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First-Time Car Buyer Guide

A Brief Guide for a First-Time Car Buyer For a first-time buyer, the prospect of buying a car can be daunting. With so much choice on the market and many finance options to choose...

The Origin of the Chain

Humanity is so familiar with chains – we see them and use them in hundreds of applications throughout our lives – that it may come as a surprise to find that they are a...

Signs of Confusion?

The British have always been great travellers with some of the world’s most famous explorers hailing from our shores: Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh and Captain James Cook to name but a few...

Options for Buying a Used Car

With new car sales reaching record levels, the used car market is currently awash with vehicles including some real gems but buying a used car is, as it always has been, fraught with danger...

Lease vs Buy

The Benefits of Leasing

When you are in the market for a new car, you have a variety of options available to you. You can buy a car outright with cash and there is also the possibility of getting a...