Sustainable Materials in Automotive Manufacturing

As the automotive industry strives to reduce its environmental footprint, the use of sustainable materials in manufacturing is becoming increasingly important. This article explores the various sustainable materials being used in car production, such as recycled metals, bio-based plastics, and natural fibers, and their benefits for the environment. One of the primary motivations for using…

The importance of a spare set of keys

The importance of a spare set of keys Many of us, myself including, operate with just one set of car keys and never think about getting a spare until disaster happens…. It is not so bad if a key say stop locking the doors as you can still use it to start the car etc.…

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Expanding the Business

Expanding the Business Having started the business few years ago we were only dealing with Renault key cards. Hence the name of the business haha. Over the years we have realised that more and more customers were asking for key cutting and programming for other car makes, like Mercedes, Ford, Vauxhall, Peugeot, Fiat or Citroen.…

Forsaken Renault Laguna

Forsaken Renault Laguna Few days ago we have been called out to help a 2002 Renault Laguna owner. The car didn’t wanted to start, my initial thought was that the card reader is faulty as it is a very common issue in this Renault model. The owner thought that the key card was to blame…

On the road with Key Card Services

On the road with Key Card Services Today I decided to share some of my frustrations with you. As you can imagine due to the nature of our business we spend a lot of time driving to get to our customers. Most of our driving consists of getting from one customer to another, one key…

Returning Customers

Returning Customers Today blog entry I decided to dedicate to one of our returning customers. For obvious reasons I instead of using his real name I will refer to him as Tom. Tom was one of our first customers, he contacted us in December 2016 just before Christmas asking for a replacement key card for…

Renault Key Card and The Law of Sod

Renault Key Card and The Law of Sod We tend to look optimistically into the future and always hope for the best. Don’t get me wrong, we know what we are doing and we are aware of all or most of unexpected things that may happen while providing our services. While Murphy’s law says that…

Unlucky 13th…

Unlucky 13th… Have you ever dreaded the 13th? Or worse Friday the 13th? We have never been superstitious until two days ago. We have been called out to a gentleman whose Renault Espace key card stopped working. From what we were told it sounded as it was really a simple matter of replacing a key…

When should you replace your Renault key card

When should you replace your Renault key card Many customers ask us when is it best to replace their Renault key card and what are the first signs of key card developing faults. There is no easy answer as some key cards will last months with small faults like intermittent locking problems and some will…

To repair or not to repair…

To repair or not to repair… We often answer calls asking if we repair Renault Megane key cards or Renault key cards in general. We don’t offer this service because of few very important reasons. Renault key cards have not been designed with repairs in mind. In order to repair a key card the plastic…