What is regenerative braking

Most people don’t realise how much energy that is wasted during braking. Moving vehicles generate a significant amount of kinetic energy. In traditional braking systems, friction is used to …
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What is an engine block heater

An engine block heater is a handy electrical device used for the sole purpose of warming up your car engine and its fluids on those cold, wintery days. In …
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The Long and Short of Car Wheelbases

When deciding to buy a new vehicle, you’ve most likely considered the brand, performance, color, and make or model. Other questions you should ask yourself are: how many passengers …
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Parking Penalties

Most of us have, at some time or other, been in the situation that we rush into a shop, run into an acquaintance and decide to “catch up”, and …
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How Does The Engine Lubrication System Work?

A car engine is the main unit that powers a vehicle. It consists of hundreds of interacting parts. Engine lubrication ensures that enough oil is supplied to the lubrication …
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What is Motorcycle Maintenance

Basic motorbike maintenance can help your bike perform better and last longer. Motorbike maintenance is important because motorbikes are an ever more popular form of transport. Whether you use …
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How to Ride a Motorcycle

It’s an indescribable feeling of freedom when you’re on a bike. You feel the wind through your helmet and protective gear, and have no desire to access your mobile …
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How to Clean a Motorcycle Helmet

This is a must on a motorbike and is therefore part of the basic equipment of every motorcyclist: the helmet. It not only protects you from falls, but also …
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How to Choose a Motorcycle Helmet

Anyone who rides a motorbike, or is considering buying one, knows that the use of a helmet is extremely important for safety and is mandatory for both the rider …
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MAP Sensor: Functions, Malfunctions, Cleaning

The Manifold Absolute Pressure sensor measures the intake manifold pressure (IMP) downstream of the throttle valve in order to indirectly compute — by means of the ratio of pressure …
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