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How hot can the interior of a car get – and how quickly?

Written by on November 12, 2015 in Science
How hot can the interior of a car get – and how quickly?

How much does the heat rise in a car when left out in daylight, and how quickly? Much more than most people realize.

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Terrific new video on heat-rise in cars from Best Friends

Written by on July 21, 2014 in Science, Video

Did you know that the temperature inside a car, with windows down a few inches, increases from 69 to 140 degrees within 10 minutes, on a 95-degree day?

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Animation by GM shows how quickly heat rises in cars

Written by on July 15, 2014 in Science

This animation was developed by General Motors, to showcase how quickly the interior temperature of an enclosed car can rise to deadly levels.

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Large-format infographic about how heat affects dogs

Written by on July 3, 2014 in Posters, Science
Large-format infographic about how heat affects dogs

From our friends Down Under, this is a very informative poster, but you’ll need to click to expand it to its full size.

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