Car manufacturers spend billions every year on advertising, and it’s no wonder: the continued survival of the auto industry depends upon persuading a steady stream of consumers to upgrade to the latest, greatest, feature-rich (or feature-ridden) models. Indeed, cars seem to grow more wondrous every year – more elegant, friendlier…

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Aside from the homes we live in, the cars we buy are just about the biggest purchases the average person will ever make. The importance of which is even greater when it comes to buying a car to get the whole family around. Endless options, myriad models and prices that…

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Cars are expensive – we all know that. You have to take into account not just the purchase price but the other costs too – tax, insurance, fuel, MOT. Then there are the running repairs that all cars need now and then – new tyres, brakes, wipers and so on.…

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As much as I would like to avoid it, I am almost always driving during peak times – dropping the kids off to school at 9am and collecting at 3.30pm, and often driving to and from after school clubs at around 5/5.30pm when the traffic is heavy again.  Sitting in…

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Photo Credit: ClearFrost via Compfight cc We, like many others, are a 2 car family, and while most of the time they are just vessels for transporting children to clubs, doing the shopping and getting to work, sometimes they need a little bit of TLC. My car went in for…

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