Pink Fire Pointer February 2012

MIT Media Lab Introduce Hiriko The Small Car

Latest small car from the land of matador, the manufacturer gives name of this little car is Hiriko. Dimensions of the car which is small enough it can still be folded again to a smaller size. In folded condition, the length of this Hiriko only about a third of most cars. That way, parking space constraints that are increasingly less able to overcome.

Actually not much new from this mini car named Hiriko. Cars that can accommodate two persons including the driver is using power from a lithium ion battery while the steering wheel was replaced with a joystick. Some concept cars that had exhibited was actually offers the same features, including an electric motor mounted directly on each wheel. That makes it so special is Hiriko folding concept earlier.

MIT media lab collaborations with several companies based in the Basque for designing Hiriko. The designers of this car is set up a mechanism that allows the cabin rotates vertically and eliminates the distance between the front and rear wheels. In the parking position, the length of the original Hiriko could shrink 2.5 meters to 1.5 meters. That is, one parking space that previously could only be filled one car can now be occupied by three Hiriko. Reportedly, in the near future this car will be mass produced and the selling price is estimated at U.S. $ 16 thousand more.

Factors That Can Cause Car Accidents

Car Accidents
As there are several factors that can lead to car accidents are:
  • Vehicle factors, generally the most common is a flat tire and brake tension.
  • Human factors, human factors is virtually predominant in traffic accidents such as not obeying traffic rules, inadvertently (careless), speeding, sleepy until drunk.
  • Environmental factors, some of the things that can cause accidents is inadequate road infrastructure to bad weather.

Associated with the incident:

1. May the families of the victims were given resilience in the face of this sad event.

2. Urged law enforcement agencies to complete the appropriate accident case law and legislation.

3. Urged the automakers to improve facilities and safety standards of vehicles it produces.

4. Appealed to the public that:

a. Alert and concentration when driving.

b. Obedient and orderly manner while driving.

c. Caring for and maintenance of vehicles.

Car Accidents

Car Accidents

Car Accidents

How To Care for Car's Paint

Car's paint is one of the main part showy. Dull paint can make a car that we have / use not attract attention. Because it can not paint underestimated. How to car's paint remains attractive, the following tips:

1. If you avoid the parking lot parking place which directly exposed to hot sun / rain.

2. When you wash your car / motorcycle, do not use detergent because it can damage car paint / motor your existing chemicals in detergent can diminish the brilliance of the paint mobil.Sebaiknya use a special shampoo to wash the car / motorcycle.

3. Avoid paint cars / motor from the spill-spill liquids which contain chemicals, such as oil, brake fluid, oil and others.

4. When painting car's paint or erosion of the paint of cars look small particles which are usually still attached to the car. Remember, a single particle can cause your car paint scratched.

5. If you wipe car's paint you do with the direction, because if you wipe it with any scratch can make a small / invisible paint on the car / bike you.