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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Just the two of us - simon shield cars ipswich

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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