Car Ownership Tips

  • What Is Throttle By Wire?

    What Is Throttle By Wire?

    Drive by wire is a technology that replaces traditional physical connections with a wire carrying an electronic signal. For example, on gasoline engines the throttle cable normally runs from the gas......

  • What Is The Fiat Dualogic Transmission?

    What Is The Fiat Dualogic Transmission?

    The Fiat Dualogic transmission is a 'clutchless' manual gearbox that can be used in either automatic or manual (or semi-automatic) mode. The gearbox is a robotized manual transmission......

  • Papago! GoSafe 110 and P3 Dash Cameras

    Papago! GoSafe 110 and P3 Dash Cameras

    Papago! is a company that makes aftermarket tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), sports and fitness watches, action cams, and our focus today, dash cameras. We took a look at the......

  • What Is The Audi A5 Sport Package?

    What Is The Audi A5 Sport Package?

    The Audi A5 is a small 2-door coupe, powered by a turbocharged 2.0l 4-cylinder engine that puts out 220 HP, and available with either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed Tiptronic automatic......

  • safety recall notice

    What To Do If Your Car Is Recalled

    Seems every time you turn on the news these days, yet another manufacturer is recalling yet another group of cars. And, while the TV reporters gleefully tell you the recall is happening,......

  • What Is The Audi A4 Premium Plus Package?

    What Is The Audi A4 Premium Plus Package?

    The Audi A4 is a compact 4-door luxury sedan, available with a wide selection drivetrains. Power comes from a 2.0l turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that puts out 220 HP, and is sent......

  • What Is The Audi A4 Premium Package?

    What Is The Audi A4 Premium Package?

    The Audi A4 with Premium package is the entry level version of Audi's compact 4-door sedan. The only engine available is a 220 HP turbocharged 2.0l 4-cylinder, however there are several......

  • What Is A Micro-Hybrid?

    What Is A Micro-Hybrid?

    A micro-hybrid is a car that automatically turns the engine off when the vehicle comes to a stop in traffic or at a light. These vehicles normally have a larger than standard battery (sometimes made of......

  • What Is The Mitsubishi MINICAB-MiEV

    What Is The Mitsubishi MINICAB-MiEV

    The Mitsubishi MINICAB-MiEV is an all electric small 2 or 4 seat work van. The vehicle is available with either a 10.5 kWh battery that provides a range of approximately 62 miles or a 16.0......

  • What Is The Audi Q5 Premium Plus?

    What Is The Audi Q5 Premium Plus?

    The Audi Q5 Premium plus is a mid-sized sport utility vehicle, powered by a choice of three engines, all of which put the power to the ground through an 8-speed Tiptronic automatic......