Before you drive away with your rental car

If the thought of driving a rental car sends shivers down you spine and brings you out in a cold sweat, then fear not, for this list of simple ideas aims to soothe your furrowed brow and wrap you in a nice warm 'new car' scented blanket. My biggest fear concerning renting a car is driving off the forecourt in plain sight of all the rental staff, who I imagine are all immaculat...
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Finding the right car rental company

If you need to rent a car then you will often have a choice of where you want to hire it from. There are a number of chain and independent rental companies on the market and they all offer different prices for rental as well as different terms. When renting a car, you will end up paying a higher daily amount than having one on finance for example, but the beauty is that you ...
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Selling a car to family or friends

If you are trying to sell your car then you may have a family member or friend ask you about buying it. This can be very awkward as you may be selling it thinking that it will soon need a bit of money spent on it, or maybe you need a bigger car but have not really maintained the previous one all that well. You will need to be honest with them and tell them of any known fault...
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Safety cars in F1

F1 or Formula One racing is a very popular sport in the UK. The UK have been lucky enough to have some fantastic drivers competing for us such as Nigel Mansell, Jason Button and Lewis Hamilton. Over the years the rules of F1 have changed dramatically, partly due to safety aspects but sometimes to try and make the racing fairer and to give other drivers a chance of winning. ...
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3rd Generation Skoda Octavia VRs

If you are looking for a sports car that is not only high performance but also comfortable and offers a huge amount of space then the Skoda Octavia VRs is probably the car for you. It is also very affordable coming in at just under £25,000 new which is a very reasonable price for this type of vehicle. Long gone are the days when driving a Skoda was a bit of an embarrassment,...
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