Five Essential Winter Car Accessories

Now the clocks have gone back and the nights are drawing in, it really feels like winter is approaching in the UK – and it’s therefore time to think about winter car accessories! While we appreciate that long-term weather forecasts are often highly inaccurate, it’s best to be prepared. This year, multiple reports have suggested that more »

Car Insurance Costs Rise Due to New Scams

A perfect storm of tax increases, higher vehicle repair costs and a proliferation of scams has significantly pushed up the average cost of car insurance in the UK. According to several reports and studies in recent weeks, car insurance costs are universally rising. Sky News reported last month that average premiums now come in at £697 per more »

Five Essential Car Tyre Gadgets

If you’ve been driving for any length of time, you’ve no doubt had your fair share of “car tyre incidents.” We, the team here at certainly have! As such, we’ve put together this list of handy car tyre gadgets that can help get you out of trouble if you experience a puncture, and keep more »

Petrol Price Disparity: Outrage in North Wales!

Here at more than aware of just how severe petrol price disparity can prove between different UK forecourts. Such disparity has recently come into sharp focus in North Wales, with a report in The Daily Post discussing a variance of nine pence per litre on the cost of diesel, and eight pence per litre on unleaded fuel. more »

The Five Best Car Pressure Washers

Car pressure washers are a great investment if you like to keep your car looking shiny and new. They allow you to do a “car wash quality” cleaning job wherever you are. In addition, it may just be the opinion of me, the writer of this roundup, but they’re rather fun to use too! In more »

Could Electric Cars One Day be Allowed to Use Bus Lanes?

Here at, we’ve been following with interest some recent news that indicates that electric cars may one day be permitted to use bus lanes. We are sure our readers will have some strong opinions on this prospect, which we look forward to reading in the comments section! According to a report in The Guardian, the possibility more »

Autumn Petrol Prices Go UP for the First Time in Six Years

What was known as the “Autumn Dip” is officially no more: For the first time in six years, September has seen an increase in autumn petrol prices in the UK! The price of fuel is set to increase by 5p in the next two weeks. This rise is a surprise, as statistics show that more »

Car Bike Carriers: Five Great Options

If you’re in the market for car bike carriers, you have a bewildering array of options to choose from. However, if you’re a keen cyclist (or, indeed, a family of keen cyclists), investing in one of the car bike carriers suggested below could save you a fortune in the long run, and provide you with more »

Top Five Inexpensive In Car Gadgets

In car gadgets are not the exclusive preserve of “petrol heads” and techies. There are all kinds of inexpensive items out there that make day-to-day driving either less stressful and / or more enjoyable, and that’s what this round-up is all about. All of the in car gadgets on this list are affordable and rather more »

Earn Fuel Cards with an Exciting New Feature

We’re delighted to announce the launch of TOOLS – a new feature from that enables you to earn prepaid fuel cards. You can earn cards worth up to £50 when you buy motoring-related products and services via our new TOOLS service. If a member bought from every channel currently live, on average they could more »