In the summertime you might find that the sun impacts your vision whilst driving. If this is the case then make sure you allow more room between yourself and the vehicle in front, this gives you more time to react and stop if necessary. Continue reading
There are big MOT changes due to come into force from the 20th May 2018. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) says that these are being introduced in order to improve both road safety and our air quality. Continue reading
Following Audi’s commitment a few years ago to embrace the electric and hybrid market, they have now announced that their first ever all-electric car will arrive at the beginning of 2019. The Audi e-tron quattro concept will be the prototype of their next-generation SUV and is powered exclusively by electricity. Continue reading
Although snow is pretty to look at and fun to play in, it’s much less pleasant when you have to drive in snowy conditions. When there’s been a heavy snowfall or it’s currently snowing, your best bet is to stay home and not travel in it at all if possible. Continue reading
With all the concern about diesel emissions, diesel scrappage schemes and even bans, it wouldn’t be surprising to find that UK drivers are avoiding diesel vehicles at all costs, however data from Cazana’s used vehicle database has shown that this is just not the case. Continue reading
A survey done by the Motor Ombudsman towards the end of last year has shown that almost half of divers in the UK put safety at risk by putting off visiting a garage. They found that 43% of drivers delay taking their car to a garage in spite of believing that the car has a fault. Continue reading
Although the next generation VW Golf MK8 is anticipated in early 2018, unfortunately if it’s the GTI you’re after, it looks as though you’re going to have to wait until at least 2019 for it to arrive in the UK. Here are some predictions to keep you excited in the meantime. Continue reading
Official figures for the past five years put the number of deaths or serious injuries on the road caused by illegal or defective tyres at a shocking 989. According to a recent Sunday Mirror investigation carried out in conjunction with Trading Standards, however, traders continue to sell potentially lethal part-worn tyres to unwitting motorists. Continue reading
Volkswagen is back in the news again so we thought we would give you a quick summary of what has been going on.
The company has found itself in the midst of another scandal following the ‘technical fix’ it has implemented to correct the defeat devices that were used to cheat the air emissions tests.
Most of us have been there before, you take your car in for it’s MOT with your fingers tightly crossed in the hope that it will pass without issue. But research taken out by the DVSA has shown that if owners did regular checks and maintenance on their vehicles then half of faults found during an MOT could be avoided. Continue reading