Car Servicing

The worst example of parking ever? 0

Okay, so this one beggars belief… Parking. Tricky isn’t it? Trying to gently nudge your motor into that tight little space without lightly scraping the wing mirror of the car next to you. The driver of this Mercedes certainly had one or two problems when they tried to park on this residential street in Falmouth,(…)

Terrorists could kill millions by remotely ‘hacking’ cars, experts warn 0

Modern cars could potentially be turned into lethal weapons by hackers working for enemy states or terrorists, experts have warned. Justin Cappos, who works as a computer scientist at New York University has said “Many of our enemies are nuclear powers but any nation with the ability to launch a cyber strike could kill millions(…)

MOT Checklist – Tips to help your car pass first time 0

The dreaded MOT test… It takes a special kind of masochist who looks forward to that particular nail bite. The annual ritual, the nervous wait to find out whether or not we’re going to be stripped of our transportation, the sizable repair bill rubbing salt in the wound. Obviously our cars suffer a fair amount(…)

Servicing Stop launches pioneering new video ‘trust’ verification service for customers 0

Ask the majority of car owners their opinion of the car servicing industry and it’s quite likely the response will be (a) unfavourable and (b) potentially contain a fair amount of swearing. But why is this the case? What is it about car servicing that irks customers so much? In numerous surveys, car dealerships and(…)

Nissan Sunderland plant set to increase production by a fifth 0

Nissan have announced they are to increase production by a fifth at its Sunderland plant in an attempt to offset higher costs following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. The Japanese company will also double the amount of parts purchased from domestic sources. Production will increase by 20% to around 600,000 vehicles per annum.(…)

Motorists pledge their support to independent garages in new survey 0

A new survey conducted by car servicing provider, Servicing Stop, has found that 70 per cent of motorists prefer independent garages over main dealers. 46 per cent believe independents offer the best prices, 40 per cent said they prefer to use local businesses and a further 14 per cent claim independents are more likely to(…)

Birstall garage named among ‘world’s best designed petrol stations’ 0

A petrol station in Birstall, Leicestershire has been named one of the world’s best designed petrol stations. DesignCurial, a major design website, judged 200 gas stations around the world before narrowing the competition down to a ‘top ten’. Stations are judged on their design, innovation, and their structures impact and relationship to the area around(…)

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(…)

UK’s least reliable used cars 0

For lots of us, buying a used car can be a huge gamble; a giant leap into the unknown with regards to reliability. But it doesn’t have to be like this. Sure, there will always be exceptions to the rule, but by analysis of even the most basic of reliability data, you can get a(…)

When will we stop being drivers and start becoming passengers? – An opinion piece by Oly Richmond. 0

Has the time arrived when we wave goodbye to our motors and jump in an all-new electronic self-driving car instead? Apparently so, if a new study is to be believed, despite the old motoring industry currently doing fairly well. A new study titled ‘Rethinking transportation 2020-2030’ has presented the idea of a driverless city. There(…)