Category Archives: Sat Navs

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 »

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January Sale 2017 – Massive Reductions Speed Camera Detectors up to 10% off The popular Road Angel Gem speed camera detector can pick up the radar or laser of a speed camera and alert you, so you know to reduce your speed. Road Angel Gem has the UK’s most accurate database of road speed limits. Check out the Gem plus… Read more »

5 ways to save fuel

  
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Fuel Efficiency – How To Save Fuel Costs Drivers in the UK are being encouraged to become more eco-friendly drivers. A new campaign by the society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) believes that businesses could save up to 20% on fuel expenditures from their fleets, which could save UK motorists £6.8 billion a year.   Being an eco-friendly driver… Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to Sat Navs

  

Sat Navs, AKA Satellite Navigation devices, have completely revolutionised navigation by bringing military grade satellite positioning to the comfort of your car. The market share of these systems in the UK has enormously grown over the past few years and as a result, there are many different models on the market. There are many good reasons behind the great success… Read more »

“It’s a Volvo”

  

Those words probably didn’t send a jolt a fear through you, but to any car audio professional it’s a nightmare inducing phrase. Not because it’s a bad car, by all accounts, most Volvo’s are pretty nice. Even the speakers are pretty good – so why do car audio fitters and specialists everywhere pull a face like they’ve just smelled something… Read more »

A brief guide to sat navs

  

  When traveling alone the best way of navigating your way to your destination is by using a sat nav (Satellite Navigation). How satellite navigation works The way a sat nav will work is by using a network of satellites called GPS (Global Positioning System), these satellites will orbit the Earth in known positions. The satellites will then calculate where… Read more »

Christmas Gift Ideas for Car Lovers

  

  When it comes to getting a gift for someone this Christmas, whether a friend or loved one, you may not have thought of something for their car. However, since we spend so much of our time driving, it’s a perfect thing to consider. Here we list our top 5 Christmas gifts for car lovers to make sure you give… Read more »

3 Car Essentials for Your Holiday

  

The summer season is fast approaching, and I’m sure you have your holiday planned. Although you are starting to get excited, anyone travelling by car to their destination must be dreading the long, boring journey there. However, at Car Audio Centre, we aim to make your journey as pleasant as possible.  Here are our recommendations for the top 3 car… Read more »

Motoring gadgets for bikers: The top three

  

Car drivers always seem to get the best gadgets. From in-car entertainment systems to help with parking, heated seat covers and even magnetic key holders, there’s a wide range of innovative products to choose from. Unfortunately, bikers don’t have quite the same choice. While they’re not in the same kind of enclosed environment as car drivers, there are still a… Read more »

Portable sat navs vs. Fixed sat navs

  

As the advancements in modern technology continue to impress and amaze, it’s sometimes easy to forget what a revolutionary piece of kit the satellite navigation system has been. Sat navs, or GPS systems as they are sometimes referred to, have taken the stress out of driving to unknown territories whilst rendering the map obsolete. Aside from the basic purpose of… Read more »