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About Assaf Murkes

Assaf is the R&D Manager at Neomatix. He has a vast background in electronics and a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from Tel Aviv University. Assaf has gear-headiness in his DNA and years of field test experience as an officer in the Israeli Air Force. When not knee deep in R&D, Asaf runs marathons, travels, jumps around in his 4x4, scuba dives and even brews his own beer.

The wheels on the bus go…

I recently started learning about bus tires (or trucks for every relevant matter) and was surprised of how similar, if not worse,  bus tire dangers is to small car tires.

By |March 2nd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on The wheels on the bus go…

Using your car as a power house

People have all sort of electrical gizmo's in the car - you plug your cell phone, use your nav aid or drink a cold one (soft drink!) straight from the

By |January 20th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Using your car as a power house

Wiped clean

I once wondered why on my yearly car road safety test they check to see that my windshield wipers are not old and cracked (never mind that they don't want

By |December 15th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wiped clean

Look but don’t see…

Picture yourself driving in your run of the mill light to heavy traffic on a wide road in an urban setting. In that surrounding I bet the high rises are

By |November 3rd, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Look but don’t see…

Don’t mix & drive – why fuel type is important

Some of us drive Diesel cars, some Petrol (gas) of the leaded kind and some of the unleaded variety. We all can intuitively understand that an engine built to use

By |October 9th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

You have road bumps, and Mexican road bumps…

Returning from some R&R in lovely Mexico I must share some thoughts about the road (speed) bumps (humps) they so love and spread in large quantities around there. A lot

By |September 16th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

When you blew it – change a fuse?

Found another thing besides a tire that can blow in the car - an electrical fuse! DIY - should have some new ones in the car The other

By |August 14th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on When you blew it – change a fuse?

(in) Car safety

Everybody knows that you should put your seat belt on, and if they don't then I hope someone makes them, no matter where they sit in the car. We've all

By |August 6th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on (in) Car safety

A motorcycle with a car tire.. What will they think of next?!

Maybe I'm to the odd one, but I only heard about this some time ago - Motorcyclists replace the rear tire for a similar sized normal car tire. Mostly done

By |July 31st, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on A motorcycle with a car tire.. What will they think of next?!

If I only had a way to check my pressure…

By now we all know why we should check the tire pressure on a regular basis, but how to do it? A lot of options are out there so let's

By |July 22nd, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment