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Understanding tyre terminology

Your tyres provide the contact between your car and the road. clearly, they play an extremely important part not only in your car’s performance, but also in overall safety. Improper or worn out tyres, compromise the over- all traction the car has.this can have disastrous consequences. therefore, when looking for new tyres it is best to go to experts such ...

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The Volkswagen arteon – the people’s four-door coupe

Volkswagen first entered into the four-door coupe scene in Following Mercedes’ lead with its e-class-based cLS ‘four-door coupe,’ VW took the Passat saloon and, with a nip here and a tuck there, transformed it into a sleeker and more eye-catch- ing offering. eight years on and Volkswagen has decided to further transform its four-door coupe offer- ing to match the ...

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All-new Subaru Xv – tweaked and improved

Subaru sells the XV as a crossover, but it is really more like a car with SUV- like attributes. Similar in concept to Subaru’s outback wagon, the smaller XV hatchback features an elevated ride height, an off-road- ready suspension and rugged looks. the Subaru XV also comes with a four-cylinder “boxer” engine mated to an available continuously variable automatic transmission ...

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Ford Mustang – an icon redefined

The Ford Mustang is the long- est surviving of the afforda- ble breed of classic American muscle cars. Sold always in coupe and most times in converti- ble and 2+2 fastback forms as well since its 1964 introduction, the Ford Mustang is the only one of the original pony cars to enjoy an unin- terrupted production run. the latest Mustang, ...

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Avoiding trucks on the road

Carelessly  driven and parked lorries and  trailers  are  a regular feature on Kenyan roads. the   two  forms  of vehicle play a critical role in trans- porting items from one destination to another. the size of the large lor- ries and trucks more often than not intimidate  drivers of small vehicles. there is no need for panic. However, there are  certain ...

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Kicks gets second wards auto nomination for stylish interior

Nissan Kicks owners have new bragging rights, after this compact crossover was singled out the second time in a year for its impressive interior design and focus on driver and pas- senger comfort. WardsAuto – a media group that focuses on the automotive sector – recently picked the Nissan Kicks for its list of the ten cars with the best ...

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An effective census should inform strong economic policies

As a critical national exercise, the on-going census should provide imperative data needed to  formulate strong and long-lasting  economic policies. essentially,  information gathered and documented  from this exercise should enable us to come up with economic frameworks that  outlast the typical 5-year election cycle. Evidence-based  decision-making is a globally  recognized approach  in the efficient management  of a coun- try’s resources. ...

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SA’s finances are in bad shape and time is running out to fix them

South Africa’s public finances are in a perilous state. there are  four main reasons for this. First, economic  growth is low or non-existent. Second, tax revenue collection is  repeatedly below forecasts. third,  debt levels have risen rapidly and are now at their highest levels in the post-apart- heid era. Fourth, the  poor perfor- mance of state-owned enterprises is necessitating large-scale ...

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