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The cost of filling a car with petrol or diesel in the UK at the start of 2016 is lower than at any time in seven years, as supermarkets’ cuts in both fuels to under £1 a litre grabs plenty of headlines.
On Christmas Day 2015, whilst the rest of us were opening our presents and increasing our waistlines with turkey and booze, the Indian Economic Times were reporting a helpful and revealing new text message service that can unveil the entire history of a used car before it is bought.
In the wake of the recent severe flooding, it’s important to check that a used car you may be interested in buying hasn’t been damaged beyond critical repair.

When the time comes to sell your car, you have two options:

  1. Selling Privately
  2. Part Exchange

Whilst both have their benefits and negatives, we're here to explain why part-exchanging is the safer and more secure option.

This month information and data giants Experian have reported that used car sales between the months of April and June in 2015 have hit their highest number since the recession began in 2008.
Personal Contract Purchase has become a revolution in car hire in the past five years. We explain how PCP can bring you the car you want at an affordable price.
As reported by the BBC, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has revealed that record numbers of new car registrations occurred last month, in turn making it the 43rd consecutive month of growth in the new car market.
With autumn upon us and the nights and temperatures drawing in, it’s time to take stock and consider how best to keep ourselves safe on the roads. Changing seasons bring very different road conditions: not to mention the need to winter-proof our vehicles and perhaps our driving styles. Here are our top tips for safe autumn driving.
Fitting a car seat is an absolutely crucial, indeed legally required, part of of parenthood. You should take true care when fitting the seat and ensure that you consult both the manufacturers instructions and your car’s user manual. Worryingly, a study conducted by Good Egg Safety, revealed that 60% of UK car seats are not installed correctly. This severely jeopardises the safety of your child and should be avoided at all costs.
There will always be the burning question of repairing your car against the outlay of buying a replacement but sometimes, when life forces our hand, the immediate higher expenditure can in fact save more money long term.