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Can I tax my car without an MOT?

Thursday 30th May 2024

Many vehicles across the UK cannot be taxed without a valid MOT certificate. Unless your car is exempt, a valid MOT certificate is a legal requirement and not only will you not be able to tax your vehicle without one, but you may invalidate your car’s insurance too.  Why do I need an MOT to tax my... Read More

Why is my car pulling to one side?

Friday 24th May 2024

Have you noticed your car consistently pulls to one side when driving or braking? The worst thing is not knowing what is causing the issue. Ignoring it is not only dangerous but could potentially damage your vehicle. Discover the causes in Formula One Autocentres’ helpful article.  Issues with whee... Read More

What are car cloning scams?

Friday 17th May 2024

Has your car been cloned? Not only could it cost you thousands in parking charges and fines, it could also lead to you being wrongly accused of committing a serious crime. However, there are things you can do to prevent a cloning incident from occurring. Our article covers everything you need to kno... Read More

How do EV chargers work?

Friday 10th May 2024

Knowing when and how to charge your electric vehicle is a concern many people have. However, transitioning from a petrol-powered car to an EV is easier than ever due to the number of charging stations installed up and down the UK. Formula One Autocentres explores the ins and outs of how an EV charge... Read More

Is nitrogen better for tyres?

Friday 3rd May 2024

Nitrogen has been used for years to inflate the tyres on racing cars and aircraft. However, can you inflate your ordinary air-filled tyres with pure nitrogen gas? Formula One Autocentres explores the advantages of using nitrogen gas in your tyres.  What are nitrogen-filled tyres?  Nitrogen-filled... Read More

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  • Had my air con re gassed but engineer thought my compressor wasn’t working so unfortunately air con still not working

    - Nigel, Tonbridge - May 13, 2024
  • Super helpful, also refunded my tyre purchase as i just need a repair.

    - Northampton (Gambrel Road) - May 27, 2024
  • Staff were friendly and helpful, excellent communication and problem with car was fixed quickly and efficiently.

    - Grantham - Apr 27, 2024
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