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Car Ownership - Technology

  • What is Engine Cylinder Deactivation?

    What is Engine Cylinder Deactivation?

    Everyone is scrambling to find answers to the high fuel costs. One answer is engine cylinder deactivation. Engine cylinder deactivation is a method used to reduce the fuel consumption and......

  • What is Ford SYNC

    What is Ford SYNC

    Yesterday at my meeting with Ford executives in Irvine, Calif., I heard about Ford’s new direction in bringing small, quality cars to the American market by leveraging the company’s current......

  • GM Vortec Engines

    GM Vortec Engines

    The Vortec engines were designed for performance, fuel efficiency, durability and low maintenance. GM engineers incorporated Vortex science into their engines to create a better air-to-fuel mixture through......

  • GM Ecotec Engines

    GM Ecotec Engines

    The GM Ecotec engines are General Motors’s line of advanced premium four-cylinder engines. The Ecotec 2.4-liter VVT engine is the fourth variant in this family of engines. These engines are designed......

  • CNG Vehicles as an Alternative Fuel Option

    CNG Vehicles as an Alternative Fuel Option

    There’s nothing like higher fuel prices to make everyone panic and reconsider their choice of vehicle. Is propane right for you? It is for many people. For over 25 years,......

  • ford advancetrac

    Ford AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control (RSC®)

    AdvanceTrac® with RSC® is Ford’s premium electronic stability system that improves vehicle control on all driving surfaces, including snow, ice, gravel, rain-covered roads, and dry pavement....

  • Ford Duratec Engines

    Ford Duratec Engines

    The term Duratec can be confusing because in Europe, all Ford gasoline engines are considered to be Duratec. In North America however, only the dual overhead cam engines carry the Duratec name and the......

  • Hybrid Car Battery Technology

    Hybrid Car Battery Technology

    Of all recent futuristic technology, the hybrid battery takes the cake as far as most complex. Hybrid cars rely extensively on their batteries, more so than other types of vehicles because they......

  • Hybrid Car Conversion Kit

    Hybrid Car Conversion Kit

    Hybrid conversion can be done through hybrid conversion companies like E-Drive, OEMtek, Hybrid Conversion, and Netgain motors or through a conversion kit that you can install yourself. It is possible......