Speed can be a killer on your pocket

We all know speed is a killer and we all have a responsibility to everybody that we drive to the speed limit. In business speed has another impact and that is the faster company drivers drive their vehicles the more fuel they use.
In addition companies that choose to limit the speed of their vehicles not only can reduce fuel consumption and quiet possibly their insurance policy premiums.  …

Fuel-efficient Vehicles Directly From The Factory

Nowadays, fuel-efficient vehicles are very popular. Why?

With the current condition of our economy, fuel-efficient vehicles are importance and help to drive new car sales. These vehicles offer a great contribution to the environment by decreasing the carbon dioxide and other harmful chemicals or the so-called “greenhouse gases”.

However, why don’t car manufacturers make all their…

Part 1 of 2 EGR – What is it all about?

Part 1 of 2 EGR – What is it all about?
We at Black Code have a desire to keep you well informed about the technical stuff that may well be fitted to your vehicle and as such lets blow away the myths and continue to talk in plain English.  You know what it’s like when you take your vehicle to a garage, they talk in another language and very rarely give you a simple explanation of what is…

My speed has been restricted

When companies change their fleet vehicles the fleet hire company place the vehicles into auction and many small businesses take advantage of a well serviced vehicle at a good price to replace their own vehicles.    Now we are all for recycling but there can be a down side to this.
You are never sure how the vehicle will perform once you have the vehicle on the road, but one of the commons…

Car Remapping Helps You Save Money

Remapping your vehicle’s ECU (Engine Control Unit) might look expensive. Well, it can be. According to a remapping service website, the cost for car remapping may vary from at least £250 to £720, depending on the company, the type of car and parts to be upgraded. You may want to read the rest of the article before getting hot under the collar. Yes, car remapping may be a little costly but its…

Part 2 of Lambda in my vehicle

Part 2 of Lambda in my vehicle – How long does it last and can it be removed without damage to my vehicle?
The last article about Lambda explained how it works and this week we cover off the question over removal.   Now we have many garages asking our technicians to visit them when the customer wishes for the sensors to be removed.    With our specialist equipment we support many garages…

The Difference Between Remapping and Chipping

Nowadays, having elegant cars is not anymore equal to having a good car. A good car is now defined by its performance and efficiency. These two properties determine the needs of the driver. This can be evidenced by the level of control that the driver has over their car in various driving conditions. So, how are you able to have a “good” car?   You can have it through either remapping or…