The idea behind jumpstarting a car is to use a donor car’s battery to re-charge a flat battery via the use of jump leads…but if you own a post-2000 car you risk damaging your vehicle.
You rarely need this skill, but when you do need it, then you really need it… how to bump start a car.
Driving in the dark can fraught with danger but it’s sometime unavoidable. If your vehicle is equipped with the right gear you’ll be able to make it safely through the night.
While most car makers offer darkened privacy glass on new vehicles, owners of older vehicles often look to window tinting to cut the UV filtering into their car. We explore the latest Australian laws for window tinting and whether you should bother…
We’ve all heard about Apple CarPlay and Android Auto but MirrorLink also allows you to control your smartphone via your car’s infotainment screen. Indeed, it was the first in-car-phone-connectivity system.
If you’re going to use your four-wheel drive for off-road adventures, you’re going to need a reliable and abundant source of power for all your electrical gear. These days there are more electrical power options than ever before.
Run-flat tyres have been around since the 1980s but are only now becoming common as original equipment and even as retro-fit options but, just what is a run flat tyre?
Most Australians don’t know when to replace their car tyres or why tyre tread depth is so important. Here’s everything you need to know.
Driving on dirt roads is very different to driving on bitumen. Here’s what you need to know, from setting up your vehicle, tyre pressures, to handling corrugations and more.
The all-new Holden Commodore VXR has torque vectoring, all-wheel drive, a nine-speed auto and no rear differential…we explain how it all works and what makes the set up more clever than you think…
Overboost is becoming a common feature of turbocharged vehicles, providing turbocharged engines with an extra kick of power.
With winter about to hit Australia and many of the parts copping an early icy blast, we thought it timely to provide tips on how to drive in snow and ice.
Sooner or later all four-wheel drivers will inevitably encounter a water crossing. If you want to make a safe crossing, you’ll need to make sure your 4×4 is properly equipped for the task at hand.
Put some thought into packing gear into your 4×4 for the big trip and you’ll always know where your stuff is…
Beach driving with your 4×4 can be a lot of fun but it can also be dangerous if you don’t play by the rules.