Drag has many meanings but, for Mr Clutch Autocentres, it is to be avoided

While it could be a reference to a car’s aerodynamic efficiency, to be spotted ‘in drag’ might create the wrong impression, suggests motoring journalist Iain Robertson, who feels that manual clutch drag is definitely not recommended, at any cost.  ...

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Avoiding bamboozlement is important to Mr Clutch Autocentres

We live in a world where initials often replace words and abbreviations are part and parcel of mobile communications, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, but equally jargon, or the use of technical words, can cause consumer confusion. Knowing how to...

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What’s stopping you?

Without placing too fine a point on things, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, we rely totally on the modern braking systems of our motorcars but not having them checked, or serviced, regularly would be the same as ignoring primary safety....

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Mr Clutch Autocentres wants to keep its customers safe in winter

While believing in the ‘weather forecast’ may have led us into a state of mild complacency in seasons past, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, the recent spate of seriously bad weather has highlighted a need to be more aware. It...

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Cambelt replacement and its relevance to your mobility

There are some service items on modern cars that, if ignored, can factor in unwarranted huge costs, when they break, highlights motoring journalist Iain Robertson, who recalls a regretful cambelt breakage on one of his former cars. No matter how...

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Motorist checking their car engine on the side of an icy road

The essentials of winter motoring maintenance

Unlike Mother Nature, which tends to go into hibernation over the winter months, motoring journalist Iain Robertson highlights that our motor vehicles are forced to soldier on through more extreme weather conditions, yet remain dependable. There can be few events...

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Man inspecting his car engine in winter

Preparing your car for the worst of winter’s onslaught

It is the weatherman’s fault, suggests motoring journalist Iain Robertson, who feels that ‘crying wolf’ on the climate front should not be a reason to ignore planning for Arctic chills, icy roads, frozen washer-bottles and a commute-inhibiting snowfall. We have...

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Maximise your vehicle’s potential by exercising care to cut costs

We all need to address the financial ‘pinch’, not just in the run-up to and after the festive season, and motoring journalist, Iain Robertson, a several times winner of MPG awards, offers some practical advice to stretch out every mile...

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Tyre leaving behind a tyre track in the snow

It’s that time again…prepare to fit Winter Tyres to your vehicle!

A long-time advocate of fitting winter, or ‘low temperature’, tyres to his own car, motoring journalist Iain Robertson understands the benefits, the primary of which is vastly improved road safety through greater grip, despite a lack of snow and ice....

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Tackling the annual MOT Test

All motorists that own a car of three and more years of age, highlights motoring journalist Iain Robertson, are obliged to have its roadworthiness checked out officially on an annual basis, by making an appointment at an MOT Test Centre....

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