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With love from Suffolk

20-06-2018

With love from Suffolk Suffolk Day is nearly upon us and is being held on Thursday 21st June 2018. Lets celebrate Suffolk. Our beaches, our history, our architecture, our land, our people and our food and drink. There are many aspects to Suffolk and we love it all. Having been brought up on farms we…

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2 for the price of 1

19-06-2018

Special offer Simon Shield Cars and RAC Warranty can now offer you a very special deal - 2 for the price of 1.  Yup that is correct - you get 2 years worth of warranty for the price of one year.  Each car has been graded for each warranty and and priced accordingly. Not only are we…

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Get me to the church on time

17-05-2018

Don't you just love a Royal Wedding, all the pomp and ceremony, the press, residents from the UK and around the world. It's a bit thing for us Brits, our royal family are an important part of our society. Simon Shield Cars Ltd would like to wish them all the best for the future.   As…

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Driving away back pain, communting in your used car

28-04-2018

Do you drive a lot with your job and end up suffering from back or neck pain? There could be up to 5.5 million drivers suffering whilst driving in the UK and spending money getting fixed. Here are a few things to help prevent back pain: Adjust the driver’s seat and mirrors before each journey…

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New MOT system

25-04-2018

Does your car need an MOT? You'll be in for a surprise when you take it in from 20th May, as new rules apply. Here's what's going to happen when you take your car into a garage. The MOT certificate will look different and the tester will be using different more stringent categories for…

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DIS on a used Audi A4

05-04-2018

What is DIS - it's short for Drivers Information System and is specific to Audi. It brings together different information straight into the cockpit and onto a screen. It can offer the following functions:   Door and luggage compartment open warning; auto check control radio station name or…

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Cars of the Irish on St Patricks Day

17-03-2018

How have the Irish been involved in the automotive industry? Renault, Datsun, British Leyland, VW, Toyota, Ford, Fiat have all built or assembled cars in Ireland at some point. One of Ireland’s claim to fame is assembling the first ever Volkswagen Beetle made outside of Germany. It is now…

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Winter survival kit for cars

01-03-2018

The snow has arrived and winter is finally here in Suffolk on 1st March. Isn't that the first day of Spring?  Yes, it is, but a blast from the east, Siberia, I would think has made the landscape all white and impossible to drive anywhere. If you have to drive in snow to get to work or…

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Car recall information accessible via DVLA

20-02-2018

DVLA have given us another free service that can be used to check for any recalls on cars. It's a tool to use alongside the MOT history tool, which again is worth looking at for advisories and checking the mileage.  Here's the link to the page: https://www.check-mot.service.gov.uk/…

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Automotive trends - onboard cameras

16-02-2018

Google search trends have been exploring technology and accessories in cars.  What do you think is the top trend? Germany loves the DAB radio and can't get enough of surfing the channels. The USA love anything to do with dogs and accessories are selling fast. Japan has extended their…

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Warning symbols on used car dashboard - what do they mean?

24-01-2018

There are more and more symbols appearing on your car dashboard. Do you know what they mean?  Here are a few of the newer symbols. Have a guess? There is a  roundabout ahead with traffic on it? How about Brake Pad wearing indicator light.  Ask your mechanic to check out your…

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Black cars are the new white cars

23-01-2018

2017 saw in increase in the number of black cars being sold, closely followed by white. Black or white or blue or yellow, which ever car you choose to buy it's your choice. Gold saw the biggest increase in sales. Perhaps this will be on the number 1 spot for 2018.  Take a look at our black…

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