Lookers Group, one of the leading UK motor retail and aftersales service groups, has revealed the 27 most idyllic road trips in the United Kingdom and Ireland. We scoured the length and breadth of Britain and Ireland to bring you the most scenic, adventure-seeking and family-friendly routes. We even factored in how much it will cost you for fuel. Whether you are looking for a … Continue reading Lookers Group Reveal the 27 Most Idyllic Road Trips in the UK and Ireland
Learning to drive is a huge milestone in life. While most qualified drivers will take to the wheel of many cars as their driving careers progress, many of us will always remember the car model that we passed our test in. The instructor car that you become familiar with while learning the ways of the road is a key part of your experience, and some … Continue reading ‘L’ Plates Be Gone: Top 5 Car Models for Driving Instructors in 2019
Anything you want to do in 2020, we are fairly certain there is an app for it. From ordering dinner to ordering a new sofa, everything can be done within the tap of a thumb. This is all thanks to major developments which have taken place in regard to digitilisation. The automotive industry is no different, with rapid advancements taking place on a continual basis. … Continue reading Drive Home ‘Appy: Best Companions for the Car in 2020
The motoring industry has become increasingly expensive for consumers to finance in recent years. The average price of petrol and diesel has risen by more than 20p each in the last decade while the average new car price has increased by 38 per cent in the same period of time. Despite what you might think, keeping costs low when funding our vehicles is not as … Continue reading Your MOT guide to passing first time
Finding the right colour to match your car’s paint can be surprisingly difficult nowadays. Two different paints that might look the same colour from far away, might look extremely different up close or from another angle. Because of how important it is to find an exact paint match or create a mix of paint that is nearly identical to the paint on your car, auto … Continue reading How the Pros Get a Perfect Car Paint Match
As a nation of technology lovers, people in the UK are always upgrading to the latest model – whether that involves purchasing a new phone, new clothing, or a new car. That’s why it’s not surprising that according to Google’s ‘Car Purchasing Process UK’ report, almost 70% of British people own a car, with almost half of those (47%) purchasing their vehicle within the past … Continue reading The impact of British car buying habits on the automotive industry
In-car technology is not just an upgrade in the automotive industry — now it is an expectation. From technology to help with a smoother drive to entertainment options for passengers, no one is buying a car just to have a set of wheels anymore. In this article, we’ve teamed up with used Mclaren dealers Grange Motorparks to look into the future promises within this lucrative … Continue reading The benefits of in-car technology
There is so much going on in the automobile industry regarding self-driving vehicles at the moment. Tesla has already tested its driverless Autopilot system on roads across the UK, Google is trialing its automated technology in real-world situations and both Mercedes and Lexus have detailed how they are working on their own autonomous car technology. If rumors are to be believed, Apple and BMW have … Continue reading Why autonomous vehicles may prove a must-buy for the elderly
A car accident is one of those events that are unexpected and certainly something that no one wants to experience. However, being prepared for such an event is a sensible approach to take for a motorist. Driving a car means taking a number of reasoned decisions based on both experience and learned behaviour. What we cannot do is to predict how others may behave on … Continue reading 10 Things You Need To Do After A Car Accident
One year on from the historic changes to the UK driving test in 2017, learner drivers all over the UK have been getting to grips with the new format. With the addition of different reversing manoevres, pulling up on the right, and a driving safety question while the vehicle is still moving, some of the changes were initially controversial. So, how has the new test … Continue reading Driving test amendments one year on: How have the changes been received and what can the UK learn from the rest of the world?
When we are buying a new car, there are many aspects which we look at; fuel consumption and engine size to name but two. However, do you ever consider how they can transport your animals? After all, while the stereotypical average family has 2.4 children, almost half of UK households also include a pet. And yes, you’ve guessed it, the most popular animal in our … Continue reading The best cars for dogs
It doesn’t matter what car you drive, you’re probably used to the comforts of modern automotive technology. Technology today is so advanced that our vehicles do a lot more than simply get us to our destination. Many drivers will remember a time when vehicles were simpler and came without any added extras. To take you through some of the most useful automotive technology inventions and … Continue reading Automotive technology: Then and now
Automotive technology is moving faster than it ever has before, with innovations that once felt like science fiction – such electric motors, GPS and self-driving vehicles – now becoming a reality. But for some, you just can’t beat the feeling of driving a classic, petrol powered motor vehicle. Join us as we take a look at 4 of our favourite vintage cars… 1. Ford Mustang … Continue reading 4 of the World’s Most Desirable Classic Cars
For many people, a significant amount of their time is spent sitting in a car. If this is the case for you, there is a good chance that you want to be spending that time in a comfortable vehicle. If you are looking to upgrade your four wheels, read on to learn three tips for financing your dream car. 1. Know your budget Before you … Continue reading 3 Tips for Financing Your Dream Car
Buy a car and you won’t need to save a lot of money beforehand. This is because there are various finance options available if you don’t want to pay for a set of wheels outright, no matter if you want to purchase a brand-new vehicle or a used car — as Audi dealer Vindis outlines in the following guide… What are my options when buying … Continue reading What are your finance options when purchasing a car?