While there aren't many automobile manufacturers building all-electric vehicles, a gasoline vehicle can be converted to electric with some basic mechanical skills and the right parts. One of the benefits of building your own electric car is you can customize the vehicle to give it the speed and rang
Diesel fuel has a strong odor that can be tricky to remove. Whether on your hands, clothing or inside of your car, diesel fuel odor often lingers. If the diesel fuel odor is strong, it may cause headaches or nausea. Even if there is no visible sign of diesel fuel, the odor may still be present. Remo
As consumers start to shift their attention to cars that are more economically friendly as well as stylish, automobile makers are coming up with unique and interesting designs. The 2011 Geneva Motor show revealed a number of new vehicles that will be hitting the streets in the coming months, and the
Why is so much importance attached to the kit? The kit converts the water into HHO. The kit is where the electrolysis takes place. The kit is the heart and soul of this technology. Without the kit, nothing can take place.
"Hybrid" is the hottest buzz-word in the today's American automotive industry, carrying fantastic implications of fuel economy and environmental responsibility. Hybrids aren't cheap, but the benefits often outweigh the cost.
Running your car using water as fuel is examined. How electricity is used to convert the water into a gas which is fed into the engine is explained.
A car battery is an integral component of a vehicle's ignition system.dead battery image by Katrina Miller from Fotolia.comSulfated car batteries have been allowed to form hard lead sulfate crystals which block the electrical pathways from the battery to the rest of the ignition system....
Every time I turn on the television, there is at least one commercial for automobiles per segment of the show I'm watching. And when I look closely at the car or SUV that is being ...
It is common knowledge that the Scottish government is looking to go independent from the United Kingdom and also introduce a number of new business sectors into the mix. As a consequence, yesterday's announcement that energy giant SSE is set to invest...
Kerosene often comes in a blue container, to differentiate it from gasoline, which comes in a red container. The oil is highly flammable and is also referred to as coal oil, paraffin and paraffin oil. Chemically, it is a mix of ten different hydrocarbons and was first manufactured in the 1850s, usin
E85 is a blended fuel created from a mixture of 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline. The production of ethanol for fuel purposes is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency under rules set out in the Clean Air Act.
Solar panels are installed on the car.solar powered car image by Yali Shi from Fotolia.comSolar energy is energy that comes from the sun. Solar panels are used to collect this energy and store it in batteries. Solar energy is a relative new idea when it comes to cars. Solar panels on cars...
Science and technology is becoming more and more advanced. A lot of progress is being made in almost all the fields. Well, in this run for progress and development, all the non-renewable resources of energy are getting exhausted. Hydrogen fuel cells are the perfect fuel alternatives through which yo
Electrical cars are the newest technologies for transporting. However, we are still using fuel powered engines. Are they really the future?
Recent news have got the automotive world gossiping as Mini Chief designer has revealed that there will be two Mini electric scooter models that will go on show at the much anticipated Paris Motor Show later this year. One of the burning questions on the lips of anyone within the auto industry is th
A hydrogen fuel cell for automobile engines is seen, by some in the scientific community, as progress for alternative fuel technology. Making this fuel system possible requires a fuel cell that uses hydrogen gas to create electricity. This electricity is harnessed and powers the car engine. Although
Widely used in boats, the Detroit Diesel 8V-92 is a large and powerful engine that has been relied on for years. While other manufactures make boat engines, like Caterpillar, Volvo and Yanmar, the Detroit Diesel is unique in its power, strength and operating components. With a service...
Electric car is a road-going automobile powered by electricity. There are different types of electric car motors: "pure" electric car with on-board battery, electric car that is powered by other energy sources: car powered by sunlight or hybrid car with an electric engine but powered by ga
Chrysler has temporarily suspended a testing program for minivans and trucks that would enable hybrid technology with a battery that could be connected to the electric grid. Overheating issues in the trucks lead to the shelving of testing while engineers work on the chemistry of the battery.
Poor or worsening fuel economy is a common telltale sign of a fuel injector problem.fuel empty image by glgec from Fotolia.comElectronic fuel injection systems are complicated yet thankfully are relatively simple to troubleshoot. Also potentially beneficial to the backyard mechanic is...