Updating the Vgate VS450


Every month we get several emails asking how to update the Vgate VS450 it is this kind of problem why we setup Vagcom-obd, in an attempt to help other people trying to diagnose and fix problems with their vehicles. Unfortunately every response has to be the same, we explain how updating the VS450 is a […]

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British Road Rage Shame

Road Rage

Recent surveys have found that Britain, shamefully, is one of the worst countries in the world for road rage. Far from the image we were once famed for, of having great restraint and a “stiff upper lip”, it appears our behaviour often actually borders upon hooliganism when we get behind the wheel. One of the […]

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Ultimate Driving At Goodwood


Ever fancied tearing around a motor circuit in a high performance BMW car? Well now you can as Goodwood, BMW and Michelin have entered into a partnership that will allow drivers of all ages and abilities to do just that, Goodwood have introduced their whole new motoring experience, Ultimate Driving At Goodwood. Ultimate Driving At […]

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London insurance companies refuse to cover luxury Range Rovers

Range Rover

If you live in London and are fortunate enough to be able to afford a new Range Rover you may find it difficult to find an insurance company prepared to offer you insurance cover unless you have secure parking and a category 5 tracker installed, some insurers are even insisting upon secure underground parking. It […]

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Does the new vehicle tax system earn more cash for the UK government

Patrick McLoughlin

There have been many complaints that the new UK vehicle tax system is providing the government with extra revenue because when a vehicle is purchased the new owner is no longer allowed to benefit if there is any period of tax left to run before it expires. The new UK vehicle tax system came into […]

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Car Tax Fiasco

Tax Disc

The new car tax rules came into force on 1 October 2014 but it seems that the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) online system was unable to cope, leaving thousands of their customers unable to renew their car tax. The DVLA said that their website had seen “an unprecedented volume of traffic”, the result […]

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Tax Disc Paper Runs Out

Tax Disc

Motorists in the UK will not be required to display a paper tax disc in their vehicle from 1st October 2014, amusingly the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has run out of its own supply of specially perforated tax disc paper a little early and has been forced to resort to printing tax discs […]

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Greatest car of all time!


A new survey has been carried out, polling around 2,000 British drivers, to discover what us Brits think is the best car in the world. The survey was commissioned by TV’s Discovery Channel and was conducted to celebrate the 100th car to be featured and the new series of their TV show Wheeler Dealers. It […]

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A year of Fixed Penalty Notices for careless driving

Car Police

It is now just over a year since we saw the introduction of Fixed Penalty Notices for careless driving; a recent survey for the AA shows that around 74% of drivers have noticed no change at all in the behaviour of other drivers. Tailgating is one of the top hates of UK motorists and it […]

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The Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen e-Golf

Volkswagen’s e-Golf is so much more than just another all electric car; it looks the same as its internal combustion engine counterpart and has an equal amount of passenger space too, but it is much cheaper to run. VW boast that the e-Golf is their first production model to feature full LED headlights, this makes […]

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