Category: Car Tech

Why these drivers say a Singer-restored Porsche 911 is worth the extra thousands?

It’s hard not to consider this eye-watering price tag of this Porsche 911 revived by Singer while going on a twisty stretch of Vancouver’s Marine Drive. However, the fixation soonnbsp;fades. It takes just a minute to readapt into the old-school bottom-hinged pedals of a Porsche 964 — the mill designation given to 911s built between Read More

My Dodge Caravan’s air conditioner is making a strange noise. Any ideas?

When my air is on I hear a noise from front to back on the passenger side of my 2012 Dodge Caravan minivan with 137,000 kilometres on it. Can you provide some ideas? — Bob Noises will travel through the chassis of any vehicle; attempting to determine their source can prove to be challenging. Have Read More

Waze navigation Program lets the community help you plan the best Path

Waze navigation program for Android or Apple Available at: Google Play and App StoreCost: Free Well, this is interesting. A community-based navigation system. Now, rather than just your spouse telling you where to turn, millions of people from all over the globe are doing it. But in a wonderful way. Plan your route for the Read More

Easily-overlooked Magic-Mat is a Helpful dashboard storage accessory

Magic-Mat Premium Available at: Canadian Tire Cost: $6.99 Magic-Mat is among the items that resides at the end of the aisle with the tree-shaped atmosphere stinkers and the “As seen on TV” products. Thinking about the measly cost, it was worth the gamble. Peel the tacky, flimsy black mat in the wrapper and throw it Read More

Easily-overlooked Magic-Mat is a Helpful dashboard storage accessory

Magic-Mat Premium Available at: Canadian Tire Cost: $6.99 Magic-Mat is among the items that resides at the end of the aisle with the tree-shaped atmosphere stinkers and the “As seen on TV” products. Thinking about the measly cost, it was worth the gamble. Peel the tacky, flimsy black mat in the wrapper and throw it Read More

Jaguar Land Rover Appears to self-driving future with steering wheel Idea

In a future where cars are self-driving, the only portion of them that motorists may own is your steering wheel. That is the notion behind Jaguar Land Rover’s “Sayer” concept, unveiled last week in the British car manufacturer’s technology showcase in London. The oblong steering wheel could be outfitted with microphones, speakers and artificially intelligent Read More

The Perceptor: An AI Helper for every kind of driving style

The Prototypes column presents new vehicle concepts and gifts visuals from designers that illustrate the ideas. Some are extensions of existing concepts, others new, some production-ready, othersnbsp;far-fetched The concept The Perceptor is an artificial-intelligence system developed for your car that’s intended to notice your behavior behind the wheel and accommodate the car’s attributes to your Read More

Keep road salt with Rust Check spray

Rust Check — Coat amp; Safeguard Available at: www.rustcheckstore.com, Canadian Tire, PartSource Cost: $6.79 to $9.69 There it’s creeping in softly through the cracks and on exposed metal. And like bad acne on a teenager, the consequences of rust are permanent. But would you have prevented it? Maybe. Maybe not. But would not an ounce Read More

Why Mazda’s HCCI engine could revolutionize the auto industry

The motor under the hood of this tiny Mazda3 is a holy grail of technology: a gas engine which uses compression, not ignition, to push the vehicle. That is why there are still only six of these on earth and why it is down me the autobahn in 175nbsp;km/h. Alright, so the autobahn thing is Read More

Why Mazda’s HCCI engine could revolutionize the auto industry

The motor under the hood of this tiny Mazda3 is a holy grail of technology: a gas engine which uses compression, not ignition, to push the vehicle. That is why there are still only six of these on earth and why it is down me the autobahn in 175nbsp;km/h. Alright, so the autobahn thing is Read More

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