Practical Ways To Keep Your Car Running In Winter

As we are in the midst of winter here in the United Kingdom, and the weather is progressively getting colder, the thoughts of many a motorist are turning to whether their cars are going to be able to cope with the harsh winter conditions with ease or not.   Photo via Flickr   I personally drive a fairly old car (it’s about 15 years old) and I’ll be honest with you, I do wonder whether it is going to make it through another winter but so far I’ve not had any major issues Read more […]

Buying Your First Motorcycle: 5 Things to Consider

Getting a new motorcycle is a big deal – you can’t simply go out and pick up the first one you see. Indeed, choosing a motorcycle is not only an investment of money, but also time. What happens if you purchase a motorcycle that is older and needs constant upkeep? This could take a hit on your wallet and schedule. Not only that, but older model motorcycles can be expensive in the insurance department as well – purchasing a policy for an older model motorcycle can cause your premiums to go through Read more […]

Oddball Ideas Cars Of The Future Might Actually Have!

One of the things that I love learning about is what future technologies can do to help us become better motorists on the roads of Britain. Car manufacturers have developed all sorts of assistive and ‘adaptive’ technologies to either make our lives on the road easier or safer, or to help us learn how we should perform certain tasks more efficiently than we do today.   For example, it is not uncommon to buy certain models which use cameras and sensors to park your car for you; it’s obvious Read more […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Car’s Handling

Regardless of whether your car cost £8,000 or £180,000 to manufacture when it was brand new, carmakers tend to compromise between cost and function when it comes to developing the best handling for their vehicles.   Photo Source   All too often, car owners complain about certain characteristics of their car’s handling being somewhat lax or inefficient; for example, some of the most common complaints about a car’s handling is its inability to go around corners at speed Read more […]

Getting Parts for a Bargained Price

Do you need car parts, but want them for the cheapest price available? When people sell parts, many of them take many factors into consideration when they determine the pricing of each item. The intricacy of the part along with the labor fees of removing them from another vehicle are the main two factors as part of the pricing process. In order to reduce costs, one must either remove the need for the part or remove the need for the labor. Since the former does not seem like a reasonable option for Read more […]

A short Synopsis of Accudraft

Accudraft Paint Booths is a company which is an expert in tackling more than one product for years, and has spread its business in parts of the western hemisphere. It not only deals in automobiles and trucks but also does the same finishing work for the aircraft companies. Accudraft Paint Booths are used mainly for the proficient and productive environment. It is a well known fact that the presence of any contaminant will affect the quality of the paint job. A paint booth is an arrangement which Read more […]

Choosing Your Vehicle’s Accessories

Presentation is everything, no matter where you are and what you do. If you have a vehicle then you want to make sure that it looks good but also that it suits your own style. Those who drive will often find that they are using their cars for practical reasons. Living out in remote, rural areas will often require you to have your own transport so this is something that you will need to consider if you do not have a vehicle. When shopping for one you will often pick the vehicle depending on specific Read more […]

Avalanche Safety

During the winter months, mountainous areas provide breathtaking scenery and an excellent opportunity to enjoy recreational activities.  Although wintertime in the mountains can be beautiful and exhilarating, it can also be extremely dangerous.  Those who live and travel through mountainous regions have always reckoned with the deadly force of avalanches.  Each year, there are over 150 fatalities directly attributed to avalanches; this number has drastically increased since the 1950s due to the Read more […]

Benefits of Using a Professional Car Wash

These days, owning a car is more than just a luxury; it has become a necessity for many people.  One of the greatest concerns associated with owning a car is maintaining a proper schedule of care and maintenance.  Since our cars are one of our largest investments, it is important to keep them running and looking their best. Regular washing minimizes oxidation and maintains your car’s finish, which is even more prone to damage in areas that experience harsh winters.  While many people prefer Read more […]

Winter Tyres Effectiveness-Lessons From Volvo Tests

It is very obvious to any driver that winter tyres must be very effective especially in heavy snow days on the road. To prove the effectiveness of tyres specifically made for the winter and the snow, Volvo has taken this to the next level with a number of tests where a snow slope had to be ascended. The information is expected to aid in making some tight decisions by a number of countries on whether tyres made specifically for the winter should be compulsory. After the elaborate test, it was discovered Read more […]