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Money savers - Top 10 DIY car jobs

2 Jul, 2009

Save a fortune on garage bills with some easy home maintenance

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Car Hire Options

26 Jun, 2009

Owning a car is an expensive business. Not only is there the initial purchase price to consider, you need to factor in the cost of servicing, insurance and unforeseen repairs, too.

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Driving shades feature

2 Jun, 2008

Summer’s on its way... so it’s time to look at all the new pairs of sunglasses on the market – and choose the best for drivers.

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First test

25 Mar, 2008

Lost keys could be a thing of the past with this hi-tech kit.

Momo accessories
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Momo accessories

19 Mar, 2008

Latest interior upgrades add some Italian flair to your cabin

Spring car care special
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Spring car-care feature

12 Mar, 2008

After a hard winter on the road, it’s time to get your car looking good. We join Halfords’ experts to reveal 30 of the essential jobs...

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TomTom/Google sat-nav first test

11 Mar, 2008

Latest sat-nav features hi-tech Google graphics.

Snooper sat-nav
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Snooper Sapphire

6 Mar, 2008

Drivers don’t just want sat-nav these days – they demand all-in-one multimedia devices. The new Snooper Sapphire S270 Plus fits the bill perfectly, with a range of features in a single palm-sized package.

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Air compressors

19 Feb, 2008

Latest range of tyre inflators from Halfords hit the shelves.

Heated massaging seat cover
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Heated massaging seat cover

2 Feb, 2008

Tick the heated and massaging car seat option when you order a Mercedes S-Class, and you’ll be shelling out a whopping £1,260. This Maplin Heated Massaging Car Seat cover isn’t as stylish as factory-fitted original equipment, but it costs only £30!

Piaggio MP3
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Piaggio MP3 400cc

22 Jan, 2008

Three is the magic number for Piaggio! By adding a wheel to its conventional twist-and-go scooter to create the MP3, the maker appealed to safety-conscious drivers looking to swap from four wheels and beat the jams.

Garmin sat-nav
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Garmin sat-nav

20 Jan, 2008

Sat-nav specialist Garmin sets off in a new direction with a sleek new model.

Mechanic
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Avoid servicing rip-offs

12 Jan, 2008

How do you avoid cowboys and find a capable and reliable operator to work on your car? We reveal all

Roadside breakdown
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Roadside assistance feature

9 Jan, 2008

Knowing that help is only a phone call away is reassuring if your car breaks down. But which recovery service is best? We assess 10...

Gear4 BluFM
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Gear4 BluFM

3 Nov, 2007

Xoro HSD 7510
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Xoro HSD 7510

29 Oct, 2007

The best things in life are free – or in this case, Freeview!

Advance driver training
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Advanced driver training feature

1 Sep, 2007

An advanced driving course is a fun way to improve behind the wheel. Here are our top 10

3rdi
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Products

30 Aug, 2007

Wireless gizmo keeps an eye on your car - and sends pictures to your mobile if someone breaks in

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Chip the engine

31 Oct, 2006

Want to make your car more tasty to drive? Then chip the engine. We explain how, when and where to do it

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Bug cleaners

28 Jun, 2006

The battle of the bugs has begun – and if you want to stand a chance of winning, you need a specialist product in your armoury.

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