Find your local Approved Garage Book a Service, MOT or Repair in September for a Chance to Win a £100 Love2Shop Voucher!


How reliable is your car?


Every year the JD Power Vehicle Dependability Survey names the most reliable car brands in the UK, based on issues reported by original owners of three-year-old vehicles

Supporting A Moment for Miriam: Sentencing of drink drivers that kill


Here is a powerful message from dad Richard Briddon and Family, whose daughter was killed by a drink driver. Please sign!

AutoCare Garage, David Bray Motor Engineers leads on Hybrid


AutoCare and Approved Garage, David Bray Motor Engineers, have fitted Henley’s first free electric car charge point at their business premises at Empstead Works, off Greys Road.

Salma's faith in garages is restored


Our winner this week is Salma Miah from Milton Keynes, who took her car to Quality Car Services near his area for his car service. Our winner this week is Salma Miah from Milton Keynes, who took her car to Quality Car Services near his area for his car service. She said: “I’m delighted with the win. I didn’t trust garages, and went to approved garages website to find a reliable one. The garage I found haven’t let me down and I will use them again. Really happy with the service and works provided by Quality Car Services, all courtesy of Approved Garages” She has won £100 in Love2Shop vouchers for simply booking his car service online at and finding a garage near him, to get his car serviced.

Should the first MOT check requirement be extended to four years?


A Government consultation on extending the time before new cars need a first MOT from three to four years may happen this summer, industry sources have learnt.

Automotive technology to know about before the release of the 66 plate this September


2016 has given us a wonderful array of new gadget and technology. We’ve seen a rapid advancement over the years, from wearable tech, wireless, NFC, waterproof devices, apps, drones, camera zoom technology and more. Every new year brings with it fresh rumours of Apple products, Samsung software updates, the latest app crazes and the newest Sony camera phone quirks.

We’re still giving away £100 every week!

07/09/2016 is a user-friendly website, which allows motorists to input their post code or location in order to find a garage nearest to them. The list of garages that appears on the user’s screen are fully vetted, use original car parts and follow a strict code of conduct to ensure the motorist is happy.

Bethan Davies wins £100 Love2shop vouchers


The next winner for the third week of September was chosen this week. The motorist chosen to receive £100 Love2shop vouchers is Bethan Davies from Leicestershire.

Garage network sponsor to help drive sport forward


Trusted national garage network Approved Garages is proud to announce the sponsorship agreement of the NERF Junior Premier League: an opportunity to help young footballers through their Regional Talent Centres and Central Venue Fixture programmes.

Russell Spake wins £100 for using Approved Garages!


Mr Spake, from Chalford, who took his car to Hyde Garage in Stroud. He said: "I'm truly surprised and I feel gobsmacked. I didn't actually know about the promotion. I just wanted a reliable garage and I've heard about approved garages on the telly because they sponsored the darts and I know they only have good garages on the network. So without knowing

Quick steps to selecting your Approved Garage…


Firstly, pop in your postcode or town


Select a garage near your location


Speak to a trusted mechanic, send an online enquiry or book online


Then, sit back in the knowledge that your vehicle is in safe hands