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What is the Audi Sport Differential?

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With the Sports Differential, Audi has now raised the bar to a new level. This technology distributes drive torque variably between the two rear wheels. Thanks to its superior traction and handling characteristics, Audi’s Quattro System is already of the highest caliber. By distributing traction among all 4 wheels, each wheel has greater potential to resist lateral forces. This results in tire grip being maintained for much longer. The Action of the Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) makes Quattro easy to drive and stable too.

By |January 29th, 2014|Blog, Technology|Comments Off|

What is the Audi Drive Select System?

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The Audi Drive Select system was introduced several years ago. This technology allows you to adjust the type of driving you want to do whether it be sport driving, comfort driving, or something else. The suspension, steering, throttle response, and more can be adjusted to provide the best driving experience you are asking for depending on the road.

By |January 29th, 2014|Blog, Technology|Comments Off|

What is Audi Dynamic Steering?

audi dynamic steeringThe dynamic steering system adjusts the steering ratio and steering force to the speed at which the car is going which improves handling and ride comfort due to the driving situation-dependent dynamic control of the steering, for example when cornering, changing lanes or parking, in addition to adjustment of the steering effort (as with the electromechanical power steering) also made an adjustment to the steering angle (steering ratio). Further stabilization of the vehicle ESC is supported by the system.

By |January 29th, 2014|Blog, Technology|Comments Off|

What is Mercedes Active Curve?

mercedes active curve systemWith the Active Curve Systems, driving off-road has never been safer. By decoupling stabilizer bars at the front and rear axles, the vehicle is able to roll more freely just as the terrain dictates. By interlocking the wheels, the individual suspension corners can move more freely adjusting to the ground conditions.

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Subaru Eye Sight Technology

subaru eyesightThe Subaru Eye Sight System is a vigilant second pair of eyes that monitors the road ahead. Eyes Sight is a driver assitist technology that features 2 camera’s constantly monitoring the road ahead with built-in driver alert and automatic breaking. When the driver becomes distracted or fatigued, and does not react quick enough to a dangerous situation, the Eyesight System is designed to alert the driver and potentially automatically apply the brakes.

By |January 28th, 2014|Blog, Technology|Comments Off|

Best Hybrid Cars to Lease

vw jetta hybrid mpgHybrid cars are the kind that leave one wondering why they were not discovered earlier. They encompass the best of both electrical and fossil fuel based modes of propulsion in motor vehicles. Hybrid cars have a normal internal combustion engine in addition to a battery pack and an electric motor which also acts as a dynamo to charge the battery. Hybrid cars save energy by recapturing that which may otherwise be lost during braking or driving downhill. In a hybrid car, no kinetic energy is lost. Instead, it is saved in the battery pack for later use when the car needs a power boost. This leads to owners saving money through reduced fuel usage. It also reduces pollution caused by the burning of fossil fuels.

By |January 28th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off|

Audi LaserLight Headlights Debut at CES

audi laserlight headlightsThe new laser light headlamps combine the matrix LED technology for low beam with laser light technology for the high beam. These are high-performance laser diodes that are to save with a diameter of only a few micrometers other space, allow the high beam almost 500 meters range.

By |January 25th, 2014|Audi, Blog, Technology|Comments Off|

Chevy Debuts Siri “Eyes Free”

The Apple Application Siri now offers an “Eyes Free” mode which integrates your smart phone with Chevy’s Mylink via Bluetooth. That’s right, you heard correctly. Chevy drivers with an iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, or iPod Touch can now access Siri with a click of a button on their steering wheel while driving. No need to risk taking your hands off the wheel for one second, which increases safety exponentially on the mean streets of Los Angeles!

By |January 25th, 2014|Blog, Chevrolet, Technology|Comments Off|

RAM 6.7 Liter Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine

6.7 turbo dieselBorn with the strength to power semi trucks, the world-respected Cummins Turbo Diesel continues its leadership role with Ram Heavy Duty. The Cummins High Output version – available onlyon Ram Heavy Duty pickups – boosts work strength, with its unsurpassed available torque, rated at 800 lb-ft; with it, the 3500 GCWR maxes out at 30,100 lb. Only Ram and Cummins offer the value and hassle-free operation that requires no Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) whatsoever.

By |January 25th, 2014|Blog, RAM, Technology, Uncategorized|Comments Off|

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Photo Gallery from LA Auto Show

2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray in yellow at LA Auto Show

2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray in yellow at LA Auto Show

Here are a few great pictures of the new C7 Corvette Stingray I took at the 2013 LA Auto Show. I was covering the event and stopped dead in my tracks when I saw the C7 Corvette. Usually I am not a huge Corvette fan, I mean yes they are cool I’ll admit but in no way was I ready to see this amazing ride. Take a look as some of the great shots I got.

By |January 10th, 2014|Blog, Chevrolet, Photos|Comments Off|