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The BMW 330e – Is it worth your money?

The BMW 330e – Is it worth your money?

Electric power is here to stay and the demise of the internal combustion engine (ICE) is inevitable. There is absolutely no doubt about that. And no matter how hard president Trump hammers global warming as a myth, the evidence has been presented and the message is crystal clear, and everyone […]

Honda SENSING explained and experienced

Honda SENSING explained and experienced

Safety systems in cars used to operate independently, eg the brakes provided stopping power in accordance with the pressure applied by the driver’s foot and the steering system converted the driver’s inputs into directional changes. As electronic systems became available, there was a gradual ‘communication’ between various systems in the […]

The case for B10 biodiesel in Malaysia

The case for B10 biodiesel in Malaysia

In a combustion engine, whether it is a petrol or a diesel engine, sludge is what ultimately can contribute significantly to reduced performance and damage. As your vehicle’s mileage increases, accumulated sludge build-up in the engine can cause a significant loss in power, poor oil pressure, an increase in lubricant […]

LED headlights will soon become dominant lighting systems

LED headlights will soon become dominant lighting systems

Automobile headlights have continuously evolved since the first lamps were used to illuminate the road ahead over 100 years ago. Lighting technology has progressed beyond just illuminating the road but also having ‘intelligence’ to optimise the beam for maximum coverage and brightness. Today, the latest thing in headlight technology is […]

Why the ‘third brake light’ became a standard feature

Why the ‘third brake light’ became a standard feature

On this day in 1995, all passenger-carrying vehicles in Malaysia were required to have a Centre High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL), more commonly referred to as the ‘third brake light’. As the description indicated, an additional brake light was installed in the middle of the car, at a high position […]

‘Balik kampung’ with Perodua

‘Balik kampung’ with Perodua

With Hari Raya fast approaching, many are already beginning to plan for the long trip back home to celebrate with family and loved ones. While some may be thinking of ways to make their vehicle safer and more roadworthy, there are some who prefer an all-new set of wheels altogether. […]