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When an unattended car leaves your battery dead.Ever wonder why your car is unable to start after left unused for merely a week or two? Car batteries like any of your regular phone battery loses it’s charge over time even when you don’t use it. Electricity is produced as electrons flow from the lead oxide anode to the metallic lead cathode, through a solution of sulfuric acid (Science, yo!). That reaction is ongoing, but at a slower rate, when the battery isn’t being used. That explains why batteries loses theirSEE DETAILS

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Ever wonder what are the necessary things to be kept in the car trunk or in the glove box compartment? In a standard configuration, every vehicle will be equipped with a basic toolkit  However, these items will not be sufficient. Here are five emergency items you might want to have in your car!1. FLASHLIGHT Emergency It’s dark and cold in the middle of nowhere. Flash away all your fears and those of the alternate universe. Boo….! The item Flashlight should be water and shock resistant. A good flashlight will provideSEE DETAILS

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As every parent know, kids are full of energy and have short attention span! If you’re always commuting with kids in your car, here are five ways to keep your kids happy and entertained.1. BALANCING GAMEBring a bag of pennies along for this game. All passengers – except the driver – try to balance as many coins as possible along their forearms before they fall off.2. GUESS THE DISTANCE Photo credit: www.flickr.com Now, every car has an odometer. Challenge your kids to guess the estimated distances. During the trip, ask themSEE DETAILS

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In Malaysia, the landscape of automotive assist is confusing, unreliable and lacks transparency. We’re heading into times where technology, if paired with great customer values, are able to solve these issues. These are a couple of problems drivers are facing in today’s auto-assist industry: – Overpaying for service – Unresponsive professionals – Complicated web of call-centres – Not sure if and when help will arrive – Not sure where your car is being towed to (and notorious releasing fee’s!) CARPUT is an extension from The Battery Shop, a company that offersSEE DETAILS

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Driving long distance or for a long period of time can be unpleasant, and sometimes it can be a real pain in the neck. If you’re taking a roadtrip, here are 5 tips to avoid the neck and back pain.1. It’s All About PostureThe ideal angle for your seat is 100 degrees which is just shy away from being straight. Your hands should be placed placed at 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock position on the steering wheel.2. Support Your NeckAdjust your headrest so that you can comfortably place your neck on it.SEE DETAILS

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Writing about Taiping is something that I enjoy a lot. I religiously promote Taiping when I’m talking about travel destinations. Taiping is the towns of “firsts”. The first museum in Malaysia. The first railway road. The first Anglican church. The first library. The first clock tower. The first lake gardens. The list goes on. It is, therefore, a MUST for me to give Taiping the honour to be the first amongst many posts to come in this series.4 THINGS TO DO IN TAIPING1. FOOD FOOD FOOD Don’t be deceived by the looksSEE DETAILS

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In this day and age, owning a car is almost a must for every KL-ite! While we wait for the day where we can move around without a car (ahem!), here are some tech companies that will ease your ownership of a car.1. WapCarIf you’re wondering who is the upcoming super star in the auto industry in Malaysia, then it must be WapCar. A one-stop automotive website trusted by nearly one million users. At WapCar, you can find anything you want about cars, such as car news, informative and practicalSEE DETAILS

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