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If Cars Were Chillies

DriveWrite is unwell. Even as I type this I am on the sick couch and feeling poorly. I have A COLD and cars are the last thing on my mind. My wife has offered to bring me hot beverages, paracetamol, even my testicles (if she can find them, she says) and if I feel that bad I should try childbirth etc, etc. You know how it goes. Sympathy? It ain’t in the lexicon. Continue reading

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Drive: Getting Through Those Nervy First Weeks As A New Driver

So, you finally did it! You passed your test, got your licence and bought your first car – now all that is left is to learn how to drive. You think just because you’ve ditched those L plates that you know how to drive? No, no, no… you learned how to pass a test, now you are learning how to be a driver. Continue reading

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Scanza: Film Scanning Gets Affordable

I don’t know about you but I have in a cupboard about a trillion old 35mm colour slides and negatives dating back to the days when film ruled, some of which are pretty good pics. Indeed I still have my beloved film camera that works perfectly; the problem is that processing and film scanning for the modern world costs convenience, time and money. Now though, legendary photographic company Kodak have the solution for all the aged film buffs and the increasing numbers of returners to the medium. A film scanner we can afford. The Scanza. Continue reading

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Buying A Car On A Tight Budget

You don’t have to save up for months to buy a car. If you’re on a tight budget and need something fast to help get you around, there are options out there. You’ll probably have to set your expectations low – you’re not getting a Mercedes. But you shouldn’t settle for something straight out of the scrapyard either. Here are just a few tips for buying a car on a tight budget. Continue reading

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Automotive Sponsorships

Automotive manufacturers do their fair share in sponsorship, with many taking a particular interest in sponsoring sporting events. It is estimated that the car industry is now spending $1.285 billion on general sports. Continue reading

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Introducing The Vauxhall GTC

Vauxhall has long been considered one of the best family car creators in the industry. The Vauxhall Astra is a front-runner in the small family hatchback class, and competes strongly against the VW Golf and SEAT Ateca, while being widely acknowledged to be better than its main rival; Ford Focus. And the new Vauxhall GTC range is up there with their best – but with a twist in the three models. Continue reading