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Diesel Particulate Filters

Why you need a DPF for your diesel vehicle

Preserving the environment is one of our most important challenges. So it would seem only logical that the environmental impact of a car should be one of your main priorities. Unfortunately, things are not always quite as easy as they seem. Motor vehicle emissions contribute to air pollution and are a major ingredient in the creation of smog in some large cities.

“All vehicles countrywide will undergo a mandatory inspection to determine their level of toxic emission. The vehicles will be inspected to find out whether they emit excessive toxic gases, determine their physical condition, licensing, passenger capacity and also drivers’ compliance with traffic rules.” Says an article by Standard Media

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In the world that we live in today with about 53,000 early deaths occur per year in the United States alone because of vehicle emissions. It’s high time we contribute towards changing the environment for the [...]

What to Look for When Buying a Car

What Attributes Make a Car Good?

Everyone wants to buy a car for themselves eventually but might be unaware as to what the qualities that they should look out for in a car are. In short, what does makes a car good?

Good cars are attractive, safe, fast, economical to operate, reliable, comfortable, and affordable to purchase. Some of these attributes may seem like a juxtaposition: is it possible to have a fast car which is safe? Short answer, yes. Long answer, the only thing that makes a fast car unsafe is a crazy, inconsiderate fool behind the wheel. A well-designed fast car can accelerate and steer away from trouble and brake to a stop from getting into trouble.

So what requirements fit the bill for determining what makes the absolute best car?

Attractiveness

People are most attracted towards a car if the sales strategies and the marketing campaigns by the car manufacturers are technology driven. Everyone wants to possess a [...]

Toyota Camry, Honda Civic inventories rise, report says

The Toyota Camry and the Honda Civic face risks of reduced production as inventories of the models rise.

The Toyota Camry and the Honda Civic, the top-selling mid-size and compact cars in the U.S., face risks of reduced production as inventories of the models rise, an RBC Capital Markets report said.

Toyota’s Camry exceeded its seasonal historical average inventory by more than 15 days supply in June. Honda carried about 25 days more Civics than usual, Joseph Spak, a New York-based analyst for RBC, said in today’s report. Camry and Civic were the only models identified as at risk for reduced output among 16 of the top-selling vehicles in the U.S. market. General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group LLC all added U.S. market share in the first six months of 2013, the first time that all three gained the first-half share in 20 years.

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