Category: Did you know

Nov 20, 2017
95% of a car’s lifetime is spent parked.

Did you know that average car spends about 95% of its time parked? In some big cities, it drops to about 92% due to increased traffic and extended commuting time. And maybe it also takes longer to find a parking place Even if you count only the daytime, by subtracting the 8 hours of sleep […]

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Nov 17, 2017
The top reasons for failing MoT in the UK.

The most common reason why British cars fail the MoT tests are the Lamps Reflectors and Electrical Equipment, and it is responsible for 19% of the rejections. Next ones are the brakes and the suspensions, which are behind 14% and 12% of the failures respectively. One of the rarest reasons for rejection is the malfunction […]

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Nov 05, 2017
Car Brakes Can Reach Up To 500 °C.

During normal driving, your brakes should not exceed the temperature of 200°C. However, if you accelerate and brake very intensively, like during a race, they can easily go up to as much as 500 °C or 1000 °F.

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Nov 03, 2017
Dragsters Consume Up to 5.5 Litres of Nitro Per Second.

Dragsters achieve the same rate of fuel consumption as a fully loaded Boeing 747 but with four times the energy volume. That is why they accelerate faster than any other wheel powered vehicles ever created and reach as much as 10,000 Horsepower capacity.

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Oct 28, 2017
How Will Volkswagen’s New Strategy Change Our Future Cars?

In 2017, Volkswagen launched their new strategy, TOGETHER – Strategy 2025. The approach was designed to address the fundamental issues within the brand, notably the recent emissions scandal and to put forward a plan for the Volkswagen Group (VAG group) to be the world leaders in the automotive industry. Ultimately, the primary aim of TOGETHER […]

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Oct 27, 2017
The Closest Margin Of Car Race Victory Was 0.5 Milliseconds.

The closest margin of a victory in a car, which is 0.0005 of a second, was achieved between Logan Gomez and Alex Lloyd during the 16th round of the 2007 Indy Pro Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on ninth of September 2007.

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Oct 24, 2017
Pollution is Worse Inside a Car.

No one can hide from pollution in the car. Sitting in the car is even worse for your health. Unimaginable but being in a car you are almost eight times more exposed to air pollution than if you are a cyclist. To lessen the number, drivers can use more often a recycled-air setting for a […]

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Oct 12, 2017
Fun Facts About Red Cars.

Red colour vehicles are one of the most favourite choices. Strange but optometrist says that red car would be the hardest one to see. The red car is also most exposed to dirt. Owners of a red vehicle will notice their interior warm up faster because red absorbs faster heat rays from the sun.

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Oct 11, 2017
How many gears does your automatic car need?

Carmakers are always trying to improve their vehicles and enticing buyers with new, innovative features that will increase their driving enjoyment. One of the ways that car manufacturers are trying to improve their offering is through increasing the number of gears in automatic transmissions. With automatic vehicles commonly having around five speeds, although luxury models […]

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Sep 27, 2017
Never Ever Pink Ferrari.

A lot of manufacturers offer personalised colour schemes including a pink car. However, Ferarri is an exception and will never let you see a pink Ferrari vehicle. This colour and some others are against their policy and brand values. It’s banned from having a possibility to be associated with Ferarri.

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