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Exhaust Gas Temperature: Gas Vs. Diesel

Exhaust Gas Temperature: Gas Vs. Diesel

The temperature of the exhaust that a vehicle emits directly relates to how well the engine itself is functioning. Both diesel and gasoline vehicles have specific temperature ranges that the exhaust must stay within in order for the components to function correctly.......[Read More]
Ford Fusion Hybrid Technology

Ford Fusion Hybrid Technology

Ford Motor Co. is slated to release its first ever hybrid sedan, the 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid within the next year. This will be a vehicle that company spokesmen say, features new hybrid technology that ... ......[Read More]
Battery Issues in the Prius

Battery Issues in the Prius

The Toyota Prius has become very popular, due to the high gas mileage of the hybrid engine system. But while the car has enjoyed strong sales and general popularity, it is not without problems. The battery, in particular, is an area of discussion and concern because hybrid car batteries.........[Read More]
At a Glance: 2014 Cadillac ELR

At a Glance: 2014 Cadillac ELR

Cadillac gets its first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. The 2014 Cadillac ELR has made its debut, a 2+2 coupe that advances the brand's Art & Science design language.......[Read More]
Electric Car Insurance - Important Things You Should Know

Electric Car Insurance - Important Things You Should Know

For EVs (electric vehicles), the much spoke discounts are provided by insurance companies but not from the governments. Since insurance is usually provided by private organizations, most governments apply their offers on government implemented charges. However, the purchase of an electronic insuranc......[Read More]
The Effects of Hybrid Cars on Ozone Layer

The Effects of Hybrid Cars on Ozone Layer

A study performed by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on hybrid cars and their effects on ozone has shown that the use of these vehicles does effectively reduce greenhouse gases. EarthLab has further shown that the Toyota Prius, a hybrid vehicle, has a lifelong carbon.........[Read More]
Natural Gas Car Facts

Natural Gas Car Facts

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Energy Policy Act of 1992 lists compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) as alternative fuels. Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) can run on either, or they can switch between natural gas and gasoline.......[Read More]
The Fantastic Use and Great Advantages of A Hybrid Car

The Fantastic Use and Great Advantages of A Hybrid Car

The cost of fuel and the damage it brings to our environment has become very rampant, and because of that, hybrid cars are presently considered as very beneficial to the preservation of the environment. The ... ......[Read More]
Types of Injector Pumps

Types of Injector Pumps

Injection pumps are used in diesel engines to delver the proper quantity of fuel to the engine while also controlling the flow of fuel to the engine. The main injection pumps are unit injectors, common-rail injectors and distribution injection pumps. These specific injection pumps do not.........[Read More]
Avoid the Rising Cost of Fuel

Avoid the Rising Cost of Fuel

Fuel costs continue to rise. There are ways without buying a brand new hybrid to help reduce these costs.......[Read More]
Gas Car Vs. Hybrid Car

Gas Car Vs. Hybrid Car

In recent years, the automotive industry has taken strides to reduce emissions and increase fuel economy by creating the hybrid car. But what's the real difference between hybrids and regular gasoline-powered cars?......[Read More]
Water for Gas Converters Can Help You Save on Car Fuel Expenses

Water for Gas Converters Can Help You Save on Car Fuel Expenses

The water for gas conversion process is becoming one of the top alternatives to beat oil price hikes. This system mainly involves use of a device that converts water into an innovative form of fuel called oxyhydrogen (HHO) or more popularly known as brown gas. Take a further look on how you can util......[Read More]
Homemade Methanol

Homemade Methanol

Methanol is a biodiesel fuel that can be used as a substitute for gas in cars, motorcycles and small gas engines. Methanol burns cleaner than gasoline and produces less knocking in the engine because it is a higher octane fuel. Methanol is also less expensive than gasoline, it's a better lubricant, ......[Read More]
How Do I Winterize Diesel Fuel?

How Do I Winterize Diesel Fuel?

Preparing your diesel-powered equipment for winter's arrival is an important task. If your engine will be sitting idle for several months, such as a boat that's been hauled out for winter storage or farm/construction machinery which will not be used again until spring, you must winterize the fuel. I......[Read More]
Electric BMW Will Be Priced Lower Than Electric Opel

Electric BMW Will Be Priced Lower Than Electric Opel

Buying a BMW i3 will be cheaper than buying an Opel Ampera German car manufacturer BMW has interesting plans for the price setting of its new electric vehicle. The popular car maker intends to start offering its electric BMW i3 model, which will be released on the market in 2013 at a very competitiv......[Read More]
The Life of Hybrid Batteries

The Life of Hybrid Batteries

The battery is the lifeblood of a hybrid vehicle. It assists the internal combustion engine and it helps improve fuel economy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. The battery is a delicate component, but the technology has proven durable enough in its short history to earn long warranties from manu......[Read More]
Porsche Electric Cars

Porsche Electric Cars

Believe it or not, the first Porsche electric car was created in 1900. It was a collaboration between Porsche and Lohner, two unknown car engineers who gained international acclaim because of their accomplishments. Porsche also went on to create the world's first gas/electric hybrid.......[Read More]
How to Warm a Car Battery

How to Warm a Car Battery

Bitter temperatures can wreak havoc on your car's battery. In cities like Chicago, Minneapolis and Buffalo, temperatures can dip well below zero in January, making car batteries weak and unable to provide the power to start the car. The best way to prepare for frigid temperatures is to check your ba......[Read More]
Performance of the Ford 6.4 Power Stroke

Performance of the Ford 6.4 Power Stroke

Ford trucks use the Power Stroke line of engines for diesel fuel applications. Diesel engines are regarded for their low-revving torque that aids in towing heavy loads and their durability over gasoline-powered engines.......[Read More]
Safety Information for Hybrid Cars

Safety Information for Hybrid Cars

Hybrid vehicles offer reduced emissions and lower fuel consumption than standard gas-powered vehicles, but they also pose some safety concerns because of their quiet engines and their high-voltage batteries.......[Read More]