Turn your Car into a Library

The internet is arriving in our dashes this year, and a Canadian! company is the one (and only) to use it to stream audiobooks into our cabins.  Available first in Jaguar Land Rover this April, with the other manufacturers lined up behind them.

Read it online at Autonet.

Favourite line:

The New York Times top 100 list is available, and includes The Hunger Games trilogy, 50 Shades of EyeRoll, American Sniper, and Gone Girl.

’50 Shades of EyeRoll’… come ON that I got that printed.

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Confirmed – You Still Have to Break-in a New Car

Mark Basili of Pfaff Tuning, the customization division of Pfaff Automotive, educates me on why.

Short answer – protect the piston rings for the first 1,500 – 3,000 kms by using a relaxed driving style, nothing too aggressive but also don’t baby it, giving it the occasional punch is good.

Read it online at Autonet.

Favourite line:

There are no fail safes in place. It all comes down to the human driving it – so make sure to protect the massive investment you just made.

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Try my Trick to Better Handle Bad Traffic

Here’s some horror stories about worse traffic jams that you may be stuck in.

Including the 100 km long traffic jam.

Read it online at Autonet.

If that fails, try my trick – last paragraph.

Favourite line:

The reason for many traffic jams is an accident.  So imagine how the injured person you’re inching toward, would give anything to trade places with you and instead be the one… stuck in traffic.

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