The Automotive Industry, Briefly

Month: June 2018

Buick Can Help You Drive Smarter

Buick Can Help You Drive Smarter

Carmakers like Buick are giving drivers some pretty amazing tools to use, and allowing us to become better, smarter drivers, all around. We now live in a world where we use our smartphones and apps for nearly every aspect of our lives. We rely on […]

Changes in the Works for Cadillac

Changes in the Works for Cadillac

  The Cadillac name has been on a repeating cycle of ups and downs depending on the model you want to drive and where you’re looking. There have been some sedans that have had to be scrapped, while the SUV lineup seems strong and ready […]

Excitement on the Road With the New BMW M3 CS

Excitement on the Road With the New BMW M3 CS

Excitement on the Road With the New BMW M4 CSOnce you see the video below, you’re going to want to get out on the road and drive the new BMW M3 CS or you’re going to want to work out and get a great deal of exercise. This new video is one that will get you excited and ready for the drive in this beautiful new car that’s being offered by BMW. This car is one that’s a step up for the Ultimate Driving Machine and makes it possible for you to have the fun you’ve been looking for from behind the wheel.

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A Repair Needs to be Done

A Repair Needs to be Done

One of the newest powerful SUV models on the market is the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk which makes use of the amazing power that comes out of the Hellcat engine that we find in the lineups from the FCA teams. This new SUV is an […]

Getting Everything You Need in the F-Series Super Duty Trucks

When you have a large cab to sit in and enjoy the drive in a pickup truck; that cab can be extremely comfortable and ready to make sure you have a wonderful feeling on the road. There’s plenty of comfort and even some luxury offered […]

Amazing Engine Technology in the Chevrolet Silverado

Amazing Engine Technology in the Chevrolet Silverado

Whether it’s on purpose or just a happy accident, all three major truck manufacturers will offer new models of their half-ton pickup trucks for the 2019 model year. Each of these trucks is ready to offer us something more than what we’ve had in the past with the Chevrolet Silverado leading the way with Dynamic Fuel Management. This feature allows the truck to give you exactly what you need when you need it and help you save fuel in the process. This is good news for truck owners that use the Silverado for work and for recreation.

What is Dynamic Fuel Management?

This new system is created to allow the industry first cylinder deactivation technology that enables the engines to operate in seventeen different cylinder patterns to optimize the power delivery and efficiency that’s needed during the drive. This system will be offered in the Silverado 1500 models that make use of the 5.3 and 6.2-liter V8 engines under the hood. Because of the variety of options, a truck can both save fuel and provide the power necessary to get work done, which allows for the greatest productivity and efficiency of the vehicle when driving.

How is this an Upgrade for the Silverado?

The normal system offered in most vehicles that will reduce the number of cylinders used and allow a V8 engine to operate with greater efficiency is called Cylinder Deactivation. For Chevrolet, this feature was called Active Fuel Management and it’s been used in Chevrolet pickup truck models since 2005. The move toward Dynamic Fuel Management is a natural progression to allow the truck to be able to adjust as needed to the conditions with more options. Seventeen choices are certainly more than two, giving the new Silverado the ability to be everything that’s needed for the drive.

With the former Active Fuel Management System, the engine could only alternate between four and eight cylinders being used at a time, which isn’t the most efficient way to have this system operate. With the Dynamic Fuel Management system, a sophisticated controller continuously monitors every movement of the accelerator and determines how many cylinders are needed to meet the desires of the driver at the time. This system can make up to eighty changes per second, allowing for the most efficient use of the engine and the most effective way to manage fuel and power at the same time.

Getting More from the Silverado

If you’re looking for the right truck to replace the one you’ve been using for work or play, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will make an excellent choice. This truck will be on sale later in the year and it will be offered with a variety of trims to make it possible for you to have the power and the drive you’re looking for. Imagine driving a truck that can decide the most efficient way to handle the load and the ride with several choices instead of just two; that’s just one of the new items the Silverado brings you for 2019.

Driving Fast

The ability to drive fast isn’t something we all possess and most of us don’t have a car that can reach speeds of as much as 200 mph. If you do know how to drive a car that can reach this level of speed and […]

Subaru Ascent Concept Becomes a Production Model

Subaru Ascent Concept Becomes a Production Model

We recently got a view of what the next Subaru model will be for the drive that makes a huge difference for you to have the drive you want on the roads you’ll travel. This new model will be the Subaru Ascent which was shown […]

A Great Look in the Mazda CX-3

A Great Look in the Mazda CX-3

Mazda CX-3

There’s no denying the attractive appearance and serious quality that Mazda offers you with the CX-3 at an excellent price.
When you open the door and step inside this impressive SUV you’re going to see monotone black cloth upholstery that’s attractive even in the base model. Move up the trims and you’ have more luxurious materials used for the seating comfort and the visual appeal that you’re sure to admire in the CX-3. This is an SUV that brings you more and acts right for the drive so that you can have the fun and function you’re searching for.

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Staggeringly Impressive Qualities in the New Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

Staggeringly Impressive Qualities in the New Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

In a world where there are multiple hybrid options and a movement toward alternative fuel sources, it’s refreshing to see one company find a way to give us more power from a massive power plant that can get the job done. FCA has given us […]