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How To Survive A Sinking Car

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.

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Should I Become An Automotive Technician?

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.

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How To Avoid Tyre Blowouts

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.

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Brake Failure - Why, How, Don't!

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?

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Hydroplaning For Amateurs

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.

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4 Reasons You Should Attend Automotive Shows

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.


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Driving Safely Around Cyclists

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.

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How To Maintain A Rarely-Used Car

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.



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5 Innovative Technologies Which Will Change The Automotive Industry In 2019

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?

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Dare to Dream, Dare to Pursue

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.

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4 Easy Car Cleaning Hacks

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….

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Car

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?

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How To Use Social Media To Become A Car Expert

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.

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