When your car is in low gear, it deals more effectively with steep slopes and slippery roads. With an automatic vehicle, you may be used to letting your car decide the gear. However, there are times when it is useful to be able to get a low gear option when you need it. In some […]
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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 […]
Taking your car into the mechanic isn’t always a straightforward process, and many of us often find ourselves scratching our heads wondering exactly what all that technical jargon means. It is vital that you are fully informed of what is going on with your vehicle, and that you feel confident your car has been left […]
Having valid car insurance is a legal requirement for every driver and is designed to keep you and other road users safe. After you have purchased car insurance, it is essential that you don’t do anything that could restrict or invalidate your cover, either accidentally or not. If you do invalidate your car insurance, it […]
With an increased interest in the environmental impact the products we buy are having on the planet, it’s probably no surprise that more and more consumers are looking for alternatives to the petrol and diesel cars that currently dominate the automotive market. This is why we are seeing an increase in the number of electric […]
While the Chancellor of the Exchequer froze fuel duty for the ninth consecutive year during the last budget, the introduction of WLTP (Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure) and the increased use of electric cars, means that he may need to rethink this in the coming years. What is the fuel tax? Fuel tax, which […]
There’s nothing more annoying than the scratches on your car that detract from its aesthetic as well as the value. Whether it was your fault, an accident, gravel hitting your car while driving or from another motorist, scratches can happen at anytime. But, if a vehicle scratch is bothering you, what can you do about […]
An automatic car can be much easier to drive. However, when you transfer from a manual to an automatic, it can be confusing. If you are considering making the chance to an automatic vehicle, then follow these handy tips so that you are prepared and can enjoy the benefits of an automatic transmission. Five top […]
Very significant things for you and your car safety are reflecting triangle and shining like a flashlight. A first-aid kit is a must in a car. Jumper cables may save you from unexpected delays. Before a longer drive, it could come handy to have car tools and fluids in a car.
An item you deem as worthless could potentially be valuable to a thief. If you must leave any possessions in your car, always keep them out of sight by leaving them in the boot for example.