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Apex Motor Services Ltd’s customer wins the car in the AutoCare Summer Giveaway 2019!

08/08/2019

This summer AutoCare gave away a brand-new Peugeot 2008 Allure in their Summer WIN A CAR Giveaway. Fifty-five runner-up prizes were also won; including LG 50” Smart 4K Ultra HD LED TVs, Nintendo Switch Consoles, Sonos One Speakers with Alexa, Dyson Hot & Cool Fan Heaters and Ring Video Doorbells.


Can I use an independent garage if I have a car on PCP finance?

07/08/2019

Personal Contract Purchases have grown in popularity during recent years, but are motorists fully aware of the terms of their PCP finance agreements?


Complete Car Care’s customer wins the top prize in the United Garage Services Summer Giveaway

31/07/2019

This summer United Garage Services gave away some fantastic prizes in their national summer giveaway. The top prize was a tech bundle, including a Microsoft Surface Pro, Xbox Ones S and a Sonos One Speaker with Alexa. Runner-up prizes included Beats Headphones, £100 Ticketmaster Gift Cards and Amazon Echo Dots.


Child safety when driving in the summer heat

26/07/2019

It’s almost the end of July, summer is in full swing and it’s so hot outside. But it can get even hotter inside a car. If you’re planning on a long drive in this epic summer heat and you’re going to have children in the vehicle with you, it’s important that you’re aware of the temperature and everyone’s wellbeing at all times.


Protect your keyless car from being stolen

12/07/2019

There was a time you wouldn’t get very far in your car without a key. Fast forward to 2019, and the keyless car is not only common, it’s becoming the standard. The question is, how safe are keyless cars and what can you do to protect your keyless car?


Food, drink, driving and the law – we debunk the myths

05/07/2019

We all know that it’s illegal to drink alcohol and drive, but is it illegal to eat and drive? We at Approved Garages did our research so that we can set the record straight on common questions around food, drink, driving and the law.


Should I try and fix my own car?

28/06/2019

Fixing your own car can save you money, but trying to tackle something beyond your skill level could end up costing you a lot more than just cash. Continue reading to see what we think you should take on yourself and what to leave to a trained mechanic.


Approved Garages picks winner of 2019 Las Vegas competition!

18/06/2019

After receiving over 1600 entries, we at Approved Garages are pleased to be able to announce who the lucky 2019 Las Vegas competition winner is...


7 rules to follow for safe driving in the rain

05/06/2019

British weather is one of the hardest things on the planet to predict. One minute it’s the hottest day on record, the next, the skies open and your Sunday drive turns into your Sunday swim! To help you on the road, we’ve pulled together the 7 rules to follow for safe driving in the rain.


How to replace a lost MOT certificate online

23/05/2019

As you know, driving a vehicle without an up to date MOT certificate is illegal, so if you damage or even lose your original, you’re going to want a replacement pretty sharpish!


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