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Automotive News and Vehicle Tuning Insights

Electric Cars or Hydrogen Cars? The Race to Topple Petroleum?

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Technology continues to advance year after year and is only getting better. Soon enough, we will exceed the need for petroleum-based fuels. But wha...

What is a Bricked ECU?

ECU Programming Harness
To learn what a bricked ECU is and how to minimize your chances of dealing with the issue, BenchForce decided to jot down a few definitions and discuss some reprogramming best practices.

The Who, What, and How of BenchForce

BenchForce is a company that makes a modular line of products. These products allow a technician to program parameters or edit aspects of modules that make up a vehicle's communication network.

Car Computers: The Industry Drive for More Code

Car Computers: The Industry Drive for More Code
The automotive industry has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to integrating new technologies. Henry Ford couldn’t have ever imagined w...

4 Reasons People Love Ford’s Power Stroke Diesel Engine

4 Reasons People Love Ford’s Power Stroke Diesel Engine
Whether you’re currently in the market for a truck or already have one, you may be curious about Ford’s renowned Power Stroke diesel engine. To give you some insights, BenchForce looks at the brief history of Power Stroke engines and then digs into four core reasons why people absolutely love them.

8 Crucial Perks and Pitfalls of GM’s Duramax Engines

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Whether you have a GMC Sierra or a Chevrolet Silverado, you may be interested to know the advantages and disadvantages of the Duramax engine. To give you some insights, BenchForce, a leading provider of engine harnesses and engine programming hardware, laid out the eight perks and pitfalls you should be aware of.

5 Benefits of Reprogramming a Car's ECU/ECM

5 Benefits of Reprogramming a Car's ECU/ECM
If you’re curious about how reprogramming can improve your vehicle’s performance, this article will help. In it, BenchForce, an ECU Bench Programming resource for OBD-II Vehicles, discusses the five benefits of reprogramming and where you go for starter kits, harnesses, and additional information.

What Makes Cummins Engines so Darn Good?

What Makes Cummins Engines so Darn Good?
If you’re interested in learning more about Cummins engines and what makes them so good, BenchForce is here to break it down for you. In this piece, we’ll talk about the history of Cummins engines, the perks of diesel, what trucks you can find them in, and where to go if you need some tools for tuning them up.

The Essential History of General Motors LS Engines

The Essential History of General Motors LS Engines
To this day, gearheads around the world see General Motors’ line of LS Engines as one of the finest pieces of machinery a car manufacturer has ever created. If you’re interested in learning more about the legendary LS engine, we think you’ll enjoy this piece.

What are the Downsides of Electric Cars?

What are the Downsides of Electric Cars?
On May 2, 2022, the Biden Administration announced it would begin a $3.1 billion plan to increase domestic manufacturing of batteries to help the U...

What Are the Symptoms of a Bad ECM?

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BenchForce explains what an ECM is, describes how it operates, and highlights what symptoms to look for when there may be a problem.

Could a Ban on Gasoline-Powered Cars Ever Happen in the U.S.?

Could a Ban on Gasoline-Powered Cars Ever Happen in the U.S.?
BenchForce, a leader in automotive bench programming components, looks at the current automotive landscape, the pros and cons of EVs, and the likelihood of a ban on gas-powered vehicles.