Author: Jorge Garcia

When time of the year is best to buy a car

Buying a used car from a resale dealer can look as simple as walking in and picking your next vehicle. The truth is, there is a lot more to buying a used car. The time of the year, what day of the week and even the time of the day can inflict a large change on the price you get …

Tire pressure and everything you need to know about it

Many young and a large percent of older more experienced drivers usually don’t pay too much attention to tire pressures and what deflated tires mean. The setbacks of driving with deflated tires are many and can be dangerous at most times. Reduced fuel efficiency, tire warping, reduced handling, possible punctures, premature tread wear are just a few of the dangers …

Preparing your car for a summer road trip

Summer is here, and the self consuming idea of going on a road trip with your friends is all but subtle. Here are a few things you should consider about your vehicle before heading out on a longer trip in the scorching heat. Weight reduction – the heavier the car is, the more the engine has to work in order …

How to keep your tires last longer

Rolling on a good set of tires is always a good idea. It prevents a whole lot of things, some of them being accidents and punctures. With all consumables on cars, tires too have a limit to their use. While some brands offer 50-60 thousand kms, other cheaper brands may not even last half the distance. Regardless of the tire …

Higher speeds less accidents

There are many studies all over the world that have been made based on how speed limits affect car accidents and collisions. The fact of the matter is that although higher speed limits may produce fatal accidents, they do actually decrease the number of incidents caused. This is all down to attention levels at varying speeds. And it is actually …

Full electric VS Hybrids

Full electric VS Hybrids With more and more hybrid and electric cars coming out, and their prices becoming much more affordable, purchasing one can seem like a very good idea. And it really is! The savings are immense both long and short term, and you are no longer polluting as much as you have been with the traditional gas engine. …

Fuel efficiency when going on a trip

When taking a longer trip, you really want to maximise the distance you travel on a single tank of fuel.  Most road trips are usually taken in the summer when the heat makes your car a real gas guzzler. There are several ways you can increase the fuel efficiency in the scorching summer days. Air conditioning use is inevitable. While …

Dashboard lights that should NEVER be ignored

There is a reason why there are so many lights that turn on when you turn the ignition of your car. Most of the time they turn off within a second or two of your engine starting, indicating a healthy and mechanically correct engine and car. In the instances where a dashboard light turns on and stays on, it is …