Eco-Friendly Auto Upgrades: The Environmental Impact of Polyurethane Bushings

In an era of increasing environmental awareness, sustainability has become a key consideration in automotive maintenance and upgrades. In this article, we explore the environmental benefits of polyurethane bushings compared to traditional rubber alternatives, highlighting their contributions to reducing environmental impact and promoting a greener future for vehicle owners.

Sustainable Material Science: The Case for Polyurethane Bushings

Polyurethane bushings offer a sustainable alternative to traditional rubber bushings, thanks to their unique material composition and...

Unlocking the Secrets of Your Vehicle

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Thu, 05/23/2024 - 4:27pm

The world of automotive ownership and maintenance is a complex one, replete with technical jargon and intricate details. Among the most crucial yet often misunderstood elements in this domain is the Vehicle Identification Number, commonly referred to as the VIN. This unique code, a string of 17 characters, is more than just a random assortment of letters and numbers. It is a treasure trove of information about your vehicle, offering insights into its origins, specifications, and history. In this comprehensive guide, we delve deep into the world of VINs and the powerful tool known as the...

How to choose the right car for you

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Tue, 05/14/2024 - 11:07pm

Choosing the right car is more than just a transaction; it's a decision that will affect your daily life for years to come. With changing trends in the automotive market and evolving consumer preferences, particularly in the UK, selecting a vehicle that fits your lifestyle and budget has never been more important. Here's a guide tailored for the UK market, enriched with the latest developments and statistics.

Assessing your needs

Ensure you find a car fit for purpose by considering what you will use it for. Are you looking for family transportation? Go for something...

How to Choose the Right Puddle Lights for Your Vehicle

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Tue, 05/14/2024 - 10:04pm

Among the aspects of car personalization, a few characteristics unite function and style as well as puddle lights. In addition to fulfilling the practical role of helping you avoid obstacles or puddles in the darkness at your feet, these fantastic little extra details provide a bit of sophistication and a lot of personal style to your vehicle. However, the market is flooded with many options, and choosing the best puddle lights for your car can take time and effort. This guide is intended to give you some of the factors you should consider to make a wise decision and make your vehicle...

Key benefits of buying a used car

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Mon, 04/29/2024 - 7:13pm

The UK car market continues to face challenges in 2024. New car supply chain issues persist, leading to longer waiting times and potentially higher prices.

This has caused many car buyers to consider the used car market, but is it the right choice for you? Let's explore some key benefits of buying a used car that might surprise you.

Lower upfront costs

The most obvious advantage of buying a used car is the significant saving on the initial purchase price. The average price of a new car in the UK in 2023 was almost £40,000 .

Opting for second-hand allows...

Police launch state-of-the-art Motorcycle Safety Simulator to drive down deaths and serious injuries

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 04/15/2024 - 6:17am

Devon & Cornwall Police have announced the arrival of a motorcycle simulator, which will be used to engage with inexperienced riders, in an effort to reduce the risk of motorcycle-related deaths and serious injuries on the roads.

Motorcyclists are one of the most vulnerable road user groups. Despite making up just 1% of total traffic, motorcyclists account for almost 21% of road deaths in Devon and Cornwall.

In 2022, 16 motorcyclists were killed on Devon and Cornwall’s roads and a further 187 were left seriously injured, prompting the creation of a dedicated task...

Milltek Sport – it’s the sound of the Police!

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 04/07/2024 - 9:19pm

Milltek Sport is helping Devon & Cornwall Police to make all the right noises when it comes to highlighting road safety and engaging with the region’s modified car community.

The long-established premium performance exhaust specialist has supported the Force with the supply and installation of a fully ECE-approved system for its innovative Focus RS ‘police car’, which is taken to car meets and features in road safety videos.

The 2016 fast Ford has been ‘in service’ for nearly two years and during that time it has been transformed from a standard Mk3 Focus RS – one of...

Action against the Potholes and dangerous speed bumps across Exeter

Authored by Amanda Rowe
Posted: Sat, 03/30/2024 - 11:14am

I am a mum of two and a part time youtuber who makes silly kid friendly vids.

I am an Exeter girl who is fed up of the deteriorating state of the roads specifically the dangerous potholes and speed bumps that are long overdue some attention.

Our daily school run takes us along Pinn Lane, Exeter, and the infamous dangerous speedbumps on the approach to Pinhoe Train Station.

These bumps are in a terrible state of repair with chunks missing, bolts sticking up and potholes surrounding them.

In this climate of high cost of living we do not need to be replacing...

Leasing the Way Forward: Why Electric Car Leasing is a Game-Changer

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Mon, 03/25/2024 - 9:42pm

In today's rapidly evolving automotive market, electric vehicles (EVs) represent a significant leap towards a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly future. As consumer interest in electric cars continues to surge, the traditional route of vehicle ownership is being reevaluated, paving the way for innovative alternatives like leasing. Electric car leasing, in particular, is emerging as a game-changing option for many, offering a blend of flexibility, financial advantages, and an opportunity to stay ahead of evolving technology without a long-term commitment.

The Financial...

Devon awarded more than £7m to deliver Electric Vehicle charging points

Devon County Council (DCC) has been awarded more than £7m* of Government funding to support its delivery of thousands of new, publicly accessible, Electric Vehicle (EV) charging points across the county over the next few years.

The capital funding comes from the Department for Transport’s Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) Fund.

The Fund aims to support the roll-out of electric vehicle charging infrastructure across England, for drivers without off-street parking. and Devon has received one of the largest allocations in the country.

The announcement...

Is Car Leasing the Right Choice for You?

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Fri, 03/15/2024 - 8:57pm

Car leasing is a flexible and accessible way to acquire a new car or vehicle for an agreed upon period of time. Car leasing offers several benefits compared to ownership, but is it the right choice for you? In this article we will be exploring the different kinds of car leasing deals, the benefits of car leasing, and why car leasing is a suitable option for many people.

The main benefits of leasing a car

Below are some of the main advantages to entering a car leasing deal as opposed to ownership. Knowing the benefits of car leasing allows you to assess whether or not it’s...

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