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How reliable is Land Rover?

We take a look at how reliable Land Rover and Range Rover are...
How reliabile is Land Rover
You can’t get much more British than a Land Rover or a Range Rover. The two have been on our roads for decades and still continue to be an incredibly popular brand, particularly after the release of the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport. However, their image of off-road ruggedness is damaged somewhat by constant reports of their reliability. But are they really as unreliable as reports suggest? In this article, we look at whether Land Rover and Range Rover are unreliable, and the most reliable and unreliable models. It should be noted that as the brand is Land Rover, we will mainly be referring to Land Rover but we do mean it as a generalisation and Range Rover is also included...

Road trip tips

We give you some of our top tips for a safe and comfortable drive
Road trip tips for a safe and comfortable drive
Are you going on a road trip this year? Perhaps you're visiting family or friends, or just getting away for a holiday? Whatever it is, in this article we've put together some of our top tips for a safe and enjoyable trip. Whether you're going alone and need to avoid the stress of traffic jams, or with the family and you need to keep the children amused so there isn't a riot in the back seat.

What is Vehicle Excise Duty

Vehicle Excise Duty - also known as Road Tax can be confusing, we go into the detail...
Everything you need to know about Vehicle Excise Duty
Vehicle Excise Duty or VED is commonly referred to as Road Tax. A tax levied by the government to drivers which bring the UK government £730 million every year in revenue. Vehicle Excise Duty is collected by the DVLA, the government department that governs drivers on UK roads.

Is it worth having a company car?

We look at whether having a company car is still worth it...
Company cars have always been popular. They can be a great incentive to staff and prove a good way to attract the best candidates to work at your company. But the changes occurring to tax benefits may have many questioning whether it's still worth having a company car. In this article, we look at whether a company car is still worth it, and what the alternatives are.

Can I get car finance on someone else’s behalf?

Everything you need to know about car finance for someone else...
There might be an occasion where you want to lease, or finance, a car for somebody else. Whether it be your child, your partner or someone else close to you, you could be wondering whether you can get car finance on someone else’s behalf. Is it possible? In this article, we look at whether you can get car finance on someone else’s behalf and alternative options.

Business Car Leasing for the self-employed

We look at everything you need to know about business car leasing for the self-employed
Guide to business car leasing for the self-employed
More and more people are becoming self-employed and with the rise of start-ups and the ‘gig economy’, it’s no surprise. Of course, if you are a self-employed, then you will most likely need a car. And if you are self-employed, you might be wondering whether you can lease a car via a business lease, rather than a personal lease. In this article, we look at business car leasing for the self-employed including looking at what business options are available to you, the criteria and the business benefits of leasing.
German engineering has long been associated with well-built and reliable cars. However, Volkswagen reliability is something that many people are in two minds about. So, how does the people's car perform when it comes to reliability? We know that the cars are well-built and they have some of the most popular vehicles on the market today, but are they reliable? In the latest article in our updated reliability series we answer all the questions about many of the popular models that the well-known German brand produce.

How reliable is Volvo? An honest assessment of the Swedish brand

Volvo prides itself on its safety innovations, but is it a reliable brand? We investigate...
It’s no secret that Volvo are one of the most ambitious car manufacturers on the market today. They want to eliminate all deaths and serious injuries in their new cars by 2020 and are going to make all of their cars electric or hybrid by 2019. So yes, you could say that Volvo are pretty ambitious. But there is one thing that never really comes up when we talk about Volvo cars, and that’s reliability. How reliable are Volvo? In this article, we look at how dependable Volvo are, and how this compares to their rivals...

Is Mercedes-Benz reliable? An impartial look at the luxury brand’s reliability

We give an honest assessment on how reliable Mercedes vehicles are...
How reliable is Mercedes-Benz?
When you're looking for a new car, one of the most important things to look at is the car's reliability. One manufacturer that often crops up in the reliability debate is Mercedes-Benz. While the brand is certainly prestigious, its reliability has been thrown into question several times. In this article we look at several of Mercedes' more popular ranges and analyse their reliability, hopefully answering some of the pressing questions you may have if you are looking to purchase or lease a new Mercedes.

Safety tips for driving in extreme weather

Our tips to driving in extreme weather conditions...
Driving in extreme weather conditions
Weather is getting more extreme. We can’t deny this, it’s been happening for quite a few years now. Our winters are getting wetter and colder, our summers breaking heat records year on year, and that’s just the UK. Because our weather is getting more extreme, we need to adjust. Whether that means you invest in an air conditioning system for your bedroom or consider triple glazing, we all need to adjust to this extreme weather. But, we also need to make sure we adjust how we drive. Your driving should vary depending on the weather, and as the weather gets more extreme you will need to know how to navigate the roads safely. So in this article, we are going to talk about how to drive safely in each extreme weather condition, including the extreme heat and cold, as well as rain and snow.
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