Car Finance Terms Explained
Oct02

Car Finance Terms Explained

Thinking of buying a car but don’t speak the language of loans? Check out our handy car finance glossary writes Geraldine Herbert   APR  – Short for Annual Percentage Rate. This is the amount of interest charged on the loan, including any fees. All lenders must calculate the APR in the same way so it is not only the best way to compare loan providers but it shows how much you’re actually going to pay over the period of the loan....

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Nissan Micra 0.9  5dr
Sep26

Nissan Micra 0.9 5dr

The new Micra is worlds apart from the car it replaces writes Geraldine Herbert What is it?   Nissan’s Micra has been a popular choice with UK drivers for over three decades but despite its pint-sized practicality, affordability and legendary reliability the Micra has never been a car destined to improve your street cred, until now that was. […]

The new Micra is worlds apart from the car it replaces writes Geraldine Herbert What is it?   Nissan’s Micra has been a popular choice with UK drivers for over three decades but despite its pint-sized practicality, affordability and legendary reliability the Micra has never been a car destined to improve your street cred, until now that was. Styling?  Long gone are the cute lines, the curiously high-mounted headlights and cheeky face,...

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Driving in Heavy Rain and Floods
Sep22

Driving in Heavy Rain and Floods

Late Autumn can be a time of  heavy rain so  with this in mind we have some tips for driving in rain and floods. Drive on the highest section of the road and don’t set off if a vehicle is approaching you Leave time and space to avoid swamping other cars and pedestrians Drive slowly and keep going once […]

Late Autumn can be a time of  heavy rain so  with this in mind we have some tips for driving in rain and floods. Drive on the highest section of the road and don’t set off if a vehicle is approaching you Leave time and space to avoid swamping other cars and pedestrians Drive slowly and keep going once you have started – make sure you have a clear run. In a manual car, keep the revs high by “slipping the clutch” (which means the clutch...

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Support European Day Without A Road Death
Sep14

Support European Day Without A Road Death

  All road users are being asked to support European Day Without A Road Death, known as Project EDWARD writes Geraldine Herbert   Launched in 2016, Project Edward is designed to enourage all road users to reflect on their behaviour and attitude. After all, driver behaviour remains the most important barrier to progress as we approach 2020 and […]

  All road users are being asked to support European Day Without A Road Death, known as Project EDWARD writes Geraldine Herbert   Launched in 2016, Project Edward is designed to enourage all road users to reflect on their behaviour and attitude. After all, driver behaviour remains the most important barrier to progress as we approach 2020 and its reduction targets. Drivers are unwittingly or sometimes knowingly putting other...

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Ten things to know about the 2018 Nissan Leaf
Sep06

Ten things to know about the 2018 Nissan Leaf

Following months of leaks and speculation Nissan finally revealed their eagerly awaited new Leaf writes Geraldine Herbert 1) With a more sleek and aerodynamic exterior the Leaf is not as radical a design change as the new Micra but it’s certainly a big improvement on the previous version. 2) New to the Leaf is the […]

Following months of leaks and speculation Nissan finally revealed their eagerly awaited new Leaf writes Geraldine Herbert 1) With a more sleek and aerodynamic exterior the Leaf is not as radical a design change as the new Micra but it’s certainly a big improvement on the previous version. 2) New to the Leaf is the e-Pedal allowing the car to be driven with just one pedal. The e-Pedal handles starting, accelerating, decelerating, and...

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