Category: Did you know

May 25, 2020
The Benefits Of Hybrid Transmissions

Hybrid cars are becoming increasingly popular. They offer the convenience of a traditional fuel-based vehicle, while also giving many of the benefits of an electric vehicle. There are several different types of hybrid system available, and they are not all equal. Before you consider the benefits of a hybrid system, you should know what sort […]

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May 20, 2020
Is This The End For Manual Transmission Vehicles?

In the past, a true car lover would have a manual transmission and enjoy the power of manual shifting gears to suit the driving need. Automatic transmissions were considered slow, clunky, unreliable and expensive. However, now, automatic transmissions are lightning-quick and super-smooth, making for a really enjoyable driving experience, so does this mean the end […]

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Feb 10, 2020
How The Coronavirus Is Affecting The Car Industry

The full scale of the Coronavirus outbreak is yet to be known. Its effect is sure to be large as it is continuing to grow. With more and more workplaces being shutdown, there is already an impact on productivity. With the automotive industry being a large part of the Chinese economy, it is no surprise […]

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Feb 07, 2020

The New Driving Laws You Need To Know In 2020 – Part 2 We’ve had a look at some changes that will be already on the books at the start of 2020, but there are plenty more on the horizon. Here’s a quick rundown of some changes that you should be on the lookout for […]

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Jan 21, 2020
The New Driving Laws You Need To Know In 2020 – Part 1

With the new year comes new laws. There were several changes made to driving laws in 2019, like the added penalty for driving in the wrong lane on a smart motorway. 2020 will also see a range of new legislation brought in to address a variety of issues, including car tax, parking restrictions and emissions. […]

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Nov 27, 2019
What You Need To Know About Drink Drive Limits

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is still responsible for thousands of deaths and injuries each year. The accident rate is, in fact, still increasing each year. Here’s what you need to know to keep yourself and others safe. What Is The Legal Drink-Driving Limit? It depends where in the UK you are. Scotland […]

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Nov 23, 2019
What Is AThatcham Device And Should My Vehicle Have One?

Thatcham is an independent research centre that looks at vehicle security repair and safety standards. You could almost think of them as ‘Which’ for car alarms. They review alarm and immobilisation devices and then categorise them so that it is easy to know what standard of device you have fitted on your car. The idea […]

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Nov 11, 2019
How To Store Your Vehicle Over Winter

No matter the type of car you own, if you are planning on storing it over winter now that the driving season is over, then there are a few things to keep in mind. Many owners of classic and luxury cars opt for hibernating their vehicles for the winter, but any vehicle that isn’t going […]

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Oct 19, 2019
Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

Beyond getting you from A to B, your car is an intelligent piece of machinery. With sensors all over the vehicle, it can warn you about impending and current problems. So if your check engine light is on, your vehicle is sending you a warning that all is not well. However, it may take further […]

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Oct 12, 2019
Your Guide To The Levels For Autonomous Cars

To help demonstrate the development and differences between driverless cars, there are five primary levels that people use to explain the technology available. So, if you want to stay ahead of the game with your autonomous vehicle know-how, read on for our guide about the five levels for autonomous cars. The five levels follow the […]

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