Category: Milta Technology News

Jan 19, 2017
Drive at moderate speed for optimum fuel efficiency

To use as little fuel as possible, you should drive your car at the most efficient speed. It varies in different vehicles, but usually, equals about 65-90 km/h (40-55 mph). Try to keep withing this range or check what speed is optimal for your car and you should notice a significant drop in your fuel […]

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Jan 18, 2017
1 in 5 of 16-year-old drivers has an accident within their first year of driving

Did you know that about 20% of 16-year-old drivers have an accident during their first year of driving? That is one of the reasons why most of the countries allow driving only to people above that age. If you are a teenager, please be extra careful when driving and educate yourself on how to stay […]

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Jan 18, 2017
Hiding behind a car protects from gunfire

Another myth about cars based on Hollywood movies tells that hiding behind a car can save your life from being shot. Although some bullets may have not enough energy to get past a car, a lot of them will do that without any problem. A car can be an excellent concealment if the shooter doesn’t […]

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Jan 17, 2017
Two minutes of idling uses the as much fuel as 1 mile of driving

According to Consumer Energy Center, two minutes of idling your car will use the same amount of fuel as it would take to drive for one mile. That pretty much explains why start-stop systems are becoming so popular in new cars. And it also tells why we should be considering turning off the engine when […]

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Jan 16, 2017
Avoid sudden stops and starts

Hard acceleration uses up to third more fuel. Achieve your desired speed with a steady foot on the accelerator and try coasting to stop. Speeding, rapid acceleration, and braking can lower your gas mileage by 5% at lower speeds around town, and by 33% at higher highway speeds.

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Jan 16, 2017
The oldest still functioning car was made in 1884

The oldest functioning car is La Marquise, a steam-powered, four-wheeled vehicle, manufactured by De Dion Bouton et Trépardoux in 1884. The car is fueled by coal, wood and paper and takes approximately 30 minutes to warm up. Its top speed equals 61 km/h (38 mph).

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Jan 15, 2017
Jet fuel would make your car more efficient

A lot of people think that jet fuel would make cars go super fast. But the truth is exactly opposite – if you fill a normal vehicle with a jet fuel, it will not work at all, because conventional engines cannot combust kerosene. Unless you’ve got jet engine powered car. But that’s rather rare.

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Jan 15, 2017
19% of drivers admit to surfing the web while driving

Although using a phone while driving highly increases the risk of an accident, one out of five drivers recklessly surf the web while riding a car. Don’t make that mistake and stay safe on the road.

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Jan 14, 2017
Don’t accelerate when approaching traffic lights

When you are driving, try to notice the traffic lights as soon as possible. If you find a crossroad or pedestrian crossing ahead of you, do not accelerate your car before passing it. When approaching the lights you need to slow down anyway, so all the fuel used for acceleration before would be wasted. Also […]

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Jan 14, 2017
Ferrari stopped selling cars with manual transmissions in 2011

Ferrari had it last car with manual transmission produced in 2011. They explained that the reason for ceasing to produce vehicles with this type of gearbox was to assure the best possible performance of cars, as the modern automatic systems are much more efficient than any human being.

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