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Tips for Safer Winter Driving

Carefully consider the below before out in the cold you go! Plan your journey carefully. Start by thinking is this a journey you need to make? Key vehicle checks: Check your windscreen wipers are in excellent condition and fully working Windscreen washer fluid should be topped up with winter strength anti-freeze Ensure you have de-icer… Read More »

2018 Honda Jazz Sport

Honda are excited about the new 2018 Jazz Sport and so are we. Featuring an updated, sportier look with bolder lines, its not like any Jazz you’ve seen before – it will even do 0-62mph in under 9 seconds! We’ll be building up our range of parts and accessories for this new model over the… Read More »

New for 2018 – Civic Diesel and Jazz

Details have just been released for two exciting new models in the Civic and Jazz ranges for 2018 – here’s what we know so far: 2018 Civic Diesel  Comprehensively revised engine delivers outstanding real-world efficiency and refinement New 1.6 i-DTEC delivers athletic response and agile feeling for the driver Low CO2 emissions (93 g/km) and… Read More »

10 Warning Signs Your Car Tyres Need Replacing [Infographic]

More than 40% of vehicle defect-related deaths in the UK have been found to have been caused by illegal, defective or under-inflated tyres. Last year in the UK, a total of 2,855 casualties were caused by defective vehicles, with dangerous tyres cited as a contributory factor in 968 cases. To make sure you reduce the… Read More »

How to Check Engine Oil Levels

Oil in your vehicle plays a critical role therefore it is important that you know how to check the levels. Honda recommends to check your engine oil level each time the vehicle is refuelled, as recommended in your owners handbook. Petrol Engine Oil Level Checking Use this procedure for normal service checking of oil level.… Read More »

The Cox Motor Parts Second Hand Car Buying Guide

If you’re in the market for a new car, you’ll probably want to consider the option of buying one second-hand. After all, the financial benefits are clear to see. A car loses around 40% of its value within its first year, and buying used can save you a lot of cash. On the other hand,… Read More »

10 Driving Hacks To Improve Fuel Efficiency [Infographic]

No matter whether you’re a new driver or have been behind the wheel for fifty years or more; the one thing which all motorists have in common is the desire to get the most from each and every tank of fuel. With each and every driver conscious as to how often they’re filling up, we’ve… Read More »

10 Ways to Reduce Fuel Consumption

For the majority of car owners, money dictates pretty much everything. Whether it’s the initial buying/leasing of your vehicle, maintenance or running costs, affordability is key. While some of these costs can be down to luck (such as cracked windscreens), others are consistent and unavoidable, none as much as fuel. Petrol and Diesel power the… Read More »

Leasing or Buying: Which Is The Best Option For Your Next Car?

There is no question that one of the most exciting processes any of us go through is deciding to buy a new car. There are so many variables to consider, be it your occupation, whether you have children or most important of all, your budget. Aside of all these things stand two clear methods of… Read More »

Five Warning Signs That Your Car’s Tyres Need Replacing

As spring rolls in, so too does the dramatic changes in weather conditions. From torrential rain to crisp, clear sunny days. All of this causes serious wear and tear on the nation’s roads. This is bad news for your car tyres, which are subject to all manner of rough and tumble from loose stones, potholes… Read More »

Car Maintenance: What Needs Replacing & When?

  As we all know, cars require a fair bit of maintenance, and even the most well looked after car will need parts replacing at some stage. So, with that in mind, what exactly do you need to keep an eye on with your vehicle? And how often do these things need replacing? Oil Filters While… Read More »

Rubber Cars – A Reality Or A Ridiculous Concept?

Here at Cox Motor Parts, we’re all big fans of innovation in motoring and that’s largely due to the developments which Honda keep making. From the forthcoming hybrid NSX which looks to bring about a new vision and appreciation for the supercar to their FCX Clarity fuel cell vehicle. Innovation is certainly not running low… Read More »

Five Car Technologies From The Not-So-Distant Future

Earlier this week, the US-based car firm Faraday Future, who are aiming to “fully disrupt the auto industry status quo” revealed their first concept car. The firm revealed their FFZero1 at the CES tech show in Las Vegas, and while it is just a concept at the moment, it has a couple of cool tricks… Read More »

Drinking and Driving: Drinking Responsibly this Christmas

There is no questioning that Christmas is the one time of year we all love to indulge in food and drink. Alcohol plays a particularly big role during the Christmas period with Boxing Day and New Years Eve being traditionally popular for at least a few adult beverages. Christmas and New Year is also the… Read More »

The Battle Of The Sexes: Who Are The Better Drivers?

Ever since the motor car became readily available to all, an argument has existed between men and women about which sex is more competent behind the wheel. From this raging argument came the stereotype that women were much worse drivers than men, a generalisation which is quite rightly seen as sexist. A number of new… Read More »