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July 20, 2011: By Jim Kerr Small can be good, especially when it comes to the engines that power our vehicles. With the price of fuel continuing to rise, automobile manufacturers are looking to build more fuel-efficient vehicles, and installing a small-displacement engine is one way of improving fuel economy: it simply takes less air and fuel to fill the smaller cylinders. There are other advantages to... Read Article
March 9, 2011: By Jim Kerr Anti-lock braking, traction control and stability control are features built into new vehicles to help drivers with vehicle control while driving on the road. With the power of electronics available for new vehicles, there are many more technologies now available to assist drivers. While many of them will help on the road, there are some specifically designed for d... Read Article
February 16, 2011: Join Autos's Facebook group Follow Autos on Twitter By Jim Kerr Putting the power of a high performance engine to the ground has always been a challenge. At the drag strip, the fastest cars will use a "spool" which is a machined part that connects the axles on both driven tires together. Power is split equally between the two tires. This method of getting the power to ... Read Article
February 2, 2011: Join Autos's Facebook group Follow Autos on Twitter By Jim Kerr Automobile braking systems have become quite complex, yet few of us give any thought to them not working. When you step on pedal, you just expect to stop! Fortunately, brake systems are also very reliable, and almost every vehicle does stop every time. They also stop us in ways that are safer than ever before.... Read Article
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