car servicing

Do I have to service my car with the dealer if I have a PCP?

The popularity of PCP car finance has allowed car manufacturers to be sneaky when it comes to forcing you to service your car with their dealer network.

How can I get more money for my part-exchange?

Today's #AskTCE article will help you make sure you get the best price you possibly can when you sell your car, whether it's a part-exchange or a private sale. Tick all of these boxes and you will maximise your car's value.

Part-exchange prices: Why is my car’s value so low?

One of car buyers' biggest complaints is that dealers offer them a pathetic amount of money to part-exchange their car. So why is this?

Cut costs, not corners, with a regular car service

When it comes to car maintenance schedules, there isn’t a consistent “set in stone” rule for the frequency of a car service (sponsored post)

5 most common faults with cars

There’s nothing worse than waking up in the morning to find that your car has a problem. Even worse is if you get stranded on the side of the road due to a mechanical fault. However, a regular car service carried out by a reputable company should stand you in the best stead going forward (sponsored post)

Who makes the most reliable engines?

Figures released by a consumer warranty company show that some famous-name car brands make some of the least reliable engines on the market.

Independent vs. franchise dealerships – the pros and cons

Whether your local garage is a small independent, or an official franchise dealership, they both have their pros and cons. Let’s take an objective look at how you can choose the best dealership based on your needs.

Drivers’ biggest worry for 2014 is the cost of motoring

Nearly half of UK motorists say the cost of driving and maintaining their vehicle is their biggest worry for the coming year ahead. (This article is brought to you by Nationwide Vehicle Contracts).

Infographic – servicing your car

How much do you know about servicing your car? Woodstock Motors have created this helpful infographic to explain it's required maintenance.

How to avoid the dreaded car breakdown

A car breakdown can be pretty annoying, but many breakdowns could be avoided if you take a few simple measures. Guest blogger Kerry Marshall presents her top tips.

New Car Warranty – Do I have to have my car serviced by a dealership?

There is still considerable confusion among car owners about the servicing requirements for their cars and what is required for them to protect their new car warranty. It's this week's question on #AskTCE at TheCarExpert.co.uk

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