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Do electric cars need an MOT

Friday 26th January 2024

Switching to an electric vehicle can feel like you’re driving a completely different beast compared to a traditional petrol or diesel car. So, you might wonder if all the same rules apply to your new car. In this guide, we’ll explain if EVs need an MOT and what’s different for EV motorists. Do elec... Read More

How to stop my car door locks from freezing

Friday 26th January 2024

With the long and cold winter months comes a drop in temperature, snow, frost and ice. Whilst driving in these weather conditions can be difficult, other problems involving your vehicle can come up - such as frozen locks. But why does this happen and how can you stop it? Find out all you need to kn... Read More

What engine oil do I need for my car?

Wednesday 3rd January 2024

Has your engine oil warning light appeared on your dashboard? Or are you looking to give your car a bit of maintenance before a long journey? If you’re unsure what engine oil your car needs, find out all you need to know in our guide. Why is engine oil so important?  Engine oil is crucial when ens... Read More

Signs of a dead car battery

Wednesday 20th December 2023

What causes a dead car battery?  Experiencing a flat car battery can be frustrating. Flat batteries can occur due to a number of reasons, such as a drop in temperature, driving short distances or because your car has been sitting on the drive for too long without being driven. However, it’s importa... Read More

New Formula One Autocentre in Maldon

Thursday 30th November 2023

Here at Formula One Autocentres, we are happy to announce that we have a brand new centre opening up in Maldon! To celebrate our new branch, we will be offering customers a few brand-new one-time only deals: Code NEWSERV25 - 25% off any Full or Interim ServiceCode NEWAIR34 Air Con Re-Gas Only £34.9... Read More

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  • Had my air-con recharged and disinfected and air refresher added. Booked in for 09.00 they were ready for me and completed the job on time. Keeping me updated on progress.

    - Douglas, Sittingbourne - May 26, 2024
  • Great service, happy with the MOT and full service I booked. Reasonablr price so will use this centre again

    - Michael , Hull - Jun 24, 2024
  • Thank you to everyone at Formula one for their professionalism and kindness.

    - Welwyn Garden City - Jun 24, 2024
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