General Knowledge

Facts about Peugeot you probably didn’t know 0

The Peugeot Company started out as a coffee mill Although Peugeot is the world’s oldest manufacturer of cars, when the company first got started, it didn’t even make them. Originally, it was founded as a coffee mill in 1810. French brothers Jean Pierre and Jean-Pierre II converted their father’s old grain mill into a steel foundry,(…)

Geneva Motor Show on the starting grid 0

One of the motoring calendar’s key events kicks off today as the Geneva Motoring Show gets underway in Switzerland. The exhibition – the largest of its kind in Europe – is where all the top makers get a chance to debut their new concepts, and well as reveal the new production vehicles ahead of their(…)

10 facts about Renault you probably didn’t know 0

From their home across the channel, Renault has had little difficulty conquering the UK market. The various small cars they’ve produced particularly proving popular on these shores. Here are a few facts about our favourite French car maker… Renault today manufactures primarily cars and vans and is also known to be involved into the production(…)

Winter is over – Time to spring clean your car! 0

Giving your car the spring clean it deserves takes more than a bucket of soapy water and a sponge. So, how can you go the extra miles and have your car looking like it’s just rolled out of the showroom? Here are a few tips: Don’t clean in extreme heat or direct sunlight. In fairness,(…)

Spring car care tips 0

As February becomes a distant memory, we can start to look forward to warmer climes. Over the next few weeks and months, spring should start to make itself known. The winter months are an ordeal for all vehicles on the road, especially for those of us living outside the towns and cities where road surfaces(…)

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(…)

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(…)

Meet James 0

When you book a car service or MOT with Servicing Stop, your vehicle is taken care of by a member of our fantastic national network of 1,500 garages,  all staffed by highly trained mechanics. Our mechanics are clever people, uber skilled in the art of car service and repair; all with an expert knowledge on(…)

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’(…)

Robots learning sounds of car breakdown 0

Sometimes, the most imperceptible change in engine note or rattle from the air-conditioning can indicate to the seasoned driver, a vehicle that’s contemplating breaking down. These premature symptoms of failure act as an excellent and quite often money saving early warning signal for drivers, potentially saving significant sums of money from early services being booked(…)