May 28, 2016

Fuel Facts: 7 Half Truths, Lies and Old Wives Tales

From my not inconsiderable years on the tools in the Automotive Industry, spanning four and a half decades and three continents, I have heard a lot of opinions about the fuel we use to power our motor vehicles. Some of these opinions are close to the truth, some have no bearing on reality and some are just bordering on the outrageously stupid. Here are a few of the popular misconceptions. […]
November 29, 2017

Petrol In Diesel Car – What Should You Do?

Most Motorists know that it’s very important to take care of their cars  to keep them running smoothly. However, accidents happen which can potentially put their vehicle at risk of expensive damage. This includes accidentally putting petrol in your diesel car or vice versa. It may sound funny or embarrassing, but this is quite common and it can be fixed without a lot of fuss. A diesel engine is different […]
February 5, 2018

AdBlue and Modern Diesel Engines

AdBlue is a fairly recent introduction in diesel emission technology for cars and has led to some problems for drivers unfamiliar with the technology and its maintenance. The product has been in use in heavy commercials for quite some time now but has only been used in cars in the last few years. It is also known as DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid). So what is AdBlue ? AdBlue is an aqueous […]