December 11th, 2012
A recent survey by car care product manufacturer, Autoglym has revealed the unusual items and practices used by UK drivers instead of a recommended car de-icer. Number one on the list is their hands. It appears when it comes to clearing the ice from the windscreen and windows 29% of UK motorists choose to use their hands instead of a car de-icer product.
This is closely followed by the trusted credit card where nearly a quarter of those car owners surveyed admitted to having used their credit card to clear the ice and snow from their car.
One of the most unusual objects used is the kitchen spatula or other cooking utensils, which have been used by over 15% of both male and female drivers as a car de-icer. Read the rest of this entry »
December 5th, 2012
Recently awarded the Auto Express 2012 Best Buy Award for Wheel Sealants, Armor All Shield For Wheels has been added to the range of alloy wheel sealant stocked by Performance Motorcare.
A clear winner in the test Auto Express commented that its winning attributes came down to its ease of use, being one of the few spray on wheel sealant products on the market – most being wipe on. Together with its longevity in that it repelled road dirt and brake dust longer than its rivals. Read the rest of this entry »
July 17th, 2012
Taking the time to find the best polish for white cars can prove to be an added bonus when it comes to selling your car. Research by CAP has revealed that a well polished white car can fetch more that 8% more in value compared to other colours, when it comes to selling your car in the used vehicle market. Read the rest of this entry »
July 3rd, 2012
Back in 2010 Sonax Clear View concentrated screen wash scooped the top spot in the Auto Express Screenwash test ahead of products by Halfords and Autoglym. Having been out of stock for a short while we are pleased to confirm they are now back in and available for immediate purchase.
Auto Express concluded that:
“ it really works dealing easily with summer bugs and oily smears while proving it will not freeze the moment the temperature drops. A great performer.”
Awarding this product their top 5 Star Best Buy accolade. And it wasn’t the first time this windscreen wash product had been recognised for its ability to cut through the bug splatter and oily smears on our car windscreens, it had also been awarded the best buy winner back in 2007.
For more information and to read over 20 reviews visit this link for sonax clearview screen wash.
May 30th, 2012
Performance Motorcare are delighted to announce the addition of the Auto Finesse brand to their extensive range of detailing products. Developed by experienced detailers with a focus on quality, usability and effectiveness their products have quickly developed an enviable following across the UK, Europe and even further afield in countries such as the US and China.
The initial line up available through Performance Motorcare includes items from the Auto Finesse shampoos, bug removers, detailing sprays, pre-wax cleaners and high end carnauba car waxes. Read the rest of this entry »
February 3rd, 2012
Visitors to www.performancemotorcare.com now have access to a range of quality car and motorcycle leather repair kits
and products aimed at motor enthusiasts.
Developed by professional leathercare technicians specifically for use in home repairs these kits are made with high quality professional products to make leather repairs and recolouring both easy and long lasting. Read the rest of this entry »
January 26th, 2012
The top spot in the first of 2012 Auto Express detailing product tests has been scooped by The Kent Microfibre 2in1 Microfibre Noodle Wash Mitt Q2429. In a test of 12 different brands and styles of wash mitt the Kent Wash Mitt came out top overall for its absorbency, grime removing abilities and fit.
The test which involved dividing the bodywork of a filthy car into sections. Then using the mitts both dry and then wet to see how they coped with removing caked-on dirt, the tightness of the fit, and overall control around more difficult areas of the car such as grills and wheels. Any extra features such as bug mesh and finger dividers etc also scored additional points. Read the rest of this entry »
January 16th, 2012
A new type of grit guard has just been launched into the UK Market and is set to take the car cleaning and detailing scene by storm. Marketed as the Scratch Shield (TM) bucket filter system, it creates a one way barrier between your car wash mitt and the unseen harmful grit and debris that lurks in the bottom of your bucket.
Whilst similar devices have been around for a couple of years, the most popular being the Grit Guard, the new ScratchShield uniquely differs in that Read the rest of this entry »
January 11th, 2012
Launched in the 1980′s Autoglym Super Resin Polish
has long been regarded as one of their flagship products, enjoying a following envied by many other brands. And now Autoglym are
set to raise the bar even further having spent the last two years re-formulating and testing this already popular product.
It is reported that the new version of Super Resin Polish will benefit from a Read the rest of this entry »
January 5th, 2012
Armor All(r) have announced the details of their new Extreme Shield Car Wax.
This new car wax which is to be officially launched in the Spring has been developed to provide a “no haze” formula that is both simple to wipe on and wipe off. With a revolutionary polymer formula that provides protection from the elements and supreme beading the manufacturers sought to develop a Read the rest of this entry »