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By Johni Parker (@johniparker) Well, the New Top Gear has finally arrived on our screens, and with plenty of negative press surrounding the show’s return over the last year, many have expected the New Top Gear to be dead on arrival. I watched with genuine optimism, although an episode in, I found the whole thing… Read more
By Aidan Tudge Guest Writer, ABD.co.uk If you were going to play the stereotype game and pair a car with a 20 year old 6’ 3” male, it probably wouldn’t be an MX-5 that was made before he was born. However, I don’t drive my car every day because I want to break a stereotype;… Read more
One question we get asked frequently at ABD.co.uk is ‘Can I upgrade my headlights to LED?’ and unfortunately, the only answer we can give is ‘not yet’… Whilst these products do exist on the market elsewhere, and you can buy a retrofit bulb, WE don’t sell them as the beam pattern and light projection they… Read more
Have you noticed that the queues for petrol are getting longer? Not the length, but the time spent waiting for a pump to become free.
And then, when you are queuing to pay, 8 times out of 10 you’re behind someone doing their weekly shop. When did the petrol stations become a supermarket?
The British GP has finally come round, so we thought there’s no better time to celebrate all the Motorsport Legends we’ve had through the years…
Britain’s produced many of the top drivers in Formula 1 history, including 19 grand prix winners, and 10 World Drivers’ champions.
With Father’s Day around the corner, we’re asking customers “which kind of Dads do you know?” Gadget Dads or Fixer Dads? A Gadget Dad is someone who just has to have the latest Gadget, whatever it takes! They embrace new technology and are always finding new ways to do things. Gadget Dads aren't usually fussed… Read more
There is a temptation for modern day motorists and pedestrians to take the development and maintenance of road networks for granted. We may love to complain about potholes and road works, but these days the majority of roads are relatively smooth and easy to navigate. The same could not be said about the state of… Read more
It's easy to take innovations such as the wiper blade for granted in our technologically sophisticated world. We rely upon these mechanisms as essential means of enhancing the visibility during bad weather days. However, American inventor Mary Anderson grew up in a period prior to the widespread integration of the wiper blade. She made a… Read more
by @johniparker After looking for a cheap new car as an antidote to keeping the mileage down on my classics, I was lured into the draw of a new car for under £6000. That car was the Dacia Sandero. After being drawn in by the sub-£6K price tag, I opted for the mid-range ‘Ambience’ model,… Read more