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What is Honda Connect

Honda connect systemThink of Honda Connect as an in-dash version of your Android Powered smart phone.This infotainment system combines all the great features you need like entertainment, navigation, music, applications, and more. The new Honda Connect the entertainment and navigation system aboard Honda, and makes using a good processor, the NVIDIA Tegra 3 , with its two cores ensures fast and effective processing images. Connect Honda also surprised by the fact that he resorted to the most popular operating system in the market of smartphones and tablets, Android in version 4.0.4 . Honda wanted his entertainment system rejoiced relatively advanced gestural touch capabilities, to respond to commands like zoom fingers and separate them to reduce or enlarge the zoom mapping browser. And I will say that the idea was good, and the step they have taken, but I believe Honda still needs a lot to improve .

By |February 28th, 2015|Blog, Technology, What is|Comments Off|

Volvo Triple Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine

volvo triple turbo 4-cylinder engineFuture the most successful Volvo can be driven by a 4-cylinder 2-liter to 450 hp thanks to a unique system of triple turbocharging. Volvo is preparing a 4-cylinder 450 hp triple boost Engaged in the way of “downsizing” extreme, the Swedish manufacturer is working on 2 liter engine the most powerful ever produced in series. Volvo wants to reassure its customers. The decision of the Swedish manufacturer not to use in the future as 4-cylinder engines will not involve a reduction in the level of performance of future models in the range. It would even be the opposite. More compact and lightweight than the 5 and 6-cylinder it replaces, the drive concept Drive-E High Performance should far exceed even this plan with an announced power of 450 hp against 306 for the 6-cylinder 3 liter turbo umbrella Today the Volvo range.

By |February 28th, 2015|Blog, Technology|Comments Off|

BMW M4 OLED Iconic Lights

bmw oled lightsThe big surprise of BMW for CES 2015 is the BMW M4 Iconic Lights. This prototype based on the new BMW M4 represents a revolution to install a new evolution of laser illumination technology for headlights, accompanying these by new lenses for the rear lights from technology OLED . BMW is ready to return to take his spot this new battle to be the first to bring to market the technology OLED , confirming that the optical OLED come to an end sometime in 2016.

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BMW i Remote App

bmw i remote 1When you live an electric vehicle lifestyle, you want to be in control. With the BMW I Remote app there are many different ways you can control and monitor your BMW i3 or i8 just by using your smart phone.

By |January 14th, 2015|Blog, Technology, What is|Comments Off|

What is the Lincoln Drive Control System

lincoln drive control selectCan a sensor inspire confidence? How about 12 of them speed reading the road and adjusting your suspension faster than you can blink an eye ensuring car and road are one. Corners are carved not ridden. Aggressive maneuvers are handled with precision. A bump in the road is almost imperceptible. And all the while an advanced steering system works behind the scenes to keep you in control. You might not even notice, and that is exactly the point of the Lincoln Drive Control System.The Lincoln Drive Control System helps to create a more refined and engaging driving experience by combining several different elements that all work seamlessly together without any additional driver input.

  • Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) – Contains Pole-Drift Compensation and Active Nibble Control adjusts with CCD to give excellent steering response and feedback.
  • Continuously Controlled Damping (CCD) – Constantly monitors steering wheel movement, suspension motion, vehicle body movements, and the way you use the brakes and gas; to determine the optimum suspension damping force needed for a smooth ride and responsive handling. The suspension reads 46 inputs every 2 milliseconds and adjusts to the road up to 50 times per second.
  • Active Noise Control – Uses microphones inside the cabin to pick-up unwanted noises. This system then uses your vehicles sound system to send opposing waves to cancel out the noise.
  • Electronic Stability Control with Traction Control – Helps keep your car more stable in a wide range of weather conditions. Lincoln Drive Control also lets you select a preset driving mode that is even more customized to your driving style.
By |November 7th, 2014|Blog, Technology|Comments Off|

What is the Volvo Drive-E engine?

Volvo edrive engine worldVolvo is replacing 8 engines with 2 small 4-cylinder engines: 1 powered by gas and the other by diesel. The Volvo developed Drive-E engines are the basis for all the derivatives in the line of cars and SUVs. […]

Nissan Debuts Smart Rearview Mirror

Nissan Smart Rearview MirrorNissan has introduced an intelligent rearview mirror that combines a traditional mirror and an LCD screen which is connected to a wide-angle camera showing your surroundings. It’s like having eyes in the back of your head. This will […]

Land Rover 9-Speed Transmission

Land Rover 9-Speed Transmission development test vehicleGo back a few decades and cars were at most 4 and 5-speeds. Now though may companies are going to 7 and 8 speed automatics. Land Rover has one upped them all with the World’s first 9-speed automatic. The advantage is better performance and fuel economy savings. Debuting on the Range Rover Evoque soon, the six-stage version of the transmission specialist ZF belonged for years to the best on the market and provided along with the various diesel and petrol engines for superior traction on and off the road.

What is Kia Advanced Vehicle Safety Management?

kia adaptive cruise controlA so-called “Advanced Vehicle Safety Management” (AVSM) warns the driver, regardless of the proximity control system in three stages of an impending collision. These range from an optical signal to an acoustic warning, including a vibration in the seat belt. In the final phase, the brakes are applied and tightened the belt to mitigate the consequences of a collision. The Blind Spot Assist uses two sensors in the outer corners of the rear bumper. You can see the side of which objects in a range up to 70 feet behind the vehicle and up to four meters. The system is activated above 30 km / h

By |April 27th, 2014|Blog, Technology|Comments Off|

Chevy’s OnStar 4G LTE

Chevy’s OnStar 4G LTE diagramOnStar with 4G system will power the next-generation Chevrolet Volt, with broadband connectivity provided by AT & T and to transform self into mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. A number of changes and improvements are planned for the second generation of Chevrolet Volt, expected in 2015. Among other part on the thermal exchange with theoretically 4-cylinder 1.4 liter 3 cylinder against a 1.0 or 1.2 liter more economical. But the Volt also evolve from a technological point of view with the arrival on board 4G, at least initially marketed for its North American release.

By |April 27th, 2014|Blog, Technology|Comments Off|