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Top tips for getting you and your car ready for the freezing season. Freezing temperatures comes with issues that can, potentially lead to a breakdown. During these cooler days it is important to make sure your vehicle is in tip-top condition and ready to go on the...

I remember one of my friends using an analogy that anything that’s sought after, is 30 years old, WHY? It is what you wanted before you were crippled with a mortgage and were blessed with children. There comes a point in life’s journey when enthusiasts...

As we head into the winter it’s time to check your vehicle and prepare it for the cold! As temperatures start to drop we need to ensure our vehicles are ready for the long winter months. Any underlying mechanical issues could escalate as the cold starts...

This year Audi quattro celebrates its 40th anniversary, having changed the automotive landscape forever, but for Dereck, having this on the ramps takes him back to his early technician roots. These iconic cars were very much part of his young days with Audi, a journey...

This year we have already seen some hot, lovely weather and no doubt you’ll be wanting the Air Con systems on full blast as we venture out of lockdown. So, now might be a good time to get the Air Con checked, bearing in mind...

My MOT is due what should I do? If your car, van or motorcycle’s MOT is due on or after 30 March 2020 the expiry date will be extended by 6 months - but you must keep your vehicle safe to drive. Why have they extended MOTS...