car keys

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…

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…

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…

When mistaking a steering column lock problem for the ignition switch

In my previous article “ A week on the road with Lorin Andrei Chirila” I was talking among other things, about DIY kind of repair on a 2007 Mercedes Sprinter, where a faulty steering lock was mistaken for a bad ignition switch, and that happened on two occasions which I will detail soon. In the…

A week on the road with Vasile Croitoru

As I mentioned in our last blog article, starting this week, we will feature our mobile auto locksmith technicians with the good, the bad and the ugly. I was just kidding, no bad and ugly, just fun stuff. To kick off this series, the past week I have had the pleasure of being the co-pilot…

Volkswagen Golf key replacement in Streatham, London

Volkswagen Golf key replacement made easy It goes without saying that, when losing the only car key while enjoying time out at the park, it can turn the day upside down in a split second. This was the case for our customer, where, while enjoying the family time out at the park in Streatham lost…

Aston Martin lost car key

Who to call when Aston Martin car keys are lost   Having the Aston Martin car key lost is nothing to be ashamed of. It is an accident that nowadays happens more often than not. The same goes for misplacing the car keys. Accidents happen all the time and the questions that usually come to…

Do you know your car keys?

Replacing car keys used to be relatively a simple matter. It was strictly cutting a new metal key as it would be usually done with any other metal key. Those days are long gone. Nowadays, these car keys have become more sophisticated, which not only requires to be cut but also needs to be programmed.…