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Top 5 Movie Cars of All Time

While watching a thrilling movie, the moment you see a car eclipse the flesh-and-bone of an actor and become the hero of the film - well, that’s when you know it’s one of the best movie cars!

In fact, it is these movie cars - from the beat-up 1974 Dodge Monaco featured in The Blues Brothers to the James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 - that have influenced a whole group of generations,...

Fake car insurance sales known as ‘Ghost Broking’ is a growing scam

New drivers urged to avoid car insurance scams on social media

The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) is urging new drivers to watch out for bogus car insurance deals being promoted on social media, as hundreds of thousands of learners* get set to pass their tests following a year of disruption caused by Covid-19.

Fake car insurance sales known as ‘Ghost Broking’ is a growing scam which involves fraudsters pretending to be Insurance Brokers in order...

How to pick a new van for your business

Business is evolving, and so is the van sector. Ever since the coronavirus pandemic hit in late 2019, local companies have carried the torch for innovation and keeping up with the demands of a rapidly changing world. Customer's needs have changed, and so has the need to provide a more flexible service locally and beyond.

Whether you’ve just started up or have been in business for a...

UK has the second most expensive diesel in Europe

There are plenty of destinations where you'll get more bang for your buck on a road trip, but a recent study by international car comparison site EnjoyTravel.com reveals that the UK isn’t one of them.

The UK was revealed as the 2nd most expensive country in Europe for diesel, at £1.35 per litre.

For petrol, the UK comes in at the 13th most expensive, with a price of £1.32...

Over 50% of participants could not identify basic car dashboard symbols  

6 in 10 people can not name a single car part under the bonnet

Basic car knowledge can be the difference between a pleasant journey and intense car failure that could leave you stuck on the hard shoulder. For many of us, we forget what is hidden under the bonnet and the meaning of dashboard symbols. These warnings let us know how our car is behaving, but how many drivers know exactly what these alerts are?

Money.co.uk wanted to find out how many...

MOT testing and car care

First introduced in 1960, The MOT or Ministry of Transport Test, ensures that every car on UK’s road holds a basic level of roadworthiness. Due to the prevailing circumstances, many of us may have extended our due MOTs. However, since the lockdown has eased down, motorists are running back to their nearest garages to get their car MOT’d again. But what exactly is an MOT and why do we need to...

These are the most affordable and expensive cars featured in the  007 franchise

The most affordable and expensive Bond cars in 007 history

In anticipation of the 25th James Bond film’s release, new research has revealed the most affordable and expensive cars featured in the franchise.

John Brown 4x4 , the classic Land Rover retailer, has calculated the number of 007 cars registered in the UK and valued each vehicle to determine how affordable they are.

The Volvo S40, which appeared in the Daniel Craig film...

Why You Should Consider Getting a Used Car

There are many things that you need to consider when you are thinking about getting a car ranging from comfort to price, and one of the most important parts of this consideration is deciding whether or not you should be purchasing your new vehicle second hand. This article aims to help you through this process by discussing the advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a car and then by...

Top 10 cars to tax for £25 or under

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), otherwise known as road tax or car tax, can be an unseen cost when buying a used car. The tax rules in the UK between March 2001 and April 2017 saw a huge variation in the amount of tax you pay to run cars made between those dates - from costing nothing at all up to hundreds of pounds per year, so it’s definitely something to consider when buying a used car....

Things to remember when hitting the road in the summer

There are a number of things that should be on your radar when you think about hitting the road this summer. Whether you’re a new driver who has only just finished learning to drive or are more experienced behind the wheel, it’s a good idea to brush up on what you need to look out for when driving in this warmer season.

As the weather heats up, the temptation to pack up and go on a...

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