Your car is made up of thousands of parts from the exterior to the interior and under the hood. It takes the right combination and size of parts to allow the mechanisms to function efficiently together. It goes without saying that all the parts on a car are important but there are certain parts that [...]
Whether it is during the holiday season or during the working season, it is always important to stay safe on the roads. During the holidays the roads become so congested because everyone is generally travelling to the same vacation destinations. Whilst during the working months most people work in the same metropolitan areas which lead [...]
There will come a time whilst you are driving that you will have problems with your brakes. You might not notice it immediately but once you start to hear the noises, know that there is something wrong. First thing's first. Slowly pull over to the side of the road as soon as you start to [...]
Brake Discs get used often during the driving process. Because we are constantly applying the brakes when we come to a stop it is necessary to get them checked often. Not all cars and vehicles have the ability to detect if there is damage on the brake disc. The only way to know when the [...]
All cars have brakes that have a standard way of working. You apply the pedal and the car will stop. But what is the application behind it that allows us to stop the car without destroying the drive shaft? The brake pedal is directly connected to the master cylinder that has brake fluid in it. [...]
Winter is a difficult season to drive in. There are so many factors that you have to think about including the snow or moisture on the road, the temperature of the road and the temperature your tyres can handle. The first thing to remember when driving in extremely cold temperatures is to drive as slowly [...]
The promoter is: Astro Brake whose registered office is at 628 Frank Road, Bardene, Boksburg. 2. The competition is open to residents of the South Africa aged 18 years or over except employees of Astro Brake and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition. 3. By entering [...]
The lab and the 4 × 4 challenge will be run in partnership with Sci-Bono, the Gauteng Department of Education and Sangari South Africa. Sangari MD Bez Sangari explains that the Sangari Life Sciences Lab provides an opportunity for learners from schools across Johannesburg to carry out experiments in a hands-on fashion, providing a more [...]
South Africa’s component makers and retail motor industry have reached a new three-year wage agreement with the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the Motor Industry Staff Association.
The survey is voluntary, with 17 vehicle brands participating, representing 77% of the new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles sold through retail channels in South Africa.