Author: platform81

Protecting our Team & Customers

Following the Government’s recent announcement and the imposed restrictions that have been put in place regrading unnecessary contact or travel, we want to assure you that whilst we continue to support essential workers & businesses both our customers and our staffs safety is of paramount importance to us. Following yesterdays announcement where some workers have… Read more »

Prepare Your Car for the Summer

You’ll have all heard and be aware that you need to check that your car is winter ready, but did you know it’s just as important to make sure your car is summer ready? Just like the colder months when there’s different factors that can affect driving conditions and the running of your car, the… Read more »

5 FAMOUS JAMES BOND CARS, AND FACTS WE BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT THEM!

The James Bond Films are known for their exotic locations, dramatic shootouts and glamorous women but if there’s one thing that stands centre stage of all the movies (and especially for us!), it’s the flashy cars we see Bond sat in the driving seat of. We’ve gathered some fun facts about some of the cars… Read more »

5 Instagram Accounts You’ll Wish You’d Followed Sooner!

We’re all guilty of following Instagram accounts that simply make us question ‘Instagram Vs. Reality’ however we couldn’t help but share with you some of our favourite automotive themed accounts that will simply give you #CarEnvy. We simply love tuning into @BeverleyHillsCarClub to see the latest instalment of their weekday themed posts, from #MercedesMonday to… Read more »

What are the options for repair with my damaged Alloy Wheel?

As you may or may not know already, damaging your alloy(s) can open you up to a whole host of issues. Alongside the obvious cosmetic eyesore created by a damaged alloy, performance issues with suspension, transmission faults and even changes in your ability to steer the vehicle are all common causes for concern amongst drivers… Read more »

Brexit – What impact will leaving the EU have on our car industry?

Unless you’ve been hiding out in a cave for the last 4 years, you’ll probably think you’ve heard it all when it comes to the subject of Brexit. The UK left the EU on January 31st and there’s already a whole host of issues still to be resolved; especially within the car industry. What impact… Read more »

How to care and clean your alloys

An integral part to caring and keeping your car pristine is keeping on top of your alloy care. The majority of cars now have alloys (as opposed to wheel trims) improving your cars performance and quality of the ride. Whether cleaning your car is a chore or a pleasurable part of your weekend routine we… Read more »

End of Lease repair charges, and why you should avoid them

Car leasing is an attractive proposition to lots of drivers, as it allows many of us to get a real taste for a vehicle and how we feel driving it without necessarily having to stump up huge fees for the privilege. You could compare it to renting a home, and in many ways the two… Read more »

The rise of Electric Vehicles

The topics of climate change as well personal finance are two of the biggest talking points we all encounter and deal with on a daily basis. Some petrolheads have been torn between their love of all things driveable and their want to protect the planet, often without any real solution to the issue. The rise… Read more »