One of the more renowned and recognised cars in the world, the BMW 5 Series has a long and storied history, beginning in 1972. The first generation BMW 5 Series was produced in 1972 and ran till 1981. Not nearly as popular as they are today, the car of 1972 had a much smaller engine and was predominantly found across Europe; the USA had yet to buy into this new German saloon.
Now that the spring months are almost upon us, we can all breathe a sigh of relief. We all come out of home hibernation to enjoy the welcomed weather. When the springtime dawns those that invest a considerable amount of time driving should be responsible and prepare their car.
One of the more integral vehicle safety measures is to make sure that all four wheels are perfectly aligned. Even minute misalignment can create problems with vehicle handling, and in the worst case scenario, be a factor in vehicle accidents.
Vehicle misalignment can be caused by a wealth of different factors. From improper vehicle construction to consistent driving across uneven terrain, there are a number of different factors that contribute to poor vehicle realignment.
Jaguar is one of the most respected names in British motoring. With a rich heritage and a collection of vehicles that are synonymous with prestige, performance and class, Jaguars have been the vehicles of choice for many well-heeled individuals for generations.
Most industry experts agree that one of the more anticipated developments in the automotive industry, autonomous or self-drive vehicles, could be a mainstay of motoring in future years. The goal of manufacturers for decades, self-drive vehicles allow passengers to relax throughout their journey. Today, we are closer than ever to the age of self-drive vehicles.
October 2002 saw European Union regulation change the automotive and automotive repair industry. The official regulation act was called, ‘Block Exemption Regulations 1400/2002. The legislation gives motorists much more freedom when they come to choosing the manner in which their vehicles are serviced.
In 1899, August Horch founded a company called Horch & Co. With the help of fifteen skilled employees, he invented his very first motor car. In less than a decade, he parted ways with the company that he’d founded for commercial reasons and started another company: Audi.
For any vehicle to be considered roadworthy it must pass an MOT. It may seem like a time consuming and expense process, one that may even be inconvenient, but the truth is that, your car must pass an MOT.
The good news is that providing your car is regularly serviced and maintained sufficiently, it should pass its MOT.