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Who Can Fix My Car?

Today see’s the exciting launch of a new venture from the creators of  Make and Model.  Having spent the year building a fully functional used car portal, the natural progression was into the servicing side of the motor trade.  The new site Who Can Fix My Car,   is a lead …

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Why Buying Approved Used Cars

 If you are looking for a new car, an approved car may provide you with just the solution. Approved used cars have been through stringent mechanical checks and ensured it meets some very rigid and particular criteria before it is offered up for sale. Dealers offering these used cars for …

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New World Record for Volkswagen Passat

A brand new Volkswagen Passat, fitted with a Bluemotion system has been officially recognised by the Guinness Book of Records for travelling the furthest without refuelling. The VW Passat covered a massive 1,527 miles between Maidstone, Kent and the South of France and back to just outside Calais on a …

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The Dangers of Driving

Some men might think they possess driving skills worthy of a starring role in the film the Fast and the Furious, but the truth is male drivers are far more at risk on the UK’s roads than their female counterparts – and unfortunately it’s not just their cars which are …

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Ring Tones for Electric Cars

Manufacturers say that it will not be long before you will be able to choose the sound your car engine makes, in the same easy manner you change the ring tone for your mobile phone.  HALOsonic is the brainchild of a British engineering company that say, “Noise is bad, sound …

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No More Cheap Car Insurance for Female Drivers

The European Union ruling regarding sex equality laws will put an end to the niche insurance market that provides cheaper car insurance for women drivers. It has been decided that  the current practice of offering reduced premiums to female drivers is in breach of the legislation. At present it is common practice …

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Mini Unveils Rocketman Concept Car

Mini have released a few strange concept cars in the past but this new one seems to top them all, and take the prize for the maddest Mini concept of all time. Arriving with glowing lights, space age doors and futuristic looks, it is more like a UFO than a …

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GM to trial Facebook While Driving

General Motors, not wishing to fall behind American rivals Ford in the connectivity battle, are to trial a system that will give their customers the ability to update their Facebook pages, while they are on the road.  Plans are in operation for an advertising campaign later this month outlining their …

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Drive Safer With Smart Cars

The latest developments in smart car technology enable the vehicle to actually contact the emergency service if it is involved in an accident. The new generation of smart cars will be fitted with onboard sensors that are able to inform the emergency services about the severity of the accident and …

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How to Inspect Used Cars Before You Buy

Before buying used cars there are some essential aspects you need to look into.  It is important that you verify the vehicles history, its documentation and examine each car thoroughly to judge its roadworthiness. The AA believes that there are approximately 900,000 cars each year that are subject to manufacturer’s …

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