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The Bloodhound Project is a global engineering adventure using a 1000mph world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The project centres on Bloodhound SSC, a supersonic car that is designed not only to go faster than the speed of sound (supersonic) but to go over 1,000mph, with the ability to cover a mile in just 3.6 seconds (approximately 4.5 football pitches!).

Mar 9, 2017

A very happy customer tells to us what a great job his Specialised Covers do!

Mr John Wadham, who has 3 indoor and 3 outdoor covers from us, explains how well they protect his cars in storage and just how fantastic they look at the same time.

Feb 28, 2017

We're delighted to be working with Keighley College, who launched their brand new Textile Academy on Friday.

The launch of the new Textile Academy at Keighley College has been hailed a major breakthrough in ensuring local manufacturing firms get the skilled employees they need. 

Jan 24, 2017

Camping and caravanning is not just for the summer months. Some sites are open all year round, allowing you to take off on an adventure or go for a relaxing weekend away, whenever you feel like it!

Many sites have full facilities that can be taken advantage of all year, without the big summer crowds.

Jan 10, 2017

With a host of new cars coming to market in 2017, manufacturers have clearly been hard at work.

Continuing with the SUV boom of 2016, the next 12 months will see the launch of several new SUV models including the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the Kia Rio SUV - which promises to be a close rival to the Nissan Juke.

Jan 3, 2017

Driving home for Christmas (pardon the pun) isn’t complete without a playlist of festive songs. You’ve got the presents wrapped, fridge packed to bursting with delicious treats and plenty of festive cheer. Now all you need is some jolly music to sing along to!

So, if you’re looking for a bit of musical inspiration this Christmas time, we’ve got the perfect playlist for you.

Dec 17, 2016

Our covers offer protection against the snow, rain, harsh UV rays, as well as knocks and scrapes that inevitably happen. And, as was the case in this instance, pesky foxes!

Mr. James Coe of East Sussex shares his story with us and explains how Specialised Covers have helped protect his car from dust, as well as sly neighbourhood foxes...

Dec 1, 2016

The temperature has certainly dropped over the last few weeks, with frost and ice starting to appear.

It's official...winter is here brrrrr!

Nov 30, 2016

We were excited to take a pattern for the new race-bred Aston Martin Vantage GT8, last week. With production strictly limited to 150 cars, this is a particularly special Vantage...

Nov 24, 2016

Some people continue to make the most of their caravans throughout winter, but if you prefer to use yours in the warmer months, there are several things you should do to help preserve it whilst in storage – as well as key safety measures.

Nov 19, 2016

The replacement for the DB9 finally made its appearance on British roads last month, and with a waiting list well over a year long, to say it’s been hotly anticipated would be an understatement. Here’s all you need to know.

This car comes at quite the juncture for Aston Martin. It’s the first of six new models that the marque will be putting into production in the next few years. There’s a new Vantage coming along in 2017, the Vanquish is reborn in 2018, and then all three cars will receive convertible variants at some point too. The idea is that this quick fire refresh of the lineup will help Aston on its way to higher production levels, better sales, and ultimately firmer financial footing.

Nov 16, 2016

Don't miss the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show 11-13 November, at Birmingham's NEC. We'll be at stand 1-246 providing expert advice, product demonstrations, exclusive show discounts and offering you the chance to win a Meguiar's Car Care Kit worth £100!

Oct 31, 2016