Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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How to permanently restore black plastic trim on your car

As a vehicle starts to age, continued exposure to the sun can start to have a major impact on the various pieces of black exterior plastic trim. A typical vehicle may have black plastic...
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How is a car battery made? Understanding lead-acid batteries

To many automotive enthusiasts, there's always been a bit of mystery about the humble lead-acid battery found in our vehicles. Sure, most of us probably know the basics - like it contains acid, which...

7 Reasons to avoid leather seats in your next car

For a great many years now, we've had it rammed into us from car salesmen and the media that it simply doesn't get any better than having leather seats in your car. Leather is...

5 ways to improve your car’s fuel economy

There are three things in life of which you can be sure of. All of your hard work is going to be taxed by the government, you're eventually going to die at some point,...

How to use your mobile phone while driving

No matter where you live, chances are there's a great many things you can do behind the wheel of your car that'll result in you getting fined, arrested, or facing jail time. There's the...

Skills learnt in racing games can make you a better driver

Before we begin, I'd like to ask you a question. Do you think the skills we acquire mastering racing games (or 'simulations') such as Gran Turismo or Forza will ever be helpful, or translate...

How to set the perfect driving position

If you want to drive fast, particularly on the track, it is important to be seated in an optimal seating position. But not everyone knows how to achieve an ideal position, and it's not...

Why tyre pressure is important

Unless you're a car enthusiast, chances are you haven't checked the air-pressure in your tyres recently. I don't just mean a visual inspection, or doing a 'kick test', I'm talking about whipping out a...

Bose’s revolutionary suspension system

A few years ago, the boffins at Bose were working away on a new, state-of-the-art electromagnetic suspension system that could have changed the motoring world forever. What made the Bose system so special, as you'll...

What is Rev Matching?

You might have heard of the term 'Rev Matching' when talking about driving cars with manual transmissions. What is it? Why is it necessary to rev match? And what are the benefits of rev...
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