Friday , May 20 2022
Home / Auto Blog (page 9)

Auto Blog

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

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 »

Top 10 driving test mistakes

Young driver

Have you ever wondered what the most common reasons are for learners failing their driving tests? In a bid to ease the driving test backlog, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has contacted all UK-based driving instructors highlighting the main mistakes made by learner drivers. It’s hoped that if …

Read More »

Top Five Electric City Cars

An electric city car is a fantastic option for city dwellers looking for cost-effective day-to-day commuting. Many models offer great ranges on a single charge and low running costs. It is easy to understand why someone would be incredibly keen to go electric on their next car.  Especially seeing that …

Read More »

Top Tips to get your Car Road Trip Ready

With foreign travel still seeming like a distant hope, more of us than ever will be preparing for road trips around the UK this summer. And the first hints of better weather and the whiff of longer days are allowing us to dare to dream up plans for where we …

Read More »

Online car buying accelerating, claims new study


Nine in 10 shoppers will continue to do the bulk of their shopping online – including buying cars – even after lockdown. The study of 2,000 adults, commissioned by Vauxhall Motors, found almost half find shopping online far less stressful and 28% prefer not feeling pressured to make a purchase. …

Read More »