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Kevin Thorpe

Kevin Thorpe is a digital professional and blog writer at Kwik Fit. Kevin provides help and advice to motorists to reduce costly car maintenance bills, but more importantly, ensure motorists keep their cars safe to drive. When Kevinís not driving real cars, heís getting a few laps in on Mario Kart.

Likes

  • Toyotas
  • A full service history
  • Long walks on the beach

Dislikes

  • Sand
  • Over-chatty sat navs
  • Running out of washer fluid

When does my car need to be serviced?

Kevin Thorpe | Wednesday 25th March 2020 10:47am

Man looking under car bonnet

Your service is an important part in ensuring that your vehicle is performing safely and reliably. Proactively servicing your car will help to identify potential issues and get them fixed before they become more dangerous and costly to repair.

Why does wheel alignment matter?

Kevin Thorpe | Friday 14th February 2020 5:05pm

Car on wheel alignment ramp

Wheel alignment probably isn't something that most drivers consider on a regular basis. However, the condition of wheels and tyres are vital in ensuring that your vehicle maintains good contact with the road.

Kwik Fit BTCC 2020 Driver Lineup

Kevin Thorpe | Wednesday 22nd January 2020 2:46pm

Ash Sutton and Aiden Moffat unveil the Infiniti Q50

At the Autosport International Show, excitement was building ahead of the 2020 Kwik Fit BTCC season. There were car unveilings, new driver announcements and team line-up changes in preparation for 2020. In this blog, we take a look at how the 2020 grid is shaping up.

5 car maintenance mistakes you should avoid making

Kevin Thorpe | Thursday 19th December 2019 9:32am

Man checking under bonnet of his car

Looking after your car is important in ensuring that it is performing safely and efficiently. In our latest blog, we take a look at some basic car maintenance jobs that you can complete yourself.

Improvements to EU Tyre Labelling

Kevin Thorpe | Friday 13th December 2019 9:48am

Tyre showing EU tyre label

The EU tyre label helps to give motorists the information they need when they are choosing which tyres to purchase. Introduced in 2013, the EU tyre label highlights the fuel efficiency, wet grip and exterior noise of each tyre, The agreed changes to EU tyre labeling coming into force in May 2021 will give buyers even greater clarity when comparing the performance of different tyres.


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