Read our knowledge base articles and guides on car maintenance, tyre care and other useful information to help you look after your car.

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How To Care For Your Car Battery
Car Maintenance Knowledge
Thursday 24th September 2020
If your car is being left idle for a period of time or is rarely used, it is worth knowing some key tips and tricks for keeping your battery in good condition. In this article, we will run through some of these tips on how to care for your car battery at home and keep it running smoothly.
How Long Should Your Tyres Last?
Car Maintenance Knowledge
Thursday 4th June 2020
Tyres are a highly important part of your car as they affect your grip on the road, steering ability and fuel efficiency. Due to their importance, they can be costly to repair or replace, so it is best to do all you can to extend their useable life. In this article, we’ll explain how long car tyres should last, how you can look after them so that they last longer, and why you shouldn’t drive with worn tyres.
The Difference Between an MOT and a Service
Car Maintenance Knowledge
Monday 10th February 2020
To some, the difference between a service and an MOT may be fairly obvious, however many do not really know the key difference. As well as confusing an MOT for a service and vice versa, there are also a lot of misconceptions about what it means to have an MOT or a service carried out on your car. In this article, we will look at the importance of vehicle maintenance and the validity of your insurance without an MOT.
Be Wiser Guide To De-Icing Your Car
Car Maintenance Knowledge
Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Did you know that leaving your car engine running while parked on a public road is an offence? Despite this, many motorists still leave their car running to de-ice it on frosty winter mornings. However, driving off without fully clearing your windscreen can also get you into trouble.
Dos and Donts When Your Car Breaks Down
Car Maintenance Knowledge
Tuesday 21st November 2017
A car breakdown can ruin your entire day, and it can be dangerous as well as costly. If your car has never broken down before, it’s a good idea to be prepared so that you know what to do. The most important thing to remember is that your safety should be your top priority.
Get A Grip: Looking After Your Tyres
Car Maintenance Knowledge
Tuesday 17th January 2017
In June 2016 the world’s most expensive tyres sold for $600,000 in Dubai. While most of us don’t really need diamond encrusted tyres with 24-carat gold leaf for our morning commute, we do all need tyres.