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Why do tyres burst in the summer

Friday 3rd July 2020

What is a burst tyre? A burst tyre or blowout is when a tyre rapidly loses pressurised air, which occurs when the structural integrity of the tyre is compromised. This then means the tyre is unable to preserve all the air inside - causing it to rupture or burst. Experiencing a blowout can be a fri... Read More

What is car suspension?

Tuesday 16th June 2020

Car suspension is a vital component of a vehicle, which helps to keep the vehicle stable. This is achieved by stopping the car shaking over every bump in the road; ensuring the wheels stay connected with the road surface; and enhances grip and braking. Car suspension does this by absorbing lateral f... Read More

How to keep your car safe at home

Tuesday 16th June 2020

In one of our recent articles, we explored some of the best car security tips – focussing on how secure your car really is, and top tips on making your car safer when you’re out and about. However, your car’s security isn’t just determined by how careful you are when you’re out and about – it’s not... Read More

How to reduce diesel emissions for MOT

Tuesday 16th June 2020

What is the MOT emissions test? As part of the UK’s MOT test, there is a strict exhaust emissions test which your vehicle needs to pass. This is primarily to adhere to the large worldwide focus to reduce pollution levels which are produced by diesel engines. In order to achieve this, certain limits... Read More

Tunbridge Wells Welcome Their Brand New Formula One Autocentre

Wednesday 10th June 2020

A brand new Formula One Autocentre has just opened in Tunbridge Wells, which was officially open on 11th June, 2020. To celebrate the opening of our brand new centre, Formula One Autocentres is offering a range of special offers for a limited time only. These offers include: 25% off any Master or... Read More

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    - luke, Corby - Mar 29, 2020
  • friendly helpful staff who explained everything, what was needed/advised and then went about completing the work all in the same day! Thank you

    - Matthew, Newark - Apr 8, 2020
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    - David, Ipswich - Feb 21, 2020
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