Overloading your Car
Jun05

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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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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Taxi to the kerb! As car buyers chase the new 17 plate.
Mar21

Taxi to the kerb! As car buyers chase the new 17 plate.

 A new survey reveals the most common worries for new car owners With the new car registrations released this month, it would seem many of us will be taking more care than usual on the roads as it’s revealed that 29% of men will be more cautious when parking their new car as well as 14% of women. The research conducted by OSV, the UK’s leading independent vehicle supply professionals, found that in the last twelve months a quarter...

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Peugeot 3008 wins title race
Mar07

Peugeot 3008 wins title race

The SUV pipped the Alfa Romeo Giulia for the European Car of the Year, writes Geraldine Herbert Peugeot’s new 3008 compact SUV has been crowned European Car of the Year 2017. The results were announced at the Geneva Motor Show last week and were voted on by a jury of 58 motoring journalists from 22 European countries. The 3008 pipped the Alfa Romeo Giulia, and pushed the Mercedes-Benz E-class into third place. The French SUV,...

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Tougher penalties for drivers using mobile phones
Feb16

Tougher penalties for drivers using mobile phones

Drivers caught using their mobile phones at the wheel from Wednesday 1 March will receive six penalty points and a £200 fine The news that drivers using their mobile phone face tougher penalties has been welcomed by  road safety and breakdown specialist GEM Motoring Assist. GEM road safety officer Neil Worth commented: “There is serious risk in the physical distraction of holding a phone while driving. But there is also the risk of...

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Advertising your car for sale? Get a woman to take the pictures
Feb15

Advertising your car for sale? Get a woman to take the pictures

Women take the most attractive and creative photographs of cars when advertising them for sale  The findings come from appraising hundreds of images uploaded to the car trading website Wizzle, where consumers offer their car for sale directly to dealers. Experts say it reflects the growth of ‘Instagram culture’, which has seen the popular photographic social media platform dominated by creative images posted by women. Every car...

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