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Looking After Your Leather Car Seats

The condition of the interior of your car is just as important as the condition of what’s under your car’s bonnet. Keeping your car maintained means looking after all aspects of your vehicle, including your upholstery, carpet and leather car seats. There’s no point of having a beautiful car with luxury leather seats if you’re not prepared to look after them. In the same way that scratched paint work can lower the value of your car, shabby, poorly-maintained leather car seats can make your car less desirable too. Keeping your interior looking good is as easy as following some easy leather car seat care tips.

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What To Know When Buying a Second Hand Car

Second hand cars are a great option for saving some money or upgrading your model on a budget, but there can be many pitfalls when buying second hands cars that could lead to bigger issues down the line. Whether buying a second hand car for the first time or the fifth time, there are many aspects to consider before you hand over any money or sign any paperwork. Used cars can have a variety of issues that aren’t visible and making sure you know what to look for in a second hand car can save you trips in and out of the garage and costly bills.

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Are German Makes Reliable Cars?

Over the years, German cars have received a mixture of reviews, with some perpetuating the myth that German makes aren’t reliable cars. However, this isn’t entirely accurate and includes many variables. German cars are popular in the UK, and this popularity is only increasing. So why would people continue to invest in German cars if they were truly unreliable cars? The truth is that German car owners see them as highly reliable and quality vehicles. So where has this misconception of German cars come from?

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Know The New MOT Rules

On 20th May 2018 the new MOT rules were introduced across England, Scotland and Wales. The new MOT rules affect all cars, vans and motorbikes, as well as other passenger vehicles.

The New MOT Rules

The new MOT rules consist of two main changes. Defect categories have now been introduced, and diesel particulate filters are now inspected on diesel vehicles. There are also additional parameters added to the MOT service. Continue reading

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Road Trip Checklist for the Summer

With the weather starting to get a little cheerier in the UK, are you starting to plan a road trip over the summer? Whether it’s a family outing, a road trip with friends, or you’re going somewhere alone, we’ve create a road trip checklist to help you have the ultimate road trip, whilst still staying covered if something went wrong. Before we start the full road trip checklist, a couple of things you must remember to take with you are your driving license and contact numbers such as your breakdown company.

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Tips for Effective Tyre Maintenance

Tyre maintenance is extremely important for your safety whilst driving, in addition to the safety of others around you on the road. If your tyres are faulty, there’s a higher risk of your vehicle spinning out of control; particularly in poor weather conditions. Below, we’ve shared our top 3 tips that you should be following for effective tyre maintenance.

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Driving Tips for Safe Driving All Year Round

There are lots of blogs around sharing driving tips to help you drive safer in extreme weather conditions, and, although this is necessary, we strongly believe you should be given tips for safe driving all year round. That’s why we’ve come up with our top driving tips to ensure you have the safest driving in all seasons of the year, not just in extreme conditions.

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