In times like these when many of us are in quarantine and cities are in lock-down, you would think that our vehicles are naturally not on top of our minds. CTEK a leading global brand in the care and maintenance of vehicle batteries, is however reporting an unprecedented number of enquires from people all over the world, asking for advice on how best to look after their battery when their vehicle is parked up for a long period of time
Tony Zeal, Global Training Manager at CTEK said “We hav
As we go into lockdown in the face of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat many people are asking what help their insurance provider can give in these incredibly trying times
Help from your insurer when it is needed
The ABI (Association of British Insurers) is reassuring people that its motor and home insurance members are offering enhanced help and support to all their customers who may be affected by the impact of Coronavirus.
The commitments include waiving any requirements to
With domestic hygiene high on the agenda right now, it’s important to remember it’s not just your house that needs scrupulous cleaning, as your car is one of the most tactile items you’ll own, with multiple surfaces that need special attention too
Although this article has been published by Toyota GB and features Toyota vehicles, the principles of keeping any car germ free are the similar and can be applied across a wide range of vehicles.
During an average trip the driver and passenge
MOTs for cars, vans & motorcycles due from 30 March 2020
From 30 March 2020, MOT due dates for cars, motorcycles and light vans will be extended by 6 months. This is being done to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
There’s separate guidance about what to do if your MOT due date is up to and including 29 March 2020.
There are different temporary rules for MOT tests for lorries, buses and trailers.
What you need to do
You do not need to do anything to extend
Ever wanted to design a racing car? Ford is offering gamers the opportunity to have a hand in creating the ultimate track machine
Designed fresh from the ground up, Ford’s first virtual race car not to be based on an existing real‑world model, will see an auto manufacturer and the racing community come together in a completely new way.
Among those closely involved in designing the car – codenamed “Team Fordzilla P1” project – will be the captains of Ford’s five Fordzilla esports teams
As car security systems become increasingly more sophisticated, thieves are targeting car parts instead, including alloy wheels
One method to deter wheel thieves is to use locking nuts, one on each wheel, which require a special adapter, or key, to loosen. But even these are vulnerable, leading Ford engineers to harness 3D printing technology to develop next-generation locking wheel nuts.
Voice pattern defines the nut’s shape
Together with EOS, a leading supplier for