MOT’s are a thing every car owner will have to endure once every 12 months after their car is over 3 years old. The test is designed to ensure the car is roadworthy and safe to drive. If a car doesn’t pass MOT legal requirements it cannot legally be taxed, insured or driven – and being caught doing the latter can result in fines of up to £2500.
Are you getting ready for summer? As the weather gets warmer and you start to plan for the summer holidays and trips down to the coast, don’t forget about your car maintenance, in particular your tyres.
Tyre maintenance is an important aspect of looking after any car. Well maintained tyres are crucial for safety and ensuring the maximum efficiency that your car or vehicle is able to achieve.
Will you be spending this Valentine’s Day weekend with your loved one, enjoying a romantic meal, or a weekend away somewhere?
Well whether you like Valentine’s Day or not this time of year is full of loved up couples, red roses in there thousands and a variety of blog posts and articles full of ideas of what you could do with the person you love on this special day.
With recent floods caused by Storm Desmond, Storm Eva and Storm Frank, many victims will not only be worrying about the damage caused to their home but also their car or other vehicle. Figures from the AA showed that over 3,000 cars were rescued from flood water since late December, with that in mind there is the risk of an influx of flood damage cars appearing on the market.
As the winter season approaches many forecasts were predicting a very bitter and cold winter, but as of yet it has actually been incredibly mild. There have only been a few occasions where you would have woken up and had to defrost your car.
As winter is setting in and you can feel the cold bite in the air, you are probably getting your gloves and scarves out to keep warm. BUT don’t forget your car needs some TLC too!
Many breakdowns in winter can so easily be avoided by following the checklist below. Avoid a long cold roadside wait for the breakdown services this winter!
Were you as excited as us for the release of the latest James Bond film, Spectre?
In light of the films’ release on 26th October we thought it was very apt to look back at the spectacular Bond car history, as well as look at Britain’s motoring industry as a whole including some of the Best of British and why we think we should still be supporting the British motoring industry.
Fashion and motoring did you ever think they could be combined?
September marks the arrival of London Fashion Week, a long awaited event for celebrities and key players of the fashion industry; and this year it has inspired the team here at Autocare Centre to take a look into automotive fashion triumphs and disasters.
From absolute masterpieces and things of beauty, to disastrous creations that should have never made it past the drawing board, we have taken a look into the fashion history of cars and wanted to share them with you on a catwalk of our own.
Dealing with emergencies at the roadside is about preparation and safety more than anything. To some, having to solve problems with your vehicle on the side of the road is an adventure, but to most people it’s a huge inconvenience. Whilst for some the easy way to resolve them is a quick call to a specialist not everyone has that option and even if they do it can still mean you may be subject to long waiting times and additional costs.
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