Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category
What is safety glass in a car?
Are you curious about the glass in your car? What is the difference between tempered glass and laminated glass? Why do front windshields hold together after an impact? What is safety glass in a car? We have your answers. (more…)
Do Ferrari supercars have rear seats?
Ferrari supercars are interesting animals. They are truly unlike anything else on the market. This leads to many questions, especially for those who are just curious or even those looking to buy their first Ferrari model. We understand the curiosity, and one of the common questions that we are seeing out there is do Ferrari supercars have rear seats? We’ll give you the answer up front. Some do, some don’t. We’ll try to break it down by model as we look through the current lineup. (more…)
What is the difference between a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid?
Shopping through hybrids, you may have encountered a variant known as the plug-in hybrid. What is the difference between a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid? Actually, there is a big difference between a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid, and the difference is right in the name. You can plug in a plug-in hybrid. Let’s explore what that means and what benefits you have. (more…)
How to keep your car cool in summer
No one likes getting into a hot car, but with summer around the corner, it’s going to be all but inevitable. If you want to learn how to keep your car cool in summer, then we can help with a few simple tips and tricks that should make this season a little more endurable for you and your car. (more…)
Why do some cars offer one-pedal driving?
Cars that offer one-pedal driving as an option are a relatively new phenomenon. Why do some cars offer one-pedal driving and how does it work? Using it is actually quite simple, you just let off the accelerator and the car begins slowing automatically right down to a gentle stop. Why this is and how it works is a little more complicated. (more…)
Why do modern cars not have hood ornaments?
Do you want to know where hood ornaments came from? How about where they went? Come to think of it, why do modern cars not have hood ornaments anymore? We have your answers and we will dive into many more fun hood ornament facts. (more…)
What are the advantages of a hybrid car?
The term “hybrid” is still very much a buzz word in the automotive world. We will tell you all about this technology including what it means and a bit of its history. What are the advantages of a hybrid car? We’ll answer that too! (more…)
Why do so many modern cars have turbochargers?
Have you noticed that many cars have turbochargers these days? It seems like most modern cars have one under the hood but why do so many modern cars have turbochargers? There’s actually a few reasons, and we will go over them for you. (more…)
Why do some cars have rear wings?
A lot of performance cars have a giant wing on the back. Whether it’s a fixed wing or a retractable wing, you see them everywhere in the performance world from Bugatti to McLaren. Why do some cars have rear wings? We’re going to find an answer for you. (more…)
Where to get an oil change near Chicago?
An oil change is perhaps the most important thing you can do for your vehicle to keep it running healthy. Apex Motorworks in the Chicago suburb of Burr Ridge realizes this and that’s why we provide free oil changes for a year on any vehicle we sell. If you are wondering where to get an oil change near Chicago, come to us! (more…)