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Nitrogen or just air in car tyres? Here is what you need to know
26 Feb 2016

Nitrogen or just air in car tyres? Here is what you need to know

Nitrogen in tyres has been in place for heavy duty and specialized usage as seen in aircrafts and heavy commercial vehicles. The tyres used in racing cars also are dependent on this technology. Its use in passenger cars has been a more recent trend. It is still is not without its share of critics. Opinion has been divided over its out and out acceptance in cars. So what really are the benefits of nitrogen over regular air in car tyres? Let’s find out what the experts have to say. More stable range in pressure: Unlike air, retention of the specified...

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The Hottest Lexus Models Around!
25 Feb 2016

The Hottest Lexus Models Around!

Lexus cars are widely synonymous with high specs and performance to match. A branch of luxury cars in the Toyota stable, Lexus have been a very popular Japanese import for some time now. In the 1980s, when Toyota told the world that they were bringing out a luxury vehicle, there were a fair few sceptics around. However, these people have been forced to eat their words, as the Lexus badge has since adorned many fine machines. There are still only a relatively low number of cars to choose from.  Shopping around for a Lexus is advised as there are many...

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Does It Make Sense To Buy A Hybrid This Year? Absolutely! Here’s Why
20 Jan 2016

Does It Make Sense To Buy A Hybrid This Year? Absolutely! Here’s Why

Let’s face it; there are all kinds of vehicles you can buy nowadays. Some get powered by petrol engines, others by diesel units. And then you’ve got alternative energy cars, such as EVs (electric vehicles). One “alternative” option, in particular, is gathering pace in the automotive industry. I am, of course, talking about hybrid cars. “What’s one of those?” I hear you ask. In a nutshell, a hybrid is a car with a petrol or diesel engine. The difference is it also has an electric motor and battery pack. For certain types of driving, the car gets powered by electricity...

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Saving Money on Gas
22 Dec 2015

Saving Money on Gas

Of course, you spend a lot of money on gas. Maybe not as much as just a few years ago when gas was approaching $4 per gallon, but today it’s still enough. Want to spend less? It’s a lot easier than you think. Here’s a few nuggets of wisdom to consider:   Don’t buy higher octane gas than you need – higher octane gas exists for one reason, to allow better combustion in high compression engines. Go with the octane level that your manufacturer recommends. If you don’t know what that is, look in your owner’s manual or call your...

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Do You Need Detergent in Your Gasoline?
19 Dec 2015

Do You Need Detergent in Your Gasoline?

Everyone knows that gasoline varies in price. Even when comparing prices at the same octane level, premium brands ask more per gallon for their gasoline. A common question often asked is whether there is a difference in quality among the brands? Do some gas stations sell a superior fuel? It’s a fair question as, generally speaking, a difference in price for any good, or service, usually indicates a difference in quality. To answer this question, let’s look at some of the issues involved.   They all have the Same Base Components The gasoline from different gas companies and filling stations...

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