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  1. Accept the Potenza S007A mission James Bond never settled for anything but the best. Throughout every Bond film ever made, 007 had it all: the most iconic cars, the most beautiful women and of course the coolest gadgets from Q-branch. Bridgestone’s own top-secret assignment, the Potenza S007A, has now been de-classified and is available to the every-day James Bond as the ideal tyre for high performance cars such as Aston Martins, BMW M3, AMGs and Lexus sports models to name a few. While your car might lack the ejector seats, smoke screens and heat-seeking missiles that Bond has, the Potenza S007A has been developed to enhance responsiveness, stability, grip and cornering to give you the edge over any international villains you may have uncovered. The new Potenza S007A is available in 42 sizes to cater to sports cars and is also suited to staggered fitment. View the features and benefits of the new Potenza S007A or find out more from your local Bridgestone store. LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  2. Save more on four

    Save more on four When you buy 3 tyres, you’ll get the 4th for $10!* Get 4 Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus car tyres from $385. Based on RRP of 205/65R15 Get 4 Supercat car tyres from $217. Based on RRP of 175/70R13 82H Get 4 Supercat SUV tyres from $337. Based on RRP of 205/70R15 Get 4 Supercat light van tyres from $280. Based on RRP of 185R14C Promotion is valid from 01/07/2018 to 31/07/2018. Click here for more information about Bridgestone’s current offers. *The 4th tyre for $10 offer is valid on purchase of four Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus tyres, four Firestone car, SUV or light van tyres, or four Supercat tyres. ^The $100 cash back offer is valid on purchase of four Bridgestone Dueler or Bridgestone Alenza tyres. Discount to be given off invoice and is not redeemable for cash. Both offers apply on purchases made in one transaction between 01/07/2018 and 31/07/2018 and are redeemable in store. Offers exclude government, fleet and wholesale purchases. Not available with any other offer and available while stocks last. +Available on Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus tyres, only at Bridgestone stores. Full terms and conditions here. LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  3. Do you spend more than 2 hours behind the wheel per day? Are you one of the many people who spend more than two hours behind the wheel as part of your daily ritual? While it’s true to say that most people don’t love sitting in traffic, many don’t ever think about whether they could be spending all that time in the car differently? Interestingly, a recent study published by the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre and the University of Leicester* revealed that driving for two hours or more a day can actually put our IQ in reverse. The surprising research recruited more than half a million British drivers aged 37-73 over five years, and found that 93,000 of those included in the study typically had lower brainpower. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t keep your brain ticking along while you’re sitting in your car. In fact, there are plenty of things that you can do while sitting in the driver’s seat to keep you entertained and stimulated. Keep your spark If you do drive long hours daily, there are a few things that you can do to make the most out of that time on the road. 1. Put the hours to good use Spending hours on the road can take a big chunk out of your day, but that doesn’t have to mean that your mind sits idle while car idles. Make the most of those hours while keeping your mind sharp by: Listening to podcasts Catching up on a new audio book Learning that language you’ve always wanted to learn 2. Calm driving stress Driving can be a stressful exercise, if we let it. However, you can also choose to make your car a zen zone by: Appreciating the time to yourself Listening to relaxing music Turning off your mobile Taking deep breaths at stop lights Adding natural scents like peppermint or lemon Looking for the beauty around you 3. Sit up Sitting in your car for hours can place stress on the neck, back muscles and spine. But you can easily tackle this by ensuring you're sitting in the correct position, just keep your: Pelvis at the same height as knees Elbows and Knees slightly bent Shoulders against the backrest Bottom tucked into the back of the seat Hands at the 9 and 3 position Keep yourself upright and try not to slouch. Also, if you need extra lumber support, roll-up a towel and tuck it behind your lower back. When stationery at lights, do some simple neck exercises by turning your head slightly back and forth and left and right. 4. Stay hydrated To keep your mind sharp, make sure you stay well hydrated on long drives. Always bring a bottle of water with you. Your car will need extra TLC too It’s important to remember that you’re not the only one doing the heavy-lifting on the road, your car suffers from fatigue too. Here are some general tips to keep your car on the road for longer: Up the routine maintenance Your vehicle service manual will have the ideal maintenance schedule. However, it's not a bad idea to see your mechanic for check-ups in-between to help avoid any unseen costly repairs. Brakes, alternators, fan belts and starter motors in newer cars are just a few big-ticket items that feel the wear of more driving. Check car battery A faulty battery is the number one cause of cars not starting. Check the connections are tight, terminals are clean from corrosion, water levels are topped up and that it's sufficiently charged. There are a couple of ways you can check your battery strength between services. The first is to look at your dash or display; newer cars will tell you if your battery level is low. The second is to idle your car and turn on your headlights, then start the engine and see if they get brighter; if they do, your battery is running low on power. Regularly check oil and coolant levels Low fluid levels such as engine oil, transmission oil and radiator coolant are simple to check. Depending on the age of your vehicle, it's not a bad idea check levels at least once a month. Check your fan belt A snapped fan belt can seize-up your engine and do major damage. Most guides recommend you check your fan belt every six months with service. However, you may want to do it more regularly with more driving. Listen for any squealing sounds coming from the engine, feel for looseness in the belt and look for cracks, fraying, splits or brittle surfaces. Check tyres You can simply check the tread depth of your tyres by looking at the tread wear indicator bars moulded into the tyre tread. These are found at the bottom of the tread grooves around the tyre. When the tyre is worn to the point where any of the bars become equal with the adjacent tread, your tyre may be deemed unroadworthy. Or, use our simple 20 cent coin test to check on your tyres’ tread. Learn this easy life hack here with just a 20 cent coin. Check for any significant cracking in the tread grooves or sidewall or bulging of the tread face or sidewall. If you've got a spare wheel make sure it's got plenty of tread and it's inflated ready for use. Also, make sure the jack is in good condition and easily accessible, along with any wheel removal tools. If there’s any question about the roadworthiness of your tyres or if your car needs a service, please consult an expert at your local Bridgestone Tyre Store. Check tyre pressure Your tyre pressure is essential to keeping you safe. Too much or too little air in your tyres will cause uneven or excessive wear over time. It’s not a bad idea to check every four weeks. Look inside the driver’s door or inside the petrol cap for your vehicle manufacturer’s recommended tyre pressure. It’s easy to lose sight of the truth that tyres are one of the most critical safety features of your car and provide safer motoring for you and your family. See why safety is at the heart of everything we do here. Do you drive more than two hours daily? Share your tips in the comments below or join the conversation on Facebook. LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  4. Tyres: your car’s sneakers We've all had a pair of reliable shoes that lasted well beyond their years. Eventually though, they lose their grip, become slippery, the rubber wears through under your heels or you wear a hole in the toe-end. In many ways, our tyres are like the sneakers our cars get around in. They too wear down, lose grip, grow uncomfortable and might even become dangerous in the wet. But holding off on buying new shoes for your car until you’ve squeezed every last kilometre out of them isn’t always the best plan. Splashing out on new sneakers Every now and then a new sneaker will be released that sends people lining up around the block with people keen to get their hands on the very first pairs. We’re not saying that buying a new set of tyres is quite this exciting, but they do play a big role in the safety of your car. Buying a new set of tyres can be a costly exercise depending on the car you drive, but you’re receiving very good value over the tens of thousands of kilometres you’ll travel on them. Today’s tyres offer longer life, significantly improved safety, and more impressive performance than we’ve ever come to expect from rubber tyres of the past. When to switch out your car’s shoes OK, analogies aside. There's no hard-and-fast rule to determine how long tyres last. Generally speaking, you should have your tyres inspected five years from the date of manufacture, regardless of tread depth. This is because the rubber compound and oils in tyres deteriorate over time and can affect tyre performance. Also, tyres should be replaced if you've clocked up a lot of kilometres and your tyre tread is wearing down. When your tyre tread depth reaches just 3mm your wet grip is dramatically reduced, and your braking distance is affected. Look for signs of significant cracking in the tread grooves or sidewall or bulging of the tread face or sidewall. These are sure signs your tyres have reached the end of their life. Factors that take a toll on tyres How your tyres wear depends on a combination of many things including driving style, tyre manufacturing materials and design: a high performance tyre may wear faster than a tyre designed for comfort. Driving habits are a major factor in tyre life. Constant hard braking, fast cornering and rapid acceleration are quick ways to wear tyres. Impact with kerbs can damage the tyre sidewall and lack of tyre maintenance can also see tyres wear prematurely. Factors such as extreme heat, rough or unsealed roads and potholes all contribute to tyre damage and replacement. If there’s any question about the roadworthiness of your tyres, please consult an expert at your local Bridgestone Tyre Store. Maintenance makes a difference Some simple tyre maintenance will help get longevity out of your tyres and could save you trouble further down the line. Driving on neglected tyres could lead to problems with your braking, handling and fuel efficiency. Here’s how you check the condition of your tyres: Check tyre appearance Inspect each of the tyres and make sure there aren’t any cuts, tears or bulges on any of them, or that there’s no significant cracking of the rubber in the tread grooves. Check tyre tread depth You can simply check the tread depth of your tyres by looking at the tread wear indicator bars moulded into the tyre tread. These are found at the bottom of the tread grooves around the tyre. When the tyre is worn to the point where any of the bars become equal with the adjacent tread, your tyre may be deemed unroadworthy. Or, use our simple 20 cent coin test to check on your tyres’ tread. Learn this easy life hack with just a 20 cent coin. Check tyre pressure Your tyre pressure is essential to keeping you safe. Too much or too little air in your tyres will cause uneven or excessive wear over time. It’s a good idea to check every four weeks. Look inside the driver’s door, glove box cover or near the petrol cap for your vehicle manufacturer’s recommended tyre pressure. Tyre rotation for even wear Different vehicles wear tyres at different rates. For example, a front-wheel drive car will wear tyres very differently to a rear-wheel drive. One of the best ways you can look after your tyres is by rotating them regularly, about every 5000km even if there is no sign of uneven wear. It’s all about safety It’s easy to lose sight of the simple truth that tyres are one of the most critical safety features of your car and provide safer motoring for you and your family. See why safety is at the heart of everything we do. When did you last check on your “sneakers”, is it time to change yours? Do you have your own trick for knowing when it’s time to replace them? Let us know in the comments below, or join the conversation on Facebook. LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  5. Buy 3 tyres and get the 4th FREE*

    Buy 3 tyres and get the 4th FREE* Available on Bridgestone Ecopia or Firestone car, SUV or light van tyres. Bridgestone Ecopia A fuel saving tyre solution. Get 4 Bridgestone Ecopia car tyres from $246. Based on RRP of 175/70R13 82H Get 4 Bridgestone Ecopia SUV tyres from $507. Based on RRP of 205/70R15 96H Always Dependable Get 4 Firestone car tyres from $267. Based on RRP of 175/65R14 82H Get 4 Firestone SUV tyres from $477. Based on RRP of 215/65R16 98H Get 4 Firestone light van tyres from $285. Based on RRP of 185R14C 100/102Q Click here for more information about Bridgestone’s current offers. * *The 4th tyre free offer is valid on purchase of four Ecopia or Firestone tyres in one transaction. All offers valid between 01/06/2018 and 30/06/2018 and are redeemable in store. Offers exclude government, fleet and wholesale purchases and all other tyres manufactured or distributed by Bridgestone. Not available with any other offer and while stocks last. Full terms and conditions here. LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  6. Get $100 cash back^ When you buy 4 Bridgestone Dueler 4WD or Alenza tyres. Promotion is valid from 1/06/2018 to 30/06/2018. Get 4 Bridgestone Dueler tyres from $600. Based on RRP of 205/70R15LT 106S Get 4 Bridgestone Alenza tyres from $776. Based on RRP of 215/65R16 98H Click here for more information about Bridgestone’s current offers. Get the full terms and conditions here LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  7. One Skill to Improve Your Driving

    The one skill you should practice that will significantly improve your driving. One of the most important driving skills for any driver is to be aware, and it’s scary just how many drivers aren't. Whether you want to be a faster driver or a safer driver, being aware means that you’re better prepared to anticipate what will happen next and ready to tackle it. Being aware when driving involves a few different habits that should be practised all the time. The ingredients to being aware can be summed up with the acronym AGKLM, commonly referred to at driving school as All Good Kids Like Milk, and it goes like this: Aim high when steering. You’re never going to drive fast if you don’t look farther than a few metres in front of the bonnet. It’s important to look ahead and be constantly judging upcoming conditions. As you practise this, you’ll find steering input becomes smoother and braking less hard. This is a skill that will always help too, not just when in traffic or tackling an intense mountain pass. Get the big picture. Create a mental image of where you are in relation to everything around you. Did a sign say the road is about to narrow around the corner and the sun could be in my eyes? Where’s the car I saw in my mirror that could be in my blind spot? Keeping track of other road users and changing conditions in relation to you is an important factor in avoiding accidents and becoming a better driver. Keep moving your eyes. Amazingly, many road users don’t properly correct the mirrors, let alone use them. Make sure you do both and this will feed information into creating a bigger picture of what’s happening around you. Leave an out. Aggressive drivers don’t leave an out so if something does go wrong an accident is almost inevitable - it’s better to leave enough space in front of the car so you can react in time and know what’s around you. This also means when enjoying the capabilities of your car that there’s a margin for error, and that a little understeer or oversteer won’t put you into the opposite lane or a tree. Make yourself visible. Even a road user who is aware might not see you if you sit in their blind spot. Make sure other road users can see you and that you provide proper indication when moving lanes and turning. It’s a pretty simple set of skills that should be taught to all drivers. But even for competent drivers who want to be fast, this most basic skill is the pathway to smoother steering, acceleration, braking, and to being more confident - ingredients to being quick without sacrificing safety. Make yourself visible. Even a road user who is aware might not see you if you sit in their blind spot. Make sure other road users can see you and that you provide proper indication when moving lanes and turning. Have you got a thought on safe driving, or maybe your own tips to share? Let us know in the comments below, or over on our Facebook. LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  8. Buy 3 tyres and get the 4th FREE* Available on Firestone or Supercat car, SUV or light van tyres. Get 4 Firestone car tyres from $267. Based on RRP of 175/65R14 82H Get 4 Firestone SUV tyres from $477. Based on RRP of 215/65R16 98H Get 4 Firestone light van tyres from $285. Based on RRP of 185R14C 100/102Q Get 4 Supercat car tyres from $207. Based on RRP of 175/70R13 82H Get 4 Supercat SUV tyres from $327. Based on RRP of 205/70R15 96H Get 4 Supercat light van tyres from $270. Based on RRP of 185R14C 100/102Q Get up to $150 cash back^ Available on Bridgestone Potenza tyres for your car. Get 4 Bridgestone Potenza tyres from $480. Based on RRP of 195/60R15 88V Get $100 cash back# Available on Bridgestone Dueler and Alenza tyres for your 4WD or SUV. Get 4 Bridgestone Dueler tyres from $600. Based on RRP of 205/70R15LT 106S Get 4 Bridgestone Alenza tyres from $776. Based on RRP of 215/65R16 98H Click here for more information about Bridgestone’s current offers. Get the full terms and conditions here LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  9. Getting 4WD Tyre Pressure Right

    I’ve long said that the single best value for money modification you can make to your 4WD that will get you further off-road than anything else, hands down, is tyre pressures. Adjusting air pressure in your tyres can cost you nothing, yet it is the single best thing you can do to your rig across the board to increase performance. Adjusting your tyre pressures increases or decreases your tyres footprint or surface area in contact with the ground. This offers lesser or greater resistance (grip) and alters your tyres reaction to the terrain over which you’re travelling. Starting with the blacktop, I would hazard a guess that I keep an eye on my road pressures at the very least once a month but probably more frequently. A few years back I found on my GU that by increasing my road pressures well above what I had been running them at, I was able to save a litre of diesel per 100kms travelled. Just by getting my on-road pressures correct. It’s like I’m making money now as a result! As soon as I leave the black top and venture on to any other style of terrain for a prolonged distance, I’m instantly thinking pressures. From black top it’s very common to hit high speed gravel (my second favourite terrain to beach driving by the way) and to rack up some big distances on said terrain. Road pressures suck on gravel; it’s uncomfortable for you and your passengers and contributes towards the creation of corrugations. Dropping your pressures, as well as your speed, smooths out the ride, makes it safer. High pressures and gravel combined with speed equals a lack of grip…. hold on! As a very general rule of thumb, for high speed gravel I’ll drop my tyres to around 28PSI. I mentioned corrugations and on some lengths of track they can be utterly diabolical. Head out towards Steep Point, the most westerly point on mainland Australia and you’ll see what I mean. These tracks still allow you to travel with speed but high pressures will just about rattle your rig to pieces. In these conditions Ill drop my pressures into the low 20 PSI range and then adjust my speed to find a comfortable maximum. Next up let’s think about low range conditions, steeps, rocks, ruts, mud and anything else that causes you to engage the stubby lever. It’s in these conditions that traction is key. Low pressures increase the ground surface area that your tyres are in contact with. More contact area, greater possible traction. Also, lower pressures enable your tyres to mould around obstacles, again improving contact, reducing the risk of tyre damage and increasing traction. My go-to starting point for anything low range is 18 PSI. Then we have sand; perhaps the most critical location for correct tyre pressures. As a rule of thumb, as soon as I hit a beach, I drop my tyres to 15 PSI. I then perform a very quick test to see if I’m in the ball park; simply build speed then disengage your gears, stop accelerating and let your 4WD coast to a stop. If your pressure is correct your vehicle will come to a slow and gradual stop. If your pressures are too high, you will stop suddenly as the tyres dig in. This is a fantastic rule to work by and I urge you to give it a crack. Remember the lower your pressures, the slower you must drive and avoid sharp turns as you run the risk of busting a tyre bead, which is a real pain in the backside. Learn to master this art and I assure you, any terrain will be looked upon differently; you’ll drive more efficiently, in more comfort, with greater traction and further, simply thanks to the best value modification you can make, tyre pressures. By Graham Cahill LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  10. Check out the video above to see how the BMW 635i fared at Sydney Motorsport Park, with the new RE-71Rs. For more information on the Potenza RE-71R, click HERE. Follow us on social media: Bridgestone Australia Facebook Bridgestone Australia Website Bridgestone Australia YouTube
  11. Buy 3 and get the 4th tyre FREE*. Available on Bridgestone Ecopia, Turanza Serenity Plus or Potenza tyres. A fuel saving tyre solution Engineered for Performance Superior safety and comfort. Promotion is valid from 01/04/2018 to 30/04/2018. Click here for more information about Bridgestone’s current offers. Get the full terms and conditions here LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  12. 5 Game-Changing Vehicle Technologies

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  13. The Golden Era of Turbocharging

    The turbocharger was once a little-known technology reserved for performance cars and high-end stuff, but now it’s mainstream and is expected on most new cars. The push for turbocharged engines is simply a result of tightening emissions targets that can’t be achieved with fuel-hungry, normally aspirated engines. In a nutshell, a turbocharger is a turbine that spins when exhaust gases pass it, causing its other side to spin and compress incoming air. The compressed air contains more oxygen thus detonating better in the engine, providing more power. Once the compressed air enters the engine, the computer sends more fuel than normal to help it detonate, so more power is generated, but if the engine is not revving hard - or there’s not much throttle input - the engine only uses as much fuel as it would when normally aspirated. The result is as much power as a bigger engine when you want it, but with the efficiency of a smaller engine when you don’t. Traditionally, the secret to gaining more power was to have a bigger engine. And it’s true, to an extent. But the efficiency of modern turbochargers, combined with direct fuel injection, means that small engines can now punch above their weight when it comes to power. And even better, it’s able to maintain the fuel economy expected of the smaller engine size. More manufacturers are now adding turbocharged engines to their line-ups – even larger vehicles such as SUVs – which are increasingly featuring small, four-cylinder turbocharged engines as the main power plant. The introduction of powerful, reliable turbocharged engines that are smaller in size are having such an impact that traditional naming convention is going out the window. BMW’s 330i, which was once a 3-series with a 3.0-litre six-cylinder engine, is now a 3-series with a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder, for example. Up the pointy end of the spectrum, we’re also seeing a departure of normal aspirated engines from supercars, replaced with smaller, lighter and more powerful turbocharged variants. Eventually, as emissions targets tighten even more, we’ll see manufacturers combining smaller turbocharged engines with electric hybrid technology, all in a bid to lower pollution but provide similar levels of power provided by the traditional internal combustion engine Are you team turbo, or do you only have time for big, grunty engines? Post a comment below or over on Bridgestone Australia’s Facebook. LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/Bridgestone
  14. 5 Game-Changing Vehicle Technologies

    It’s easy to forget just how much the car you drive has changed over time. While most of your car’s technology has been widely introduced with safety in mind, much of the tech also has its origins on the race track. Here are 5 of the most game-changing technologies to ever be introduced to your car. 1. Forced Induction Forced induction is the compression of intake air resulting in more oxygen entering each cylinder, generating more power. Both turbochargers and superchargers can do this, but a turbocharger is the common choice today. Early examples of turbocharged engines didn’t produce much boost pressure when in the low rev range and suffered from ‘turbo lag’, however, modern twin scroll turbine design and technology has allowed for boost to be reached much earlier. But in an effort to lower vehicle emissions the addition of turbos to smaller engines is seeing the demise of bigger, naturally-aspirated units. 2. Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Traction Control (TC) Early traction control systems were a safety mechanism introduced to reduce wheel spin and the loss of control in slippery conditions. But for careless drivers it also meant they needn't worry about erroneous throttle input. Modern ESC and TC has now evolved to the point that it can allow a vehicle to drive on its absolute limit without fear of losing it. The latest Ford Focus RS is one example where power is modulated at each wheel and perfectly calculated according to the amount of steering and throttle input. 3. Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) A technology originally developed for racing, DCT gearboxes allow rapid gear changes and other tricks such as launch control. Inside a DCT are two clutches – one for even gears and one for odd gears. This means when driving in either an even or odd gear the other clutch is able to engage the next cog. The result is rapid gear changes without losing acceleration. It has also led to features such as launch control, which helps shoot the Nissan GT-R Nismo from 0-100km/h in just 2.7sec. 4. Electric Motors Full electric and hybrid cars were once something reserved for eco-warriors, but the technology is now used in many new supercars that can accelerate as fast as some of the quickest petrol-powered rivals. The advantage of an electric motor over an internal combustion engine is that it provides full torque from 0rpm. Of course, it would be impossible to provide 800Nm from 0rpm because of traction and that thing called physics, so, electric cars usually have all-wheel drive and rely on sophisticated traction control algorithms. The Tesla Model S P100D uses a full electric powertrain to accelerate 0-100km/h in just 2.7sec... But there’s the even faster Ferrari LaFerrari that produces 708kw and 900Nm of power from its hybrid electric 6.3-litre V12 driveline and rockets 0-300km/h in under 15.0sec. 5. Fuel Injection Perhaps the days of fuel injection are numbered as more electric cars enter the market, but in the 1980s it replaced the long-trusted carburettor when emissions testing required a more efficient fuel delivery. Early systems weren’t great but fuel injection was rapidly revolutionised and helped lead the way to increasing turbocharger boost pressure, shutting down cylinders when cruising for economy and lowering emissions. What has been your favourite development in the world of car tech? What are you excited about in the future? Share your thoughts below or join the conversation on Facebook. LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU
  15. Buy 3 and get the 4th tyre FREE*. Available on Bridgestone Ecopia, Potenza, Turanza Serenity Plus or Supercat tyres. A fuel saving tyre solution Engineered for Performance Superior safety and comfort. Excellent value performer. Promotion is valid from 25/02/2018 to 31/03/2018. Click here for more information about Bridgestone’s current offers. Get the full terms and conditions here LINKS: Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/ Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU