Automotive

The Benefits of Training and Retaining a Truck Driver

Many small automotive companies are affected by seasonal demand and other business cycles which demand that they hired temporary workers during busy periods and lay them off during the quiet season. However, it is important to retain a small section of dedicated full-time staff who act as the backbone of the business. Below is a guide to why one member of this team should be a truck driver. Temporary vs. permanent staff  Read More 

Moving Heavy Haulage – Tips for New Drivers on Transporting Heavy Haulage

If you're a newly qualified driver of heavy goods vehicles and about to undertake your first job transporting heavy cargo across the country, you'll want to ensure that your reputation for professionalism is secured from the outset. These tips will help you increase your awareness of the entire moving process, making the journey safer and allowing you to complete the job well. Plan and Prepare for the Job Preparation and planning for any large project are essential if you want a job to go well. Read More 

Answering Some Commonly Asked Questions About Truck Wheel Alignment

If you drive any type of truck, even a light-duty passenger truck, you want to ensure you take proper care of the tyres, so that they can provide the traction needed for controlling a heavier vehicle. Having tyres properly aligned is, of course, important for any vehicle, but especially when the tyres are standing up to the added weight and pull of a truck. To ensure your truck's tyres are always in good repair, note a few commonly asked questions about truck wheel alignment, and then you can know when to take your truck in for tyre servicing and repair. Read More 

What You Need to Know About New Electric Cars

Are you wondering whether it would be wise for you to buy an electric car? Read on and learn some valuable information that will help you to make an informed decision: The Price The cost of buying an electric vehicle is usually higher than the cost of buying a similar vehicle that is powered by an internal combustion engine. This higher cost may be a result of the higher production costs that are incurred to source for the different components, such as batteries, from which these vehicles are made. Read More 

How to Choose a Tyre When Bargain Brands Won’t Do

If you have a short commute every day, or no commute at all, and only drive a lightweight family sedan, you can probably make do with bargain brand tyres that don't offer much by way of traction or performance. However, if you go off-roading, regularly drive in the snow or mud or on wet roads, you want tyres that offer the most safety and stability, and which can reduce the risk of getting stuck or sliding around during braking or turning. Read More