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Suffolk loving female used car dealer

19-01-2018

Don't you just love it when the local paper get in touch to write an article about your business? Caroline Shield has been working with Simon since 1996 when Simon Shield Cars started. The forecourt is still in the same place, Great Bricett, near Ipswich.  Why not read the article to…

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Just the two of us

10-01-2018

Simon and Caroline run this small independent dealership from a site near Ipswich.  All our 5* reviews are independently gathered via Autotrader, ensuring they are genuine sales of used cars and genuine customers of ours.  Please do read through all our reviews either on Autotrader or on…

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Reminder service for MOT testing

09-01-2018

Do you need reminding when your MOT is due? If so, DVLA have just set up a service for you. If you do to their website, enter in your car registration number and how you would like to receive your details, via email or sms. Enter your details email of mobile number. It will bring up your car details…

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Autumn Budget and Diesel Cars

28-11-2017

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond brought to the table the latest on diesel cars. If you already own a diesel car there will be no change to your road tax, company tax or fuel costs. Well no duty charge increase on fuel, the price of oil may well go up.  The Chancellor has hit the manufacturers…

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Driver Satisfaction for the Skoda Yeti

22-09-2017

The Skoda Yeti was on the podium in the Autoexpress driver satisfaction survey 2017.  It came in at number 3.  Drivers do love the Yeti and now that Skoda is in the VW group, the technology and knowledge are spread across the group. If you're interested in buying a Yeti, give us a call…

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Tow Car of the Decade

02-05-2017

The Landrover Discovery 4 tdv6 hse has won the coveted award of Tow car of the Decade.  This is an award that Practical Caravan magazine hand out every year.  There are many categories depending on what size and weight of caravan you are towing.  However, over the last 10 years, the…

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Vehicle Excise Duty on New Cars April 2017

10-01-2017

Are you thinking of buying a brand new car in 2017?   April 1st 2017 and the Government are clawing back money through your road tax. It’s all change from April onwards, if you buy a new car. You will be paying a lot more for your road tax or vehicle excise duty (VED).   You could be…

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Adventures of Zing, X reg Daihatsu Charade

01-11-2016

An update from ‘Zing’ Late October, 2016   Hello, Everyone!   For those of you who managed to wade through my last Blog submission, here’s another! Since announcing myself via the kind offices of Aunty Caroline and Uncle Simon Shield, I’ve not really had all that…

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The life and times of an X reg Daihatsu Charade

27-09-2016

It’s not often you come across a car talking about itself, so I suppose I’m one of the first? As a matter of fact, ‘The Bloke’ who owns me, once had another car much older than me which was a Triumph from  1970 and she wrote a column for a club magazine called “The…

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Own an Audi, VW, SEAT, Skoda, then recalls are on their way?

26-09-2016

One year on and the VW dieselgate scandal is still hanging on in there. VW are starting to recall the cars within the group from around the world.  Around 11 million diesel cars with EA 189 engine which covers 1.2, 1.6 and 2.0 litre pre-euro 6 engines have been identified as containing the…

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How many senses do you use when buying a used car?

05-07-2016

Open up your senses when buying a used car.  Car manufacturers have been overloading our senses for years, with advertising and  the way they design cars, they even have specific teams that work on these four areas. Sight, Touch, Sound, Smell What stimulates your senses when you look…

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7 seater practical car

18-07-2016

Comfortable, practical and just right for a family car. For more information click here: http://www.simonshieldcars.co.uk/used/citroen/c4-grand-picasso/16-hdi-vtr-5dr/ipswich/suffolk/16806160

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