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Fleet remapping for better fuel economy

Whether your fleet consists of vans, cars, trucks, tractors or a mix of these vehicles, fuelling them will account for a significant portion of your fleet’s operating costs. In fact, 35 per cent of a fleet’s costs are in fuel expenses. So, it makes sense to take measures to manage mileage (a subject that is […]

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Forgotten Classics: The Nissan Sunny GTI-R

We have a bit of a hobby; we like to search on Auto Trader (and the web) for cars that have something a little bit different. Last week, I was looking at mint condition Ford Escort RS Cosworth’s when I had a brain flash about another 90’s hot hatch that was actually faster than the RS, […]

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The Best Diesel Hot Hatches 2017

For those of you who want the looks and performance of a hot hatch without the fuel bill, diesel hot hatches are the answer. While not quite as potent as their petrol-powered brethren flat out, diesel hot hatches offer plenty of poke in-gear and are incredibly robust, making them the ideal choice for high-mileage drivers. […]

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The best all-new cars to look out for in 2017

2017 has a lot in store for us car fans. We can expect some exciting announcements from supercar and hypercar manufacturers, not to mention regular marquees. But for us, where it’s at is with the cars that we will see on the road soon. So, following, we have written about five exciting car models that […]

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Remap lost after visit to dealer?

Remap lost after visit to dealer? If you have had some work done to your remapped car at a dealership and your car feels noticeably slower than it did before, then there’s a good chance that the reason for this is that your remap has been wiped off the ECU by the dealer. Why has […]

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BMW & Mini Exhaust Gas Recirculation Valve (EGR) problems

When you look at the current technologies deployed by vehicle manufacturers like BMW and Mini to meet increasingly strict emissions targets set by the EU on diesel engines, it’s obvious that these technologies have been rushed to market and are not fit for the job. Examples we’d like to point out are the diesel particulate filter (DPF) […]

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Peugeot HDi and Blue HDi remapping

Peugeot’s HDI engines are among the strongest diesels. They perform extremely well from their lowest outputs to their highest, which are the 1.4 HDI in the Peugeot 206 (2002 – 2005) and Peugeot 407 2.7 V6 HDI respectively and across the HDI range, the driving experience with HDI cars is the same. This is why […]

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10 reasons why remapping is worth it

Considering a remap but not sure if it’s worth the money? You’re not alone. We receive many emails from potential customers regarding our remaps and if they are really all they are cracked up to be, so here are the Top 10 Reasons Why Remapping is Worth It, to help you decide whether or not […]

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Can a remap damage your engine?

We’ve received a large number of inquiries from people asking whether or not a remap can damage a vehicle’s engine, so we thought we’d answer your questions to help you decide whether or not getting a remap is worthwhile for you. Understanding the ECU The electronic control unit (ECU) is your car’s computer. It controls […]

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The Rise of Small Turbocharged Engines

There’s something happening in the car world – manufacturers are releasing more small turbocharged engines for petrol vehicles than ever before, and consumers are gobbling them up. And we’re not talking about hot hatches like the Abarth 500 with its 1.4T or the Fiesta ST with its 1.6T either. We’re talking about 0.9T engines like […]

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