Category: Did you know

Apr 23, 2018
What You Need To Know About Car Insurance

In recent months, the headlines have been dominated by the fact that motorists should be enjoying lower premiums. This is thanks to the crackdown on whiplash claims which have been a primary factor in causing car insurance premiums to rise rapidly in the last few years. The car insurance price index has just been published […]

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Apr 23, 2018
The Best Road Trips In Europe

A road trip is an excellent way to explore the world and see the capabilities of your vehicle. If you want to discover new sights and be in the driving seat, then a road trip can be the perfect holiday, keeping you fully in control. In a previous blog post, we discussed the best road […]

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Feb 23, 2018
Automatic Cars Will Soon Overtake Manual Car Sales

In 2017, over a million automatic vehicles were sold in the UK alone. In fact, as cars become increasingly refined with efficient, faster automatic gearboxes, it may not be long until the sale of automatic vehicles overtakes manual options. In just five years, sales of automatic vehicles have more than doubled, so what is in […]

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Feb 16, 2018
Three Most Exciting Future Car Technologies

While driverless cars may be a reality in the not too distant future, before then, we expect to see many new and exciting technologies emerging in the car industry. In most cases, technology is focussed on making the roads, and our cars, safer. So, what features might we expect to find in our future vehicles? […]

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Dec 07, 2017
How Will Brexit Affect The Car Industry?

It finally seems that negotiations may soon begin between the government and the EU regarding Brexit. Without knowing what certainty lies ahead, the automotive industry has noticed a downward trend. This is something that needs to be halted, or reversed, quickly in order to improve Britain’s car industry as a whole and keep a competitive […]

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Nov 29, 2017
“The Future Starts Here” With The Volkswagen Group

The Volkswagen Group have just been named the 2018 supporters of “The Future Starts Here” exhibition. This exhibition will begin on Saturday the 12th of May 2018 in the iconic Victoria and Albert Museum. The purpose of the exhibition is the will be displaying the emerging technologies of the year and will expand your imagination […]

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Nov 22, 2017
Is Your Future Taxi An Autonomous Volvo?

While driverless cars have been a talking point of the future, it seems now they are one step closer to reality. Ride-sharing freelance taxi company, Uber, have just bought an incredible 24,000 vehicles from Volvo. Uber has chosen the luxury SUV crossover, the XC90 and bought them in abundance thanks to their autonomous technology. With […]

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Nov 21, 2017
The Most Common causes of car crashes.

According to the Department of Transport, 42% of all the crashes are caused by people not looking properly. It’s almost half of the cases, so if you need one advice that could decrease the risk of a collision the most, it would be to look out more carefully when you are on the road. The […]

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Nov 20, 2017
95% of a car’s lifetime is spent parked.

Did you know that average car spends about 95% of its time parked? In some big cities, it drops to about 92% due to increased traffic and extended commuting time. And maybe it also takes longer to find a parking place Even if you count only the daytime, by subtracting the 8 hours of sleep […]

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Nov 17, 2017
The top reasons for failing MoT in the UK.

The most common reason why British cars fail the MoT tests are the Lamps Reflectors and Electrical Equipment, and it is responsible for 19% of the rejections. Next ones are the brakes and the suspensions, which are behind 14% and 12% of the failures respectively. One of the rarest reasons for rejection is the malfunction […]

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