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10 Of The Most Viewed Automotive Adverts (Youtube)
By Chris Taylor
14-03-2019
10 Of The Most Viewed Automotive A...
Car adverts stay in our minds for varying reasons. Some are wacky and memorable, like Citroen's classic dancing car or Mazda's catchy 'Zoom Zoom' catchphrase, whereas others are simply perfectly placed, like Volvo's 'Human Made Stories' campaign showing immediately before hit TV programmes like Game...
Directory of Car Manufacturers
By Ross Wild
12-03-2019
Directory of Car Manufacturers
Have you ever considered where your vehicle has come from or the history it has gone through to end up on your driveway?... we thought not. This blog explores where every car manufacturer originated, who founded the company and a few different examples of some of their best vehicles. If not, why not...
How Accurate Is Sat Nav Travel Time Estimation?
By Ronnie Lawson-Jones
07-03-2019
How Accurate Is Sat Nav Travel Tim...
Most of us use a sat-nav these days, especially if it's to a location we've never been to before or one that's still not too familiar. Satellite navigation devices come in many different shapes and sizes with some cars having built-in devices, some people using their smartphones with different ...
Types of Tyres
By Richard Bolton
05-03-2019
Types of Tyres
Tyres are one of the most important parts of any car, being the only point of contact between the cars technology and the road, a good set of tyres for the right condition can make the best driving car feel better. Some high-end cars even have bespoke tyre compounds and sizes made just for them. Ger...
Homeward Hound - Dog Owners And Their Cars
By Ross Wild
26-02-2019
Homeward Hound - Dog Owners And Th...
We conducted a study of 1216 dog owners in the UK on their car habits living with a dog. Our survey asked a variety of different questions, and outlined must have car features. From our results, we found the best cars on the market from each vehicle type that we think have the most features canine l...
New Peugeot 508
By Ross Wild
20-02-2019
New Peugeot 508
Peugeot has recently unveiled the new 508 model, which is more innovated than ever with new technological features and amazing performance. The 508 offers a fastback (saloon) variant as well as a sports wagon version to accommodate a variety of Peugeot's customer's needs. Whether that be needin...
History of UK Car Magazines
By Ronnie Lawson-Jones
18-02-2019
History of UK Car Magazines
Motoring magazines in the UK have been around for decades and are a stable part of most newsagents and supermarket magazine section up and down the country. Most people these days will have read a physical copy or visited a car enthusiast website to help them learn about a potential new car or to fi...
What Are Roads Made Of?
By Richard Bolton
15-02-2019
What Are Roads Made Of?
If you have ever wondered what are roads made of? Then you’re not alone and although there are many different types of road in the UK that vary depending on the type of traffic they need to support, the volume of traffic, environmental factors and the planning that is approved. From the most simpl...
30 Facts About The Mazda MX-5
By Chris Taylor
13-02-2019
30 Facts About The Mazda MX-5
As we approach the 30th anniversary of the Mazda MX-5, the world's best-selling sports car is back once again with a new limited edition model to celebrate its three decade long production life. The Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition will be available in both Convertible & RF (retractable fastb...
The All New Toyota Corolla
By Ross Wild
11-02-2019
The All New Toyota Corolla
This year hosts some of the most exciting car news we have heard in a while. With the introduction of plenty of brand new car models across the automotive industry- with one of which being the brand new Toyota Corolla. The Corolla comes with the choice between a hatchback, tourer and sedan in the UK...
What Is A Smart Motorway?
By Ronnie Lawson-Jones
08-02-2019
What Is A Smart Motorway?
History of the smart motorwaySmart Motorways are commonly being implemented more and more often throughout the UK as motorways up and down the country are upgrading. The first Smart Motorway emerged in 2006 on the M42 in the West Midlands. There are now over 20 smart motorways in the UK, with 10 or ...
Best way to defrost a windscreen
By Richard Bolton
06-02-2019
Best way to defrost a windscreen
With the winter weather taking hold and frozen windscreens becoming the norm each morning, we thought we would explore the fastest and best way to clear a frozen window. We also looked at the suggestions that people swear by but never actually do themselves. Frozen windscreens happen because as th...
Most Popular Car Colours 2018
By Chris Taylor
04-02-2019
Most Popular Car Colours 2018
If you've ever wondered why you see so many White cars out on the road, you may have already put two and two together and realised that manufacturers provide White paint on their brand new cars free of charge and that some motorists don't fancy paying extra for metallic or pearlescent paint - which ...
How Dangerous Are Potholes?
By Ross Wild
30-01-2019
How Dangerous Are Potholes?
What is a pothole and how are they created? Potholes have to be one of the most common things you see on the road when making a commute or taking a summer stroll with your dog, due to their annoying effects and noticeable size, but they may create more of a problem than you anticipated. A pothole i...
Can You Modify A Lease Car
By Ronnie Lawson-Jones
28-01-2019
Can You Modify A Lease Car
In another post in our series of Leasing Myths, we take a look at the common misconception that cars that you lease from us, whether it's personal or business, can't be modified in any way and must remain 'as is' when it gets returned. We're going to shed some light on the subject of vehicle modific...
AUTOMATIC GEARBOX NAMES - All Car Leasing
By Richard Bolton
28-01-2019
AUTOMATIC GEARBOX NAMES - All Car ...
While an automatic gearbox for some in the UK is a necessity, for others it is a luxury, relieving drivers from the need to change gears the only issue is that each manufacturer or group name their specific gearbox different from the competition. Understanding transmission names can be confusing for...
ROADRAGE! - What are the most annoying driving traits?
By Ross Wild
23-01-2019
ROADRAGE! - What are the most anno...
Passing your driving test can be one of the most rewarding and exciting days you will experience in your life; having your drivers licence provides you with a level of freedom that you have never experienced before. However, as experienced drivers know, it only gets worse after that. We all love dri...
Backseat Drivers
By Chris Taylor
18-01-2019
Backseat Drivers
Backseat driving is a habit experienced by all but appreciated by none. That said, even though it's incredibly annoying - do we actually stop ourselves from doing it? To find out, All Car Leasing commissioned a survey asking 1,000 respondents from across the UK whether they would admit to being a ba...
All Car Leasing Get More Social
By Ronnie Lawson-Jones
17-01-2019
All Car Leasing Get More Social
All Car Leasing have always been one of the most social leasing companies in the UK with one of the biggest following on our Facebook page and Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram and today we're pleased to announce two new channels to help our customers find the best leasing deals even quicker with What...
Classic Racing Games
By Ronnie Lawson-Jones
16-01-2019
Classic Racing Games
Here at All Car Leasing, we're big fans of cars and the thrill of driving and as such a few of us are big fans of racing games and driving simulators. In this blog post, we take a look at 15 of the best classic racing games ever made from years gone by.1. Gran Trak 10Developer: AtariSystem: Atari Ar...
Is Premium Fuel worth it?
By Richard Bolton
14-01-2019
Is Premium Fuel worth it?
There are hundreds of types of fuel available in the UK alone, with each provider having their own unique formula of hydrocarbons and oxidisers along with detergents and stabilisers to ensure a steady burn in a combustion engine. Most companies also offer a premium fuel, along with bold claims that ...
What Is An SUV?
By Chris Taylor
11-01-2019
What Is An SUV?
SUV MeaningThe SUV acronym stands for Sports Utility Vehicle. Commonly dubbed as a Jeep or Four-by-four, SUVs are characterised by their large body size, raised ride height and rugged looks. Birthed from the need to transport equipment, travel off-road and scale rocks/rivers, original SUVs were popu...
What Car Is Right For You?
By Ronnie Lawson-Jones
09-01-2019
What Car Is Right For You?
If you're looking for a new car leasing deal but you're just not sure what's out there or what's right for you then why not take a look at some of our recommendations based on some personas. Family LifeIf there’s anything that a family man or woman needs its practicality and versatility or an...
New BMW 3-Series Saloon
By Ross Wild
07-01-2019
New BMW 3-Series Saloon
BMW has recently revealed the new and beautiful BMW 3 Series saloon which will be coming to the market in early 2019. The 3-Series has been in production since 1975 and is one of the most common vehicles you will see on British roads. This is due to their elegance, performance and outstanding techno...