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9 Common Mistakes Drivers Make


We all do those little mistakes while driving, which we think will have very little impact, when matter of fact is they most likely do. Little mistakes, you may be doing without thought, can have a huge impact on the rest of the drivers and the traffic in total. Failing to indicate, driving in the middle lane of the street, driving with full beams at night, can all affect your driving and others around you.

United Garage Services welcomes its first Northern Ireland Garage


The prestigious garage network, United Garage Services (UGS) has signed up its very first garage in Northern Ireland this month. Whittle Services from Northern Ireland are our newest garage recruit. UGS network are pleased to welcome a new garage member from a region we had not yet covered. This means that we are representing motorists in Northern Ireland too.

Car Filter Maintenance : How often should you change your filter?


Filter maintenance is a vital part of routine car maintenance. Make sure you check your filters at the recommended intervals to keep your engine running smoothly. When was the last time you checked your filters? Contact your nearest Approved Garage if you wish to get filter maintenance on your car.

Cars most and LEAST likely to pass MOT first time, according to recent data


Last month, there was some new data released by the Department for Transport in 2017 - which are the latest available - show not only the brands but the individual cars which are most likely to make the grade or miss out.

Electric Car Maintenance - Taking care of your electric vehicle parts


Electric cars, mainly solely electric vehicles operating without a accompanying petrol, offer reasonably little maintenance to the typical passenger vehicle. This is because there are fewer moving parts, a condensed number of fluids and prolonged brake wear intervals, thanks to regenerative braking.

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


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


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


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!


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


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.

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Select a garage near your location


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