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All things automobile, the blog of Direct Gap.

Dealerships reopen with great discounts - here are 5 of our favourite deals!

Dealerships reopen with great discounts - here are 5 of our favourite deals!

As businesses begin to reopen with the easing of the COVID-19 lockdown, car dealerships across most of the UK are repeating the same tricks they used after the Global Financial Crisis 10 years ago – great deals with huge savings.

By Beate Kubitz at 22 Jun 2020
Do Dashcams Make Car Insurance Cheaper?

Do Dashcams Make Car Insurance Cheaper?

Basically, they’re a type of on-board camera that you can fix to your car that continuously records video footage of everything that goes on around you whilst you’re driving. It essentially captures evidence that can be used by you, in the unfortunate event of an accident, to help determine with whom the fault lies.

By Beate Kubitz at 15 Jun 2020
10 great car accessories for business on the road

10 great car accessories for business on the road

Business trips can mean a lot of time spent behind the wheel. Maximise your business opportunities and travel in comfort and style with these 10 car accessories that make business on the road that little bit easier.

By Beate Kubitz at 9 Jun 2020
Top 10 best selling cars of 2020 so far

Top 10 best selling cars of 2020 so far

Buying a new car is a rite of passage, but with so many models on the market, it can feel overwhelming to know which model is right for you - especially if you are buying for the first time or looking to upgrade from your first car. To help you understand which car is best for you, we've looked at the best selling cars of 2020, according to SMMT data.

By Beate Kubitz at 1 Jun 2020
The electric car charging network in the UK

The electric car charging network in the UK

Spring 2020 has been a monumental few months for the UK. As the coronavirus pandemic has spread, the country has, in many ways, ground to a halt. Companies have shifted to new ways of working, manufacturers have seen reduced production capability due to social distancing measures, and the economy has suffered as thousands of people have faced an uncertain financial future in these turbulent times.

By Beate Kubitz at 25 May 2020
6 New Affordable Electric Cars for 2020

6 New Affordable Electric Cars for 2020

Electric cars continue to become more and more popular as consumers weigh up the environmental impacts of owning petrol and diesel-powered cars.

By Beate Kubitz at 18 May 2020