A well maintained new battery should last for at least five years
If you’ve ever suffered the frustration of trying to switch on your engine only to find a flat car battery, you know what a stressful experience it can be.
But the car battery is not [ … ]
Improper tyre pressure wastes fuel, wears out tyres and can lead to accidents
Inflating your car’s tyres doesn’t really sound like a very daunting task. How difficult is it to stick an air pump in your tyre and fill it up, right? Checking and filling your tyre’s air pressure is, in fact, a relative [ … ]
Enjoy high-quality wireless audio in the car
As the home environment marches towards the reality of wireless connectivity, car drivers and passengers are expecting the same functionality and freedom associated with a wire-free environment.
There are two applications where consumers expect to enjoy [ … ]
What exactly is the right oil for your engine type?
If you are a car enthusiast like me, then you probably chalk up quite a bit of time reading motoring stuff. Occasionally, you come across stuff about things you thought you knew about that makes you go `wow!’
It happened recently when, before get [ … ]
Why it is difficult to see people on the road
A driver can only avoid an accident if he sees the person walking on the road relatively far ahead. The driver must detect the pedestrian, recognise the impending collision, and then react by pressing the brakes.
Suppose a driver is traveling at 96 Kph [ … ]
Why traffic police need to train road users on its challenges
Often when I drive on the Northern Bypass from work in the evening, I notice how reckless pedestrians are on this highway. I am, therefore, never surprised when I drive the same route the next morning and see shattered glass and black si [ … ]
The World Car of 2013
The Golf has been named World Car of the Year 2013.
The prize was awarded at the New York International Auto Show, with the Golf beating the three other finalists: Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Porsche Boxster/Cayman, and Subaru BRZ/Toyota 86.
Prof. Martin Winterkorn, Chairperson [ … ]
Does it drive as well as it looks?
Is the CLA a proper Mercedes-Benz? Scroll back 31 years and we’d be having this debate about another `baby Benz’, the W210 190 model. Over engineered, good looking and a technology carrier for bigger models, the 190 is seen in hindsight to have been a great and lo [ … ]
Always ensure that you are in the right lane for you exit
Forget what Madam Jeniffer Musisi, and her technical team at Kampala Capital City Authority, tell you; roundabouts are safer, ease motor vehicle congestion more, and lead to fewer fatal accidents than the newly introduced light-controlled in [ … ]
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