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Do You Know The Real Cost Of Car Repairs?
PUBLISHED: 22/05/2015

Repairing your pride and joy can be an expensive, frustrating endeavour. Especially when you have no idea just how much you are likely to pay out should a part of your vehicle fail. Using data compiled over the last 6 months, we have generated this short test to see how much you really know about the cost of car repairs in the UK. For instance, did...

How Do Car Alarms Work?
PUBLISHED: 19/05/2015

Image source / CC 2.0 Does your car have an alarm? From built-in alarms to third-party systems, most car owners decide to protect their vehicle using a car alarm. While car-related crime is falling throughout the UK, it’s still easy to see why so many owners use alarms. Modern car alarms use several sensors to detect motion, noise and impacts a...

The Top 7 Myths About Car Insurance
PUBLISHED: 18/05/2015

Img source Did you know that comprehensive insurance means you’re covered to drive any car in any location at any time? Or that people over 25 always pay less for car insurance than younger, less experienced drivers? Both of the above statements have two things in common: they’re common beliefs among car owners, and they’re both completel...

13 of the Craziest Things You Can Drive
PUBLISHED: 12/05/2015

Sometimes it's good to be crazy. Pushing boundaries and testing limits is what innovation is all about and it doesn't come any better than innovation with engines. In this blog post, we take a look at 13 of the craziest things you can drive. Some are bold, some are brilliant and some are downright whacky! AeroMobil 3.0 Have you ever been...

What does the election mean for UK motorists?
PUBLISHED: 08/05/2015

A Conservative majority government seemed far-fetched just a few days ago, and even right up until the final opinion polls came in. But the nation – and its motorists – have spoken, so what does our current government mean for our roads? And what might we have missed out on? Extra lanes on our roads Well, the Conservative party manifesto ma...

Car repairs you probably shouldn't try
PUBLISHED: 07/05/2015

Here at Warrantywise, we know a thing or two about car repairs and can honestly say the repair work you're about to see is not recommended in the slightest. Sadly, not everyone has an extended warranty or mechanical prowess, so they have made do with whatever was at hand. Some of the modifications below are very creative and some are just down r...

Top Paid Repairs: Q1 2015
PUBLISHED: 06/05/2015

Do you worry about expensive car repair bills? If your car goes wrong, it's likely you'll be met with one. You may see it as part and parcel of owning a car or van but you have to admit, when it really comes down to it, hassle free motoring is what we all want. When your vehicle is in the garage there's a scenario most motorists experience at so...

Double Tax & Clamped Cars: What you need to know
PUBLISHED: 05/05/2015

New legislation ensures unused tax cannot be passed onto new owners of a vehicle. Some families forced to pay double road tax. Drivers in the UK are being forced to pay an additional £38million in taxes after the newly introduced electronic tax system starts to clamp down on unused tax being sold with a car. If you have recently purchased a c...

The way we buy cars is changing, but some things are here to stay
PUBLISHED: 29/04/2015

Progress in the motor industry over the last decade is simply unmatched In the last fifty years the rate of innovation in the motor industry has been absolutely staggering. Comfort, performance, handling, technology and fuel economy have all improved at a rate that you just don’t find in other industries. But, all things considered, the ...

How Much of Your Salary Should You Spend on a New Car?
PUBLISHED: 21/04/2015

Work out a budget based on your salary before you go car shopping to avoid overspending. Your choice of car can have a huge effect on both your personal freedom and your finances. Since your car is likely the second most expensive thing you’ll buy, after your home, it’s important to budget carefully to make sure it stays affordable. There...

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