Electric Vehicles have seen a significant surge in popularity recently – with around 85,000 new registrations of plug-in cars in January 2017, in comparison to just 3,500 in 2013. The reason for this surge is related to the lower maintenance and running costs, reduction of CO2 emissions and various grants Electric Vehicle owners can take advantage of.
If you’re set on getting yourself a replacement car this year, there are several factors you should consider when budgeting that you may have overlooked when looking for a replacement vehicle. Adequate planning for these added expenses will make switching to a newer car as stress-free as possible and ensure that you are not left with unexpected bills.
Winter is almost upon us! The time of year when temperatures begin to drop and your ice scraper becomes your best friend. Along with regular servicing to avoid unexpected breakdowns, we’ve rounded up our top 5 winter accessories to keep you warm and safe on the roads this winter
With the rise of the digital age, people are using search engines and social media more and more, with around 3.5billion searches a day on Google alone. With the vast amount of knowledge available online, people take to Google and other platforms to find answers to their problems - whether it’s health, relationships or car diagnostics.
Are you planning on selling your old car? Whether it’s a private sale, dealership sale, part exchange or auction sale you are considering; getting your car prepared for the sale is essential to ensure a quick sale for the right price.
Take a look at our guide below to ensure you choose the right selling option and get the right price for your used car.
For many people in the UK, motorway driving can be a source of stress; with some drivers actively avoiding motorway driving where they can. Whilst statistics show there are far fewer accidents on the motorway compared to other roads, the speed at which vehicles travel means incidents are often more severe.
Have you ever considered the strain the summer can put on your vehicle? The RAC note they often receive a 20% influx in call outs during this period. Journeys are often longer in the summer months and vehicles are prone to more problems.
HF0-1234YP is a type of refrigerant used in cars air conditioning systems and is set to replace the current cooler HFC-134a completely in all vehicles by 2017. The switch was first announced in 2011 however there was little HF0-12345Y readily available, due to this the EU delayed the switch.
MOT’s are a thing every car owner will have to endure once every 12 months after their car is over 3 years old. The test is designed to ensure the car is roadworthy and safe to drive. If a car doesn’t pass MOT legal requirements it cannot legally be taxed, insured or driven – and being caught doing the latter can result in fines of up to £2500.
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