Fuel Efficiency Portal

Fuel efficiency sometimes means the same as thermal efficiency, that is, the efficiency of converting energy contained in a carrier fuel to kinetic energy or work. Fuel efficiency can also mean the output one gets for a unit amount of fuel input such as “miles per gallon” or “liters per Read more…

Transmission Control Units

A Transmission Control Unit is a device that controls modern electronic automatic transmissions. A Transmission Control Unit generally uses sensors from the vehicle as well as data provided by the Engine Control Unit to calculate how and when to change gears in the vehicle for optimum performance, fuel economy and Read more…

Getting an MOT

When to get an MOT The MOT test checks that your vehicle meets road safety and environmental standards. You must get an MOT for your vehicle by either: the third anniversary of its registration the anniversary of its last MOT, if it’s over 3 years old Some vehicles need to Read more…

MOT costs

There’s a maximum amount MOT test stations can charge. This depends on the type of vehicle. The maximum fee for a car is £54.85 and £29.65 for a standard motorcycle. You do not pay VAT on the fee. Vehicle class Age first MOT needed (years) Maximum MOT fee Motorcycle (engine size up Read more…