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Keeping Your Vehicle in Tune and On Top

By  On November 7, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles

Keeping Your Vehicle in Tune and On Top

Every vehicle needs a regular tune up, especially if the vehicle’s owner wants to see a decent lifespan and overall satisfactory gas mileage out of the vehicle. If your vehicle is run into the dirt and neglected, you could see a host of mechanical issues develop. Many of these could be avoided with the regular tune ups and cleanings. Every now and then, you should ensure these different components are kept in their best condition for safe performance and improved mechanical health. The Exhaust While this may have the least influence on your vehicles performance, it is worth a quick mention. By switching out your exhaust system, you can have a much more friendly impact on the environment. Your vehicle can contribute less pollution, making you a responsible vehicle owner. The perf...

HondaJet Production finally under production

The world’s highly sophisticated light jet aircraft, is well under production by Honda Aircraft Company.  Making the announcement recently at a meeting in Florida, the company talked about certain milestones that it has covered successfully, thus enabling to finally give the green flag for the production of the HondaJet. In the past years, Honda Aircraft has accomplished different structural tests and flight systems including speedbrake testing, crash tests, night lighting testing, bird strike testing and ultimate load tests. Honda Aircraft’s current test program includes 5 FAA-conforming HondaJet aircraft, 1 ground test aircraft and 3 dynamically flying test aircraft.  The performance of HondaJet aircraft’s under intense temperatures has also been tested in Yuma, Arizona...

Understanding Dealing with Auto Accidents, Before During and After

Everybody hopes they will never be involved in a car accident. While it is a particularly scary prospect if you’re driving a rare or otherwise special vehicle, no matter who you are and what you drive, car accidents are unbearable to think about. In spite of this however, understanding how to deal with them is essential in order for the damage to be mitigated should you find yourself in this situation. Being armed with this valuable knowledge can mean the difference of saving not only a great deal of money, but potentially somebody’s life. For this reason, the My Compensation team does a lot to educate people on how to handle the scene of a road traffic accident. Before we covered this information, let’s take a look at what can be done to avoid accidentally crashing in the first p...

Honda Celebrates 1 Million Hybrid Vehicle Milestone

For the last many years, Honda has been focusing on bringing out new technologies that can offer more performance to the car buyers without compromising the environment. The company said that they have been keen on launching some of the best hybrid vehicles that can allow consumers to enjoy their driving experience without polluting the environment. Honda has now made an announcement that they have reached a milestone after 13 years where they have managed to sell one million hybrid vehicles in the market. Honda believes that hybrid technology is the technology of the future and therefore they are focusing on it. Sharing more information about the hybrid vehicle technology Honda revealed that it was back in 1999 that Honda decided to build Insight which was their first hybrid veh...

Storing Your Classic Car over Winter

By  On October 17, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles

Storing Your Classic Car over Winter

The first few dreaded flakes are beginning to fall and it's time to pull out the clunky boots and ugly, albeit warm, stocking cap in preparation for another long, cold winter. You take the time to plastic the windows, stack the lawn furniture in the garage and service your snow blower, but there's one crucial step every classic car owner must take before the deep freeze: storing their beloved vehicle. Storing a classic car involves more than protecting it with a plastic tarp and hoping your 1966 Mustang isn't turned into a hibernating raccoon’s nest. Winterizing involves careful planning, meticulous execution and a minor monetary investment to ensure your classic vehicle is ready for another summer of road trips and car shows. Protecting the Finish You spend hours washing an...

Factors In Buying A New Car

By  On October 15, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles

Factors In Buying A New Car

When you are preparing to purchase a new car, you probably have a number of personal factors to consider. In addition to personal preferences with regard to how the car looks and how it handles, you may also have to think about how many family members you may have to transport, how practical the car is, how much you are able to spend, etc. However, in addition to these personal concerns and preferences, there are also certain aspects of the general market that it is important to keep in mind as you search for your new car. Finding the right car depends on many factors, and it can be quite easy to forget about a few of them. Here are a few basic ideas to keep in mind. Design Trends When you look into your options for a new car, it is important to observe the overall trends in the d...

The Story of Ford

By  On October 4, 2012 | Filed Under Ford

The Story of Ford

The year 1903 was a major one in the development of the motor industry. No history of the car is complete without a mention of one of 1903’s key events – the birth of the Ford Motor Company, with Henry Ford at the helm filling the roles of both Vice President and Chief Engineer. Ford also held 25.5% of the company’s stock. The first Ford factory was located on Mack Avenue in Detroit and produced several cars each day, initially built by teams consisting of two or three men. July 23rd 1903 saw the sale of their first car, and history was made. Henry Ford became President the same year, and in 1906 Controlling Owner. For years, Ford had dreamt of producing a reliable, efficient, and reasonably priced car. This dream was realised in 1908 with the production of the Model T – it w...

Honda City

By  On September 25, 2012 | Filed Under Car Articles, Honda

Honda City

The Honda City started as subcompact, slotting in between Japan's diminutive "Kei" car class and Honda's own Civic. Eventually, the nameplate was repurposed, keeping the same basic size but designed as a low cost vehicle aimed primarily at developing markets. By avoiding the Kei's 660cc engine size limit, Honda was able to put low cost, larger displacement motors in a Kei-size body. First Generation: 1981-1985 The first City used a now common tall design, allowing the car to seat four adults despite being just over 11 feet (3.4 meters) in length. Body styles included a van, sedan, convertible and widebody "Bulldog" turbo models. Primarily targeted at the domestic market, some of these variants were imported to Europe as the "Jazz," as Opel had rights to the "City" nameplate. ...

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