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It goes without saying that modern cars are just completely different to how they used to be. Think back to one of the first proper cars ever invented. One with a roof, window, doors, tyres etc. All it was about then was making sure the car moved, looked good, and was affordable for the upper class only. But now look at it. Modern cars are all about technology, and the essentials such as the motor and the way in which it runs has sort of been forgotten about. Supercars and muscle cars are perhaps the only ones that have stayed strong in...

Car breakdowns happen, and there’s not much you can do to avoid that fact. Sure, you can take care of your car in the best way possible, and you can make sure that you don’t drive erratically or in a way that damages your car. But even if you do all that and more, it’s still more than possible that your car will break down. When that happens, you need to know what you’re going to get back on the road and back to normal. Here’s how to deal with the situation properly. Focus on Safety First Before you start to worry about anything...

Many of us would find it difficult to live without our cars, but it would certainly save a lot of money to be without one. Between the initial cost of the car, the gas and the maintenance fees, your car can soon become a costly investment. As with many things these days, technology is here to the rescue. When it comes to cars, there’s some useful technology that helps make driving easier and safer, with the inside of the car becoming just as important as the outside. There are some great gadgets available that are designed to help make...

As expensive as they are, cars are not immune to the throwaway culture we find ourselves living in. All too often, owners look for a replacement before they really need it. Instead, there’s a lot you could do to give your car a much longer lifespan. A few changes and a few new habits could save you a lot of money in the long run. Stick to the schedule Every car comes with a maintenance schedule and a log book, but there are too many owners who don’t think they need to follow it as well as they should. Every car needs regular servicing,...

Posted on Feb 20 2018 - 8:51am by admin
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Whether the family is growing and needs to find a better solution to transportation problems or whether you’re simply looking to change your old and unreliable vehicle, a car purchase is always a long and stressful process. While most buyers tend to research online for the best options for their needs, it doesn’t mean that spending hours on car trading websites can actually get you a great car. In fact, if you don’t know where to start to find a vehicle that can hold its value, remains reliable and doesn’t break the bank in terms...

There are reasons why some people who always advocate buying a new vehicle over a used one. They come equipped with the latest bells and whistles for starters, from the latest safety features to greener technology. Still, not all of us have the funds to buy something brand spanking new, and that’s okay. It’s still possible to buy something decent second-hand, from local auctions, dealerships, and private sellers. However, there are risks involved – you don’t want to buy an old banger for starters – so you must always...

Preparing for your big trip is hard work and this is especially the case if you don’t actually know what you need to get and what you don’t. If you plan out everything however, you know that you can easily get the best result out of your trip and this is one of the best ways for you to make sure that everything goes to plan. Plan a Very Loose Route When on your road trip, you need to have a rough idea of how you are going to get to your chosen destination. You also need to work out how many miles it is as well. On a map, two places...

Buying a classic car is a dream of many. Let’s face it, many vintage vehicles look a lot more interesting than most modern cars, which are for the most-part pretty uniform, so it makes sense that true car lovers would want to own an older model or two if they are lucky enough to afford it. However, buying a classic car isn’t something that you should go into blind. Classic cars are expensive, and it can take quite an effort to find and purchase the perfect one, get it home and maintain it, not to mention expensive! Of course, this...

Posted on Jan 30 2018 - 8:04am by admin
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When you’re buying a used car, as well as conducting a thorough inspection of it, you should also conduct a test drive, so that you can see how the vehicle actually handles in practice. If you’ve never test driven a used car before if you have but you have never really been sure what you were doing, here are some test drive tips that will help you to make the right choice: Get a Professional to Do It Okay, so this might be cheating a little, but if you’re friendly with a mechanic or you’re willing to pay an automotive professional,...

If you are going on a long car journey, you need to make sure that your car is in excellent condition before you set off. This way, if you do have any problems, you can take your car to a mechanic such as Mercedes-Benz servicing before you leave. Check Your Tyres If you are planning to go a long way on the motorway, your tyre pressure is extremely important. This is because an underinflated tyre can blow out if the pressure and heat gets too much, which can be quite a shock when you are driving at speed! Fortunately, checking your tyre...