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Classic accessories for motoring fans

This stylish leather hold-all makes a great accessory for any classic car. MOTORING Classics, part of British Motor Heritage (BMH), now offering a selection of hand-picked quality British products for cars and their drivers. As the name suggests, the focus is on classically styled products designed to appeal to classic car enthusiasts, though many of […]

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Binatone’s walkie-talkies great for outdoor events

Easy and fun to use, these walkie-talkies are ideal for music festivals or motorsport events. MOBILE phones are great, but they are costly and prone to getting water-logged if it’s a bit damp – which it often is at music festivals – just ask the folks enjoying a brilliant line-up of music at Glastonbury this […]

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Which are the top car accessories this Christmas?

Sat nav devices are voted the most popular accessories this Christmas. WITH plummeting temperatures this Christmas, it’s not just the turkeys that will be frozen. As the temperatures have dropped again this week, and more snow blankets the country, it’s no surprise that 58% of motorists voted sat nav the most useful car accessory ever, […]

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Don’t forget your winter socks!

SnowWorks provide extra grip in snowy and icy conditions. AS the weather turns really cold and the first snows of winter have already fallen, Vauxhall has added a winter driving must-have to its comprehensive range of accessories with the highly-effective ‘Snow Socks’ — tyre covers to get you out of a slippery situation in snowy and icy […]

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Dark nights ‘no reason to put bikes away’

JUST because the clocks have gone back, the end of summer is no excuse for bikers to pack their bikes away for the winter, according to the Motor Cycle Industry Association. The MCI’s analysis of new Government taxation data shows more and more UK bikers are committing to the benefits of biking all year round […]

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Tips on finding a good second-hand car

SOMETIMES the best new car is a used car. Motorists can often get great value for money if they go into the second hand car market. Those that take the used option could find themselves with a top-of-the-range car at a fraction of the ‘new’ price. Once you have decided to buy a second-hand car, […]

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How to avoid buying a banger

BUYING a car is a major financial outlay, so you certainly don’t want to find out your newly bought dream car belongs to someone else, or you have been left with someone else’s debt to pay. Whether buying from a dealership, privately or from an auction there is a certain level of risk involved. Here’s […]

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Preparing your car for an MoT test

MOST motorists dread the annual MoT test – whether it’s the first one that comes with a car’s third birthday, or the annual test of an older vehicle which is more likely to need some attention. The Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF) says there is no reason to fear the test if your car is […]

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