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Microsoft collaborates with Renault and Nissan.

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Microsoft is now collaborating with the Renault & Nissan alliance to develop a cloud-based service for cars. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/news/microsoft-collaborates-with-renault-and-nissan/

Can Cars Be Taken Over by Hackers?

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The phrase 'Internet of things' has been used widely over the past few years, referring to the increasing connectivity of everyday items. With vehicles nowadays routinely computerised and rapidly joining the list of online objects, there have been reports… https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/can-cars-be-taken-over-by-hackers/

What tools should you have in your car?

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This month's heartbreaking tragedy in County Donegal, Ireland, is a painful reminder that dangerous things can happen when we're out in our cars. A family was drowned when their car went off a pier and they could not get out. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/what-tools-should-you-have-in-your-car/

How to change a car tyre

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Car troubles on a road trip can be frustrating. But why get stuck on the road because of a flat tyre? Changing car tyres can easily be handled by everyone. The steps below provide a quick insight on how to change car tyres. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/how-to-change-a-car-tyre/

10 Best Cars for First Time Drivers

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Money is always an important factor when it comes to deciding on the type of car to buy. Often, it is difficult to make the right decision, especially if you are a first time driver. One great option to look at is used cars, which usually have a fraction … https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/10-best-cars-for-first-time-drivers/

Ten tips to reduce human error in road traffic accidents

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Cars have never been safer than they are today, and years of public information campaigns have turned the majority of British motorists into safer drivers than they were twenty years ago. Accidents are down but, unfortunately, a large number still occur o… https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/ten-tips-to-reduce-human-error-in-road-traffic-accidents/

DIY - How to paint your second hand car with these simple 5 steps

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For those who choose to paint their second-hand car, this can be a money-saving and rewarding job, but it takes time. You can colour match your existing paint by taking your car details (make, year, model) to a car paint supplier. It's best to carry out t… https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/diy-how-to-paint-your-second-hand-car-with-these-simple-5-st/

What are the benefits buying from an RAC Approved Dealer?

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The benefits for customers who buy from an RAC Approved Dealer, such as Used Cars of Bristol, are far-reaching. For those looking for an RAC Approved Dealer in Bristol and the West Country, Used Cars of Bristol, like all selected Approved Dealerships, are… https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/what-are-the-benefits-buying-from-an-rac-approved-dealer/

Drive Away in Xmas to the Douro Valley

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The Douro Valley is an excellent location for a Christmas drive-away due to its breath-taking scenery and mild climate throughout the Winter months. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/drive-away-in-xmas-to-the-douro-valley/

The VW Scandal – The Latest Developments and Discoveries

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Almost two month after its revelation, the scandal is still ongoing, here is an update on the latest developments and discoveries. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/the-vw-scandal-the-latest-developments-and-discoveries/

How to choose the perfect family car

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A car is like a mechanical family pet, and its attributes are crucial. There are obvious choices of makes and models that will not fit in with your current lifestyle. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/how-to-choose-the-perfect-family-car/

Why should you buy a car in November?

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Ok, it’s clear! November isn’t great month when it comes to weather but it is a great month to buy a car. Come Read More https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/why-should-you-buy-a-car-in-november/

The Volkswagen Scandal: how their deception affects your world.

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The Volkswagen scandal has become the "too big to fail" tale for the automotive industry, revealing that the second largest car retailer in the world has been involved in a deliberate and widespread deception. Come read to understand what really happened. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/the-volkswagen-scandal-how-their-deception-affects-your-worl/

A maintenance guide for your tyres.

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Tyres are your car’s only point of contact with the road, therefore you should really take care of them. Here are our top tips to do so. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/a-maintenance-guide-for-your-tyres/

Normandy, the cradle of the English Kings – Part 2

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Welcome back to our drive-away on the routes of Normandy where we continue our trip. When we published the previous article we were in Vire, so let’s drive east towards the coast in a place called Avranches. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/normandy-the-cradle-of-the-english-kings-part-2/

Normandy, the cradle of the English Kings – Part 1

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Normandy is very renowned for its beaches where soldiers landed on D-day as well as its β€œbocage” landscape, however it is also the cradle of the English Kings and particularly William the Conqueror. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/normandy-the-cradle-of-the-english-kings-part-1/

Explore the natural beauties of Ireland

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Today we take you to the Green Island or Ireland, come discover this beautiful country with this road trip we offer you. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/explore-the-natural-beauties-of-ireland/

Warning: You’re losing money by not buying a used car! 5 Myths debunked.

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Thinking of a new car? Before you dismiss second-hand cars read our article where we are going to bust some myths about buying used cars. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/warning-youre-losing-money-by-not-buying-a-used-car-5-myths/

WIN A SUPERCAR TRACK DAY!

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Enter our summer competition and win a supercar track day https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/win-a-supercar-track-day/

Driving holidays in France: the Gulf of Lion

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The Gulf of Lion is a vast area of France spanning the Spanish Border up to Hyères - 20km (12 miles) East of Toulon. In this itinerary we will drive along the southern coast of France and advise you the best places to stop. https://www.usedcarsofbristol.co.uk/blog/driving-holidays-in-france-the-gulf-of-lion/