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January 3, 2014

 

Close up view of a car's speedometer

Cruisin’ With Technology

While it may seem like magic, your car's cruise control is really just an amazing feat of engineering.

August 17, 2012

 

sign at gas pump

What Do Octane Numbers Mean?

You probably visit a gas station every few days, but have you ever paid attention to octane numbers?

December 23, 2010

 

Oil spill on the ground

Why Should You Change Your Car’s Oil?

It can be a pain but changing your car's oil is very important!

August 2, 2007

 

Pumping up flat tire

Flat Tires and Diesel Engines

As you fill a flat tire from your hand pump, you notice parts of the pump getting hot. Why would the pump get hot with all that cool air flowing through it?

November 13, 2003

 

Hybrid Car Engines

Thinking about buying a hybrid? Find out what all they have to offer on this Moment of Science.

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