The MOT is changing ……………
May15

The MOT is changing ……………

Here’s what you need to know about changes being introduced to the MOT on May 20th writes Geraldine Herbert The MOT changes this month making it harder for cars to pass, and diesel cars, in particular, will be subject to stricter rules 1) What is changing about the MOT? New rules have been introduced to improve driver safety and improve air quality. These are tougher for diesel cars to pass, and the changes to the MOT will start...

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Overloading your Car
May08

Overloading your Car

Suzanne Keane advises that when it comes to your car less is most definitely more We’ve all seen those photos of overloaded cars online  – and of course that famous Mr. Bean scene….. But is there a limit to what you can put in your car and what could actually go wrong? It’s tempting to start loading up the back seat once the boot is full but make sure you can still see out all the windows clearly and that nothing can fly forward...

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Goblin Works Garage: Engineering drawings to reality
Jan15

Goblin Works Garage: Engineering drawings to reality

 Goblin Works Garage, a new six part TV series that build six cars and four bikes in just six months writes Hannah Gordon A new TV series has begun on Quest that aims to push the boundaries of what is possible with engineering and classic machinery. Goblin Works Garage has been re-imagined by well known extreme adventurer and petrol head Jimmy de Ville as he aims to bring back the name that was featured over 30 years ago by a British...

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Car service offers transport and companionship to the elderly
Dec08

Car service offers transport and companionship to the elderly

 Driving Miss Daisy offers an innovative approach to transport the elderly and mobility-impaired Launched in the UK in 2014 Driving Miss Daisy has already marked its 30th franchise.  Synonymous with and inspired by the Academy Award winning film, which featured Morgan Freeman as a driver for his elderly client, the Driving Miss Daisy idea originated in Canada with just a single vehicle, now developing in to a global franchise. UK...

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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 its reduction targets. Drivers are unwittingly or sometimes knowingly putting other...

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Wagonex – A new Car Subscription Service
May09

Wagonex – A new Car Subscription Service

An exciting new car concept called Wagonex is coming your way this summer writes Hannah Gordon In the ever changing world of new cars the way we own these cars could be set to change, with Wagonex the concept is simple and involves a monthly subscription. Wagonex is the first car subscription service in the UK and launching this summer it provides the consumer with a large range of cars to suit every need and budget. The financing of...

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