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Is your vehicle winter-ready? Here's how to check!

Use this handy FORCES acronym to help prepare your car for winter driving ❄️️

The benefits of driving a hybrid car

Hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars are playing a vital role in the shift towards more fuel efficient, greener vehicles, but what are they and should you be driving one?

A treely good day out: another 1,500 trees planted as part of sustainability commitment

Earlier this week, our very own MD Steve Thornton spent a day planting tree saplings alongside Rewards.Earth and Green Task Force.

Toyota Yaris retains Best Small Car title at Business Car Awards

The Toyota Yaris has been awarded Best Small Car for the second year running at the Business Car Awards that took place in London last night, (Thursday 22 September).

SEAT Tarraco adds XPERIENCE trim to complete the large SUVs options

SEAT continues to expand its line-up and deliver even greater options to meet customers’ requirements. The brand’s flagship SUV, the SEAT Tarraco, now includes the XPERIENCE trim, completing the company’s range of SUVs with this option.

The Definitive Review - Kia Sportage

Kia's Sportage asks more searching questions of its family SUV rivals in this more dynamic-looking fifth generation form. There's a more up-market look and feel, more electrified engine technology - more of everything really.

Top Ten Car Accessories

When you’re out and about in your car, you never know what might happen. Whether it’s an unexpected breakdown or even just a change in the weather, there’s a few small purchases that can help deal with whatever life throws at you on the road.

A Look at Hydrogen Technology in the Automotive Industry

When talking about driving ‘green’, much of the conversation is directed at electric cars, the battery-powered vehicles quickly gaining popularity on UK roads. Every now and again, hydrogen is mentioned as a clean alternative fuel, but its impact on driving has been much smaller. How will that change in the future? Will our cars be powered by the most abundant element in the universe?

What Your Car Will Look Like in 20 Years’ Time

The future of technology is famously hard to predict, with how paradigms can quickly shift and new ideas are regularly introduced. The automotive industry is no exception, with companies always keen to innovate and build on current ideas, in order to edge out their competition. Increasingly, legislation is also having an effect on design, so the question is: what will we be driving in the coming decades?

What You Need to Know About Armed Forces Day

At Forces Cars Direct, we dedicate every day to giving back to those who serve – or have served – the country’s armed forces. For the general public, the biggest day of the year to show their appreciation is Armed Forces Day.

How You Can Maximise Your Fuel Efficiency

Today, more than ever, there’s a focus on squeezing every mile from a tank of fuel. It’s not just about going the furthest distance, but getting the most from the unprecedentedly high prices of petrol, diesel and electricity.

CUPRA Formentor crowned Best All-rounder by Autocar

The CUPRA Formentor with its distinctive design, impressive handling capabilities and all-round useability, has been awarded Best-Allrounder at the 2022 Autocar Awards.

Top Five Hatchbacks

There are some things you can get with a smaller car that are harder to achieve with something bigger. Famed for their tight handling and responsive acceleration, hatchbacks are more than just a boot configuration; they overflow with personality and can be more practical than you think.

Production Cars Based on Military Vehicles

In the global defence industry, being ahead of the arms race is of the upmost importance. Many of these technological advances end up making their way into the public’s hands; everyday objects like disposable tissues, zips and sunglasses were created to solve important problems on the battlefield. Some of these inventions – with a little retooling – also find their way into our garage.

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If you serve, you save

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Armed Forces personnel, past and present.

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Join the Priority Club

Whether it’s your weekly grocery shop, reducing your utility bills or looking for a weekend take-away delivered to your door, Priority Club has a deal to save you money!