Before taking your car on a long road trip, preparation is key, if you just do a few checks before leaving it can prevent a nasty breakdown and increase the longevity of your car but what should you check? The normal place to start is to check the fluids on your car, if you need… Continue reading What to check before going on a long road trip to make sure your car is ready
One of the most tedious tasks about owning a car has to be the regular checks and having to book it in for service. But without doing these things, it can easily lead to long term damage, affect the longevity of a car and lead to extra avoidable cots later in time. But when should… Continue reading How often should I service my car if I have a low annual mileage?
Every year we see more and more 4×4’s and SUV’s on the road, as in 2016-2017 we saw a near 50% increase in sales and those figures continue to rise and level out even in 2018. With hatchbacks declining in sales, more people are looking to buy a bigger car in the dawn of the… Continue reading The increase in 4×4 sales and the popularity of SUV’s
Ever since cars went into mass production, many manufacturers order them made in white, why? The colour white allows you to see the intricate design of the bodywork; furthermore the colour adds great prestige and elegancy, so why choose any other colour? You’ll be surprised to hear that white is no longer the most popular… Continue reading Is white still a fashionable colour for new cars?
Every year in the UK sales of new cars continue to plummet, but why is that? From increasing pressure by the government on newly produced diesel cars to a cheaper price, there are many reasons why the UK’s drivers are no longer choosing to buy a brand new car. Financially not buying a new car… Continue reading Why has there been a decline in new car sales in 2018?
As we see more electrical vehicles flood the road as they continue to rise in popularity due to companies such as Tesla being one of the most innovative and popular car manufacturers right now, and with added pressure by governments around the world on diesel and petrol run cars due to their trail of… Continue reading Are hybrids any good or should we be waiting on full electric cars
Since 1919 in London when the first Bentley car was made, the brand has grown to be one of the most recognisable and iconic cars, where all around the world it turns heads due to Bentley’s self proclaimed “pursuit of both luxury and performance.” In the 1920’s alone Bentley took victory 5 times at Le… Continue reading The history of Bentley motor cars
Cambridge is a city of iconic landmarks, beautiful scenery and one of the most desired tourist’s destinations in the whole country, and recently an area of great traffic problems, so why is that? First of all one reason is that during holidays, especially in the summertime many people flood the narrow streets to sightsee, go… Continue reading Cambridge Traffic Problems and the new guided bus way in Coton
In 2017 we at Wallis and Son celebrated a fantastic 80 years in business, from 1937 we have been in the motor industry growing day, by day with our garage situated in Barton, on the outskirts of Cambridge which was built in 1984. Wallis and Son are a family business currently run by the… Continue reading Wallis and son, 80 years in the motor trade.
When taking a car on a long journey car journey the first thing on everybody’s list should be to check their levels. But unfortunately for young and inexperienced drivers this can seem quite challenging furthermore this may make them sceptical and second guess whether they want to even go away or delay it by booking… Continue reading How to check your own levels before a trip away