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    Iranian Boats Harass US Navy Ship in Persian Gulf

    Why did we let Iranian intimidates our ships ? We don't have the gut to respond to their aggressive ? Why didn't we sink some Iranian boats approached our ships within 1,000 yards with provoke intend ? If we did they will never come within 5 miles. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    Chevy Bolt with new regenerative braking

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">While EV watchers are eagerly awaiting its EPA certifications, dealer ordering to open for the $37,500-before-subsidy EV, and more definitive details, the automaker today is teasing out previously...
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    Car dealers are cluless in selling car ?

    This is an opinion of a person after experience with buying a Chevy Camaro. My experiences are somewhat difference, may be because I am in So Cal and car dealers here are better. I bought these cars the last 20+ years online and had no problems with getting actual selling price by email, no...
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    Self-driving vehicle vs chaotic traffic ...

    ... in third world countries I think it is not possible to design a self-driving vehicle to handle a no traffic rule, a pedestrian or an object can approach you in any direction at any speed, how a self driving vehicle can predict the behavior of surrounding objects ? There are no clear...
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    Chinese Battery for Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

    I ordered this High Capacity Battery for Samsung Galaxy Core Prime couple weeks ago, received it 3 days ago. Charged it over night to make sure it is full before use. The last 2 nights it retained about 80-85% after 10 hours standby compares with 55-60% of the OEM battery. For what I...
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    Chinese are Gamblers, Macau $27B vs Vegas $6B

    Chinese middle class and upper middle class people have a lot of money, and they love gambling, so they spend a good portion of their incomes in gambling. $27 billion is just gaming revenue. Revenues from hotels, restaurants, bars ... are not included in this $27 billion. Did Chinese took back...
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    Truck Ramp Stops an Out-Of-Control Big Rig in CA

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: roadandtrack.com</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You've probably passed by dozens of runaway truck ramps without ever paying much attention to them. To a driver in a normal family vehicle, they're largely irrelevant...
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    No wonder Norway drivers bought more Electric Cars

    Of all the total new vehicle sold in Norway since 2011 28% are PEVs(Plugin Electric Vehicle), because there are so many incentives for owning a PEV in Norway. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Norway has added the world’s largest DC...
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    Bosch water injection boosts MPG and cut emissions

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: hybridcars.com</div><div class="ubbcode-body">German automotive supplier Bosch says it’s the first and only supplier to offer water injection to reduce vehicle fuel consumption and carbon emissions. Bosch’s new...
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    Degree of difficulty of changing cabin filter

    Just changed cabin filter in 2006 Volvo V70. Searching for instruction on Yutube, 2006 V70 isn't too hard but other Volvo may be very difficult. Looks like Volvo engineer didn't think about design for maintenance, they just buy various parts from various vendors and slap all parts together...
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    Japanese companies aren't as good !

    Not long ago almost everything came out of Japan were very good and performed as expected at reasonable price. But lately there are some troubles with some Japanese companies. Takata airbag company is at the top of the trouble list and now Mitsubishi is discovered cheating gas mileage for...
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    BMW i8 Could Have 750 HP All-Electric After 2020

    It's late but it's better than never. BMW should have this performance by 2017, but 2020 is still okay. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: hybridcars.com</div><div class="ubbcode-body">BMW is reportedly making a wild claim: a future all-electric version...
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    The top makes the policy ...

    “... <span style="text-decoration: underline">The bottom takes <span style="font-weight: bold">counter measures</span></span>.” I like this "countermeasures" <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">“The top makes the policy. The bottom takes...
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    Genesis G70 spy photos

    Looks like the Genesis G70 (BMW 3-series fighter) is under testing in Death Valley, Mojave Desert in California, but license plate is Michigan. The car looks good even under camouflage. <a href="http://www.autoblog.com/2016/08/30/genesis-g70-sport-sedan-spy-shots/#slide-4040520"...
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    BMW’s Remote 3D View

    How do they make "<span style="font-style: italic"><span style="font-weight: bold">bird’s eye view of the car</span></span>" in real time likes the one shown in a smart phone ? <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Remote 3D View system...
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    Monopoly and Innovative

    When your company is the only player in town chance is that your company will not try to innovate their business practice, try to have better quality products at lower cost. Why would you worry about those things if your business model is "Cost Plus" and you are only player in town ? <div...
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    What is business model of UBER ride-hailing co. ?

    I thought UBER has individual drivers with their own vehicles acting like Taxi, UBER charges certain percentage of the fair. UBER doesn't spend any money design/engineer anything, they have no manufacture plant anywhere. Then why they are loosing money every quarter ? <div...
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    Volkswagen bets big on EV(Electric Vehicle)

    Looks like Electric vehicles are here to stay, not a fad as some think it is. VW was considering an $11 billion plan to build a massive battery-manufacturing facility in Germany. If they invest this much they are committed to EV for a foreseeable future. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    Is this GM executive serious ? Or he's a moron ?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Dan Nicholson, General Motors’ vice president of global propulsion systems, said that <span style="font-weight: bold">GM could boost fuel economy in most engines by about <span style="text-decoration...
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    SpaceX at Hawthorne, California here I come

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The first stage of the first Falcon 9 to successfully make a soft landing is now on display at the SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.</div></div> <img...
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