Getting your car ready for the winter

The cold dark nights have set in and with frost starting to appear, if you haven’t already, then now is the time to get your car winter ready. There are a number of ways in which you can check that your car is ready for the winter and one of the main ones is your tyres. With ice on the roads, tyres need to have excellent grip and a good level of tread left on them. You also nee...
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Renting a sports car

If you want to add a touch of elegance to a business trip or impress your clients, then you may consider renting a sports car. There are many places all over the world that have a large fleet or prestige sports cars that can be rented for a number of days, weeks or even months. Often the rental companies that offer the sports car or luxury car hire, will deliver the vehicle ...
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Shopping around for the best fuel prices

Fuel is a huge expense for motorists and if you are not careful you can easily start paying over the odds by not checking what you are paying per litre. Prices can increase and decrease literally over night and often by a few pence a litre or so, when filling up a tank this can quickly start to add up. Diesel is often more expensive than petrol to buy, but occasionally you may ...
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Looking after your handbrake

Your handbrake is a vital component of your vehicle, and yet many of us don’t think about it much until it goes wrong. The handbrake is checked as part of the MOT that needs to be carried out every year on vehicles over 3 years old. Although this is checked annually it can go wrong at any time and it is surprisingly easy to test yourself. When pulling the handbrake up it sho...
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Finding a trust worthy mechanic

Finding a mechanic that you can reply upon and trust is of vital importance. When we take our vehicle to a garage, we often have to trust that what they say is true and that they do not quote for additional work that doesn’t need doing. You may even use a garage that has been recommended to you by a friend or family member, but you still always need to be a little cautious. ...
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