Off-roading in 11 vehicles in the Colorado Rocky Mountains

By | 2019-03-06T11:34:17+00:00 March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Acura, Automobiles and Energy, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Toyota|

Off-roading in 11 vehicles in the Colorado Rocky Mountains Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, at an air-sucking 9,600 feet is the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado. Higher up, somewhere around 11,000 feet is the Golden Horseshoe, the playground in the mountainous terrain that we tested each of the trucks, [...]

remote key fob system wins PACE award

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:35+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Categories: Acura, Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A remote key fob is akin to the remote for your television set; believe it or not, there are people that still get up to change the channel on their television, and there are still people that use a key to open their car door. There are also people that have remote key fobs that [...]

2016 Acura ILX reduces noise through the wheel and ANC technology

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:53+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Categories: Acura, Automobiles and Energy, Technology|

Seijirou Sone talked to Driving the Nation about the new noise reduction in the new 2016 Acura ILX. There is road noise and cabin noise, in an effort to decrease that noise Acura is using a polypropylene Helmholtz resonator that encircles the center portion of the inside of the wheel. Such resonator wheel technology significantly [...]

Acura and Honda recalled because of Takata airbags

By | 2019-02-08T06:46:14+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Acura, Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Safety|Tags: , |

In June 2014, Takata acknowledged that their airbags needed to be recalled because of random explosions with bits acting like flying shrapnel. Takata could not identify which vehicle manufacturers and cars needed to be recalled at the time. Fast forward to May, 2015 and 33,800,000 vehicles have been recalled and the list of manufacturers have [...]