Category Archives: Car Audio Centre

Got Kids? Want Them To Stay Quite And Keep Them Busy!

  

We have the best solutions for you down at our London stores. Fit some rear entertainment systems into the car. The kids can watch what they like on the move. Quite Kids Means Smooth Drive!! Noisy Kids Means Stressful Drive!!

Does Your Car Radio Lose Its Memory?

  

Stereo Memory Thousands of calls a year come into our technical lines here at Car Audio Centre, everything from “my radio doesn’t turn on” to “what are the voltage of the preouts on the latest Pioneer radio.” You name it, we have heard it, yet the most common one is “I have fitted my car radio and everything is fine until I… Read more »

Dash Cams, do we need them?

  

Here at the Car Audio Centre, there is a belief that dash cams are the must have option for any road user, whether you have just passed your driving test or have been driving for 50+ years there are many reasons to have a dash camera recording your everyday driving. The Harsh Reality of Britain’s Roads According to Brake, In… Read more »

VW T-5 Headunit Upgrade Guide

  

Where to start?!  VW T-5 Headunit Upgrade Guide I think this article has been a long time coming. This is aimed at current and prospective VW Transporter owners. We have experienced a massive surge in the last few years of prospective and current Transporter owners looking to upgrade their headunit and have done eventually. The standard offering by VW is rather… Read more »

Taxing times

  

The way vehicle tax is calculated has changed for cars and some motor homes that were first registered with DVLA from 1 April 2017. The change doesn’t affect any vehicle registered before 1 April 2017, but drivers can check the vehicle tax rates to make sure they know what they need to pay. Vehicle tax for the first year is… Read more »

Are you ready for the tech test?

  

The driving test will change from Monday 4 December 2017 to include following directions from a sat nav and testing different manoeuvres. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that the driving test in England, Scotland and Wales will change from Monday 4 December 2017. The changes are designed to make sure new drivers have the skills they’ll… Read more »

Drivers beware! New rules in force from today.

  

From today, drivers caught using handheld mobile phones are to face “much tougher penalties”, with fines and points doubling. The new rules mean that drivers who are caught on their mobile will get six points on their licence and face a £200 fine. The new measures have been introduced in the wake of a number of high-profile cases and research… Read more »

Changes to the driving test – how to navigate things cheaply and easily

  

You might not have heard about it, but the practical element to a driving test is just about to change dramatically and sat-navs are a big part of it. According to carkeys.co.uk, there are four new additions coming to the practical driving test, which acknowledge new technology and more realistic driving scenarios and manoeuvres, with particular attention being paid to driving… Read more »

Don’t pay the penalty – go hands-free

  

Think you can get away with using your mobile while driving? Think again. This week UK Police announced that they had caught nearly 8,000 drivers using mobile phones behind the wheel in a clampdown that lasted one week in November. Some 7,966 drivers were found to be on the phone, leading to more than 7,800 fixed penalty notices and 68… Read more »

Last Chance for Christmas Delivery

  

Order by 4pm 22nd December for Next Day Delivery Christmas Delivery Deadline: Order by 5pm on Thursday December 22nd for Christmas delivery. Order online now by clicking here to visit Car Audio Centre. Store hours: Closing at 5pm on Friday 23rd December, reopening 9am on Tuesday 27th December Open 27th – 30th December Closed 31st December – Monday 2nd January,… Read more »