A lot of people still associate driving with damaging the environment. Although cars still produce a relatively high amount of CO2 gas and other substances that can ruin the environment, they have become more eco-friendly. In fact, there are ways you can drive and go green at the same time. We’re going to take a closer look at some of those ways in this article.
This interview offers an update on BMW’s commitment to electric cars, as the company explains they expect demand to grow in the future, and they’re seeing demand in markets like Germany. The Chinese market is also rebounding after slumping last year.
With low gas prices there’s a challenge now with green cars, but for the long term it’s nice to see the commitment.
The latest news on Tesla has Elon Musk bragging that the new Tesla Model S will be the fastest production car in the world, beating its gas-powered rivals. Tesla is adding versions of its Model S sedan and Model X sport utility vehicle with a more powerful battery pack that gives the vehicles range of 315 miles on a single charge along with adding speed. With all the recent controversies, Tesla could use something to brag about!
Not many people pay attention to a car’s coolant system; most just add some water if to their coolant tank when it gets low. Frankly, you may want to pay closer attention to this part of your car, though. Especially if it is an old vehicle, there is definitely some maintenance involved that could save you some money later on. Before we get into the maintenance component, though, let’s look at what the coolant system in your car actually does.
A “tune-up” was a procedure where the parts that were susceptible to wearing out were replaced and adjustments made. Drivers often did this on a regular basis many years ago. The systems involved were generally the fuel and ignition systems. Today tune-ups are obsolete. We sat down with the Service manager from East Hills Chevrolet of Roslyn, a full-service car dealer in Roslyn, NY to get the scoop!