How your car can be hacked
16 Apr 2015

Why your keyless car is vulnerable to hacking

Keyless car entry is one of those convenience things that car makers got totally right. Unfortunately it’s also vulnerable to hacking.

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15 Apr 2015

Mitsubishi’s Super-Select 4X4 System Explained

How to use Mitsubishi’s Super Select 4X4 transmission system on Challenger, Pajero and Triton.

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15 Apr 2015

Automatic manuals – better than automatics AND manuals?

Do you love manual gearboxes but find them tedious around town? Well, maybe an automatic manual, or Dualogic gearbox might be more your cup of tea…

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How to change a flat tyre
14 Apr 2015

Tyre Tales 3: How to change a flat tyre

A flat tyre can happen at the most inconvenient time. Do you know how to change a flat tyre? Some of our readers didn’t…

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Holding a steering wheel
13 Apr 2015

How to steer a car – part 1

The most fundameNtal physical skill in driving is steering. Pity we’re not taught the right way to do it – Here’s how to steer a car (part 1).

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Always check your spare tyre
11 Apr 2015

Tyre Tales 2: Saved by spare tyres… or not!

The part of your car most likely to fail is the tyre because of a puncture. That’s when you’re glad you’ve got a spare tyre.

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old car tyres
07 Apr 2015

Tyre Tales (part 1): Tyres aren’t wine

Some things get better with age and some things, like car tyres definitely do not. See, tyres aren’t wine… Our first in a series of reader-based tyre stories and advice.

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A beginner's guide to the Nurburgring
07 Apr 2015

A beginner’s guide to the Nurburgring Nordschleife

There are already several million words written about the Nurburgring, and there’ll be millions more. Here’s our beginner’s guide to the Nurburgring.

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2015 BMW 225i Active Tourer review
03 Apr 2015

Should you buy a rear-drive, front-drive or all-wheel drive car?

Road cars have four wheels, of which at least two must be turned by the engine. So, should you buy a rear-drive, front drive or all-wheel drive car?

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How to brake properly
25 Mar 2015

How to brake properly – 14 tips

Sadly, most people don’t know how to brake properly. And that’s why we’ve come up with 14 tips to help you brake like a pro.

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What is active cruise control?
20 Mar 2015

Active Cruise Control explained

More and more cars are coming out with Active Cruise Control, but what is it and how does it work?

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How to change gears the right way - downshifting
17 Mar 2015

How to change gears the right way (part 2)

Last time we looked at how to change gears the right way, we covered the art of skip shifting. This time we’re on the way down, which is more difficult.

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How to change gears the right way
09 Mar 2015

How to change gears the right way (part 1)

Very few drivers really know how use their manual gearboxes, because they were incorrectly taught to start with. Here’s how to change gears the right way.

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How cars and bikes can share the road
06 Mar 2015

How cars and bikes can share the road

With more and more people getting onto bicycles, and more and more cars on the road trouble can occur. Here’s how cars and bikes can share the road.

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Should you modify your car engine?
19 Feb 2015

To tune your car engine, or not?

Our technical editor, Robert Pepper, is here to answer your questions about, well, anything mechanical and this week he talks about whether you should tune your car engine.

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