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How To Save Big Bucks On Car Maintenance

On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
One of the largest expenses faced by car owners is maintenance. Without regular check-ups, your car is more likely to lose value, have problems, and cost you, even more, money. However, there are a few things you can do to ensure that you save yourself as much cash as possible. We’re going to talk about ...

Auto Body Shops: Why They Are Set To Thrive In 2016

On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
car If an auto sustains some body damage, the natural option is to take it to a body shop. There, a team of experts will work their magic and make your car look as it did when it was new! They have the tools and expertise to deal with vehicle body damage of any size. From ...

Yamaha Motor’s Performance Damper Features in LEXUS GS

On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
Yamaha Damper Features in LEXUS GS Yamaha Motor announced today that the company will supply its unique chassis damping component – the Performance Damper – for use in the LEXUS GS350 sedan (except AWD models) launched on November 25. The GS350 is the latest LEXUS model to be fitted with Yamaha Motor’s Performance Damper, following its successful implementation to the following ...

Essential Guide To Winter Car Maintenance

On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
Winter Driving A lot of people don’t take the winter into consideration when it comes to their cars – but they should, in all honesty. As the temperature drops, it has an effect on your vehicle, the roads, and, of course, other drivers. To make sure you stay safe over the winter months, there are a few ...

The Complete Guide To Tyre Maintenance

On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
You don’t need us to tell you how important your car tyres are. They hold the entire weight of the car on just a small amount of contact space. They absorb the shocks and bumps of the road, and respond to every corner. Your tyres are responsible for your comfort and safety while driving. They ...

3 Common Car Problems & How To FIx Them

On Monday, September 21st, 2015
Flat Tyres We don’t all have to be qualified car mechanics to solve the most common car problems. Because they tend to happen a lot, if you are calling out a specialist every time, then it’s going to cost you a lot of money. Sure, there are things that you are best avoiding – especially if you ...

Hacked Jeep USB Update Criticised

On Saturday, September 5th, 2015
Hacked Jeep USB update criticised Fiat Chrysler has started distributing a software patch for millions of vehicles, via a USB stick sent in the post.In July, two hackers revealed they had been able to take control of a Jeep Cherokee via its internet-connected entertainment system. The car firm has been criticised by security experts who say posting a USB stick ...

Toyota Turbodiesel Engines Engineered Cleaner And More Efficient

On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Toyota Turbodiesel engines The engine (1GD-FTV) is the first in the world to benefit from Thermo Swing Wall Insulation Technology, making it one of the most thermally efficient on the market; its thermal efficiency rating is 44 per cent. Although it is smaller than the 3.0-litre engine it is replacing, it offers 25 per cent more torque. Usefully, ...

Toyota’s Latest Virtual Crash Dummy Software Can Model Occupant Posture Before Collisions

On Sunday, June 28th, 2015
Toyota's Latest Virtual Crash Dummy Studies* show that roughly half of drivers take defensive action (such as sudden braking or steering) to avoid collisions, with vehicle occupants commonly bracing themselves at the same time. Occupant posture?whether braced or relaxed?has a significant effect on body movement during a collision. However, current human surrogate models used in virtual crash simulations are unable ...