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Carbon Canister Testing in Maserati Vehicles

Here at Sterling Performance, we’ve been testing the ever-popular Maserati. To ensure adequacy for sales in the US market, we are administering carbon canister tests for Maserati—vapor recovery of fuel tanks in the car go into a carbon canister, which is then tested for capacity so that purge rates may be determined and compared to […]

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Durability Testing at Sterling Performance

Durability Testing Durability testing is the duration of time a product, part, material, or system can meet its performance requirements. e.g. lifetime span.  Durability testing is generally considered a subset of reliability testing. Modern cars could log as many as 1 million miles if drivers wanted to hang on to them for that long, according […]

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Environmental and Climatic Testing – Testing the Olympic Torch

In between bouts of Olympic games, the official Olympic torch that traditionally kicks off the opening ceremonies makes the long journey by a relay of runners to the host site. And you can bet that over the course of years, it has passed through some tricky environmental conditions. But is it ready to endure the […]

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Hose Testing

If you’re researching your car’s brake system, most articles will tell you the same scary facts up front: By the time you discover your car has a brake problem, it’s usually too late. You car’s brakes are dependent on pressure and friction — that’s what makes the wheels come to a stop. When you step […]

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Fendi Racing Puts Faith In Fazza

Fendi Racing’s (Powered by Sterling Performance) challenge for honours in 2012 has taken another twist, with the team confirming that they have bought the multi-championship winning hull, Fazza 3, from Dubai’s Victory Team. The move into the Michael Peters-designed, Victory-built hull, sees another change in direction by the Italian outfit. Team owner-driver Luca Formilli Fendi […]

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Cheap High MPG Engines… Believable?

The typical tradeoff for a greener powertrain is higher cost. Electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, Prius-type hybrids — all come at a price premium. But imagine an engine that promised a 30 percent increase in fuel economy and cost less. Automakers would race to get that kind of paradigm-buster into their cars, right? Well, not exactly. […]

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Miami International Boat Show Success

The 2012 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail attracted 100,917 visitors from around the world – down 3 percent from 2011, when 102,374 attended the five-day show, which ended Monday. Similar to what the industry has been seeing at boat shows across the country, the National Marine Manufacturers Association is hearing reports […]

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