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Reducing the risk of theft from tradesmen’s and delivery vehicles

All the signs are now here – Christmas is definitely coming, and who’s to say whether a sudden lockdown will put paid to people’s plans to go out to the shops and do their Christmas shopping out there in the real world? Then again, over the past year and a half people have become so…

MORE WAYS CAR KEYS SOLUTIONS CAN HELP YOU

MORE WAYS CAR KEYS SOLUTIONS CAN HELP YOU We don’t stop at just creating, repairing or replacing vehicle keys, installing van security locks alarms and upgraded immobilisers: one more of the ways we can help you is our vehicle tracking system – for both individual and fleet cars and vans. Why a tracking system? For…

Stuck in the middle of nowhere – with no car key!

You’re miles from home, you don’t know the area, it’s time to go … but you can’t find your car key. Now what? You call Car Keys Solutions, of course. Why not take a few seconds to pop our emergency helpline number (that’s 0203 393 5669) into your phone right now – after all, it’s…

MERCEDES KEYS AND SECURITY

Mercedes keys and security Many car manufacturers have changed their vehicle key styles over the years, but Mercedes is one of the very few that have kept changes to their keys to the absolute minimum – externally, at least. Where once their remote keys were just plain black plastic, they now have a stylish chrome…

Lock-in Peace of Mind with a Spare Car Key!

Around half of all UK car owners admit to frequently mislaying their vehicle key. Quite incredible then that approximately the same proportion don’t have a spare, although there’s no evidence to suggest it’s the same half! With this startling statistic in mind, we have collated a few commonly asked Q&As about spare keys we hear…

What van security locks should I use?

Having your van broken into or stolen can be a nightmare. Not only does this cause the strain of dealing with insurers and police, but can mean days – or even weeks – of missing work as you go through the trouble of replacement tools and equipment. “No tools left in this van” How many…

3 Ways to Vex Vehicle Thieves

With vehicle break-ins on the increase particularly in densely populated areas like London and the South East, we’re sharing 3 deterrents you may wish to consider. Whether you own one van or a fleet of vehicles, you can take steps to add extra layers of security to make it harder for criminals and easier for…

Good riddance 2020!!!!

2020, a year like no other! 2020 has been a year like no other, and mostly because of Covid-19 which at times, it has put our lives on hold, and then, slowly, started up again. It has now come at that time of the year, a time of rejoicement and family reunion. Now, more than…

Automotive Cybersecurity: Discovering Your Car’s Vulnerabilities

The Threat of Automotive Cybersecurity Car theft went up 20% between 2016 to 2019. All those conveniences we love, such as keyless car entry and built-in navigation increase our risk of cyber threats. This makes automotive cybersecurity an important aspect of vehicle ownership. Vehicles have built-in security systems that offer protection, but that isn’t enough…

Lockdown restrictions COVID-19 round 2

2nd lockdown starts on November 5th 2020 As the numbers of COVID-19 cases are rising at a very fast pace in the UK, new measures are now going to come into effect in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The new lockdown restrictions are starting on Thursday 5th November and will last until  Wednesday 2nd…

Is the vehicle security provided by the factory enough?

Can carmakers do more or should they do more? The short answer would be no, for most makes and models. Some makes and models do have enough security to give one’s peace of mind. One can argue, why car manufacturers are not doing more to boost the security in their vehicles before they hit the…

A week on the road with Catalin Acatrini

Meet Catalin Travelling from London to West Byfleet can be rather challenging especially when someone new to London such as myself, would not know the ins and outs of London. Yes, it was a little bit hard navigating the narrow streets of London and the cities outside of London, but while driving and at times…