Motoring tips and guides

The guide to car insurance excess
Car insurance excess explained

Car insurance policies

20 October 2021

Get all the car insurance excess FAQs in our easy excess explainer guide.

Do car modifications affect my insurance?

Car insurance policies

14 October 2021

At AXA, we’d like to explain clearly just how much modifications to your car can end up costing you. They may make your car run more smoothly, but are they worth the investment?

Electric car breakdowns: what you need to know

Car maintenance

13 October 2021

Though it happens less often, electric cars still break down. Luckily, AXA is here to help you understand the ins and outs of electric car breakdowns.

Car key
Keyless car theft: how to protect your car from being hacked and lock thieves out

Car security

11 October 2021

With keyless theft numbers rising in the UK, we offer some tips to help increase the security of your vehicle and keep thieves locked out.

What is motor legal protection?

Car insurance policies

6 October 2021

If you have legal cover on your policy, this will help if you have an accident that’s not your fault. Here’s everything you need to know about motor legal protection.

Child seat
Choosing a car seat for your child

Car safety

6 October 2021

With such a wide range of child car seats available, finding the right fit can be a challenge. Narrow down your choices with this helpful guide.

How often should I service my car?

Car maintenance

9 September 2021

We want to keep you on the road for many miles of safe, happy motoring. Check out our guide to help you understand how often you should service your car.

What is E10 fuel - and does it affect my insurance?

Motoring advice

31 August 2021

With E10 fuel due to hit the forecourts in September, we've put together a quick guide to explain what it is and whether it affects your insurance policy.

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What is a catalytic converter?

Car maintenance

24 August 2021

What is a catalytic converter in a car? What does it do? Read our handy guide for information on different types of catalytic converters, repairs and protection from theft.