Automotive supply company Continental has been hard at work developing 48-volt automotive electrical systems. This technology promises huge fuel economy improvements at minimal cost, though it should also deliver these upsides with no sacrifice in driving comfort. Continue Reading...
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Vehicles equipped with more powerful 48-volt electrical systems will start hitting the road in significant quantities in the near future. This shift will increase fuel efficiency considerably without breaking the bank. Continue Reading...
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Apple has been caught testing modified Dodge Grand Caravans around the metro Detroit area for the first time. Continue Reading...
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Collision-prevention features are the things drivers really want these days, at least according to J.D. Power’s first-ever U.S. Tech Choice Study, the results of which were just released today. Continue Reading...
Continental is a German supplier that provides all kinds of components to automakers, from turbochargers and transmission-control units to radar sensors and instrument clusters. Continue Reading...
Apple is a giant among monsters. This California-based tech firm sells millions upon millions of iDevices and Macintosh computers every year, products that have made them prosperous beyond belief. But could the company have its eye on the automotive industry? Continue Reading...
There could be a revolutionary new way to control the accessories in your car, but some of the biggest automakers in the world disagree on whether or not it will be worthwhile. Continue Reading...
It’s no secret that Honda builds some of the safest vehicles on the road today. Their products consistently perform well in both NHTSA and IIHS crash tests. Continue Reading...
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Display technology is a critical part of modern life. Screens are literally everywhere, from the TV in your living room to the laptop on your desk, the ATM at your credit union to the smartphone in your pocket. We’re surrounded by electronic displays, even when we’re behind the wheel. Continue Reading...
Supplier company Continental may hold the “keys” to future driving thanks to two different technologies under development. Continue Reading...
German supply giant Continental is working on a lot of cutting-edge technology, much of which is aimed at making things easier for drivers. But that’s not the limit of what they’re developing. Continue Reading...
Modern vehicles feature electrical systems that operate on 12 volts. This has pretty much been the industry standard since about the mid-1950s. But engineers at Continental are working to really step things up. Continue Reading...
Technology is becoming a staple of modern cars and customers are willing to spend a pretty big chunk of cash to get it. Continue Reading...
To quickly answer the inquiry posed in this article’s title, NO! Modern vehicles do not need to have their crankcase lubricant exchanged every 3,000 miles. However, there are caveats and you need to be aware of them. We’ll explore these in greater detail after the jump so go ahead and click the link. We’ll wait… Continue Reading...