What is the difference between an AWD and 4WD system?

The terms four-wheel drive (4WD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) are often confused for describing the same system. In fact, the two terms are not interchangeable. Despite the fact the advantages for wanting either a 4WD or an AWD vehicle can at first appear to be quite similar, these refer to two different systems that produce [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|4x4, Trivia|0 Comments

The History of Porsche

Porsche is known for its sporty race cars, fast vehicles and sleek, elegant designs. The company started as a family business, with the Austrian father-son partnership of Ferdinand Porsche and his son Ferdinand, also known as “Ferry,” and later included Ferry’s son, Ferdinand Alexander (F.A.) and nephew, Ferdinand Piech. Like many other car companies, Porsche [...]

By | November 19th, 2015|Car History, Porsche, Trivia|0 Comments

The History of Aston Martin

When you hear the name Aston Martin, images of luxury, class, elegance, and maybe even an old-school James Bond and British royalty probably come to mind. This brand is known for all of these things and more, and is one that has an interesting background full of success and fame, but most of all, of [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Aston Martin, Car History, Trivia|0 Comments

Motor Industry Facts 2015 [Infographic]

Each year the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) publishes motor industry facts covering a whole range of areas. This includes the most popular colour for a car in the UK and how many cars are on our roads today. The SMMT is the trade association for the United Kingdom motor industry and the [...]

By | November 10th, 2015|Car News, Car Statistics, Trivia|0 Comments

How To Keep Your Car In Good Shape

T.O.W.B.I.F – Tyres, Oil, Windows, Brakes, Interiors and Fluids A fairly common acronym among motorists is T.O.W.B.I.F which stands for tyres, oil, windows, brakes, interiors and fluids. This gives you a way to remember the broad areas that need checking on a regular basis to keep your car in good shape. In terms of how [...]

By | October 19th, 2015|Advice, Trivia|0 Comments

The UK’s Top Driving Songs

Certain songs, and even bands, have become synonymous with driving. Whilst many will opt for silence or the radio, a lot of motorists like to have a song in the background whilst on the road. There are a host of road trip playlists out there, indeed a quick Google search shows 35 million results, but [...]

By | October 12th, 2015|Misc, Trivia|0 Comments

A Breakdown of Car Jargon

When it comes to our vehicles, with so much terminology to remember it can be difficult to keep up. Read through our A-Z of the most commonly used car terms to stay ahead of the game. Let’s start with acronyms… 2WD – Two wheeled drive. A four wheeled vehicle where power is sent is two [...]

By | September 24th, 2015|Misc, Trivia|0 Comments

10 Driving Laws from Around The World

Across the world, countless different driving laws are in place. While us Brits will be familiar with The Highway Code, most of us are unaware of the range of laws around the world. So here are 10 interesting driving laws employed by different nations across the world: 1. Greece In Greece, donkeys have right of way [...]

By | September 21st, 2015|Trivia|0 Comments