How’s This Work? Hands-free Liftgate

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How does the Hands-free Liftgate work? Today we’re going to look at a technology that certainly comes in handy, and while it might seem obvious how it works some people might not know. So, for this week’s How’s This Work, we’re taking a look at the Hands-free Liftgate. But we won’t just focus on the… Read more »

How’s This Work? HD Radio

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How does HD Radio work? We are living in the high-definition age. HD TV was introduced in North America in the late ‘80s and made mainstream by the mid-to-late ‘90s, but it didn’t become what it is today until the early-to-mid ‘00s. Now it seems like new technologies and advancements are introduced every year.  Including… Read more »

How’s This Work? Bilstein Shock Absorbers

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How do Bilstein Shocks work?

How do Bilstein Shocks work? You might’ve noticed we didn’t post a How’s This Work last week. With the Chicago Auto Show press conference happening that day, we figured that was a bit more important. But we’ll make up for it this week by looking at a pretty awesome off-road feature that you’ve probably seen… Read more »

How’s This Work? Fog Lamps

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How do Fog Lamps work?

How do Fog Lamps work? When it comes to lights on the exterior of a vehicle, there are a ton of different ones to keep straight. Taillights, turn signals, reverse lights, et cetera. We’ve covered a few different kinds of lights in our weekly How’s This Work blogs before, but today we thought we’d explain… Read more »

How’s This Work? MID

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How does a Multi-Information Display work? We’ve covered the display audio screen, we’ve covered the center console, we’ve covered the instrument panel and many other things on the dashboard but we have yet to touch on the multi-information display, which is a feature you’ve likely heard mentioned many times when looking into modern vehicles. So… Read more »

How’s This Work? CVT

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How does a continuously variable transmission work_o

How does a continuously variable transmission work? Today, most people still think “automatic or manual” when thinking about transmission systems. But there are more options than that, namely: the continuously variable transmission, or CVT. As you are probably already aware, a manual transmission is also known as a stick shift, as you have to manually… Read more »

How’s This Work? Center Console

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What is the center console? You’ve probably heard the term center console used when talking about a vehicle’s cabin before, but it can sometimes be unclear what exactly the phrase is referring to. So we thought we’d focus on that for this week’s How’s This Work, especially with all of the changes coming to what… Read more »

How’s this work? Vortex Generators

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How do Vortex Generators work? Welcome to 2017! It’s the first Thursday of the year, which means it’s time for the year’s very first How’s This Work. Today we thought we’d look at something fun and even a little scientific, by diving into something that is gaining traction as the market turns more and more… Read more »

How’s This Work? Instrument Panel

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How does an Instrument Panel work? For this week’s How’s This Work, we’re going to make sure you understand everything that’s on your instrument panel. This isn’t a look at all of the different warning lights or icons, but a look at the four big parts of your gauge cluster. Chances are you might know… Read more »

How’s This Work? Truck Cab

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What is a truck cab? Today we’re going to look at a topic that might seem a bit strange, especially if you just read the headline. What is a truck cab? I mean, that’s a pretty easy question to answer. The cab is the part of the truck where you sit, and the bed is… Read more »