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British car buying habits

According to Google’s ‘Car Purchasing Process UK’ report in April 2017, 71% of the UK adult population are car owners, with nearly half (47%) of vehicles purchased within the last two years.

The top 10 cars for short distance road trips

Everyone likes going on a road trip from time to time, so it makes sense that you would consider this aspect of usage when comparing prospective vehicle models for an upcoming purchase.

What can we expect for the future of fuel?

The electric vehicle market experienced a record year in sales in 2017, averaging over 4,000 new registrations per month in the UK — a significant increase compared to 2013 figures, which witnessed just 3,500 new registrations over the entire year!

8 ways to make your car look awesome

Having a car can be quite expensive, so it is not surprising that many car owners spend a considerable amount of time looking after them.

The UK’s ambition to be the cleanest country across the globe by 2050

By the year 2050, the UK plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero. This is a positive leap that would see the UK take the accolade of being the cleanest country across the globe.

Nearly half of consumers deem bad drivers biggest road distraction

A concerning 40% of consumers have deemed bad drivers as the biggest distraction on the roads, according to new research by cost comparison site, Quote Goat.

Alternative fuel cars overtake diesel according to potential car buyers

Ahead of the 19-registration plate being released on 1 March, research from GoCompare Car Insurance reveals that if they were to buy a new car today, 27% of motorists would choose to buy a hybrid or electric powered car.

Secrets of the car showroom revealed

Admiral Car Finance has worked with a panel of motor sales experts with 65 years of experience between them. They’ve anonymously shared their tips and advice when it comes to buying a car to help car buyers purchase a vehicle with confidence.

Understanding why the UK is facing a major headache with potholes

Can you remember a time when you headed out on a drive somewhere in the UK and didn’t come across a pothole?

Is it better to invest in new or used vehicles?

Investing in a new car is long-term affair. Buying a car is rarely ever a simple transaction, and often loans, repair costs, maintenance supplements and more are constantly being thrown in all the time.

Overspray and your automobile

Out on the road, there are many things that can do damage to your car. In most cases, there’s not much to stop it. For instance, road crews have just finished painting the double yellow lines and white shoulder margin.

How to buy your first car

Buying your first car is an amazing experience and everyone remembers their first set of wheels fondly. It is a huge purchase to make and it can be daunting when it is your first time, but there are a few simple steps to take which will help you to find the right car for your needs and also avoid common mistakes.

What are you entitled to as a Blue Badge holder?

If you are a disabled driver, having a Blue Badge can open you up to a wide range of opportunities. The badge may be issued automatically if you receive a mobility allowance.

Car safety features you need to know about in 2018

These days, it is surprising if you are over the age of 18 and don’t have a car, or at least have not passed your test! Car sales do not appear to be slowing down anytime soon and as the years have gone by, more and more safety features are being added to cars to make them safe should you, unfortunately, find yourself in a car accident.

Practical advice for when you’ve passed your driving test

Practical advice for when you’ve passed your driving test

Now that you’ve finally passed your driving test the first thing you probably want to do is jump in the car and go somewhere. However, you might have the professional qualification, but there are still a few things you need to be mindful of before you start feeling overly confident in your motor.