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How to keep your engine oil running smoothly

Engine oil dipstick

According to breakdown specialist, the AA, a reported 21,000 oil-related breakdowns occur every year. Whether you’re doing the daily school run or planning a car trip away for business or pleasure, knowing how to check your car oil properly is the most important car maintenance tasks. With the correct advice …

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Three must-knows before buying your first classic car

Porsche 911

A lifelong dream, a shiny toy or an investment ploy? This high-risk, high-reward purchase will cost you in both pounds and effort but the reward, financial or just self-satisfaction alone, is a draw card that pulls in many to the collector, classic, vintage and antique car markets. Even for those …

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Most expensive countries to pass your driving test

Young driver

New research has revealed the cost of learning to drive is wildly different depending on where in the world you live, but Brits don’t have it too bad. The study by learner driver insurance specialist Veygo by Admiral found that costs range from just over £300 in Malta to more …

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Winter worries: Top five common causes of breakdowns

Winter driving tips

When winter sets in, many aspects of the daily routine become more complicated. From the first time you flick the heating switch up in autumn to de-icing your car for the morning commute, life is just a little slower during the dark winter months. Did you know the top causes …

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Buying a classic car – a beginner’s guide

Goodwood Revival 2016

Buying a classic car is more than just a financial decision for most – it’s a matter of the heart. Here are a few things to consider before taking the plunge… Price of collectors’ cars is falling After a decade of dominating luxury investment options, we’re starting to see the …

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The Benefits of Car Leasing Over Car Buying

2018 Ford Focus

Many people are still undecided when it comes to car leasing. Whether it be personal or business lease, the people involved are unsure of the benefits of paying to essentially ‘rent’ a vehicle. There are now more companies offering car leasing than ever before and this has given customers the …

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Is Now The Best Time To Get Your Car Checked?

Our vehicles are among some of our most important possessions. They’re often a pretty significant investment, and we, therefore, want to take care of them as much as possible. That was the thinking for major company Halfords Autocentre, who have elected to put out an offer designed to help as …

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