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Petrol Cars vs Diesel

If you don’t often travel on motorways a diesel car may not be the best choice. Many modern diesel cars are fitted with a diesel particulate filter, which can clog if the car isn’t consistently driven at motorway speeds. Diesel cars in general have lower running costs compared to petrol. This is thanks to the cheaper price of diesel as well as the better fuel economy of disiel engines. This allows diesel owners to recoup the generally higher on-the-road price you pay for a diesel... Read More »
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Preparing a Car For Spray Paint

Spray painting a car is relatively straight forward if the correct steps are carried out. Here is a quick guide on how to prepare a car so that it is ready to be sprayed. It’s recommended to spray paint a car in the summer. Aerosols tend to work more effectively in warmer climates, and the heat helps to speed up the paint drying process. If it’s not warm and dry, a well-ventilated garage is the next best option. Overalls and old clothes, as well as disposable gloves... Read More »
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Getting a Vehicle on the Road

Getting a vehicle on the road can be a little confusing, especially if it has none of the legal requirements already. These requirements are insurance tax and MOT, all of which are necessary for a vehicle to be used on public highways. Getting these requirements are usually only an issue with second-hand vehicles. Brand new vehicles often do not require a MOT for a number of years, and insurance and road tax are much easier to acquire, and sometimes even included. In order to get road tax, a vehicle must... Read More »
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The Role of a Car Designer

Many a teenagers fantasy, a car designer is a job of innovation, creativity and functional awareness. A love of all things automotive is a must and a desire to work for some of the most influential companies on the planet is a necessity. A car designer, or automobile designer, is responsible for creating innovative designs that improve the functionality and appearance of automobiles. During the role, most automobile designers work in teams with other designers or engineers. The designer will make basic sketches of the automobile... Read More »