Car ownership advice

The Car Expert keeps you up to speed with loads of car ownership articles. We help you to save money, drive safely and much more.

Modern car stereo options to upgrade your car audio experience

Most cars come with cheap and poor quality sound systems, so you will notice a big audio improvement by upgrading your car stereo. Guest author Kate Flannery looks at your options.

Scrapping a car – how it actually works

Scrapping a car is a carefully regulated process to recycle as many parts of the car as possible and dispose of each component in an environmentally safe manner (sponsored post).

Tyre markings explained

Tyre markings explained. Learn all there is to know about tyre markings like tread width and aspect ratio with our helpful tyre guide.

Car accessories: personalise your car on a budget

Having a flash car doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are plenty of ways to enhance the value of your car on a budget with some personalised accessories.

Scrapping your old car for charity with Giveacar

Giveacar turns old cars into donations for charity, whilst providing a simple and environmentally-beneficial service for the public (featured article).

Part exchange or sell, which should I choose?

Choosing how to sell your car can be a tough decision. But which road should you go down - do you part exchange or do you sell elsewhere? (sponsored post).

Where’s my spare wheel?

One of the least-popular trends in modern car design is the almost total disappearance of the traditional full-size spare tyre / spare wheel. Most cars now come with a compact space-saver spare tyre or a canister of green goo and a compressor to re-inflate a punctured tyre. But what does this mean to drivers?

Put the wrong fuel in your car? Three things to do before you panic

Putting the wrong fuel in your car is easy to do. Whether it's petrol in a diesel car or vice versa, follow this guide and don't panic.

How to transport your classic car internationally

With planning and the right international classic car transport, moving your car can be hassle free, cost effective and can save you time.

What’s the difference? Car warranty vs. car insurance

The differences between a car warranty and car insurance can often be unclear, but they are significantly products aimed at protecting you and/or your car in different ways. Lisa Peteres explains in our latest guest blog at TheCarExpert.co.uk.

Add flair to your car with custom alloy wheels

Custom alloy wheels provide a quick and easy way to enhance your car's appearance. Guest blogger Jim Henson provides some tips on choosing a new set of rims.

Premium diesel and petrol – do they work?

Do premium diesel and premium unleaded petrol give you extra performance and economy, and are they worth the extra money? Stuart at TheCarExpert.co.uk investigates.

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