in General

Brake Fluid Changes – Keep On The Black Stuff!

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Brake Fluid. Is it really that important that we change it? Well that depends if you fancy wrapping your car round a tree really. It’s alarming the amount of vehicles we have in for service that have defective brake fluid as it’s not been changed in years, or in some cases never at all.
Brake fluid is hygroscopic oil which

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Oil Changes: Just How Important Are They?

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Oil is like blood for your engine. It’s the lifeline that keeps everything moving and to all intents and purposes the oil pump is like the human heart, pumping the oil around the engine to keep it alive.
The engine itself is made up of many moving parts and each part needs sufficient lubrication to keep moving. An oil starved

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DVLA Says Goodbye to the Counterpart

As of 8th June 2015, the counterpart section of the driving license is no longer valid or issued by the DVLA.
From now on all details will be accessible through the DVLA’s new MyLicence online system.
The decision to abolish the counterpart was as a result of the government’s Red Tape Challenge consultation on road transportation. It also aligns to DVLA’s

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in Environment, General, Industry

Are Manufacturers Misleading Customers About Car Efficiency?

As more and more consumers across the world become increasingly focused on emissions and general fuel economy in their day to day lives, are manufacturers guilty of manipulating efficiency tests?
In a report by the Transport & Environment campaign group, they have documented certain ‘tricks of the trade’ in which they can exploit loop holes in the assessment process to

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in Company, Ford, General, Industry, Technology

The Future of Car Safety?

Ford will be selling a car that can read road signs and adjust its speed to ensure the vehicle is not driving too fast. The system can be activated via the steering wheel and briefly overridden by pressing on the accelerator. They stated that the technology will help drivers in regards to avoiding fines and accidents.
“There’s a plan for speed restrictions to

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in General, Industry

The Driving Test Celebrates it’s 80th Birthday, But is it Time For Change?

As the driving test turns 80 years old, the milestone has been met with calls for reform on the current structure.
The RAC Foundation and the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) in particular have spoken out for a test ‘fit for the 21st century’, which would see an introduction of ‘graduated’ driving licences that would have sanctions for newly qualified

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The Playground for the Super Rich…

Built on the shorefront of Sunny Isles Beach in Miami, Porsche Design have produced one of the most spectacular and stunning buildings that will provide billionaire’s with a fantastic playground.
Standing 650ft tall in the air boasting 60 floors, the Porsche Design Tower has been designed to give their residents the most luxurious apartments with some exciting and unique

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Protect your car for possibly the worst winter in years!

Forecasters have predicted that Britain should brace itself for a bitterly cold few months ahead.
With persistent cold winds and the extreme likelihood of heavy snow covering the whole country, the most severe weather since 1947, make sure that you’re not caught out in the cold!

Experts have reported that the arctic air from the North Pole will be

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