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Homemade Hydrogen Auto Fuel

Homemade Hydrogen Auto Fuel

With increases in the price of gas throughout the early 21st Century, many people are looking for alternative fuels to run their cars. Websites offering plans and conversion kits are springing up everywhere; but is hydrogen auto fuel really feasible?......[Read More]
Green Energy: Water Powered Cars

Green Energy: Water Powered Cars

The thought of water as a source of power is an important consideration as we look into viable alternatives to fossil fuel and the obvious limitations associated with it. Even though we are using electricity; this article is a reminder of the possible choice of water as a source of automobile power.......[Read More]
The Green Car And Other Uses For Bio-Diesel

The Green Car And Other Uses For Bio-Diesel

Bio fuel in the form of bio-diesel can be used for clean environmentally sound power for personal transport. Most modern diesel engines can use it without modification. However bio fuel can be used for much more than just cars.......[Read More]
A Claims Management Company Works for You

A Claims Management Company Works for You

So it has happened, that leaky pipe turned into an electrical fire. A heavy storm has created water damage and structural issues. Who can you turn to in times of need, when you need someone ... ......[Read More]
How Do Diesel Motors Work?

How Do Diesel Motors Work?

Basic FunctionMuch like a conventional gasoline engine, a diesel motor is an internal combustion engine that converts fuel to mechanical energy that can move pistons up and down inside the engine. The pistons are connected to a crankshaft that turns the linear motion of the pistons into a.........[Read More]
How Does the Ground in a Car's Electrical System Work?

How Does the Ground in a Car's Electrical System Work?

Whenever an electrical system is being worked on, it is important that everything that requires power have an appropriate ground. All electrical components need power, and the power must make it back to ground. It must be a complete circuit. That is the reason it is called a.........[Read More]
The Advantages of Using Hydrogen As Fuel

The Advantages of Using Hydrogen As Fuel

Hydrogen comprises more than 75 percent of the environment, but it primarily occurs in association with other elements, the Army Logistics University points out. In its pure or free state, hydrogen is a useful fuel, with considerable advantages over petroleum-based fuels--it is renewable.........[Read More]
Electric Vehicles on the Verge of a Breakthrough in 2011

Electric Vehicles on the Verge of a Breakthrough in 2011

2010 was an exceptional year for electric vehicles (EV). Better technology and infrastructure are some of the reasons for the success. And in 2011, EVs are likely to keep growing stronger.......[Read More]
Role of Lubricants in the Wire Drawing Process

Role of Lubricants in the Wire Drawing Process

Wire illustrating is a metalworking method that the cord is usually handed down as a result of a few is disapated to be able to reduce their cross-section. For this reason a variety of Wire ... ......[Read More]
BTU Value Propane Vs. Fuel Oil

BTU Value Propane Vs. Fuel Oil

It's common to see big blue or white tanks in the yards of properties and on farmland while you're driving along a country road. In most cases, those tanks contain propane. People in remote areas have been using propane for quite a while. Today, a growing number of city folks are beginning to conver......[Read More]
Wake Up - There's a New Electric Car Revolution

Wake Up - There's a New Electric Car Revolution

February 2010 may go down as the month which started the new electric car revolution. The revolution has started quite appropriately in Japan in the Far East with a joint venture with giant car makers Nissan and Renault joining forces with the All Japan Ryokan Association (AJRA) who will promote and......[Read More]
Auto Detailing Check List

Auto Detailing Check List

Auto detailing is more than just washing a car. It involves a thorough cleaning and polishing of both the inside and the outside to make it look the best it can, provide protection tosurfaces. Regular auto detailing can help your car to look it's best, provides protection to surfaces and helps to pr......[Read More]
How to Select the Best Types of Hybrid Vehicle

How to Select the Best Types of Hybrid Vehicle

Except you're one of very few people, it's very unlikely that you know the variations of hybrid vehicles in existence. Even if you know the types you may not know the differentiating aspects and how to match your needs to the best type of hybrid vehicle. This article can help you solve tha......[Read More]
How to Build an Electric Car - Get a Good Online Guide

How to Build an Electric Car - Get a Good Online Guide

Due to the people's incessant abuse of the environment, not a day goes by without the environment making us feel the ill effects of our being irresponsible. So how can you try to do your share in helping the environment? Well if you have not started yet with replacing your plastic bags with can......[Read More]
Pros and Cons of Hybrid Vehicles

Pros and Cons of Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrid-electric vehicles are one of the fastest growing market segments in the automotive word today. With new models arriving every year, there are more options than ever for drivers wishing to own a hybrid. However, hybrids do have certain disadvantages that all potential buyers should be mindful ......[Read More]
Hydrogen Conversion Kits - The Gas Assist of the Future

Hydrogen Conversion Kits - The Gas Assist of the Future

Are you like me in that you cringe every time you pass a gas station? The roller coaster ride that fuel prices have been on is scary. The really scary part is that the "lows" really aren't that low anymore and the "highs" are budget-breaking. The prices of everything is risi......[Read More]
How to Make Your Own Biodiesel Fuel From Common Ingredients

How to Make Your Own Biodiesel Fuel From Common Ingredients

Since it is made mostly from recycled vegetable oils, Biodiesel fuel is gaining tremendous popularity as an alternative, or "green" fuel. Most modern diesel engines will run very nicely on Biodiesel fuel. This article will show you how to make Biodiesel fuel from common household ingredi......[Read More]
How is a Car Battery Made?

How is a Car Battery Made?

Ins and Outs of a Car BatteryA car battery is a rechargeable cell that supplies the vehicle with electrical energy. Volts and amps needed to operate the electrical functions of the vehicle are obtained through an internal chemical process. Common car batteries contain a lead-acid mix.........[Read More]
How Do I Know When My Volvo Penta Engine Was Built?

How Do I Know When My Volvo Penta Engine Was Built?

A subsidiary of Volvo Group, Volvo Penta builds engines and power systems for leisure boats, workboats and other industrial equipment. By closely examining your engine, you can determine the approximate time period it was built in. Red engines have decals which reveal little about what year they wer......[Read More]
How to Build a Water to Fuel Cell

How to Build a Water to Fuel Cell

Hydrogen fuel cells use hydrogen to create power. The chemical energy stored in the bond of a hydrogen molecule is released in the form of electrical energy. Water and electricity are byproducts of the reaction. Because a water molecule is composed of hydrogen and oxygen, water can be used as a sour......[Read More]