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By Benchmark
08-04-2021
Taking your vehicle abroad?
Many of us are hoping to get away for a longed for break this summer. Rather than flying, perhaps you’re choosing a more eco-friendly option and travelling to the continent by car. It’s important to remember that each country’s motoring laws, regulations and advice are s...
By Benchmark
28-01-2020
Is an electric vehicle right for m...
Unless you have been living on a desert island for the last couple of years, you will be aware of the ever-increasing pressure on us all to be more eco-friendly with our vehicle choices. Electric cars are certainly more stylish and ‘cooler’ than ever before, so it might be ti...
By Benchmark
05-01-2020
Winter driving tips
There are many driving issues that are unique to the winter months. Ice and snow, floods and low sunlight all bring challenges to even the most experienced driver. Read on for some helpful tips on how to drive safely this season.First things first, check the weather forecast...
By Benchmark
24-07-2019
DPFs can be problematic
Diesel particulate filters reduce pollution but you need the full story...here are the pros and cons Diesels produce lots of soot (particulate matter) that can cause respiratory problems and contribute to the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Modern diesel cars (since 2009) have...
By Benchmark
24-07-2019
Tyre Pressures
With busy day to day life, the tyres on your car may be one of the last things on your mind. The only time you may give them a second thought is when something goes wrong, or if you have a newer car that shows you a warning when the air pressure is low. If you’re driving your ...
By Benchmark
24-07-2019
Avoid the AdBlue breakdown blues
It reduces harmful emissions but if you run out, your car won’t start. Many new diesel cars use a fluid called AdBlue, also known as Diesel Exhaust Fluid or DEF, to help reduce harmful exhaust emissions. If your car uses this technology there’ll be a smaller blue filler ...