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
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
We’ve all been there; your car starts making a strange noise, handling poorly or perhaps displaying a warning light and that feeling of dread immediately washes over you. Having a breakdown or a fault in your car is never a pleasant experience, but what can be worse is the experience of receiving your repair bill after getting it fixed. Continue reading
There are few new generations of car more hotly anticipated than Audi’s brand new A6, which is expected to hit showrooms in the first half of 2018. Excitement and speculation surrounding the launch of Audi’s fifth generation executive saloon and estate went up a level recently, too, as the new A6 was spied undergoing on-road tests in Norway. Continue reading
There are few vehicles that cut a more iconic figure than the Volkswagen Beetle. A brilliant example of a piece of automotive engineering that has truly stood the test of time, ask almost anyone around the world what a VW Beetle looks like and you’re likely to get a pretty accurate response. What they might not be able to tell you, however, is the fascinating history of the vehicle and its development.
Driverless cars have gone from something we only see on sci-fi films into a potential reality for the near future, we’ve even given driverless cars a name ‘the Autonomous car’. In October 2016 we saw the first driverless car being tested in Milton Keynes! Continue reading
The diesel filter is an integral part of any diesel engine. It is a crucial component in maintaining the engine’s performance. Continue reading