4 Reasons You Should Buy Yourself A Car This Christmas

Ho Ho Ho! It’s Christmas time once again, and tis the season to be jolly. If you’re wishing that Santa will bring you a new car this Christmas, buckle up! As it turns out, December is the BEST month to buy a car. And today, in the spirit of the holidays, we’re about to tell you why you should be getting yourself a car for Christmas.

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5 Ways You Can Proactively Protect Your Car’s Engine

The car’s engine is what the heart is to the human body. So when your engine is facing some problems, you can be sure that be one of the worst headaches you will ever face. So there’s no doubt that you’ll have to make sure that your engine is in tip top order so that you won’t be facing any of these problems. Here are 5 ways you can proactively protect your car’s engine from harm and to keep your car in a fantastic condition.  

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A Motorcycle Robot May Soon Help Make Motorcycling Safer

We’re always complaining about how robots will rise up and snatch up all our jobs, but today we want to thank the robots for taking over a job and researching ways to make us all safer. What are we talking about? Well, BMW has created a self-riding motorcycle that can start from a stop, negotiate curves and corners, and come back to a halt, all without a human intervention.

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This Carmaker Is Researching Technology To Eliminate The “New Car Smell”

When we buy a new car and drive it out of the dealership for the first time, you might take a deep breath and enjoy the smell of your brand new car. The fresh upholstery and carpeting, the rich leather seats. This new car aroma might remind you of things like happiness, contentment and having enough money to buy a new car. However, if you’re living in China, we might not be describing you at all. Apparently, car buyers in China don’t really like the “new car smell”, so Ford is looking into technology which can help to get rid of the smell. According to research done by JD Power, more than 10 percent of Chinese drivers complained about the odor of their brand-new cars, the most frequent complaint of all.

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The Digital Cockpit And How It Will Change The World Of Driving

Back in 2016, we were given the first glimpse of a self-driving future. Automakers were focusing on giving us ways we could entertain ourselves in our cars, get real time information about locations as we were passing through them, and the ability to work on the go while commuting. It’s going to be 2019 in just a month, and that future is looking a lot more concrete.

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5 Things to Know About Oil Changes for Your Car

Oil to your car is like water to our bodies; it keeps us running. Understanding when and how often your car needs an oil change, what type of oil your car needs and more is vital to keeping your car happy and healthy in the long run.

 

Today, we’re going to look at some things you should know about oil changes to your car that will hopefully help clear all the misinformation and doubt you may have.

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DRIVER FITNESS

Driving a racing car is physically demanding. Professional racers are not only skilled drivers, they are also athletes. Motor racing requires stamina and strength from its top drivers, which is why driver fitness programmes are so important. Whilst each exercise programme varies depending on the driver’s physical condition and desired results, general conditioning and strength training are recommended.

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Three Reasons People Name Their Cars

When you speak to people about your car, what do you refer to it as? Do you refer to your personal vehicle by its brand and model names, like “My Perodua Myvi”, or are you the kind of person who has a more personal name like “Betsy” or “The Batmobile”? Well, if you’re one of the people who has chosen to give your car a cool name that you chose yourself, you’re not alone!

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Debunking The Myths of Car Care Tips

The Internet is awash with articles which teach you how to take care of your car. In fact, as it does with anything online, some of these car care tips seem to have taken on lives of their own. A lot of it, like the articles your family members may forward in Whatsapp group chats, sound like logical advice, but will definitely end up costing you extra money and time in the long run.

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The Rise of Self Driving Cars And When They Will Take Over Conventional Driving

Since a few years ago, the much touted driverless car revolution was in full swing. Every car manufacturer had plans to bring about an autonomous vehicle into the market. Now, in 2018, the revolution is way behind schedule. There have been plenty of rumblings in the automotive market, but most of these driverless cars are in testing, or have not been deemed roadworthy to bring passengers around safely.

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Keeping Kids Safe Around Cars

Sometimes, we read about a baby being forgotten in the backseat of a car parked for hours under the hot sun. Other times, it’s a tragic story of how a child is run over by their parent’s car in the compound of their own house. Surely no parent wants to hurt their child deliberately, yet these things still happen because parents are human beings after all, and human beings are prone to making mistakes from time to time. While some things may be unavoidable, there are a few important steps we can take to ensure that our vehicles are safe, especially for our kids:


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Improving Air Quality in Your Car

The air quality in a car is probably the most overlooked part of the driving or riding experience. If you were to do a bit of research online, you’ll find some people arguing that it’s actually the most important part of them all! Not only does air quality affect the passengers’ overall comfort, it also influences the driver’s ability to stay awake and alert throughout the trip.

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Quick Ways to Cool Your Car

Malaysian weather is one of extremes, though it tends to go in one of two directions: either its rains and it pours heavily, or it gets quite hot. Depending on how much time you spend in your car everyday, your vehicle’s air-conditioner unit could experience quite a lot of stress, working endlessly to lower the temperature of your car’s cabin while keeping the heat out. So what can you do to feel cool when your car’s air-conditioner might not be working at its best? Let’s explore a few ideas.


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New Car Safety Technology Keeps Us All Safer On The Roads...At A Cost

When it comes to getting a new car, safety is one of the biggest factors to consider. However, despite technology rapidly growing, advanced driver assistance systems which help to boost up the safety of the car are bumping up the price of car repairs. According to a survey by the American Automobile Association (AAA), these new technologies, among them blind spot monitors, lane keeping assistance and forward collision warnings, are used to help keep drivers safer on the roads.

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The Automotive Industry Is Looking Forward To Car Subscription And Car Sharing Models

The automotive industry is on the brink of a major change, as all the major automakers of the world are now preparing for a future where drivers may not want to own the cars that they use. As the industry is undergoing a rapid technological change towards a driverless future, it looks like the road to car sharing and car subscriptions are on the horizon.

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Are Electric Cars Really That Clean For The Environment? This Study Says No!

As technology progresses, there will soon be millions of clean electric cars on the road. Every major automotive giant has plans, or have already built the electric vehicles. Many say that they are doing so to cut greenhouse gas emissions to leave less pollution in the world. And all in all, there is absolutely nothing wrong with the direction that this new trend of electric cars will take.

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Portable Car Jump Starters

Despite being unable to start your car, bike, or truck, the key here is to somehow get your vehicle to your preferred workshop or to get it home where you can replace the battery. What this requires is called a ‘jump start’; a little jolt of electricity from an external source, just enough to get the engine started. Traditionally, this is done using jumper cables connected to the working battery of another person’s car. These days there other ways to be prepared for this problem: devices you can use to jump start your own car with.

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