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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Five best fuel saving techniques

Technology makes it possible for people to gain control over everything, except over technology” these quotes of John Tudor seems to be true and day by day many new technologies have been introduced and it has not left any field. Car, one of the most frequent mode of transportation used by people but when considering the expense for its fuel, it seems to be expensive. Government and many organizations are asking to reduce the rate of pollution and fuel consumption. And today in this article, let us see the five best fuel saving techniques.

  • It is a known fact that valves control the flow of air and fuel and the opening and moving of valves affect engine efficiency. If your car has variable valve timing and lift, then it is sure that you can see a potential efficiency improvement of 5%
  • The engine cylinders need to be deactivated when they are not in use and the cylinder de-activation technology saves fuel by deactivating the cylinders. By using this technology, you can get an average efficiency increase up to 7.5%
  • More the engine size, more the consumption of fuel and without sacrificing any performance, use smaller engines that generates extra power by using turbo charger and super charger fans that generates extra power by compressing air and fuel into the cylinders. It also gives you the potential efficiency of 7.5%
  • By injecting the fuel directly, you can precisely control the fuel mist and through direct fuel injection method, you can get higher compression ratio with efficient fuel intake. Through this method, you can get a potential fuel efficiency of 12%
  • Automatic restarting turn of engines is essential needed and through integrated starter/generator, you can stop wasting fuel for idling.

Many fuel efficient vehicles with this technology are on display now and by using these types of cars, you can save money on your fuel. Even fuel saving technology is essential in auto transporters like All America Auto transport provide you the tips and suggestions on how to make your car ready before you go for shipping.

posted by All America Auto Transport @ 12:40 AM permanent link  

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Monday, April 25, 2011

New FE/FG series trucks

The trucking industry play the vital role in part of country’s economy and any new version in that is added advantage to the country’s economy. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc has introduced new FE/FG Series trucks and the makers have made five models that cover weight rating of different classes. MR Todd Bloom the CEO and president of MFTA said “The resulting trucks don't just represent an incremental improvement over our previous models. The 2012 models represent a new approach to the technology of transporting goods by truck, and they are specifically designed to deliver lower cost of ownership."

These trucks have been designed with the main goal to maximize the efficiency and lower the cost of ownership. The drivetrain philosophy has been expressed in these models with 4P10 engine, Duonic transmission and BlueTec emissions control. It runs smoothly and these enhance drivers to drive it with ease. These truck series have been designed with patterned holes at regular intervals along its length and height such that the body can be mounted easily without any loss of strength. The FE series also feature some dual-caliper hydraulic disc service brakes with vacuum servo that assist and all the models include an electronic brake override system for added safety.

It also includes instrumentation designed such that it is easy to read either in day or night with the information panel located in direct line of sight. The company stated “3-year/unlimited mileage bumper-to-bumper warranty, a 4-year/unlimited mileage rust-through warranty, and a 5-year/175,000-mile powertrain limited warranty and 5 year warranty on the components as well are the extra features” with this advanced technology, it is sure that the auto transport would be done with more safety and even people would get a good  services from the car shipping companies.

posted by All America Auto Transport @ 12:37 AM permanent link  

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Friday, April 15, 2011

The need of green cars

If you are a person who like cars as well as your planet, then know why the green car is needed? First of all, it is a car that is cheap to run and as per the evidence, the cars that are greener command high values when you sell it for secondhand. Pollution is one of the major sources for global warming and the recent evidence for global warming is the natural disaster that happened in Japan. The study conducted by natural council has proved that green house gases are accumulating earth atmosphere due to the result of human activities.

  • Save money on your fuel and opting for green car’s reduces the emission of green house gases and also decreases your fuel expenses.
  • In many countries, there are already incentives announced for owning for a green car
  • The green car uses bio fuels and the bio fuels are abundant resource , hence you can get them at cheaper rate
  • Save money by not paying extra taxes and the cars that emits less than 100g/km are free from tax and less than 120g/km costing just £35 per year. Know that, as per the EPA, Vehicles that score a 10 are the cleanest, meaning they emit none of these types of pollutants.
  • In future, the parking charges of the car will be based on the emission levels and zero emission vehicles can be parked at free of charges
  • It is an Eco friendly vehicle and reduces the carbon foot print resulting in fewer emissions being generated.

Most of them say that green cars are costly, but in one or other way it reduces the other expenses like parking, tax and fuel expenses. Moreover, the government appreciates and motivates the usage of green cars. Also, using green cars makes easy for you when you look for transport services that ships cars. To know the cost of your green car transportation, get our free quotes with free information package.

posted by All America Auto Transport @ 12:28 AM permanent link  

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