Automatics vs Manual – How CVT Automatic is More Economical Than Manual

People in Mauritius have for long said that automatic gearbox is slower, heavier and drinks a lot of fuel. This is changing now and people need to learn about the new types of automatics. For many girls, the comfort given by the automatic takes over the fact that they use more fuel but that’s changed now with more economical CVT gearbox – all hybrid vehicles have them, and you bet, they’re better than manual!

Let’s start by listing the different types of gearboxes available: More


Windows 7 – Finally a worthy successor of Windows XP? – Part 1

I was eager to try Windows Vista. It was to be the new Windows that Microsoft has spent to much time developing and whom we saw many previews and release candidates. Needless to say that like many people I was quite frustrated in the beginning with UAC (User Account Control) that needlessly pops up everytime you do something that requires administrator priviledges – I turned that off. And that Windows Explorer never saving the view I specified in any folder – all too annoying… Games working SLOWER than Windows XP, huge memory requirements… But it had advantages – it was more stable, system recovery was efficient, Direct X 10 gaming, and with Service Pack 1, was FASTER! It did become my default Windows Installation (on my dual boot) until it crashed…. to never be repaired… and I didn’t want to do a fresh install… I went back to Windows XP with Service Pack 3…

Then came Windows 7 Beta 1. My hopes were up again. More

March is bigger, more powerful, more economical than Sunny!

I feel like taking it all out whenever I see someone still buying a N17 Nissan Sunny VIP. It’s ugly (to me), DISCONTINUED in Japan and SMALL INTERIOR for it’s exterior size. It is an improvement over the past Sunny in terms of space use, and it remains an economical engine to run and service (lower second price about Rs 100k less). But can’t you see that the Nissan March is BIGGER THAN the Sunny interior?  More