Car driver types
[Published by | 5 Dec 2014 | No Comments | 3,164 views]

Here is a funky interactive page that has been created by National tyres and Autocare describing who are the main types of Car Drivers and how to spot them? Do you fit into the bill of one of these car drivers? or is there someone you know that does? I sure know one or two of these driver types. Personally ... [ Read: Who are the main types of Car Drivers and how to spot them? ]

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[Published by | 21 Oct 2016 | 4 Comments | 131 views]

As the winter months approach, we start to think about the possibility of real winter weather; sheets of snow and ice blanketing the roads and pavements. Whether the idea of this makes you giddy with excitement or fills you with dread, everyone should think about the preparations that need to be made to make sure you’re ready for ... [ Read: We take a look at Winter Tyres vs. All Season Tyres ]

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[Published by | 12 Oct 2016 | 2 Comments | 345 views]

If you’re looking for winter tyres look no further than Continental’s WinterContact TS 860. This tyre has been described by German motoring magazine Auto Bild as “an exemplary tyre without faults or flaws”. The tyres   Auto Bild tested a number of winter tyres from some of the leading Manufacturers including Michelin, Goodyear, Dunlop, Pirelli and more. The tyre size tested ... [ Read: Award winning Continental WinterContact TS 860 ]

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[Published by | 21 Sep 2016 | 3 Comments | 610 views]

The Michelin Pilot Sport 4 has been crowned winner of the Auto Express Ultimate tyre test 2016 but what does that really mean… The test The test itself takes nine similar tyres from various manufacturers, the experts at Auto Express, as well as noise and aquaplaning specialists, then take these tyres round Pirelli’s Vizzola circuit in Italy and put them ... [ Read: Michelin Pilot Sport 4 wins Ultimate tyre test 2016 ]

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[Published by | 19 Aug 2016 | One Comment | 1,101 views]

Children’s car seats come in many shapes and sizes. If you are a parent, you have more than likely already come across a variety of them but for prospective parents, or those not in the know, they can be very confusing. They vary significantly in price and are sold in most supermarkets as well as various other high ... [ Read: 7 things you may not know about children’s car seats ]

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[Published by | 17 Aug 2016 | 4 Comments | 870 views]

Continental’s SportContact 6 has been crowned the best summer tyre in the market following the 2016 Evo Summer tyre tests. The tests, which were carried out on a race circuit, looked at Continental’s SportContact 6 in size 235/35 R19 as well as eight competitor brands of the same size. The test is judged through the performance and handling of ... [ Read: Continental’s SportContact 6 wins evo tyre test 2016 ]

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[Published by | 14 Jul 2016 | 3 Comments | 1,335 views]

Over 4.2 million of us decide to pack up the car and head over to Europe for our holidays each year, avoiding the busy airports and enjoying a little bit of a home comfort whilst away; but before you pack your swimsuit, kids and beach towels in to the car and set off on your holiday this summer, ... [ Read: Get Your Car Summer Holiday Ready ]

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[Published by | 25 May 2016 | 3 Comments | 1,447 views]

For people wishing to purchase a car but who find the price of a brand new vehicle restrictive, the option of buying a second hand car is an appealing one for several reasons. Aside from used models being considerably cheaper, they also have lower insurance costs and won’t be hit with the same depreciation as new cars. The ... [ Read: A Second Hand Car Buyer’s Guide ]

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[Published by | 4 May 2016 | 9 Comments | 2,076 views]

If you have recently purchased a relatively new diesel car, there’s a chance that you might be curious about what the secondary cap under your fuel cover is for, and the answer is AdBlue. To keep your vehicle as green as possible, it is more than likely fitted with an SCR system, which eliminates many of the noxious ... [ Read: 4 essential things you should know about AdBlue ]

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[Published by | 27 Apr 2016 | 2 Comments | 1,286 views]

There is no question that we love our cars. We clean them, talk about them, we enjoy driving them. It’s all about the pleasures of the open road; but there’s a catch. We also have to fuel them, service them, repair them and generally pay for the right to use them. Of course, if you’re someone who uses a ... [ Read: Car Club versus Car Ownership ]