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Best 10 Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrids have come quite a long way in the last 20 years and basically have every type and body style now. As emission-reducing legislation starts becoming stricter, the benefits of having a hybrid will continue to increase. As opposed to fully electric cars, hybrids offer more flexibility and increased range.Currently, there are two options for the electric engine in a hybrid, plug-in and range-extender (PHEV). The difference being, plug-ins need to be connected to a charging station to charge the electric engine and during travel,... Read More »

Why car finance can make perfect sense

Car finance is talked about a lot online and in dealerships, but why is it now so common and how easy is it to pass a credit check? This, of course, depends on your history, however, what we can say is that you never win with finance. Someone will always be taking some money from you, whether that be you paying an inflated fee for the car, added interest or so forth. Finance is still a great option though if you don’t have one big... Read More »

Are you a Jag lover?

If you’ve always been fascinated by Jaguars – and we obviously mean the car and not the cats, then you’ve probably come to love the extra attention to detail that goes into Jaguar motors. Even an old X-Type from say 1999 will look very swanky inside with wood panelling to the doors and the dashboard, whilst there are also steering controls, cruise control and a CD player with a 6 disk changer. Now as we look ahead at the newer lines,  Jaguar seems to be... Read More »
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Best way to finance a car

When it comes to buying a new or used car, the biggest factor that can affect your purchase is cost. It is not uncommon for people to opt for a financing option when it comes to buying a new car, be that through the car dealers themselves or with their bank, but which way is best? The two main ways to spread the cost of a car is to either take out a loan from the bank, pay for the car in full, then pay... Read More »

Why Diesel Engines Are Becoming Old-Fashioned

There is an ever growing need for diesel technology to improve, which constantly puts pressure on diesel engine manufacturers. This is due to a combination of government pressure as well as the fact that diesel engines are behind the times, especially when compared to the highly efficient hybrid engines. Many utility vehicles such as buses and trucks are still powered by diesel engines, and while they are modified to fulfil government requirements and emissions standards, they are all riding a fine line of being outright... Read More »
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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 diesel 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 straightforward 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, are... Read More »