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Dos and Don’ts of cleaning your car


Washing your car at home can be relaxing, improves the vehicle’s appearance, not to mention, you’ll save a few quid. But as easy as cleaning your car may seem, there are certain things to be aware of so that you don't accidentally scratch or degrade the finish. Here are some tips on how to maintain a new-car-finish at home and keep the car sparkly clean:

AutoCare and Approved Garages repair hybrid cars


You don’t have to be a keen ecologist to buy a hybrid car. Most buyers simply have a desire to save money on fuel. If you’re an urban driver, owning a hybrid car can be beneficial for you.

AutoCare and Approved aim to be the UK’s most female-friendly networks


Independent garages face missing out on millions of pounds in revenue because they employ too few female staff and are intimidating to women drivers, a new study reveals

Modern diesel cars exceed the standard of nitrogen oxide emissions


A Department of Transport (DfT) study has recently revealed that ninety-seven percent of all modern diesel cars produce a great deal more air pollution in the real world when compared to the official legal limits.

Roy Hubbard is looking for ladies (but it’s all in a good cause)


Roy Hubbard Motors of Market Harborough will hold the latest of its popular ladies’ nights on Wednesday May 18, the garage has announced

Phil Taylor: “We all believe we can win and it is upsetting when we get beaten.”


Phil Taylor gives Approved Garages an exclusive interview prior to the darts night in Rotterdam. The climax of the Rotterdam event will of course be the ending, when we will witness the two rivals, Phil and Michael, who are currently on a level 24 league points take the stage, in front of a 10,000 sell-out crowd, to try and come out top. The pressure is on, as the incentive will be the new £25k bonus prize money for the player who finishes top of the table.

Going the extra mile for Northern Ireland Children's Hospice


The Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice provides a vital service for hundreds of life-limited children in the province and their hard-pressed families

All you need to know about speeding penalties


The issue of speeding in your vehicle is scarily a common offence and most often it is highly dangerous, which is why it is taken so seriously. Yet, it is a simple concept to understand.

Wirral Motor Services collect shoes to help the deprived in Africa


AutoCare and Approved Garage member Wirral Motor Services’ owners, Dave and Tina Willis’ have recently played a pivotal part in introducing education in the lives of three Gambian children. Dave and Tina’s mission to collect shoes began last year, when they were visiting Gambia, because of their love of sea fishing.

Michael van Gerwen: “I think most people can see I am an emotional player and I put my heart into my performances.”


Michael van Gerwen told Soccer AM last week, that he was absolutely gutted to be he second on the league table. But after his performance in Birmingham Barclaycard Arena, he needn't worry any more.

Quick steps to selecting your Approved Garage…


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Select a garage near your location


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


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