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Why a Continuously Variable Transmission?

The continuously variable transmission has gained popularity in recent years for its ability to improve fuel efficiency and its simplicity. A decade or so ago, it was difficult to find ...

Got a Low Tire Pressure Light?

The term “low tire pressure light” is a bit misleading. The light that most people are talking about when they say this is actually called the TPMS light. It isn’t even really ...

Welcome to the Internal Combustion Engine

Though there have been an incredible amount of inventions throughout human history that have quite literally changed the face of humanity, few of them have had the same kind of transformative ...

How an alternator works

There is nothing worse than a car that just won’t start for no real obvious reason whatsoever. Getting into your car and fully expecting it to fire up the first time that you turn ...

Wheel Bearings – an intro

Wheel bearings are not exactly the most “sexy” of all the automotive parts in your vehicle. They certainly aren’t as known to laymen and “civilians” as rims, brakes, spark ...

Cold air intake systems 101

There are literally thousands of different things a car owner can do to their vehicle thanks to the explosion in aftermarket parts and upgrades available today. However, of all of the ...

How Are Fossil Fuels Formed

Contrary to what their name suggests, fossil fuels aren’t made from old dinosaur bones. This assumption about the source of fossil fuels is quite a common misconception. In reality, ...

Car spoilers can be helpful or harmful

Car spoilers, sometimes called air dams, air diffusers, or just spoilers, are simple devices. The purpose of a car spoiler is to direct the air that is flowing over or under the car ...
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