Escort Max 360c Radar Detector Review

Escort Max 360c HIgh Performance Radar Detector Radar Detection for the Connected vehicle Busted or Not  A while back, I had occasion to test and review Escort’s Passport Max radar detector, which was an impressive and effective unit. Just recently I was offered the opportunity to experience the results of the constantly advancing radar technology,…

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New Yokohama Tire Technology

Retiring your SUV? New Yokohama Tire technology in Geolandar GO56 H/T provides a better way Obviously, not all tires are created equally, they differ in a variety of ways – size, tread, compound, profile and brand. Different compounds, tread patterns and designs serve a myriad of both specific and varying driving conditions and scenarios, which…

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Review of Escort Passport Max Radar Detector

“Escort PASSPORT MAX HD RADAR DETECTOR” Escort Passport Max Radar Detector A Long range Hi Def, DSP Ticket Protection A review of the Escort Passport Max radar detector will follow, but first, a few things need to be pointed out – there are several radar detectors on the market today and all are aimed at…

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2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Test Drive

“2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Teutonic superiority” Toronto, Ontario, Canada – The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been the world’s most successful luxury car for decades, and that tradition is sure to be upheld with the latest iteration – the 2014 Mercedes Benz S-Class, which will be available in a number of configurations. The roots of this model series…

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Pedestrian Detection – Safety By Smart Phone?

Pedestrian Detection It may be possible for smart phones to save pedestrian lives if the research currently being conducted by General Motors works out like they think it will.  A communication system called Wi-Fi Direct establishes a peer-to-peer wireless connection, rather than having to relay the signal through cell towers.  It works like those walkie-talkies…

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Drive My Car – OnStar & RelayRides

As if taking a page from the Beetle’s “Drive My Car” song, General Motors has teamed up with RelayRides to offer the first nationwide peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace. Owners of idle GM vehicles can now rent it simply by using a smart phone and GM’s OnStar system. Owners simply log onto their OnStar account online…

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Wireless Charging for Electric Cars

Wireless charging for electric cars the next step into what maybe becoming a ‘wireless age’ may be one of the innovations the needed to save the electric car.  One of the major complains from early adopters of electric vehicles, like the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt, is that cords are a problem – they get…

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Lotus Testing Range Extender Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Lotus has started dynamic and durability testing of a Range Extender Hybrid Electric Vehicle (REEV) version of the Evora sports car.  The new Lotus Evora 414E is a hybrid technology demonstrator being developed for a consortium, which includes three vehicle manufacturers and several automotive component manufacturers. The Evora 414E is powered by two electric motor…

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