Automobile

Why Is Ev Charging So Expensive?

Electric vehicles are being chosen by people all across the globe because of their efficiency and eco-friendly nature. But the performance of an electric car is directly dependent on how well it is charged. Almost everyone charges their electric vehicles at home, and many people are now investing in fast …

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Repairing a Leaky Radiator Curing Pulsing Brakes

The driver in the left lane suddenly relishes missing his exit, so he cuts in front of you. You mas h the brake pedal, and it vibrates like a running chain saw as the antilock braking system (ABS) keeps you out of a skid. Thankfully, you don’t rear-end the jerk’s …

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Automotive transmission systems

The power developed by the engine has to reach the road wheels for moving the vehicle. The transmission system deals with this objective. It transmits power to wheels as and when required by varying speed and torque. This unit comprises different components of automotive transmission depending upon their purpose. Sometimes …

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Changing a Tire Replacing Your Tailpipe

Flat tires are never a fun thing-but this one takes the cake. It’s late, of course, and in the middle of a frog-choking rain. You’re stuck in the ankle-deep mud on the shoulder of a deserted road. How deserted? Our-of-cell phone coverage is deserted, or you’d be sitting in the …

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Replacing Wiper Blades Windshield Wipers

Thro ugh the monsoonlkra in, you see some sort of flashing lights ahead of you. But despite the best efforts of your windshield wipers, all you can see are blurry blobs of yellow, amber, and red. Slowing to half speed, you continue to press for RWA rd through the deluge. …

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Driving in a faster, cleaner world

The automobiles of 1980 are recognizably related to those on sale today. In its overall concept, the layout of the average family sedan has barely changed at all, despite the development of practical new body styles, such as the multi-passenger vehicle or the super-compact suburban runabout. However, the systems within …

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Aston martin agenda Stimson scorcher

Britain’s licensing authorities weren’t too sure what to make of the Stimson Scorcher in 1976, hesitatingly classifying it as a motorcycle-sidecar combination. By law, that meant “rider” and “pillion” had to wear crash helmets but the third occupant—the Scorcher seated three in a row—was legally the sidecar occupant and, thus, …

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Nasa lunar roving vehicle fiat ESV 1500

Four of these ‘“cars” were made, and for each minute they were driven for their intended purpose, they cost over $58,000. NASA’s Lunar Roving Vehicle (“LRV”) was known as the Moon Buggy, and the most expensive “Rover” ever built! Maybe fittingly, Americans were the first to drive on the Moon. …

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AUSTIN/FLM PANELCRAFT TAXI GOLDENROD

Nubar Sarkis Gulbenkian, monocle in right eye and orchid always on the label, was one of London’s most recognizable playboys during the 1960s. He lived at the Ritz Hotel, married three times, and enjoyed a lifestyle of supreme indulgence. He was of Armenian-Jewish extraction and, like his father Calouste Gulbenkian, …

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Automobile Fuel crisis and moon landings

From an automotive viewpoint, the 1970s was dominated by the fuel crisis that engulfed the first half of the decade, and the uncertain motoring outlook that ensued. Although the early 1970s would see some iconic high-performance, wedge-shaped “supercars” come to life, large engined mass-market cars suffered, out of favor for …

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