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Is the BMW 3 Series Still the King of Saloons?

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Once upon a time the BMW 3 Series was only available as a saloon, and was really the only contender for the top spot among luxury compact cars. 1975 was a long time ago, though, and in the meantime the line has expanded, and so has the competition in the form of the Mercedes-Benz C […]


Published on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 14:42 by
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What Do Anti-Lock Braking Systems Accomplish?

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If you’re wondering what special contraption can help cars stop quickly, it’s not beefed-up brake pads – welcome to the world of ABS (anti-lock brake systems).  These are relatively touchy systems that are activated in ‘panic braking’ situations or when road conditions aren’t favorable.


Published on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 11:12 by
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Four New Cars to Look Out for in 2017

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The last year has been a good one for the motor industry, and if what we’ve seen of upcoming offerings is anything to go by 2017’s going to be another one, so we’ve put together a list of some of the cars petrol heads should be excited to see in the coming year.


Published on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 10:08 by
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UK Taxi Services: What are the Best and Worst Locations?

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There’s many reasons why we choose to use taxi services; whether it’s to transport those with disabilities or those who can’t drive, to get us home from an evening out, or simply just to take us from A to B, there’s no getting away from the fact they can be very convenient.


Published on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 10:01 by
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How to Get Better MPG

Whether you drive an exotic sports car, rugged pickup truck or humble subcompact, chances are you’d be happy to pay less for gas. While oil prices are relatively low at the moment, they’re sure to go up again. To keep more of your hard-earned money in your pocket, you might try driving less or staying […]


Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 19:03 by
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10 Features We Won’t See on Tomorrow’s Cars

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Like the entire world, the car industry is also evolving. New systems are being invented or adapted for car use all the time and, whether we like it or not, this means that many features we are so used to will soon be history. The carmakers are doing all they can to draw attention to […]


Published on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 16:11 by
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To what extent is Nissan’s success down to its reliability?

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It’s very true that Nissan cars are reliable. They’re sturdy, well designed and of good quality. Most people that purchase a Nissan car would find it still in excellent working condition ten years later.


Published on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 11:30 by
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Should You Consider Buying an Electric Vehicle?

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The car industry has been growing since its conception and although pure engine power may have reached a plateau, because of physical limitations, there is a clear evolution in both efficiency and design. Because of how many models are out there, your options are virtually limitless – for traditional engines that is.


Published on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 12:40 by
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The Hottest Cars Seen in Las Vegas

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Many travel to Las Vegas for a multitude of different things to find fame or just simply see the sights like one of the world’s natural wonders – The Grand Canyon!


Published on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 10:01 by
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Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix Preview

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The 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship has thus far been full of twists, turns, and plenty of drama. The Hungarian Grand Prix is on the horizon, promising to present new challenges for drivers. The event takes place from 22 July to 24 July 2016, with the race itself occurring on the 24th. Here’s a […]


Published on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 9:11 by
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Proper Documentation of Your Vehicle

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Having the right paperwork on your car can prevent you from having to pay penalties and fees. Sometimes, the procedures for registering or transferring ownership of a vehicle can seem cumbersome, and the consumer may feel confused by the fact that different states may have different requirements. It is important to check with your state’s […]


Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 16:51 by
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Motorcyclists are Urged to Be Extra Vigilant Due to Life Threatening Size-Arrival Effect

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How the human brain perceives distances may be a leading cause in fatal motorcycle accidents, according to a study conducted by Texas Tech University professor Patricia Delucia. Of all the fatal motorcycle accidents researched, Delucia found that a whopping 42 percent had a common set of circumstances, and this common bond may just prove that […]


Published on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 8:25 by
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5 Steps to Keep New Cars Running Longer

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Although it would be great if drivers could keep their cars forever, eventually regular wear and tear will cause you to make a visit to your local dealership or mechanic for a replacement. You can keep your car running at its best for longer, though, and avoid the expense of a new car in the process.


Published on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 9:15 by
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Motor DIY Ideas

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If you have ever had the hankering to revisit your best kept science fair ideas that have just been sitting on the backburner for a weekend project when the missus was out of town, this news just came in: do it. Seriously, there are few things more fun than engineering your own project like you […]


Published on Friday, December 18, 2015 at 20:22 by
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The History of the Mini Cooper

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The automobile was invented from the desire to increase the speed and style with which daily activities were carried out. In time, this desire for speed eventually spurred an interest in speed just for speed’s sake, and the result was auto racing.


Published on Friday, December 18, 2015 at 20:15 by
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