5 tips For Selling
Jan04

5 tips For Selling

  Selling your car can be a daunting experience but whether you’re selling privately or trading in a few simple steps will help you get the cash you’re looking for and increase your chances of selling quickly!   5 tips for selling your car 1. Car Wash First impressions count so the most important thing you can do to improve the chances of selling your car is to have it spotlessly clean for any viewings – Spend at least 30...

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What you need to know about Residual Value
Dec06

What you need to know about Residual Value

Residual value is one of the most important factors to consider when buying a car and one of the most overlooked writes Geraldine Herbert While all cars depreciate, some lose much less value than others and there are factors you need to be aware of that affect resale values. Brand: The brand you buy has a significant impact on the resale value and historically some brands and models simply hold their value better than others. Paint...

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Winter car care tips
Dec05

Winter car care tips

Ensure your car survives the winter with our winter car care tips writes Hannah Gordon I think most of you will join me in dreading winter, the cold mornings and constant eating trying to produce a layer of fat worthy to keep the bitterest arctic winds from reaching my internal organs is really not my idea of fun. But there are a few tips which will help keep you and your car safe if you decide to venture out. 1. Fluid Levels One of...

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More than half of UK drivers suffer anxiety behind the wheel
Nov17

More than half of UK drivers suffer anxiety behind the wheel

A new study with 2,000 motorists has found that over half of UK drivers suffer anxiety behind the wheel.   The NFU Mutual study is designed to remind motorists to consider other road users and prioritise safety as Winter approaches. The study found that more than a third of UK drivers (36%) have struggled with driving anxiety as a direct result of suffering a collision or a near-miss. An astounding 42% of UK drivers have suffered a...

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What to do if your car has been clamped or towed away
Nov10

What to do if your car has been clamped or towed away

With over 3,500 vehicles clamped each week on average, here is our a guide on what to do if you find your vehicle clamped, or worse, towed away and how to prevent it. According to data acquired by Moneybarn over 3,500 vehicles were clamped each week on average last year So what to do if you find your vehicle clamped, or worse, towed away, and how can you to prevent it from happening? Road ready Motorists are obliged to tax their...

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Preparing your car for Winter
Nov07

Preparing your car for Winter

Come the snow and ice and we slide, slither and bump our way around and very often our cars are as unprepared for winter as we are. Geraldine Herbert has some tips on how to get your car ready for Winter.   A properly maintained car can weather winter’s chilly temperature and November is the perfect month to start preparing. Ideally, a pre-winter service is the best bet, when tyres, battery, wiper blades and anti-freeze will all...

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