UK car and automotive news and reviews

Browsing all posts in August, 2012.

Top 5 Ways to Save Money on UK Car Insurance

Many residents in the United Kingdom pay a small fortune on their premiums for UK car insurance, UK home insurance and more. Insurance can provide you with a considerable number of benefits, and in some cases, cover is required by law or by your lender. Today, police have said they have seized their millionth uninsured [...]

Vauxhall’s green reputation goes before it

EcoVelocity is only in its second year, but the London-based show has proven to be incredibly popular with green and electric car lovers from all backgrounds. Visitors to this year’s event were markedly up on last year’s debut event. During this show, though, Vauxhall was named one of the stars of the show – and [...]

The Top 5 Reasons To Get UK Breakdown Insurance

If you’re like some people, perhaps you’d rather not pay for breakdown insurance unless you feel that it’s absolutely essential. However, breakdowns are more common than you might realise. Read below for 5 reasons why UK breakdown insurance can actually be a very valuable resource. Check out Express Insurance here for great insurance deals! Holiday [...]

As good as new! Easy steps towards a thoroughly clean car

For some of us, cleaning the car out can be a therapeutic experience, whilst for others it can just be a dull chore. But whichever way you look at it, you’re maintaining your car’s value and potentially even helping to extend its lifespan – not a bad way to spend the afternoon then! Interior If [...]

How to: run your car on a fast-food diet

We all know that energy crops such as soybeans and rapeseed can be harvested and processed in order to produce fuel for our vehicles, but perhaps less well-known is the fact that most biological products contain energy that can be harnessed by man, including food products and even animal waste. In May 2011, leading petrol [...]

Hyundai recalls close to 200,000 Santa Fe’s

Hyundai has recalled 199,118 Santa Fe SUVs in the United States because the front passenger airbag may not deploy in a crash situation. Any Santa Fe SUVs from model years 2007 to 2009 that were made from April 2006 until July 7 2008 apparently have difficulty detecting ‘small-statured adults’ in the front passenger seat according [...]