How to Increase Torque in an Engine

How to Increase Torque in an Engine

Torque and Horsepower Whenever someone is talking about the performance of their car, two things almost always come up: torque and horsepower. But what you might not know is while the two are related, they are actually very different. Torque is a measure of the...
Tips On How To Improve Fuel Economy

Tips On How To Improve Fuel Economy

Fuel is expensive, and whatever you can do to reduce the amount of fuel you use will save you money as you head down the road. Here are some tips to use when trying to shave off some costs at the pump the next time you fill up. Close your gas cap: Most vehicles rely...
How to Reduce Your Vehicle’s Emissions

How to Reduce Your Vehicle’s Emissions

Lately there has been increasing concern about the impact each of us has on our environment. Often this can lead to a battleground of debate, but one thing is certain: Internal combustion engines create pollutants. Fortunately, there are actions we can take to limit...
How to Give Your Car More Horsepower

How to Give Your Car More Horsepower

If you hear anyone talking cars and performance, one of the things sure to come up is horsepower. Before you get confused about what horses have to do with vehicles in the 21st century, here are a few things to know about this seemingly antiquated term and what it...
How to Reduce Friction in Car Engine

How to Reduce Friction in Car Engine

How is friction created in an engine? For the typical vehicle with an internal combustion engine, only about 15% to 20% of the energy from its fuel is used to power it down the road. The majority of the energy is lost to powertrain inefficiency caused by friction and...