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Diesel vs. Gasoline – a Brief Guide to Their Pros & Cons Amidst the Volkswagen Dieselgate Scandal
Diesel vs. Gasoline – a Brief Guide to Their Pros & Cons Amidst the Volkswagen Dieselgate Scandal

23 Sep 2015, 21:12 UTC / Amidst Volkswagen's diesel fiasco, we deem necessary to highlight the pros and cons of diesel compared to gasoline in a transparent and factual manner

 
Volkswagen Emissions Defeat Device and EPA Scandal Explained: The Truth is in the Software
Volkswagen Emissions Defeat Device and EPA Scandal Explained: The Truth is in the Software

22 Sep 2015, 16:56 UTC / Well, there's no sugarcoating here: Volkswagen US boss publicly confessed that Vee-Dub screwed up. But do you know how the emissions defeat device works?

 
Lykan Hypersport Skyscraper Jump from Furious 7 Is Plausible According to Physicist
Lykan Hypersport Skyscraper Jump from Furious 7 Is Plausible According to Physicist

7 Apr 2015, 08:40 UTC / A professor of physics from Pierce College explained in what circumstances the jump pictured in the Furios 7 movie with the Lykan Hypersport would be plausible

 
4WD and AWD Systems Explained for Current FCA US Vehicles
4WD and AWD Systems Explained for Current FCA US Vehicles

22 Mar 2015, 14:20 UTC / There is a bit of a difference between 4WD and AWD, but did you know that there are some differences between AWD and AWD in Fiat-Chrysler Group's case?

 
How the Diesel Particulate Filter Works
How the Diesel Particulate Filter Works

8 Jan 2015, 18:07 UTC / Europe loves turbo diesel-powered automobiles and it is hardly a surprise why. Truth be told, hybrid vehicles and their electric counterparts still have a long way to go to make sense range-wise and...

 
BMW Explains the BMW 2 Series Convertible
BMW Explains the BMW 2 Series Convertible

11 Sep 2014, 08:40 UTC / Taking the veils off the 2 Series Convertible isn’t nearly enough for a company like BMW. After investing heavily into creating a new model, the Bavarians want you to know everything there is ...

 
BMW Codenames Explained: Part 2
BMW Codenames Explained: Part 2

20 Jun 2014, 06:03 UTC / Back in the early days of BMW, the company was specialized in making only a handful of models. In the early 30s and 40s, the company was actually building only one or two models, with different engi...

 
BMW Codenames Explained: Part 1
BMW Codenames Explained: Part 1

9 May 2014, 14:51 UTC / When your company is making more than one car, it needs a way to easily distinguish between models, a way to make sure no mistakes are made. If you’re reading our website and our blog on a dai...