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  • Honda VCM - Variable Cylinder Management

    Honda VCM - Variable Cylinder Management

    Variable Cylinder Management is Honda’s proprietary variable displacement technology that disables engine cylinders under certain driving conditions to save fuel and reduce......

  • Land Rover Terrain Response System

    Land Rover Terrain Response System

    While Land Rover vehicles are based on luxury, it is rooted in off-road performance, and that is where Land Rovers decades of four-wheel-drive experience comes into play. The Terrain......

  • What is Jeep Trail Rated?

    What is Jeep Trail Rated?

    Jeep started using the term Trail Rated® to promote the off-road capabilities of its vehicles in late 2003 for the 2004 model vehicles. The Trail Rated® badge means the vehicle was evaluated......

  • 10 Ways To Improve Gas Mileage

    10 Ways To Improve Gas Mileage

    We've all seen those ads on late-night television touting a miracle gadget that will magically improve the gas mileage of any car for just three easy payments of $19.99.  The reality is,......

  • Two-Mode Hybrid Transmissions

    Two-Mode Hybrid Transmissions

    Two-mode is the name for the new transmission technology that developed as a result of a joint project from DaimlerChrysler and the BMW Group. The 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe and the 2008 GMC Yukon SUVs......

  • Jeep Freedom Drive 4x4 System

    Jeep Freedom Drive 4x4 System

    Jeep’s Freedom Drive four-wheel-drive system is used on its compact sport utility vehicles, including the Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot. The system is available in two variations: Freedom......

  • What is Gasoline Direct injection?

    What is Gasoline Direct injection?

    In conventional gasoline internal combustion engines, direct injection is a design that allows an engine to run more efficiently and reduces emission levels by injecting the fuel directly......

  • What is Clean Diesel?

    What is Clean Diesel?

    Clean diesel is a type of diesel fuel that is highly refined to improve combustion efficiency and reduce harmful emissions. The term is often used interchangeably with ultra-low sulfur diesel. This is......

  • 10 Car Seat Mistakes You Didn

    10 Car Seat Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

    More than 70% of child safety restraints in the United States are installed or used incorrectly.  That’s not a typo: seventy percent. That means, statistically......

  • What are Alloy Wheels?

    What are Alloy Wheels?

    Alloy wheel technology was given birth as the thirst for speed for hot rodders and later muscle car enthusiasts were encouraged by reducing their vehicle's weight. Today, alloys wheels benefit from......