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Branded Car Tyres – Are they really worth the money?

In Sponsored Post, Tyres by Sponsored Content

If you only drive a short distance every now and then, you might think that economising by buying cheaper no-brand tyres is a reasonable and cost-effective thing to do. But there are advantages to buying premium brand-name tyres that you may not have thought of yet. Let us take a look at some of these. Tyres are Complicated! Your tyres …

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Preparing your tyres for winter!

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When it comes to your car tyres, Basingstoke roads tend to be reasonably good, but any road can suffer from the effects of ice and snow, even if they are well gritted by the authorities as soon as there is the first warning of a cold snap. More people tend to use their cars in winter, so you will have …

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Volvo XC40 Recharge Plug-In Hybrid T5 Review

In Car Reviews, Sponsored Post, Volvo by Tim Barnes-Clay

Okay, so let’s get this clear: this particular Volvo is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle – that’s PHEV for short. Yep, a catchy acronym, I know. If you’re still clueless, it means the car runs on electricity and petrol power. Hybrid tech is a good idea, though – and when you get into the routine of charging up, you can, …

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Winter… It’s time to think about more reliable tyres

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Although the snowy and icy weather is rare in the UK, it still comes inevitably and unexpectedly. Getting your car prepared for winter starts with fitting the right tyres, and winter tyres from Mytyres.co.uk are, of course, the best possible option. Although not legally required, unlike in many mainland countries, winter rubber can still save you a lot of troubles in the UK. Tirendo.co.uk, the Britain’s leading online shop of tyres and car accessories, tells about the main advantages of winter tyres and peculiarities of their use…READ MORE

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Le Mans 2016 with Michelin

In Short Cuts, Sponsored Post, Videos by drive-video

Watch this | Keanu Reeves and Gard Hollinger from the Arch Team spend some time checking out another side of Le Mans. Not just on the track, but in the background scores of people show their passion, enthusiasm and intensity for the event. Pit crew, support crew, commentators, photographers, individuals, journalists, car enthusiasts all work together to make Le Mans …

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Car Cloning on the up

In Short Cuts, Sponsored Post by Jonathan Humphrey

Automated Number Plate Recognition Systems are fuelling a rise in vehicle identity theft with devious motorists turning to car cloning.   In a bid to outwit police automated number plate recognition (ANPR) systems, are increasingly becoming a menace to law abiding used car owners, warns vehicle history check expert, HPI, provider of the HPI Check®. Predominantly, a car is cloned …

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Driving Course a “Wake Up Call,” for Hairy Biker Dave

In Short Cuts, Sponsored Post by Jonathan Humphrey

Hairy Biker Dave Myers said he is a more careful driver after attending a speed awareness course. Hairy Biker Dave Myers said a speed awareness course he attended was “a wake up call” which had made him a better driver. The 56-year-old chef and TV presenter said he was shocked by how much he had forgotten after passing his test …