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Car Insurance Auto-Renewal Could Cost You Up To £237 26 Aug 2013 | 03:43 pm

Are you one of the 30% of drivers who auto-renewed their last car insurance policy? Direct debits and recurring credit card payments make it easy to do, and most car insurance companies go out of the...

Product Test: Power Maxed Car Cleaning Range 20 Aug 2013 | 11:09 am

The Power Maxed Car Wash & Wax gave a decent shine to my paintwork. I was recently contacted by Power Maxed, a company selling a new (to the UK) range of car cleaning products, to ask if I’d like to ...

Police Find 5.1% Of Drivers Stopped Are Over Drink-Drive Limit 26 Jul 2013 | 05:52 pm

In June, the police ran a national crackdown on drink-driving — one of two that takes place each year. In total, 100,892 drivers were stopped, and 5,170 (5.1%) drivers of those failed the breathalyser...

Japanese Cars Are Still Most Reliable, Says Warranty Specialist 26 Jul 2013 | 06:15 am

Honda is the UK’s most reliable car manufacturer, for the eight consecutive year. Honda is the most reliable used car manufacturer in the UK for the eighth consecutive year, according to research by ...

30% of Parents May Have Illegal Tyres 25 Jul 2013 | 06:48 pm

Falken visited Moorfield Primary School and discovered eight of the 25 cars checked had illegal tyres fitted. Children and parents alike learnt about the importance of tyre safety. A tyre safety chec...

Abandon Hope, DIY Mechanics: Modern Cars Aren’t Made For You 23 Jul 2013 | 02:44 pm

DIY car maintenance is much harder than it used to be unless you have manufacturing training and special tools. DIY car maintenance used to be a pretty routine sight. Changing a headlamp or replacing...

You Could Save Up To 20% On Your Petrol Bill 10 Jul 2013 | 08:59 pm

Do you suffer from a heavy right foot? Do your car surge from roundabout to the next, only to come to an abrupt halt as you are forced to break hard? Or perhaps you have a boot full of ‘stuff’ and ha...

14% of Motorists Have Bought Tyres Online – Here’s Why 12 Jun 2013 | 09:10 pm

More than 33% of drivers would now consider buying tyres online, and 14% have already done so -- including me. I explain why.

Can Group Buying Discounts Schemes Work For Fuel? 28 May 2013 | 09:05 pm

Filler App is a new scheme aimed at providing group buying discounts on petrol and diesel. Unfortunately, I'm not convinced it will work - here's why.

Young Drivers Could Face Probation Period & Zero Alcohol Limit 16 May 2013 | 08:55 pm

Learner drivers could face tougher lessons and new restrictions after they pass their test, if new government proposals become law.

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