What is the UK’s most popular car colour?

With so many people relying on their car on a daily basis, it’s no wonder that our cars are often amongst our prized possessions. Buying a new car requires careful consideration, with a key set of features in mind to ensure you get the car that’s suited to you best. Within that set of features, […]

Hydrogen: The future of green cars?

At the Detroit Motor Show last month, Audi made waves in the electric car industry with the unveiling of the Audi H-Tron ‘Quattro’, a hydrogen powered car that could be a reality as near as the end of this decade. Although still in it’s concept stage currently, the model pushes the realms of electric powered […]

Winter Driving Tips Part 4: Driving Safely in Fog or Heavy Rain

Fog or heavy rain are some the most dangerous weather conditions to drive in, with accidents likely to occur if motorists are driving too close together with limited visibility and reduced control of their vehicles. In extreme weather, it is recommended that you delay your journey if it is foggy or raining heavily. However, sometimes […]

Winter Driving Tips Part 3: Starting Your Car in the Cold

The winter months can be particularly tough on your car, with many people finding themselves unable to even start their car in the cold winter mornings. The drop in temperature can have a big impact on the performance of your car’s battery, with the combined disadvantages of it needing to work more to turn the […]

Winter Driving Tips Part 2: Driving Safely in Snow or Ice

Driving in the winter can mean tackling snow and ice, which can be daunting if you’re not used to it. Follow our simple guidelines below to ensure a safe and trouble-free journey. Before you set off The most important piece of advice to remember is that if the weather forecast gives warnings of snow or […]

Winter Driving Tips Part 1: Winter Driving Checklist

Whether you have a short daily commute, or you’re planning a long journey, having a winter essentials kit in your car can keep you safe and warm should the wintry weather strike while you’re out on the road. In-car Winter Essentials Kit Ice scraper & de-icer spray There’s nothing worse than having to sit in […]

Driving home for Christmas – How to prep for a smoother journey

Driving home for Christmas may conjure up thoughts of Chris Rea’s smooth and relaxing singing voice, but in reality, with roughly 12 million people travelling across the UK to be with friends and family, your experience of driving home for Christmas is more likely to be a sitting in a sea of red taillights backing […]

Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

There was shock and controversy in September of this year when it was discovered that the cars Volkswagen manufacture can contain software which is able to cheat US pollution tests.  It became apparent that this ‘defeat device’ worked to give the impression that emissions are cleaner than they actually are, which is especially shocking considering […]

DVLA Warns about Driving Licence Scam Email

At Caversham Vehicle Hire, we like to keep our customers up-to-date with current affairs in the industry, which is why this month, we’d like to share with you an important notification from the DVLA with regards to online fraudsters. Online crime Online scams are now the most common type of crime, and the Office for […]