Parking prangs increase by 35% average length of cars grows 0

The steady increase in the amount of cars that are too big for conventional parking bays has led to a huge spike in the amount of minor parking prangs over the past two years, a report has revealed. A 35% increase in bumps, has been fuelled by the increasing amount of drivers purchasing ‘Chelsea tractors’(…)

10 top tips on how to maximise fuel efficiency for your Peugeot 0

As a Peugeot driver, there may not be an awful lot you can do to influence the cost of fuel, but it is possible to drive in a more fuel efficient manner. Here are a few tips to help you save money on your weekly fuel bill. Drive smoothly. Research shows that heavy acceleration, abrupt(…)

How car servicing can save you money 0

If your engine is healthy, it’s also efficient… To many drivers, the car service is a necessary expense, something that has to be stumped up for each year. But keeping your car in top condition will save you money, not just in the long run either. Here are some basic practical maintenance tips that could(…)

A look back at the Nissan Bluebird (1986 – 1990) 0

The Nissan Bluebird was a watershed for the British car making industry. Despite the car itself not being anything special, what it stood for was a different matter. When it first hit markets in 1986, it was taking the place of a car with the same name, which had only been on sale in Britain(…)

Britain’s worst driving habits revealed 0

New survey reveals dangerous behaviour of UK motorists The poor standards of driver behaviour in the UK have been laid bare by the findings of a new survey which found many British drivers are frequently exhibiting dangerous and often illegal behaviour behind the wheel. The survey, commissioned by online car service provider Servicing Stop, reveals(…)

How to save fuel when driving 0

The most obvious way to cut fuel costs is to buy the cheapest petrol and diesel, but there are other things you can do to get more miles out of your tank. Here are our tips to help keep your fuel bills down. Be aerodynamic. Wind resistance increases fuel consumption. Keep your windows closed and(…)

A look back at the Toyota Land Cruiser 40-Series (1960 – 1984) 0

It’s a genuine surprise to many that Toyota’s Land Cruiser 40-Series was actually around as far back as 1960. In the UK and Europe they only achieved fame later in life, but in all other parts of the world they are considered true legends. Nowadays they have a true cult following, a later entry into(…)

A look back at the Renault 4CV (1947 – 1961) 0

Arguably as much of an iconic symbol of France as the Citroen 2CV, the Renault 4CV is every bit as important, despite its rear-engined setup not quite catching on. Built over a 14-year period, more than one million 4CVs were produced, providing an affordable, effective car for the masses. The origins of the 4CV began(…)

UK car production falls almost 10% 0

A sharp drop in the amount of cars produced in the UK last month has been blamed on manufacturers preparing their production lines for a glut of new models. This is the second month in succession that vehicle assembly has slowed in the UK. Since the Brexit referendum this time last year, the car sector(…)

UK driverless road tests get green light 0

A demonstration of autonomous cars and their current capabilities has taken place in Nuneaton and will be followed by full trials on public roads later in the year. Autodrive, which is a collaboration between Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and Tata Motors – displayed how driverless cars communicate with each other during the demo. The display(…)