Automobile costs
The car internal costs are all the costs consumers pay to afford owning and running a car. Normally these private expenditures are divided by fixed or standing costs and variable or running costs. Fi...
How to pay a speeding ticket.
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Trade-In Protection
Trade-In Protection refers to an automotive protection program that assists in paying off vehicle trade-in negative equity if loyalty occurs by the consumer to either the original selling dealership o...
Fuel economy in automobiles
The fuel economy of an automobile is the fuel efficiency relationship between the distance traveled and the amount of fuel consumed by the vehicle. Consumption can be expressed in terms of volume of f...
MOT test
The Ministry of Transport test (usually abbreviated to MOT test or simply MOT) is an annual test of vehicle safety, roadworthiness aspects and exhaust emissions required in Great Britain for most vehi...
Parking meter
A parking meter is a device used to collect money in exchange for the right to park a vehicle in a particular place for a limited amount of time. Parking meters can be used by municipalities as a tool...
Motor tax in the Republic of Ireland
Motor Tax (Irish: Cáin Mhótair) is an annual duty payable on motor vehicles (subject to exemptions) in Ireland for use in public places. A new system for new private cars was introduced in 1 July 2008...
National Car Test
The National Car Test (Irish: An tSeirbhís Náisiúnta Tástála Carranna; abbreviated NCT) is a roadworthiness test, which all cars in the Republic of Ireland must undergo. Following a recent competitive...
Munt la Schera Tunnel
The Munt la Schera Tunnel is a single lane road tunnel located in the Swiss canton of Grisons. It connects the Engadin valley with Lago di Livigno, through Munt la Schera. Completed in 1965, the tunne...
Expressways of Japan
The expressways (高速道路 kōsoku-dōro, lit. high-speed road) of Japan make up a large network of freeway-standard toll roads.
Following World War II, Japan's economic revival led to a massive increase...
Motorways in Hungary
Motorways in Hungary (Hungarian: Autópálya) are first-class high-speed highways. As of December 2013, the total length of Hungarian motorways is 1,361 kilometers. The construction of the Hungarian...
Full tort and limited tort automobile insurance
Full tort and limited tort automobile insurance options were instituted by the state of Pennsylvania in an attempt to decrease the number of pain and suffering lawsuits in Pennsylvania courts. Conce...
Telepass
Film showing the approach to and passing of a toll station in Italy, using a Telepass OBU. Note the yellow Telepass lane signs and road markings and the sound emitted by the OBU when passing the lan...
Electronic road pricing (Hong Kong)
Electronic road pricing (ERP, Chinese: 電子道路收費系統) is an electronic toll collection scheme first proposed in Hong Kong as early as in the 1980s to manage traffic by congestion pricing. (Singapore, ...
Fuel economy-maximizing behaviors
Energy-efficient driving is a driving practice intended to improve fuel economy in automobiles. Fuel economy can be improved in many ways, including: increasing engine efficiency, reducing aerodynamic...
Master cylinder
In automotive engineering, the master cylinder is a control device that converts non-hydraulic pressure (commonly from a driver's foot) into hydraulic pressure. This device controls slave cylinders l...
Airport Link, Brisbane
The Airport Link is a tunnelled, motorway grade, toll road in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It connects the Brisbane central business district and the Clem Jones Tunnel to t...
Multi-lane free flow in Malaysia
The multi-lane free flow (MLFF) is a system that allows free-flow high-speed tolling for all highway users. With MLFF, current toll lanes at toll plazas can be replaced with ordinary multilane road se...
Gear stick
A gear stick, also known as a gearstick is a metal rod attached to the shift assembly in a manual transmission-equipped automobile and is used to change gear. In an automatic transmission-equipped veh...
Electronic toll collection
Electronic toll collection (ETC) aims to eliminate the delay on toll roads by collecting tolls electronically. ETC determines whether the cars passing are enrolled in the program, alerts enforcers for...
List of auto parts
This is a list of automotive parts mostly for vehicles using internal combustion engines which are manufactured components of automobiles:
Toll roads in Europe
A toll road is a road over which users may travel over on payment of a toll, or fee. Tolls are a form of user tax that pays for the cost of road construction and maintenance, without raising taxes on ...