We are delighted to announce that the team at Autocare Centre were Highly Commended in the Motor Ombudsman’s Garage Star Awards for Wales 2022 when the winners were announced in November last year. The award was given in recognition of our excellent customer service evidenced by customer nominations. What are the Garage Star Awards? The
Looking to make the switch to an electric vehicle in 2023? Whether you’re interested in a full plug in electric car, or simply fancy one with a hybrid motor, there are a number of important factors to consider when it comes to buying an EV (electric vehicle) and it’s not just about having one on
Are you spending too much money every year on driving? With petrol prices currently surpassing £1.60 a litre, the highest in almost a decade, it’s no wonder many of us are searching for ways to reduce our petrol costs and keep to a healthy motoring budget.
Electric cars are becoming increasingly more popular, and it is no surprise when you look at today’s surging fuel costs. Although, this isn’t the only thing driving an increase in popularity; Technology is getting better in terms electric vehicle performance and battery life, the government is planning to ban the sale of new petrol and
The clutch in your vehicle is subject to constant friction, so it’s no surprise that it may need a repair or replacement at some point. The deterioration of your clutch can be sped up through poor driving habits and with it being considered a ‘wear and tear’ item, it won’t be covered by your warranty.
Has your vehicle just turned 3 years old and is in need of its first MOT? Or perhaps you’ve purchased a second-hand car that’s due its first MOT with you as the owner. Either way, you might be asking yourself; “what MOT class is my vehicle?” While most standard 3 or 5 door vehicles usually
As more and more people make the switch to electric vehicles, we’re reminded of the numerous benefits of EVs – they’re less impactful on the environment, soaring fuel prices are of no concern and you’ll save time and money on maintaining your vehicle. While it’s certainly true that you shouldn’t need to see your mechanic
MOTs are something every car owner will have to endure once every 12 months after their car reaches 3 years old. The test is designed to ensure the car is roadworthy and safe to drive. If a car doesn’t pass MOT legal requirements, it cannot legally be taxed, insured, or driven – and being caught
Winter driving in the UK comes with a whole host of challenges, from snow and ice, to strong winds and heavy rain. These elements can be difficult even for experienced drivers and often, there is a sharp increase in the volume of breakdowns throughout the winter months. So, if this is your first winter on
From September 2021, the UK introduced E10 petrol as the standard fuel available at petrol stations. The change was made in an attempt to lower vehicle emissions and is estimated to reduce the amount of CO2 produced by cars by 750,000 tonnes per year. Here’s all you need to know about E10, including its benefits,