Month

January 2015

VOLKSWAGEN, FORD WIN CAR, TRUCK OF THE YEAR AWARDS RESPECTIVELY

The Volkswagen Golf fended off competition from Ford Mustang and Hyundai Genesis to win the North American Car of the Year award  at the Detroit Auto Show on Monday. Winning cars were  decided by a jury of 57 journalists and based on qualities including design, safety, performance and
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TURBOCHARGER

Turbocharger simply increases the power output. The advantage of compressing the air is that it lets the engine squeeze more air into a cylinder, and more air means that more fuel can be added. Therefore, you get more power from each explosion in each cylinder. A turbocharged engine p
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HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT THE SELF-CLEANING PAINT?

Please wash me! I guess you are wondering where you came across this phrase….it’s simply what was written on your car that rather unfaithful week you failed to wash it. When car is left untidy due to your busy schedule or simply because you are planning to change it soon,
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STARTER AND ALTERNATOR PROBLEMS(CONTINUES)

Starter problems can be caused by worn brushes (carbon pads inside the motor that supply current to the rotating armature), by shorts or opens in the armature or field coils or by worn bushings that increase drag or allow the armature shaft to rub against the pole shoes. Continuous an
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YOUR VEHICLE AND AN ENEMY CALLED “MOISTURE”

I know many may be wondering what moisture has to do with their vehicle or why it is considered an enemy. This write up is focusing on the brake system. It is in fact the most important system on the vehicle because it has to do to with safety. It is an inconvenience when your car won
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STARTER AND ALTERNATOR PROBLEMS.

Are you thinking of buying a new starter because your engine won’t crank? Many starters are replaced unnecessarily and are later returned back to the auto-parts suppliers because they are presumed to be defective. When tested, there’s no fault found. The real problem is mi
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WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT COOLING SYSTEM MAINTENANCE

The antifreeze in the coolant performs three very important jobs: it prevents the coolant from freezing during cold weather, it raises the boiling temperature of the coolant to prevent overheating during hot weather, and it fights corrosion. Besides checking the level of the coolant p
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NO NEW TARIFF ON TOKUNBO CARS UNTIL APRIL – JALAL

  The Federal Government has  shifted the implementation of the 70 per cent tariff on imported used vehicles from 1st of January, 2015 to 30th April, 2015. This is the third time the date for the enforcement has been shifted in the last six months. A statement  by the National Au
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