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Online shopping has become the norm when it comes to retail, with internet sales rising to over a quarter of total retail sales in the UK. You can buy everything online, from books and electronics to handmade gifts and furniture – and today, you can even buy a car.
Electric cars are steadily gaining the favor of the British public. Naysayers point to the issues such as limited charging infrastructure and lengthy recharge times, but the fact of the matter is that they’re a great alternative to a petrol-powered car – especially if you buy a small one.Perhaps the biggest drawback...
When starting a family, you might groan at the idea of trading in your four-door sedan for a “mom-mobile.” Thankfully on today’s market, there are tons of options that offer top-notch safety features at a reasonable price. The way to go is SUVs. These vehicles are designed for families. They offer protection...
When buying a car it is sensible to ask "How much is car insurance?" because it is often the largest recurring expense for a car owner. Currently, in the UK the average annual premium is £444. Figuring this out can be tricky. Several factors go into calculating the price, including your age,...
To be a worthy competitor in the automotive industry, you need to ensure your business is consistently driving sales.The most desired outcome of every customer journey is a sale conversion. If your business creates the most effective marketing strategies for every point of engagement, this can drive a...
1994 marked the 30th anniversary of the Ford Mustang. It also brought about the introduction of the fourth generation. The '94 Mustang was built using a new SN-95/Fox4 Platform. Ford claimed that 1,330 of the 1,850 parts had been changed. The Mustang was different and drove differently.The 4th...
Families who need a car that can accommodate up to seven passengers but that needs to be able to handle a long commute should be looking at a few SUVs. They'll give you everything you need to run your errands and take the kids to school while giving you the space and...
To sell or not to sell? That is the question asked by drivers everywhere after a few years of owning the same car.There are many factors motivating us to keep our vehicles up to date such as enjoying the benefits of the latest technology and ensuring efficiency, despite...
Looking for a stylish first car? Check out this guide to the best cars for teenagers available right now! Find the perfect, cost-effective car for you.
When you search for car insurance, you’ll be asked to choose your car’s 'class of use'. This is simply an insurance term to describe the way you use your car. Crucially, it’s also one of the key factors insurers consider when it comes to working out your premium, but that also means...
Whether you’re buying or selling a car, the most important thing to do is research throughout the whole process to ensure you’re getting a good deal.Of course it’s important to know whether your new purchase will be reliable or fit your family in, but the most fundamental question is of price - you need...
As your car ages, the parts that work together to keep it functioning may require replacement. When it's time to replace your car parts, you can either purchase what you need from an authorized dealer (OEM parts) or get them from an independent shop that will usually supply 'aftermarket' parts.
If you plan on buying a new car anytime soon, you might want to reconsider when you consider the extensive delays that motorists are facing right now. If you were to buy new right now, you might find yourself waiting for up to a year for your car depending on the manufacturer. It is for...
When buying a car one of the important components is its safety features. In this guide, we’re looking at advanced active car safety systems and what they do. In other words, we’re taking a closer look at all the features that car manufacturers are installing to keep you safe on the road. There are some...
With shopping on the streets at an all-time low and e-commerce on the rise, there is no doubt that the demand for courier services is increasing by the day. If living in the UK, this could be a lucrative opportunity for you to become self-employed. Whether you have experience in the courier sector or...
We all adore our cars. Most of us spend a decent portion of each day in cars, and we utilise them for a variety of purposes. A car is a modern-day necessity thus, we spend a lot of money on them not least because we choose to purchase the most attractive car...
More and more households are investing in power tools, as people begin to keenly take repair work and maintenance into their own hands; the power tools market is going from strength to strength, thanks to increased retail interest. But specific tools, like the impact wrench for automotive and construction use, present difficulties...
The Nissan Juke really kicked the small SUV craze off. Since then nearly all the car manufacturers offer something that’s both small and tall. If you’re not after a new one, SUVs make great 2nd hand cars. They’ve been around for a while now so there’s plenty on offer, all at good...
The Facebook marketplace is great for people who are shopping for a used car. It turns out to be a safe platform for many users who wish to sell or buy cars. The process is quite simple as you just need to check the seller’s profile and message them directly through the messenger...
Amid the UK’s crazys fuel crisis, in which petrol stations all across the UK began running low on fuel because people were panic buying, it got us thinking; could this fuel crisis urge more motorists to switch to electric motors? If you can't be without a functioning car why not remove the need to...
Worn or tatty looking bits of your car can really age it, reducing both its resale value and your pleasure driving it. Depending on the car you have, changing parts can either be a straightforward process or a more complicated one. Some parts can be repaired or touched up rather than needing to be...
Ever wondered what are some of the most common road accidents in the UK?Road accidents unfortunately are still a relatively common occurrence. All it can take is a momentary lapse of judgement or attention for an accident to occur.When an accident occurs, the emergency...
A car maintenance business is a fantastic way to earn some extra cash, especially if you’re a car enthusiast. Start your business as a side hustle alongside your full-time job until you have built up a decent client base and collection of equipment. Here are a few things to bear in mind...
If you are looking for a new vehicle, and buying it outright isn’t the best option for you, then you might have come across the option of leasing a car. Therefore, here is everything you need to know about car leasing.What is car leasing?Leasing...
Maximise Trade-In Value With a Few Simple TipsYour car is your investment.  At a certain point, the investment starts to lose its lustre.  If you can see that early, you can trade-in your car for the best rate and start over again with something new.  How can you...
Elon Musk ensures that Tesla is always in the news and as a result, he has made sure that Tesla dominates the minds of many when it comes to the electric vehicle market. With the announcement of the new Ford F150 Lightning Pro, however, it seems that the tide may be changing.The Lightning Pro...
Finding somewhere nice to visit for a quick getaway with friends or family can be challenging especially during times like this. The risks from traveling abroad can be quite high, both in terms of cancelations, health concerns, and changes in quarantine rules whilst you’re away. Lots of people have turned their attention...
A good goal for a car owner is to decide when to trade a vehicle rather than repair it.  Toward that end, here are some tips and tricks to figure out whether you should sell or repair an old car.New TyresIf your tires are...
Buying a car is almost never as fun as it’s supposed to be. There’s way too much choice, it’s tough trying to work out how far your budget can actually get you and you’ve got all sorts of finance offers being thrown at you which you can’t figure out as to whether...
It is fair to say that 2020 was somewhat disastrous for motorcycle shows (and just about everything else) as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. While the pandemic is not yet over, there is a lot to be positive about in 2021 and there are a handful of motorcycle events given...
Over the last year, car detailing has become more popular among car owners. With the pandemic keeping many car washing facilities closed, motorists have had little choice but to pick up the bucket and sponge themselves. But while cleaning a car doesn’t sound all that difficult, car detailing like...
We all have saving goals - for some, it's the down payment on a home, for others it's the holiday of a lifetime. But the rest of us, we dream of hitting the forecourt of a car dealership and driving away with the car of our dreams. Cars provide us with options...
We've all heard the stories. "Frank bought a BMW just 18 months ago and lost £8k on depreciation.""You lose 60% of the value of a new car in just three years." That second one is actually true. That's right. 60% of the...
Whether you’re working professionally as a mechanic, or just enjoy trying out modifications and repairs on your own car, you’re probably only too familiar with how messy things can get.While you might not mind a bit of grease or oil on your hands here and there, wearing gloves...
Leasing has become very popular in recent years and this is for good reason because it can bring so many perks to motorists, especially those that like the idea of driving new, high-class vehicles every few years. As with any industry, times change though which means that consumer expectations are not what...
2020 was a testing year for economies across the world. In particular, in the UK, we have been struggling with Covid cases and deaths severely. Businesses have shut forever, some can’t open legally under lockdown, while others are still thriving. Times have truly been uncertain.When we take a...
Do you love cars? Do you dream about gearboxes and oil changes? Do you have a knack for buying and selling cars? Fancy being a chauffeur? Would your private desert island getaway involve a racetrack around it? If the answers to those questions are all ‘yes’, you might just be the right...
Given that a tyre is the point of contact between a vehicle and the road, surprising statistics show that these crucial components are often neglected, resulting not only in high costs but compromising safety as well. In light of this, here are a few important statistics that every motorist should be aware...
For many, buying a car is an essential purchase. A car is needed for commuting, running the kids around and more. Whether you’re living in a rural area, or in a city, it’s likely owning a car will make your life easier and you won’t have to rely on others or public...
Whether you are looking for your first car or a second family car, a great way to save money is to buy a used car. The used car market continues to grow each year, and with the advancements, in technology, a 5-year or used car is should still be in perfect working...