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Best September For Car Registrations In A Decade
27-10-2014
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Using the September 2014 New Car Registrations news release and data table released by The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, we here at Select Contracts have created a infographic to pull out some interesting facts and key information. Since the. . .
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Increase of 14.2% for 2014 October Car Registrations.
06-11-2014
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New car registrations took another leap forward with an improvement of 14.2% for the month of October. 179,714 units were registered in what appears another extremely profitable month for the automotive market.   February may boast Valentine’s Day, but there wasn’t. . .
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MPG (miles per gallon) guide - Electric/Hybrid cars
06-05-2015
Dipti Parmar
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Electric and hybrids are the two major conventional fuel alternatives that we should consider, when getting a new car. Low emission cars helps you to save money and generate very low or zero emissions that exempt from London congestion charge. . .
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Summer Driving Tips
03-07-2015
Dipti Parmar
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Summer is one of the most favourite seasons with the chance to go around with your friends and family for a long drive or picnic. So check our quick summer driving tips for a safe journey. Copy and Paste the code. . .
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Understand the new rules of Smoking in cars
21-08-2015
Dipti Parmar
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If you are not aware about the new rules involving smoking in cars, then it's worth taking note that from the 1st of October, it will be illegal to smoke in any vehicle with anyone under 18 present. The new rule. . .
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European engine emission standards
24-08-2015
Dipti Parmar
We have compiled a list of facts and figures to help you to find relevant information on European engine emission standards which is designed to set air quality standards that are in line with the World Health Organisation's recommendations. Do you. . .
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Movie Cars - You can drive
25-08-2015
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Sometimes it seems like movies were made to show off cars. Some cars are simply so great that they seem ready to drive their way off the screen, or they become iconic by carving out their own place in cinema. . .
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How You Could Become A Stunt Driver
14-10-2015
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There is something about a great chase sequence or car stunt that sets our hearts racing and makes us wish that we could one day drive like they do on the big (and little) screen. So we did a little. . .
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Learning to Drive: what you need to know
04-11-2015
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Gaining your driving license is a big moment in anyone’s life, and something most teenagers cannot wait to do. But, before you jump in a car or try and book that first test there is much you should consider. You. . .
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Car Leasing Infographic
16-11-2015
Dipti Parmar
Infographic
Car Leasing has become a popular way of getting new cars on affordable and flexible contract terms. In the infographic below, we have tried to provide you with key information and answer some of your most frequently asked questions on. . .
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The Volkswagen Emissions Scandal
08-12-2015
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In September 2015 the Volkswagen Group was found to have been cheating emissions tests by making it seem that certain cars produced far fewer emissions than was actually the case. The story broke when the US Environmental Agency discovered that. . .
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Why its better to be the designated driver after an office party
23-12-2015
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The office party is can be great fun, but it can also be fraught with peril. While you may think you’re being entirely appropriate after a few drinks the reality of the situation may be entirely different. So why not. . .
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Must Visit Motor Shows
16-02-2016
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We start off at probably the biggest Motor Show on the planet: the Frankfurt Motor Show. Also known as the International Motor Show Germany, the show takes place in the Messe Frankfurt and attracts around one million visitors per year.. . .
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The Batmobile - a Cinematic Evolution
21-03-2016
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See how the Batmobile has transformed throughout its cinematic history. Add this to your website by copying and pasting this code https://youtu.be/Yy2-xQuvlEs?rel=0&vq=hd720 <br /><a data-cke-saved-href="http://www.selectcarleasing.co.uk" href="http://www.selectcarleasing.co.uk">SELECT CAR LEASING</a>. Batmobiles and the Bat As befits a billionaire vigilante: Batman is man of many gadgets,. . .
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The Van Life
12-04-2016
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The DIY guide to living in your van. Do you like adventure? Do you yearn for the freedom of the open road? Going wherever you want, whenever you want? Do you want to travel without relying on hotels and hostels? Or. . .
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The Evolution Of F1 Video Games
13-04-2016
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  When you insert a modern day F1 video game into your console in front of a massive 50-inch flat screen TV, it's easy to forget how much blood, sweat and tears have been put into the development of F1 video. . .
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London Motor Show
04-05-2016
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With the London Motor Show just around the corner, we thought it would be a good idea to fill you in on what you can do and see. Held at the Battersea Park Evolution Centre between the 5th-8th of May, you. . .
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Crazy Celebrity Cars
11-05-2016
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We all know that celebrities love to flaunt their new cars. But these celebrities have taken it to a whole new level. Below is a selection of the craziest cars owned by celebrities. Some of these include lowriders with weird wraps,. . .
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European Reverendum
14-06-2016
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Before the UK goes to the polls, we take a look at what the motoring industry is saying about the referendum and which areas of the UK will be most affected. We'll show the views of the major car manufactures. . .
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Craziest Van Conversions
25-08-2016
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Vans are quite simply, the most underutilised vehicle out on the market. The possibilities with a Van are endless, you just need to use your imagination a bit more! It's amazing what you can turn any old van into… For example,. . .
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EU Road Trip
06-09-2016
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For driving enthusiasts, there's nothing better than getting out onto the open road on a nice summer's day, with the windows down and the wind in your hair. Unfortunately, due to Brexit, it might become a lot harder to do. . .
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Chinaís Carbon Copies
28-09-2016
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In the motoring industry, a lot of pressure, trust and reliability falls upon the shoulders of the designers. The people who spend days, weeks, months, possibly years making cars better looking, faster, lighter, more eco-friendly and safer, so that we. . .
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Driving Into A Battery Powered Future
13-10-2016
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The last few years have seen electric cars go from being something niche to being genuine challengers to traditional combustion engine vehicles. This piece looks how that will continue into the future, as electric cars are predicted to surpass sales. . .
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Donít Drive your Date Away: survey reveals the dos and doníts of driving etiquette on a first date
24-10-2016
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The Definitive Driving & Dating Etiquette Survey 42% of women have seen their date text while driving. Beeping your horn outside the house is the most annoying way I guy can pick you up for a date. 23% of women have been put. . .
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HOW YOUR CAR COULD BE HURTING YOUR LOVE LIFE
24-10-2016
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It's Official - Your Car Makes You More Attractive. Having a nice car can change you from a 4/10 to an 8/10 according to a recent survey. 72% of women hate a messy car. 71% of women don’t care what spec your car. . .
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The Driving Dead
24-10-2016
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As we gear up for the new season of the Walking Dead, here at Select Car Leasing, we thought we'd take a look at the vehicles used in the show and critique how they would do in an actual zombie. . .
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History Of The Land Speed Record
10-11-2016
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As the Bloodhound SSC goes into production to try and conquer the 1000mph mark as well as the land speed record (LSR) at the same time, we thought we'd take a walk down memory lane and check out some of. . .
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Uber : The Definitive Fact File
15-12-2016
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With Uber seemingly always in the news nowadays, we thought we'd delve into the motoring phenomenon and bring you some of the most intriguing stats you may not have known about the world's largest transportation network company, as well as. . .
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Car Cracking
03-01-2017
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With Cars becoming more like smartphones nowadays, we thought we'd take a look at the growing concern of Car hacking, a phenomenon that's sending chill up motorists' and manufacturers' spines across the globe, more efficiently than any air-conditioning unit could. However,. . .
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The Webs Best AutoTubers
24-01-2017
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Have you ever heard the term "YouTuber"? If not, then you probably won't know who some of the most famous people on the planet are today. "YouTubers" are people who make a living by uploading videos onto YouTube and in. . .
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Women In Racing
28-02-2017
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With the recent retirement of Susie Wolff from F1 testing and the buzz surrounding up and coming talent Marta Garcia, we thought we'd take a look at women in motorsport as a whole and see who were the trailblazers of. . .
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Who is Lance Stroll?
02-03-2017
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With the new F1 season about to get underway, we thought we'd take a look at one of the new drivers who'll be getting behind the wheel this year, Lance Stroll. Stroll, who's only 18 years old, will partner legendary driver. . .
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Discontinued Cars
03-04-2017
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Have you ever heard the phrase "they don't make them like they used to"? Well we've decided to run with that idea and create a piece surrounding some of the most unforgettable discontinued cars the automotive industry has ever seen. We'll. . .
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Women of the Fast and the Furious
10-04-2017
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With the new Fast and Furious movie upon us, we thought it was time to look at the most badass women from the franchise. We'll look at what they drove, how awesome they are at street racing and what each of. . .
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The Evolution Of Mario Kart
28-04-2017
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With the new Mario Kart 8 Deluxe being released for the brand-new Nintendo Switch, we thought we'd take this opportunity to look back at this amazing video game franchise and go on a bit of a nostalgia trip and see. . .
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Mario Kart Quiz
05-05-2017
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Whilst putting together our infographic on "The Evolution Of Mario Kart", we came across some really interesting trivia on the games and though we'd compile them and make an awesome, and really tough, Mario Kart Quiz! So, give it a. . .
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Saving The Planet One Mile At A Time
05-05-2017
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With the whole motoring world doing what it can nowadays to create brand new cars that have as close to zero carbon footprint as possible, we thought we'd do our best to guide people who own slightly older cars so. . .
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How To Conquer 24 Hours of Le Mans
09-06-2017
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With the 24 Hours of Le Mans around the corner, we thought we'd delve into the event and check out the cars in detail and see how they're made in order to deal with this gruelling race. We also find. . .
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London Grand Prix
21-06-2017
Select Car Leasing
With a brand-new law being passed allowing motor races to be held on the streets of London, how close are we from being able to have a London Grand Prix. In this piece, we'll delve into this and uncover why there. . .
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Autonomous Vehicles & the Trolley Problem
30-06-2017
Select Car Leasing
With the imminent arrival of Autonomous Vehicles to the roads, many people have started worrying about the safety of this new technology, especially when an issue arises to do with choice. In this piece we'll delve into the issue of the. . .
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UK Car Badge Quiz
12-07-2017
Select Car Leasing
Take a look below at a mini quiz we've put together where we've taken UK car manufacturer's badges and altered them. Can you guess which manufacturer is which? We've also converted the piece into an actual quiz format in case you'd. . .
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Road to 2040 - An overview of the petrol and diesel sales ban
17-10-2017
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In a move that aims to improve the quality of air that the general public breathe, the UK Government has announced that it plans to ban the sale of petrol and diesel-engine cars from 2040, due to the amount of. . .
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The Colour Wheel: A look at the world
17-10-2017
Select Car Leasing
Picking your next car can be difficult. You have to think of mileage, performance and not forgetting its carbon footprint. Once that tricky decision is out of the way, you then have the dreaded task of picking a colour. In this. . .
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Tesla Total Wipeout
17-10-2017
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As Tesla start delivery on their brand new "Model 3", we thought it would be a good opportunity to have a look and delve into the electronic motoring giant's journey so far, to see how they've far they've come and. . .
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The Rise & Fall Of Diesel
14-12-2017
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On this journey we take you from Diesel's first engine, created by Rudolf Diesel, to the inventor's mysterious disappearance a few years later. We fast forward to the first passenger car powered by diesel in the 30's and see how. . .
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The Perfect Pit Stop
05-01-2018
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With the F1 season coming to a close, we thought we'd celebrate the people that can have the biggest impact on a race outside of the drivers, the pit crew. In this piece we'll highlight each member's title and role. . .
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More Deliveries More Drivers
19-03-2018
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Did you know that Vans are the fastest-growing traffic segment in the UK? It's true, there's been a 70% growth in road miles over the last 20 years, compared to only 12% for cars and 5.5% for lorries. One of the. . .
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Will The Supercars of 2018 Be SUVs?
17-04-2018
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Recently, traditional supercar manufacturers have noticed the surge in sales of SUVs worldwide and have begun to produce their own. Take the Maserati Levante or the Bentley Bentayga, for example. In this piece we will look at the SUV market and. . .
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Following England Through Russia
27-04-2018
Select Car Leasing
With the Russian World Cup just around the corner, we thought it would be a good idea to see what there is to see in do in the places where England will be playing in the group stages. First, we’ll stop. . .
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