AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) Explained

AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) Explained

Off late, Maruti-Suzuki has created a ton of hype by launching their Celerio hatchback with the common man’s automatic gearbox, the automated manual transmission or AMT. For the past few decades in automotive history, the rapid progress in the technology of automatic gearboxes has effectively nullified the necessity of manual operation of the gears using the clutch pedal and gear lever. However, they are often expensive to manufacture and usually…

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Top 10 Latest Car Technology Innovations of The Past Decade

Top 10 Latest Car Technology Innovations of The Past Decade

The first commercial production automobiles were introduced way back in the early 1900’s. Since then, their journey into what they have become today is quite revolutionary. Innovation after innovation, they have transcended from being a solely luxurious possession to an indispensable part of our daily routine. Cars nowadays are packed with so much equipment that along with just the driving part, they’ve made our lives easier. So in this article,…

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Common Car Spec Sheet Terms Defined and Simplified

Common Car Spec Sheet Terms Defined and Simplified

BHP, Torque, Cylinder Configuration, Kerb-Weight, Wheelbase, there’s a 90% possibility that these common car terminologies sound completely unfamiliar to you. Even if you belong to the remaining 10%, it’s quite likely that you aren’t aware of the implications of these terms. This is totally valid since these terms have no significance in your life apart from when you’re driving. However, studies have shown that almost 71% car commuters in India…

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The Dangers of Tyre Burst: Why It Happens and How Can You Prevent It From Happening

The Dangers of Tyre Burst: Why It Happens and How Can You Prevent It From Happening

Needless to say, your car tyres play an extremely important role in the functioning of your car. The 4 tyres present at the end of your car’s axles are the only entities maintaining contact between your car and the road surface. Now imagine a harrowing situation wherein you are driving at a steady speed and the tyre explodes. The next thing you know, you are completely out of control, letting…

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Future of cars – When drive meets technology!

Future of cars – When drive meets technology!

Whispers in the air on a busy Monday morning brings the realization that technology is the governing force for the next millennium. We as homo sapiens have achieved eternity within our shadow and are bound to be the most equipped species on planet earth because of technology. From robot operated road making machines to self-drive multi-terrain vehicles, technology has equipped each and every aspect of our everyday life. Technology in…

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Common Car Gearbox Problems And Why They Occur

Common Car Gearbox Problems And Why They Occur

Your car has a very intriguing process of delivering power from the engine to wheels. Of all the mechanical components participating in that process, the most important one is arguably the car gearbox. While your car can transmit power successfully without the presence of the gearbox, its utility with the rapidly developing automobile technology over the years has made it an indispensable component of the powertrain. The car gearbox accomplishes…

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All You Need To Know About the Car Spark Plug

All You Need To Know About the Car Spark Plug

In one of our previous articles, we covered how the combustion process occurs inside the engine. In the combustion section, we read about a device called the spark plug which provides the tiny spark necessary to start the process of combustion. In this article, we will dwell deeper into this very small yet powerful device. We will understand its basics, how it functions and have a look at its different…

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3 Cylinder Engine vs 4 Cylinder Engine: What’s Better?

3 Cylinder Engine vs 4 Cylinder Engine: What’s Better?

Indian automobile manufacturers these days are increasingly focusing on making cars with 3 cylinder engines. There is a very rampant misconception among the people that 3 cylinder engines are inferior to 4 cylinder engines. Hence it is strongly believed that they are only suited for entry-level budget cars. However, the reality is the stark opposite. 3 cylinder engines have different functionality in comparison to 4 cylinder engines but are in…

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From Fuel to Function: Working of the Car Engine Explained

From Fuel to Function: Working of the Car Engine Explained

Have you ever wondered how fascinating a car is? It is a device where you pour in some liquid, sit on a chair and use simple movements from your hand and feet to get to places faster. About 200 years ago, nobody would have even thought you’d have 4-wheeled enclosed metal carriages in the future, capable of moving above 27 metres in a single second. But it has happened and…

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Factors Affecting Your Car’s Handling

Factors Affecting Your Car’s Handling

Your car needs the engine and powertrain components to move forward on the road. But in parallel, the other important function comes from the components that control the direction in which you move. The handling capabilities of the car are as important as the power and torque delivery. In this article, we will take a look at the different factors affecting car handling. We will also list some points to…

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