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V5 registration document changes - cars


From 15th April 2019, changes will be seen on the new V5C document. The V5C document is the owners certificate to say you own a used car.  So what are the changes:   Front cover The document reference number has moved to the top and the words ’Don’t share, keep it…

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Fake reviews - Genuine reviews


Do you read reviews on businesses before buying a used car? It has recently come to light that the Amazon website has been inundated with 5 star fake reviews. What? Consumer reports analysed 14 product lines in tech and found that most of the 5 star reviews were for an unbranded product and put on…

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Futuristic Citroen C4 Picasso arrives at Simon Shield Cars


The Mark 2 Citroen C4 Picasso is a very clever piece of product design and has taken many features from the DS line. It offers practicality, with style, glass and futuristic features. It has many techy gadgets and a more efficient engine. When you jump inside the car, you will notice the panoramic…

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Three cars stolen from Simon Shield Cars 5th April 2019


Simon Shield Cars have had three used cars stolen from their forecourt. Have you seen them? LL66 DVN - BMW M140i white MX15 PPX Ford Focus 1.6 AY15 XPA Ford Focus Any information would be gratefully received or you can contact Stowmarket Police or Crimestoppers. Anyone who witnessed any suspicious…

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maps and more VW Up - a walk through


Simon Shield Cars has recently taken in a 2017 Volkswagen Up! High Up which comes with a phone bracket. No infotainment system that can malfunction - you use your phone. You download the Maps and More app onto your phone either through Google Play store or Apple app store. Once it has downloaded,…

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National Pet Month


We just love our pets and are happy to share our house and car with them. Let's share our pictures on our Facebook page of our pets in our cars.  

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ULEZ is coming to London


Do you drive into or around London? Did you know that a new Ultra Low Emissions Zone is being introduced into London on 8th April 2019 taking over from the T-charge. Why? The introduction of ULEZ will help reduce exhaust NOx and PM emissions, helping to improve air quality and making central London…

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maps and more VW Up


No expensive gadgetry to malfunction on the VW UP!,  just use your smartphone. That's right, VW have an app that you can download onto your phone and use in your car. They've even integrated a cradle and USB port to support your smartphone whilst driving.  Put on your bluetooth and…

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soft search car finance


What is a soft search? When you visit a dealer, like ours, we talk you through all the finance options available.  Alongside this, the dealer will carry out credit checks to see if you are eligible for finance. Years ago you would have to submit a full credit search or hard search and this…

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splashing pedestrians costs drivers


It has been very wet and rainy, these last few weeks, especially in the north of England. Puddles and standing water are now a hazardous occupation when you are a car driver. As the roads aren't maintained properly, water stands about and potholes fill up with water. The dilemma is real, so what…

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Electric James Bond


James Bond is going green, yes the next car in the 25th Bond Movie (25 Bond movies - I must go back and watch them all in order) will be an Aston Martin. Bond does love his Aston's.   Daniel Craig, as his last outing as Bond, will drive an electric Aston Martin Rapide E.  Having…

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JLR recall 44,000 cars


Jaguar Land Rover is recalling up to 44,000 cars due to excessive CO2 emissions. It covers the 2-litre petrol and/or diesel engines in the following ranges from 2014 to 2019:  Landrover, discovery, discovery sport, Range Rover: sport, Evoque and velar and on the Jaguar front: …

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