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Our favourite road trip movies

Thursday 24th August 2023

Looking to embark on a road trip? Or simply like the escapism, adventure and journey a good road trip movie brings? We have listed our top road trip movies for anyone to enjoy.  Little Miss Sunshine (2006) Featuring an all-star cast, this movie follows the dysfunctional Hoover family as they take-... Read More

What is included in an MOT?

Thursday 17th August 2023

It’s that time of year again – the annual MOT test. But what exactly is tested in an MOT test? And what are the failures to look out for? Find out everything you need to know today from our MOT checklist. What is checked in an MOT? From checking your tyres to filling up your screen wash, it’s good... Read More

What car battery do I need?

Thursday 17th August 2023

Battery flat? Or perhaps it’s showing signs it’s faulty? It may be time for a replacement. But how do you know which is the best car battery for your vehicle? From what car batteries actually do to considerations for choosing a battery, learn everything you need to know from our detailed guide. Wha... Read More

Tips on how to improve your tyre life

Thursday 20th July 2023

How to improve tyre life  Nobody wants to be told that their tyres are in need of replacing. And often, it comes at the most financially inconvenient time. So, what can we do to prevent such surprises? Find out our top ways to improve your tyre life and extend the replacement process today.  Tips... Read More

Why do tyres burst in the summer?

Thursday 20th July 2023

What is a burst tyre?  A burst tyre or blowout is when a tyre rapidly loses air pressure, 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.  A blowout can be dangerous, especiall... Read More

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  • Formula One Autocentre Leicester Abbey Lane is my favorite and trusted place to take my car for service, mot and tyres. The staff is always helpful and I was always been served on time. I definitely recommend.

    - M., Leicester - Feb 26, 2024
  • Great service as always, just need to remember to book my MOT as far in advance as possible as it's rather busy these days

    - matthew, Reading - Mar 30, 2024
  • Brilliant service, very helpful and friendly. I always use this garage.

    - Sharon, Kettering - Mar 3, 2024
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