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How to Choose the Right Winter Tyres

How to Choose the Right Winter Tyres

With the cold season now in full swing, many responsible people who care about their own and others’ safety are looking to get a set of winter tyres for their cars. The issue a lot of them run into, though, is how to pick the right tyres with optimum performance that would also get them [...]

Keep Track of Your Engine Oil

Keep Track of Your Engine Oil

One of the most frequent questions car guys are asked by friends and family, and even strangers who find out they are into cars, is when to change the engine oil. And there really is no definite answer. It depends on the make of the car they drive, the model-year, the mileage, and condition of [...]

Help The Environment And Buy A Used Fuel Efficient Car

Help The Environment And Buy A Used Fuel Efficient Car

Now more than ever, one of the most important features of any automobile is its fuel efficiency rating. Although you will certainly save hundreds of dollars per year with a higher MPG (miles per gallon) or KPG (kilometers per gallon) rating, it’s not all about keeping your costs down. A fuel-efficient vehicle also has three [...]

5 Tips to Save Money on Motoring

5 Tips to Save Money on Motoring

Running a car can become very, very expensive. If you add your fuel costs, insurance, car loans and general maintenance together, you will be surprised at the amount of cash you’ll have spent. Here are some tips to help you save money when it comes to motoring. Some are familiar tips, while some may be [...]

Metrication Dilemma

Metrication Dilemma

This may well be a purist’s dilemma, however there is nothing more confusing, and consequently, frustrating, than seeing stats like the following: ‘Fuel economy of 23.5mpg and 280g/km of CO2’. Most descriptions of car specs and articles directed at the British market will present exactly such a jumble of imperial and metric measurements. In attempting [...]

Audi TT: Legend In The Making?

Audi TT: Legend In The Making?

This year Audi revealed their Mk3 TT at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, and whilst this is exciting news for the masses, I couldn’t help but notice next year marks Audi’s 20th anniversary of revealing their TT concept (pictured below) at the 1995 Frankfurt Motor Show. The TT concept eventually hit the market in 1998, [...]

Advances in Formula 1 Safety

Advances in Formula 1 Safety

During the 1950s, it could be said that very little, if any thought, was ever given to safety requirements in Formula One. Today’s races are a different matter. Regulations are clearly set out by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), almost on a rolling basis. If we were to look backwards through time, we would [...]

Mercedes S Class Paternity

Mercedes S Class Paternity

The Mercedes S Class is an acronym for Mercedes Saloon which is one of the most luxurious models of cars that have ever graced the roads of this world. The production of these cars started way back in 1972 when Mercedes was introducing the W116 model series.  Since then, the engineers have worked on this [...]

Las Vegas Car Show’s

Las Vegas Car Show’s

Ask most people what they think of when they hear the name Las Vegas, and they will say casinos. Indeed such is the fame of Vegas as a casino gambling town that even events taking place in the resort which have nothing to do with casinos – such as the Viva Las Vegas Car Show [...]

2014 Buick Regal: A Top-Ranked Modern Version of an Old Favourite

2014 Buick Regal: A Top-Ranked Modern Version of an Old Favourite

The Regal nameplate has been a player on Buick’s team since 1973, except for a short hiatus between 2004 and 2009. The name reappeared in the Chinese market in 2009 and was reintroduced to the U.S. in 2011. The 2014 Buick Regal has been freshened up with redesigned front and rear fascias, given a host of [...]