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Top reasons for your car to lose value

Thursday 4th May 2023

What is car depreciation? Car depreciation is simply the difference between a car’s value when you purchase it and when you come to sell or trade it in. This drop in value will depend on the car’s make, model and condition. Depreciation tends to slow down as the vehicle gets older, so it may be wor... Read More

The cost of fuel vs the cost of EV charging

Thursday 4th May 2023

Since electric vehicles (EVs) came onto the market in the early 2010s one of their key selling points has been the low cost of running an electric vehicle as the cost of charging has historically been much cheaper than the cost fuel. Since the end of 2022, the cost of energy has risen enormously. F... Read More

Ultimate MOT Glossary

Thursday 4th May 2023

If you’re a new driver or haven’t taken your car for an MOT before, it’s understandable to be nervous or apprehensive about your MOT. In this guide, we’ll explain some of the common terminology and acronyms you might come across when you take your car in for its MOT. Remember, it’s a legal requirem... Read More

Ultimate Auto Servicing Glossary

Wednesday 26th April 2023

 At Formula One Autocentres we recommend bringing your car in for a service either every 12,000 miles or every 12 months, along with an interim service every 6,000 miles or 6 months. Our qualified technicians offer the highest level of customer service, with clear communication and transparency on a... Read More

Top tips to help extend your EV's driving range

Wednesday 19th April 2023

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular and are taking the industry by storm. With that comes the advancements to EV batteries, charging points accessibility and driving ranges. So whether you are considering switching to an electric vehicle or looking for ways to maximise and extend its... Read More

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  • Always friendly & helpful, easy to book, drop off and collect, really good company to deal with

    - Sarah, Polegate - Jan 14, 2024
  • Your staff are incredibly helpful and more importantly trustworthy, which is so valuable to know you are nor being ripped off. They care.

    - Chesterfield (Park Road) - Jan 9, 2024
  • Been coming here for a while now, staff are always friendly and happy to help even if it is the end of the day and last minute before closing. I’ve had a few tyres from here aswell as an MOT and Service now and will go back for sure.

    - kirsty, Bristol (Longwell Green) - Feb 12, 2024
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