Guides & Articles

Here at ZenAuto, we want to put the fun back into personal car leasing. Explore our guides covering tips and tricks, electric vehicles, car maintenance, and more.

  1. Your Guide to the Best Hybrid Family Cars

    The Best Hybrid Family Cars to Lease - Family in The Woods
    Hybrid cars are becoming an increasingly popular option for families who aren’t ready to go full electric yet. They’re efficient, economical and offer a good range of vehicle types to meet the needs of families of all sizes, but which are the best hybrid cars available right now? Read more
  2. ZenAuto's Female Leaders

    Santa's sleigh flies past a full moon on a car. Text in the bottom-right corner reads "Just Zen It!"
    Hear from the female leaders driving ZenAuto forward this International Women’s Day. They share their career highlights and experiences so far. Read more
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  3. Christmas Gifts for Car Enthusiasts

    Christmas Gifts for Car Enthusiasts - Just Zen It!
    Calling all you last minute Christmas shoppers, this one’s for you. Stuck on what to get the car enthusiast in your life? Here’s your guide to last minute gifts for car lovers – you’re welcome. Read more
  4. Cold Weather Car Fails and How to Avoid Them

    How to Avoid Cold Weather Car Fails - Driving in Snow
    Nobody enjoys scraping their car windows when it’s freezing cold and the ice feels like it's inches thick, but taking shortcuts can cause problems. Here are some of the biggest cold weather car fails and how you can avoid them. Read more
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  5. AVAS Explained

    Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System Explained
    Switching to an EV means learning lots of new terminology as you try to identify what features your new car offers. Some features you will have never come across before, for example, AVAS. What exactly is AVAS? Read more
  6. Top 5 Most Eco-Conscious ICE Cars

    Top 5 most eco conscious ICE cars - Countryside
    EVs may be the best option for reducing carbon emissions but there are ICE (internal combustion engine) cars out there that are much better for the environment than others. We’ve picked out the 5 most eco-conscious ICE cars. Read more
  7. DVLA Scams - How to Identify and Avoid Them

    DVLA Scams and How to Avoid them
    One of the trusted businesses that is frequently used as a front for scams is the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), who we all use for obtaining driving licenses and paying our road tax. Here's what to look out for. Read more
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  8. The New Driving Laws You Need to Know About

    New UK Driving Laws Explained - Texting Whilst Driving
    2021 is a year when you need to be particularly aware of changes to our driving laws as there are several that are coming into effect this year. So here’s everything you need to know about these new laws and how they will affect you. Read more
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  9. Parking Tips 101: How to Park Smarter

    Parking Tips - How to Park effectively - Parking Camera
    Even confident drivers can struggle when it comes to parking after getting a new car that is bigger than your previous one or handles differently, so we’ve picked out our top smart parking tips to help you avoid any close calls. Read more
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  10. Top Family Friendly Car Gadgets

    Top family friendly car gadgets - Car seat tablet holder
    Most cars focus more on giving the driver what they need to get where they’re going, leaving you to find ways to entertain the backseat drivers. Here are some suggestions to make your journey that much more peaceful and enjoyable. Read more
  11. Top Electric Vehicles for Families

    Top Electric Vehicles for Families - Easy to charge EVs
    It’s no surprise that electric car makers are ensuring that they are delivering for the family market with an ever-growing range of options available for all budgets. Here’s your guide to five of the best electric family cars on the market. Read more
  12. Winter 101: Tips for Driving in Ice and Snowy Conditions

    Winter dog walk
    When the weather outside is frightful, even when the fire is so delightful, sometimes you have to drive and with icy or snowy conditions to contend with, you need to take extra care when braking, accelerating and steering while out on the roads this winter. Here are some tips to keep you and your vehicle safe. Read more