Category: Tyres

Side view of a car driving on snow with the wheels and body covered in snow

Keeping Your Car Safe This Winter

Keeping Your Car Safe This Winter Winter is just around the corner, and it’s more than just a change in temperature. During the colder months, driving can be a more dangerous task and one that uses up more of our...

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Car stationary at a red light behind cars in a raining condition, with a blurry, rainy windscreen

Preparing for Winter: Looking After Your Battery and Tyres

Winter is coming, and while we might be safe from White Walkers and ten years of cold, there are still plenty of dangers on the road. Things like black ice and sluggish batteries fall to the back of our mind...

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Mechanic rolling a single tyre with gloves on in front of a white car, in a garage

Summer tyre change is not change for change’s sake

With summer holidays pending, many of which will place a high reliance on your motor vehicle, writes Iain Robertson, you have a perfect opportunity to take a closer look at its tyres for both wear and possible damage; better to...

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Car with it's bonnet open while windscreen fluid is being poured in

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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Red warning triangle placed on a road in front of a family loading their car for a summer road trip

“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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Mr Clutch branch manager behind a desk in the reception area returning the car keys to a satisfied customer

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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Line of multiple cars parked up covered in layers of heavy snow

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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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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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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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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