Motoring

Sustainable Motoring: Trends and Technologies to Watch

Sustainability has become a crucial aspect of the automotive industry as manufacturers and consumers alike seek to reduce their environmental footprint. The push for greener motoring solutions has led to significant advancements in vehicle technology, with innovations designed to improve fuel efficiency, reduce emissions, and utilise renewable energy sources.

This article explores the key trends and technologies driving the shift towards sustainable motoring, highlighting the progress made and the challenges that remain. From electric and hybrid vehicles to hydrogen fuel cells...

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...

Securing Your Vehicle: The Vital Role of GPS Trackers in Car Security

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Thu, 03/14/2024 - 7:47pm

In an era where vehicle thefts are distressingly common occurrences, safeguarding your car has become an utmost priority. The advancement of technology has gifted us with potent tools to protect our prized possessions, and among them, GPS trackers stand out as indispensable assets. In this comprehensive guide, we delve deep into the significance of GPS trackers for car security and why they have become an essential investment for every vehicle owner.

Understanding GPS Tracker for Car Security

GPS trackers are sophisticated devices engineered to leverage the Global...

Essential Car Maintenance Tips for Safe Travels

Authored by Simon Wells
Posted: Thu, 03/14/2024 - 4:30pm

As the warmer months approach, many of us are gearing up for exciting road trips and adventures. However, before embarking on your journey, it's essential to ensure that your vehicle is in top-notch condition. Proper car maintenance not only enhances safety but also extends the lifespan of your vehicle. In this article, we'll explore essential car maintenance tips to help you enjoy smooth and worry-free travels.

Tyre Inspection and Rotation

Tyres are the vital link between your vehicle and the road, making their condition paramount. Regularly check your tyres for proper inflation...

Maximising Value: Key Considerations When Buying a Used Minibus

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Fri, 03/08/2024 - 12:17am

Purchasing a used minibus offers a practical solution for those needing efficient, cost-effective group transportation. Whether for businesses, schools, community groups, or personal use, a pre-owned minibus can meet diverse transportation needs without the hefty price tag of a new vehicle. However, the decision to buy a used minibus should not be taken lightly. It requires careful consideration of various factors to ensure that the vehicle you choose serves your needs effectively, is reliable, and represents good value for money. The process involves understanding your specific...

Carrs Ferrari Exeter honoured with prestigious Green Dealer accolade

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 02/12/2024 - 11:01pm

Carrs Ferrari Exeter, part of the Vertu Motors group, has been acknowledged by Ferrari North Europe as the Best Green Dealer in the UK, a prestigious accolade affirming the retailer’s commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility.

The recognition reflects Carrs Ferrari's dedicated initiatives to reduce its environmental footprint. These initiatives include the implementation of an advanced energy and water monitoring system, designed to achieve a significant target of 10% annual reduction in energy and water usage. The smart system allows for real-time tracking...

What to look for when buying a car in the UK

Authored by Alex Thomas
Posted: Tue, 12/12/2023 - 12:22pm

Buying a car in the UK can be an exciting but intimidating experience. With a plethora of car models, financing options, and dealership offers, it's important to navigate the process with care.

From car inspections to financing considerations, understanding what to look for when purchasing a vehicle in the UK can help you make an informed decision. This article will guide you through the essential aspects to consider when buying a car in the UK.

Deciding on the Type of Car

When considering purchasing a car in the UK, it's essential to first determine the type of vehicle...

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