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What to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car!

Putting the wrong fuel in a car, whether it’s diesel in a petrol model or petrol in a diesel engine, is something many motorists worry about. It only takes a moment of inattention to make the slip, and we tend to imagine that the consequences, both in financial cost and personal embarrassment, will be catastrophic. Yet, in spite of all this paranoia, we still let our thoughts wander while at the pump, only to suffer that instant of freezing horror when we realise what we’ve done. more info…

British VW Customers ‘Taken for a Ride’

The VW emissions scandal continues into 2017 with millions of UK drivers still demanding compensation. The UK Minister for Transport, John Hayes, has been in talks with Volkswagen and is hopeful that UK VW owners will receive compensation. In the US, compensation has now been awarded, with each VW driver affected receiving an average of £8,000. VW drivers living in the US have also recently been given the welcome news that the company is set to make an additional £810 million settlement. more info…

Christmas Driving Playlist

For many of us, driving is an inescapable part of Christmas. Whether it’s heading off to visit relatives or collecting the kids from yet another party, the festive season can really pile on the miles. With thousands of new and used cars on the road, and poor weather conditions, driving at this time of year can be a stressful experience. Why not cheer yourself up and keep passengers entertained with some festive Christmas music? more info…

Christmas Driving Tips

For many people, Christmas means driving, whether it’s long distance to visit friends or relatives, or locally to drop off cards and presents. A combination of crowded roads, tired, stressed drivers, and poor weather conditions can make this a dangerous time of year to be on the roads. Take extra precautions so that everyone can arrive at their destination safely and on time. more info…

Drink drive adverts target young men this Christmas

On December 1st the government launched its annual ‘Think Drink Drive’ Christmas campaign, urging people to seriously consider the hazards and dangers of drinking and driving. This year, the campaign is specifically targeting young men who drive new and used cars aged between 25 to 34. According to recent shocking statistics provided by the Department for Transport, over a third of all fatalities on our UK roads are caused by young men. more info…

Insurance Price Cuts

The UK government has recently published a consultation paper to limit, or possibly even end the epidemic of whiplash claims. If these measures are passed into law, insurers have promised to pass on savings gained by capping the amount of money that can be claimed in whiplash injuries, resulting in an average saving of £40 each year for all forms of motor insurance, whether vehicles are private, commercial or on trade plates. more info…

Cars for Dog Owners

Dog owners are renowned for putting their pets first, and it comes as no surprise that this extends to the choice of new and used cars. Owners of larger dogs have some specific requirements which enable them to better care for their animals, both in transit and off-road; in this article we look at a number of the more popular cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) that frequently appear on these owners’ driveways. more info…



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