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Check-out the i-road, Toyota’s 3-wheel car

Japanese automaker, Toyota is test driving an all-electric, three-wheeled, rear-steering “personal mobility vehicle” called the i-road. “I-Road is small, it’s easy to get around, it’s super easy to park. It’s an EV, so it’s good for the enviro
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YOUR CABIN AIR FILTER, WHEN YOU SHOULD REPLACE IT

What is a Cabin Air Filter?  The cabin air filter is a high particulate filtration medium that is attached to the outside air intake of your vehicle’s ventilation system. This device helps to improve air quality and filter out pollution from the air that circulates inside the ve
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Tyre Wear Provides More Info Than You Think

Driving on tyres that are bald or badly worn greatly increases your chance of getting a flat or a blowout and is especially dangerous when the roads are wet or slick. Don’t put off buying new tyres when you need them – your safety is at stake! On average, tyres need to be
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DON’T TAKE CHANCES WITH YOUR BRAKES

Brake repairs – critical? Of course! Your brakes keep your family safe. Brake repairs  can be expensive. You bet! Save money on brake repairs and parts with these tips: Use Your Eyes & Ears to Inspect Your Brakes Visually inspect your brakes’ condition at least every s
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MEET MARY ANDERSON, INVENTOR OF THE CAR WIPER

One frosty day in 1903, Mary Anderson (1866-1953), a native of Birmingham, Alabama, was visiting New York City via a trolley car. She was trying to catch all the sights of the city’s crowded streets, tall buildings, and horseless carriages, but she had a hard time seeing them because
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NILS BOHLIN, THE LIFE SAVER WHO INVENTED THE MODERN SEAT BELT

In the middle of the last century, Volvo began seeking improvements to seat belts to protect drivers and passengers in its vehicles. When the Swedish automaker tried a single strap over the belly, the result was abdominal injuries in high-speed crashes. The engineers also experimented
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HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR CAR NEEDS WHEEL ALIGNMENT

Wheel alignment is important to the health of your car or truck. An alignment will ensure that your car drives straight and making car handling better, making your ride safer. You’ll also get better gas mileage ( reduced fuel consumption) because your tyres will be properly alig
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TIPS TO AVOID DISTRACTION WHILE DRIVING

10. Fully focus on driving. Do not let anything divert your attention, actively scan the road, use your mirrors and watch out for pedestrians and cyclists. 9. Store loose gear, possessions and other distractions that could roll around in the car, so you do not feel tempted to reach fo
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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR CAR GOES WILD, DRIVING ITSELF

  There have been a lot of safe car concerns about “cars running out of control”. This can be caused by a lot of things: sticking cables or throttle linkages, or electronic defects in the case of sticking cruise controls, or “drive by wire” automobiles. (D
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MERCEDES NEW CONCEPT CAR POWERED BY ITS PAINT

The newest concept car from Mercedes-Benz is the Vision G-Code, a stout silver vehicle that looks like it’s from the near future. Unveiled this week, the concept SUV — or SUC (Sports Utility Coupé) as the German carmaker calls it — boasts all sorts of futuristic features. It run
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