General Knowledge

Is the Roadster market about to be blown wide open? 1

Many roadsters are already currently on the market and they certainly do have plenty of takers. The huge fan base around the world is certain to be happy at the news that the Volkswagen group consisting of Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche will be releasing three new roadsters. The three will be similar in some mechanical(…)

Is the classic MG Metro making a comeback? 1

Since news of MG’s revival with the release of the MG6, news has been circulating about another car in the pipeline. The MG3, which looks like it will be based on a old “Metro” has been developed in the Longbridge factory and looks set for release in 2011 ( although release in the UK hasn’t(…)

Action on petrol price rise 1

With the price of crude oil dropping, many of Britain’s motorists are wondering why the price of petrol seems to be constantly on the rise. The prices at the pumps are continually on the rise which is increasingly frustrating motorists.  There is a common feeling around the UK that everyone is getting ripped off. In(…)

Good 4 Tyres 0

Every motorist’s tyres need inspecting fairly regularly. Tyres will of course wear down naturally with time and certain driving habits, such as aggressive driving and harsh braking. Checking tyres for wear and tear is essential for drivers and passenger’s safety and it is also against the law not to comply with the specified tread depths.(…)

A few pointers for buying a second hand car 0

No matter what the price range or type of car or whether it’s from a dealer or being sold privately there are always important consideration points when buying a second hand car. First it’s a good idea for motorists to carry out your own research to discover exactly the car you really want. It’s good(…)

Just passed your driving test? 0

Sitting behind the wheel of your car after passing your test can be an exciting and daunting experience.  Some new drivers are naturally confident where as others will naturally display signs of nervous. In both instances it is important to follow specific guidelines, not necessarily rules which will improve your confidence, knowledge, typical habits and(…)

Dangers of not wearing seat belt 0

Wearing your seat belt is the single most effective life saver whilst in a car it can be argued. Many motorists and passengers don’t wear them as they assume that they won’t be involved in an accident over a short journey. Not wearing your seatbelt can be potentially life threatening. It’s vital all motorists and(…)

How to avoid road rage? 1

Road rage has been a serious problem for many years throughout Britain. It’s something that can and needs to be avoided at all costs. There is absolutely no reason for it and it just causes trouble and can lead up to things such as injuries, a criminal record or even death. But what can cause(…)

New drivers and penalty points 0

It has now become common knowledge that new drivers can’t afford to clock up 6 points within the first two years of them passing their driving test. Why? Because they risk becoming a learner driver all over again. That means taking both their theory and practical test all over again as well as having to(…)

Toyota takes the top spot from BMW in global car brands survey 0

The 2011 BrandZ survey by  global research agency Millward Brown has seen Toyota positioned as the world’s most valuable car brand, claiming the title from last years winner BMW. After Toyota in first place and BMW in second, Mercedes, Honda and Porsche filled the top five, with  Nissan, VW, Ford, Audi and Lexus taking out(…)