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AutoCare garage mechanic named Wales’ most photogenic car repairer

29/06/2017

A MECHANIC from an AutoCare garage, Garej Wyn in Crymych, has been awarded the title of Wales’ most photogenic car repairer, and won £3,000 and a modelling contract. Ffasiwn Mecanic featured a national search to find a mechanic who had the potential to renovate the image of the car maintenance industry in Wales.


F.R.L Auto Services’ technician reaches Top Technician 2017 final

28/06/2017

Kevin Toms from AutoCare garage, F.R.L Auto Services in Dartmouth has reached the final stage of the Top Technician 2017 competition. Thousands of technicians from across the country entered the online competition and have been whittled down to five finalists who will compete for the Top Technician status in the final at the RMI Academy of Automotive Skills in Southam, Warwickshire on 13th July.


Dart Vader wins prizes in our Nickname competition

28/06/2017

The Premier League Darts sponsorship 2017 by Approved Garages came to an end in May, and we’ve had some excellent results with the campaigns that were initiated on the back of this partnership. One particularly interesting campaign we launched this year was the ‘Garage Nickname’ competition.


Research reveals British drivers prefer buying automatic over manual

12/06/2017

UK sales of new cars with an automatic transmission has increased by 55% in the last four years and request for automatic gearboxes is rising 300% quicker than the total market growth.


British new car registrations fell 8.5% in May 2017

08/06/2017

Car sales dropped to 186,265 vehicles in May, with a 14% fall in demand to consumers and a 5.3% drop in fleet business registrations, according to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).


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07/06/2017

Norwich Road Garage

Lowestoft

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07/06/2017

R-Tec Motor Centre

Swansea

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8 things you didn't know about motorway service stations

05/06/2017

If you’re driving any distance this summer you may well find yourself enjoying an expensive half hour or so in one of the UK’s network of motorway service stations, drinking coffee and buying petrol that – by simple virtue of their proximity to a major trunk route – cost more than gold.


AutoCare garage hosts ladies’ night for tips on car maintenance

05/06/2017

Crescent Motors in Burton hosted an evening in its workshop to help expand women’s confidence for taking their cars to a garage. Crescent Motors managing director, Steve Tallett said: “It is a fact of life that a lot of women don’t seem to know about their cars. “A lot of men are the same, but they won’t admit it.


The law around #speeding comes into effect today with higher penalty charges

24/04/2017

The law around #speeding comes into effect today with higher penalty charges. From 24 April 2017, a new higher penalty for speeding has been announced. Fines for motorists caught going well over the speed limit will start from 150% of their weekly income, going up from the existing level of 100%.


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