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National Tyres and Autocare adds vehicle servicing to portfolio

National Tyres and Autocare adds vehicle servicing to portfolio

6th August 2019 | 0 Comments

National Tyres and Autocare has begun offering vehicle servicing at selected outlets. It offers three vehicle servicing packages, starting with a 25-point Express Service and going up to a full 51-point Full Service.

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Halfords extends Mobile Expert ‘garage on wheels’ across London

Halfords extends Mobile Expert ‘garage on wheels’ across London

27th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Halfords will extend its Mobile Expert service to London, following its pilot in the West Midlands, Manchester and Surrey. The retailer will place five new vans in London from 30 March, which it says will cover the capital. The service means that Halfords Mobile Expert vans will be available to nearly a third of UK households. The company added that it plans to roll out between 100 and 150 vans across the UK within the next two years.

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First Stop partner KAM Servicing wins online award

First Stop partner KAM Servicing wins online award

13th January 2017 | 0 Comments

First Stop network partner KAM Servicing has been presented with WhoCanFixMyCar.com’s Best Regional Group award. The 12 garage, East Midlands chain rescued more than 450 stricken motorists, gaining a 4.7 rating out of 5, and receiving hundreds of online recommendations. More than 350,000 servicing and repair jobs were posted for garages on WhoCanFixMyCar.com.

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AA Garage Guide partners with Motor Ombudsman

AA Garage Guide partners with Motor Ombudsman

21st December 2016 | 0 Comments

Online search and booking platform, AA Garage Guide has unveiled its partnership with the Motor Ombudsman – formerly known as Motor Codes. As part of the new link, the Motor Ombudsman will advocate the AA Garage Guide platform to all of its accredited garages with immediate effect.

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Hyundai plans ‘self-repairing’ car

26th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Hyundai Motor Group has outlined plans to bring connected cars to reality and is currently working on technology that, it claims, will “remotely diagnose and fix vehicle issues before they become apparent.”

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£1 million investment in BookMyGarage.com

24th August 2015 | 0 Comments

Motorists will never need to feel like they are being taken for a ride again with the launch of an interactive booking directory of garages, which allows motorists to get instant prices for their car’s servicing, MOT, and repair requirements. The Motorist's Organisation's £1m investment sets to save consumers time and money by giving them the transparency of information to make an informed booking decision with confidence.

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Service history holes reduce car value by almost a fifth, says Kwik Fit

8th September 2014 | 1 Comment

On average, the absence of a full service history knocks 19 per cent off a car’s value when sold. This is the finding of a survey recently performed by ICM on behalf of Kwik Fit. Of the 2,003 UK adults who took part in the survey, 45 per cent also said an incomplete service history is a deal breaker for them, and they wouldn’t even consider purchasing a vehicle that had service history holes.

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Halfords appoints technical training manager

Halfords appoints technical training manager

9th July 2014 | 0 Comments

Halfords Autocentres has hired Satnam Singh to head-up its technical training team, a new role that it says “reflects the increasing focus that Halfords Autocentres is placing on training” and on investing to give its technicians “the expertise necessary to be able to service any make or model of car.”

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