Driving during the colder months can be incredibly challenging, and the chances of your vehicle breaking down rise substantially in the winter. However, there are steps that you can take to reduce the chances of accidents and breakdowns occurring, so let’s take a look at some of the most important car winter service tips right […]
Diesel car owners could face steeper prices at petrol pumps after the government said it was considering reversing tax cuts brought in by Gordon Brown.
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin said Brown had made a mistake as Labour chancellor when he cut the duty on low-sulphur diesel by 3p in his 2001 budget. Brown announced the measure […]
They have become the electronic dawn chorus in our towns and cities, but is it time to kill the car alarm? This week, it was claimed that security devices “don’t deter criminals” and are “a public nuisance” – statements backed up by studies from the 1990s that show that, between 95%-99% of the time, they […]
Arthur Daley’s Daimler Sovereign and sidekick Terry McCann’s Ford Capri have being sold together at auction – the Capri for a world record price.
Cars driven by TV’s most famous second-hand car dealer, Arthur Daley, and his sidekick Terry McCann in the TV series Minder fetched £32,000 and £52,000 respectively at auction on April 20.
Daley’s 1981 […]
Car window tinting is the most realistic ways to personalize your car and enhance the appearance of the car. Window tinting in Manchester protects both the driver and the passenger from direct sunlight and thereby strengthens the window of the car and its interiors. It offers a wide range of benefits to the driver and […]
Trials starting as early as next year to be announced in budget as part of chancellor’s plans to kick-start British economy
Driverless cars will be tested on Britain’s motorways as soon as next year, George Osborne will announce in next week’s budget, as he claims that Britain can “lead the world in new technologies and infrastructure”.
What is a category D insurance write-off, and should you buy one?
Thousands of cars which have been written off by insurance companies are finding their way back on to the second-hand market every year – and it is all completely legal. They can save buyers hundreds – if not thousands – of pounds, but consumer […]
Chris Evans has revealed that while the new series of Top Gear has six presenters, only former Friends star Matt LeBlanc and himself will appear on the show every week.
“We’re the two co-hosts,” he said in an interview with the BBC. “We’re on it every week, and then other people come and go as and […]
More and more drivers are seeking compensation for damage to their suspension and wheels from potholes. If you’ve hit one, here’s what to do.
Our roads are getting worse and worse, and potholes are wreaking more and more damage on our cars. That’s according to the latest news from the RAC, which has warned that it […]
The year is 1872. Carriages and horses career about the place, with riders and horsemen often under the influence, and the people, and authorities, have had enough; the 1872 licensing act is introduced. Anyone caught faced being sentenced to a month in prison, with hard labour for good measure.
In September 1897, George Smith, a 25-year […]