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Best Lease Cars for New driversJune 29, 2022
Explore the best lease cars for new drivers, we look at a range of great cars for a range of budgets perfect for new drivers.
How to save money on the roadMay 31, 2022
This post explore the history of fuel prices, why prices have increased and how to save money going forward, from electric cars to driving tips!
Can You Put a Private Plate on a Lease Car?May 7, 2021
We get asked a lot of questions about leasing vehicles here at AVL. One of the more popular queries that crops up, however, is relating to private registrations, or personalised number plates, and whether or not you’re able to legally display a private number plate on a leased car.
Looking after your car in lockdownApril 22, 2020
In these unfamiliar times we appreciate that there is a great deal of uncertainty. Therefore, we would like to help by sharing a series of quick and easy hints and tips for maintaining your vehicle at home.
A Driver’s guide to surviving ChristmasDecember 18, 2019
The Christmas season is a busy one. There are parties to attend, friends to meet up with, and days with the family to enjoy/endure (delete as appropriate).
The UK’s best charging networks revealedDecember 18, 2019
With news of the UK’s public EV charging networks ranked by those who use them, we look at the top chargers available, what to look for when charging an EV, and how to use the charge points.
Preparing for winter drivingNovember 14, 2019
Wintertime can be treacherous for drivers, as the darkness prevails over daylight, roads get slippery and visibility drops.
Caravan towing laws you need to knowMay 21, 2019
Summer is almost upon us, which means the UK's roads are soon likely to see a rise in the number of caravans and that means drivers need to be aware of the specific rules relating to towing them - or risk a fine of £2,500.
The UK’s Most Stolen CarsFebruary 21, 2019
If you own any of the cars mentioned in this story, prepare to be more vigilant, because we're about to share the most stolen cars of the last two years.
Keeping your windscreen clean and smear freeNovember 19, 2018
Cleaning windows is something that we all think we can do, but particularly when it comes to car windows, it’s important that you have the right products to avoid smears and marks being left on your glass.
Dark Night Driving TipsNovember 13, 2018
Now the dark nights are well and truly here here's some handy tips to keep in mind when driving in the dark.
Winter Driving TipsOctober 22, 2018
As the leaves fall and the nights close in, once again it’s time for us to make sure we’re ready to tackle all that the winter roads throw at us.
Seven ways hackers can steal your keyless car in secondsOctober 8, 2018
Are you in danger of seeing your treasured car being stolen off your driveway, even without criminals having the key?
Travelling in Europe – useful informationJuly 27, 2018
Whether you’re heading to Holland on the ferry, doing a fly-drive to The Algarve or simply milling round Milan in a Mini, there are several laws, regulations and rules for driving in Continental Europe that you’ll need to familiarise yourself with before getting behind the wheel.
Top Tips for Driving in Warm WeatherJuly 19, 2018
Whether you’re heading abroad to sunny Spain or just spending a day at your nearest seaside resort, driving there could result in frayed tempers if you get stuck in traffic or the car breaks down...
Electric cars – some useful informationJuly 11, 2018
Buying a new electric car is a huge decision, not least because they’re still so expensive. Unlike petrol or diesel cars, charging plays an important role in the purchase. Electric cars take hours to fully charge, while a petrol car which can be filled up in minutes.
Air Conditioning TipsJune 29, 2018
It’s summer and it's hot, which means your car's air-conditioning system is going to be working overtime. But there's an art to cooling your car correctly. These 5 tips will help you cool your car more efficiently.
Britain’s most dangerous roads revealedJune 20, 2018
The M6 and the A8(M) – the UK’s longest and shortest motorways – have been exposed as the most dangerous roads in Britain, with more accidents taking place on them than any other roads.