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Are LED Headlights Better Than Halogen Headlights?

One thing’s for sure: LED headlights are better-looking than regular headlights. We’ll discuss the details below, but because of their tiny size, individual LEDs can be arranged in some pretty dramatic shapes, and they’re becoming an increasingly important part of a vehicle’s exterior design language. Indeed, LED taillights, daytime running lights and brake lights can already be … Continue reading Are LED Headlights Better Than Halogen Headlights?

Bollinger Motors Unveils World’s First All-electric Sport Utility Truck

In the unrelentingly competitive world of electric-powered mobility, Tesla has the tech and General Motors has the range. But the automotive industry doesn’t only sell cars and crossovers; trucks are still a commanding sales segment. Just ask the perennial top-selling Ford F-150. So, why no lithium ion-powered utes? That’s the question Bollinger Motors hopes to … Continue reading Bollinger Motors Unveils World’s First All-electric Sport Utility Truck

Continuously Variable Transmissions

More and more vehicles are featuring a continuously variable transmission (CVT) as a means of maximizing fuel economy and minimizing vehicle drivetrain weight and complexity. Many automakers, such as Nissan, Subaru, and Toyota, have embraced the CVT and put considerable research and engineering into furthering its development. Most of Nissan’s cars and crossovers, for example, … Continue reading Continuously Variable Transmissions

2017 Wards 10 Best Engines Revealed Without a V8 Winner

The experts at WardsAuto have been honoring the nation’s top engines – and electric propulsion systems – since 1995. And in that time, they’ve certainly seen their share of new technologies being introduced. What makes the 2017 list of Wards 10 Best Engines so newsworthy is what’s missing: For the first time ever, no V8 … Continue reading 2017 Wards 10 Best Engines Revealed Without a V8 Winner

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