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February, 2017

  • 14 February

    How to detail your car, the proper way

    So you’ve read how to wash your car the proper way, here’s how you detail your car…the proper way. But first, lets see what ‘detailing’ actually means. Wikipedia has it down as this: Auto detailing is the performance of thorough cleaning, restoration, and finishing of an automobile, both inside and …

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January, 2017

  • 27 January

    How To Wash Your Car. The Proper Way…

    Everyone thinks they know how to wash a car. It’s easy, right? Bucket, sponge, job done. Wrong. If you want to maintain that ‘new car’, glossy shine or have been using one bucket all along…you need to read on. Equipment Firstly you need to get the right gear, a little …

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  • 23 January

    Top cars from NAIAS 2017

    Last week the North American International Auto Show was in its host town of Detroit – many simply call it the Detroit Auto Show, or NAIAS for short! It’s the show that launches this years’ new cars and gives us a preview of whats to come over the next few …

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  • 19 January

    Chip Tuning – Risks and Rewards of ECU Remapping

    Everyone with even a passing interest in cars has heard of chip tuning. As the story goes, a magical mechanical man turns up with his secret software, plugs it into your engine, and BOOM: Your car’s a lean, mean, street racing machine! Yes, in the best-case scenario, this is exactly …

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December, 2016

  • 22 December

    So What Do You Think about the New Grand Tour Series?

    Rebranded, Reloaded. For years, BBC’s Top Gear was considered as the gold standard when it came to motoring shows. Popular to both car enthusiasts and non-enthusiasts alike, the show virtually changed the way the world looks at motoring shows. A new series that aims to become the new standard in …

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November, 2016

  • 24 November

    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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  • 22 November

    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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  • 10 November

    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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  • 8 November

    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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  • 3 November

    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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