How To Protect Your Car From The Heat

The hot summer heatwave is coming! Will your car stand up to the heat? Some common car problems caused by the sunny weather include overheating engines, dry rot in the tyres, peeling paint and a fading interior. Luckily, these are all preventable with a little car care. How to stop your engine from overheating A […]

Jaguar Land Rover invests into Brexit Britain

5000 jobs are being created to develop the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) workforce in the UK. This comes on the same day EU negotiation bells are sounded in parliament. Jaguar Land Rover have a long history in Britain, and despite being owned by Indian Tata Steel, the company is still based in Coventry and has […]

How To Cool Your Car Down In Hot Weather

These hot sunny days are great for a quick escape to the beach, but you might find yourself in a spot of bother as your car turned into an oven during the day. By preparing beforehand, you can make sure the car is cool and comfortable when you finally get round to driving. Here are […]

How Do I Know If My Pollen Filter Needs Replacing?

Not feeling the wind through your hair? Hearing an odd whistle from the dash? Or just smell something foul in the air? These are all signs that your pollen filter could be clogged and out of commission. The pollen filter’s main job is to stop the dirty air from entering the cabin. The filter traps […]

How Do Electric Cars Work?

Electric cars are an innovation that have been a long time coming. Almost like magic, some have less than 10 essential moving parts. So what are the basics, electric cars use an electric motor driven by a control unit. Their batteries are filled at charging stations and they produce no tailpipe emissions. Innovations, such as […]

How Do I Know If My Clutch Needs Replacing?

A clutch is a friction disc and it’s one of the most important components of a manual transmission car. It’s responsible for transferring the power from the engine through to the transmission, so it can drive the wheels. Over time, a clutch can wear out and begin to lose performance. When that happens, symptoms such […]

Amazon UK Bumps Heads with Autotrader

According to Bloomberg, Amazon UK will be premiering a large scale test of a car dealership product. Amazon Europe has been tinkering with a small test in Italy last year, when car buyers were able to buy Fiat 500, Panda and 500L models for delivery. The cars are advertised online then dropped off at a […]

4 Signs Your Car’s Brakes Need Replacing

Maintaining your brakes is essential for safety, you never know when you might need to stop in an emergency. In order to save time and money, it’s important to know the signs that your car needs new brake pads, shoes, drums or calipers. Here’s the most common ones, and how quickly you should get them […]

How To Extend The Lifespan Of Your Car Brakes

Working brakes are essential to keeping safe on the road, and could even be the difference between life and death. It’s impossible to make your brakes last forever, most brakes will lose their effectiveness after 25,000 miles. However, it’s possible to extend this lifespan by adapting your driving style to reduce the strain on your […]

What Should I Do If My Brake Warning Light Comes On?

There are 2 main warning lights for the brake system, though many manufacturers combine these to simplify things. One let’s you know the handbrake is still on, and will have a “P” symbol, whilst a “!” means that there is an issue with the system. What does the warning light mean? If you have a […]