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Browse our blog for all things automotive; from industry news to insider views, motoring lifestyle features, all the latest launches, tech and goings-on covered. If you’ve a passion for cars, want a hand choosing your next set of wheels or just need some know-how, you’re in the right place.

Latest Guides

Best Self-Charging Hybrids

Beat rising living costs with a self-charging hybrid car and reduce the amount of time and money you spend filling your car up. Discover our top 3 self-charging hybrid cars in this guide from Inchcape.
Published: 10 May 2022 READ MORE

The Complete BMW iX Guide

Chris' guide to the BMW iX. BMW's first all-electric SUV, the iX combines the latest style, technology and luxury into a desirable package. Find out more with our Inchcape guide to the iX and why it might be the electric car for you.
Published: 19 April 2022 READ MORE

The Complete Mercedes-Benz EQB Guide

This week Chris tests the Mercedes-Benz EQB. The latest member of the EQ family, it takes everything that is great about the Mercedes-Benz GLB and adds the latest developments in electric drivetrains to create what could be the perfect electric family car. Find out more with our Inchcape guide to the EQB and why it might be the electric car for you.
Published: 15 March 2022 READ MORE

Latest Driving Life articles

Sick Car Syndrome

The causes of Sick Car Syndrome and how to prevent it.
Published: 17 May 2021 READ MORE

Low Emission Cars exempt from ULEZ

We are seeing the introduction of low emission zones (ULEZ )in major UK cities - find out which vehicles are exempt.
Published: 27 January 2020 READ MORE

Six Drivers' New Years Resolutions to Give a Go in 2020

A New Year is a time for bettering ourselves – and there’s no reason that can’t include your driving.
Published: 02 January 2020 READ MORE

Latest Opinion

UN International Day of The Girl

There are more than 1.1 billion girls under 18 years old who are poised to become the latest and largest generation of leaders, entrepreneurs and change-makers. Be inspired by some of our own staff's stories and hear the advice they would have given their younger selves.
Published: 06 October 2021 READ MORE

Will the National Grid Cope with Electric Cars?

An investigation into how the National Grid will cope with an increase in adoption of electric cars, where our energy comes from and if electric cars are good for the environment.
Published: 22 February 2021 READ MORE

Best Estate Cars

For those looking for the handling and styling of a saloon combined with the space and practicality of an SUV, an estate car is the perfect middle ground. Take a look at some of the best 7 estate cars on the market.
Published: 13 January 2020 READ MORE

Latest Tips and Advice

Top Company Cars For 2022

At Inchcape we have picked out the top 10 Electric Company Cars and Hybrid Company Cars For 2022.
Published: 28 September 2021 READ MORE

Preparing Your Car For Summer

A guide to looking after your car in summer and the checks you can carry out to help prevent a break down in the summer months.
Published: 02 June 2021 READ MORE

How To Buy A Convertible

Brits buy more convertibles than anybody else in Europe. It’s part of the reason why convertibles come in more shapes and sizes than ever. Read our guide to help you choose your next convertible and discover more about these thrilling cars.
Published: 25 May 2021 READ MORE

Latest Head to Head

Volkswagen California vs Grand California

Can't decide which is the camper for you? Let Inchcape help you with this head to head guide in which we put the VW California against the VW Grand California.
Published: 18 May 2022 READ MORE

BMW X1 vs X2

Both lauded for their craftsmanship and road power, how to these two luxury SUVs shape up against one another?
Published: 09 March 2020 READ MORE

Jaguar E-PACE vs Land Rover Discovery Sport

Both lauded for their craftsmanship and road power, how to these two luxury SUVs shape up against one another?
Published: 18 December 2019 READ MORE

Latest News

MINI Special Editions 2022

Find a car that’s as unique as you are. Meet the MINI Editions at Inchcape MINI. Delightfully detailed and inspired by our rich heritage of motorsport and design, these special edition MINIs for 2022. Whether you’re an individualist, free-spirt, wild adventurer, or understated stylist, there’s a MINI special edition to suit you.
Published: 10 February 2022 READ MORE

Inchcape Chelmsford MINI Win Retailer Of The Year Award

Inchcape Chelmsford MINI dealership scooped two prestigious awards in January 2022, at the MINI Retailer of the Year Awards.
Published: 07 February 2022 READ MORE

Introducing bravoauto

We’re excited to let our customers know about our new, used car brand, bravoauto, which launched in November 2021. Part of the Inchcape Group, a global automotive brand, bravoauto offers a wide selection of quality used cars all with additional value-added benefits.
Published: 22 November 2021 READ MORE