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Categories of Automobile Mechanics

There is a diverse range of mechanic jobs available that caters to various interests and expertise. Mechanics operate in different professional settings, such as repair shops, construction companies, and vehicle lots. Their responsibilities include examining vehicles, conducting diagnostic tests, performing mechanical and electrical repairs. We’ll explore various mechanic types and …

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How a Vehicle’s Engine Functions

A vehicle’s engine is a complex piece of machinery designed to convert fuel into mechanical energy to propel the vehicle. The most common type of automotive engine is the internal combustion engine. Here’s an overview of how it works: The 3 Main Parts:  In broad terms, the engine can be …

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How Vehicle Transmission Systems Work

There are two basic types of vehicle transmissions namely; manual, and automatic transmission. However, the year 2003 via a PS2 video game – Need For Speed (Hot Pursuit II), was my first rendezvous with vehicle transmission other than the conventional “manual”, and “automatic” transmission – to which the latter was …

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Vehicle Tracking: A Basic Guide

In today’s current climate, “Tracking cum Monitoring” is definitely one of the industries gaining significant prominence as the years roll on by and technology inevitably advances greatly. And due to its numerous applications which we’ll get into, it is highly sort after by governments, corporations (big and small), and private …

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Driving With A Baby On-Board: Basic Safety Tips

When you have precious cargo in your vehicle, you want to make sure you’re taking steps to keep everyone as safe as possible. Unfortunately, that’s not always as easy as it sounds. As a new parent, you may feel overwhelmed with all the information that comes your way. To stay …

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Sign Languages and Signals For Road Users

Driving in any part of the world is often a unique experience and Nigeria is no different. From the “unwritten” laws of navigating city traffic (Lagos especially) to the dos and don’ts of highway driving (especially inter-state), there are certain scenarios where you should not only for follow set-rules but …

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Vehicle Importation: Major Countries Nigerians Patronise

Nigeria imports cars from a variety of countries all around the world. Some of the major countries from which we import include: 1. United States of America Nigeria imports a significant number of used cars annually from the United States of America. The U.S. provides a diverse range of vehicles, including popular …

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Smart Cars; Reality or Fiction?

So what is a Smart Car?  Also known as intelligent cars, smart cars are vehicles that are equipped with system-driven forms of artificial intelligence. The underlying concept of the smart car is to free the driver from many of the mundane tasks associated with driving, making the act of driving …

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RPM: Meaning and Its Importance In Automobiles

What is the meaning of “RPM”?  The acronym “RPM” stands for “Revolutions Per Minute” and it is a measurement of a machine’s operational speed at any given point in time. The vehicle’s engine rotates when the speed changes, which is also based on the extent at which the car is …

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Common Causes of Hard-Starting In a Car

Most people who own a car or drive one regularly must have at some point experienced difficulty starting the vehicle. Fortunately, you can get an idea as to why starting up a vehicle is “hard” and or not starting at all simply based off how the car reacts when you …

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