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The Best Driving Apps to Assist Your Journey

We live in a world of smartphone apps, assisting our day to day activities; everything from social media, to directions to tracking our nutritional intake. So, when it comes to driving apps, why not get a little help from the brains that know best; just be sure to always have your eyes firmly on the…


Porsche Cayenne 2018

With new cars being thrusted out the world over, the trend hasn’t passed Porsche without them getting involved. They recently unveiled the new Cayenne, their larger SUV. Upon first sight, it doesn’t look a great deal different to the model that it has been build to proceed. Though, on further comparison it does appear to…


Preparing Your Car for the Colder Months

As we head into the colder months, we naturally start to prepare ourselves, our bodies and our homes to embrace the drop in temperature and face the cold with a hardened attitude. The gloves come out and the fire gets lit. They say that you can never be too prepared and this is all too…


The New Year in Cars

As we stumble into 2018 and last years motor shows from around the world are a distant memory, some of the cars that were on show will start to come in to production and take to our roads. Though the concepts won’t join them, there are some seriously good cars on their way and there’s…


A Christmas thank you

  As the year comes to an end, we are all preparing for the Christmas break. The enormity of food, celebrations, and drinks are on the way. This year, we have had the pleasure of working with amazing customers, providing some fantastically fun novelty plates, alongside some beautifully vintage plates.


The Best Road trips for 2017

With 2017 just around the corner, now is the time to get planning for the year ahead and the many adventures you want to embark upon. Whether you want to simply plan a few weekend trips away to a UK town, or you want to drive halfway across Europe, we have picked our top road…


A car mad Christmas: The gift guide.

It’s that time of year again; when you have to buy the best for your nearest and dearest. However, it’s easier said than done when it comes to buying for a car enthusiast. We are here to give you a run-down of the best gifts of 2016 that won’t break the bank, but that show…


Safe Driving Tips for Winter Weather

Living in the UK we are very used to driving in the cold and wet weather however bad weather may not seem like the most pressing safety concern for many drivers. Driving in severe weather not only significantly increases your risk of being involved in a dangerous situation, it demands your complete attention which may…


Preparing Your Car for Winter

We know it’s a few months away from the winter yet but if you have ever been stranded in the midst of winter you’ll know all too well, the importance of being prepared. Driving in cold, winter weather presents some of the most challenging driving conditions and breakdowns more than double in the winter months…


5 secret ways to cheaper car insurance

We all know car insurance can be an expensive (but essential) evil. Opt for an automatic renewal and your policy can leap up in price without you even realising, make a claim (even if it’s not your fault) and it can be even worse. Shopping around is one way to avoid facing stupid prices, but…