Introduction to Engine Braking Auto Reviews
Introduction to Engine Braking
By | October 19th, 2017

There are three types of brakes currently used on today’s vehicles. The first is the conventional friction brake. Friction brakes are the type of brake that uses rotors (or a drums) and brakes pads (or shoes). The way they work is simple; when a vehicle needs to slow down, the driver steps on a brake…

  • Introduction to Engine Braking

    Introduction to Engine Braking

    By Anees | October 19th, 2017
    There are three types of brakes currently used on today’s vehicles. The first is the conventional friction brake. Friction brakes are the type of brake that uses rotors (or a drums) and brakes pads (or shoes). The way they work is simple; when a vehicle needs to slow down, the driver steps on a brake pedal and the brake pads (or shoes) push against a wheel rotor (or drum); this action creates friction which slows the vehicle down. For the physics majors out there, the kinetic energy of the car is converted directly into heat which dissipates into the ambient air. And that’s the part that bothers engineers because t Read More →
  • Keep in Your Car

    11 Things to Keep in Your Car

    By Nitin | October 13th, 2017
    There are a number of items that make a whole lotta sense to keep in your car. Some of them are emergency related but some just make sense from a convenience point of view. We discussed this with our friends at Paul Conte Chevrolet of Freeport, a local Chevrolet dealer in Freeport, NY and came up with a list that you might want to consider. Important paperwork: You should store your vehicle registration, proof of car insurance, the car's owner's manual, and your AAA (or roadside assistance card) permanently in the glove box. You never know when you might need some or more of these docs. Flashlight: Yes, your sm Read More →
  • Road Trip To Ontario This Fall

    Take A Road Trip To Ontario This Fall

    By Anees | October 13th, 2017
    There’s nothing quite like fall in Ontario. It’s one of the best destinations in North America to come and soak up the beautiful foliage, quaint towns and some of North America’s best agriculture. With the last sunny bits of summer fading away, the landscape gives itself over to a new season. Rich, earthy colours, warm drinks and delicious hearty foods await us with the onset of autumn. Fall is the perfect time to drive on up to Ontario and soak up what nature has to offer. Here are some best fun ideas for your visit. Go Apple Picking: A classic autumn activity, apple picking is a fun way to spend some time Read More →
  • Extended Car Warranty

    5 Factors to Consider Before Purchasing an Extended Car Warranty With Endurance

    By Suhail Ajmal | October 12th, 2017
    Purchasing an Extended Car Warranty When it comes to your car, you don't want to leave anything to chance. In addition to scrapes and bumps on the road, vehicles are always subject to unforeseen costly repairs. That's why, in addition to being insured, each and every car owner should consider purchasing an extended warranty. Most manufacturers will only protect your car for a certain period of time, after which any needed repairs and their accompanying cost becomes your responsibility to pay. This puts you as a car owner in a vulnerable position, both when it comes to your vehicle and yourself. Here are five things to Read More →
  • The Dutch Reach

    The Dutch Reach

    By Bilal Amjad | October 5th, 2017
    If you live or work in an urban environment, you probably know that opening your left-hand door into traffic can be dangerous. Dangerous not only just for you but also for any bicyclists or motorcyclists driving by. And accidents are a pretty common thing. As matter of fact, the act of a biker being sandwiched between flowing traffic and an open car door is so common that our subject matter experts at East Hills Chevrolet of Roslyn, a local Chevrolet dealer in Roslyn, NY, informed us that the situation has been given a name: “Dooring.” Statistics So how often does an accident involving dooring occur? A 2012 r Read More →

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