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Women More Concerned About Used Car Costs

My Car Check, mycarcheck.com, used car, DriveWrite AutomotiveMen (typically) are more confident about their driving ability and women are more concerned about long-term costs of a used car. Just some of the interesting differences a recent survey carried out by My Car Check highlighted. When we asked over 500 mycarcheck.com customers we wanted to know what made men and women drivers tick, particularly when they were looking to buy a used car. Continue reading

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Glass’s Guide Goes Digital

If history (and Joni Mitchell) teaches us anything it is that we don’t know what we’ve got until it’s gone. Over time we have seen print newspaper and magazines fall to the power of the internet. More and more publications have given up the fight and gone digital and that includes motor trade periodicals. Continue reading

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End Of Your Car Warranty Sparks Fear

Countless millions of motorists have been to this place of hate. Each car owner has his own place. If the driver is lucky it will be in his street. If he is unlucky (and isn’t it always the way?) the place of hate will be in a lay-by, in the rain, at night with an owl dangerously close by. It is the hated place of breakdowns. Continue reading

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Car Breakdown? Have A Nice Cuddle.

Just when you think the world can’t get any more trivial and juvenile (like the ongoing rows in both major political parties to which I say – in the manner of Michael Caine – just get on with the bloody job we pay you to do) something comes along to further gast your flabber. Continue reading

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Three Reasons You Should Celebrate Your MOT

OK, so knowing your MOT is due is never normally a reason for being happy. It can often be an event that leads to expenditure and no car owner enjoys that with the exception of people who modify and use their car as a hobby. However, rather than being something you dread the MOT should be something you value and although you might not actually look forward to it, having a fresh MOT should be something to celebrate and be pleased with. Continue reading

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Photocopying Your Bum & Other Mistakes.

I have found that I cannot take my booze so well these days. The other morning, I woke up with a mouth that had all the qualities of an ancient automotive barn find; dry, dusty, a hint of rust and full of lingering memories, few of them good. I only had what I thought was a few whiskies and I have no recollection of the kebab at all. Continue reading

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Land Rover Discovery – A Fond Farewell To A Legend

Or should that be au revoir? The Land Rover Discovery as we know, love and applaud it, is on the way to the home for old SUVs to be replaced by – a Land Rover Discovery. The outgoing version has all the renowned aerodynamics of a brick-and-a-half whereas the new model is sleek and modern and right on trend. Regardless, it somehow seems a shame to change it. Continue reading

Why Classic Car Nuts Are Allowed To Exist

History is just a bunch of old stuff thats already happened. That appears to be how people think these days and thats a shame because although we cant change it, we can certainly learn from it – although social evidence seems to show the opposite, to be frank. We keep on making the same mistakes over and over again. Continue reading