Winter is around the corner – is your car ready?

Winter is just around the corner and thankfully, South Africa boasts a warmer climate compared too many other countries. In the same way that we need to prepare for winter – swopping summer clothes for winter clothes, stocking up on warm woolly socks and delicious soup- so too do we need to care for our cars. Matrix has listed 4 tips that will ensure that your car is kept in tip-top condition during the next few winter months.

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‘Wristband’ keys and other car tech gadgets to look out for

Automotive technology is one of the most exciting industries to part of, especially as vehicle technology evolves at lightning speed. Driverless vehicles, hands-free parking and electric engines are already a reality in many parts of the world but there are many other clever innovations coming down the pipe in the automotive world in 2018.

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How to transport you beloved fur-babies

For many, their fur-babies are their children and the chances are, wherever they go, the beloved pooches must follow. This is especially true if you are going to be moving or travelling for a long period of time. Just like you would make sure that your car insurance is up to date; your car is road-worthy and everything is packed up as it should be; you need to know how to transport your pets so that all members of your family arrive at your destination safe and sound.

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Exhaust smoke emissions – your engine’s distress signal

The panic that sets in when you glance at your rear-view mirror and see a cloud of smoke coming from the back of your car, is something many of us have experienced before. The good news is that different types of exhaust emissions can mean different things, ranging from minor maintenance to something a lot more serious.

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Is your car road-trip ready for the holidays?

We want to make sure that your vehicle is road-trip ready for this festive season. To ensure the best possible experience on the road, we want to encourage all motorists to get your vehicle checked and have a plan of action in place before embarking on your journey.

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