What is tyre insurance, and why do you need it?

What is tyre insurance, and why do you need it?

Tyre insurance becoming increasingly popular for UK drivers, and for good reason. But what actually is tyre insurance, what does it cover, and why should you think about investing in it?…

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What kind of vehicle fuel is right for you?

What kind of vehicle fuel is right for you?

A vehicle can be such an essential part of your daily life, but everyone has different primary needs for a vehicle. Whether your focus is more on long-distance commuting or local driving will have a great impact on which fuel type is best for you. So what are your main options, and what do you need to know about each?…

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What you need to know about writing off a car

What you need to know about writing off a car

When you hear someone has been in a car crash, your first thought is of their state of health. 'Are they OK?' you ask. The idea of your loved ones being in an accident is frightening and the state of their vehicle will not be your first concern. When you know they are fine, the next thought you have is for the car. Then you hear the words, 'it's a write-off.'…

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Is it wise to buy a new car during the coronavirus pandemic?

Is it wise to buy a new car during the coronavirus pandemic?

For several months car dealerships around the UK have been closed due to the Covid-19 lockdown. But, they're now open again and seeking customers to buy new vehicles. Money has been at the forefront of everyone's mind during this pandemic, so to a lot of people buying a new car right now might be bottom of their list of priorities - but should it be?…

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How do you keep your vehicle's tyres in the best possible condition?

How do you keep your vehicle's tyres in the best possible condition?

Your tyres are one of the most essential parts of your vehicle - they are literally the only thing keeping you on the road. Your whole vehicle touches the road's surface on a surprisingly small patch of the tyre. Despite this, however, many drivers fail to understand how to keep their tyres in the best condition possible.…

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What are the benefits of an EV for a car enthusiast?

What are the benefits of an EV for a car enthusiast?

Electric vehicles are consistently growing in popularity, and they are becoming far more commonplace as the technology in them continues to improve. Electric vehicles are often seen as the antithesis of the "enthusiast's choice"; however, the reality of it is that EVs have a lot to offer car enthusiasts.…

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How to safely store your car for a long period

How to safely store your car for a long period

Whether it's your weekend fun car, your beloved classic, or your daily driver that you simply don't have the need for any longer, it's important to store your vehicle properly if you're not going to be using it for a while.…

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The winners of the new car awards 2020

The winners of the new car awards 2020

2020 has been a challenging year for many – but when it comes to shiny new cars rolling off the production lines, there’s plenty to look forward to. Autotrader surveyed over 181,000 of their readers across the UK to figure out which wheels came out on top in 2020 – and here are the results.…

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Does modifying your car affect your insurance premiums?

Does modifying your car affect your insurance premiums?

If you have a modified vehicle, or you're thinking about modifying your vehicle, it can be confusing to understand how it might affect your insurance premiums. If you're spending a lot of money upgrading your vehicle, the last thing you want is an unexpected rise in your insurance costs. That's why Gap Insurance UK has put this brief overview together to give you the information you need to make an informed decision.…

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How car dealerships are adapting to cope with coronavirus

How car dealerships are adapting to cope with coronavirus

The coronavirus has brought virtually every industry to its knees, and motoring has been no exception. Every motoring department has seen fundamental shifts, from the design and manufacture of vehicles through to the way they're bought. Provincial light is at the end of the tunnel, however, as since June 1st car dealers have begun being allowed to reopen.…

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