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Uber builds and tests self-driving cars at engineering centre in Pittsburgh

Assembly Design Studio has converted a large warehouse in Pittsburgh into a workspace for Uber where self-driving cars are engineered, built and tested. The Advanced Technologies Group Center is located in a former warehouse encompassing 80,000 square feet (7,432 square metres). The engineers working here for the ride-sharing platform are charged with imagining a “city for the future”,

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How to replace brake lines

Automotive mechanical mishaps can range from a minor inconvenience to a major disaster. Leave the lights on? A dead battery is doable. Just call roadside assistance or walk over to the nearest hyper mega mart. Pick up a new battery and an adjustable wrench. Install the new battery, bring back

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How to replace electrical relays

  Coursing through the copper – inside a myriad maze of wires stuffed into the nooks and crannies of the modern automobile – is the electricity required to run primary systems, such as the starter motor, and secondary gadgets, like heated rear view mirrors. Since different levels of electrical power are

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How to restore leaf spring suspension

Everything tends to get saggy with old age; some things need repairs while others need replacement. Leaf spring suspension, fortunately, can be repaired rather than replaced. This common type of suspension is often seen under various types of vehicles with straight- or live-axle rear ends. For this particular restoration, we’ll

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