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Did you know these ten bits of bad driving could earn you points on your license?

As well as offering you a platform for you to sell your car easily, quickly and for more money in the shape of our free app, we are a font of knowledge for all things motoring (not blowing our own trumpets or anything!). Many of us are aware of driving offences that can earn us points on our licenses, such as driving too quickly or not having insurance on our vehicles. But how many of these ten m...

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Prepare Your Car Before You Sell It

Are you looking to sell your car? Making the effort to get your car ready for a sale can impact the whole selling process. It doesn’t take much to make some minor repairs and give it a clean, so what are you waiting for? Outside The way your car looks on the outside is very important. You may have become accustomed with many of the small scratches and dents, which may have been on your car...

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What does your car colour say about your personality?

Everything we say and do reflects who we are. Decisions, which can seem pretty meaningless, can actually reveal a lot of intimate things about the type of person we are. When it comes to cars we may search and buy specific brands, but the choice of colour can say a lot about who we are and what our personality is like. The colour we choose is a “psychological shortcut” for the rest of the wor...

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The Benefits of a Self-Driving Car

You may have seen a lot of news recently about self-driving cars. The idea sounds fantastic but would you sell your car and buy a car that drives itself? It is a scary concept, but there are many benefits of owning this type of vehicle, not just in our personal lives but also in the way it will impact society. In 2015 there were a reported 186,209 road casualties, but self-driving cars could re...

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Watch stunt driver break Guinness World Record for fastest side wheelie in a car

You’ve probably seen stunt drivers pull off the side wheelie before, either on in motoring shows or on the silver screen in the latest action film. But you’ve probably never seen the stunt executed at the speed shown in the video below. That’s because that car just set the Guinness World Record for the fastest side wheelie in a car, clocking up speeds of 115.742mph. The record was set by F...

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Survey finds over half of UK motorists don’t know how to change a wheel

A new survey has found that over half of motorists in the UK don’t know how to change a wheel on their car when they get a flat tyre. Car care product manufacturer Holts posed the questions to people across the UK about their motoring knowledge, causes of stress on the road and their driving habits. Nearly a quarter of people (23%) said they would prefer to use a tyre filler rather than changi...

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Classic cars sales experiencing resurgence thanks to more female buyers

New research has found that more women are investing in classic cars, as they look for a better return on their money, as well as something which is more fun to drive. Traditionally, classic cars are associated with middle aged men and petrol heads, but younger, more financially savvy women are now investing in the market. Low savings interest rates and falling annuity rates on pensions are said ...

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Hollywood stunts brought to life with Hot Wheels

The weekend is nearly upon us, and we’ve found a lovely Friday treat for you. So, take a break from getting a car valuation and feast your eyes on this! Many kids dream of being Hollywood stunt drivers, but that job requires a lot of practice, money and a whole lot of luck. However, one YouTube channel has taken stunt driving to the next level… With Hot Wheels toy cars, instead of the real th...

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Plug-in hybrid MINI Countryman set to arrive in 2017

MINI has revealed their first plug-in hybrid model, based on the all-new Countryman. It is due to go on sale in 2017, powered by both a petrol engine and an electric motor. It is possible to get speeds of up to 78mph on battery power alone, and there are various driving modes as is typical of many plug-ins. This means drivers can operate on pure electricity around town, use both engines together ...

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Extensive research finds women are angrier drivers than men

We’ve probably all been guilty of road rage at some point in our lives, encouraging other road users to sell a car and get a bus pass instead due to their distinct lack of motoring ability… But who are the angriest drivers out there? Extensive research has been conducted by Hyundai Motor UK to investigate the emotions, attitudes and habits of drivers in the UK – and they found that women ar...

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