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How good are your headlights?

Your vehicle could be among 80% with poor low-beam headlights Kampala, Uganda | MOTORING GURU | For years now, motor vehicle safety has concentrated mainly on in-cab passenger safety, body strength, transmission and breaking systems, head and seat restraints. Vehicles are now fitted with safety cameras, on board driver assist computers, and early …

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Modern car parks

Bold designs, technology rule the high rises Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A pair of 30-metre spiraling ramps provide access to the multi-functional car park in Amsterdam. RAI Amsterdam’s car park is the most recent in a spate of boldly designed car parks. Others include a Belgian hospital car park …

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Japan’s Subaru recalls 400,000 cars

Tokyo, Japan | AFP |  Subaru recalled nearly 400,000 vehicles from its domestic market on Thursday due to an inspection scandal — the latest to hit the beleaguered Japanese car industry. The recall concerns nine models, including a sports car that Subaru manufactures for Toyota, but vehicles sold overseas were …

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Toyota Progres woes

What went wrong with `poor man’s Benz’? Kampala, Uganda | MOTORING GURU | When it hit the Ugandan market in the early 2010s, the Toyota Progrès was a hit. It received two main reviews; the first was that it was a “poor man’s Benz”, and the other was that it was a continuation …

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Safest Seat in car surprising

Kampala, Uganda | MOTORING GURU | It used to be that the backseat was considered safest in any car. Normally it was compared with the front – and the risk cards were stacked clear against the front. Of course, even back then, it was not scientifically correct that the back window …

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ARTS: Ronex unveils legacy works

His metallic figurines exude a fresh uniqueness Ronex Ahimbisibwe’s artistic enterprise has ensured he becomes a master of technical inventions in art. That and his tenacity as an artist make him stand out. They might also be his legacy. Of the crop of Uganda’s contemporary artists that have been practicing …

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