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Best Transmission Repair Services

Give your transmission the care it deserves! An essential component of your vehicle, the transmission is responsible for transferring power from the engine through the shaft into the wheels thus creating the motion of the vehicle. Within it is a plethora of components ? including a planetary gear set, valve body, modulator, brake band, torque converter, and output shaft ? that can all cause iss... ...

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Brake Override Systems – Should Your Car Say When to Stop?

We've all faced that horrifying moment of having to slam on your brakes. Perhaps a neighborhood cat darted in front of your car, or maybe the vehicle in front of you came to an unexpected stop. Maybe the traffic signal turned yellow at the worst moment, or maybe the person who should have stopped on a red just sailed through the intersection, right in your path. Whatever the reason, you only ha... ...

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Engine Noise that's Literally Too Good to be True

Did you know that the engine noise on your new car might not actually be from the engine? Automakers have been striving for years to make an engine more efficient, which means better fuel efficiency, cleaner burning and yes quieter. The conundrum faced by automakers is while they are making engines quieter, buyers are used to the sound of the old gas-guzzlers, the throaty roar of the classic Am... ...

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Entertaining Infotainment Systems

Infotainment systems have become part of the car-buying experience for consumers regardless of the cars they want to purchase. Not only do car-buyers need to make decisions on style, overall power, comfort, and levels of luxury, they need to choose which infotainment system is right for their needs. Automakers have responded to consumers' desires for state of the art technology by offering thei... ...

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HUD Window Displays: They're Already Here

First, drivers looked to their dashboards for directions from GPS navigation systems. Then, the tech companies started making portable GPS units. Now, just about everyone carries a smartphone, which can easily double as a GPS device with a simple map app. With so many innovations, how could GPS navigation systems get any easier to use?Enter the heads-up display. Also referred to as HUDs, heads-... ...

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Mobile Hotspots: Is Connecting Worth the Cost?

These days, WiFi hotspots seem to be everywhere. Whether you're at home, work, school or the coffee shop, there always seems to be a free wireless network just waiting for your device. Even gyms, malls, airports and other establishments offer their own WiFi networks. With such an abundance of hotspots, why can't you easily get a WiFi signal in your car?

Actually, you can - and at an e... ...

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Need Help Parking? Let Your Car Do the Work

In 2006, a new kind of car hit the market: one that could parallel park all by itself. You might have seen the commercials where the driver sticks their hands out of the window, laughing as the car perfectly backs itself into a space. Some self-parking cars operate by using radar to guide them, others use a combination of sensors, lasers and detailed maps to allow them to park like, well, a ... ...

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Parental Controls for Teenage Drivers

Parents want to know that their teenage drivers will be safe, especially when operating a car on the open road. According to a 2009 study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, teens driving vehicles with monitoring devices took fewer risks than those teen drivers who remained unsupervised. Automakers and third parties have recently released new technology that allows parents to monitor... ...

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Top Anti-Theft GPS Vehicle Tracking Systems

Looking for a quality GPS vehicle tracking system? The top GPS anti-theft devices are effective and user-friendly, keeping one of your most valued possessions in safe hands. Most systems use a GPS or Global Positioning System transmitter in conjunction with cellular technology, to access a network of satellites to locate your car in case of unauthorized use. The anti-theft GPS vehicle tracking ... ...

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Top Collision Avoidance Systems of 2017

Collision avoidance systems specialize in keeping people as safe as possible even if a car accident is unavoidable. Collision avoidance systems incorporate a wide range of cutting edge technology to detect warn drivers of danger or automatically perform corrective maneuvers. Once engineered, these collision avoidance system go through a series of tests monitored by the National Highway Traffic ... ...

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Uber's Quest for Self-Driving Taxis

Uber has gained quite the reputation as the everyman's taxi service. Not only are Uber fares significantly cheaper than standard cab fares, but literally anyone with a vehicle can register as a vendor. This gig-based arrangement has worked great for both customers and providers. However, it seems Uber's top brass would rather get rid of the middlemen and go straight to the consumer along with e... ...

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