RV Solar Power

RV Solar Power

Jumping in your RV and leaving the rat race for the weekend is an American tradition. Did you know you can provide power to your RV with the sun while getting away from it all? RV solar power is a very effective means to save some money on energy and is great for getting off the beaten track. The Sun … Continue reading

Weber Carburetor History

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The Weber carburetor was designed to be totally adaptable to any size engine, for any purpose, at any altitude. There is no such thing as taking four of these out of their boxes and bolting them onto an intake manifold, and away you go. It simply isn’t done that way. This carburetor was intended for serious tuners and performance enthusiasts … Continue reading

Ethanol Fuels Becoming More Accessible to Drivers

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We all need to help spare the environment, yet for some of us it’s easier said than done. Hybrids are still pricey, public transportation isn’t always reliable and giving up our automobiles isn’t necessarily a choice. Fortunately there’s an answer: ethanol. Ethanol Ethanol fuels are classified as alternative fuels by the U.S. Department of Energy, the latest blend of ethanol fuel, or … Continue reading

Driverless Cars Study – Would You Let a Computer Drive You?

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Driverless cars study: 1 in 5 would let computers do the driving Nov. 4, 2013 (Foster City, CA) – A new CarInsurance.com survey finds that one in five Americans would never take the wheel again if a self-driving, or autonomous, car were available. While 20 percent of the 2,000 licensed drivers surveyed said they would gladly turn over the keys, interest in driverless … Continue reading

Marine Electronics, What They Do and How They Work

Marine Electronics

Marine Electronics: Autopilots The first self-steering gear was introduced in the 1920’s to control model yachts but it was not until 1948 that the principle was applied to full scale yachts. Standing at the helm for lengthy periods, monitoring instruments and keeping a good look out can be very tiring. An autopilot relieves the helmsman from steering the correct course leaving … Continue reading

New Hydrogen and Electric Fueling Stations

GO-Biz Announces Initiative to Streamline Permitting of New Hydrogen and Electric Fueling Stations State of California Partners with Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyundai and Other Auto Manufacturers for 2015 Roll Out Sacramento, Calif. – California state economic development director Kish Rajan today announced an effort to streamline the permitting process for zero emission vehicle fueling stations and significantly expand California’s hydrogen and … Continue reading

3.5L V6 EcoBoost Engine Breaks Records in Daytona

Ford EcoBoost V6 Engine Powers Colin Braun, Michael Shank Racing to New Speed Records at Daytona Ford’s technologically advanced 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost® race engine helps set three new speed records at Daytona International Speedway Colin Braun drives to new 222.971 mph single lap mark on Daytona tri-oval, breaking 26-year-old record held by Bill Elliott and his Ford Thunderbird Michael Shank … Continue reading

Are Electric Cars A Part Of Your Future?

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Electric Cars: Pros and Cons? It seems that not so long ago, electric cars were a very distant possibility. However, in today’s world, electric cars are becoming extremely popular and may very well be a large part of our not so distant future. Electric cars have been produced, tried, and tested by many manufacturers and consumers are excited about the … Continue reading

What You Should Know About Gas Electric Hybrid Vehicles

Gas Electric Hybrid

As gas prices continue to rise to unprecedented heights with future increases on the horizon more and more people are considering purchasing a gas electric hybrid vehicle. It is important to understand what a hybrid car is, what types are available, and the benefits of purchasing a hybrid vehicle. A hybrid car is a vehicle that uses a combination of at … Continue reading