Helpful Automotive Resources
December 16, 2020 Best Brake Pad SetsTo help you shop for a new brake pad set, we’ve listed down
the six best brands (and a specific brake pad series that we recommend) on the
SureStop®Powerstop® Z16 Evolution Ceramic SeriesCentric® Premium SeriesBeck Arnley® Foreign Branded SeriesCrown®StopTech® Street Select SeriesEBC® Ultimax Series
December 15, 2020 The Copper-Free Brake Initiative: How the New Laws Will Impact YouBrake pad dust accounts for half of the copper entering waterways in urban areas. According to the State of Washington Department of Ecology, 130,000 pounds of copper enter Puget Sound each year. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also recognizes the problem of copper pollution, noting that 1.3 million pounds of December 10, 2020 Good Brakes vs. Bad BrakesOften found in older vehicles, brake drums contain two curved shoes that are lined with friction material. When the wheel turns, the shoes barely touch the surface of the drum. However, when the brakes are pressed, hydraulic fluid transfers the braking force and pushes the shoes outward. This lets the November 06, 2020 Price of Toyota Camry Safety Tech Closes in on BMW 3 TerritoryIncluding taxes, destination charge, and handling fees, the overall unit price of a Camry XLE Hybrid is over $40,000. It may not be much to some, but it’s within the league of the BMW 3 Series, which starts at $40,750. This goes to show how much customers are willing to December 10, 2020 The Most and Least Efficient Cars in the US TodayIn the compact segment, the Toyota Corolla Hybrid took the top spot with 52 mpg, while the Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD and Tesla Model S Performance led the midsize and large vehicle segments with 134 MPGe and 110 MPGs combined economy, respectively.
December 03, 2020 GM No Longer Fighting California’s Emissions LawsBiden, in a statement, said: “Perhaps most importantly, GM’s choice to work with the Biden-Harris administration and California to advance these goals demonstrates a promising path forward for how industry, labor, government, and environmental organizations can come together to tackle big problems and make vital progress on behalf of the