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Why can car services differ in price?

Monday 22nd November 2021

It’s time for your routinely car service… perhaps you’ve received a reminder from your previous garage, or you’re noticing a few grumbles and groans that could need looking into. Either way, ensuring you have your vehicle serviced is important not only for car maintenance, but for your safety and th... Read More

What is a hybrid car?

Monday 22nd November 2021

A hybrid car essentially combines a petrol or diesel engine with an electric motor - by doing so the car reduces CO2 emissions. With the government bidding to become net-zero by 2050, hybrid vehicles have become more popular over the recent years. There are many different types of hybrid cars, some... Read More

Brand New Formula One Autocentre in Stirchley

Thursday 4th November 2021

A brand-new Formula One Autocentres will be officially opening in Stirchley on 11th November 2021.  To celebrate its new opening, we have a range of offers available for a limited time only: Code NEWSERV25 - 25% off any Full or Interim Service* Code NEWAIR34 Air Con Re-Gas Only £34.99* Code... Read More

How to SORN a car

Thursday 21st October 2021

Wondering how to declare a car as ‘off the road’? Our helpful guide advises you on what SORN actually means, how to SORN your vehicle, how much it costs and what to do when you want to cancel your SORN. What does SORN mean? SORN – otherwise known as ‘Statutory Off Road Notification – refers to whe... Read More

How to change windscreen wipers

Thursday 21st October 2021

Your windscreen wipers work extremely hard to remove debris, rain, and dirt, therefore it is no surprise when they begin to wear out over time. Worn windscreen wipers are not only a hazard, but also illegal – therefore they should be replaced at the first sign of wear and tear. With our helpful guid... Read More

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Formula One Autocentres are a family owned company providing value, care and service locally for over 50 years
PROVIDING VALUE,
CARE & SERVICE
LOCALLY
FOR OVER 50 YEARS

What people are saying about us...

  • Chris and the team are absolutely amazing.. credit to them and their hard work.

    - Joanne, Gloucester - May 9, 2022
  • Great value and service Prompt turnaround of fitting two new front tyres

    - John, Lichfield - May 13, 2022
  • Brought the car in for AC re-gassing and cleaning on 18.5.22. On time for start and finish. Job done really well at competitive price and v pleased.

    - Jeremy, Bulwell - May 20, 2022
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