Yearly Archives: 2016

Why the UK Loves Nissan and How Nissan Loves the UK Right Back

By |2018-09-03T08:01:18+00:00November 14th, 2016|Nissan|

If there's one thing we know, it's how to deal with lost or misplaced keys. Modern vehicles have impressively complex ignition systems. Every car built since 1995 has an anti-theft immobiliser system that works by matching the serial number stored in your key's transponder chip to the number in your immobiliser. If †these match, the car [...]

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The Audi A3: Luxury and Technology Hand in Hand

By |2018-09-03T08:02:04+00:00November 6th, 2016|Audi|

When it comes to luxury vehicles, what manufacturer do you think of first? If you said Audi, you'd be right. Audi is one of the most popular luxury car brands around the world. †In the UK alone, Brits registered more than 133,000 new Audis in 2015. Through September of 2016, that figure has already topped 138,000. [...]

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Renault Pushes Full-Electric Tech – New ZOE on its Way to UK

By |2018-09-03T08:02:41+00:00October 30th, 2016|Renault|

Those chaps across the Channel have done it again. Renault just announced the new version of its all-electric ZOE Z.E. 40, its little all-electric technical wonder, will be coming to the UK. We should start seeing new Renault ZOEs zipping up and down our roads by January of 2017, and at a rather modest price to [...]

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Key Programming Your Ford – Easier Than You Think!

By |2018-09-03T08:03:16+00:00October 23rd, 2016|Ford|

Whether you've lost your only key to your Ford or you've just bought a new one, sometimes you need a replacement key. Thing is that it's not like it was back in the day whenever you needed a new key for your Fiesta. Back before there were computerised immobilisers and keys that needed their internal transponders [...]

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Why You Shouldn’t Try to Fix Your Broken Car Key Yourself

By |2018-09-03T08:04:43+00:00October 13th, 2016|Replacement Car key|

It's happened to someone you know. You've probably heard the horror stories. And someday it will happen to you. A broken car key. Now, friends and family may have shared their own tips and tricks for rescuing that broken stump of a key, but your best bet is always an automotive locksmith. Keep reading to learn [...]

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What to Do When You Break Your Keys

By |2018-09-03T08:05:45+00:00October 5th, 2016|Replacement Car key|

What to Do When You Break Your Keys Lots of people are cool-headed in a crisis, and then there are the rest of us. For us, preparation is vital.† Here's a quick list of what to do when you break your keys. Hopefully, you'll never need it, but you'll be glad to have this list when [...]

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What Makes a Good Automotive Locksmith When You’ve Broken a Key

By |2018-09-03T08:06:38+00:00September 29th, 2016|Replacement Car key|

What Makes a Good Automotive Locksmith When You've Broken a Key A broken car key is frustrating, there's no doubt about it. But when it happens to you, it's helpful to know you've already got a plan in place for dealing with it. And no, a plan should not entail a do-it-yourself kit! Some jobs require [...]

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What to do if Your Car or Truck is Stolen

By |2018-09-03T08:07:22+00:00September 6th, 2016|Lost or Stolen|

What to do if Your Car or Truck is Stolen You return to your parking spot, keys in hand and ready to hop in an drive home. Suddenly you realize you're standing where your car should be and it's not there! Ten cars are stolen every hour in the UK. In the USA, one is stolen [...]

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Is Your Car Safe From Electronic Thieves?

By |2018-09-03T08:08:31+00:00August 25th, 2016|Autolocksmith|

Is Your Car Safe From Electronic Thieves? Autolocks LTD have gone high-tech, but are they really keeping us safer?  Your remote keyless entry system may make life convenient, but it doesn't necessarily protect your car from break-ins. There are certain devices used to penetrate vehicles whose doors are controlled by keyless remote fobs, and criminals have [...]

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