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Approved Garages criticises “potentially dangerous” Budget announcement


Approved Garages believes that any attempt to extend the deadline before a car’s first MOT from three to four years should be firmly rejected, after Chancellor George Osborne announced the proposal in yesterday’s Summer Budget.

Approved Garages celebrates customer reviews record


Approved Garages – the nationwide network of trusted independent garages – has recorded its most successful six months to date in terms of customer reviews, new figures show.

Crescent Motoring named Garage of the Year for second year running


Approved Garages and AutoCare member Crescent Motoring from Burton on Trent in Staffordshire has scooped the prestigious Motor Codes Garage of the Year award for the second year in succession.

The Festival Driving Guide


Glastonbury, Creamfields, Latitude, Wireless – and the rest! The British music festival season is about to get into full swing and it’s going to be huge. 

Approved Garages criticises the culture of fake customer reviews


“We guarantee that our reviews are genuine and that we publish every one we receive,” says network manager Phil Seymour

Approved Garages and AutoCare celebrate spectacular Motor Codes win


The Approved Garages and AutoCare networks are celebrating a hatful of wins in the prestigious Motor Codes Garage of the Year awards.

Eight Ways Garages Win the Trust of Customers


A new study of 1,400 motorists who use independent garages has found that reliability and good service are both more important than price when it comes to building customer loyalty.

How the automotive industry looks after its own


When a mechanic’s family needed help, the automotive industry – through dedicated industry charity BEN – rallied round

McKinnon Group continues its support for the Brightest Star


AutoCare member McKinnon Group is continuing its long standing support of bereavement charity Brightest Star by buying a table at the charity’s annual Sportsman’s Dinner on May 22.

Approved Garages election guide


We asked industry figures to tell us what they think the incoming government should focus on

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