Thursday , November 15 2018
Home / Auto Blog (page 42)

Auto Blog

EV’s Made Easy

Ever been confused by all the information out there on electric vehicles (EV’s,) you won’t be alone, I for one can admit to being a little overwhelmed with all the new technology. Hybrids, full electric, plug in hybrids extended range and so on. However there’s no need to despair. In …

Read More »

VW Fun Facts

Volkswagen is a well known and iconic car brand. Their vehicles have undergone many makeovers, with the quality and uniqueness o f the brand remaining all the way through. This guest blog post will provide you with fun facts about the brand that casual readers might not know. Volkswagen means …

Read More »

5 Top Tips for Summer Motoring

Motorists should take extra care in hot weather With the summer sunshine set to be well on its way, there are a couple of additional precautions that motorists should take to avoid potential problems whilst out on the road. Here are our top 5 pieces of advice to have a …

Read More »

How Much Is My Car Worth?

Here’s the scenario; you’re sat in a dealership all set to buy your new car, you’re looking to trade in the old one. How do you know that the offer on the table is a good one? Last year a team of four from the West Midlands pondered this very …

Read More »

Phantasy Number 1: If you won the lottery.

Imagine that on Sunday morning you made a cup of tea, swallowed a couple of ibuprofen and booted up your computer to  find an email from the National Lottery that informed you that it was YOU…that your numbers had come up on the big money balls and you were now …

Read More »

Servicing: Franchised Dealership v Local Independent

For many people the economy isn’t getting any better, they are finding that money is tight and the future isn’t looking all that secure.  So when it is time to service the car there are two primary questions; a)      Can I afford to get it serviced at all? b)      If …

Read More »

America or Germany – Just who makes better cars?

Now there is a question? And it is probably one for which there is no definite answer because who gets to define what criteria are used to judge cars against? A German was of course the first person to patent a petrol driven motor car when Karl Benz officially registered …

Read More »

Petrolhead…?

The likes of Messrs Clarkson, May and Hammond are often referred to as “petrolheads” and Wiktionary defines a petrolhead (in or from the UK) as “A car enthusiast”. So if you met a young man who wanted to build, from scratch, a brand new and unique supercar and drive it …

Read More »

Land Rover – A 60 Year Journey

At the 1948 motor show in war-torn Amsterdam the British company Rover rolled out an austerity era vehicle aimed at the slowly recovering farming community.  In reality it was the illegitimate child of the American Willys Jeep and the British knack for improvisation: locked in permanent four wheel drive, bolted together from aluminium …

Read More »