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Tips For Driving in Winter

Wednesday 2nd January 2019

Now that winter is upon us, it's likely that you'll be driving on slippery roads with reduced visibility. We recommend ensuring your car is maintained, that you have the right equipment with you in your vehicle during winter months and that you adjust your driving style accordingly to suit the road... Read More

Tyre Buying Guide

Thursday 20th December 2018

Tyres are the main point of contact between the car and the road, so it's important to choose the right tyre. It can be a confusing process, but we make it simple. When should you replace your tyres? The legal minimum tread depth in the United Kingdom is 1.6mm, but some manufacturers recommend r... Read More

How long does an MOT take?

Thursday 20th December 2018

An MOT test consists of various checks to ensure the car is safe to drive on the road. In the UK, every vehicle is required by law to undertake an MOT test when the vehicle is 3 years old and once a year after. But how long does it take to do an MOT? How long does an MOT test take? It’s likely t... Read More

What does a car service include?

Thursday 13th December 2018

Here at Formula One Autocentres, we offer two types of car service: Master Service and Short Service. We recommend that a Master Service is completed every 12,000 miles or every 12 months (whichever comes first) and a Short Service is completed every 6,000 miles or every 6 months. To help you keep... Read More

The Benefits Of All Season Tyres

Tuesday 11th December 2018

All season tyres, commonly referred to as all weather tyres, are developed for use in countries with moderate yearly weather patterns. This makes them ideal for use in the UK and other European countries that have relatively mild climates. All season tyres combine the benefits of summer tyres with... Read More

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  • The guys at Redditch are always friendly and helpful. I have been a repeat customer for several years now and even when I just pop in for a bulb change its never a problem

    - Redditch - Jul 21, 2019
  • Staff were polite and friendly .. will definitely give them repeat business in the future and recommend them to friends and family

    - Mark, Lye - Jul 30, 2019
  • All staff were really friendly and informative. The only thing i can fault is the coffee machine not working in the waiting room.But the staff kindly offered to make me a coffee as i walked across to KFC who also had a problem with their machine and were not serving coffee.

    - Daniella, Fareham - Aug 3, 2019
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