General Knowledge

Dangers of potholes 1

Recently it was announced that councils are to get an extra £100m to sort out the hazardous potholes around Britain. At first this sounded like great news to many road users for obvious reasons. However it was discovered that billions of pounds are actually need to bring the roads up to an acceptable standard. This(…)

New MG6 0

It has certainly been a very long time coming. Since 2005 and the loss of 6,500 jobs MG appears to have revived itself with the takeover from Chinese based company SIAC allowing the release the new MG6. MG’s first car arriving from their Longbridge factory for 15 years was merely a great surprise. Automotive enthusiasts(…)

Tesco attempt to make another mark in the car industry. 0

With car insurance as well as breakdown cover, Tesco have made yet another step to pursue further avenues within the car industry by launching Tescocars.com. The retailer recently became the first supermarket to launch its own second hand car sales website. Tesco who take one pound of every seven spent by British shoppers aim to(…)

Exhaust System. How important it is? 0

Main parts of an exhaust and how they work… Your exhaust system’s condition is paramount to your car’s overall performance and health. The fuel consumption can be affected as well as your own safety, depending on the state of your exhaust system. Its general purpose is being responsible for acting as a path to transport(…)

Ford breaking the mpg barrier 0

The new diesel powered Ford Focus ECOneticaims to be the most efficient car on the road, even more efficient than hybrid vehicles. Many drivers may go against the green cars of today as they may feel that they compromise their driving experience. However when driving the ECOnetic, it will not drive and feel like a(…)

Check your tyres! 1

Have you ever been driving around for weeks not even realising that your tyre has literally no tread on it? Some drivers admit to never checking the tyre tread! It’s very important to check your tyres often to discover potential signs of wear and tear. Not only for your own safety, but UK Law specifies(…)

Engine Fluids – Where does your fuel come from? 0

There are a number of fluids present in your vehicle and its engine, which are needed to ensure your vehicle runs efficiently and smoothly. This series of articles looks into all of these in more details, but here we look at where your fuel comes from. Crude Oil is recovered, refined and separated, and made(…)