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Everything You Need To Know About Car Batteries

Car batteries are the life force of your vehicle, the heart of the automotive and the soul of other mechanical parts. It powers everything right from the fuel pump to the headlights.

What to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car

We’ve all been there. You’re rushing around with shed loads to do and need to quickly stop off for petrol before you move on to the next thing on your to-do list. It’s the last thing on your mind and - before you’ve checked

What To Do With A Used Car’ s Remaining Warranty

Whether you’re buying a new car or you are purchasing a used car, it’s worth looking into a warranty product to see whether it’s a worthwhile investment to protect yourself and your vehicle. Think of a warranty as additional insurance to cover you against certain faults

Brake-ing Bad

70% of motorists driving vehicles with high-risk advisory issues for brakes and tyres. Leading UK car warranty provider, Warranty Direct reveals the most common advisory issues plaguing UK vehicles, since the MOT regulations were changed in May 2018.

Could your car’s previous owner cost you?

If you’re considering buying a used car through a private seller, how do you know that what you’re getting is value for money, and that you aren’t being mis-sold a dud?

A guide to understanding manufacturers’ jargon

Do you know what AEB is? How about a limited-slip differential?.With car terminology growing increasingly complex, navigating your way through an endless list of acronyms and motoring terms can be tricky.

Car Depreciation Explained

Car depreciation isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you’re in the market for a new car. However, it is one of the most expensive factors that should be taken into consideration when you purchase a new car (along with fuel, tax and servicing costs combined).

Park life: the UK’s biggest problem parking areas

Barnet has the most recorded parking violations, retrieving an estimated £48 million from parking fines alone.On average only 64% of UK parking fines are paid in full

New MOT changes (2018)

Major changes to the MOT test were introduced in May 2018 and while it’s been nearly a year since they were first announced, many motorists who have yet to get their new MOT certificate may not be aware of them.

Warranty Direct Is Under New Ownership

Warranty Direct - one of the most trusted brands for Extended Car Warranty in the UK has been purchased by “FBFM” from its previous owner, BNP Paribas Cardif.

Buying a used car warranty? Make sure it’s underwritten, understand?

There are many ways to show that you own or agree to something: you sign a document, you put your initials alongside a paragraph or two or, more recently, you use a personal PIN number to agree to a purchase.

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