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AutoCare garages are among the first independent garage technicians in the UK to become fully qualified to service and repair electric & plug-in hybrid vehicles

19/11/2018

EV/PHEV (electric vehicles / plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) training is nothing new to AutoCare; over the past two years the UK garage network have lead the way in EV/PHEV training for their garages, to ensure they stay at the forefront of new technology.


M.H Vehicle Services Ltd wins ‘Garage of the Year’ award

18/10/2018

M.H Vehicle Services Ltd from Fauld, Near Tutbury, Burton On Trent has scooped the main prize at the annual Garage Trade Show by being crowned AutoCare’s ‘Garage of the Year’ 2018.


Gifts for car lovers this Christmas

10/10/2018

Some people can be a nightmare to buy for. They have enough socks, their taste in music and films changes almost by the day, and the last time you bought them a new shirt it was shoved to the back of the wardrobe by New Year’s Day.


Tailgating caused one in eight of all road casualties

20/09/2018

One in eight of all road casualties are caused by people driving too close to the vehicle in front, new figures from Highways England show. More than 100 people are killed or seriously hurt every year in car accidents/crashes caused by driving too closely to other vehicles.


What to do if your engine is overheating?

05/09/2018

You may have just discovered that your engine is overheating. Maybe you're looking for ways to prevent an engine overheating? Did you know that a car’s Engine get so hot under normal driving conditions that there is a complete system devoted to cooling it down? That’s because an engine overheating will cause problems and even can eventually lead to engine failure.


Thinking of selling your car? Here’s How to get your car ready to sell

31/08/2018

Although it’s not the first thought you have when selling your car, fixing it up before selling it is worth some consideration. To find out how to bring home the bacon when you sell your old ride, Approved Garages looks at various ways to increase the value of your car.


Simple Fixes - Reasons for failing your MOT test

23/08/2018

Some of us get a little worried during the MOT test because we often ignore aspects of our car, that were not present before. When was the last time you had that squeaky screen wiper checked? Or when was the last time you cleaned your car?


Who can service a brand-new car?

14/08/2018

Have you purchased a new car from a franchise dealer in the past three years? Were you told that service and repair work can only be carried out at your main dealer, or that your warranty would be void? Approved Garages sets the record straight.


Are cars over 100k miles worth buying?

07/06/2018

While shopping for used cars, you’re sure to see low-mileage vehicles favoured in advertisements, as if high-mileage vehicles aren’t worth consideration. Online and around town, buyers tend to shy away from high-mileage vehicles on the grounds of their mileage alone.


The 2018 National Automechanika Best Community Initiative Garage of the Year goes to..

07/06/2018

Huge congratulations on behalf of The AutoCare Garage Network to: (Click to find out)


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