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Funny how a simple thing as learning to drive is considered one of the biggest milestones in life when you’re young. Do you remember the exhilaration you felt when you were able to parallel-park your car for the first time? What about the time you finally got your driver’s license? …

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While shopping for a new car, you’ve probably come across the term ‘electronic stability control‘ and wondered what it’s for. To avoid confusion and to ensure you know what you’re buying, Carmudi provides you with key pieces of information about this extremely helpful safety feature. What is electronic stability control? …

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Different cars have different types of suspensions, and you’re probably aware of some of them. But in your car shopping, have you come across the term ‘MacPherson Strut?’ A strut is a type of car suspension system, but what’s peculiar about the MacPherson type is why many carmakers make it …

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Your car’s electrical system is vital to its optimal operation. Without it, your car won’t start, and you won’t feel comfortable in your car, since all the creature comforts (air conditioner, infotainment, charging systems, etc.) rely on it. Not to mention, your safety systems need it, too. Needless to say, …

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If you’ve ever seen the phrase ‘lane departure warning,’ ‘lane keep assist,’ or ‘lane centering assist’ in your car shopping efforts, you probably asked yourself what it actually does. Wonder no more, because CARMUDI is here to enlighten you on this nifty safety technology. Learn more about it below. What …

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Subaru Levorg GT-S 2.0

If there’s one thing that truly innovative technologies have in common, it’s that they tend to make the leap from their niche industry to a wider market. Such has been the case for Bluetooth technology. Originally conceived for mobile devices, it can now be found in every major end-use market …

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Honda Civic Type R

After ten generations, the Honda Civic has managed to remain one of the most popular cars in the market. Over the years, Honda’s flagship four-door has consistently delivered the perfect balance of modern style, fuel-efficient performance, and cutting-edge automotive technology into one reliable, affordable and feature-rich package. It’s worth noting …

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Having your car break down in the middle of the road can be a huge hassle, not to mention terrifying. Getting stuck in the middle of the road is a hazard for every vehicle, and so it pays to know what you can do to avoid them. Here are the …

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The engine control unit (ECU) is a built-in computer that manages a wide range of systems and functions in your vehicle. Based on the information it receives from sensors, chips, and components within the vehicle, the ECU is able to ensure that your car performs with optimal power, efficiency and …

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Whenever you put on your seatbelt, have you noticed how it tightens when you pull the strap too fast, then works fine when you pull on it normally? That’s your seatbelt pretensioner functioning. Your seatbelt pretensioner is arguably the most important safety component in your vehicle in the event of …

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When Walter Owen Bentley–the man behind the Bentley marque–left the Royal Air Force in 1919, he immediately started work on three cars to kick start his car venture. As he was building his first cars, Autocar (yes, the magazine is THAT old) got wind of his plans and posted this …

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Volkswagen is scheduled to finally stop producing its beloved Volkswagen Beetle in July this year. As the dreaded day approaches, we take a look back at the famed Lovebug‘s history and remember what made it so special. The Nazi connection The Beetle was conceived from the 1931 Porsche Type 12 …

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When a car hits a bump in the road, the impact shoves the wheel up. In a rigid car with no suspension system to speak of, this means the force of the impact transmits directly to the driver, which can be extremely jarring. Not only that, the impact can also …

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It may be hard to imagine today, but ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’ was the biggest deal of its day. Released in 1991, the movie made an instant star out of child actor Edward Furlong and solidified Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s foothold as an action film legend. But three inferior follow-ups later, and …

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For over 60 years, the Porsche Speedster has served as the apex of driving dynamics. The German sports car maker gave itself the best 70th birthday gift it could possibly get with the unveiling of the 911 Speedster last year. With just 1,948 units produced, the limited-edition car makes 502 …

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