The über-cool modified Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG that QNX unveiled at CES is on its inaugural road trip. Well, form of. It’s actually winging its way to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2014.
For people who didn’t have a chance to see it at CES, the car incorporates state-of-the-art voice recognition; navigation from Elektrobit, Here, and Kotei; smartphone connectivity depending on Miracast and so on MirrorLink from RealVNC; advanced multi-media streaming, including iHeartRadio; and a reconfigurable digital instrument cluster, all delivered in a user-centric, multi-modal experience.
For individuals who have seen it, it is still worthwhile finding the time to check it out because this time around it’s powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S602A Automotive Solution. We announced the relationship with Qualcomm at CES and just more than a month later we’re showcasing the relationship inside the Mercedes. Imagine what we’ll do by Telematics Detroit.
A flat tire will not always occur in the most convenient area or under optimum conditions. Every driver ought to know how to safely change a tire. For inexperienced drivers this can be a frightening experience, therefore it is extremely important to know what to accomplish.
When the flat tire happens, the car might pull within an unusual direction or the back end of your car may begin to fishtail. Never slam your foot on the brake pedal, make an effort to move as calmly as you possibly can.
Pull off aside of the road. Move over as far as you possibly can to prevent getting hurt when you exit the vehicle. Usually do not stop the auto until you are away from the traffic. Sometimes this can be tricky, especially if there is no shoulder or if it is a hectic road.
Wear the hazard lights so other drivers will notice you, without delay. Turn off the engine and acquire any passengers out of the vehicle and a safe distance from both the car and any traffic. If you have a safety triangle or flares, put them about 50 ft. behind the vehicle to warn people that there exists trouble ahead.
Once you are in a safe place to change the tire, it is time for you to loosen the bolts. Turn the wrench counterclockwise. The bolts were probably tightened by machine causeing this to be process difficult, but doable, if the tire was originally mounted by way of a garage.
Position the jack under the car to lift it enough to take out the tire. Make sure you placed the jack underneath the metal area of the frame instead of on any plastic parts. This is a common mistake made by novice drivers. You can bend or crack the body of your own car unless you put the jack in the proper location. Make sure the car is stable as it is being lifted. It only has to be high enough to ensure the tire is not touching the floor.
Once the bolts are off, remove the tire and change it with the spare. Tighten the bolts manually and then with the wrench. Carefully, lower the auto back down to the ground.
A lot of cars are not designed with full-sized spare tires, so you will need to go ahead and take car to a garage as a way to either get the flat tire repaired or replaced. A necessary and important skill for all drivers, even though changing a tire is an inconvenience.