Do You Have to Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

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Do You Have to Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?
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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...

Ford Helps Launch “Technology Incubator” to Explore the Future of Mobility

Ford Helps Launch “Technology Incubator” to Explore the Future of Mobility
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Ford, supplier company Magna and telecommunications giant Verizon have joined forces to support a business accelerator project designed to foster innovative transportation solutions. Continue Reading...

Pitch Perfect: How Harman Engineers Sound

Pitch Perfect: How Harman Engineers Sound
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  Unless you’re an audiophile you may not be familiar with Harman. This company is a market leader in the sound business and chances are most drivers are well aware of at least a few of its diverse brands. Continue Reading...

Audi’s Future RS Lineup Wil Go Electric

Audi’s Future RS Lineup Wil Go Electric
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No automaker is immune to ever-increasing fuel-economy legislation, not even luxury brands. To cope with these tightening regulations Audi is moving to electrify its entire range of high-performance RS models. Continue Reading...

Subaru Says ‘Aye’ to EyeSight in the Crosstrek Family

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Subaru Says ‘Aye’ to EyeSight in the Crosstrek Family
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Attention Subaru fans, the company’s XV Crosstrek and Crosstrek Hybrid models are getting some new technology. Continue Reading...

Infographic: Jaguar F-Type Coupe Aluminum Structure

Infographic: Jaguar F-Type Coupe Aluminum Structure
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Jaguar’s sultry new F-Type Coupe is the real deal. This sports car offers jaw-dropping performance, beautiful coachwork and a luxurious interior. But there’s so much more to it than a pretty face. Continue Reading...

Abalta Weblink Makes Smartphone Integration Affordable

Abalta Weblink Makes Smartphone Integration Affordable
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After a good decade and a half in-vehicle infotainment is still something of a mess. Practically every automaker has taken its own approach to implementing advanced connectivity technology. And just like freshly fallen snowflakes no two solutions are alike. Continue Reading...

Supplier Testing Cylinder Deactivation on 3-Cylinder Engines

Supplier Testing Cylinder Deactivation on 3-Cylinder Engines
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Fuel economy is a top concern these days as automakers, suppliers and consumers alike strive to stretch every drop of petroleum as far as possible. Cylinder deactivation is a key way of bolstering the large-print numbers on a vehicle’s window sticker. Continue Reading...

Five New Tech Features in the 2015 Ford Edge

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Five New Tech Features in the 2015 Ford Edge
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Whether it’s a base model small car or a flagship luxury sedan, every modern automobile is chockablock with high-end features, some of which seemed like impossibilities just a few years ago. Continue Reading...

Will Your Next Car Have a Digital Instrument Cluster?

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Will Your Next Car Have a Digital Instrument Cluster?
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Digital gauge clusters are more than just a replacement for the analogue dials we’re used to. Continue Reading...

Nissan’s Smart Rearview Mirror is Like X-Ray Vision

Nissan’s Smart Rearview Mirror is Like X-Ray Vision
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Nissan has come up with a way of improving outward visibility. The company has developed a product called the Smart Rearview Mirror that bolsters a traditional looking-glass with advanced electronics. Continue Reading...

Tech Tuesday: Rear-View Cameras of the Future

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Tech Tuesday: Rear-View Cameras of the Future
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Believe it or not, imaging technology plays an important role in the cars and trucks we drive. No, this has nothing to do with the selfies you snap when you’re stuck in rush-hour traffic. Instead it involves advanced vehicle hardware. Continue Reading...

Experts Divided on Future of Infotainment Systems

Experts Divided on Future of Infotainment Systems
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Where is in-car connectivity going in the future? A group of high-level industry experts weighed in on this pressing question yesterday at Telematics Update Detroit. Continue Reading...

QNX Showcases High-Speed Infotainment System

QNX Showcases High-Speed Infotainment System
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The folks from QNX demonstrated the power of their software platform at 2014’s Telematics Update Detroit. The Canada-based computer company showed off a reference platform with super-fast booting capabilities. Continue Reading...

The 10 Most 1980s Car Features

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The 10 Most 1980s Car Features
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The 1980s was an important decade that shaped the world we live in today. During this period Madonna surged to stardom, personal computers revolutionized how people worked, Back to the Future burst into theaters and the Berlin Wall came a-tumblin’ down. Not surprisingly the automotive world was just as eventful. Continue Reading...

Fisker Back, Chinese Owner Promises Success

Fisker Back, Chinese Owner Promises Success
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Lu Guanqiu may not be a household name right now but he could become the next Elon Musk. The Chinese billionaire bought failed automaker Fisker at a bankruptcy auction and promises to challenge Tesla with his latest acquisition. Continue Reading...

Google Self-Driving Cars Could be Available in Six Years

Google Self-Driving Cars Could be Available in Six Years
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For the last five years Google has been hard at work developing self-driving cars. The technology company has made enormous strides over the last half a decade but there’s still a lot more to do. Continue Reading...

Should I Buy Tires Made in China?

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Should I Buy Tires Made in China?
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Good press for Chinese manufacturing is hard to come by these days. American consumers have faced numerous issues with products imported from the country. Lead-laced toys, melamine-tainted toothpaste and pet-food recalls are a few incidents that come to mind. But what about tires? Should you trust your life to bargain rubber? Continue Reading...

Traffic-Control Systems Can Easily be Hacked

Traffic-Control Systems Can Easily be Hacked
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Like something out of a movie, security company IOActive has discovered that the traffic-control systems found in nearly every state of the Union are vulnerable to hackers. What’s even more distressing is that it doesn’t take a supercomputer to compromise these technologies. Continue Reading...

Are Tesla Model S Reliability Ratings About to Plunge?

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Are Tesla Model S Reliability Ratings About to Plunge?
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Tesla’s Model S sedan scored an unprecedented “99 out of 100″ from Consumer Reports last year, but the glowing endorsement from this influential publication could turn out to be short lived. Sources indicate the reliability of this car may have taken a slide. Continue Reading...

Mazda Reveals Skyactiv Chassis for Upcoming Miata

Mazda Reveals Skyactiv Chassis for Upcoming Miata
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Despite its dainty proportions the Mazda Miata is always a big deal, especially when there’s a new one on the way. To help celebrate this iconic roadster’s 25th anniversary the company brought in a throng of historic models and put ‘em on display here at the New York Auto Show. Continue Reading...

Land Rover’s Discovery Vision Concept is an SUV of the Future

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Land Rover’s Discovery Vision Concept is an SUV of the Future
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Land Rover is synonymous with off roading the way McDonalds is to fast food or the airline industry is to terrible service. This rough-and-tumble British brand revealed its cutting-edge Discovery Vision concept right here in the urban jungle of Manhattan. Continue Reading...

Plant-Based Plastics Could be in Your Next New Car

Plant-Based Plastics Could be in Your Next New Car
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Not only does oil provide the motive force for automobiles, ships and aircraft, it’s also used to make plastic, a material that our modern world is literally built from. Look around, you’re probably surrounded by it right now. But not all polymers are magically created out of crude hydrocarbons siphoned from the earth’s crust, some… Continue Reading...
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