The Extra Mile

There’s no doubt that there are unexpected ambient effects that can suddenly hit your car’s fuel economy on any given day, typically on a familiar journey, and leave you puzzled as to why the mpg figures don’t read any better. When you drive through standing water, at any speed, you normally feel that extra resistance […]

A new take on the expression “oil burner”?

Dear Doctor, I just wondered if you are aware of any issues surrounding any Volkswagen group engines, recent ones, using high levels of oil? I have a new Skoda Superb, 187bhp 2.0-litre TDI, that has suddenly started to do so. It has just under 4,000 miles on the clock and is, of course, still under […]