Car Ownership - Technology

  • How Does An Automatic Transmission Work?

    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?

    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 Does A Manual Transmission Work?

    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......

  • What Is The Jeep Willys Wheeler Package

    What Is The Jeep Willys Wheeler Package

    The Jeep Willys Wheeler package is a trim package available on the Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited that combines key off-roading components with retro styling. The Willys Wheeler......

  • 2014 Chevy Malibu Joins Top Safety Pick+ Club

    2014 Chevy Malibu Joins Top Safety Pick+ Club

    Although the new criteria for Top Safety Pick+ recognition from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have proven......

  • What Is Regenerative Braking?

    What Is Regenerative Braking?

    Regenerative braking is a system that recovers some of the energy that would otherwise be lost as heat when slowing a car (or other vehicle) down. Cars with regenerative braking are typically......

  • Audi’s New MMI System — Latest Generation of Audi Connect

    Audi’s New MMI System — Latest Generation of Audi Connect

    The Audi Connect System is the name of the infotainment system that’s available in every new Audi. These infotainment systems are where auto manufacturers......

  • What Is Infiniti Direct Adaptive Steering?

    What Is Infiniti Direct Adaptive Steering?

    Infiniti's Direct Adaptive Steering is a steer-by-wire system used on the Infiniti Q50, the world's first production vehicle to use steer-by-wire technology. Steer-by-wire means that......

  • What Is BMW Night Vision?

    What Is BMW Night Vision?

    BMW Night Vision is a system that uses a thermal imaging camera to help drivers see pedestrians and animals as well as other objects that would otherwise be invisible to them at night, even with the......

  • What Is Mitsubishi @earth TECHNOLOGY?

    What Is Mitsubishi @earth TECHNOLOGY?

    Mitsubishi Drive@earth is the philosophy of being mobile and able to enjoy the different types of landscape available to us on our planet, while also being respectful of the environment.......