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What are the advantages of electric cars?

We take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of electric cars
The advantages of electric cars
There are many advantages to switching to an electric car including running costs and maintenance. In this article we take a look at these and also look at solutions to some of the disadvantages you feel may be related to the technology.

Should I get winter tyres?

Everything you need to know about winter tyres
Should I get winter tyres?
It can get incredibly cold and roads can become icy and dangerous to drive on in the UK over the winter months, but with our weather being so changeable, is it worth investing in a set of winter tyres? In this article we take a look at what winter tyres are and whether they are necessary on UK roads.

Safely driving home for Christmas

Top tips to get you there safely
Driving long distances can be stressful at any time of year, but add in snow, sleet, icy roads and even more traffic and you have Christmas traffic. Read our article for tips and tricks to ensure your car is safe over the winter months.

What is the Green Cross Code and why is it important?

Why is it important? We look at the history of the Green Cross Code...
The Green Cross Code is remembered primarily because of the cult 1970s campaigns, but the message is an important one of road safety. So, what exactly is the Green Cross Code and why is it something that everyone should be aware of? In this article we take a look at the campaigns and the message behind the six step road safety rule.

What’s the difference between an MOT and a service?

A complete guide to everything on your car that's checked in an MOT and a service
Wha's the difference between an MOT and a service?
Ensuring that your vehicle (if it's 3 years old or more) has a valid MOT is a legal requirement. A service is a voluntary check that, as a broker, we would recommend you have regularly to ensure that any issues with your vehicle are resolved before you are presented with a very high bill. So, are they actually different?

Is an electric car right for me?

Every year more and more electric vehicles are available, we look at what might be best for your needs
If you're thinking about purchasing an electric vehicle, but feeling a little bit anxious having heard various things about their limitations, we aim to alleviate some of that anxiety. In this article we look at the cars available, some of the grants that you can get if you decide to go electric, and plans being made for a more effective electric vehicle infrastructure in the UK.

Dealer vs car broker – what’s the difference?

What's the difference between a car dealership and a car broker?
Dealer vs Broker
So, which one is better when it comes to getting you the best deal on a new vehicle? A broker or a dealership? In this article we look at the pros and cons of both and help you to decide which one is the best route for you.

The current global situation – What’s going to happen to my vehicle order?

If you have any questions about what's happening with your vehicle order at the current time
The current global situation - what's going to happen to my vehicle order?
If you've got a car on order and you've already been informed about delays to your delivery it's going to be frustrating. We've put together an article explaining what's happening behind the scenes and offering a few suggestions for solutions if your lease is about to end and you need a vehicle quickly.

Where’s my new car coming from?

Have you ever wondered if your new car was made in the UK or imported in?
UK Car Imports
When you buy a car what’s the first thing you think about? Is it the mileage, the car safety rating, the extras, the colour? Or do you think about where the car was made and how it’s going to get to your front door?
Road Tax - 2020 changes
The Road Tax changes for 2020 might seem confusing, as there don't appear to be any increases in cost. However, if you are registering your vehicle with the DVLA for the first time, there will be a difference in cost if you wait until after April 6th, 2020. Vehicles are now being tested using the more realistic WLTP and this has signalled a change in the band that your vehicle will be placed in for first year VED. So, if you have any questions, we've got the answers. Read our detailed article to find out more.
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