Category Archives: Blog

peeves of driving

Top 10 pet peeves of driving!

By Allie • June 25th, 2014 • (0 comments)

At CDG we love to drive; there’s not much better in this world than cruising in your car with your windows down, the sun shining and the birds singing… but hang on, what’s that coming towards you? You can’t quite make it out through the fog light glare, you th...

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Driving gadgets – summer 2014

By Pete Barden • May 29th, 2014 • (0 comments)

Summer’s coming, so it’s time to browse our latest collection of motoring-related gadgets. From all-new toys to classic innovation, here’s our summer selection of must-have gadgets for your car – as compiled by the Crawley Down Group.  Must-have driving g...

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New Website

Our new website and virtual showroom

By Pete Barden • May 29th, 2014 • (1 comment)

Welcome to The Crawley Down Group’s all-new virtual showroom and service centre. Read on to find out how our new website will help drive a customer experience that can’t be rivalled for convenience, while also delivering an interactive service that’s ready and w...

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How average insurance costs have fallen since the final three months of 2013

Driving apps – black box video recording

By Pete Barden • May 13th, 2014 • (0 comments)

Welcome to the first of the Crawley Down Group‘s monthly round-ups of driving-related smartphone apps. This month, we’re looking at black box-type video apps, which are used to create a visual record of your trip, while also embedding telemetry such as speed a...

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Throwback Thursday – Crawley Down Group 1947

By Pete Barden • May 7th, 2014 • (0 comments)

After the war, new cars were in short supply! Up until the late 1950s, when a dealer sold a new car the customer would have to sign a covenant agreement and agree not to sell the car on for at least 12 months. Crawley Down Group had to keep in touch with all customers...

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Poll: Light saver… British Summer Time change?

By Pete Barden • April 1st, 2014 • (0 comments)

As millions of motorists get ready to enjoy a brighter drive home from work, one safety body has launched a campaign to make British Summer Time a permanent feature on the clock face. Along with easier commutes for drivers, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Acci...

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Q-Cars… all go and no show

By Pete Barden • March 19th, 2014 • (0 comments)

Looking for supercar performance without the need for a super-sized bank account or equally bloated ego? Then you need to get acquainted with the Crawley Down Group’s guide to the UK’s best old-school Q cars… So what is exactly is a Q car? Q cars take their name...

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Wintre Tyres

In praise of winter tyres and Belgian drivers

By admin • January 2nd, 2014 • (0 comments)

For a family more used to Easter ski trips, the decision to take a week early in the season, pre Christmas, was very unusual.  As we now normally drive to our chosen resort, it took some extra planning; driving a long way across Europe in December promised to be quit...

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