Fast Five Facts

  • Fast Facts: Windshield Wiper

    Fast Facts: Windshield Wiper

    Shrawan Raja | 10/09/2010 - 06:14
    A windshield wiper is a device which moves a rubber blade back and forth to clean the windshield, operated electrically. In the early years, the windshield wiper was actuated by vacuum or by..
  • Fast Facts: Types of constructions

    Fast Facts: Types of constructions

    Shrawan Raja | 23/08/2010 - 08:37
    The basic structure or shell is what holds the components of a vehicle for it to be called an automobile. The shell or frame as I can put it, acts as a support to the drivetrain, suspension system,..
  • Fast Facts: Glove box

    Fast Facts: Glove box

    Shrawan Raja | 20/08/2010 - 09:03
    The simple definition of glove box - storage space allocated inside the dashboard with a lid. The glove box or glove compartment is part of the dashboard. It is a storage area provided just above..
  • Fast Facts: Vehicle Immobilizer

    Fast Facts: Vehicle Immobilizer

    Shrawan Raja | 03/08/2010 - 14:57
    There are ignition and steering-wheel locks to protect your car from being stolen. But modern cars come with factory-fitted immobilizers which help protect your car from gaining unauthorized..
  • Fast Facts: LPG Vehicles

    Fast Facts: LPG Vehicles

    Shrawan Raja | 02/08/2010 - 09:59
    1) LPG powered vehicles are extremely economical for those who drive long distances. 2) If we keep the level of technology as the same, the emissions from a LPG engine are far less than what you'd..
  • Fast Facts: Turbochargers

    Fast Facts: Turbochargers

    Naveen | 13/07/2010 - 10:35
    1. A turbocharger doesn't increase the power output and efficiency of a car directly. The turbocharger just increases the efficiency of the engine. 2. A turbocharger consists of a turbine to use..
  • Fast Facts: Antilock Braking System (ABS)

    Fast Facts: Antilock Braking System (ABS)

    Naveen | 07/07/2010 - 08:53
    1. Antilock Braking Systems (ABS) are safety devices which prevent wheel lockup during braking and ensure that the wheel is tractable even while braking and hence ensuring the steeribility and stabili..
  • Fast Facts: Airbags

    Fast Facts: Airbags

    Naveen | 06/07/2010 - 07:35
    1. Airbags were first offered by GM in America on its luxury vehicles Buick, Cadillac and Oldsmobile. In 1980, Mercedes Benz offered driver side airbags that worked in tandem with seat belt..