Why Put Ceramic Coating Over Paint Protection Film?

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CarPro offers a new formulation of its ceramic coating product designed specifically for vehicles that already have a paint protection film. Adding a ceramic coating over the paint protection film helps to prolong its lifetime and enhance its appearance. It protects the film from contaminants, oxidation, and staining making it last even longer. The top coat provides a high gloss …

Koenigsegg aims to build a ‘CO2 neutral’ combustion supercar

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Koenigsegg doesn’t just want combustion-powered supercars to compete with EV’s in terms of raw performance. It wants to compete in eco-friendliness, too. In talking with Top Gear, company founder Christian von Koenigsegg said he was working with National Electric Vehicle Sweden to develop a €1 million ($1.15 million) hybrid supercar that was “completely CO2 neutral.” The solution, he said, was melding the automaker’s …

2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet Announced

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In news that should surprise precisely no one, there will be a convertible version of the all-new eighth-generation 911 introduced last fall. Also of no surprise: It’ll once again be available in rear-wheel drive Carrera S and all-wheel-drive Carrera 4S sub models. The Turbo Cabriolet is expected to be announced at a later time. As expected, the 911 Carrera S Cabriolet possesses …

Toyota Recalls 70,000 Vehicles to Replace Air Bag Inflators

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Toyota is recalling about 70,000 Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles in North America to replace air bag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. The recall covers the 2003 to 2005 Corolla, the 2002 to 2005 Sequoia, the 2003 to 2005 Tundra and the 2002 to 2005 Lexus SC. Takata uses the chemical ammonium nitrate to …

How Self-Driving and Electric Cars Will Solve Some Annoying Problems

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Electric cars, robo taxis and self-driving trucks are coming and possibly sooner than you think. Limited tests of driverless cars are already happening today and they could be in use everywhere within six years. A change on that scale would reach far beyond the automotive industry to upend businesses, transform our daily lifestyles and reshape cities around the world. Even if the …

Ventura County Old Car Buyback Program Renewed for 2018

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The Ventura County Air Pollution Control District has renewed its Old Car Buy Back Program that will pay county residents to scrap their 1997 or older vehicles to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases in the area. The program is sponsored by your local Air Quality Management District or Air Pollution Control District. This Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement (VAVR) Program is …

2018 Dodge Demon Transformation

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We recently had the pleasure of working on this 2018 Dodge Demon SRT to make her stand out even more. The Demon comes with a 6.2 liter V8 supercharged engine that cranks out 808hp. Dodge will reportedly only produce 3,000 Dodge Demon SRTs for the US market and 300 for Canada. Dodge has been toting the Demon as the first …

Automakers question Calif. zero-emission mandate as feds reassess mpg rules

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Automakers appeared to make another move on Tuesday in their campaign to relax tailpipe emissions standards, arguing in testimony before a U.S. House panel that California’s zero-emissions vehicle mandate undermines the goal of a single national standard for fuel economy. Under a graduated California law, 15 percent of new vehicles sold in the state must be powered by zero-emission powertrains …

BMW debuts its i8 Roadster for top-down green driving

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The i series vehicles has been BMW’s electrified brand on the road since 2014. The i3 is the pure-electric urban bubble vehicle while the supercar-styled i8 is the hybrid of the pair. But beyond sharing similar design cues and a TRON-inspired paint job, the two vehicles couldn’t be further from each other. At the 2017 LA Auto Show, the automaker …

Shift makes buying a car as easy as ordering a pizza

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Buying a car can be a hassle. Especially if you’re looking to save some cash by purchasing something used. You end up scouring tons of random Craigslist listings and dreading the moment a used car dealer sits you down with the loan officer. Fortunately, there’s a new way to buy a vehicle that doesn’t even involve you leaving the house. …