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Check how an auto rickshaw turned into a dwelling house

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Arun Prabhu, native of Chennai (Tamilnadu) India, has made a wonderful concept of making a dwelling house on an auto rickshaw. This 23 year old man was researching on slum housing in Chennai and Mumbai, while studying in an architect college in Chennai, where he realized that the small spaces can be improved in a smart way to get all the necessities like bedroom, kitchen and bathroomAccording to him, the main concept is to use small space effectively. People believed that house or office cannot be built in a small space. Image Source: thebetterindia
So he appeared with the idea of house on the wheels. This house on an auto rickshaw is transportable, detachable and can also be used as a normal auto rickshaw. It has kitchen, bed, wardrobe, toilet, bathtub, overhead tank. He has also given proper ventilation to the vehicle by installing windows on 3 of the sides. It also has a battery installed inside where the energy is stored using a 600 W solar panel.Let's take a tour inside 1. Kitc…

Why there is no sunroof in budget segment?

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By: Utkarsh Shukla
Sunroof in a vehicle was invented a long time ago. Everything has changed. It has become a part of luxury cars. But have you ever wondered why we have not seen it in budget cars so far? Well from mechanical and economic perspective, there are many reasons for this. Let’s find out. Image Source : compare.com
Budget itself is the prime reasonAs we are talking about the budget, sunroof in a car can increase it’s price to some extent. Because it is difficult to do CAD for a well designed sunroof. Making and installing is also a bit expensive.
Stability issueBudget cars are lighter than the other segment and sunroof adds weight to the top of the car. It is the worst place for any vehicle as it raises the center of gravity. It leads to affecting the vehicles stability. Image Source : carthrottle

Fuel consumption increasesAs we understood above that sunroofs adds weight so it also affects the mileage of vehicle.
Affecting air conditioning systemIn a budget segment we don’t have t…

Innovative Touch Technologies for Automotives

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Now a days, there is massive adaption in the technologies for the capacitive touch input systems that are being used in automotive for the ease of drivers and passenger comfort. All cars manufacturers providing a touch based feature either it can be music player buttons, steering wheel, door opening or roof sensor.


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The touch sensors are usually designed for 2D and now a days it is grown with addition of the touch pads which are more useful for the features like detection, gesture control and mainly introduced to reduce the driver distraction & have simple interaction between the car and driver.


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As shown in the above image -The sensors are integrated into the vehicle such as Mirrors based on buttons & proximity, over head panel where the sunroof control, Door handles, Door Panels, Infotainment based control for operating functions for buttons, sliders with touch technology.


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Ever wondered what these abbreviations written behind Cars means?

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Hello Readers, Here i am back with a very interesting topic which everyone has surely noticed it behind your and other's cars. You might have asked yourself or other what this actually means but after some instance you just forgot or curious to know what is the actual meaning behind these terms.
Yes, i am talking about the specification or technology which every Automotive manufacturer use to define with simple phrase or word to define his model or Car. 
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So i will start from the oldest car i.e Maruti Suzuki 800 - EX, DX - many of my age group readers might have thought during their childhood days what is this EX and DX Means? Some of  you just learned as EX is without AC Model & DX - With AC Model.
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So the best answer would be EX stands for Extra and DX - Deluxe Model. I will tell some more terms which are used in present Cars :
First i will list down all the abbreviations which are commonly used in most of Automotive manufa…

Do you know Cars can talk to each other using V2X Communications

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Hello Readers, after a short pause i am resuming with an interesting topic for all my readers i.e V2X Connectivity Technology. This is in trend since last year in the filed of Automotive Industry. So here we are to describe you first what is V2X Technology and how it is useful for the Automotive Industry.Image Source: equipmentworldVehicle to Vehicle is referred as connection between the two vehicles to transfer & exchange the data and maintain the communication using wireless technology. It will be having a defined frequency in GHz for short range communications which is integrated with WiFi for the fast moving objects. Image Source : automotivetestingtechnologyinternationalBy sharing the information about their position and speed to the surrounding vehicles and infrastructure V2X communication can improve driver awareness for upcoming dangers and collision avoidance which can save a human life and reduce the injury severity.Also it will enhance the traffic efficiency by giving w…

Why to use only Genuine Engine Oil In your Car

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The oil acts actually as blood in your car's body. Just like if blood in human body is contaminated, your body starts to fall sick and suffer similarly your car starts to trouble you in engine, gear box steering etc if it has any debris present in the engine. The oil filter is just like our liver and kidney that traps all the bits and helps preventing the engine.

Since the type of oil which matters for thickness and viscosity of different engine oils. So for every car body it is dedicated with different type of engine oil & fuel which is required to keep your car healthy & provide the efficient performance.


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The same applies for steering oil, brakes oil, Transmission system. The use of genuine engine oil can make your vehicle work in the following ways: Maximize fuel efficiency.Maintain engine cleanlinessIncrease vehicle durabilityReduce component wear.
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The choice to have the right engine oil for your car can be challenging ta…

How to keep your Car's Life Longer

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For all the vehicle owners, their car is always their pride & joy that brings the convenience and comfort to them. A well-kept car always looks as new as other contemporary cars so the basic inspection of your car is very important for it's health.


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Not only checking tire pressure and washing makes your car durable, but there are few other things that needs to be done. To ensure that their lovely Cars are in prime running condition for longer time, we will introduce here the steps to make your Car life longer .

Keeping your precious car looking like new is possible only if you follow these relatively simple advice.
1. Regular Car Maintenance Going for regular car servicing is necessary. Many of us skips car visiting for service thinking that this is not necessary but small things can make big damage to the components


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2. Check Cluster Lamps  Only a few people knows or focus on what is showing on the cluster. Is it lamp or symbol or any …