Henry Leung

Urban Myth or Truth? The Hummer Vs Prius Environmental Debate

‘Did you know that the Toyota Prius is less environmentally friendly than a Hummer H2?’ It was 2009, and I was taking some environmental sustainability courses part time. We were talking about cars, and one of my classmates was especially vocal. ‘When you add in the manufacturing impact of batteries …

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The Donald Trump Effect on Cars

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you know by now that Donald Trump will be President of the United States by January of 2017. Whether you think he is a racist fascist or a champion for the people, the fact is that Trump will be the leader of the …

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5 Must-Have Safety Features for Your New Car

Tired of crashing your car? So is everyone else. In the past 5 years, safety technology has advanced considerably. Here are the top 5 safety features that you need to have on your new car: 1. FORWARD-COLLISION WARNING During university, there were several times where I was so tired from studying …

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Theft Behind: The Best Anti-Theft Devices Ever

Car Theft is a problem throughout the world. Here’s some of the best anti-theft devices ever conceived: 1. TRUNK MONKEY Nothing is more useful than a trunk monkey. As per Wikipedia, “The Trunk Monkey is portrayed as an efficient theft deterrent, as seen in one commercial where the chimpanzee knocks …

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Car Theft: The Next Generation

Late last month, a huge Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack disrupted US internet traffic and shut down many popular websites including Twitter, Spotify and Vox Media. This was of course a concern to me because I could no longer read tweets from Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber. I could …

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Grand Theft Auto ‘16: Not Just A Video Game

One of the video games I’m banned from playing is the Grand Theft Auto series where players can become virtual criminals and assault, murder, and steal cars with no real-world repercussions. Apparently, my wife feels that I will learn too much from the game. Similarly, Hollywood has glamorized and romanticized …

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Is Your Car Battery Knackered?

By Henry Leung One of the stupidest things I have ever done (and I have done many stupid things) is shock myself with a car battery. I was a teenager, and I had to change the battery in my car. The clamps were on really tight, so I thought it …

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The Importance of Good Lighting – HID headlights

By Henry Leung I’m going to run her over. Everything was happening in slow motion. I could see the wide-eyed look in her eyes. My ABS engaged, the brakes pumping furiously. I could hear my tires screeching and the sound of my wipers. My wife was yelling too, but all …

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Why Every Car Should Have A DashCam

By Henry Leung #BLACKLIVESMATTER   Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of the movement and the protests.   The movement was started because black men were killed daily in the US at the hands of over zealous white police officers. Last week, 43 year-old Keith Lamont Scott was shot …

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