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Staying Alive: What to Do – and Not Do – After a Crash

March 30, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Car Crash Knowing what to do and not to do is essential for all of us as behaving sensibly after a car crash and knowing what should be done after a crash before hand can save your and your family’s life and many other troubles that might trap you afterwards. A car crash is itself very terrifying but some stupidities made unconsciously sometimes aggravate the situation. Winter is more renowned for car accidents but “what to do and what not to do” is equally important for all in all seasons and remains persistent. Mentioned below are some important points to remember after a crash: Prepare yourself for Emergency before Hand First of all self awareness is of peak significance. Drivers must have a cell phone, some sort of camera to capture photographs of scene if accident occurs, some information about medicines of injuries, first aid box and training, a list of contact numbers of rescue agencies. Prefer others Safety First Drivers facing no serious calamity having minor injuries should not become hurdle for vehicles coming afterwards by parking their sedan in the centre of the busy road. Don’t forget such stupidity may lead to additional accidents. Don’t forget to turn […]

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12 Steps to Test Drive a New Car

March 21, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Test Drive Test drive of car is very important, especially if you are going to buy a new car. While buying a car, keep one thing in mind that looks can be deceiving. You might find a car eye-catching after its first sight. Remember one thing that test drive of car is as important as someone check salt and spices in semi-cooked food. Test drive of car really matters. Sales persons and dealers know it very well that “The feel of the wheel will seal the deal”. Here are some tips that will help those people, who are thinking to buy a car. 1. Evaluate your needs Before setting out to buy a car, clear your mind with all the ambiguities. Be clear which car you need. Do some homework by considering all the aspects i.e. your budget, size of your family etc.

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Facts about Japanese Cars & Automobile Companies

February 18, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

Japanese Cars & Automobile Companies Japan is the world’s largest car maker. Japanese car industry is facing considerable challenges due to new competition from India and China. Here are some interesting facts about Japanese cars and Japanese automobile companies: 1. The first Japanese car in the US was the Honda Accord, manufactured in November 1982. 2. The Toyota Camry has repeatedly been the No.1 selling car in America. It has also won the U.S. sales crown for the 12th time in the last 13 years. 3. Japan is known as World of auto auctions, more than 150,000 vehicles are sold per week through these auto auctions. Due to advancement in technology, most of the used Japanese cars are sold to underdeveloped countries. Japanese used cars had a great market in these countries because they are affordable. 4. The Toyota Corolla had one of the most amazing sales in the history of cars; it sold a record number of 30 million cars before it was replaced by the Toyota Yaris. The sales number of Corolla has been one of the most amazing events in the history of Toyota. 5. Toyota has globally recalled, more than 8 million cars, due to problems […]

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Electric Cars: Advantages and Disadvantages

April 19, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Electric Cars The automakers had long looked for alternative to the conventional fuel automobile and finally the whole world saw the solution in the form of electric cars. Now days the electric car has become a fever that is ruling the mind of every automaker. Basically the electric cars use electric motors and motor controllers for the purpose of propulsion and the electric cars have been also named as the green cars that are completely environment friendly which produce zero emulsion. The demand of electric cars is also becoming higher because of the consistently increasing price of fuel in the international markets. Let’s discuss about the pros and cons of electric cars so that you may learn more about the electric car. Advantages: The first and foremost advantages of having an electric car is that it is not required to carry it to any station for recharge because the electricity is available everywhere and you can easily perform the recharge of your car at home. Another big benefit of the electric cars is that they are completely environment friendly and the zero emission of fuel means 0% damage to environment and air pollution. The efficiency of electric cars is also […]

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The Latest Next-Gen Auto Safety Technologies

March 28, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Auto Safety Technologies The highway fatalities are one of the major problems which every country faces and the major reason for them are the weak auto security systems and careless driving. The auto developing companies have highly considered these issues in the development of their new models and some really awesome next generation auto safety technologies have been brought in front of the whole world. The latest technologies shown are quite well as they can bring some more and effective safety facilities for the drivers by preventing the death rates during accidents. In this article three very great such technologies haves been discussed. 1. Expandable Door Beams This is a very awesome safety feature brought to the world by Mercedes Team; the company’s engineers are bringing this new concept of steel side-impact protection bars in the doors of the cars. To bring a more realistic picture to this concept the engineers have mounted an inflatable metal structure inside the door just like a regular side-impact beam. A high pressure inflator pops the beam out to its size and it is also claimed that the beams are lighter than the conventional ones which ensures better performance at time of emergencies. There […]

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How to Use a Radar Detector While You Travel

February 09, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The radar detector are use to know the speed limit while you are driving a car. It also save your money and keep your driving record better. Advancement in technology is limitless and now it is your responsibility to use this technology enhancement by fair means. The person who have radar detector is supposed to be the well aware of laws and regulation of his home country. It is interesting that people having radar detector usually face imbalancement while travelling out of country or state. Next victim you will be. However, this is not a big story, you have to know about the entrance state laws of using radar detector. Radar detector laws and regulations may vary from state to state. However, this is very serious and you have to ensure the legality of radar detector while travelling to sister country or state to have a problem free journey. Recent innovations in radar detector technology have made it possible to the radar detector to deal with the pathway. This technology requires focusing the vehicle driver. This is great in helping the drivers to avoid the upcoming de-tracking and accidents. This will maintain the car driver driving record as “good car […]

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Future of F1 Cars

February 01, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

F1 Cars Formula one commonly known as f1 is the highest class of auto-racing that is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and the cars that are considered eligible for this championship are not the normal sports cars but they are the specially designed F1 cars that every auto making company tries to build. This championship is based on different set of rules to which all the participants and cars must comply otherwise their eligibility for the race gets cancelled. The F1 championship comprises on a set of races and on the basis of results obtained from them two annual world championships are held one for the racers and one for the constructors. The F1 cars are build on the most exotic and advance technology and the designing for those cars is done exclusively for the F1 championship. A really high speed and acceleration is required for the F1 racing and to get these factors the engineers and designers put in the best component, engines and body material, normally very stiff and strong material is used for the construction of these cars which as a result gives ultimate results. Mostly aluminum alloys are used to for making engine […]

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Green Cars Brightening the Future

January 19, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Green Cars Cars have always been one of the most worst causes of environmental pollution and the past cars were completely based on fuel consumption which gave harsh effects to the environment but now technology has started changing this trend and bringing the less fuel consuming cars and among those technologies the recent one is of bringing green cars which are completely eco friendly and their functionality is also more better than the past cars. Many companies have diverted their attention towards the development of green cars and in this article I am going to discuss some of the green cars which are expected to bring goods effects to environment thus changing the trends towards environmental pollution. While comparing the trends of cars between today and tomorrow it is obvious that the past cars were more fuel consuming as compared to now days and the result were higher rates of emission from those cars which affects the atmosphere. We have seen that these days trends of cars has been shifted towards the less fuel consuming cars and some of the main among them is i.e. Toyota Prius which returns infinite miles to gallons. This was all about the present trend […]

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Top Depreciation Hero Models Of 2009

January 11, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Mini Cars Buying a new car is really a big problem as along with the financial problems you come across a variety of models and among them you really find it hard to select a model according to your choice. And while buying car it is also a tension to select a model whose price remains stable for a long period of time as it is the basic problem with the cars that their value and price become depreciated after some period of time. If a little attention is given on some matters of car then you can also check which car will hold its price for a longer period of time as now days we all know that super mini cars are getting huge business in the auto markets and their re sale is also profitable for the seller. In this article I have selected the top depreciated models of 2009 so let’s have a look. 1. Ford S-MAX, 56.1 % The ford S-Max is a MPV/sedan produced by Ford motors for the European markets and the intentions of the company while making this car was to develop a car which is sporty and stylish like a sedan and […]

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How to Keep Your Car Shinning Forever

March 19, 2009 / by / 0 Comment

Who is there that doesn’t like a shiny and freshly smelling car? But it has been observed that the shiny looks begin to fade and fresh smell vanishes just after a year, as most of the owners have no time to take care of their vehicles that help them a lot to save their valuable time. Those owners who take good care of their cars succeed to maintain that fresh smell and shine for quite some time or to be more exact as long as they use that car. Here are some tips that can help you a lot to keep your car shinning forever. If you want to maintain an unending shine in your car, you must have a car wash every week. Most of the time some dust and dirt stick to your car paint while driving and it become the cause of rusting if it is not removed at right time. All the dirt and mud must be hosed down before washing a car and then use some cleaner with water to wash various parts. A smooth terry cloth must be used to dry your car.

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