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5 New Year’s resolutions for your car

3rd January 2019

The new year is the perfect time to make resolutions. Starting afresh, you may find that you have created a list of conscious changes that you would like to make over the next 12 months, but how many of those relate to your car? Despite being one of the most important purchases you’re likely to make, your car can often be overlooked and in …


The best driving video games ever released

27th December 2018

Since being first released during the 1970s, racing and driving simulation games have become one of the most popular genres of video games, from the brightly coloured 16-bit visuals on Hang On (1985) to the beautiful, super-realistic graphics of Forza. In the past 30 years, over 2,500 of these games have been created across a number of different …


Bucket list places to visit on your 2019 road trip

19th December 2018

  Hugely underestimated as a location to explore, the UK is the perfect map for a year of unforgettable road trips. No matter where you’re heading on your journey, or the time of the year, you’re not going to be left disappointed by the sights you’ll see as you gaze out of your car windscreen. Historic landmarks, gardens with…


The Christmas Competition has come to an end

12th December 2018

With less than two weeks left until Christmas, we’ve reached the end of our Christmas competition, which has really got us in the Christmas spirit! Our Facebook page has been buzzing with excitement since the start of the competition, with a huge range of prizes up for grabs, including Bang & Olufsen speakers, a drone, a hotel break, an …


Dorchester Ford used car sales are back in business!

11th December 2018

  We hope you will join us in welcoming Luke Hallett to our Dorchester Ford branch. Luke will now be selling used Ford and non-Ford cars, and has access to over 400 used cars in stock, as well as what you can see on site. Luke has 10 years’ experience in new and used car sales, so he has all the knowledge and expertise to find …


Should I buy an electric car?

5th December 2018

  Although they have been around for some time, electric vehicles (or EVs), are starting to become more popular as we become a more environmentally conscious nation. With a full charge averaging around £3.64 for 115 miles and of course the lack of emissions, you can see why so many drivers are taking the plunge and opting for a state-of-…


The best UK cities to drive in

29th November 2018

The UK has a number of incredible cities with vibrant cultures and interesting history. However, with transport links expensive and often unreliable, it can be difficult to get to visit everywhere on your travel bucket list. Travelling around the country, you will get to see some incredible sights, and there is no better way to do so than in the …


Where to drive to get in the festive spirit

16th November 2018

Struggling to get into the festive spirit? Venues, towns and villages across the UK are hosting a huge amount of unique and wonderful Christmas events to help you. From winter light trails and Christmas markets to immersive fairy-tale experiences, there’s no excuse not to jump in the car and drive somewhere that’s sure to get you in the…