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What are the best tyres for my car?

Friday 5th July 2019

A task that’s never top of anyone’s list, buying new tyres often comes at the most inconvenient of times – and usually in quite urgent circumstances. But when buying new tyres, it’s important to know which you should choose for your car – from tyre size to vehicle manufacturer recommendations, learn... Read More

How to improve fuel consumption

Monday 24th June 2019

Whether you’re a long-distance commuter or you spend your time on short but frequent journeys, the need to refill your petrol can come at the most inconvenient times. But what if you could improve your fuel consumption, and avoid spending half your life at the petrol station? Find out when your vehi... Read More

Historic vehicles MOTs

Thursday 13th June 2019

It’s a legal requirement for vehicles older than 3 years from the date of first registration to have an annual MOT test. However, there are some exceptions – historic (or classic) vehicles are often exempt from MOT tests, as are some large vehicles. Learn more about MOT exempt vehicles, including hi... Read More

MOT Advisory Notes Explained

Wednesday 12th June 2019

As part of your MOT test, advisory notes may be provided. These give you an indication of the issues that have been found with your vehicle which may need attention or parts that may need replacing in the future. From the examples of MOT advisories to the way defects are categorised in an MOT test,... Read More

MOT certificates: All you need to know

Friday 24th May 2019

Every year, our vehicles go through the annual MOT test - but what is the need for the paper certificate? Do we need to keep it? And what happens if we lose it? Find out everything you need to know about MOT certificates today with help from Formula One Autocentres. What is an MOT certificate? An... Read More

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