How to check your oil

You might be surprised to hear that three quarters of all Brits don’t know how to check the oil in their car. And even more worryingly, half of drivers don’t know why oil is used in their car at all, according to new research from Mobil 1. The study also found 94 per cent of […]

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How to cut your insurance premiums

As a new driver, you’re seen as a high risk to insurance companies, and the insurance premiums you pay as a result can be astronomical. The main issue for younger drivers is your lack of experience and age – two things you can’t change. However, there are a number of changes you can make which […]

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Why fronting is a bad idea

As a young driver, your risk of being involved in an insurance claim is high, and you pay a high premium as a result. Older, more experienced drivers, however, are a much lower risk, so their insurance costs are much lower. Many people have spotted this, and in an attempt to keep their insurance costs […]

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How to clean your car

As you’ve probably noticed, winter’s on its way. And not only does this mean that it’s freezing cold outside and that you hear Christmas music wherever you go, it also means that your car is probably filthy. Not only does keeping your car clean protect the paintwork, it also means that you’ll get more for […]

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How to fit alloy wheels

Alloy wheels look great: fact. And not only do they smarten up a car, they’re also easier to keep clean than steel wheels with plastic hubcaps stuck on. You can get a decent set of alloys for around £400, but be careful – you can’t just stick any old wheels on. The wheel width and […]

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Car security guide

As even the most basic of city cars comes with remote central locking nowadays, it’s easy to assume that when you press that button your car is safe. However, this may not be the case; there’s a new scam in town, with thieves using remote controls for garage doors or gates to block the signal […]

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