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6 Money-saving car leasing tips

If you don’t want to buy a car, there is plenty of appeals to leasing a car. For example, if you lease a car you can pay monthly payments, which can be significantly less than buying a car outright. The down payment can be small. The vehicle is brand new and covered by a warranty and it can help you get on track for purchasing/leasing a new car in short time. Although there is plenty of perks and benefits, you can find yourself in some sticky situations. That’s why we have put together a few money saving tips to keep you on track. Be sure to avoid leases that extend […]

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How to Maintain Your Car: Know when Your Axle is failing

You rely a great deal on your car on a daily basis. When something starts to go wrong with your car, you may not know what to do. Unfortunately, some people tend to ignore or muddle through when their car starts to act up. This can lead to disastrous results. In the case of your axles, nothing could be worse than to ignore the signs of trouble. As your axle is the part of your car attached to your wheels that keeps them rotating, it goes almost without saying that your car wont function if it fails. Knowing the signs of impending axle failure will help you to avoid vehicular […]

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UK Driving Laws to Note – These Have Changed Recently

It is really important to stay aware of the driving laws, to make sure that you are not breaking any by mistake. Ignorance is no defence, so read on to make sure that you comply with all of the new laws. Pass ‘N’ Go will make sure that you are aware of the changes and avoid prosecution which could lead to prison, fines or points. Drug Driving From March 2nd 2015 there have been much stricter rules on drivng under the influence of drugs. These include legal and illegal drugs. The illegal drugs are LSD, Ketamine, Heroin, Ecstacy, Cocoaine and Cannabis and prescribed drugs include Clonazepam, Temazepam, Flunitrazepam and Diazepam. […]

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Advice for reducing your motoring costs

Changing your attitudes when driving can help to bring the cost of motoring down, leading van lease company Northgate has advised. The firm has recommended that motorists alter how they act when behind the wheel, by aiming to: Change gears before the rev count becomes too high, in order to avoid putting undue strain on the car’s engine. Take corners smoothly, so that less stress is placed on a vehicle’s steering components and its suspension system. Adopt a more relaxed approach to accelerating, as this will put less pressure on a car’s clutch. Opt to brake less harshly, due to this manoeuvre causing brake pads to wear down a lot […]

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European road rules quiz

Countries throughout Europe will have their own unique road rules. It is important that you are aware of each of these rules, so that you don’t end up breaking the law inadvertently when travelling across the continent. See how well you can distinguish between the likes of Dutch drivers and Cypriot car owners by taking this European road rules quiz compiled by used van retailer Van Monster: Questions What does a yellow diamond sign with a diagonal black line running through it mean when driving in France? a) Yellow vehicles aren’t allowed b) You are travelling on a priority road c) The end of a priority road has been reached […]

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What Can We Learn from Inchcape’s Luxurious New Showroom? Plenty!

Technology has spurred multiple changes across industries, with some changes being more disruptive than others. But can we take something as old fashioned as an in-person showroom and jazz things up? After looking at the news about Inchcape’s new showroom in West London, it seems like the answer is a resounding yes. The new facility can be found by heading right off the A4 on Capital Interchange Way in Brentford. The space is so large that it supports 90 vehicles on four decks. The facility is large enough that it requires 70 people to help keep things running smoothly. This endeavor is now finished and this showroom is considered the […]

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Can a New Name Still Communicate Old Traditions?

Lookers plc group is a well known entity in the car dealership space, managing multiple brands across the UK. They are regarded as one of the biggest motor groups in the country, coming in as a solid second in the marketplace. What makes Lookers so formidable is that they pursue strategic acquisitions that not only grow their brand, but expand their marketplace. Today’s consumers are hunting for not just good cars, but the best experience possible. Pulling multiple brands under one umbrella gives the company an opportunity to have a consistent product, both on the car side as well as the service side. For an acquisition to make sense, it […]

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Grainger Air Conditioner Compressor

Grainger creates some of the most reliable air conditioner compressors. The air conditioner plays a huge role in the car. The main part or central part of the air conditioner is the compressor. Cooling of the interior of the vehicle is possible due to the coolant compression. For compression to take place, there needs to be coolant depression. Once depression takes place, there is the delivery of cold air into the conditioner. When you switch on your car’s air conditioner, this is the process that takes place every time. The air conditioner compressor usually requires a lot of energies, and that is why you find many users do not use […]

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Biofuel biodiesel

Biofuel or biodiesel is one of the most important types of fuel that is being used as an alternative of fossil fuels. The energy biofuels and biodiesel produce are counted as green energy. The reason is that they keep the pollution level in control unlike the sources of black energy like coal and petroleum. They do not increase the temperature of the earth by producing the green house gases. Moreover the price of these materials is quite low if compared to that of the conventional fuels. Hence many people are switching over to this as it is cost effective and good for the health of our planet. The general resources […]

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Super Cars For The Super Rich

For most of us, owning a sports car is purely a dream, but the super-rich are known to store them like toys. Why we’re sitting drooling over posters a 21 year old star is picking out his latest supercar as if it’s a chocolate bar on a supermarket shelf. But there are some cars that even the super-rich drool over the thought of owning. Here are my favourite 5. Enjoy! Bugatti Veyron Super Sports The standard Bugatti Veyron costs around $1.5 million which would even be out of reach for some millionaires but it takes a serious millionaire to afford the Bugatti Veyron Super Sports. At an ego-crushing $2.4 million […]

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