What is a Semi-Automatic Car?

Semi-Automatic Transmission Gearshift Stick; Close-up View Of Lever

We’re all aware of the two main types of gearbox: manual and automatic. Modern cars are usually split between the two but that doesn’t mean they’re the only options. There is another – a semi-automatic gearbox. If this is news to you, then you’re probably wondering what a semi-automatic car is and how it works, […]

80% of UK Motorists Are Being Overcharged for Servicing & MOTs

motorist overcharged for mot & service

  New research has revealed that most motorists in the UK are being overcharged for MOT and servicing requirements. The report from MotorEasy suggested that four out of five drivers are overpaying because they are not benefiting from booking their Service and MOT requirements together. According to this research up to 85% of the checks […]

Can garages be female-friendly when less than 1% of car mechanics in the UK are women?

female friendly garage

Only 200 of the 500,000 car mechanics in the UK are women. So, to say that the car servicing industry is male-dominated would clearly be a huge understatement. The garage environment can be a terrifying domain for women to enter, even in our modern world where misogynistic and sexist behaviour is seriously frowned upon. Mechanics […]