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What is: Oversteer

Following up on our What Is: Understeer from last week, today we visit the opposite end of the spectrum – oversteer. Oversteer can be a...

What is: Understeer

Majority of the cars on the road are front-wheel drive (FWD) for good reason. It’s cheaper to make, more compact in design and at...

What is: Run Flat Tyres (RFT)

Tyre change is always a headache regardless if you’re in a compact budget hatchback or a full-sized luxury SUV. It costs a substantial amount...

What is: Turbocharged Engines

For the enthusiasts, it’s a euphoric drug that brings them (and their car) to another dimension. For manufacturers, it’s a “get out jail free...

What is: Directional tyres

These days we're spoilt for choice when it comes to tyre selection from a range of different brands and prices, performance levels and applications....

What is: Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)

Like the ABS and ESC automotive acronyms, Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) is another commonly found in new car brochures as more and more...

What is: Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

Every Malaysian's perception on car safety have come a long way. These days, a car with merely dual airbags, ABS and Brake Assist just...

What is: Hydroplaning or Aquaplaning

With safety features such as Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) and Brake Assist (BA) equipped on your daily driver, it would be careless to think...

What is: Brake Assist (BA)

Among today's comprehensive suite of safety features, Brake Assist (BA) is often spoken of in tandem with the Anti-lock Braking system (ABS). As we've...

What is: Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

Possibly the most common term in the Safety Features column of any new car's brochure, ABS in essence prevents your wheel from locking-up in...

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