Tesla electric car

Tesla Self-Driving Tech Will Identify Lights, Sirens Soon

The Tesla full self driving (FSD) technology under development will soon be able to detect turn signals, hazard lights, ambulance/police lights and hand gestures, according to Elon Musk. The cars will first show drivers the lights on the screen so they can make appropriate decisions, and in the future the cars will recognize the lights…

Cadillac Lyriq Electric Crossover Details Released

Cadillac has released the details for the production version of the Lyriq electric crossover. The luxury car manufacturer first revealed the car last year with a new and highly unconventional design. The car, which won’t be available until late 2022 has a staggering 33″ wide dashboard-mounted screen that displays the speedometer and other metrics that…

2019 Mitsubishi Pajero (SUV)

How To Test Your Car Battery SOC (Charge Level)

This article covers standard lead-acid car batteries only. It doesn’t cover any of the lithium-ion or other substitutes. It applies to both Sealed Lead-Acid (often referred to as ‘maintenance free’ or SLA) and flooded batteries and covers how to check your car battery’s state-of-charge (SOC/how much it is charged). It does not cover health checks…

2019 Nissan Maxima Platinum sedan

Nissan Lightly Refreshes The 2019 Maxima With Modern Amenities

The 2019 Nissan Maxima isn’t dramatically different from its last two predecessors with regards to performance or fuel efficiency. However, at 300 HP (and 261 lb-ft of torque) the base model’s naturally aspirated 3.5L V6 wasn’t exactly lacking power. Changes to the 2019 Maxima are mostly on the exterior and include all-LED headlights and tail…

Audi R8 LMS GT3 super car

Audi R8 Refreshed With Greater Agility And Modernized Shape

The Audi R8, a 2-door Audi performance car initially released in 2006 has been redesigned (somewhat) with improved handling (especially in the braking area). The R8 LMS GT3 has shorter braking distances and an improved suspension. It can decelerate from 62.1 MPH to a stop 1.5 meters (4.9 feet) shorter than the previous model, and…

@019 Toyota Camry. Hybrid car.

The Best Selling Cars And Trucks In America, Ordered By Fuel Efficiency

The best selling vehicles in America (for 2018) are a fairly balanced mixture of sedans, crossovers, and pickup trucks. The Ford F-Series pickup trucks led sales at 451,138 units, followed by the Chevy Silverado family at 291,074 units. Let’s take a look at the fuel economy range of each of these popular vehicles, ordered by…

Audi E-Tron in Berlin

Audi E-Tron Will Use A Heat Pump To Manage Battery Temperature

The Audi E-Tron electric car will be equipped with a heat pump that keeps battery temperatures in their ideal range throughout the seasons, according to TU News. The news report states that the system will keep the car’s 95 kWh battery pack between 25 and 35 °C, which helps to prevent performance reductions caused by hard…