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  • What Is The Honda Earth Dreams 2.4?

    The Honda Earth Dreams 2.4 liter engine was first available in the Honda Accord, backed by either a 6-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (or CVT). The 16-valve DOHC 4......

  • What Is The Acura Head-Up Display?

    The Acura Head-Up Display is available on some of Acura’s vehicles, including the RLX full-size luxury sedan. The Head-Up Display projects an image onto the windshield containing......

  • What Is The Lexus Luxury Package?

    The Lexus Luxury Package is available on many of their models, including the IS, ES, and GS sedans, the IS convertible, the CT hybrid, and the RX and LX SUVs. The Ultra Luxury Package is......

  • What Is BMW Brake Energy Regeneration?

    BMW’s Brake Energy Regeneration system is a system that only charges the battery when the car is coasting, braking, or decelerating. During acceleration and whenever possible......

  • Car Seat Review: Chicco NextFit

    Rating: 5/5 stars MSRP: $280 Chicco is a relative newcomer to the US convertible car seat market. The NextFit arrived last year and has quickly become a favorite amongst parents interested in......

  • Car Seat Review: Maxi-Cosi Pria 70

    Rating: 4/5 Stars MSRP:  $250 Maxi-Cosi seats are popular in Europe, and parent company Dorel has introduced a few to the US market in recent years as well. Their sleek, stylish seats......

  • How Does An Automatic Transmission Work?

    The transmission’s main job is to transmit the engine’s power to the differential while allowing different drive (and torque multiplication) ratios. Unlike a manual......

  • What Is The Cadillac Safety Alert Seat?

    The Cadillac Safety Alert Seat is a system that alerts the driver of potential dangers by vibrating parts of the seat. The seats are part of the Cadillac Driver Awareness and Driver......

  • How to Quickly Detail a Car — Meguiar’s Car Care Series Step 5 of 5

    How to Quickly Detail a Car — Meguiar’s Car Care Series Step 5 of 5

    This is the fifth step in the car care cycle. In the previous video of this series, Autobytel and Meguiar’s showed you how to wax your car, which is......

  • How Does A Manual Transmission Work?

    A manual or standard transmission transfers power from the engine to the differential using a clutch and pairs of gears that are manually selected using the gear selector and locked to the......