How Technology is Changing the Vehicle Industry

Modern motor vehicle systems are becoming more and more complex with each new release, as sensors and technology get added to track pretty much any aspect they can, from tire pressure to engine temperature. This technology is essential for drivers and mechanics to be able to track and maintain the vehicles, and it can also increase the safety of the vehicle. There is even technology to help you understand what's wrong with your vehicle, such as OBDII scan tools. Technology is truly the king of the road today and is definitely shaping our future as drivers.

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When Is The Right Time To Sell Your Vehicle & Buy New?

On average, the typical American keeps their car for 7.4 years before moving on to a newer model. However, there are some cars which the nation can't bear to part with, including the Ford Expedition and Chevrolet Corvette, which are kept for 9 years on average. With technology overhauling the automotive industry, it's easy to see why Americans are ditching their vehicles less than a decade after purchasing them. But, is there ever an ideal time to sell your set of wheels, other than for cosmetic reasons?

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Everything British Drivers Need To Know About Driving Post-Brexit

The Brexit saga continues, and the nation is trying it’s best to go on with their daily lives despite all the uncertainties. While we still don’t know how far-reaching the effects on the British economy and society will be, one thing is for sure, and that is that it will have a direct impact on the movement of people and merchandise. This is why drivers should brace themselves for significant change, and prepare accordingly. Here’s everything British drivers need to know about driving and number plates post-Brexit.

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Tire Sidewall Markings: How To Read Them?

Introduction

No matter how powerful the engine your car is fitted with, it all comes down to the small contact patches between tires and road. Mechanics of tires are crucial in the overall operation of an automobile. Hence understanding tires is very important.

The sidewall of the tire contains key information that tells you everything you should be familiar with. The numbers and letters can be confusing for non-technical eyes. The best way to comprehend these tire markings is to brake them down bit by bit. So how to decipher this tire jargon? Each section of these markings on a sidewall is unique and mean something.

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How To Prepare Your Car For The Winter

Preparing your car for the winter is something that you shouldn’t put off until December. December is a busy month for everyone, so it’s best to do this activity by November after the holidays. You have to prepare your car for the winter because snow and sleet can make the roads dangerous when you drive your vehicle. 

You have to make sure that your car will operate smoothly throughout the winter months. Here are some of the things that you have to do to achieve this:

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