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Four Wheel Drive

All Wheel Drive(AWD)And Four-wheel Drive (4WD) Four-wheel drive, All-wheel drive, AWD, 4WD, or 4x4 ("four by four") is a four-wheeled vehicle with a drivetrain that allows all four wheels to receive torque from the engine simultaneously. While many people associate the term with off-road vehicles and Sport utility vehicles, powering all four wheels provides better control than normal road cars on many surfaces, and is an important part in the sport of rallying. 4WD versus AWD All wheel drive or AWD means...

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Compasive Analysis: OEM Colorado Wheels

- OEM Colorado Wheels The wheels on your Colorado help set your truck apart from all the rest of the trucks on the highways. Wheels are designed to do more than go around; they are made to set off the appearance package on your truck. That is why you see so many wheel choices available for your truck. While wheels usually do not need to be replaced unless you want to change the appearance of the truck, should your wheels become damaged from hitting a pothole or driving on washboard roads, then...

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Subaru Cars: Advantages and Disadvantages

longitudinally mounted Subaru Boxer engine, the Subaru symmetrical all wheel drive system and the almost perfectly symmetrical drive train. All of these aspects help to make the car as balanced as possible. Better balance means stability that helps make driving safer. The more your wheels are engaged with the road, the more control you have. This is why the Subaru AWD system is so beneficial. Other AWD systems engage all four wheels only when a loss of traction is detected. But by then, your control...

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Land Rover Case

group of young, childless adults that sought a product that made a visual statement about their owners’ images and accomplishments. This group wanted vehicles that were unique and different, that made them stand out from the crowd. They viewed four wheel drive as an exciting option, though they may never actually go off- roading to use it. The second group was made up of conservative buyers who were more interested in vehicles that were smart and functional, verses making a statement like the first...

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Audi History

in 1931 the management recognized that only a union with other vehicle manufacturer could keep Audi alive. At that time the AUTO UNION was founded, the members were DKW, HORCH, WANDERER and AUDI. The new companies insignia to show the union of the four companies was the now familiar 4 rings , which are still used by Audi today. The new union had great success in motor sport in the ensuing  years. The most powerful car that was build before the 2nd world war was a 6 litre V 16 engine with 382 KW(...

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1) Who Is the Target Market for Each of the Following Cars? What Do You Think Motivates Them to Purchase These Cars? a)Toyota Prius B)Toyota Prado

mass produced and marketed. The unique feature of the Prius is its Hybrid Synergy Drive which makes use of both the traditional petrol driven engine and an electric motor. This electric motor allows the Prius to switch off its petrol engine when stationary; and recharge the electric motor using the kinetic energy produced when braking. This not only conserves a lot of energy and petrol, and also allows for a smoother drive in the city areas which tend to have greater road congestion. Toyota’s largest...

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75 Years of Chevrolet Suburban

this is clearly an antique. The single sun visor — for the driver — is wood. About the size of a current Chevy Malibu, the fact that it only has two doors isn't surprising ... it's not that large of a vehicle. Sitting behind the bus-sized steering wheel, you press the starter button on the floor and listen to the 6-volt electrics slowly turn over the low-compression 60-horsepower "Stove Bolt" six-cylinder engine. Acceleration is gentle, the three-speed manual gearbox is noisy, and the ride is bouncy...

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Description essay on the Chevy Colorado

 Rhetoric & Composition Professor Hansen January 22, 2014 Chevrolet Colorado Quite a few car manufacturers have created models similar to this mid-sized truck but still the Chevrolet Colorado LTZ with Z71 suspension and four-wheel drive is the biggest bang for your buck when it comes to smaller trucks. Many individuals say the truck is almost worthless when it comes to being an actual “pick-up” truck. Some say the cab and/or the truck bed is too small, others will tell you that the 3.7 liter...

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Nowadays, there are so many choices that it could take months to look at all the cars on the market. For those buyers who are looking for a vehicle for their families, one of the first questions is, “should I buy a sports utility vehicle (SUV) or a four-door sedan?” To reach a decision, a buyer can compare these two car types in term of their overall cost, convenience, and style.      2- SUVs and sedans are often differ in their costs. Despite they are expensive cars, but SUVs are more expensive...

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A Company's Competencies in Its Primary Industry

can go over it, Audi will come out of the gates with a flood of new customers. 2. Evaluate your company against the four generic building blocks of competitive advantage: efficiency, quality, innovation, and responsiveness to customers. How does this exercise help you understand the performance of your company relative to its competitors? As a global company, Audi have all four competitive advantages. From this exercise, I deeply understand the reason why Audi is doing so good; first of all they...

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