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Why Don’t Cars Have Solar Panels to Charge their Battery?

We all know that solar panels produce clean energy without relying on the grid. So, it’s natural to think that they could be used to charge car batteries, right? But surprisingly, this isn’t a very common practice, and there are some good reasons why. Why Do Electric Cars Not Use Solar…
Written by Lois | 3.5 min read

What is a Self-Charging Hybrid?

Hybrid cars are popular because they lower your carbon footprint. But do you know the difference between the types of hybrids? If you are considering moving to electric, then it’s good to know the variations of hybrids that are available. In this blog, you can find all the necessary…
Written by Lois | 3.7 min read

How to Test Drive a Car: Top Tips

Test driving your future car before committing to the purchase is an essential thing to do. Despite how it looks and what you may have read about it, nothing tells you more about it than getting behind the wheel for a test drive and having a look and feel to decide whether it’s the right…
Written by Lucrezia | 5 min read

Top Items You Should Never Leave in a Car

We are all responsible for leaving things in the car: Phones, drink bottles, deodorant, we’ve done it. But do you know how unsafe it can be to leave these items in your car? In this blog, we talk about the top items you shouldn’t leave in your car.  Plastic Bottles You’ve…
Written by Lois | 3.8 min read

What To Do When You Put the Wrong Fuel in Your Car

Filling your car with the wrong fuel is a common slip-up that happens in the blink of an eye before you realize it. According to research, around 150,000 people in the UK make this mistake annually. So, if you ever do it, you are not alone; however, this mistake can be an expensive one. That is why…
Written by Vineetha | 4.5 min read

ULEZ Expansion: Everything You Need to Know

Following the recent news of London’s future ULEZ expansion, many members of the public are asking for the decision to be reconsidered due to its costs and implications. But let’s look more in detail at how the ULEZ works, what its charges are, how members of the public will be affected…
Written by Lucrezia | 3.15 min read

Hybrid VS Electric: Which is more sustainable?

There has been much debate over whether electric cars are more sustainable for the environment. And it’s right to question it. The EV market has increased over the last few years, supporting the government’s objectives to cut harmful emissions and reduce the number of Petrol and Diesel…
Written by Lois | 3.8 min read

What is AdBlue and Does My Vehicle Need it

Contents of this article What is AdBlue Does my vehicle need AdBlue What is Euro 6 How often should I refill AdBlue in my vehicle? Can I refill AdBlue myself? What is AdBlue? AdBlue is an exhaust fluid used in Diesel vehicles to reduce the amount of air pollution; this is a liquid that transforms…
Written by Vineetha | 3.8 min read

5 Reasons to Buy a Used Van

Vans are not just valuable means of transport for your business, you can in fact also own one for personal use. Yes, you read it right. Vans can be a good choice for families with kids and for those who love to travel, as vans offer you greater freedom. You will have plenty of space to carry all…
Written by Vineetha | 3.6 min read

How to Avoid a Flat Car Battery

A car battery is one of the most important parts of the car. Without it, the car engine won’t start. A weak battery causes damage to the internal engine parts, so it’s always better to keep an eye on it from time to time. This will save you a lot of money, as battery repairs can be…
Written by Vineetha | 5 min read

What Are the Most Difficult Manoeuvres for New Drivers?

Learning how to drive can often be a difficult and dreadful process. Preparing for the practical test typically takes about 45 hours of driving lessons and an additional 20 hours of independent driving (with friends or family who have held a driving licence for over 3 years). Some of the trickiest…
Written by Lucrezia | 2.3 min read

Top 5 Most Popular Used Hatchbacks

If you are looking for a used small car, whether to downsize or as a first car, a hatchback is a perfect choice. Here are the top 5 most popular used hatchbacks to help you decide on your next purchase.  Contents of this article Ford Fiesta  SEAT Leon Volkswagen Golf Vauxhall Astra Ford…
Written by Lois | 4.6 min read

Why Choose Perrys Flex?

Here at Perrys, following a great demand from our customers, we have launched a car subscription service known as Perrys Flex. We know how essential it is to have access to a vehicle, whether for leisure or work purposes. Perhaps you’re looking for a bigger car to go on holiday with your whole…
Written by Lucrezia | 2 min read

What to Do When Your Subscription Car Gets Damaged

Car Subscription is a new type of rental service that allows you to rent a car for 1 to 3 months. Whether for leisure, work, or trying out a new car, our all-inclusive car subscription service gives you flexibility. You don’t need to worry about extra things like insurance, road tax, or…
Written by Lois | 3 min read

How Could Car Subscription Help with Vehicle Delays?

The UK is experiencing huge growth in the Car Subscription sector due to its high convenience. People are turning to this service because of global shortages causing vehicle delays and long delivery times. Could a Car Subscription be a lasting alternative then?  Vehicle Delays From COVID-19 to…
Written by Lois | 4.3 min read

How to Clean Your Alloys

Most car manufacturers are offering alloy wheels as standard on their cars because of them being currently on trend. People believe that having alloys fitted to their vehicles will make them look sophisticated. Additionally, alloys help improve a car’s ride and handling, contributing to better…
Written by Vineetha | 3.7min read

How to Keep Your Car Safe Overnight

A car is an expensive purchase and as such, you wouldn’t want anything bad happening to it. That is why we have put together a list of top tips on how to keep your car safe overnight. Regardless of the seasons, unfortunately, thieves are often on the prowl for vehicles easy to steal, so…
Written by Lucrezia | 3.15 min read

How to De-Ice Your Car Safely: Do’s and Don’ts

With temperatures dropping drastically in the last few weeks and many cities in the UK waking up to several inches of snow, it’s even more important to be cautious on the road and take time in the morning to de-ice your car. That is why we have put together a list of things you should do and…
Written by Lucrezia | 3 min read