Blog

New Driving Rules: What Motorists Can do From Today

Published: May 13, 2020
Where are you allowed to drive from today?   Lockdown rules have now been relaxed in England from Wednesday 13th May, allowing people to “drive to other destinations”. Although, in Wales people cannot travel a significant distance from their homes. There has been a lot of confusion around these new rules, including driving from England to Wales to exercise, which you cannot do. A statement from the government is […]

Read
motor engineers

How the Motor Industry Helped in the Coronavirus Crisis

Published: May 5, 2020
Businesses all over the world are finding ways to ‘do their bit’ to provide assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, and those operating in the motor industry are no exception. Thanks to the skills and knowledge held by teams at vehicle manufacturers, a number of such companies have been able to refocus their efforts on building […]

Read

Top 5 UK Drives to do Once Lockdown is Lifted 

Published: April 24, 2020
Amid the current situation, the only thing we can do is start planning all the exciting things we’re going to do when this is all over. There’s no better time in the UK to enjoy the roads than when the sun is out in spring and summer, so when we start to come out of this lockdown we’re in, one of […]

Read

BREAKING: All UK petrol stations to be scrapped before 2030 in favour of electric charging pods

Published: April 1, 2020
In the ongoing battle to combat air pollution, it has been announced today that all UK petrol stations will be abandoned in an effort to get UK drivers to convert to electric vehicles. As many people already know, electric cars are significantly better for the environment compared to petrol and diesel cars.  The UK’s Secretary […]

Read
best electric cars

5 Best Electric Cars Coming in 2020

Published: March 30, 2020
When the UK government announced that as of 2035, there would be a ban on the production of petrol, diesel, and hybrid cars, petrol heads all over were in despair. While the country’s infrastructure certainly has a long way to go in order to accommodate this change, car companies across the world have demonstrated that […]

Read
2020 geneva motor show sign

Five of the Best Cars That Would Have Premiered at Geneva 2020

Published: March 13, 2020
In an effort to prevent the ongoing spread of covid-19, The Geneva International Motor Show has been cancelled after the Swiss government decided to put a stop to all events of more than 1,000 people. Geneva is one of the world’s most well-known automotive events of the calendar year and we’re gutted to hear the […]

Read
washing hands

CORONAVIRUS (COVID 19)

Published: March 12, 2020
Keith Michaels are still open for business and we have put measures in place so that our services can continue to run smoothly during this time of uncertainty. Most staff will be working from home for the foreseeable future – please see the contact us page of our website for details of how to get in […]

Read
mini jcw

Best Used Performance Cars under £20,000 in 2020

Published: March 2, 2020
Anyone who loves cars will no doubt dream about having a performance car of their own, and while that elusive Porsche 911 might be far from within reach, there are actually plenty of impressive performance cars that are surprisingly affordable. We run through some of the best used performance cars under £20,000 in 2020. Subaru […]

Read

2020 UK Car Show Calendar

Published: February 19, 2020
From little-known owner’s club events to the glamorous Goodwood Festival of Speed, the UK is full of meets and car shows throughout the year. Whether you’re an avid classic car enthusiast, or you’re looking for somewhere to show off your hard work at a UK modified car show, we’ve got details on all the best […]

Read
buying a black cab

Buying a Black Cab: The Alternative SUV

Published: February 13, 2020
Own a decommissioned London cab People all over the world automatically think of a “black cab” whenever London is mentioned. This vehicle is as iconic an image as Buckingham Palace and Big Ben when it comes to England’s capital. While you may have admired these historic cabs that have been a British institution since the […]

Read

WATCH: Trampoline Blown onto Motorway amid Storm Brendan

Published: January 14, 2020
Storm Brendan’s 80mph winds have caused a trampoline to blow into the middle of the M7 motorway in Limerick, blocking two lanes. Below is the bizarre footage of the trampoline that someone has filmed while being a passenger in a passing car.

Read

The Best Times to Travel This Christmas

Published: December 19, 2019
UK roads are about to be flooded with holiday traffic ahead of the festive week.

Read
New UK Fuel Pump Labels

What You Need to Know About New Fuel Pump Labels

Published: November 5, 2019
As of September 2019, all petrol stations must display new labels on their petrol and diesel pumps as a legal requirement. Replacing the word “unleaded” is a new circular label displaying “E5”, and replacing the word “diesel” is a square label displaying “B7”. It is thought that most petrol stations will still display the existing […]

Read

UK Drivers Can Face a Hefty Fine for Even TOUCHING Their Phones While Driving in New Law

Published: November 4, 2019
UK Drivers could be looking at a fine of up to £200 and six penalty points added to your licence for touching your phone while driving. Due to a loophole in the current law meaning reckless drivers can only be prosecuted if they are caught holding their phones to call or text. New state-of-the-art HD […]

Read

Cyclists Make Better Drivers. Deal With It

Published: May 1, 2019
Cyclists make the best drivers, according to a recent study. That's right!

Read