• 25th May 2017
  • Mr Clutch Marketing
  • Consumer

Drivers need to be more ‘in the know’ about their MOTs

Having been brought up in an environment of ‘ignorance of the law is no excuse’, motoring journalist Iain Robertson imparts some of the most recent changes made to the MOT Test and issues a helpful warning… It is a simple...

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  • 11th May 2017
  • Mr Clutch Marketing
  • Consumer

‘Traditional’ transmission repairs can save both waste and money

One aspect of garage services that has almost become a ‘forgotten art’, writes motoring journalist, Iain Robertson, is a genuine feather-in-the-cap for Mr Clutch, which always champions value for money to its customers. We live in a world that revolves...

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Air-con re-gassing is not all hot air

Although the gas in your vehicle’s air-con, or climate control system, has a notional life expectancy (due to leakages) of around two years, motoring journalist Iain Robertson recommends replenishing it annually, for added safety and health. There was a time,...

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  • 6th March 2017
  • Mr Clutch Marketing
  • Consumer

Time for a change…warmer weather’s on the way (believe it!)

After a horrible, dank and dark winter, we are all looking forward to the longer, warmer days of springtime, writes Iain Robertson, but there are a number of important aspects for you to consider for your vehicle’s well-being. Despite the...

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Flywheel Damage? Repair, or replace, is the question

Among the ‘oily bits’ of the average manual gearbox car is a flywheel, highlights motoring journalist Iain Robertson, which he states can be quite costly to replace, although he has a solution to such expense. To be honest, the flywheel,...

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Flywheels And Dual Mass Flywheels

The flywheel is a metal disc which is fitted directly onto the crankshaft between the engine and the clutch. Its purpose is to help provide a smooth transfer of power from the engine to the drive train. In essence, the...

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Dispelling the ‘Winter Tyres’ myths

Contrary to popular opinion, ‘Winter Tyres’ are not just for better traction in snowy conditions, a factor that motoring journalist, Iain Robertson, is keen to support, having used various brands over the past 25 years on his own car. A...

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  • 4th October 2016
  • Mr Clutch Marketing
  • Marketing

How to choose the right tyres

Choosing the right tyre for your car can be difficult and confusing. Everybody has different needs and requirements, which means that a tyre solution for one person may differ from another. This short guide highlights budget, mid range and high...

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Supercars rule! (in more ways than one)

Despite ‘Brexit’, despite fears of recession, new car registrations in the UK remain vibrant and, reports motoring journalist Iain Robertson, the sales here of the world’s most exotic cars are greater in numbers than ever. While ‘uncertainty’, both financially and...

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Should you be wary of ‘price comparison’ websites?

Price comparison websites offer an incredibly valuable service and their popularity is well-deserved, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, but he wonders about their ‘transparency’, when there are many consumer axes to grind. Recent years have seen a new breed of...

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