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5 money saving tips to get your car ready for winter.
Myth: They take too long to charge
Fact: There are a few variables involved with this one: 1) the size of the EV’s battery, 2) what charging speeds it can handle, 3) where you’re charging it (at home, or on a public charger) and 4) how powerful the charger is (AC, or DC, which is capable of delivering truly rapid fast-charging).
- All that aside, you’ll easily be able to fully charge the average EV overnight on a domestic wall box charger, where typically you’ll get a battery from empty to full in approximately six to eight hours.
- If you have access to a DC fast-charger and your EV is compatible with high-voltage DC charging, you can add 300km of range to your battery in as little as 10 minutes.
Here’s whether it’s actually cheaper to switch to an electric vehicle or not—and how the costs break down
With gas prices up over 58% compared to last year, you might be thinking about buying an electric car to save money.
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WARNING: Do not use incandescent trouble lights around gasoline or other flammable liquids. The liquids can cause the bulb to break and the hot filament can ignite the flammable liquid.
Used Car Shopping?? Here are some tips for you…
Indicator light turns on if the gas/fuel cap is not properly tightened.
How to Prepare to Be Stuck in a Car in a Winter Snowstorm
It's all fun and games until you're trapped, as people around the U.S. found out when they were trapped on highways for hours. Here's how to prepare your car.
Advantages of Electric Vehicles
- No fuel required so you save money on gas
- Environment friendly as they do not emit pollutants
- Lower maintenance due to an efficient electric motor
- Better Performance
How to take care of cars in cold weather
When you’re working in areas like engine compartments, sometimes you just can’t get your socket into the tight places. That’s where the ratchet extender comes in handy. Slap your socket onto one end of the extension tool and attach your ratchet to the other end. Then loosen or tighten the “unreachable” bolt.
Do You Know How Retractable-stud Snow Tires Work? Know more from here...
What if you could get snow tires mounted that offered good traction for most wintery days and, when the sleet hit the fan, could offer studded traction on the fly?
ESP Fault/Traction Control Malfunction
Indicator light means that there is a problem with the vehicle’s traction control.
Flow matched fuel injectors
Each year, gasoline automobiles cost $37 billion in health and environmental expenses. By 2050, if electric vehicles account for 65 percent of all automobiles in just ten states, those costs will have decreased by $21 billion.
Clogged Air Filter
Indicator light turns on when there is reduced airflow to the engine. Have the air filter replaced or inspected.
How to Check Tire Pressure?
Don't sweat it. We're sure this How to Check Tire Pressure article will help you get your car back on track!
Myth: Switching to an electric vehicle will just mean that the same amount of pollution comes from the electricity generation
Fact: According to a range of studies doing a ‘well to wheels’ analysis, an electric car leads to significantly less carbon dioxide pollution from electricity than the CO2 pollution from the oil of a conventional car with an internal combustion engine.
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Dead Blow Mallet
Most of the time, a dead blow mallet is the only solution when it comes to removing stuck bolts. A few smacks with this hammer—and maybe a little heat—will loosen almost anything.
Hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles can help improve fuel economy, lower fuel costs, and reduce emissions.
In 2019, the United States imported about 3% of the petroleum it consumed, and the transportation sector accounts for approximately 30% of total U.S. energy needs and 70% of U.S. petroleum consumption. Using more energy efficient vehicles like hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles is an important par...
Air Drill - An air drill is a drill that rotates faster than electric drills (up to 1,800 rpm). Commonly used in auto body work when many holes need to be drilled for plug welding.
Smartwatches are a bigger distraction to drivers than mobile phones
More and more people are incorporating wearable devices like smartwatches into their lives. But these wearables are a driving distraction that the public and law enforcement should be aware of.
Reduced Power Warning
Indicator light means that the Engine Computer has limited engine power output.
Testing a fuel gauge
Line Wrenches Called flare-nut wrenches, fitting wrenches, or tube-nut wrenches. Designed to grip almost all the way around a nut used to retain a fuel or refrigerant line, and yet able to be installed over the line.
At What Point Is A Car Not Worth Fixing?
Keeping your car a long time maximizes its value, but when the repair bills start to pile up, it’s important to know when to stop investing in your aging ride.
Fuel filters help in protecting the most expensive parts of the engine by filtering out foreign particles that can damage a fuel injector.
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