Despite the unusually warm weather for Halloween this year, it’s a good time to get your car ready for the winter now before it gets too cold. With Christmas coming up and the busy rush on the roads getting to see relatives at Christmas time, you’ll want your car to be well prepared for slippery icy roads, heavy rain and snowfall. This brief article will help you check your car’s vital signs for Winter in an update to our original article last year.
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There has been plenty of news related to Volkswagen and it’s diesel emissions scandal over the last few weeks. As a consumer who may have purchased a VW in recent months we thought we’d create an article on how it may affect your own car you’ve bought. Just to be clear, we are writing this information in an unbiased manner (despite being an independent VW & Audi specialist) and are not affiliated with VW or any government authorities on the matter.
You may love or even hate your car depending on many factors; reliability, appeal, consumption, speed, etc. Knowing when to ditch your car and upgrade can be a challenging task especially when cost is a major factor. This article will help you assess the tricky decisions involved when your car is coming to the end of it’s life, or simply when you think it’s time for a change in vehicle.
If you’ve noticed a pool or even streak of oil underneath your car, it can be very frustrating and worrying when you don’t know what the cause is. Looking underneath the car for drips may isolate the area (and confirm it’s your car not someone else who parked there beforehand) but you may still feel clueless as to the cause. Here we’ll explain a few of the main possibilities for oil leaks on your car and remind you to get it checked out by a professional mechanic as soon as possible to prevent a car breakdown.
Having a phone or tablet has revolutionised the way motorists can navigate without bulky satellite navigation systems, listen to music, or check for traffic updates which all help make driving a more pleasant experience for us. Therefore, we’ve put together a selection of the most useful apps we’ve found to help us on our journeys and commutes. Please note, the prices are subject to change and were correct when this article was originally written.