Motorists in the UK would like to see motorway pubs banned 0

A new survey has found that motorists in the UK would like to see motorway pubs banned, preferring to have a big name supermarket to visit instead. Pubs located along UK motorways don’t seem to be such a big hit with British motorists, with many saying they’re one of the things they’d most like to(…)

Schumacher family hoping for medical miracle 0

The family of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher are said to be praying for a ‘medical miracle’. The seven time World Champion has been unable to walk or talk following a skiing accident in 2013. Despite emerging from a coma six months after the head injury, Schumacher has been confined to a wheelchair. Despite this,(…)

Feast your eyes: The new Bentley Continental GT3 0

Sometimes words just just don’t do justice. This is one of those occasions when you should just sit back and let the truly splendid thing you’re casting your eyes upon do the talking. But this is a motoring blog so I should try I suppose. Okay, so this is the new Bentley Continental GT3 racer,(…)

Traditional car engines to be dead by 2050 says Toyota boss 0

Toyota believe the bell has tolled for the internal combustion engine. The prediction, that the internal combustion engine’s days are numbered comes from the company’s head of advanced research and development, Seigo Kuzumaki. The prediction comes as electric car production finally starts like hitting the numbers long forecast; much tighter emissions regulations are also encouraging(…)

A look back at the Renault 5 (1972 – 1974) 0

There are so few Renault 5s are still on the roads (rust has taken its toll) it’s hard to truly convey to those born after 1984 what a mainstay of UK motoring (yes, I know they’re French) they were only not so long ago. The creation of designer Michel Boue; he would tragically die just(…)

Top tips for driving in towns and cities 0

Let’s not beat around the bush – driving in town is usually a slog. A true test of one’s self-discipline and restraint. For those fortunate/unfortunate to live in one of the UK’s major conurbations, the conditions we can expect to face on a daily basis are well known. For those not so familiar with grid-locked(…)

Formula 1 commentator left with red face after saucy text appears on phone 0

Not exactly Nissan related but worth a share nonetheless. You can always count on your mates to seize any moment they can to embarass you. Unfortunately for Formula 1 TV pundit Ted Kravitz, the moment his pals chose came as he was displaying his smartphone to millions of viewers during the recent Brazilian Grand Prix(…)

How to pass your MOT test first time – Servicing Stop tips 0

As words: ‘MOT’ and  ‘test’ tend to gather the same levels of enthusiasm as ‘stench’, ‘tax’ or ‘leak’. Only the worst kind of self-masochist enjoys that particular trip to the garage; the nail biting wait to find out whether you’ve passed, then being made to pay through the nose to fix it if you haven’t.(…)

Cute animal pics to cheer you up as winter looms 0

Okay, we hold our hands up, no way to sugarcoat it. This blog is about cute animals… Yes, I know we’re a car servicing provider. But even we, at Servicing Stop HQ get a bit gooey where cute animals are concerned. And as Autumn starts to bite and things get dark, cold and dingy. We(…)

A look back at the Ferrari 456 (1992 – 2003) 0

Launched in 1992, the Ferrari 456 was billed as the ‘mature’ Ferrari for adults. Set up as a traditional 2+2 with the engine in the front and the drive going to the rear wheels. As a result, this gave any grown-ups sitting in the back plenty of room to stretch out, still giving a fair(…)