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Are you aware insurers doing anything to address the fact that a high percentage of the cars they have on cover are now out of use for a considerable period of time. This significantly reduces the risk...
You gave an opinion to a question about whether or not, after the pandemic, there would be some bargains on new cars. You said no. I think that after this crisis is over, we're going to see an awful lot...
I've decided to buy a new or nearly new Toyota RAV4 and need a quick delivery after lockdown. Don’t really need AWD but like the security of extra traction. We live in a town centre and do about 10,000...
Will it harm my DPF filter if I don't use my diesel car at all during coronavirus lockdown?
I’ve been reading the questions about trickle chargers for cars that can’t be driven during the Covid-19 lockdown, but because I don’t have access to a power point I wonder if a portable jump starter would...
I bought a 2012 car in October 2019 from a dealer, which came with a twelve month warranty. Following Government guidelines, we have self-isolated. Consequently I placed it on SORN, effective from 21 March....
What's a reasonably-priced battery charger for a Ford Kuga? I'm looking for one as a back-up during the current Covid-19 lockdown where the use of cars is restricted.
I have a 2017 Honda HR-V. Do I need to disconnect the battery to trickle charge?
I haven't used my 2018 Ford Fiesta for three weeks now and probably won't be using it for a few weeks more. Should I start it up on my drive and leave the engine running to keep the battery charged?
Sales of some models in one car manufacturer's range are down 90 per cent. France has today gone into recession. Am I naïve or realistic in thinking that all this means that once lockdown is over, new...
 

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