How Are Modern Cars Evolving?

The modern car is completely unrecognisable to what we considered to be state of the art 10 to 20 years ago. Nowadays, even mass production cars have the ability to do well over 130 mph, and many supercars can pass 250 mph with consummate ease. In this post, we take a look at how modern…

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The Most Popular Cars of 2016

Figures have been released for the best-selling cars of 2016 so far, and it’s the same culprits from previous years that appear near the top of the list. Of the top ten released only one is not a hatchback, demonstrating the continuing popularity of smaller, more economical cars. March is always the busiest month for…

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Things every second-hand car buyer should know

There’s a lot to be said for buying second-hand cars. OK, so used vehicles might not have that new car smell or be quite as shiny as motors that have just rolled off the production line, but they can save you a tidy sum. Given the fact that new cars typically lose around 40 per…

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What are gas struts and how can you change them?

Have you ever noticed that you can lift the lid of your boot with only a single finger? With all the metal, glass and trim in the boot, how can this be possible? The answer is simple: gas struts. Gas struts are piston-like hinges that support the boot lid at either side, and they don’t…

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What Are the Safest Cars on the Road?

Car safety has come a long way in the last few decades. In 1983, wearing a seat belt became compulsory by law in the UK and saved an estimated 50,000 lives over the next twenty years. In fact, statistics show that there are around 1,000 fewer road-related fatalities than in 1999. In 2000, the government…

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Car Scenes in Movies That Girls Love

When you think of car scenes in movies, you think chases, crashes and speed but these aren’t necessarily the only good ones. Everyone loves a good romance scene or a bit of comedy which is exactly what these five examples below show. From classics such as Grease and Titanic up to the pop girl movie…

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BMW’s Take on Electric Cars

Electric cars are slowly becoming more and more popular, but they still have a long way to go. The idea of running out of juice and long charging times puts many buyers off, even if they are in support of ditching petrol and diesel engines for good. The electric car from BMW could make all…

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