Dealers, invest in solutions you know customers want

Dealers, invest in solutions you know customers want

Dealers who neglect technology and digital retail tools could face repercussions in the years to come. As younger buyers age into the vehicle market, they will bring digital expectations with them. Dealers agree that customers want to work more of their deals online and spend less time in the F&I office, but according to a survey by Equifax, retailers aren't delivering. According to an online survey of 135 dealers nationwide, 87 percent of respondents said their customers would rather complete a deal online, but only 27 percent of retailers said they...
Tyre test 2019: results by category | Tyre reviews: best car tyres 2019

Tyre test 2019: results by category | Tyre reviews: best car tyres 2019

 It’s been some time since we ventured beyond saloon and hatchback sizes for our tyre test, and the switch to SUV tyres has certainly shaken up the usual competitive order. We’ve also seen characteristics that we expect from certain brands fail to materialise. At the bottom of the table, Michelin’s ‘good-on-fuel, less-good-in-wet’ result was a surprise because its recent tyres have been much more balanced. Sharing last place is Cooper, although it is showing its age, particularly on fuel economy. Hankook did its usual solid job, while Continental did not: there’ll...
Too foggy to drive today? Autokartz brings you a quick guide on how to defog your Car Windows.

Too foggy to drive today? Autokartz brings you a quick guide on how to...

We’ve all once faced it. You’re driving along, probably through some sort of extreme of weather and then — bang — out of nowhere, your windows start to fog up from changes in temperatures and moistness levels and you can no longer see. While foggy car windows are not the conclusion of the world, it creates a dangerous situation and can completely inhibit your exterior visibility while driving. There are numerous reasons as to why car windows and windshields might fog up and again, it’s all dependent on the weather conditions.
See a scratch on your car? Autokartz is at your rescue. Learn how to fix a car paint scratch.

See a scratch on your car? Autokartz is at your rescue. Learn how to...

Scratches, chips and other inadequacies are just about unavoidable, but a careful repair job can be almost totally invisible. Here's how to fix a paint scratch on your prized car, in a step by step. Options for paint repair range from simple tinted waxes and As-Seen-On-TV wonder pens to multistage treatments matched to your car's exact color. As someone who's capable with a wrench. It costs a few bucks depending on which supplies you need, compared to a professional all-over repainting. This assembly of aerosol cans and sandpaper is as close as...
Best pressure washers 2019 | Auto Express

Best pressure washers 2019 | Auto Express

There’s nothing like a pressure washer to take the strain out of car cleaning, but even if you own one, a stream of new models can tempt you to upgrade. Makers aren’t just chasing higher outputs, but also safety; too much power can damage a car. Kärcher has its own pressure monitoring and guide system, and rivals are offering more compact units, hoping to draw buyers with limited storage. So which of the class of 2019 should you buy to make cleaning easy? We tried 10 of them to decide...
Automobile lighting systems: Car Lights and Their Functions Debunked

Automobile lighting systems: Car Lights and Their Functions

Your vehicle has multiple lights and that too of various kinds. Some have bulbs which are small in size but more in number while others have one huge powerful bulb. The lighting system of your car is highly differentiated with specific applications so that you can easily communicate with other vehicle drivers on the road efficiently. The following are the diierent lights found on your car:- Headlights These lights allow you to see in the dark while driving. The light is thrown...
Anti-lock Breaking System: Technology That Saves Lives

Anti-lock Braking System: Technology That Saves Lives

ABS or the anti-lock braking system is a safety mechanism installed in cars which prevents the wheels of a fast moving car from locking upon a sudden application of the brakes. Traditional car braking system Cars with regular brakes lock the wheels from rotating when the brakers are applied. In case of an emergency, a fast moving car skids or slips even after the brakes are used due to the car’s inertia...
How Timely Filter Change Filters Away Costly Maintenance From Your Life

How Timely Filter Change Filters Away Costly Maintenance From Your Life

Filtration of impurities from the air or water we consume is a relevant health concern for us now-a-days as we all take some basic measures to make sure we get pure air and water. We however, often forget to do the same for our beloved motor-mates. Learn why filters are needed in your car and how they can enhance the beauty, output and durability of your car. Our cars require clean and purified air and oil to function efficiently and...
Turbo 101: How the Turbo Boosts Your Engine

Turbo 101: How the Turbo Boosts Your Engine

The word turbo is used as a synonym for speed and power and is used as an adjective to describe anything that has an extra efficiency, but have you ever wondered what exactly a turbo does to your engine? BIG BAD CYLINDER your car's engine sucks in fuel and air into a cylinder and sparks them up to make a mini explosion which generates energy that ultimately moves your car forward.                                                          BUT
Hard-to-believe tricks for your car comfort that you should definitely try out!

Hard-to-believe tricks for your car comfort that you should definitely try out!

Your loyal ride has taken you on a lot of trips, now it’s time to have a look on these smart hacks that will enhance your travelling experience. How frequent: whenever you feel like. Prerequisites: Toothpaste Clear Nail PolishPlunger ConditionerCoffee filterTennis ball Vinegar-water mixture.Sanitizer Shoelaces Duration: 15 - 30 minutes DIY Tricks: Using toothpaste to shine your headlights. This amazing household essential is very effective...