Category Archives: Car Manufacturer

Breakdown cover a good option

Whether it’s to the supermarket or a 200 mile trip across the country, a motorist can never be 100% certain that his car will not break down, even the most reliable vehicle will at some time fail to start. Having breakdown cover will give you the peace of mind that if you are stuck there is an outside agency to get you moving again. It really is not worth taking the gamble of not having cover and if you have to be towed away from […]

Keep your battery alive longer

Thousands of people get a motor insurance quote each and every week of the year, often with breakdown recovery cover as an integral part of the policy, and although the knowledge of having cover is comforting, the average motorist will still keep an eye on the state of his tyres, his windscreen and perhaps the oil and water levels in his vehicle. Very few pay little attention to the car battery.
Every day of the year, breakdown services will attend hundreds of breakdowns that are battery […]

The Detroit Auto Show

Mercedes Benz BadgeThe Detroit Auto Show was held earlier this month and from the reports it looks as though it was pretty spectacular. So to stop ourselves feeling sad over not being able to attend, here at MotorQuoteDirect we have decided to share with you some of the highlights!

London Motorexpo returns for another year

Canary WharfLondon Motorexpo, the UK’s largest free-to-attend motoring event, got underway this week and is set to break all records this year.
Returning for one week only between June 10 and 16 in the exclusive setting of London’s bustling business district Canary Wharf, Motorexpo’s revolutionary show format is a real fan favourite, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors annually. With more brands exhibiting this year than ever before, visitor numbers are expected to exceed the […]

A glimpse into the future for Porsche

Panamera German car manufacturer Porsche has confirmed that all future models of the car will be available with the option of petrol-electric drive.
Commenting after more details were released of the brand new Panamera E-Hybrid, the German manufacturer confirmed that all brand new vehicles, including the 911, will be fitted with a next generation hybrid drive module as standard, which combines both an electric motor and clutches in a single unit.

The Nissan LEAF – coming to a taxi rank near you


Struggling against the burden of ever-increasing maintenance and motor insurance costs, taxi firms the world over are looking for more effective ways to save money.
Whilst some are choosing to implement new smartphone technology to their taxi services, others are now looking to introduce electric cars to their fleet.
Car manufacturer Nissan are one company benefiting from this, with its all-electric LEAF model increasingly being used as a taxi car, with its cheaper running costs comparing favourably to […]

The best automobile in the world?

Mercedes-Benz S-Class car showMercedes have officially revealed their brand new Mercedes-Benz S-Class model, charged with the task of replacing two existing model lines.
Aiming to continue the four-door saloon’s dominance of the luxury car market worldwide with its combination of comfort, space, efficiency, safety, quality and connectivity, Mercedes boss Dr Dieter Zetsche has already described the car as “the best automobile in the world.”

All-new Peugeot 308

This is the brand new Peugeot 308 – the car that the French manufacturer hopes will end the Volkswagen Golf dominance across Europe.
“We worked hard on the proportions to give a high level of true and perceived quality,” stated Vidal; with a clean, sculpted look inside and out, the key to the new car’s appeal is its quality.
“We’ve reduced what we call the ‘sideways overhang’ between the windows and the wheel arch edge, and have worked […]

Best deals on new cars in 2013

Jaguar XF CarIt’s never been a better time to be a car buyer. As an ever increasing number of car manufacturers are offering reduced deals to potential customers, new car sales in the UK are continuing to boom. But with so many deals now on offer to the customer, identifying the very best deals has become even harder.

The Real Stars of Fast And Furious 6

Fast And Furious Ford MustangWith the release of the Fast And Furious 6 movie now on the horizon, car enthusiasts the world over are once again drooling over the prospect of seeing a startling array of high powered machines put through their paces on the big screen.