Technology

Parking Fines, how to avoid them.

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The local councils have just got very clever these days, as they deploy as much technology as possible, form fixed cameras to moving cameras.
The local councils are banking on one thing.
Your time and money vs their time and money.
Many years ago local councils employed parking officers to be honest with courtesy.
Now quite the opposite where these wonderful strategies are used to catch you even if your not doing anything wrong.
I will speak from experience where we decided to deliver a ...

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Who is going to be the next generation car maker ?

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Who is going to be the next generation car maker ?

In my opinion, the future car makers will be the key stakeholders of realtime technologies, hopefully with an open mind to what is required and what is not.

So who will be the next generation car maker ?

I do believe the race has already started, but it might be one of those events behind closed doors.

In no particular order my opinion is that Google, Apple, Microsoft and intel, may become the ...

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The largest Air Bag recall in Australian history

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Faulty Air bags have found to have killed at least 12 people, this Recaell should be taken seriously.

The company that makes the Airbags has filed for bankruptcy, so I would not waste any time, to have your faulty Airbags changed over.

I do wonder about the role of an automotive engineer and or the R&D design team, when it comes to testing technology, and features that are to be installed into any new vehicle.

We see time and time again a global ...

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Buying A New Car in 2017

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Buying A New Car

From time to time I get invited to go along with someone to buy a new car. Why? Because some sales people have a special talent to apply pressure in order to get the sale.

Sales are important to the dealership, they keep the wheels running right…

So here is what I would do:

Research the car of your choice, and I mean research it like you’re going to sell this car yourself, get onto Mr Google and search all ...

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Working under cars only supported by a jack may cause severe injury or death

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Working under cars

People can be crushed to death or severely injured when working under a car that is only supported by a jack.

Over the past decade, at least 46 Australians have been crushed and killed when working under a vehicle.

On average, 160 injuries are associated with jacks each year. Injuries range from amputation to fractures and crush injuries.

Most of the deaths were men and involved the vehicle being lifted or supported in the wrong way. Home mechanics are most at ...

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