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Top 5 Cars Of 2011

2011 was an eventful year for cars.  We saw a number of new models, updates of old favourites and improvements in safety and technology.  Based on factors from safety through to performance and comfort, here our top 5 cars of 2011: 1 – Ford Fiesta You just can’t go wrong …

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Thinking of buying 4×4 this Winter?

The last couple of years have given rise to a huge debate over the merits of driving a 4×4 over winter. With the UK coming to a standstill for weeks on end during January and February, many motorists are wondering whether they should trade in their city run-around for a …

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‘Car-Crash TV’ – Celebs and their cars…

Ahh celebrities…love them or hate them; they sure do give us plenty to talk about, particularly when it comes to their outrageous taste in cars. We’ve witnessed a £135K Bentley being spray painted pink by the likes of Paris Hilton, prestige badges replaced with the names of footballer’s girlfriends and …

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The most pointless car gadgets EVER!

Isn’t technology great? It’s given us the iPad, GPS, Smartphones, WIFI connectivity, voice-recognition and all sorts of weird and wonderful inventions that enable us to keep our fingers on the pulse every minute of the day. And whilst the automotive industry is continually coming up with high tech gadgets for …

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Preparation, Preparation, Preparation.

Over the last couple of years we’ve had a taste of what winter can really do when it decides to turn nasty and, this being Britain, we were, inevitably, not really prepared for it. Fortunately, the dreadful conditions and freezing temperatures were a bit of a wake-up call and rather …

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Car Rental Abroad – Dos and Don’ts

One of the best things about going on holiday is that sense of freedom you get when you’re miles away from the stresses and strains of daily life. And an even better way to enhance that feeling is by hiring a car and taking a long drive through country roads, …

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The Price of Fuel

Call me paranoid, but I reckon that there is a conspiracy afoot. We all know that petrol prices can fluctuate – because of market variations or the situation in a country thousands of miles from us – but the word ’fluctuate’ kind of indicates something that goes up and down. …

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How to deal with the aftermath of a car crash

A car crash is a terrible experience for anyone to endure and, in the immediate aftermath of one, most people will either be too seriously injured or too much in shock to do very much. Ideally, if you have been the innocent victim in a car crash, you would want …

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Diesel VS Hybrid, which is the better choice?

As gas prices continue to soar and the economy continues to struggle, vehicles that offer better fuel economy are becoming more and more popular. Two options that offer impressive fuel economy are diesel engine vehicles and the more popular hybrid vehicles. Each option has it”s on pros and cons which …

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