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What Does Kickdown Mean For Automatic Vehicles? MILTA Technology
Nov 30, 2020
What Does Kickdown Mean For Automatic Vehicles?

If you’ve been looking into automatic cars, and especially older models, you might have come across the term kickdown. You may even have come across older model cars with a kickdown switch. So, here’s everything you need to know about kickdown and how it has changed in modern vehicles. / What Is Kickdown? Kickdown is […]

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How The Automatic Gearbox Has Evolved MILTA Technology
Nov 24, 2020
How The Automatic Gearbox Has Evolved

Over the last forty years, the automatic gearbox has undergone a dramatic transformation. The changes, driven by the quest for higher fuel economy, have led to an almost unrecognisable gearbox. / Number of Gears To keep the transmission running in the most efficient part of its cycle required more than the three gears available at […]

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Best Ways To Find Out When Your MOT Is Due MILTA Technology
Nov 18, 2020
Best Ways To Find Out When Your MOT Is Due

Leaving your MOT to last-minute can be unduly stressful. If you accidentally let it run out, you can be in a tough spot until you get it done. Driving without an MOT can net you a £1,000 fine, points on your license and a driving ban. It will also invalidate your insurance. If you’re not […]

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The UK’s Most Stolen Car And How To Keep Your Vehicle Safe MILTA Technology
Nov 09, 2020
The UK’s Most Stolen Car And How To Keep Your Vehicle Safe

One every nine minutes. That’s how often a car was stolen in the UK in 2019. You might be wondering which types of vehicles are most likely to be stolen and if yours on the list. The top five most stolen cars are a fairly predictable list, with the most popular vehicles filling its ranks. […]

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Nov 06, 2020
What Is A Semi-Automatic Gearbox?

What Is A Semi-Automatic Gearbox? A semi-automatic gearbox contains features of both an automatic and a manual transmission. With a semi-automatic gearbox, you can drive in either fully automatic mode or manual mode. Offering the driver much more choice in how they choose to drive, but is this the right option for you?  n automatic […]

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Skoda Vision IN concept car
Oct 23, 2020
Top Car Trends For 2021: A Sneak Peek

Car design begins as much as ten years before production. So even though the world has gone a bit off the rails recently, a lot of the hard work behind the new models for 2021 has already happened. This is great news for any car buff who needs something to look forward to. So, what […]

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Automated Driving What Can We Expect
Oct 23, 2020
Automated Driving: What Can We Expect?

Driverless cars and automated driving continue to make the headlines, even if it seems like the technology seems too futuristic to comprehend. However, when it comes to automated driving, there are already changes to motoring laws in the works. These will begin to pave the way for driverless cars in the future.  The first of […]

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How Do You Fix Delayed Engagement In An Automatic Gearbox? MILTA Technology
Sep 25, 2020
How Do You Fix Delayed Engagement In An Automatic Gearbox?

Delayed engagement is, at best, an annoyance. It is usually only a symptom of a bigger problem. If left unattended, it will turn into a more serious, and more expensive problem. So, if you are experiencing delayed engagement, then it is wise to get it looked at sooner rather than later. Diagnosing The Cause To […]

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automatic gearbox closeup
Sep 16, 2020
Delayed Engagement In An Automatic Gearbox: What Causes It?

Delayed engagement is one of the most common problems for automatic transmissions. It can start as a minor inconvenience, but it can be the sign of a significant problem. Left untreated, delayed engagement and the issues that cause it can make your car inoperable. The more you try to drive it, the more extensive the […]

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Audi e-bike
Sep 08, 2020
What Will Britain’s Cycling Revolution Mean For Motorists?

What Will Britain’s Cycling Revolution Mean For Motorists? Since coming out of lockdown the number of commuters turning to bikes as an option as massively increased. The number of cyclists on the roads has increased by 146% of what they were pre-lockdown. Consequently, the government is seizing on this change in attitudes to make some […]

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