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National Careers Week – Regional Directors

Graham Knell - Regional Director - Kent My original career started after leaving school at the age of 17. I was initially working on a petrol forecourt, where I progressed to selling motorcycles. Then at the age of 21, I became a junior car salesperson for a second-hand car dealership, moving on to…
Written by Perrys Regional Directors | 10 min read

Discover an era of hybrid power and style with the new MG3!

Get ready, MG enthusiasts and car lovers alike! The MG3 is making a grand entrance into its second generation, and it's not just any ordinary update. This car is set to redefine the supermini class with its stunning new design, cutting-edge hybrid technology and a promise of unmatched…
Written by Dan | 3 min read

Top Avoidable Driving Mistakes

While driving offers convenience and freedom, it also carries significant responsibilities. Unfortunately, some drivers may make some common mistakes that can lead to accidents, fines or unnecessary stress. Understanding these mistakes and taking steps to avoid them can significantly improve road…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

Top tips to make the most of your EV range

As electric vehicles (EVs) continue to gain popularity, one of the main concerns for owners remains maximising the range of their vehicles. While EV technology continues to advance, improving battery efficiency and range, there are still some steps you can take to ensure you get the most out of…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

Perrys Colne Mazda is Closing

We regret to inform you that Perrys Colne Mazda has made the difficult decision to close its doors on the 2nd February 2024. The decision was taken in agreement with Mazda Motors UK.  The closest Perrys Mazda dealerships to you will now be Perrys Mazda Blackburn and Preston, in Lancashire and…
Written by Perrys | 1 min read

Rev Up Your Style and Savings: Discover the MG 3

The MG 3 is a remarkable vehicle that stands out for its sporty looks, reliable performance, and exceptional value for money. This car is a great choice for a wide range of customers, including first-time drivers, small families, and anyone seeking a stylish, affordable and practical vehicle. Sporty…
Written by Dan | 2 min read

Motability's New Vehicle Payment Has Been Extended

Motability has recently made its new joiners aware of great news, the New Vehicle Payment, a single £750 contribution to assist in purchasing a new vehicle through the Motability Scheme, is being extended until the end of 2024. This extension means that if you place an order or take delivery…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

MG in 2023: A Year in Review

Reflecting on the years’ just past, 2023; this was a year when MG Motor UK firmly established itself even more within the automotive industry. Let's delve into the reasons: 1. Triumph of the MG4 EV: UK Car of the Year 2023 The MG4 EVs achieved the title of UK Car of the Year 2023.…
Written by Dan | 1 min read

How to Check and Top Up Your Car's Oil

Maintaining your vehicle is essential to ensure its longevity and performance. One essential check you should be regularly doing is checking and topping up your engine oil. Engine oil plays a vital role in lubricating the internal components of your engine, preventing friction as well as heat…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

My MG Experience - (2nd January 2024)

I have been an MG customer for about 18 months now. I've watched with interest over the last few years and been impressed by how the brand has evolved and by the range of hybrid and fully electric cars that have come from MG. After my last Diesel car was stolen in May 2022, I decided that my…
Testimonial written by Andy Woodward

Car Lights: An Essential Guide

Driving safely is a responsibility that involves understanding and adhering to various rules of the road. Amongst these regulations, the proper use of car lights plays a crucial role in ensuring road safety for both drivers and pedestrians. In the UK, where road conditions can vary greatly,…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

An announcement from Perrys Luton

We have made the difficult decision to close our Perrys Hyundai Luton dealership on 15th December 2023. This was decided upon consulting with Hyundai as part of their national approach to reduce their overall number of sites across the UK. If you have recently bought a car from us and are due to…
Written by Perrys

Everything You Need to Know About Winter Tyres

In the past week or so, temperatures have dropped, with many places in the UK seeing their first snow of the year. As such, it’s important to be prepared for these weather conditions; otherwise, driving may be dangerous. That is why we’re exploring what characterises Winter tyres and why…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

Everything You Need to Know About UK Speed Limits

Speed restrictions in the UK are essential to the road system and crucial for our safety. As drivers we engage with them on a daily basis, as they not only make it easy to uniform regulations across the country, but also facilitate prosecution of those motorists who exceed the speed limit. Speed…
Written by Lucrezia | 1 min read

How to Stop Condensation in Cars

One issue that all drivers have in common, regardless of their level of experience, is struggling with condensation on car windows. Plus, being this time of the year, where temperatures are dropping rapidly, that means that more time is spent in the morning wiping away that mist which is never…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

What does the future of charging technology look like?

Following recent developments around the zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate, there is increasingly more focus on electric vehicles, as 80% of new cars sold in the UK and 70% of new vans will be zero emission by 2030 (reaching 100% by 2035). Additionally, the UK government is aiming to install…
Written by Rachael | 2 min read

5 Ways to Cut Your Motoring Costs

Owning a car can be a significant financial commitment, with expenses that go above the initial purchase price. From fuel and insurance to maintenance and depreciation; the costs of owning a car can quickly add up. However, there are various strategies you can use to reduce these expenses and save…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

The MG4: A Hidden Gem in the Electric Car Realm

If you haven’t heard of the MG4 yet, you're missing out on a game-changer. This car not only clinched the Carwow 2023 Car of the Year Award, but it also did so without breaking the bank, giving pricier competitors like the Volkswagen ID3 a run for their money. Design and Appearance The MG4…
Written by Dan | 2 min read