Hire Purchase or Loans to pay for your new car, Good Idea? 0

When getting a brand new vehicle, aside from picking which one you want, you have a very important decision to make – how you pay for it. For a lot of people who want a new car, Hire Purchase sounds like a good option if you don’t have cash readily available. Hire purchase is just(…)

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(…)

Hiring a vehicle on a Long Term Lease 0

So you want a new car, but you don’t want the hassle that comes with owning it. These days, many people are turning to leasing their car, rather than owning it. At first, this might seem like a silly idea to a lot of people: you don’t own it, you can’t re-sell it, you’re just… well… hiring it. For a very long time.

Which Car Insurance is best for me? 0

Picking the right vehicle insurance policy for you, can be a tricky business. There are scores of policies to choose from, but in the case of Insurance, cheapest is most definitely not always best…. Or necessarily cheaper in the long run. Firstly, you need to decide which of the three main types of policy you’re(…)

Car Apps 1

Apple-inspired applications will be accessible through the car’s head unit in the near future. Drivers could find out about the pubs in the area ahead, or what the foods like in a particular restaurant and tracking flight data. Other apps could provide information on finding the cheapest fuel, the best driving roads, sat-nav, speed cameras(…)

BMW Servicing for Optimum Performance 0

The price you pay for your BMW, new or used, is only one part of the cost of owning one of these prestigious cars. Wear and tear will eventually cause parts of the engine to deteriorate and diminish the car’s overall performance. To keep your running costs to a minimum and avoid any unwanted surprises,(…)

The hidden cost of missing a service 1

In today’s uncertain economic climate everyone is looking for ways to save money. Motoring can be a particularly expensive necessity, and record prices at the pumps are fuelling a trend towards skimping on car servicing. A survey carried out on 2,000 people by Kwik-Fit suggests that 2.5 million less car services were performed by UK(…)

Servicing your Vauxhall 0

Vauxhall are one of the most popular car manufacturers in the UK, and this is demonstrated by the fact that both its Corsa and Astra models are listed in the top five bestselling new cars in a recent market study by AutoTrader. The key to Vauxhall’s success is their ability to produce reliable, dependable and(…)

Why regular services are vital for your safety 2

Car servicing is not only important for keeping your vehicle in good condition. It is also essential for ensuring a safe drive. An inadequately maintained and inspected car can prove dangerous, and significantly increase your chances of being involved in an accident. Most people are aware that car servicing entails an oil and filter change,(…)

DIY servicing – why it could cost you more than you think 0

One of the main aims of performing regular car servicing is to save money in the long term. When done properly this is possible, giving you improved fuel efficiency and an extended lifetime for all essential parts. But in trying to save money, some people go one step further and attempt to perform the car(…)