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Why you should use your Air Conditioning in Winter

Friday 24th November 2023

For most modern cars, when you turn on the function that de-mists your windscreen, the air conditioning system automatically comes on as well. But why is this the case? Why should you use your air conditioning system in the winter? Learn all you need to know in our helpful guide.   How to use you... Read More

What causes heavy steering?

Thursday 23rd November 2023

Does your steering wheel feel heavy? Are you finding it hard to turn? Learn why, and how to avoid heavy steering from our helpful guide.  What is heavy steering?  Heavy steering is when the steering wheel of your vehicle feels stiff and difficult to turn, making it harder to control your vehicle a... Read More

When does a car become exempt from an MOT?

Wednesday 25th October 2023

An MOT test consists of a series of checks that ensures your vehicle is safe to drive on the road. It is an annual legal requirement here in the UK for most cars over three years old. But, there are some circumstances where a vehicle may be exempt from needing an MOT certificate.  What are the requ... Read More

AGM Vs Standard Batteries

Tuesday 24th October 2023

With hundreds of batteries on the market, it can be difficult to decide which battery is best suited for your car. In this guide, we’ll make choosing your next car battery simple, by explaining what AGM batteries are and how they compare to standard car batteries.   What is an AGM battery?  An AGM... Read More

What is a hydrogen fuel cell car?

Tuesday 24th October 2023

With the rise of electric and hybrid cars on the road. It could seem like the opportunity for innovation in the automotive market has reached its peak. However, there has been an increased investment in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in recent years. And, although they might not be as commonly seen on... Read More

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  • Everything from booking to collecting the car was absolutely brilliant

    - Katja, Camberley - Jan 14, 2024
  • The new manager is very friendly and welcoming , technician who did the mot was very friendly and helpful in explaining the advisories , will be requesting a quote for the advisory work soon.

    - Salisbury - Jan 13, 2024
  • Efficient and friendly. No pressure to accept jobs that weren't needed for MOT. Just good advice given.

    - Derek, Eccles - Feb 27, 2024
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