Month

November 2014

THE IMPORTANCE OF VEHICLE STABILITY CONTROL

SPECIAL WRITE UP BY MR KUNLE SHONAIKE MD AUTOMEDICS LIMITED(FROM THE ACHIEVE) What do your vehicle’s engine management, fuel economy, transmission and brake systems have in common? I give you a clue: it’s managed by a Controller Area Network, a.k.a. CAN. Any ideas? Let me save y
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SIGNS OF A BAD OIL PUMP

An engine oil pump is responsible for pumping engine oil throughout a car’s engine. A bad oil pump, which normally loses its ability to effectively pump engine oil can lead to a variety of engine problems and conditions. Low Oil Pressure The most obvious sign of a bad oil pump is a lo
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CAR MAINTENANCE TIPS

Care and Maintenance Tips Keep Your Car Running in Top-Notch Condition We’ve compiled our best expert advice, surprising tricks, and car maintenance tips to prolong the life of your automobile!  Be patient during the break-in period You’ve bought your dream car and now you want to mak
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OVERHEATING: SYMPTOMS, LIKELY CAUSES AND FIX

Overheating  as most drivers in this part of the world know is a psychologically disturbing and financially intrusive occurrence. These are some of the likely scenarios through which overheating shows it ugly face. Let’s try and quickly run through some of the factors which mainly tri
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SAFE DRIVING TIPS

Culled form howstuffworks, edited by Automedics for easy reading The best way to reduce the risk of being involved in an accident is to practice safe driving behaviors. Whether you’re just learning to drive or you’ve been behind the wheel for decades, it’s a good idea to review some b
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23 CAR MAKERS TO ESTABLISH ASSEMBLY PLANTS IN NIGERIA – NAC

  The Director-General of the National Automotive Council, Mr. Aminu Jalal at the fifth Conference of the Haulage and Logistics Magazine organised by the Intelligent Data Company in Lagos revealed that now fewer than 23  companies  have signified interest to set up assembly plant
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TWO IMPORTANT THINGS CAR OWNERS SHOULD KNOW HOW TO DO

HOW  TO CHECK OIL LEVEL AND BRAKE FLUID LEVEL Relying too much on car mechanics is an expensive habit, knowing fully well that not everybody will have a mechanic living very close to his/her apartment. By arming yourself with basic knowledge regarding car maintenance, you’ll not only
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HOW TO KEEP YOUR CAR RUST FREE

While Rusty’s character in Disney Pixar’s Car film was indeed a cute one, let’s accept it, no one wants their hot wheels to turn into junk. Here’s helping you in your tryst with rust. Rust is merely a result of the chemical process called corrosion. Primarily,
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SOON, CARS POWERED BY ITS OWN BODY PARTS

  A car powered by its own body panels such as roof, doors and bonnet could soon hit the roads, thanks to new lightweight ‘supercapacitors’ developed by researchers.The ‘supercapacitors’ can be combined with regular batteries to dramatically boost the powe
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NEW AUDI Q3 COMING NEXT YEAR

Audi, the German luxury carmaker, has revealed the much-awaited  Audi Q3 facelift ahead of its global debut in the early 2015. The compact SUV has been claimed to have a sharper new look, more equipment and a more efficient engine range. Talking about the design changes, the Audi Q3 g
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