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5 reasons why your car won’t start in the cold

Thursday 10th December 2020

December brings with it the chilling temperatures, icier roads to contend with when driving and the need for lots of cans of de-icer! But what happens if your car won’t start during the colder months? Our guide highlights the 5 most common reasons for why your vehicle may not start in the cold, so y... Read More

5 reasons why your car air conditioning smells

Tuesday 10th November 2020

Why does my car air conditioning smell? Does your air conditioning smell musty? Or perhaps it’s blowing out an unpleasant smell when you turn it on? As well as being inconvenient and leading you to feel uncomfortable, smelly car AC systems can sometimes indicate a more serious problem. Below, we h... Read More

Signs of a dead car battery

Monday 9th November 2020

Experiencing a flat car battery can be frustrating – especially as you’re likely to figure this out as you’re attempting to reverse off the drive. Never ideal timing! Flat batteries can occur due to a number of reasons, such as a drop in temperature, or because your car has been sitting on the drive... Read More

Winter car safety checklist

Friday 16th October 2020

How to prepare a car for winter With the nights drawing in, the temperature plummeting and the leaves falling from the trees, winter is certainly on it’s way. But how can you ensure your vehicle is prepared for the colder season? From winter driving advice to winter car safety tips, our guide has y... Read More

How can drivers help the environment?

Thursday 15th October 2020

Why driving is bad for the environment The impact that vehicles have on the environment can be quite damaging, but what is it that causes this adverse effect? Vehicle exhausts release hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides which, together, react with sunlight to increase the ground-level ozone. They also... Read More

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