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Approved Garages gives you the chance to win 2 tickets to Las Vegas

15/02/2019

The Premier League Darts runs for 16 consecutive weeks from February 7th2019 and ends May 23rd, 2019. This year, we’re giving the public a chance to enter a competition to win a Trip to Las Vegas as the PDC World Series of Darts returns each year to Las Vegas for the PDC US Darts Masters.


LHA Car & Commercials technician completes his Level 3 IMI qualification for EV/PHEV vehicles

04/02/2019

United Garage Services’ (UGS) garage technician from LHA Car & Commercials, Daniel Shaw, has completed his Level 3 IMI qualification for EV/PHEV vehicles. The garage has also purchased the full EVKIT from their sponsoring member Yorkshire Exhaust Specialists. Pauline Cosgrove and Mark Cosgrove, owners of LHA Car & Commercials says:


Proud sponsors of the 2019 Premier League Darts

28/01/2019

Approved Garages will once again become an Official Partner of the Unibet Premier League Darts in 2019. Members, garages and motorists alike have all appreciated the hospitality tickets, prizes, the brand exposure and the opportunities the sponsorship has provided. Therefore, we’ve decided to support the Premier League throughout its new season, which runs from February 7th to May 17th, 2019.


Foley Auto Services’ customer wins the car in the AutoCare Winter Giveaway!

20/12/2018

Gail Stephens could hardly believe her luck when Maria McCullough called her to say she had won the car in AutoCare’s WIN A CAR Giveaway. Gail who had visited Foley Auto Services in Hereford for a service was selected out of 22,186 competition entries to win the top prize, a brand-new Peugeot 2008 Allure.


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.


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