Cars – running costs

Cars – running costs
How to save a fortune on car servicing, maintenance and repairs

Some car finance comes with a service plan included. But most of us pay for car servicing as required. Here's how to get the best deal for your car servicing...

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Alex Hartley 4th September, 2019
Electric cars really are now cheaper than petrol & diesel to own and run!!

The take up of electric cars has been tempered by the fear of higher running costs. But recent analysis suggests that electric cars are now cheaper than others....

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Amanda Gillam 14th March, 2019
How to cut the cost of your large motoring fuel bill

Driving 10,000 miles per year in your car will cost you £1500 in fuel. Here are our tips to help you cut your petrol and diesel fuel costs to the bone....

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Alex Hartley 5th July, 2018
What type of cars should we buy, now and over the next decade?

Our love affair with petrol and diesel vehicles is about to change, whether we like it or not. Concerns about CO2 and NO2 emissions, and their effect on the pla...

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Amanda Gillam 4th April, 2018
Why car sharing may be better than car ownership

Why do you feel the need to own your car? The economics just don't make sense. There are a number of ways to have access to a car without owning it. Save £s...

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Alex Hartley 1st November, 2017
Is it finally time to buy an electric car and join the party?

Electric cars are growing in popularity, ownership costs are falling and government is making the right noises. Is now the time to jump aboard and get one?...

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Alex Hartley 7th August, 2017
The pros and cons of multi car insurance

Multi car insurance is being pushed heavily by UK car insurers. But will it make sense for you? Here are some of the pros and cons to consider....

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Alex Hartley 19th November, 2016
What to consider when buying a car

When you change your car there is a myriad of things you need to consider - age, brand, finance, insurance, maintenance, etc. Here's our guide to doing it....

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Alex Hartley 29th October, 2016
How to car share to save you over £1000 annually

Commuting costs too high? It's easier than ever to organise a car share or do carpooling. New services and apps mean you could save 50% of your costs....

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Alex Hartley 27th September, 2016
How to make sure your car passes its MOT

All cars over 3 years old require a MOT. Here are our top tips to help you make sure your car will pass with flying colours!...

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Oliver Jones 16th September, 2016
Young driver? How to avoid sky-high car insurance costs

The average insurance premium for young drivers in over £2000 per year! But there are various things you can do to lower this cost considerably. Here's how....

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Oliver Jones 9th September, 2016
How to make buying and maintaining a car less expensive

Cars can consume an enormous part of your monthly budget. Here are some top tips to help you keep these costs under control....

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Alex Hartley 26th August, 2016


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