Brits have shown they are keen to save money when purchasing their next car, as one-fifth intend to buy a second-hand motor compared with just 17 per cent who want new wheels.
The old saying goes that different fuels work best for different drivers, so that diesel car, dpf filter fitted of course, might be the best choice for you.
With news that Palladium is out pricing gold at present, it’s no wonder that catalytic converter theft continues to be a problem for UK drivers and the supplier market. As recently as September, police re-issued a warning of thieves targeting catalytic converters, despite beliefs that this was a crime on the wane, as thieves target the precious metals that lie within. Rhodium, often contained within, already costs more than gold, in fact up to £2,000 an ounce according to the Telegraph, but with rising prices of Palladium alongside, converter thefts are becoming commonplace again.
Drivers with new diesel exhaust filters might be tempted to rev up their engine and hit the gas. However, motorists should always be mindful of obeying the speed limit after a report showed speeding is the most common reason for a driving conviction in the UK.
Cars these days come with so many gadgets and gizmos that drivers can perhaps be forgiven for choosing to ignore certain lights when they come on… but there are certainly some that should never be dismissed out of hand, otherwise you could find that your car suddenly packs up around you. Which no one wants! Here are a few warning signs you definitely should not ignore.
There’s no escaping the fact that prices at the pumps have increased for drivers in recent months. The cost of filling up with both petrol and diesel has climbed, which may mean you’re looking for ways to reduce your fuel consumption if you can’t cut back on driving.