Thursday , May 13 2021
Home / Auto Blog

Auto Blog

Top 10 most unusual items left behind in a car

Motorpoint - the UK’s largest independent car retailer

A family pet was just one of the more unusual items accidentally left behind in a part-exchange car, according to Motorpoint – the UK’s largest independent car retailer. The research comes off the back of a big influx of part-exchange vehicles at its network of branches in England, Scotland and …

Read More »

Close to extinction: the humble Austin Montego

MG Austin Montego

The Austin Montego is the UK’s most endangered car, according to new research. Uswitch.com, the comparison and switching service, analysed Department for Transport and DVLA data to find out which vehicles have seen their numbers drop the most in the last 25 years. The Montego, which was launched in 1984 …

Read More »

The Evolution of Motorsports in the UK

Motorsports is one of the most popular sports in the UK with thousands of events taking place every year. Accessible to everyone, there are many types of motorsports including rallying, drag racing and karting. Although it’s a global sport, the UK is one of the key players in the industry. …

Read More »

Dog-friendly car travel tips for your 2021 staycation

Dog-friendly Jaguar F-Pace

With international travel still uncertain, there’s been a surge in demand for staycations this year, which means our dogs will be spending more time than ever in cars. Travelling with dogs can be a stressful time, so if your pooch is a ‘ruff’ traveller, here are some top tips to …

Read More »

Celebrating a MINI milestone

20 years of MINI production at Swindon and Oxford

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the first modern MINI – and production at BMW Group’s two plants in Oxford and Swindon. Since 2001, more than five million MINI models (3-Door Hatch, 5-Door Hatch, Clubman and the Electric) have been built at Plant Oxford, all on the same production …

Read More »

Top Tips To Follow Before Purchasing GAP Insurance

Car insurance claim

Having GAP Insurance cover on a new car is like an extra layer of bubble wrap around your finances. It’s protection from the worst possible scenario that could happen. When you purchase a brand-new car, its value falls by a third as soon as you drive it off the forecourt. …

Read More »

Britain’s coolest best selling car brands revealed.

The changing tastes of Britain’s motorists have been revealed in a new survey of the top-selling marques. When asked ‘which is the coolest car brand,’ Tesla topped the poll with 24.2%, ahead of Mercedes (22.4%) and Mini  (13.8%). According to the SMMT, electric vehicle sales doubled in March over the …

Read More »

Pandemic prompts drive for pet-friendly cars

Dog in a car c/o of www.cargurus.co.uk

More than a third of new dog-owning motorists had to ‘pup-size’ their cars over the last year by buying a bigger or more practical motor to accommodate their pets, according to new research. The pandemic saw a surge in interest in canine companions, with online puppy searches soaring by 115 …

Read More »

5 Steps to Replace Your Car Clutch

Car clutches allow us to shift gears and drive. However, they are subject to wear and tear and will eventually need to be replaced. The good news is that a clutch plate replacement is relatively straightforward if you have the space and the tools. Below, we will walk you through …

Read More »