Feb 03

Used Car Warranties – Are they worth the money?

A warranty is a documented guarantee issued to a buyer by the seller of a product, that promises or agrees to repair or replace the product if damaged or compromised within a specific period of time. This typical understanding of a warranty might get you excited to get one on everything you buy. Unfortunately, when […]

Nov 25

MOT Test Failures

New Rules Cause Increase in MOT Test Failures The number of failed MOT tests has doubled since the past year. Figures from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency show that the stringent new measures on emissions have made the tests tougher for all cars. Diesel vans have the highest rate of MOT test failures. In […]

Oct 12

Car Hacking: Is it Possible?

Car hacking means the misuse and exploitation of a vehicle’s physical, software or communicational systems within it. The car’s Electronic Control Unit (ECU) is hacked to gain control of the car’s vulnerable systems such as speedometer, gas gauge, breaks, airbags, and other electronic controls and sensors. Car hacking can include activities to control certain features […]