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Bad credit car leasing: how to lease with a poor credit rating
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Bad credit car leasing: how to lease with a poor credit rating

Here’s all you need to know about leasing a car when you have a bad credit rating
5 Aug 2022
Can you lease a used car? second-hand car leasing deals guide
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Can you lease a used car? second-hand car leasing deals guide

When we think of leasing, we tend to think of new cars but leasing a used car is an option worth looking at
4 Aug 2022
DIY car maintenance checklist: how to save money on servicing
DIY car care
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DIY car maintenance checklist: how to save money on servicing

DIY maintenance is a great way to slash motoring costs, make your car last longer and enhance safety. The basics of servicing a car at home are easie…
3 Aug 2022
Learner driver car insurance explained
Learner driver insurance
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Learner driver car insurance explained

If you want to learn to drive in your own, or a parent’s, car you’ll need to get the right learner driver car insurance cover
1 Aug 2022
What is an HPI check?
What is an hpi check
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What is an HPI check?

Many adverts will mention that a car is “HPI clear”, but what is an HPI check and should you get one?
1 Aug 2022
Car finance explained: a simple guide to paying for your new car
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Car finance explained: a simple guide to paying for your new car

A comprehensive guide to hire purchase, PCP, contract hire and more, for anyone buying a new car on finance
29 Jul 2022
How to find the cheapest petrol and diesel near you
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How to find the cheapest petrol and diesel near you

Cheap fuel is hard to come by in the UK at the moment but there are ways that you can minimise what you pay for petrol and diesel
29 Jul 2022

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How to pass your CBT test: motorbike and moped training explained
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How to pass your CBT test: motorbike and moped training explained

Compulsory basic training - or CBT - allows you to ride unsupervised on the road and is the first step to a full motorcycle licence
29 Jul 2022
What are airless tyres? Technology, durability and future prospects
Michelin Uptis airless tyre
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What are airless tyres? Technology, durability and future prospects

Airless tyres could be the future of tyre technology but what are they and how do they work?
15 Jul 2022
Best car cleaning tips: the secrets to a perfect finish
How to wash your car professionally
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Best car cleaning tips: the secrets to a perfect finish

We get some top car care and car cleaning tips from one of the best in the business
13 Jul 2022
Practical driving test tips: how to prepare and pass
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Practical driving test tips: how to prepare and pass

Are you ready for your practical driving test? Prepare for the big day with our guide and top tips.
11 Jul 2022
EV tyres - what you need to know
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EV tyres - what you need to know

Hankook’s iON range of tyres are made specifically for electric vehicles – here’s how they improve performance, economy and refinement
6 Jul 2022
Van leasing explained: how it works, costs, pros and cons
Citroen Relay
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Van leasing explained: how it works, costs, pros and cons

Leasing a van is a great option for businesses that need a vehicle and want to keep their costs in check. Here’s how to do it…
30 Jun 2022
What is ISOFIX?
Silver Cross Motion All Size 7
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What is ISOFIX?

ISOFIX is a system that makes it easy and safe to fit child car seats securely
22 Jun 2022
Pass your driving theory test first time with our guide
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Pass your driving theory test first time with our guide

Practice makes perfect in the driving theory test, so get up to speed before you book your test online
16 Jun 2022
Plug-in van grant: what is it and how does it work?
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Plug-in van grant: what is it and how does it work?

Everything you need to know about the plug-in van grant, including what it is, which vehicles are eligible for it and how to apply
14 Jun 2022
What is hypermiling and how do you do it?
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What is hypermiling and how do you do it?

Hypermiling helps you get the most from every last drop of fuel to maximise MPG. We explain how it works, and how it can save you money…
9 Jun 2022
Blue Badge scheme: eligibility, benefits, application process and renewals
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Blue Badge scheme: eligibility, benefits, application process and renewals

People that suffer with mobility issues may be eligible for a Blue Badge. Read on to find out more about the Blue Badge scheme and its benefits
8 Jun 2022
What are carbon credits, and what do they mean for the car industry?
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What are carbon credits, and what do they mean for the car industry?

Carbon credits don’t directly impact car buyers, but they’re very important assets for car companies to consider and they’ll shape the future of the i…
8 Jun 2022
Towing guide 2022: UK laws, licences, capacities and top tips
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Towing guide 2022: UK laws, licences, capacities and top tips

Whether you’re towing a caravan, a trailer or even a boat, our towing guide explains how to do it
20 May 2022
Caravaning for beginners: how to choose a caravan and tow it with confidence
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Caravaning for beginners: how to choose a caravan and tow it with confidence

Caravans and motorhomes offer real freedom, but getting started properly is crucial
18 May 2022
Kitting out your caravan: best camping accessories for 2022
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Kitting out your caravan: best camping accessories for 2022

The right gear will make life a lot easier when you’re living on the road. Here’s our round-up of the best items...
18 May 2022
Top 20 best touring caravan sites in the UK
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Top 20 best touring caravan sites in the UK

Struggling to choose where to stay? We’ve rounded up 20 great sites across the UK to suit all preferences
18 May 2022
Best motorhomes 2022: the top 5 picks for all budgets
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Best motorhomes 2022: the top 5 picks for all budgets

In the market for a new motorhome? Here are our top-five recommendations...
18 May 2022
Buying a motorhome in the UK: complete guide and top tips
Motorhome exterior
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Buying a motorhome in the UK: complete guide and top tips

We guide you through the dos and don'ts of buying a motorhome, and offer some valuable tips and advice to help you along the way
18 May 2022
Business car leasing: how to lease company cars and save
business car leasing
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Business car leasing: how to lease company cars and save

For many traders and businesses, a business car leasing deal provides easy, affordable access to new vehicles
17 May 2022
What is Android Auto? Full review and user guide
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What is Android Auto? Full review and user guide

What is Google's Android Auto and how does it enhance infotainment and sat-nav for UK drivers?
17 May 2022
Electric car charging at home with no driveway: options, rules and tips
On-street charging
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Electric car charging at home with no driveway: options, rules and tips

Our guide to charging your electric car with no driveway and without a home charger.
16 May 2022
Free electric car charging and where to find it
Free electric car charging
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Free electric car charging and where to find it

Find out where you can charge your electric car for free, and when it’s best to pay to charge
13 May 2022
Tyre markings: speed rating and labelling guide
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Tyre markings: speed rating and labelling guide

What is a tyre speed rating? Decode your tyre sidewall markings with our straightforward tyre labelling explainer
12 May 2022
What is Ford SYNC 3?
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What is Ford SYNC 3?

The latest Ford cars are fitted with SYNC 3, but what does that mean?
10 May 2022
What is Ford SYNC 4?
Ford SYNC 4
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What is Ford SYNC 4?

Some of the newest Ford models are fitted with SYNC 4 infotainment, but what does that mean?
9 May 2022
Pay-as-you-go black box car finance explained
black box finance
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Pay-as-you-go black box car finance explained

Even with bad credit you may be able to get pay-as-you-go (PAYG) car finance with a black box scheme.
5 May 2022
International driving permit: do you need one?
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International driving permit: do you need one?

Driving abroad is easy when you have the right paperwork - here’s how to apply for your International Driving Permit
4 May 2022