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The Origins of Horsepower

Horsepower is a common unit of measurement in the car industry. It is also used to sell vacuum cleaners, lawn mowers and anything else with an engine. It was originally developed as a marketing tool to sell steam engines to coal mine owners.

James Watt was an inventor and marketing genius. He had developed an efficient new steam engine that could replace horses in the coal mines. He needed a way to convince mine owners to try his new engines. He decided to develop a formula that could concretely compare the engine to the average work horse. 

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Have You Heard of Slow Down and Move Over Laws?

It is almost a norm that at one point vehicles do break along our highways in St. Louis, MO. In all the states of the US, there exists a set of laws that guide other drivers on what to do when they come into contact with such a situation. The disturbing part of the scenario is that quite a good number of drivers in America have not heard of the laws.

Recent research by Mason Dixon Polling & Research found out that up to 71% of Americans had never heard of the Move Over Laws. The laws require that as you…

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Prepare for Your Trip with Your Family Pet

Family vacations just aren't the same without your precious family pet so why not bring them along? It doesn't take much more to pack; just some water, food, dishes, and a pet leash. You should also keep your animal in a pet carrier to keep him/her safe as you travel. Autohaus BMW offers many nice-sized BMW SUVs that will easily fit a pet carrier...

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