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Analysis finds annual running cost of EVs less than ICE; but with purchase price factored in, it flips

Self Financial, a fintech company, has compared the running costs of electric and non-electric vehicles in each state. Across the US the average annual cost of running an electric vehicle is $2,721.96, while gasoline vehicles cost an average of $3,355.90 per year to run—a difference of $633.94 annually. However, these annual costs don’t take into account the …

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What is better, a floor jack or bottle jack? Compared to bottle jacks, floor jacks are easier to use. Bottle jacks require a certain amount of space under the car. If your vehicle does not have enough ground clearance, it is best to choose a floor jack. But bottle jacks are usually cheaper than floor …

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This clever device helps reduce tyre emissions

The new device captures nasty rubber particles as you drive along Whenever your car turns a wheel, whether it’s powered by petrol, diesel or electricity, its tyres release microscopically small particles of rubber into the atmosphere. These particles are hugely damaging to our health and the environment. They find their way into our waterways and ultimately, …

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Nissan to bring carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic to mainstream cars

Carbon fiber has been used in race cars and high-end road cars for decades, but the lightweight material is still considered too expensive for mainstream cars, though that may change soon. Nissan is the latest automaker to attempt to mass-produce the material, announcing Wednesday a new production process for carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) parts. The new …

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Active wheel alignment system promises huge handling and performance gains

Change the angle of each car’s wheel on the move to get better fuel economy or improve handling? If it sounds like the result of inebriated banter around a barbecue too late one night, you’d be sober to learn it’s a new Australian development that is ready to go global. Major improvements in handling and …

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Ford recalls more than 550,000 trucks and SUVs for various safety issues

2020 F-150, 2015-18 Edge and Lincoln MKX, 2020 Lincoln Corsair are all subject Ford announced safety recalls for its current F-150 pickup along with several Ford and Lincoln crossovers early Wednesday. The recalls cover more than 550,000 vehicles and address various safety defects, ranging from a fire hazard to a potential loss of braking power.  The most far-reaching of the recalls covers …

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Top 10 Floor Jacks of August 2020

The well-known American product review website (www.bestreviews.guide) recently ranked the top 10 jacks in August this year. Several Torin products are on the list, among which BIG RED T82002-BR ranked first. BestReviews is a product review site that helps simplify your purchase decision by providing fair recommendations for the products you use every day.BestReviews is …

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