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The New VW Passat Saloon

The Volkswagen Passat Saloon is simple, smart, comfortable and fuel efficient, and that’s why many people use this car for pleasure and business purposes. It’s fair to say that the Passat has come on leaps and bounds over the past few years, especially in terms of styling. There are stunning curves on the body, sporty lights and clean lines, while the interior design is really something special. You’ll feel as though you’re driving a high spec Mercedes or BMW, and the fact that this car costs half the price is the main reason it’s becoming so popular. The Passat is reliable, speedy when it needs to be and a pleasure to drive, while technology is really up to speed. You also get an incredible infotainment display, with all the essentials... Read More »

admin / November 20, 2014 / Cars

Features that can make your car more distinctive

There are plenty of people out there today who want to make their vehicles more unique and you don’t always have to make major changes. Purchasing different in car accessories like mats, gear knobs and seat covers can make a big difference. On the outside you can go for decals, nice shiny alloys and a big exhaust yet there is also the option to ad a spoiler or body kits, but these often require the work of professionals. Electronics can also make you car more unique, and you can design your car around your own interests. For example, you’re able to install hands free speakers if you’re constantly speaking over the phone or incorporating a Bluetooth mp3 player or a DVD system. These can all work to make your car... Read More »

admin / June 27, 2014 / Cars

What Happened to the Volkswagen Beatle

The Volkswagen Beatle gained a great deal of popularity in the 1950’s and 60’s but that’s not where it ended. The reproductions of the car in the car in the 2000’s were just as popular so why did it all come to end? Well many people have moved away from the bubble vehicles and on to the fiercer looking hatchbacks, like the fiesta, and the Vauxhall Corsa, but then again the Mini Cooper has maintained a high level of popularity. The Beatle has always been known as amore feminine car and perhaps with there being many aggressive macho hatchbacks on the market there will always be fans who want a more traditional vehicle, but i wouldn’t expect it back on the market with a new design any time soon, after... Read More »

admin / June 13, 2014 / Cars

The Switch from Car to Van

Switching from a car to a van is quite normal in today’s day and age and if you regularly require space in your vehicle for large work gear then a van can be really beneficial. There are some adjustments you’ll need to make when you’re driving though, especially as many vans offer no view at all out of your rear view mirror. If you’re upgrading to a Transit van then it can feel quite strange to be sat quite high, while you have to regularly rely on your rear view mirrors. The smaller compact vans can be a bit similar to driving a standard car, especially if it is a hatchback van, but these are only suitable if you require a little extra space. The change in power can be... Read More »

admin / June 11, 2014 / Cars

Maximizing the Life of Your Vehicle

Drive less – Try and only use your car when absolutely necessary and avoid lots of stops and starts. Basically try and consolidate trips. To put it simply, your engine will work harder the more cold starts you put your car through on a daily basis. So give your car a break, perhaps walk to your corner shop? Accelerate slowly – Learn to accelerate smoothly and gently, working up through the gears to your intended speed. Putting strain on the transmission by going from a standstill to high revs/speed demon is a good way to ruin your engine in the long run! Give your brakes a brake – Remember, manual transmissions can be down-shifted, this will use the engine to slow the car. Going straight from accelerating to braking puts... Read More »

admin / May 31, 2014 / Cars