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A Definitive Guide to Checking Your Oil

November 28, 2021
Oil is one of the most critical fluids in your car. It lubricates the engine to reduce wear and tear, provides cooling for the combustion process that keeps your car running, and helps prevent the corrosion of metals. Regularly checking your car's oil will help you know when to change it before a problem arises; this will avoid expensive mechanical repair bills in the long run and keep your car o...

How to change a flat tyre

October 28, 2021
Changing a flat tyre on your car is a life skill that every driver should know and learn. It may look a little difficult but provided you follow a few critical steps and have the right tools, changing your car tyre is something you can master in no time. 1. Location Although a flat tyre will often happen at a very inconvenient location, you'll need to ensure you find a spot that's as safe as p...

How disc brakes work on a car

September 26, 2021
Brakes on a car are one of the essential parts of a vehicle. Without brakes, a car can't be stopped, making it impossible to drive! One of the most common braking systems of modern-day cars is disc brakes. Here's an overview of exactly how they work in keeping you and your vehicle safe and allowing it to stop. Disc brakes comprise five significant components (along with many others!) - the wheel...

The car industry explained: a guide to who owns which car brands

August 23, 2021
You probably don't know it, but the automotive industry has a fascinating family tree. It is one of the most constantly evolving industries across the globe. Thanks to partnerships, mergers, takeovers, separations, sales and even bankruptcies over the years, it's challenging to keep up with which company or organisation owns our favourite car brands. The global financial crisis in 2008 had a sig...