A speedometer sits at 0, with gradations up to 200 kmhSometimes the news isn’t new. A recent CNN report has drawn attention to a federal advisory board’s recommendation that the government encourage automakers to build cars that can’t speed. It’s true. But it’s also nothing new and, forgive us, not likely to go anywhere fast.

What Started This

This week, CNN aired a report suggesting that federal regulators want to encourage (but not mandate) automakers to build speed limiters into all new cars.

The City of New York recently purchased 50 new vehicles equipped with intelligent speed assistance technology. A system uses GPS technology to track where the cars are and limits acceleration so that they can’t exceed the speed limit for that area. A button on the dashboard lets city workers override it if they need to speed up to merge.

CNN’s report notes that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended that all cars adopt some form

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Brian England, Monday, Aug 29, 2022

At BA Auto Care, our techs keep your car on the road and running smoothly by following a preventative maintenance program custom designed to the unique needs of your car. Keeping your vehicle aligned properly, flushing your power steering, and flushing and cleaning your engine are essential to maintaining the health of your vehicle. Here is what we do to keep these systems in top form:


Making sure that the procedure for balancing and rotating your tires is followed to the letter is important. This process, combined with careful inspection of your tires can prevent your car from vibrating or pulling to one side while you are driving. Rotating and balancing your tires is great advice. However, it must be done correctly. Not completing the procedure can have other unintended consequences. to other engine components.

Here is what happened to me recently:

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2022 BMW X3 xDrive30i

2022 BMW X3 xDrive30i in Brooklyn Grey (a $550 color option)

2015 Audi Q52022 BMW X3 xDrive30i

Class: Premium Compact Crossover/SUV

Miles driven: 191

CG Report Card
Room and Comfort B-
Power and Performance B+
Fit and Finish A
Fuel Economy B-
Value B
Report-card grades are derived from a consensus of test-driver evaluations. All grades are versus other vehicles in the same class. Value grade is for specific trim level evaluated, and may not reflect Consumer Guide’s impressions of the entire model lineup.
Big & Tall Comfort
Big Guy B+
Tall Guy A
Big & Tall comfort ratings are for front seats only. “Big” rating based on male tester weighing approximately 350 pounds, “Tall” rating based on 6’6″-tall male tester.
Engine Specs 248-horsepower 2.0L
Engine Type Turbocharged 4-cylinder
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Drive Wheels AWD

Real-world fuel economy: 20.3 mpg

Driving mix: 75% city, 25% highway

EPA-estimated fuel economy: 21/28/24 (mpg

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Proton Iriz EV 2

Proton has announced it will offer its own-brand, homegrown electric vehicle (EV) for Malaysia, although no definitive timeline has been laid out for now.

This was revealed during today’s exchange of memorandum of understanding (MOU) documents between the carmaker’s NEV subsidiary, Proton New Energy Technology (Pro-Net) and Gentari at the ongoing 2022 International Greentech and Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM).

If you’re unfamiliar with the term ‘NEV’, it stands for new energy vehicle and is popularly used in China for electrified vehicles, which includes those with either a mild hybrid, hybrid, plug-in hybrid or fully electric powertrain – the last of which is also commonly referred to as an EV (electric vehicle) or BEV (battery electric vehicle).

Details are scarce, but Proton says its Pro-Net subsidiary will work closely with smart to ensure the forthcoming EV products match the usage profile of Malaysian EV buyers. Additionally, the company

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Many readers have been texting asking me to test and recommend the best OBD2 ELM327 app to them.

After using and testing 58 popular OBD2 ELM327 apps for Android and/or iPhone in the market, (The tests lasted from August 2021 to September 2022.)

Today, I will show you a list of the top 9 choices in the market that are divided into 2 groups.

Navigate to the right type for you now:

Best OBD2 ELM327 Apps For Android (5 choices)

Best OBD2 ELM327 Apps For iPhone (4 choices)

Let’s get started.

Best OBD2 ELM327 Apps For Android

#1. Torque Pro – Best Overall ELM327 App for Android

Price: $4.99

Download: Torque Pro

Overall Rating:

User-friendly Interface 4.7/5
Value For Money 4.9/5
Performance on Android 4.7/5
Phone Battery Optimization 3.9/5


  • Competitive price at only $5
  • No ads at the bottom
  • Easy-to-use app
  • Various enhanced functions
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Polestar has just revealed their new 3 electric luxury SUV, and along with the debut of the vehicle itself, the configurator for it has already gone live to allow potential buyers to spec it to their heart’s content.

The Polestar 3 is now the largest vehicle in the Swedish automaker’s lineup, and it will share a platform with the Volvo XC90‘s effective replacement called EV90 . To get a sense of its size, the 3’s 117.5-in (2,985 mm) wheelbase falls just under an inch above the Tesla Model X’s, but a few inches shorter than the three-row Rivian R1S’s. Pricing for the Polestar 3 starts at $83,900, which puts it in line with other luxury SUVs in its class, electric or otherwise.

See Also: 2024 Polestar 3 Is A Made In The USA Electric Luxury SUV With Up To 510 HP And A 379-Mile Range

Exterior colors on offer include

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There are several reasons why selling parts online during this time was successful, but it was primarily due to fewer people shopping in person. However, as people began to return to their normal lives, consumers continued to shop for parts online because it became their preferred shopping method. 

Online shopping is convenient and allows consumers and small repair shops to easily research and compare products. 

Simply put, if a dealer is not selling parts online, they will never reach the large threshold of online shoppers that eCommerce businesses cater to. In 2022, there are expected to be more than 266.7 million online buyers in the U.S. alone—more than ⅓ of the country’s population.

Over the past two years, the parts department wasn’t the only department to be negatively affected by the pandemic. 

The shortage of semiconductors significantly impacted the production and availability of new vehicles. The cost of both new

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We commonly get asked what our opinions of many new vehicles are. Often enough, we give people the cold hard truth and they don’t want to accept what we have to say because the person asking the question had their heart set on liking (or disliking) a certain vehicle that they inquire about. Most times, we understand and have some sympathy for that person’s feelings as we hope others understand when we say that BMW has lost its way when it comes to new vehicle design and the new 2023 BMW M2 somewhat solidifies our thoughts.

The new 2023 BMW M2 looks to be a masterpiece on paper when it comes to its performance numbers and we’re willing to bet that it drives like a dream, especially for enthusiasts like us when BMW gives us the option for a 6-speed manual transmission. Yes, the new BMW M2 can be optioned

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Hybrids have evolved and much like internal combustion engines, not all hybrids are designed or built the same way.

Nissan has taken the philosophy of a conventional hybrid and taken it one step further by effectively creating an electric SUV that is uses an internal combustion engine as its energy source.

And, of course, as with all new technology, they have given it a trendy name, officially called the 2023 Nissan X-Trail e-Power with e-4orce (yes, that’s not a typo, unfortunately).

It’ll be arriving in Australia in early 2023 and we had the chance to get a preview drive at the global launch ahead of its local arrival next year.

How much does the Nissan X-Trail e-Power cost?

While the broader Nissan X-Trail range includes a number of different model grades, the X-Trail e-Power e-4orce will only be offered in two trim levels for the Australia market, the Ti and

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With buying new tires they are covered by a plethora of warranties including tread life and quality of construction. In terms of handling, braking, steering feel, comfort, and road noise, the new tires will be the cream of the crop.

If there is one thing certain about buying new tires is that they do cost more, especially if your vehicle has 19 or 20-inch wheels. If your vehicle requires a set of high-performance or ultra-high-performance rubber, you will pay more.

This is where purchasing used tires from Premier Auto comes into play. Granted they don’t come with that type of warranty, but you can potential savings of hundreds of dollars while still getting the correct tires you need. The saved money can be then used for repairs, maintenance, or installation costs including balancing or alignments.

Buying used tires is also a great solution for leased vehicles. If you think you’re

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