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T-cut with care

Removing the clear-coat paint on your car body means you must wax regularly to avoid algae | The Independent | Scratches on the body of your vehicle irritate. Yet they are unavoidable with our narrow roads, bushes, bodaboda, rough car washers, and naughty kids who think your black car is …

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Stolen motor vehicle number plate

STOLEN VEHICLE PLATES: How to avoid it and what to do if you’re hit Kampala, Uganda | MOTORING GURU |  Motor vehicle registration (number) plates have become a major target of criminals. The goal of the criminals, in most cases, is to extort money from the car owner.  It is …

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MOTORING: Subaru’s X-Mode

What’s it and how does it work? Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | It reads like it might be a gimmick but XMode is anything but…Here we explain what X-Mode is and how it works. Subaru’s symmetrical all-wheel drive already makes its vehicles the most capable in their segments across rough or …

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MOTORING: Uganda top car in 2019

Race between Rav4, Subaru Forester, Kluger, Harrier Kampala, Uganda | MOTORING GURU | When The Independent’s motoring guru did a column in December 2017 predicting the popular car of 2018, the focus was on the evergreen compact SUV; the Toyota RAV4. Buried deep in that review was mention of an emerging …

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MOTORING: 2019 car of the year awards

Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | The organizers of the 2019 European Car of the Year (ECOTY) have announced the seven finalists of this year’s competition that will fight for the ECOTY crown. The seven finalists in alphabetic order are; Alpine A110, Citroen C5 Aircross, Ford Focus, Jaguar I-Pace, Kia Ceed, Mercedes-Benz …

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MOTORING: 2019 Honda CR-V

Check out its new standard safety technology Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | HONDA has dramatically increased the level of standard safety technology for the 2019 Honda CR-V VTi-S all-wheel drive model (AWD), which will be available in dealerships from January 1, 2019. Previously the suite of tech dubbed HondaSensing incorporating forward …

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MOTORING: Understand the `Overdrive’

It helps with overall driving in different conditions and gas mileage Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | Most vehicles with an automatic transmission come with a standard overdrive (O/D) function on their gear shifter. Many of the newer vehicles being produced are no longer being built with these overdrive buttons, but they …

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