One of the most fundamental things a budding racing driver must learn is what the various flag signals used around the track mean. Motor Racing flags are used to indicate track conditions and to communicate important messages to drivers.Read More
While the country is still reeling from the tragic Penang Bridge accident that led to the death of a 20 year old, it is only pragmatic to consider what one should do if ever faced with such a predicament. The good news is that you can successfully escape a sinking vehicle, but you have to act quick and move fast. When you’re seized with panic and terror, it’s not the time to be figuring this out for the first time, so understanding and remembering the steps to vehicle submersion survival is crucial in the precious seconds you have, where your life hangs in the balance.Read More
Some of us might have grown up harboring a childhood dream to work with cars. What’s not to love about them as a kid? A little boy may have watched his father tinker under the hood on weekends, and dreamed to one day be able to do that too. A teenager might have developed a love for fast cars, and had a burgeoning interest in the technical and mechanical aspects of how engines work or perhaps you have a natural affinity for fixing things, and love the challenge of solving mechanical problems.Read More
Sometimes, in spite of all the precautions you might have taken, an unexpected tyre blowout can still happen. In this article, we’ll walk you through how to get through this situation safelyRead More
Blowouts are altogether different from a punctured tyre. The term describes a bursting tyre followed by a sudden and rapid loss of air pressure. Most tyre blowouts are caused by insufficient air pressure, causing the tyre’s internal components—fabric, steel, and rubber—to flex beyond its elastic capacity. This causes it to overheat to a point where the rubber loses its bond to the internal fabric and steel cord reinforcement.Read More
You’re cruising back home from dinner, singing to Ariana Grande’s latest top hit, 5 minutes away from home. As you start pulling up to a red light, you ease on to the brake pedal—but nothing happens. Wait, what? You press it again, all the way to the floor this time, but still, nothing. What do you do? How Does This Happen?
Sometimes hydroplaning occurs in spite of the precautions you take. All it takes is an unrecognised thin film of water from an earlier downpour, entering an unexpectedly sharp corner slightly too quickly, or a sharp halt in traffic. If your vehicle begins hydroplaning on a wet road surface, there are several steps you can take to regain control.Read More
Hydroplaning (or Aquaplaning) is one of the most terrifying experiences a driver can encounter; akin to losing your brakes or having a tire blowout on the highway. Our ever-increasing network of highways, coupled with perpetually wet local weather means that it is all too likely that we might encounter the dangers of hydroplaning at some point of our lives. In spite of that, many of us are oblivious to this phenomenon, or may not fully appreciate how dangerous it can be.Read More
When you think of LEGO, you think of it as a kid’s toy or creativity blocks for children. However, it can also be a hobby for adults to create amazing structures and buildings using lego. That being said, creativity is limitless! Here are some amazing cars that are built using LEGOS!Read More
Car shows can be very grand events with large, exciting crowds and some of the most impressive automobiles anyone’s ever seen. True car enthusiasts have always been quick to attend these events, but for those of us who have never been to one, we might wonder what the benefits of attending such shows might be.
As someone driving a car, truck or van, we need to be aware of our two-wheeled friends on the road and make sure that we do not put them in harm’s way. Cyclists, be it on bicycles or motorcycles, are more vulnerable to accidents and injuries no matter how careful they ride. Here are a few tips to practice safer driving, especially with cyclists and motorcyclists in mind.Read More
The fact is, if we already have a car parked in our driveway, there will be moments when we’ll need to use them. The one major difference is that we can now reduce our dependence on them. As we use them less frequently, but we must make sure to not neglect them . There are some very easy ways to maintain a car that we rarely drive. Here are some things to consider.
Ever since I was young, I have a fond liking for cars. Growing up, I realized that my knowledge about cars is limited. So, I decided to pursue my education in the automotive industry. I am currently in the midst of starting up my own automotive detailing centre; which is something I have been keen for a very long time.Read More
In other words, we call it Hydraulic cars or low-riders. I am pretty sure you have seen a couple of movies that has a jumping car in the background; or one riding on it while it bounces. These cars don’t just hop and jump, it dances too! Believe it or not, they even have dance competition for cars. Low-riders are a part of a car culture.Read More
It’s the break of a new year, and we’re seeing more and more of technology and how it’s changing and shaping the world. Technology companies like Google are busy coming up with new prototypes for autonomous vehicles to be launched in the near future. So, what can we expect from technology in the automotive industry for the year 2019?Read More
When it comes to education and dreams, you may think it is a risk to dive into what you are passionate about. However, if you have the confident to pursue your dreams, go for it! In every industry, there is definitely pros and cons. This also depends on how you weight them out. Let’s talk about the automotive industry and why it is the next big thing.Read More
It’s easier to clean-as-you-go rather than wait until later to do a major cleaning. This is a concept that some people apply when they work in kitchens or even when it comes to their own homes. The reason for this is because if you wait until later to clean, trash, clutter and dirt will just keep building up until it overwhelms you and makes cleaning that much more difficult. The same wisdom should be applied to your car….Read More
The New Year is upon us once more, and this is the period when people will be making long and impressive lists of the resolutions they’d like to adopt for the 12 months ahead. Some of this will include the classics: to lose weight, to join a gym, to spend less money and so on. What about their beloved cars? Their prized possessions that have served them so well by helping them get to wherever they need to be? Don’t cars deserve some attention as well during this time of the year?Read More
How much of your day do you spend on social media? Regardless of which platform you use, odds are that you’re spending a big portion of your daily 24 hours scrolling through and seeing what everyone else is doing in their lives. Looking at great images and reading updates can be a good way of keeping you entertained and informed, but many people don’t realise that using social media can also make you an expert! Here are a few tips on using different social media platforms to educate yourself on cars and other automotive forms.Read More
The new year is upon us once more. This is a time of great celebration, and if you’re like most people, it’s also a time for reflection about the previous year, and anticipation about what the next one may hold. Many will be setting their new year’s resolutions and planning how they’ll spend their year, even students just like you. If you want to make the most of the year to come and be the best automotive student you can be, follow these quick tips….Read More