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News and interest

The UK’s most expensive car registration plates

We conducted research into UK registration plates to find out how much they can cost and the meaning behind them. Read on if you’re looking to gain...

CarShop
CarShop
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Choosing a car

Range Rover Evoque vs Audi Q5

If you’re in the market for an SUV with a little luxury and a lot of prestige, then you’re bound to have come across the Range...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
5 min read
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Choosing a car

The 8 most popular hatchbacks

Hatchbacks are versatile cars which have a big boot that’s easily accessible (and opens upwards). They make great town run-arounds as well as family cars, and...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
7 min read
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Choosing a car

Six popular cars for the motorway commute

If your daily commute involves doing a lot of miles on the motorway, you need a car with good fuel economy, a comfortable interior, and the...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
6 min read
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Driving tips and features

What are run-flat tyres and are they worth it?

With less newer cars coming with full size, or even smaller spare wheels, some car manufacturers have opted to have them fitted with run flat tyres....

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
3 min read
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Choosing a car

Most popular MPVs

MPVs (or multi-purpose vehicles) are larger cars which tend to hold more than your standard number of passengers. ...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
6 min read
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Choosing a car

Most popular estates

Estate cars are great for families and commuters that need a car that can tackle everything....

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
7 min read
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Choosing a car

What type of automatic gearbox should you buy?

So you think all automatics are the same? Well, at one point in the past they probably were (near enough.)...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
4 min read
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Choosing a car

Most popular diesel cars

Dispelling some rumours about diesel cars, they’re still fighting fit! They still offer value for money in terms of fuel costs, and some that are registered...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
8 min read
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Choosing a car

Top 7 most popular automatic cars

Automatic gearboxes are now found in virtually every type of car, so finding the most popular automatic cars on the used market of the hundreds of...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
6 min read
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Charity and sponsorship

One brave colleague smashes the Tour De CarShop

Last month [20-26 July] our very own CarShop employee, Mark Crowther cycled 779 miles across the UK, visiting each of our nine stores - all in...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
2 min read
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Charity and sponsorship

CarShop takes on the Snowdon triple challenge for charity

Colleagues from all over CarShop have raised £6,037 for our charity partner....

CarShop
CarShop
2 min read