Never worry about buying the wrong battery again, thanks to the NCCs new Leisure Battery Scheme, set for launch this October Leisure Battery Scheme-NCC launches its Verified Leisure Battery Scheme? Will it work? As the owner of online battery site Batteriesontheweb.co.uk, I think that this is a step in the right direction. When I look … Continue reading Leisure Battery Scheme to launch at the Motorhome & Caravan Show 2015 – Caravan Times
MOT Test Dilemna- Last year some 27.48 million vehicles took the MOT test with a pass rate of 60 per cent. A DVSA report said 18.1 per cent of those which passed should have failed, which is up from last year. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.dailymail.co.uk First MOT Test from Three to Four Years- will … Continue reading MOT Test Dilemna-Nearly 1 in 5 cars that gets through MOT exam is not roadworthy – Daily Mail
Modified MOT changes Modified MOT changes New methods to better detect the presence of DPFs are under development, Department for Transport tells GW Research to better detect DPF removal through emissions follows fears that the current MOT is failing to identify many cases of DPF removal because it only includes a ‘visual inspection’ of the … Continue reading Modified MOT changes-to be introduced in May following DPF investigation
When it comes to changing your car tyres, you can’t have everything, good grip, long-lasting and cheap – not all tyres are created equal. Source: practicalmotoring.com.au A good article as usual from practical motoring. It is not rocket science to know that you cannot have a perfect tyre. When customers buy cheap car tyres, then … Continue reading Car Tyres are NOT created equally – Practical Motoring
EfficientGrip EfficientGrip is the new double “A rated” tyre from Goodyear tyres for a better rolling resistance In my opinion, for what it’s worth, there has not been a more competitive time in the worldwide tyre industry. This new surge for a more prominent place in the tyre market has, in my opinion, been set … Continue reading EfficientGrip is the new double “A rated” tyre from Goodyear tyres giving the motorist a better deal.
Testing Continental’s ExtremeContact DWS 06 http://www.tirerack.com/a.jsp?a=HP5&url=/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp&ttid=201 Continental tyres do not like the word,”all-season”. I too think that new terminology is required and is an old stale tyre term. The term of “all-season”, in my opinion, means neither one or another. It reminds me of poor quality and performance in any weather. The tyre was originally … Continue reading Testing Continental’s ExtremeContact DWS 06 -A new type of Summer-Winter tyre.
We take you on a journey of discovery to understand the difference between winter tyres versus summer tyres in all road usage conditions. Find the right summer or win… Source: www.youtube.com Another great Michelin video. We are the half way stage of winter here in Halifax Yorkshire UK. I must admit that as the … Continue reading Winter tyres versus Summer tyres – Michelin – YouTube
Why good tread depth on your tyres is important http://t.co/Oq2cArSdHI Source: www.youtube.com Another great video from tyresafe . www.pellontyres.co.uk Aquaplaning is a tyre term from the past When I first heard the word “aquaplaning” in recent times, it took me right back to the seventies. This word became the buzz word amongst tyre manufacturers … Continue reading TyreSafe Aquaplaning Film – YouTube
Michelin will be rolling out its puncture-resistant Self-seal tyres around the world starting 2015. Source: www.tyreblog.co.uk It is not just the inconvenience of having a puncture, but the dangerous situation you can find yourself in when running over a screw at say 70mph? The Michelin self-seal will repair itself instantly and get you out of … Continue reading Self-Seal System-Michelin and Continental Say Goodbye To Punctures – Tyre Blog (blog)
Toyo Tyres Launch a new R888R tyre For those who have been following my blogs and articles over the years, and then they will know that I have always been a keen follower of the Toyo tyres products. Over the years I have sold thousands of Toyo tyres and indeed used to buy the tyres … Continue reading Toyo Tyres Launch a new R888R tyre for street legal and raceday cars