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How far can you drive on a flat tyre?

Tuesday 7th April 2020

In short, you should not continue driving if you have a flat tyre. However, it is possible to drive approximately several hundred yards on a flat tyre, to allow you to move to an area of safety. This is because the tyre can act as a cushion, which protects the rim – meaning you can drive further bef... Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Key Essential Services Statement – (Updated 25th March 2020) Following the Prime Minister's announcement relating to the latest measures in the UK’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Formula One Autocentres is in full support of the government and its positive stance in its approach to the curr... Read More

Why does my car battery keep dying when it’s cold?

Wednesday 25th March 2020

We’ve all been there – turning the key in the ignition on a cold morning only to find the car refuses to start and we soon learn the battery is flat. But why do batteries seem to lose charge more in the cold weather? Why is my car battery dying? There can be numerous reasons why your car battery i... Read More

Vehicle recalls

Wednesday 25th March 2020

What happens if my car is recalled? Car recalls are more common than you may realise – around a million vehicles each year are recalled in the UK. Often, when we hear that a vehicle is being recalled because of a safety concern, it can cause alarm. However, this is not always necessarily something... Read More

Ashford Welcome Their Brand New Formula One Autocentre

Thursday 12th March 2020

A brand new Formula One Autocentre has just opened in Ashford. 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 Short Service (Redeemable in store or online using c... Read More

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FOR OVER 50 YEARS

What people are saying about us...

  • Ewan and his team were extremely courteous, helpful and very quick. I used the online not booking procedure and it was extremely easy to use. I would definitely recommend.

    - David, Hertford - Mar 9, 2020
  • I recommend this branch to all my friends, and many already use the branch. Every transaction cost is explained upfront (before they start work) and I never feel that I have been ripped off. On the contrary I always feel I have got a fair deal. I miss the coffee machine which is no longer in the waiting area

    - Portsmouth - Mar 11, 2020
  • Pleasant welcome. Work completed in good time. Good advice and follow-up for future work. Quote was very competitive for some additional brake attention. All in all just uncomplicated and friendly.

    - Clive, Redditch - Mar 22, 2020
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