AutoProtect - Driving News

COCA-COLA CHRISTMAS TRUCK NEAR YOU

Nothing says Christmas like the sight of a sparkly red HGV emblazoned with the slogan “holidays are coming”. At least that’s how fans of Coca-Cola’s Christmas Truck shenanigans feel.

This year the infamous red truck will be travelling all over the UK to sprinkle a little festive cheer to a town near you.  Find out more here.

Coca-Cola articulated truck with Christmas decoration and lights


WHY DO I NEED TO SERVICE MY CAR?

A regular service is needed to take car of your car, its components and fluids. An unserviced vehicle is likely to have a shorter life expectancy and higher fuel costs.

 

 


WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS CARRY OUT A CAR HISTORY CHECK

Buying a car is an exciting and expensive commitment and it is important that everything is done to ensure that nothing is overlooked and that all potential regret is avoided. These days, car history checks can be easily done online, similarly to personal credit checks. To find out more CLICK HERE.

Crash damaged car with question mark, indicating vehicle may have suspect history


TOP TIPS FOR CLEANING YOUR WINDSCREEN

Keeping your windscreen clean both inside and out is not only one of the most important jobs but also one of the easiest. By following this simple procedure it can be done in under half an hour: CLICK HERE.


GUIDE TO RESPRAYING

If your car’s paintwork is in bad shape it can often really let the whole car down.  As a result, paintwork restoration is a very effective way to breathe new life into your pride and joy. But don’t fret, CLICK HERE for a basic understanding of each will guide you to making the right decision for your car.

Car stripped down and masked off in respraying booth


THE BEST TECHNOLOGY FOR PARKING

There are parking guides available, and you don't have to be driving a top of the range vehicle to benefit. Whether you're driving a high end sports car or a banged up Vauxhall Nova, you can benefit from parking sensors. CLICK HERE to find the best technology.

Overhead shot showing how parking technology reads vehicle's surroundings


NEW TAX DISC RULES

With the changes, coming into play on 1st October, CLICK HERE or on the image below for the changes in a nutshell for you. 


 


MOT TEST GUIDE

We've prepared a simple guide to help you prepare your car and yourself for your next MOT.


MAKE YOUR OWN FROST REMOVER

Following the first frost of the winter (in our neck of the woods anyway), we've produced a 6 second video showing you how to create your very own frost remover liquid.

AutoProtect Frost Remover Vine from AutoProtect on Vimeo.
 



WINTER CAR CARE GUIDE

Summer is well and truly behind us and the Met office are warning of a bad winter. It's time to prepare your vehicle and our Winter Car Care tips can help.

DOWNLOAD PDF NOW

Winter car care graphic showing AutoProtect logo and car in snowy conditions