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We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday!

by Lesley Howes on 18th July 2019 in Knowledge

With exams over and the long summer holiday ahead – Lesley states the bleed’n obvious – its summer time. As we face high temperatures, holiday traffic, tractors, overheating, punctures, more teens…..Oh my goodness ….. Overheating 98.9 % of the population have probably NEVER checked their coolant levels – and never will, so I am not […]

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PLASTIC FREE JULY

by Lesley Howes on 2nd July 2019 in Knowledge

Today I have a short but VERY important message. I love nature and the environment ( catch me in the garden or out walking Dotty in the countryside most weekends ) & I’ve been banging on about the environment and reducing our impact for years. We try & help our customers to make decisions that […]

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Get Ready for the Electric Revolution

by Lesley Howes on 18th June 2019 in Knowledge

Get ready for the electric revolution …. Yes that’s right – revolution. Forget EVOLUTION the shift to electric cars is being referred to as a REVOLUTION and many believe we are at the tipping point. I spent a fascinating day at Robert Llewellyn’s Fully Charged Live Show over the weekend and was amazed at the […]

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An Introduction To Electric Vehicles

by Lesley Howes on 2nd April 2019 in Knowledge

If you are thinking of driving an electric car or van for the first time you are likely to have a lot of questions. In this introduction we are going to look at the basics, explain the different types of vehicles currently available, and answer some of the most common questions. Perhaps you are unsure […]

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LONDON’S ULEZ IS COMING ON 8 APRIL

by Lesley Howes on 18th March 2019 in Knowledge

To help improve air quality an ULTRA LOW EMISSION ZONE (ULEZ) will be in place in central London from 8 April 2019. HOW WILL IT AFFECT YOU? Initially covering the existing Congestion charge area but extending in October 2021, the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) means that most vehicles including cars and vans will […]

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Winter Driving Reminders …. It’s Not Over Yet

by Lesley Howes on 26th February 2019 in Knowledge

Hottest February Day on record yesterday – but the sharp frost again last night reminds us that it is still winter, so here is a summary of some of the important things to help to keep you safe behind the wheel if bad conditions return and you have to make that journey. • Keep your […]

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BREXIT and Driving in Europe

by Lesley Howes on 15th February 2019 in Knowledge

If you are going to be driving in Europe after 29 March you may need to be prepared for a no deal… so what must you do to be legal? The details of any possible deal are vague, but a no deal situation is likely to have the greatest effect on drivers. It is expected […]

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THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

by Lesley Howes on 31st January 2019 in Knowledge

You might find this surprising – coming from me – but there are times when leasing a car or van may not be the best solution. Maybe the work is really tough and you can’t bear to witness a beautiful new vehicle getting wrecked……. Perhaps the vehicle is going to be doing horrifically high mileage……or […]

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HO! HO! HO! IT’S BLACK FRIDAY!

by Lesley Howes on 19th November 2018 in "A Bit of Fun" !

It doesn’t have to be Black Friday to get great value from The Car Lady but we’ve made it extra special with LOW INITIAL PAYMENT CAR MATS INCLUDED FREE “IN CAR” SAFETY KIT And of course, our usual friendly & helpful service as standard  Immediate Delivery. 10,000 miles pa. Initial Payment Only £300 + […]

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9 and a half ways to cut your fuel costs

by Lesley Howes on 25th October 2018 in A Bit of Fun!

Average petrol & diesel prices in the UK are the highest they have been for several years. The average unleaded price is currently 131.40 and diesel 136.70 (pence per litre) That’s expensive! So apply some of these Eco Driving techniques and start cutting your costs. Eco-driving is mainly just driving with a light touch of […]

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