New Ertiga Dreza 2016 for Indonesia Market

New Ertiga Dreza 2016 presence of different views on the exterior, making it a high value. Some refresher appears on the front that includes New Front Bumper, New Garnish Chrome Grille Radiator Upper, New Grille Radiator Upper, New Grille Radiator Lower, New LED (Light-Emitting Diode), New Garnish Radiator Lower, New Design Alloy wheel 15 inch New Front Grille Garnish Chrome Ring (DREZA GS). Variant: New ERTIGA DREZA (GA/MT), GL (MT) (AT), GX  (MT)  (AT) Colour: New Ertiga Dreza 2016 have four (4) different colours: Pearl Snow White, Cool Black Metallic, Graphite Gray Metallic, Pearl Twilight Violet

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Specification

Overall Length: 4.325 mm Overall Width: 1.695 mm Overall Height: 1.685 mm Axis Wheels Distance: 2.740 mm Front Cornerstone Distance: 1.480 mm Rear Cornerstone Distance: 1.490 mm Distance Lowest: 185 mm Minimum Turn Radius: 5.2 m

Engine

Type: K14B Fill Cylinders: 1.373 cc number of Valves: 16 number of Cylinders: 4 inline Bore x Stroke: 73.0 x 82.0 mm Compression Comparison: 1: 10 Maximum power: 92PS/6.000rpm Maximum Twist Moment: 130Nm/4.000rpm Fuel Systems: Multi-Point Injection   Purchase With price that compete with different product. Customer can purchase this car by cash or credit. Promo and bonuses are awaiting for costumers in this year end sale.

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Automotive Motor Oil Change Frequency

Believe it or not your vehicle is made up of thousands and thousands of parts the majority of which are metal in origin and composition. It is a known fact in the work of mechanics that metal rubbing against raw metal creates great friction, and wear and tear on the metal surfaces in collision with each other. Thus without adequate lubrication from oil type lubricants you’re the motor in your vehicle – be it car, truck or S.U.V. would not last long and would thus have a very short life span.

There are some partly or wholly non-petroleum oils which are referred to as “synthetic oils”. According to manufacturers of these synthetic oils , a car or truck can be driven up to 30,000 miles ( 50,000 km) without the requirement or need for an oil change. The most grueling auto racers use premium synthetic oils almost exclusively. All sorts of claims have been made for synthetics which after all were developed for tank use on the Russian front in WW2. The most vital and important claims reduced friction , reduced wear, improved fuel economies , and extended oil change interval times. While no motor oil will eliminate engine wear, synthetics do offer measurable improvements in engine life according to Alberta based auto industry analyst M. L. Labovitch. How much of course is of course still subject to tremendous and ongoing heated debate and debates. In terms of flow characteristics most synthetics flow like water at – 40 degrees Celsius below zero , a temperature point where most conventional motor oils and even Russian vodka freezes solid. If it happens ( as it sometimes does in case of limited or no routine auto maintenance and service) that the oil filter itself is so dirty that motor oil cannot pass through the oil filter, in most cases a bypass valve will open and the motor oil goes directly to the moving parts. There are some partly or wholly non-petroleum oils which are referred to as “synthetic oils”. According to manufacturers of these synthetic oils , a car or truck can be driven up to 30,000 miles ( 50,000 km) without the requirement or need for an oil change. The most grueling auto racers use premium synthetic oils almost exclusively. What are the drawbacks of synthetics ? Price is the primary concern with synthetics costing from three to five times as much as conventional motor oils and lubricants. But just considering the increased length of time between oil change intervals they provide, the real cost difference may not be all that great by any means or manner of form. Some people just must have top of the line – the very best lubricant money can buy – even dirty un-cleaned motor oil if necessary. It seems that half a loaf of bread is better than no bread at all, or in this essential though lubrication provide by dirty, as opposed to more pure, lubricating fluids.

The oil drain plug is in the oil pan at the the bottom of the engine. This has to be removed with a solid wrench or socket. If you do the work yourself as you remove the plug, be careful not to let hot oil drip onto your hand or arm. It usually and generally goes through the camshaft, up to lubricate the valve lifters and rocker arms, then down to the crankshaft, the pistons and down the inside interior walls of the engine’s cylinders. Gravity brings the motor oil eventually to the oil, where the process begins again. In this way, the motor-oil lubricates all engine parts, cooling the surface and surfaces and reducing wear. In addition the motor oil and oils also act as a liquid washer and sealant around the pistons. Motor lubricating oil serves to seal the area on the circumference of the pistons. This way none of the air/ fuel mixture that is compressed for the combustion purposes, – to drive your motor and power plant, can escape. As a result the lubricating oil acts in addition to simple lubricant benefits to increase engine power and horsepower and maintains a far more powerful and efficient power plant that would be available otherwise.

Most motorists take their engine oil for granted. Multiviscosity is a most highly desirable characteristic in an auto engine motor oil and lubricant. If the oil is relatively thin at low temperatures, it will flow easily overall and provide good lubrication. This is especially important in the cold northern Alberta winter time climate. From the time the engine starts in the minus 40 degree temperature and the engine oil begins to flow more engine wear and tear occur than in thousands and thousands of normal driving in warmer more moderate ambient temperatures. Current auto industry recommendations and protocol in 2010 is to start the vehicle and bring the temperature up to its normal operating temperature. The motorist can do this simply by letting the engine run for 10 to 20 minutes . Take care not to run the car in an enclosed space, underground garage or a garage with the large door ways closed. Dangerous fumes and carbon monoxide poisoning can result.
In one tragic terrible case a home owner left the auto running in an attached garage. The CO fumes entered the home poisoning his family – especially if are in extreme conditions such as commercial taxi or police use or drive in a very cold climate in the winter time.

Filling Up Your Vehicle With The Wrong Fuel – Advice From the Emergency Breakdown Experts

The wrong fuel problem is now so widespread that a large industry has grown up around it and there are hundreds of vehicles on the road dedicated to removing the wrong fuel type from affected vehicles. Even so, very few motorists tend to do this more than once and consequently not very many are even aware that this type of emergency assistance exists until they need it. Usually, the first time a motorist encounters this industry is when they do an internet search on their smart phone whilst stranded on a fuel station forecourt or at the side of the road.

A Stressful Experience

Filling up with the wrong fuel can be very frustrating, these things rarely happen when you have time to spare and more often than not they occur when motorists are most distracted, such as on the way to work in the busy rush hour traffic with their minds on the day ahead and not on their current activity of filling up with fuel.

Motoring has also changed dramatically over the last 20 years and there are now few motorists with mechanical knowledge outside of topping up water, oil, tyre pressure and filling up with fuel. This lack of understanding means that, very often, your first reaction may be panic as the possibility of a huge repair bill looms.

Why is filling up with the wrong fuel type such a problem?

Diesel fuel contains lubricants which ensure that all metal components that come into contact with each other in a diesel engine fuel system, work together smoothly with no build-up of friction or heat. Unleaded petrol, on the other hand, is a solvent with no lubricating qualities. When unleaded petrol is put into a diesel fuel system and the vehicle engine is started, it will run for a short while until the friction between moving parts causes over heating which in turn causes the vehicle to stall. This is especially the case with modern vehicles which will detect a problem quickly and the ECU will shut off power to the engine to prevent potential damage.

There is also the possibility of a build-up of tiny metal fragments sheared off the moving parts that come into contact with each other without the necessary lubrication. These can make their way through the fuel system to the injectors causing potential blockages.

Once the vehicle engine has stalled, if the motorist has not noticed their mistake and has driven away from the fuel station forecourt, it cannot be restarted until all traces of the wrong fuel type have been removed from the fuel system. Many incidents attended by wrong fuel recovery engineers tend to be where a vehicle has stalled on a main road or at a busy junction so they will always arrive with the correct equipment needed to tow a vehicle to a safe place before any remedial action can take place.

What do the wrong fuel experts suggest?

The experts suggest that, in fact, there is no reason to panic. In reality, it is very rare for a vehicle fuel system to be so badly affected that an expensive repair is required. Unfortunately, there is an awful lot of contrary information on the internet and in the media written by authors with little in depth knowledge of the consequences of putting the wrong fuel in a vehicle and the chances are that a motorist may have seen or heard some of this scare mongering. It is very easy for an unscrupulous mechanic or main dealer to pull the wool over a customer’s eyes and suggest a costly repair as the intricacies of modern vehicle fuel system operation are not usually common knowledge.

Unless your vehicle is an exotic sports car or has been extensively modified in some way then in 99% of cases a wrong fuel recovery expert engineer will suggest a fuel drain and fuel system flush through with fresh fuel for the vehicle.

When you find yourself in need of a wrong fuel recovery expert, here’s what they advise:

If you haven’t already done so, do not start your vehicle and do not use the remote lock unless absolutely necessary – In some vehicles the fuel pump is primed as soon as the remote lock/unlock is used which may circulate some of the wrong fuel type around the system. If the vehicle hasn’t been started then the fuel drain and system flush will be an easier task and can be completed more quickly.

Call an Expert Wrong Fuel Recovery Company rather than a breakdown service, main dealer or local mechanic – consulting a properly licensed and qualified wrong fuel removal engineer will mean that you get a better diagnosis and better advice as they know vehicle fuel systems inside out. Calling out a local mechanic or main dealer may result in you being presented with a large and probably unnecessary repair bill. A specialist engineer will also be licensed by the Environment Agency to handle and transport contaminated fuel safely which means that you, your vehicle and anyone in the vicinity will not be put at risk by the actions of someone who is not completely familiar with the correct procedure for removing the wrong fuel type from a vehicle.

If you’ve only put in a little of the wrong fuel type, don’t be fooled into thinking it’s OK to top up with the correct fuel and then drive the vehicle as normal – in all likelihood the vehicle will run in this situation albeit a little roughly. The problem is that unleaded petrol is a solvent and doesn’t have the lubricating properties of diesel. You run the risk of friction damage or seal damage to components in the diesel fuel system if there is even a little petrol mixed in there.

If you’re in a dangerous situation such as blocking a main road or junction, stalled on a dark road at night or you’re a vulnerable motorist, tell the operator – a responsible Wrong Fuel Recovery Company will prioritise your callout in these cases.

What to do after the event

In those few and far between rare cases where the wrong fuel removal engineer has suggested that there may potentially be some damage to your vehicle fuel system components, contact your insurance company and check to ascertain whether there is cover for your vehicle under the accidental damage part of your policy where the wrong fuel has been used. More often than not, there will be cover but it’s important to check before going ahead with potentially expensive repairs which you may not need to pay for. If exclusion is not specified for damage caused by the accidental use of the wrong fuel type then, if the insurance company try to refuse the claim, the policy holder would be entitled to complain to the insurance ombudsman.

Where the engineer has performed a fuel drain and fuel system flush through with fresh fuel, keep an eye on and an ear out for any abnormal noises or performance from the engine. If you believe there may be something amiss after running the vehicle for a couple of days after the fuel drain, contact the company who previously attended and let them know. They will send out an engineer to further assess your vehicle and may suggest remedial action.

Summary

In short, don’t get sucked in by all the negative information out there posted by writers being critical of insurance companies or automotive main dealers. In reality, your vehicle is much more likely to be just fine after a simple, inexpensive fuel drain. The only unavoidable consequence is the time lost to rectify this simple mistake. Be sure to engage your brain when filling up!

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How to Prevent Auto Accidents

It is part of the grand initiation into the adult world: passing the driver’s test and becoming a genuine card-carrying member of the licensed auto operating world. For parents, the juncture comes with a good mix of pride and anxiousness.

“My child is actually growing up,” you think to yourself. “But,” you sagely add, “he or she is still a child to some extent.”

Easing a child into adulthood is no small matter – especially when the risks of general liability and losses and damages associated with an accident are so blatantly incongruous to the rest of society that they actually rock the car insurance industry and threaten policy holders with increased rates that are way above the average insurance quote.

So how do you deal with this extremely precarious stage of life and driving? You lecture, teach, instruct and repeat the very necessary rules of safe driving.

What to tell Your New Teen Driver

The manner in which you deliver your pitch for good driving practices, of course, is as essential to the process as any so make sure to do so in a relaxed atmosphere at home or any other comfortable premises. Show your teen your care and concern by underscoring your love for him and her. Tell about the need to be responsible when it comes to something as important as driving. Stress that careless driving is the cause of damages, injury and even tragic loss of life. Then go on to enumerate the basics of safe driving rules while emphasizing that common sense goes a long way as well.

Dear son and daughter – (here we go) –

• Evaluate your individual capability of driving each time you get behind the wheel. Are you excessively tired? Did you drink at that party? Be honest enough to tell yourself you may not be at the right state of mind to drive (and don’t drive)if you question your capability at the moment.

• Always buckle up your seat belt prior to driving, instruct any passengers to do the same.

• Adjust your headrest to a tailored fit of your head before driving.

• Never drive without a clean windshield. This will allow for optimum driving visibility at all times, particularly in the low-visibility times, at sun rise and at sun set.

• Maintain safe hand-on-wheel positions – 4 o’clock and 8 o’clock or 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock – the points that have been documented to protect a driver’s face from the brunt of a vehicle’s airbag when set off by the force of a collision.

• Heed all speed limits. Besides a mandate of the law, doing so gives you sufficient time to stop and avoid an accident.

• Respect other drivers. Turn on blinkers for a turn and yield to others, while be on the look-out for any motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian.

• Watch out and keep a distance from others that drive aggressively.

• Never talk on your cell phone or handle any device while driving.

• Do not distract yourself with anything that will keep your mind on your number one priority: the road, and safety.

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Dealers Of Luxury Cars Shared Some Benefits Of Having A Fancy Ride

Most people today think that selecting a luxury car is just for appearances. They think that it is like the most expensive designer bags or other products whose expensive value is just assigned by the makers. But most car enthusiasts say that a real fancy ride is different from that of an average car.

Plenty of luxury car dealers say that a fancy ride is loaded with plenty of impressive functionalities and features. Of course, there are those bulletproof, elegant, and swanky vehicles. Such special capabilities are often reserved only for luxury vehicles. Most manufacturers will emphasize that the technology that can produce those can just be integrated into high-end cars with their high class design and materials.

Other Benefits Of Owning A Sleek Ride

A great investment – Aside from the sophisticated technological features that make a luxury can a wise investment, this will stay very valuable for a long time most especially when the vehicle is well-preserved. You must know that the resale value for perfectly maintained vintage luxury car is very high. Some people say that these cars are similar to a fine wine where they get better with age.

It offers other useful features – Most manufacturers fully understand the lifestyle of their target demographics. In fact, most of them conduct a study on how they can accommodate the unique requirements of their clients. Hence, some vehicles today have a feature allowing users to have the ability to deal with different actions. These include booking flights, shopping online, and reminding you of your day-to-day itinerary.

It offers an excellent business opportunity – If you want to earn an extra income, you can actually do so by using your luxury car. For instance, you can rent it out for special events like galas or weddings. Be aware that there are plenty of people today who are very much willing to spend a significant amount of money just to look right and be in style at special occasions.

Manufacturers offer some privileges for their buyers – If you want to own one of these vehicles, consider working with a manufacturer who provides a wide range of privileges to their buyers. There are those who can automatically hook you up with the finest restaurant in your area.

Indeed, these cars are among the grandest investments that will provide you with high and solid returns. If your finance permits you to own one of these, you surely will stand to enhance you image as well as harness the many different benefits it provides. Work with the best car dealers today.

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Challenges of a Car Dealership

The Car manufacturing industries, just like any other, have got business challenges of its own, which need to be taken care off on a regular basis. Maintaining the current market position while fulfilling the customer’s demand is a tough task when factors like low manufacturing cost, production timing, proper planning, and execution can easily decide your fate in the target market if overlooked. The material and component suppliers make the competition even more severe with constant innovation and delivering better quality parts at the lowest possible level.

Dealers are one of the most prominent partners in the car manufacturing industry who are facing the real challenges to persuade a buyer. They need to interact, convince, and show extraordinary skills to influence a customer to buy the vehicle. Moreover, nowadays customers have the choice of online stores where they can compare prices, know the technical specifications in detail, etc. Therefore convincing a customer is becoming more challenging for the dealership as customers are aware of every detail of vehicles.

Research carried out by a third party shows that 60% of the Auto industry business is done by the existing customers, 11% through the internet and the rest 29% through walk-in.

Limitations of Dealership

Mostly rely on Emails, SMS, cold-calling, walk-ins, etc
Organising promo drives (which adds extra costs)
Lack of genuine data (from conferences and walk-ins)

The dealership challenges get even worse when a vehicle manufacturer asks the Dealers to do the following things that are needed to maintain a company’s competency in the market.

Maintaining a high cost of inventory (vehicles displays, stock, spare parts, )
Manpower cost (technical, admin and sales)
Cost of setting infrastructure facility
Real Estate

So, here comes a big challenge for the dealers to find a solution to reduce the operational costs while maximizing the profit.

Today’s market is demanding dealerships to move from a regular, outdated, and low result oriented methods to something new and trendy along with goal oriented. Therefore, to overcome all the above dealership challenges, proposed a customized mobile application solution to stay at customer’s fingertips.

Enhance dealership brand value
All the details at fingertips (vehicle cost, technical specs, customer queries, )
Creating better recall of brands in a long run
Book a service appointment anytime
Reach out to sales & technical team through the app
Create promos for special offers and deals

A dealer can connect with customers sending info of latest model/technical advantages upon its competitors and promote the brand without incurring additional cost through mobile apps.

 

Why You Should Avoid Fuelling Your Car Tank Fully With Petrol

“Full tank,” said a driver to the petrol station attendant. With that done, the attendant gave the ‘thumbs up’ sign and the driver smiled as he drove off the highly laden SUV, the sight of folded tents and bikes on the roof rack and a spade attached vertically along the rear door clearly attesting why he needed all that fuel: it seemed that a serious expedition was in prospect. “Great,” I thought. Maybe he was going bungee jumping. Why couldn’t I afford bungee jumping?

Anyway, as I sat in my battered Volkswagen sneezing in the Discovery’s choking wake I happened to reckon at the number of times I had done the same. (Not in my car of course, for if you fill my car tank fully it will then start leaking.) How about you – how many times have you filled your tank fully or been next to someone doing that? Well, here is the reason why you should avoid doing so unless it’s totally unavoidable. The mechanism that works the fuel pump is such that are two pipes inside the fuel dispenser, one of course to conduct the petrol into the hose leading the fuel into your car’s tank and the other to conduct it – away. This second pipe opening gets activated when fuel reaches the brim of your car’s tank, upon which a return-valve which is at the top compartment of the petrol dispenser is opened to allow excess fuel back into the storage tank. So what is the problem with such a safety measure? The issue here is that while the pump meter counts forward, there is no allocation for it to take into account the fuel that has flowed back, and so you pay for extra fuel that you haven’t used. Another minor reason is that when you fill your tank fully, you do not provide space for the gas generated by the fuel in the tank and so up to a certain level (about three-quarters of the tank) when there will be enough space for this gas, more than necessary fuel will be sent into the engine for combustion. This fuel, though little, is mere waste as the engine will just burn what it normally uses in its combustion ratio. Other than that, it’s totally safe to fill up because there are people who have raised concerns as to the expansion of petrol especially in high temperature areas, claiming that a car can explode when filled fully such that the petrol has no room to expand. Conversely, just as structural engineers take into account the movement of suspension bridges that will come as a result of the forces of wind and thereby make them flexible, so have automotive engineers built an air gap inside the petrol tanks to address the chemical volatility of petrol, and so your car is not at risk of exploding when the petrol expands in the tank. But if you are sensitive as to where every single cent of your hard-earned money goes, the best option for you is to fill up to three-quarters full.

In my case here, owing to certain financial and mechanical dysfunctions as already explained, I pump my ramshackle Beetle’s tank to a quarter-full and drive off listening to my favourite Beatles song, and as I join the main road I take one last look at the filling station and smile. The attendant sees that and smiles back – but he doesn’t really know why I’m smiling. Or does he?

 

Spick and Span for Your Car’s Engine

Most people operate with the general understanding that they need to get their car washed regularly in order to keep the exterior looking nice. Not only that, but regular car washes help maintain your car’s paint job. Now, if the outside of your car looks great, so should the inside. As much as it may look brand new, a dirty engine can make your car run like an antique. Never fear! You can actually clean your own car’s engine, as long as you don’t mind getting a little dirty. It really isn’t as difficult as it may seem…

First Things First

You can’t just jump in and hose down your engine. That could be quite dangerous, in fact (think exposed wires). First, you will need to clear out as much of the debris as possible. Thing like leaves and twigs can get stuck in the grill, hood (especially around the seams), and vents. An air compressor is ideal to use as it will just blow away the debris, but it’s not something in most people’s garages. No air compressor? No worries! A small brush will do.

Remember what we said about hosing down your engine being dangerous? Well, here’s why… sensors, exposed wiring, distributor, spark plug openings. These cannot be exposed to water without some kind of protection. Your engine is more or less waterproof already (think rain), but wrapping the sensors and such in plastic will ensure it.

Next Up…

This is a simple one… start your engine and let it run for about 10 minutes. The accumulated grease and oil stuck on the engine will loosen up, and degreasers work much better with a warm engine. Speaking of which…

Getting rid of the gunk built up in your engine requires a degreasing product. While petroleum based degreasers are efficient, they can also degrade rubber hoses and seals. You should get something with a gentler touch, something water or even citrus-based. It’s best to apply a degreaser from the bottom up. Otherwise, it can drip down on you as you work. Please take care as the degreaser can remove the wax from your fenders. Spray carefully, and hose down your fenders, grill, and hood afterward.

How Bad is It?

Now, if your engine is basically clean, just let the degreaser sit for 3-5 minutes. If there is a lot of build up in your engine, you may need to take a parts brush to break up the gunk. A little car washing solution can help. Actually, if I’m being totally honest here, Dawn (as in dishwash soap) works pretty darn well. It is a degreaser itself, so it can help you get those heavily soiled spots loosened up. Just don’t use too much. Your car’s engine will turn into a bubble bath when you hose it down.

Last, but not Least…

Hose that puppy down! There is no need to use a high pressure hose as that can knock things loose. A regular garden hose will do, with light to moderate water pressure. After hosing down your engine, you can let it dry on its own for a bit, but make sure to wipe off the remaining moisture with a microfiber towel. A warm or hot engine will dry itself relatively quickly, but it will spot (kind of like what happens to the exterior when the sprinklers come on and you let it air dry). Don’t forget your before and after pictures…

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The History Of Car Technology In 5 Interesting Facts

The motor vehicle has come a long way, such a long way that it’s intricate design has become something we hardly take notice of anymore. Did you know the motor vehicle began as an invented toy for the Chinese Empire in 1672? That the car ignition system parts we know today weren’t invented until 1898, 226 years later? That’s about 3 average human lifetimes of technology and it still wasn’t yet the car we know today. Our social views on vehicles have changed tremendously as well. The original gas/electric hybrid design was created and discarded in the early 1900s. Just look how far we’ve come! Transitioning from horse-drawn vehicles couldn’t have been easy for the world, but it must have been especially hard for the Studebaker brothers who were the world’s leading manufacturer for horse-drawn cars. Now we commonly take this technology for granted, except for enthusiasts and the following 21st century awards: Car of the Century, World Car of the Year, Truck of the Year, International Car of the Year, Car of the Year Japan, European Car of the Year and North American Car of the Year.

The First Car

To our best knowledge, the first car began as a toy built for the Chinese Empire by Ferdinand Verbiest. All the first cars were steam powered, even the first passenger capable car invented in the late 1800s. These cars remained only fashionable and not commonly owned for quite some time. During this time many parts were re-invented to perform better. From there public transportation was established in some places, but was scrutinized for safety and caused the Locomotive Act in 1865, requiring these vehicles be proceeded by a man with a red flag and blaring a horn.

Car Ignition System Parts

The first car ignition system seems to be one of the only hole-in-ones in car making history. The first patented design in 1883 by Siegfried Marcus was that of the magneto type, the same design used today!

The Hybrid Car

Although the efforts of the first hybrid car designers were side swiped by the success and efficiency of gas powered vehicles with consumers, the history behind the first hybrid cars is thick from year 1665 to 2000 when Toyota released the Prius, the most popular model to date. The actual first hybrid model to hit America’s mass market was a Honda in 1999. Side swiped again!

The Studebaker Brothers

The Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company was ambitious to attempt to transition from wagons to automobiles like the rest of America and were successful for 50 years (from 1912-1962). They established a great reputation and were well versed in collaborating with other companies, partnering with several in it’s lifetime. It’s last partnership was with Packard, a luxury car manufacturer. They were dropped from partnership due to their impending financial doom. The Studebaker vehicle was produced in 1966, under their original ‘Studebaker Corporation’.

Vehicle Awards

It’s important to maintain these competitions and awards each year to understand where we are headed with them in the future. It’s certain they are not going away! Of Forbes’ car technology predictions, some of the most foreseeable concepts are active window displays (glass capable of displaying images) and active health monitoring (seat belts and steering wheels capable of taking your vitals).

Thousands of hands have been in the creation of the car. For those who love them, the tid-bits that satisfy their left sided brains are abundant, a rabbit hole that will never end as long as man needs to get from A to B.

 

Important Things That All Drivers Should Know About The Care And Maintenance Of Tires

Though they are often overlooked, your tires are among the most important features on your car. Good tires can mean faster acceleration, shorter stopping distances and better performance and handling overall. These products can also play a major role in determining both driver and passenger safety. The tips that follow will help you take good care of your tires and extend their longevity.

It is important to always have four tires that are exactly the same in size and weight. Thus, if you have replaced one or two tires at different time and have not got the exact same specifications all the way around your vehicle, you should take care of this right away. Doing so will improve overall safety and it will also ensure that your tires wear evenly all the way around. When you can, always try to have all four tires replaced all at once rather than one at a time.

Make sure that you are getting your tires rotated regularly. If you aren’t, then these aren’t wearing evenly and you are not getting maximum value from your investment in these products. Your mechanic can help you get a manageable schedule in place for this essential and highly beneficial form of maintenance.

If your treads are starting to wear low, go ahead and pay for replacements rather than putting this off. Otherwise, you run the risk of having a blowout or a flat at the worst possible time. It is always best to have proper fitting and high quality tires in place as this will ensure that you are able to stop quickly and take fat and evasive action whenever you need to.

When getting your oil changed, have a mechanic check to see that each tire has been properly inflated. You can also bring your own gauge and ask this professional to show you how to check air pressure levels on your own. These should never be over or under-inflated. When you go to get fuel, take a minute to check them, especially if you plan to travel any significant distance.

Think about investing in better rims. Believe it or not, these can also play a role in determining overall handling, acceleration times and stopping distances. For instance, an alloy rim will e much lighter than a steel design and can therefore lead to better performance in these areas overall. New rims will also give your vehicle a much more appealing look overall and some can even add to the resale value of your auto as well.