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Spruce up your car before selling

Is it a serious case of ‘New Year, New Car’ for you? Whether you’re eyeing up the new Mercedes Benz e-class or the BMW M2, you have the small matter of selling your old car to attend to first. So… we’re on hand with our top tips for sprucing up your old motor to secure…


2016 Motoring Predictions: Driverless, Electric, Personal

While it terrifies us to say it, we’ve already powered up full-throttle into 2016 (we’re just three days away from being halfway through the first month and the ‘it’s Christmas‘ excuses officially no longer work). So, before it all ends and we’re stuck making those faux 2017 resolutions, here’s what we think will happen in…


Gift ideas for the car mad

Know someone who’d rather be on four wheels than within the four walls of home? They’re our type of person! You might think you’ve exhausted the options when it comes to car-themed goodies in their stocking, but it’s not all about toys and air fresheners.


Three Common Thoughts Everyone Has About Winter Driving

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With festive lights adorning the streets and lots of holiday cheer in the air, we almost forgot about the onset of cold weather and worsened driving conditions.


Staying Safe on the Road this Halloween

With trick or treaters walking about on Halloween night, driving can get a little tricky and sometimes a bit dangerous. We want to make sure you’re driving safe to avoid any road related accidents by following some helpful tips below:


Top 4 Tips On Prepping For The Open Road

  Ahhh the sun is shining and the pavement is slightly wet from the first bits of frost that have settled showing signs that Autumn has arrived. It’s potentially one of the best seasons of the year for a road trip since you can enjoy the cool air, the bright sunshine and some beautiful foliage. Often,…


Budget 2015: The changes for motorists and what they mean…

Last week on July 8th, Chancellor George Osborne announced his ever popular annual budget- the first of the new conservative government. And this time, there are some pretty big changes for motorists. From VED reforms to a new road fund, there’s a lot to take in. But what do these changes mean for the everyday…


The 5 stages of being stuck in a traffic jam…

We’ve all been there. It’s Friday afternoon and all you want to do is get home, but the four mile long tailback on the motorway is telling you otherwise. It’s times like these when you start to wonder why you ever bothered with your driving test in the first place. After all, you spend more…


Tell us your favourite driving road to win!

Have you entered our Facebook competition yet? Simply tell us your favourite UK driving road and be in with a chance of winning a set of our premium 3D plates! Enter here > > COMPETITION CLOSED!  


Highlights from the Luxury Motor Show 2015

This weekend, the motoring equivalent of London Fashion Week took place. Beautiful things were paraded around and we all had a good perve. A lucky few actually got to take a ride in something.