What’s Happening in the Electric Car Industry in 2021

27th January 2021
Charging electric car

The talk surrounding electric cars has grown and grown in the past few years. Few people doubt that it is the wave of the future when it comes to driving on public roads. But if you are thinking of getting into this, or if you are wondering even whether it might be time to invest in electric cars, is it the right time? Continue reading

Working with an Essex Based VW Specialist

24th November 2020
VW Essex specialist

Regularly servicing your Volkswagen is a must if you want to keep it in good condition. There’s no need to wait until there’s something wrong to get your car checked out. In addition to your annual MOT, you should get your car serviced on the recommended schedule in your manual. Continue reading

Britain’s Finest F1 Drivers

29th September 2020
British F1

Formula One (F1) racing has a long history that stretches back to 1950. Within those past 70 years, British drivers have had fair representation in this popular motorsport competition. But who are the most successful British F1 drivers of all time? In terms of numbers, more than 160 British drivers have taken part in F1 competitions, waving the colours of the British flag. Continue reading

How to Look After your Car if it’s not in Use

13th July 2020
car not used

If you find yourself working from home and your car is now sat on the driveway unused for periods of time, it’s important to look after it to ensure it starts when you need to use it next. Most cars can be left for much longer these days, usually about 2 weeks. It’s all dependent on how long your battery lasts without requiring recharging.

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Stirling Moss – One of Motor Racing’s Finest

5th May 2020
Racing Driver Stirling Moss

Clover Auto’s links with Stirling Moss date back to the 1970’s when Ronnie was on of the team for Akai Audi Works based in Silverstone. They had the sole aim of winning the British Saloon car championship. One of the drivers being Stirling Moss. They went on to achieve this goal in 1980.


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How to Wash Your Car Properly

11th March 2020
Car washing tips image

In this step by step guide we take you through the process of washing your car correctly.

1.Preparing your Car

Pick a day when it isn’t forecast to rain, but likewise you don’t want hot bright sunshine either as this can leave smears. Make sure all doors and windows are closed properly and move windscreen wipers away from the windshield (they will click once in the correct position).

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Is your car ready for the winter months?

5th December 2019
man and car in the snow

With winter fast approaching in many parts of the world, including here in the UK, it’s time to start thinking about prepping your car.

But how?

Glad you asked. In this post, we’re going to take a look at some of the things that you might want to check BEFORE the freezing weather, blizzards and snow arrives.
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Let us save you money on service costs

30th September 2019
man servicing car

If you own or rent a car on a long-term basis, you’ll know all too well that motoring costs can eat into your monthly income. With fuel and insurance to pay for, it’s hugely beneficial to save on servicing fees. If you thought you had to spend a fortune on services, and you’ve been dreading the day you have to take your car into the garage, we have good news! At Clover Autos, we can save you up to 40% on regular service costs compared to a main dealer. If you’re on a mission to drive down costs, and make your wages stretch further, here’s a handy guide to saving on car servicing.
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Why you Should Steer Clear of Part Worn Tyres

23rd May 2019
part work tyres

Motorists everywhere have been warned to stay away from buying part-worn tyres. Running a car is not a cheap thing to do, so the idea of cutting costs is tempting for those on a budget. The thing is, when you cut the cost of your tyres, you increase the risks of your health and safety. Continue reading