You Are Browsing ‘Automotive’ Category

When it comes to cars, like when it comes to humans and illnesses, the sooner a problem is detected the easier it is to fix it. When a problem is in its preliminary stages it is at its weakest, which means those who attempt to fix it are in the strongest position possible. A problem that has just became a problem is a doddle to fix compared to one that has been allowed to fester. So, if you ever have any problems with your motor, make sure not to waste any time in having it looked at. But how do you know when there is a problem? If you’re...

Driving is one of those tasks that’s daunting at first but gradually becomes easier as you do it. However, perhaps your current circumstances don’t allow you to drive very often, or maybe the roads you drive in are treacherous and the traffic is ruthless. However, there are ways to improve your confidence even if you can’t drive often. In order to give you a hand, here are a couple of ways that you can boost your driving ability. Study more about driving Confidence usually comes with practice, but it can also come with knowledge....

Posted on Feb 3 2017 - 8:44am by admin
#0

Do you drive a 4×4 truck at the moment? Are you getting a little bored with the way it looks and functions? Then you’ve come to the right place. While some people would swap their vehicle for something new, we think you should make improvements. There are hundreds of ways in which you could pimp your truck or make it more useful. So, take a quick read through some of the ideas on this page, and you should get some inspiration. The final decisions are down to you. We just want to show you that you don’t always have to sell your...

BlackBerry has now inked a new deal with Ford that will more tightly integrate BlackBerry’s QNX platform inside some of Ford’s upcoming vehicles. QNX is already used in Ford’s in-car infotainment systems. The platform has a strong bent on security and it’s considered one of BlackBerry’s crown jewels, especially as the company pivots from hardware to software. The two companies did not disclose the terms of the deal or where the new software will be used. On a media briefing, BlackBerry’s head of QNX John...

Riding a motorbike is a way of life. It’s the free spirit ideals that blasted out of post-war America, when everyone needed to experience freedom. A bike was the best way to do that. Nowadays, it’s still the same. Your bike is a reflection of you and your freedom, so it’s best that you take the time to look after it and give it some much-needed improvements in the new year? Your new year’s resolution? It’s to kit your bike out so it can be the best bike possible and have a happy 2017! Before you get carried away, the hard work...

Mini is nearly ready to show its first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), but the company isn’t saying much about it at this point. Still, based on a few press images of a camouflaged prototype of the new gasoline-electric model, it’s pretty clear that it’ll be based on the next-generation Countryman crossover, which is due to make its debut within the next few months as reported in Automotive news website. Plug-in hybrids can operate as pure electric vehicles, with the engine powered purely by a battery which has been charged...

Whether your car is new or old, damaging your car, even in a small way, can be a source of frustration. With winter, and the holidays coming up, the last thing you will want to do is fix a bent bumper or broken windshield. Here are some tips on how to avoid car damage this winter. Check Your Radar: With inclement weather on the way, you want to take appropriate steps to protect your car. A quick look at your weather radar can help you prepare for heavy winds or hail by bringing your car into a garage or using a protective cover. For best...

Winter is on its way and with it will come challenging driving conditions. Poor weather means shorter stopping times and poor visibility. The behavior of other road users is also harder to predict. This is tricky enough for car drivers. But for truck drivers, it presents its own specific problems. Keep safe this winter with these smart safety tips. Should the worst happen, engage a legal firm like www.thetruckinglawyers.com. Trucking claims tend to be complex and specialist advice is required. Before You Leave If the weather forecast...

Changes in the world of automobiles are inevitable. With the advances of technology leaping even further with every passing year, you may take the view that life was simpler back then. When all a car had was four wheels, a gearbox and a radio (well, maybe a few other things, but you get my drift). I am writing this from the year 2016. So, according to Back To The Future Part 2 we should have already had flying cars as well as hoverboards and 3D films (3D? That’ll never catch on). So what does the future hold for one of humanity’s basic...

Toyota has announced key updates to its Tarago range with the entry level, and volume-selling GLi and GLX, both V6 models and 4-cylinder, now getting sat-nav as standard. Indeed, satellite navigation is now standard across the Tarago range. All new Tarago interiors have been given a light styling makeover and piano black highlights, an upgrade to new soft-touch surface coverings, and revised air-conditioning controls with easier-to-use electrostatic switchgear. All Tarago engines are now certified to Euro five emissions standard. Tarago’s...