Having the vehicle become a movie’s lasting icon is not a common occurrence but has happened several times over the past few decades. Batman would not be the same without his Batmobile, and audiences felt like they were on the Griswolds’ memorable vacation in the family’s Wagon Queen Family Truckster. The following infographic looks at some of the most memorable movie cars.
A sudden dip of the prices of digital imaging solutions occurred possibly because of the innovations that makes their production much more cost-efficient. This is evident in CMOS or Complementary Metal-Oxide Superconductor image sensors that are very popular in the market because they are cheaper than the CCD or Charge-Coupled Device image sensors that were predominant before.
For most car owners, car maintenance isn’t intuitive. It takes some general knowledge of all the car parts that are susceptible to wear and tear. Every car is different as well, and your car may have very different needs depending on the model and your driving habits. That’s why the team at Gateway Ford Lincoln have created this car service checklist to give car owners an easy reference to save time, money, and to increase the lifespan of your automobile.
As a driver, you may have experienced the frustration of potholes in the roadways. And when they are not fixed, they can cause damage to your vehicle. Potholes develop because water seeps into a crack in the asphalt, and when the temperature changes, the water freezes and expands resulting in the breakdown of asphalt. Learn more about the mystery of potholes in this infographic.
When it comes to DIY car repairs, they can come off a little intimidating. However, there are several car repair projects anyone can do. From air filter replacement to the common oil change, there are a number of repairs to consider doing yourself before taking your vehicle in to the professionals. With the use of this helpful DIY car repairs guide, you’ll learn the timeline on when certain parts need to be replaced and more.
American commuting statistics can certainly be disheartening, with a large majority of workers in the United States having to rely on their cars to get to work. However, in some cities, the transportation situation is much better than in others. This infographic takes a look at the top cities across America with the highest percentages of walking, biking, and public-transportation-using workers
The revenue that cities earn from parking tickets is meant to fund transportation projects and fix crumbling infrastructure. But with some cities in the United States starting to privatize their parking meters, will that revenue continue to benefit the public? This infographic ranks 25 major U.S. cities on their parking ticket revenue per capita.
Why do car models have different names in different countries? A lot of it has to do with appealing to the car trends and fashions unique to each location. Here is an infographic that compares car trends and popularity around the world, and the different brand and model names that exist in each country.
An accident, construction or someone simply pulled over on the side of the road can all cause traffic congestion, especially during rush hour as commuters try to get home. However, there isn’t always a clear cut reason for a backed up highway, and sometimes there seems to be no reason at all. This phenomenon is known as a phantom traffic jam, and its an urban mystery that plagues most of the nation.
With car accidents, vehicles and hospitalizations can be covered by insurance but the amount of time you need to recover and fatalities won’t. It is best to follow proper traffic regulations, wear your seatbelt, and avoid texting or intoxication when driving. Still, accidents could still occur if another party would be responsible which means that keeping yourself safe does not only benefit you but others as well.