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Nissan service and repairs? It’s a fix!

Nissan service and repairs? It’s a fix!

Nissan has extended its fixed priced servicing offer to include cut-prices on common repair items, for models which have passed their third birthday.

Synionic launches new motorsport lubricant range

Synionic launches new motorsport lubricant range

Synionic, the lubricant brand behind many of the UK’s most successful tuners and race teams, has launched a new range of ultra-high performance lubricants aimed specifically at the competition and track day markets.

STP’s summertime tune-up tonic at Halfords

STP’s summertime tune-up tonic at Halfords

In preparation for summer holiday motoring, engine care champion STP is encouraging a quick and simple DIY tune-up, with the prices of all STP products available at Halfords’ 460 UK stores, and online, reduced by 20% until July 9, subject to availability.

Bring your Honda home with the Honda Price Promise

Bring your Honda home with the Honda Price Promise

Honda has launched a brand new price match proposition, the ‘Honda Price Promise’, where Honda dealerships promise to match any like-for-like quote for servicing, repairs, new tyres or MOTs from any garage within a 10 mile radius of the site.

Cutting MoT red tape for classic vehicle owners

Classic vehicles will be exempted from the MoT test, Roads Minister Mike Penning announced today.

One in five cars fails its first MOT

An analysis of 24.5 million MoT records obtained by consumer motoring champion, honestjohn.co.uk, has revealed that one in five cars registered in 2008 failed their first MoT, with testers most likely to fail cars from French firms Renault, Citroen and Peugeot.

Suzuki makes a Splash when it’s time for an MOT

Suzuki makes a Splash when it’s time for an MOT

An analysis of 24.5 million MOT records by Consumer Champion honestjohn.co.uk has revealed that out of cars selling more than 1,000 units per annum, the Splash model is the car least likely to fail its first MOT at three years old, scoring a 90 per cent first pass rate. Suzuki also has two other models in the top ten with Jimny and Grand Vitara scoring 89 and 88 per cent respectively.

Motorists pick UK’s top 100 garages

Motorists pick UK’s top 100 garages

Motor Codes, the provider of OFT-approved codes of practice for car service and repair and new car sales, has revealed the nation’s 100 most trusted garages, following six weeks of voting by thousands of motorists.

Cash-strapped drivers delay repairs and risk safety

Cash-strapped motorists are delaying essential maintenance and driving illegal cars because they can't afford the repairs, according to new research from Britannia Rescue.

Mechanics gear up for new customers thanks to number plate change

Mechanics gear up for new customers thanks to number plate change

A website is encouraging mechanics to make the most of the automotive trade industry’s busiest month of the year.

Fixed price servicing value from Vauxhall

Fixed price servicing value from Vauxhall

From the beginning of March, Vauxhall MasterFit is introducing a Fixed Price Service for only £99* on any Vauxhall vehicles aged 3 years and older.

New £500,000 bodyshop opens in Huddersfield

New £500,000 bodyshop opens in Huddersfield

Yorkshire-based bodyshop Group Alton Cars has officially opened its brand-new Huddersfield accident repair centre.

Fix the price, not the car with Nissan servicing

Fix the price, not the car with Nissan servicing

To keep a tight grip on purse strings, some drivers may assume that going to an ‘under the arches’ garage is the cheapest option when getting their vehicle serviced. Some may even be tempted to skip maintenance altogether and risk damaging the car and its value.

Vauxhall MasterFit’s new fixed price repairs

Vauxhall MasterFit’s new fixed price repairs

Vauxhall MasterFit’s new Fixed Prices across a range of common vehicle repairs means Vauxhall owners can now enjoy unbeatable value along with the peace of mind that their vehicle has been repaired by the people who know their Vauxhall best.

Motoring website helps to lengthen life of older cars

Motoring website helps to lengthen life of older cars

With the news that eight out of ten motorists are currently driving a car aged three years or older, a motoring website is steering these vehicles towards local mechanics for reliable servicing.