car keys

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.…

Mercedes – History of Key Designs & Features

If your daily routine is affected by a faulty or lost Mercedes key and needs a replacement, then you have found the right place. Car Keys Solutions provides a highly efficient, cost-effective mobile Mercedes key replacement service. We can come straight to you as soon as you need us. If your Mercedes key is faulty,…

Electronic Car Keys – Innovation at Its Best!

Much like everything else today, car keys have gone through a significant transformation. Putting tradition behind itself, cars now operate solely on electronic car keys, and we aren’t complaining. Traditionally, metal car keys would be used. And although old is gold and nothing can ever come close to old school methods, metal car keys truly…