Monthly Archives: April 2014

Why Being A Good Driver Can Lower Your Insurance Costs

We all know that car insurance is one of those necessary evils when it comes to buying a car and legally being able to drive it on Britain’s public roads. You often see adverts on TV, the radio and in the media about how you should use certain companies for your insurance cover because they are statistically cheaper than their competitors, but it seems that no-one really explains how to practically save on your car insurance.

An In-Depth Guide To Diesel Particulate Filters

In the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe, there are strict EU emissions directives that mean car engines have to be greener. This ongoing challenge for car manufacturers across the world essentially causes these carmakers to come up with all sorts of new engine technologies in an effort to reduce engine emissions.

Dream Cars Can Become Reality Thanks To These Secret Buying Tips!

Let’s face it; everyone has a dream car that they want to buy some day if they come into a huge sum of money. Some people might want a Porsche 911 or a Bentley while others might want something with muscle such as the Ford Mustang, or even something different like a Holden Ute!

But for many car ‘dreamers’, they feel getting the car they always wanted is always going to be out of their reach. I will let you in on a little secret: you CAN afford to buy the car of your dreams, and no you don’t have to steal it! Intrigued? Read on to learn more about how you can go out today and get that dream car away from the car dealer’s showroom and onto your driveway!

What To Do If Your Suzuki Has Failed Its MOT Test

Suzuki cars are, for the most part, pretty reliable and well-built. But like with all mass-produced cars, mechanical problems can present themselves in Suzuki cars in all sorts of ways, especially if the cars concerned are several years old.

Another thing that can affect how problematic a Suzuki car can be is if it has not been maintained properly by its previous owners. For example, oil is the lifeblood of any car’s engine and if the oil is not renewed on a regular basis (in accordance with the car manufacturer’s service interval recommendations), it can cause all sorts of internal problems such as a build-up of sludge, blown cylinder head gaskets, worn oil seals and more.

Can You Really Get Cheap Car Insurance For A BMW?

I didn’t really believe this at first, but I was astonished to discover that people can actually get cheap and affordable car insurance!

For the most part, I have always driven cars that are categorised in fairly low insurance groups so that I specifically didn’t have to pay much for my car insurance, and I must admit that buying a BMW has always been a bit of a pipe dream for me as I was often told that owning a BMW means that you would have to pay a small fortune for your insurance.

Where Do People Get The Best Car Deals From?

I’ve owned a fair amount of cars over the years, and at this present moment in time I find myself having to seek out a good deal on yet another car as my current 15-year old car has failed its MOT.

Normally I would have just had the repair work carried out but it’s got to the point where my car spends more time with a mechanic than it does with me, plus the cost of the repairs to fix the MOT failure would cost about three times the value of the car!

8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Mazda Car Company

Mazda has been a household name amongst car enthusiasts for many years, but they don’t tend to go out of their way to promote their history, or any interesting facts about the company. Considering this, I’ve spent the last few days researching them in the hope of writing this article and highlighting some information you might find interesting. Don’t get me wrong, I’m certainly no expert on the subject, but I’m confident you’ll enjoy reading about the 8 things I’ve listed below. At the end of the day, if you’re a true enthusiast, you should always find out as much as you can about your favourite designers and manufacturers.