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5 Tips for driving in Europe this summer

Here is the good news – you’re off on a summer driving holiday in Europe! HOORAY!! The bad news? Well, our Continental cousins do things a little differently on their roads, excusez-moi, we mean “routes”. From the most obvious (remember to drive on the right side of the road – the RIGHT!!!) to the unexpected,[…]

Five symptoms of a bad or failing starter

Imagine you have to go somewhere, you rely on your car to take you to your destination seamlessly and comfortably as usual. You are already envisaging the smooth ride, your favourite radio show in the background, the heater on, maybe a cup of coffee on your side (careful with that!). Then, you open the door[…]

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Car won’t start in the cold? Possible causes and how to prevent them.

It’s that time of the year again – cold dark mornings, frosty weather, icy roads and of course… non-starting engines.   You are already late for the school run or you should be on your way to a crucial meeting and, to make things worse, your car won’t start. Why? What can you do? There’s[…]