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Jan 19

Stricter Rules Possible for MOT


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One of the biggest updates in the almost 60 year history of the MOT took place just last year, but now regulations could be tightened yet again as safety chiefs try to deal with the 2.39 million cars in the United Kingdom that are the subject of outstanding safety recalls.

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Aug 18

Basic Tips for Your Car’s Electrical System


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The electrical system of a car is of vital importance to ensure the reliably smooth performance of any such vehicle. The electrical system not only makes it possible to start your vehicle, but is also responsible for the operation of the likes of headlights, the dashboard and the car radio. Sadly electrical systems are often neglected by a lot of car owners, due to the fact that their need for regular care and maintenance is less obvious than that of the moving parts of their vehicle.

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Jul 18

Everything you Need to Know About Car Tyres


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Tyres are one of the most crucial parts of any motor vehicle, with those four pieces of rubber on the wheels of your car being its only connection to the road, and without which driving would be an impossibility. There are a number of different factors that can contribute to a legal, safe and solid tyre – with legality being of particular importance due to the fact that the use of illegal rubber can result in driving licence points, as well as the possibility of a large fine. So what kind of things do you need to look for to get the best tyres?

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Apr 18

What Are the UK’s Most Frequently Experienced Vehicle Problems?


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Premium car brands are often perceived as being plagued by constant failures, and yet according to new data that looks at the chronic faults examined by garages in the United Kingdom, the truth is that the most attention seems to be required by the more affordable motor vehicles.

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Feb 18

Kit Cars: Fancy Building your Own?


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The world of kit cars is a weird but wonderful one, offering enthusiasts the opportunity to create their own motor vehicle. Aside from saving money, the major attraction of kit cars is that they are available in an astonishing variety of different kinds, some of which have to be seen to be believed.

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Dec 17

Thousands of Diesel Drivers Risking Fines


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A minimum of 1800 diesel vehicles have been driving on the roads of the United Kingdom for years without the correct form of pollution filters, according to the nation’s Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency. It is against the law for a diesel vehicle to be driven without a pollution filter, but that has failed to prevent nearly 2000 such cars from being stopped in the last three years. Even more disturbingly, the DVSA says that it is convinced that there is a large number of similar vehicles on British roads that have still not been detected.

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02
Nov 17

Winter is Coming: How to Prep your Car


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The arrival of winter brings with it the need to make certain that your vehicle will be able to cope with the bad weather that will inevitably be on its way. Unusual demands are made of equipment and parts during winter, and failure to prepare your vehicle for the season can have serious or even fatal consequences.

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Aug 17

Summer Driving: Heatwave Tips


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Summer can bring with it the occasional heatwave, and while the best thing to do is to stay indoors and out of the heat, that is usually not possible for most people. Driving in a summer heatwave can bring with it its own set of complications, which is why it is a good idea to be aware of a few basic tips that can help you and your automobile to both get through this time unscathed.

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May 17

Learn to Maintain Your Car and Save Money


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These days, particularly with an uncertain future due to Brexit, everything seems to be more expensive. Everyone, and especially motorists, are looking at ways to save money. One of the best ways of cutting the costs of motoring is to learn how to maintain your car for yourself. Many motorists don’t really understand that simple things such as checking the oil and water in your vehicle on a weekly basis, and checking tyre pressure, especially before embarking on a long journey, can save money in the end.

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Apr 17

Top Tips for Buying a Car


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After a house, a car is often the next major purchase you might make. Given the cost of a vehicle, it makes sense to ensure that you know exactly what you are buying. If you are looking at a second hand motor the first time around, then it makes sense to know what to look for. It is always a good idea to take a seasoned motorist with you when purchasing your first vehicle, because they will know the kind of things that will make one car more roadworthy than another. This article offers some tips on buying a car, particularly if you are new to the process.

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