New plates

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New Number Plates: Should You Wait?

Every year, the months of March and September see bumper car sales in the UK, and as you can see from the graph below, they are the most popular months for new car sales by a considerable margin. Why? Well, it’s certainly no coincidence that these are the months when new number plates are released. […]

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Drive with Dave at Mercedes-Benz of Taunton

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Smart for business

Drive with Dave offers manual driving lessons in Minehead, Taunton and the areas in between. When looking for a car for his business Dave had to consider the mileage he would be covering as a driving instructor and running costs including ongoing maintenance and fuel efficiency. He also had to ensure his final choice was […]

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smart EQ

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Electrifying times ahead for smart

There are exciting changes happening at your local smart dealership this year: as of August 2019 the smart range is becoming fully electric. This will mean the end in production of our existing petrol range. In September 2017 we launched our new brand: the smart EQ fortwo and forfour. This brand is intelligent and great […]

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smart car tax

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How much vehicle tax will you pay in 2019?

At the end of 2018 the government announced another car tax hike to hit us on April 1st 2019. This will be the third Vehicle Excise Duty rate adjustment in the last couple of years. The new rates for VED from 1 April 2019 were clarified in the Overview of Tax Legislation and Rates document released […]

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Love Stories

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My smart Love Story

It is either a time you swoon for, or one that makes you run for the hills (or that tub of ice cream). But whether you are loved up or not, Valentine’s Day is a great time to remind all those we hold dear just how special they are. And that includes us! Sharing the […]

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start 2019

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The best car care resolutions for this New Year

It’s that time again; The New Year is here so it’s time to think about your resolutions. But have you thought about resolutions for your car? Yes that’s correct we did say car. At a time where we often reflect on the year just gone and look ahead to the coming months, why not consider […]

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