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Your Tyre Ratings Explained

When you look at your tyres, do you see unfamiliar numbers that you can’t quite get your head around? Well, those numbers are actually very important, and you need to understand exactly what they mean. Fortunately, HiQ Tyres & Autocare Havant (Triangle Cars) have created an easy to understand guide explaining your tyre ratings. What... Read More

Here's why you should book a winter car check

No one wants to grind to a halt over winter, but it’s easily enough done, especially if you haven’t paid as much attention to vehicle maintenance as you should have. However, there is something you can do to avoid an unwelcome winter breakdown. A winter car check is a straightforward way of making sure your... Read More

Here’s Why Correct Wheel Alignment is Important

If you’ve never considered why your wheel alignment is important before, then now is the perfect time to start. Its main job is to keep you driving in a straight line by keeping your wheels all working in sync and running parallel to each other. If you’ve ever negated it, your car is unlikely to... Read More

Could Electric Production Save the UK Car Industry?

The UK car industry is experiencing a crisis. Declining investment and troubling factors linked to Brexit have created thousands of redundancies through factory closures, such as Honda’s proposed closure of its Swindon plant in 2022. Despite this, there appears to be a solution for the automotive industry – and it’s the up and coming force.... Read More

3 things to know about the plug-in car grant

We’re all working towards being more eco friendly by doing what we can where we can. One of the main things we can do is look at switching from a petrol or diesel engine. There are plenty of alternatives around such as vehicles with hybrid or electric engines. These types of engines are growing in... Read More

This is what you should consider before travelling with your dog

Travelling for long road trips and holidays can be exciting or draining depending on how well you prepare for them. If you’re planning to bring your dog on the road with you it’s important to have everything you need with you. While it can be scary to think of the worst case scenario – if... Read More

Saudi women driving ban lifted… here’s what you need to know

Saudi Arabia recently lifted their ban of women driving – which is a big step forward in their modernisation. The Gulf nation was the last country in the world to legalise women’s rights to drive. Giving women the opportunity to drive increases their employability and gives them a new sense of independence. Now that the... Read More

4 cheap and cheerful car related gifts to purchase for Father’s Day

Sunday 17th June 2018. Mark that date in your calendar and diary as it’s Father’s Day in the UK! It’s one of the most important days of the year as we get the chance to celebrate our dads. They do a lot for us whether it’s teaching us how to drive, helping us get our... Read More

3 uses of your car air conditioning system and how it works

Your car air conditioning system works by producing cold and dry air within your vehicle. It is made up of a number of different components such as a coolant, evaporator, refrigerant gas and compressor that helps turn the air from outside into cool, refreshing air on the inside. Your car air con system is useful... Read More

Is it possible to prevent MOT test failure?

Did you know that around four out of every ten cars fail their annual MOT test? In many cases, it could be easily prevented by running regular checks on your vehicle. We’re looking at some of the ways you can save time, hassle and money by performing small repairs and checks to your vehicle. Lights... Read More

Do you remember these iconic vehicles from films and TV shows?

Films and television shows are some of the most popular entertainment in today’s society. Whether it’s going to the cinema with friends or sitting in bed watching Netflix, we all participate in some way. One of our favourite things about films and TV shows is that we can all pick things that are tailored to... Read More

Is your car winter ready?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year they say, it’s a holly jolly Christmas time but is your car saying the same thing? Winter is one of the hardest times of the year for our vehicles as we rely on them more and they require more upkeep. It’s important to prepare your car for... Read More

5 reasons why we need to discuss premium fuel

What is premium fuel? Premium fuel is a relatively new concept within the motor industry and we’ve noticed that not many people have discussed what it is. Premium fuel vs standard fuel could be seen as designer vs high street because it’s more expensive to buy and is supposedly ‘nicer quality’. You can purchase it... Read More

A guide to MOT testing in Havant

Booking your MOT early Waiting until the last minute for MOT testing isn’t efficient. Since you can take the MOT test anytime within a month, minus a day, before your renewal date, why not schedule your test early and leave plenty of time for repairs? If you’ve maintained your car in good working order, there’s... Read More

How to choose the best car tyres

A guide to purchasing quality car tyres on a budget Vehicle safety is something that you’d assume is all about always wearing your seatbelt and making sure you airbags are working. However, tyres are also an important contributing factor to your road safety. Tyres are the only part of a vehicle that touches the ground... Read More

How to keep the value of your vehicle

Car value and price depreciation: What is it and will it affect me? Purchasing a new car can be exciting and rewarding as you start driving your shiny new motor. But the price of your car will decrease from the second you drive it away from a showroom. This is called price depreciation. It’s a... Read More

How to get your car’s service history

HiQ Tyres & Autocare Havant (Triangle Cars) – A guide to getting your car’s service history together How to locate your car’s service history for better car maintenance Every car has a history, and that history is a vital part of the general upkeep of your car. It is called a service history and it... Read More

Should new cars be given a four-year MOT exemption?

HiQ Tyres & Autocare Havant (Triangle Cars) debate the possibility of a 4-year MOT We live in a time where technology is developing faster than ever, especially in the motoring industry. With vehicles being built to last, with advanced technology and durability being at the centre of vehicle development – can we afford to make... Read More

How to check your car tyres correctly

HiQ Tyres & Autocare Havant (Triangle Cars) guide to keep your tyres in good tread There are a number of things we have to do to keep our cars running like clockwork, from filling it up with petrol to getting its annual MOT done, it’s all part of a process. But one thing that is... Read More