FROM FLAT BATTERY TO HITTING THE ROAD
Owning a vehicle is liberating. It gives you the freedom to get into your car when you want and to do what you want without relying on public transport or a willing neighbour. But what do you do if you find a dead battery the next time you want to start your car up to […]Read More
Hitting the brakes One of the most imperative systems in your car is the brakes. You rely on your brakes to bring your vehicle to a stop safely when placing your foot on the brake pedal. To give you a better understanding of everything that is involved in stopping your car, we have highlighted the […]Read More
It’s a clutch pedal, not a footrest!
If you drive a manual car, you probably have a very good relationship with its clutch and gearbox. For a smooth gear transition, one has to step on the clutch pedal to disengage the clutch, change the gear, and gently lift your foot off the pedal to fully engage the clutch system again. Proper clutch […]Read More
Modern cars crumple in an accident – why?
It is upsetting to drive past a car that’s crumpled like a tin can on the side of the road from a car accident. It makes you wonder how safe your car would be if it were involved in a similar situation. Of course, it would be wonderful to think our cars are rugged and […]Read More
Maintenance makes the wheels go ‘round.
Peace of mind starts from appreciating that your car is up to the task to take you from one point to the next, be it that long-distance excursion you have been preparing months for, or simply a brief trip to your grocery store. So, what if your car is over ten years old, should you […]Read More
Opting for a Balloon Payment or not
So, it is time to buy a new set of wheels. Over how many months do you want to pay off the car? Do you want the car fully paid off at the end of this period, or will you opt for a balloon/residual payment? These are typical questions we are asked and things we […]Read More
Sanitising your vehicle safely
Sanitising is the new norm for all of us and disinfecting and anti-bugging your vehicle is no exception. Except, whoever thought about deep cleaning your car to prevent the spread of a virus, and how do you go about it? There are all sorts of recommendations by the health gurus on wearing disposable gloves and […]Read More
Best Practices to Avoid Car Door Dings
Most of us have been there before – walking out of a mall to where your car is parked, and the horror hits – you have a new ding in your car door! Almost involuntarily, you turn to rub it with your finger or even your clothes waiting for the relief that it is simply […]Read More
Overawed by your car that’s a computer.
We are living in an age where technology, automation, and artificial intelligence is gaining such momentum that we sometimes feel a little left behind or intimidated by it. By now, we all have some or other devices running a few apps to make our daily lives easier, think for us sometimes, or churn useful stats […]Read More
Lockdown Car Care
With the new coronavirus in our midst and the consequential national lockdown ordered by the government, we’re getting used to the ‘new normal’ – a new way of doing the same old things. For many people, the new normal means staying at home for longer and using your car less. Remote working is encouraged, which […]Read More