How Does Air Conditioning Work?

Your vehicle’s air conditioning unit functions much the same way as the air conditioners found in homes. It even uses several of the same parts. The car’s air conditioner might…

Turbochargers vs. Superchargers

There’s a lot of jargon out there about car and auto parts. All this jargon can confuse someone who doesn’t work with cars on a regular basis. Some parts have…

Are Roundabouts Safer?

As more and more people move to cities, urban planners are using different tactics to direct the flow of traffic more efficiently. Roundabouts are a common road fixture in Europe…

History of Shock Absorbers

Driving around today, you may take for granted that you don’t feel the impact of every small bump or rock in the road, but these little impacts caused passengers in…

Diesel vs. Gasoline Engines

Diesel engines and gasoline engines are the two types of internal combustion engines (ICE) widely available on the car market today. These engines differ from each other in one crucial way:…

Should I Repair or Replace My Car?

You’re having car trouble again for the third or fourth time this year. The cost of repairs are becoming burdensome as their frequency increases, so you start to wonder: should…