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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, but will cost a bomb to repair in case of accidents. It’s been proven with research showing that these systems can significantly reduce the likelihood of a crash

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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. However, this is dependent on the kindness of a good samaritan, assuming you can find one who is willing to help you. 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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The 7 Best Motorcycles For New Riders

If you’re a new motorcycle rider, you may have a hard time picking your first motorbike. We’re not talking about the normal motorbikes that everyone is riding here in Malaysia, which are more perfect to get you more accustomed to riding a bike. These are the flashier bikes which will really give you the feeling of being a motorcycle rider. These are the bikes that will help you develop skill, save money, and have fun. It may look intimidating but that’s why we’re here to help you. Here are 7 motorbikes that are perfect for new riders.

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This Carmaker Lets You Summon Your Car Through Your Phone

Tesla is one of the most innovative companies in the world, with their electric cars poised to sweep across the world with their sleek looks, amazing features and futuristic possibilities. However, they may be taking it one step further with their latest rollout feature; allowing car owners to remotely control their cars through their phones.

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Some cool safety tech you should consider when buying a car

Now cars – We don’t just drive a car. We pretty much live in it. According to some Googling, Malaysians spend around 53 minutes a day, stuck in traffic. If you’re a KL-ite you’re probably laughing since you’ve done the 3-hour jam. Even then, an hour a day in a car, that’s around 300 hours a year and that’s about 12 full days! Think about this: If your loved one was going to be in a car for 12 days… Would you not want them to have everything that could keep them safe? A car’s kind off a scary thing after all, just a hunk of metal hurtling through air. So without further ado, here’s a list of some must have tech that can keep you safe while you’re on the road!

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These Are The New Startups Which Will Refuel Your Car Wherever You Are

Driving a car will inevitably lead you to require refuelling. Sometimes, you may forget to fuel up your car and leave you stranded in the middle of the highway with no more petrol. But now, there are new startups in the US which aims to help you forgo the need to even stop at a petrol station...by helping you fill up your car wherever you are parked.

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The Aurus Senat

Earlier this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin demonstrated a new presidential vehicle called the Aurus Senat; a four-door, fully-sized luxury vehicle designed and produced in Russia. This vehicle is produced by the Russian government itself, through a state-owned manufacturer known as “NAMI” which translates to The Central Scientific Research Automobile and Engines Institute.

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Electric cars & all you need to know

Electric cars actually go by the name Electric Vehicles or EV. I didn’t even know this! Did you? Sit back and relax as we go through this journey to learn about EVs together. I mean, we all know of EVs, but how many of us actually know anything other than being able to yell out “Tesla!”? With the world going more and more green (you’ve all heard about the toothbrushes and straws, right?), EVs are more relevant today than ever before and according to the New Straits Times, the government hopes for Malaysia to be the hub for Southeast Asia with the aim of adopting 200,000 EVs by 2020. So don’t be one of those late joiners, start now and understand it all before it becomes all the hype in Malaysia!

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5 Innovative Motorbikes That Are The Next Big Thing

As technology grows, cars aren’t the only thing that have been subjected to improvements and innovations. Motorcycles too are slowly being revamped to fit with modern tastes and needs, as well as fitted with plenty of technological advancements.

So today, we will look at some of the best motorcycles in the market, and how even two-wheelers can be as cool as their four wheeled counterparts.

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How to dress when prepping for a long road trip – you’d think this was easy but no…

Whether you’re the driver or the passenger, what you wear during your trip can either make it or break it! You don’t want an annoying itch from that little tag at the back of your T-shirt or to feel constricted and trapped from a too-tight pair of pants. But you don’t wanna be wearing your nasty 10-year-old pajamas either, no matter how comfortable they are!

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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Road Safety

Just three years ago in 2015, the United Nations launched what is known as the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. Commonly referred to as the ‘global goals’, these seventeen goals were designed as a framework for governments, organizations, and even individuals like you and me pursue three broad outcomes: to end extreme poverty, to fight inequality and injustice, and to tackle climate change, all by the year 2030.

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Will This Sizzling Collaboration Create The Next Malaysian Motorsport Sensation?

Exciting news ahead for all those who have dreamed of a career in the motorsport industry. TOC Automotive College and national racing event series Malaysia Speed Festival (MSF) have officially signed a partnership to launch a brand new racing apprenticeship program, the MSF Motor Racing Study Course at the college.

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