Recent concerns about U.S. port control have been focusing on the possibility that American ports will be used as a conduit for terrorists to attack America. What many people do not realize is that only about 5% of all containers going through our port system have their contents inspected by authorities. That means a full 95% of the containers never receive a visual inspection, although many do get electronically scanned. Still, it is the naked eye which can detect and determine if something in a container isn’t quite right. As far as auto parts go, a visual inspection is necessary; unfortunately many fake parts do get through. A global epidemic is in progress and it has little to do with terrorists and everything to do with counterfeit auto parts. Let’s take a look at the counterfeit parts “industry” and how you can avoid getting taken.
Yes, it is an industry…the counterfeit auto parts “business” that is. Every year billions of dollars worth of fake auto parts are produced worldwide and circulated to unsuspecting consumers. In some countries the problem is completely out of hand resulting in injury, even death, to drivers and their passengers. Among the parts frequently counterfeited
There are several different possible causes for a driveline vibration. Your wheels, tires, axles, driveshaft, transmission, clutch or torque converter and engine components are all rotating at a high rate of speed, and any one or more of these components can create a vibration if they are worn or out of spec. Worn or broken engine or transmission mounts can transmit normal vibrations that usually aren’t ever felt, and accidental body contact with the engine, transmission, or exhaust can also be misinterpreted as a driveline vibration. The first step in diagnosing a classic car vibration is to determine exactly when and under what conditions the vibration occurs.
There are three basic types of vibrations:
1. Engine RPM related – If the vibration is related to engine RPM, it will occur in all gears (and possibly even sitting still) at a particular engine RPM or above. This vibration usually can be attributed to the engine itself or anything else that turns at the same speed as the engine, such as the harmonic balancer, flywheel or flexplate, pilot bearing, pressure plate, torque converter, or transmission input shaft. It is also possible for body contact with the engine, transmission, or exhaust to cause
Harbin, according to customs statistics, 1 in June in our province Car Parts exports 27,666,000 U.S. dollars, compared with same period last year (the same below) decreased 20.8%. Different country exports rise or fall, fall on Europe and the United States exports, export growth in Asia and Africa.
With the International Financial Impact of the crisis deepening, the automotive industry worldwide suffered heavy losses directly for the vehicle manufacturers to provide complete parts car parts manufacturer has not been spared. The international auto industry slump in the auto parts exports to China had a significant impact, resulting in auto parts exports continued to decline. .
Affected, governments continue to increase their efforts to support the automotive industry at the same time, introduction of protectionist measures to restrict imports of auto parts. United States, China Wheel Washer , Brake drums / brakes and other parts of anti-dumping proceedings initiated varieties; the European Union since 1 February 2009, the right, including automotive Fastener China’s exports to the EU, including up to 85% of the fastener impose anti-dumping duties; Brazil, India and other countries have also started exporting to China anti-dumping tires. Automobile production, consumption, power re-building of international trade barriers,
In today’s world, the gas prices are continuing to soar and consumers are hurting financially. It’s not something we worry about in the moment, but over time the costs can become quite overwhelming, especially with something considered a necessity. So it’s no surprise we’re focusing on fuel efficient vehicles more than ever.
If you have recently visited an auto show, you will find vehicle manufacturers falling over each other trying to tout the fuel efficiency of their products to potential customers. So, if you are also in the market for a truck that offers superlative fuel economy; here is separating the top pick up performers from the gas guzzlers
2009 Ford Ranger Pickup 2WD: This fuel efficient vehicle provides 21mpg in the city and 27 if you’re on the highway. It’s considered to be one of the best options available. This 4-cylinder, 2.3L engine comes with a 5-speed transmission, and 3 different options; XL, XLT, and Sport. However, it does offer an automatic transmission as well.
This rear wheel driven pick up can take you 400 miles once the 19.5 gallon tank is topped of. The safety features of the 2WD are at part with other Ford offerings and include
world’s one of the pioneer auto makers, Yamaha motors India has now cluched and took its top gear towards the market expansion. Now the big guys are actually in mood to get enter into as possible segment as they can to make their bikes all affordable and Yamaha Motors doesn’t need any evidence to prove what their cometency is. The company has got 7.75 percent market stake in India. If we believe on the words said by company’s spokesperson Mr. K Miwa who is the Senior Executive officer for Yamaha Motor Corporation “Yamaha Motor India had decided to invest Rs 800 Crore on its operations three years back, sums of Rs 600 crore has already been invested out of it, whreas the rest 200 crores will be spend in the coming years. ” So having looked at their investment schemes, this won’t be wrong to predict that they will surely capture a healthy market share soon. The brand Yamaha Motor India is in mood to enhance their market share from 7.5 percent to 10 percent, this is the reason why brand has brought out a number
of multi segment motor bikes in recent back. The company will take its