Get your Battery Checked Out!

It is starting to get to that time of year where we see a lot of vehicles needing batteries. With the morning already starting to feel a bit nippy, and the weather conditions starting to turn, your battery on your vehicle is starting to work that little bit harder to...

MOT Season and Servicing

With the beginning of September next week, means a lot of people are either going to be looking at the new car deals or will be coming up for their first MOT. Those three years have gone by quickly and will also mark, for a lot of people, the end of their warranty...

Tyres: Simple Checks

The most commons failures for MOT are bulbs, wipers, brakes and tyres. These are all important features of your car but your tyres are what keep your vehicle on the road. If there is no tread left, or adequate tread left, on your tyres then your vehicle is going to...

Changes to MOT

There are going to be some changes to the MOT process in May. The DVSA has issued a brief outlined of the five major changes that are going to be introduced. There are going to be more strict more rules on Emissions – such as any coloured smoke being produced...

DPF Issues

A lot of Diesel vehicles these days are fitted with DPF filters. Some people aren’t sure what exactly a DPF filter is and might not hear about one until their vehicle goes into limp mode and the garage tells you it may need replacing. The DPF filter is part of...

Why a New Car should be MOT’ed after 3 years

For a year or so, the government has been toying with whether to extend the period that a car will come in for its first MOT. They were thinking they would move it from 3 years to 4 years. With the standard that cars are being built now, compared to say 20 years ago,...

A Rare Old Beast – Rover Metro

It is a rare occurrence to see a Austin/Rover Metro of this age. Not only because of that, but this little Metro is a rare beast all on its own. One of a kind Metro that was produced and modified to improve car safety. Many things have been reinforced or improved, so...

The Future of Diesel Engines

The majority of cars these days have diesel engines. More and more it is being annoyance that manufacturers are shelving future research into the diesel engine, due to the high demand on lower emissions. (http://garagewire.co.uk/…/volvo-to-ditch-diesel-vms-boss-…/…)...