Category: Marketing

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Preparing for winter might save money but will also enhance safety

None of us can deny that summer 2018 has been memorable for mostly the right reasons, writes Iain Robertson, although seasonal changes being what they are, we now need to look forward to darker commutes and more slippery road surfaces....

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“We’re all going on a summer holiday!” but is your car ready for the trip?

Bags are packed, music is loaded, roof-rack is fitted…an increasing number of holidaymakers are taking road trips this year, reports journalist Iain Robertson, some with caravans, or trailers, in tow…then you remember the needs of your car. Preparing for the...

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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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Vehicle climate control

Air-con re-gassing is not all hot air

Although the gas in your vehicle’s air-con, or climate control system, has a notional life expectancy (due to leakages) of around two years, motoring journalist Iain Robertson recommends replenishing it annually, for added safety and health. There was a time,...

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Kumho Winter Craft WP51 tyre

Dispelling the ‘Winter Tyres’ myths

Contrary to popular opinion, ‘Winter Tyres’ are not just for better traction in snowy conditions, a factor that motoring journalist, Iain Robertson, is keen to support, having used various brands over the past 25 years on his own car. A...

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Old rusting tyres in the desert

How to choose the right tyres

Choosing the right tyre for your car can be difficult and confusing. Everybody has different needs and requirements, which means that a tyre solution for one person may differ from another. This short guide highlights budget, mid range and high...

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Supercar

Supercars rule! (in more ways than one)

Despite ‘Brexit’, despite fears of recession, new car registrations in the UK remain vibrant and, reports motoring journalist Iain Robertson, the sales here of the world’s most exotic cars are greater in numbers than ever. While ‘uncertainty’, both financially and...

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Phew! It’s HOT! Beware of the bugs!

Phew! It’s HOT! Beware of the bugs! We always complain about typical British weather but, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, while we seem to be experiencing ‘extremes’ of climate these days, Summer 2016 has not been too bad…so far. There...

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Car battery jumper cables

Battery life is not just a winter issue

According to three of the UK’s most popular emergency motoring services, reports motoring writer Iain Robertson, call-outs to vehicles suffering battery problems have reached record levels in recent years. Motorcars and light vans produced over the past twenty years are...

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Torn tyre on the side of the road

It is not what you see on your vehicle’s tyres…

Car tyres are wonderfully resilient things, explains motoring journalist Iain Robertson, but they have to tolerate so many motoring foibles that simply checking the legal tread depth is only the start of tyre care. While you might find it unusual...

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