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Reducing a vehicle’s wind resistance

Reducing a vehicle’s wind resistance to aid performance and efficiency has never been more important. Read more... ...
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Dip your car in rubber with Liquidwraps – Consumer Feature

Transform the look of your car in a day with a wrap … and when you become bored, peel off the skin and start again. SOUTH Africa has a flourishing car ...
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Technical – Energy Games: 24 Hours of Le Mans

In motorsport, efficiency has become as important as outright speed. We attended the 24 Hours of Le Mans to investigate the impact of the new LMP1 regulations on Audi’s challenge “Save ...
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Tyre Talk – Consumer Feature

THE writing on the side of your tyre or tyres tells you a lot about what they’re capable of and how they influence the driving dynamics of your vehicle. This is ...
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Windscreen Repair – Consumer Feature

With stones flying in all directions, windscreen damage is an everyday occurrence - sometimes it can be fixed without replacing the entire screen... ...
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Understanding Airbags

THE first airbag patents were filed back in 1951 and published two years later by engineers Walter Linderer (from Germany) and John Hetrick (from the US). The world had to wait ...
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Dry-clean your engine

Water and modern electronics do not mix. Is there a safer way to clean your car’s engine? ...
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Why your car needs gears

The gear count in modern cars continues to rise. We look at why cars need gears in the first place. ...
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Evolution of the Species: Electric Powertrains

EFFICIENT powertrains are the future. A 2,0-litre engine powering a large, luxury SUV may have been unthinkable a couple of years ago, but that’s exactly what I experienced when I recently ...
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Advertisement: Turning over a new LEAF

Turning over a new LEAF: Nissan brings zero-emission mobility to South Africa ...
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Pioneering for progress

The Mercedes-Benz C111 series of experimental vehicles was produced in the 1960s and ‘70s and comprised prototypes powered by rotary, diesel and petrol engines. The IV version featured a 372 kW ...
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High pressures

WHEREAS 2 000 bar was seen as the benchmark injection pressure for a turbodiesel engine five years ago, there is talk of 3 000-bar systems in the near future. But, why ...
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