Everyone who owns a vehicle and drives knows exactly what a clutch is and how it works. You push the pedal, change the gear and release the clutch whilst simultaneously accelerating. Many people don't know that the principle is far more complicated and there is more to the clutch kit than just the clutch. Within [...]
As drivers, we know how the transmission works: we push the clutch in, change the gear and then continue driving normally. Manual transmission also teaches us how to perform clutch control without stalling or rolling on an incline. So how does an automatic car change gears? There are more parts in this system that makes [...]
The clutch might be another one of the most important mechanisms in your car. Maintenance and replacement is necessary especially if you drive on a daily basis and long distances. Wear is a common problem that is caused by constant clutch compression. This is a normal occurrence that happens when you drive but you need [...]
All drivers use this system but are they sure they know exactly what the clutch does? The clutch is a device found in the car that allows you to engage and disengage the engine from the driving shaft. An interesting fact about the clutch is that when it was first invented and engineered it was [...]
Many cars have a manual transmission. These vehicles have a clutch that disengages the gearbox from the engine and the gear stick. To change gears smoothly you need to have the basic knowledge of how the system works. What does it mean when the car is in neutral? This means that there are no gears [...]
The promoter is: Astro Brake whose registered office is at 628 Frank Road, Bardene, Boksburg. 2. The competition is open to residents of the South Africa aged 18 years or over except employees of Astro Brake and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition. 3. By entering [...]
The lab and the 4 × 4 challenge will be run in partnership with Sci-Bono, the Gauteng Department of Education and Sangari South Africa. Sangari MD Bez Sangari explains that the Sangari Life Sciences Lab provides an opportunity for learners from schools across Johannesburg to carry out experiments in a hands-on fashion, providing a more [...]
South Africa’s component makers and retail motor industry have reached a new three-year wage agreement with the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the Motor Industry Staff Association.
The survey is voluntary, with 17 vehicle brands participating, representing 77% of the new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles sold through retail channels in South Africa.