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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.

Forces Cars Direct Now Working with MG

We at Forces Cars Direct are proud to be teaming up with MG, to expand our selection of cars. Now our community of past and present Armed Forces members can now benefit from amazing discounts on this famed British manufacturer’s fleet.

Forces Cars Direct Have Teamed Up with SsangYong

We at Forces Cars Direct have expanded our selection of cars after teaming up with SsangYong. Members of the Armed Forces and veterans will now have access to exclusive discount on the manufacturer’s selection of SUVs.

Forces Cars Direct Leasing Website is Now Online

We at Forces Cars Direct are proud to announce the launch of our new leasing website. Now we can offer our community of Armed Forces members and veterans even better lease deals on a huge number of manufacturers and their vehicles.

Forces Cars Direct Relaunch Used Car Marketplace

We at Forces Cars Direct are excited to announce the return of our Used Car marketplace. After a short hiatus, it’s back and better than ever.

SAS Legend Des Powell Visits Forces Cars Direct

Former Special Forces and Parachute Regiment member Des Powell visited the Forces Cars Direct office on the 1st of February. He came to not only pick up his new car, but to talk to the founder and director Steve Thornton about ways they could help members of the armed forces community, both past and present. They both couldn’t help but share a few stories from their own time serving, too!

Forces Cars Direct Managing Director Nominated for Business Leader of the Year

Steve Thornton, founder and managing director of Forces Cars Direct, has been nominated for the business leader of the year (for small and medium enterprises) at the British Ex-Forces in Business Awards. The largest celebration of its kind in the world, it seeks to celebrates companies and individuals who hire veterans and nurture their careers.

The Benefits of Owning an Electric Car

In 2020, sales of electric vehicles (EVs) grew by a massive 186% in the UK, with over 100,000 being sold. Of course, the lack of CO2 emissions is a compelling reason for many to make the switch, but there’s more to these vehicles than the ecological angle – many are great cars in their own right.

The Ultimate Guide to Charging Electric Cars at Home & All Things EV

In December 2020, the UK government announced a ban on the sales of petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030, in favour of electric vehicles which don’t emit carbon into the atmosphere. This is a welcome move for planet earth and mankind as a whole.

How Much does it Cost to Charge an Electric Car?

The cost of charging any electric vehicle is dependent on numerous factors, some of which are continually fluctuating, which makes answering this question more complex than simply answering with a dead certain number.

How Long does an Electric Car Take to Charge?

Firstly you need to know the size of the vehicle battery measured in kW’s (KiloWatts).

How Far can an Electric Car Go?

Vehicle range is the estimated distance that your vehicle can travel on a single charge. In terms of electric vehicles, this refers to the amount of charge left in the vehicle battery at any given time.

The Beginners Guide To Electric Car Charging

2020 saw an influx of new electric cars to the market, now being produced by the majority of mainstream manufacturers, including VW, Vauxhall and Honda, to name a few! With the Governments pledge to ban all petrol and diesel vehicle sales by 2035, many are starting to look ahead at what is on the market and learn all about electric car charging. One of the largest sources of climate pollution in the world is from transport emissions.

Electric Car Charger Home Installation UK: What You Need To Know

As the sales of electric cars and electric bikes continue to increase, electric car charger home installation is becoming more popular than ever before.

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