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Turbochargers and force induction

11 Mar 2015

Turbochargers and force induction

Automotive turbos have been widely used in production cars since more than four decades ago. Find out how turbocharging technologies have evolved.

Text by Shreejit Changaroth, Edited by Nicholas Low | 51,382 views | Car Technical Advice

'Electrifying' sports cars

03 Mar 2015

'Electrifying' sports cars

Engineers and enthusiasts alike will be satisfied with the 'current' crop of battery-powered sports cars. Will they replace conventional petrol-driven ones?

Text by Shreejit Changaroth, Edited by Nicholas Low | 27,090 views | Car Technical Advice

Automotive Transmissions 101

24 Feb 2015

Automotive Transmissions 101

Automatic gearboxes may be more popular as compared to manual ones, but there is plenty of 'life' left in the conventional type of transmission.

Text by Shreejit Changaroth, Edited by Nicholas Low | 26,203 views | Car Technical Advice

The rules of automotive aerodynamics

30 Dec 2014

The rules of automotive aerodynamics

By bending the rules of aerodynamics, automakers can create low-drag cars that slice through the air, which in turn help improves efficiency.

Text by Shreejit Changaroth | 8,777 views | Car Technical Advice

Automotive heatshield - What are they good for?

22 Oct 2012

Automotive heatshield - What are they good for?

Like most car care products, automotive heatshields can be found everywhere. But which is the trusted brand to go for?

Text by Nicholas Low, Photos by Whitesnail | 21,866 views | Car Technical Advice

Big brake kits - Where can you get a reliable set?

11 Oct 2012

Big brake kits - Where can you get a reliable set?

When it comes to driving, it isn't all just about the right pedal. Brakes do play a vital role too, especially in a jammed packed island like ours.

Text by Julian Kho, Photos by Dynamics Mechanic | 31,897 views | Car Technical Advice

Power Box - Giving drivers real power and real gains

25 Sep 2012

Power Box - Giving drivers real power and real gains

There are ample power boxes in the market that claim to enhance your car's power and torque delivery. But is that really true? We take a look at some of them.

Text by Nicholas Low, Photos by Julian Kho | 33,724 views | Car Technical Advice

Car tyres - Understand the different designs

07 Mar 2012

Car tyres - Understand the different designs

Understanding the characteristics of different tyres can help you to find one that is more suitable to your driving style and needs.

Text & Photos by Tyrepac | 35,000 views | Car Technical Advice

Air intake filtering system - How can it improve your car's performance?

29 Aug 2011

Air intake filtering system - How can it improve your car's performance?

After touching on a couple of different air intake filtering systems on our advice section, which one do we reckon is the cream of the crop?

Text by Julian Kho. Photos by Blue Knight Trading | 41,577 views | Car Technical Advice

Engine performance enhancement products - What are they?

04 Aug 2011

Engine performance enhancement products - What are they?

There are tonnes of products in the market that claim to enhance your engine's performance and reduce fuel consumption. We take a look at some of them.

Text by Ben Chia | 36,046 views | Car Technical Advice

Twin Turbos - Is two better than one?

18 Jul 2011

Twin Turbos - Is two better than one?

Turbocharged cars have always been heralded for the explosive power they muster. We find out if twin turbos are the way to go.

Text & Photos by Benjamin G. Kline | 36,953 views | Car Technical Advice

Car exhaust - Choosing the right brand

21 Apr 2011

Car exhaust - Choosing the right brand

Some car owners replace their stock exhaust with loud and noisy aftermarket versions. But is it worth it?

Text by Richie Setiawan | 34,862 views | Car Technical Advice

HID head lights - A better understanding of it

08 Mar 2011

HID head lights - A better understanding of it

Automobile OEM manufacturers are offering HID head lights for a better vision of the road. Should you take part in the world of Xenon as well?

Text by Richie Setiawan | 38,144 views | Car Technical Advice

Electronic Stability Control - Do you need them?

25 Feb 2011

Electronic Stability Control - Do you need them?

Will driving safety become the trend of the future with the emergence and increasing response to Electronic Stability Control for automobiles?

Text by Menaaz Memon | 17,598 views | Car Technical Advice

Choosing the right tyres

13 Apr 2010

Choosing the right tyres

It's probably the most important part of the vehicle but how many of us really know what to look out for when choosing the right tyre for our ride?

Text by Jason Carino | 43,730 views | Car Technical Advice