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Funny Car Repairs – Meets Expectations

There is a reason we ask customers to bring their cars back to the dealership for repairs. Your dealership mechanics are qualified the repair your vehicle safely.

Here is the list of funny and DANGEROUS Car Repairs – People did think differently…..  DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME

Stay Safe – Buckle Tight

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Silencer – In Hanger

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Beautiful – Side – Mirror

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Head (flash) Light

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World’s Largest Parking Lots – Spacious! Spacious!! Spacious!!!

Besides the problem of space for cars moving on the road,  space for a parked vehicle is a greater problem considering that private vehicles remain parked for most of their time. 
Parking became a problem and cities were looking for a solution to park as many cars as possible on as little space as possible

 

Today let’s explore theWorld’s Largest Parking Lots

 

Canada’s West Edmonton Mall (20,000 spaces)
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
This huge shopping complex will be able to satisfy your every need, including supplying you with a parking space in its huge parking lot; even more interesting factor is that it has made it into the Guinness Book of World records.

 
Disney World, Magic Kingdom and Epcot Lots (11,000 + 12,000 spaces)
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Orlando, Florida, USA
The Epcot parking structure is the larger of the two, spreading over 160 acres, or about 7 million square feet whichever is easier for your mind to grasp. Maybe comparing it to 140 NFL football fields will help you understand its vastness even better.

 

Seattle – Tacoma International Airport (13,000 spaces)
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Seattle, Washington, USA
This is North America’s Largest Parking Structure under one roof!!

 

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, McNamara Terminal (11,500 Spaces)

This enormous parking structure is the largest of its kind to have ever been completed at one time.

 

Universal Studios (10,200 spaces)
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Orlando, Florida, USA
Another entertainment facility with a massive parking lot is Universal studios. It has a twin tower parking structure, with the South Facility being only slightly larger than the other one.

 

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Paris has banned old cars from its streets

Paris banned old cars from its streets on Friday to reduce air pollution. Environmentalists hope this will also drive dirty vehicles from the centers of other European cities.

Data published by France’s public health agency this month showed air pollution kills 48,000 people each year in France, some 400,000 in Europe and around 3.7 million worldwide.

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From Monday to Friday, any car registered before Jan. 1, 1997, will be barred from the city’s streets.

However, near the National Assembly and Champs Elysees avenue, some owners protested by parking their vehicles to denounce a ban they say will hurt poor people most and slash the resale value of their vehicles.

Marc Martin, who uses his ageing Peugeot van to deliver picture frames to clients says, “I drive 50 km per week, I don’t have the means to change vans so I will continue using it, I’ll get fined every week and there you go,” He also says, “And if it goes too far, I’ll close my business, people will lose their jobs, that’s it. What can I say, not much. This law is pathetic.”

The ban could be extended in 2020 to all combustion-engine cars more than nine years old, says Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo.

Motorists who flout the ban face fines of 35 euros ($39) after an initial tolerance period, an amount that is set to jump at the end of the year.

According to a driver defense group, 40 million d’Automobilistes, more than half-a-million vehicle owners in and around Paris will be hit by this ban and they are going to take legal action to seek financial compensation for drops in the value of now-banned vehicles.

Norway is planning to ban petrol and diesel-fuelled vehicles from 2025 and several Europian cities are testing various anti-pollution measures based on tolls for city center access or selective car bans during surges in pollution levels.

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World’s first eHighway trial in Sweden

Semi trucks are extremely important for the world’s economy, they transport a significant portion of the world’s cargo — and that’s leading to a rash of innovation in the space that mirrors what’s happening in the automotive world. Automakers are working on a different system like Self-driving trucks, electric powertrains etc.

This time, Siemens has come up with a new technology called eHighway. The system is being tested on a two-kilometer stretch of the E16 highway north of Stockholm, Sweden in partnership with Volkswagen-owned Scania.  The trial will use two diesel hybrid vehicles manufactured by Scania and adapted, in collaboration with Siemens, to operate under the catenary system.

The trial aims to create a knowledge base on whether the Siemens eHighway system is suitable for future long-term commercial use and further deployment.

“By far the greatest part of the goods transported in Sweden goes on the road, but only a limited part of the goods can be moved to other traffic types. That is why we must free the trucks from their dependence on fossil fuels so that they can be of use also in the future. Electric roads offer this possibility and are an excellent complement to the transport system,” commented Anders Berndtsson, chief strategist at the Swedish Transport Administration.

The sensor system enables a rod carrying current called pantograph to connect and disconnect from the overhead line at speeds of up to 90km/h. From the overhead catenary wires, the system draws power when the truck start the drive. Another great thing is that the truck travel with zero local emissions. Thanks to the hybrid system, operation outside of the contact line is also possible, thus maintaining the flexibility of conventional trucks.

Another eHighway demonstration project is being developed by Siemens in California. This Test will be conducted throughout 2017 to see how different truck configurations interact with the eHighway infrastructure in the vicinity of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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World’s most expensive car tires sold in Dubai

Dubai is known as the City of Gold. It is also known for the expensive and luxury lifestyle that it offers to its residents as the Dubai hits global headlines time and again for its unique achievements.

In Dubai often you may see luxury vehicles are playing in the roads and don’t be surprised if see any of them is made of gold.Now, a Dubai-based company has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for producing and selling a special set of vehicle tyres embedded with diamond and gold.

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Dubai’s Z Tyres in conjunction with an Italian jeweller produced and sold the world’s most expensive car tires at a staggering price of $600,000. Yes, you have seen it right, $600,000!

Combining specially-selected diamond stones and 24 Carat gold, this unique set of car tyres was designed in Dubai and before being returned to Dubai the tyre was decorated by Italian artisan jewellers in Italy.

The craftsmen who have worked on the new presidential palace in Abu Dhabi also has done the application of gold leafing on this vehicle tire. “With the special set of four tyres recently sold for $600,000, Guinness World Records has independently valued and duly recognised them as the ‘World’s Most Expensive Set of Car Tyres,” the statement said.

Zenises CEO Harjeev Kandhari said: “We’ve always treasured the outstanding skills and dedication involved in developing our tyre range so we thought what better way to celebrate this achievement than with a record-breaking special set of tyres especially commissioned for a unique buyer. In keeping with the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Z Tyres will donate all profits from the $600,000 sale to the Zenises Foundation which focuses on improving access to education across the world.”

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Five Fun Accessories to Upgrade Your Vehicle

Used vehicles are excellent as first vehicles for the new drivers. Not only  you can save money by buying a used vehicle but also you can choose your desired vehicle from the wide range of selection. Take pride in your recently purchased vehicle by picking up a few fun accessories that will make the automobile feel new.

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LED Bulbs

Change both your exterior and interior lights so that they have newer LED bulbs. These LED bulbs that are sold on the market are for almost every kind of vehicles and brighter than the traditional bulbs. You can also save money by installing this LED bulbs as they last much longer and you don’t need to replace them often. These bulbs also double as an additional safety feature for nighttime driving.

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Steering Wheel Cover

Wheel cover of a used vehicle may show the  signs of wear and tear. Replace your old wheel cover with a brand new one that will give your automobile a new look. Additionally, you can pick steering wheel cover that has the added benefit of heating up to keep your hands toasty and nice when the weather is cold and there’s snow on the ground. These covers are battery operated and very easy to install.

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Wireless Charging Cup Holder

Before selling your car give it a technological upgrade by installing a cup holder that has the power to charge all of your favorite electronics. You will find different types of cup holder at the market including the cups that are just one solid color or the cups that have cute designs on them. With these cup holders, you will be able to charge cell phones, tablets, laptops and portable DVD players.

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Remote Starter System

You can get the benefit from an upgrade of a remote vehicle starter system especially when you hate to start the car in the middle of winter. You can have one professionally installed and even take advantage of new systems that offer an app you can use on your Smartphone. The apps may provide you with additional features, like a car locator and a scheduler that will alert you when your parking meter is about to expire.

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Air Freshener

Used cars sometimes come with a bad odor. With an air freshener, make your automobile smell like new again. Different kind of air freshener you will find at the market including a bamboo charcoal air freshener that you can hang behind any car seat.

A vehicle air freshener is not that pricey and top of that it continues to work 365 days, so you’d only have to replace it once a year. There are also fresheners you can plug into your cigarette lighter, hang from your rear view mirror, or clip to your air vents.

By adding the above accessories you can transform your previously owned car into a beautiful mode of transportation. Co-workers and friends will undoubtedly be envious and may even ask you for advice on how they can upgrade their cars.

 

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Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli Hypercar To Make Turin Debut

The Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli is a hypercar from Mazzanti. Mazzanti is already an established boutique supercar builder. With this Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli, they promise that it will have 1000hp of total output and all of that power will come from a heavily turbocharged V8 powerplant.

15 years ago Mazzanti started out in business and their new monstrous Millecavalli is based on a standard Evantra model. The Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli is hand-built to order and production limited to five examples a year. The standard car has 715hp on tap and is capable of going from 0-100km/h in 3 seconds.

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However, with the help of incredible twin turbochargers, the Millecavalli will, according to company founder Luca Mazzanti, manage the 0-100km/h dash in just 2.7 seconds and will hit a top speed of 400km/h, that’s 250mph and into Bugatti — never mind Ferrari LaFerrari — territory.

“In order to create this extreme Hypercar, we applied technologies coming from motorsport that no one else has ever used on a street-legal car before,” said Luca Mazzanti.

These include larger inlets for cooling and a roof-mounted airscoop plus active aerodynamics to direct air over the rear wing.

In theory, it is not that difficult for a car to travel well in excess of 200mph, but getting a car to travel that fast while remaining stable and still feeling like a quality, premium product is no simple feat.

“When the performance is so important, nothing is left to chance, but each element is the result of the meticulous work of people with great expertise and a true passion,” said Mazzanti.

The company has revealed nothing regarding price tag of this hypercar but it is expected to cost over €1 million making it a direct competitor with Koenigsegg and Pagani. This car will be limited to just 25 completely hand-built examples.

The 2016 Turin motor show runs from June 8-12.

 

 

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