A car should always be roadworthy. This means that it should always be in a good driving condition so that it is not a hazard or danger to other road users. There shouldn't be any parts that are loose which may fall off during the drive. This could be dangerous for the cars that are [...]
You might find yourself in a situation where you are in desperate need to change the brake pads on your car. A mechanic will follow this process for changing brake pads on a car. The car has to be completely cooled down before anything is done. Heat expands the metal alloys that the pads are [...]
Did you know that there are different types of brake pads you can install in your car? There are three materials that brake pads are made of and that each of them has their own benefits and flaws. Ceramic brake pads - The name says it all: they are mainly made of ceramic material and [...]
Like most necessary components that are installed in the car, the brake pads also need to be maintained often and checked during every service. Depending on how you drive also affects the life span of this specific component. People who drive in heavy traffic in the mornings and the afternoons are likely to have faulty [...]
Many people know Anti-Lock Brake Systems as ABS. This is a system that has been installed on most cars since the early 1920's that was developed for aircraft. Vehicles only experienced the first ABS in the 1960's. The purpose of them was to control the car easier around corners. It also has various electronics that [...]
The brakes are one of the most changed parts on your car. Why? They get changed so often because they are also used the most. Think about it. To slow down you use them, to stop at a traffic light or at intersection you use them again. You use them all the time while you're [...]
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.