Whether you’re a budding mechanic or just wanting to dabble in a little car maintenance at home, it’s important you are keeping safe when fixing your car. To avoid a trip to A&E or an appearance on You’ve Been Framed, we’ve put together some handy car maintenance safety tips for DIY car maintenance.

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Reports have signalled that diesel car sales have slowed significantly in January 2017. In comparison, electric and ‘alternatively-fulled vehicles’ jumped in sales by almost 20% compared with the same time last year. This is a major change in the way we buy cars. Could it be a sign that the European fascination with diesel fuelled cars is coming to an end thanks to the emissions scandal?

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The UK is set for a wintery blast in the coming days so now is the time to prepare your car for snow, sleet and freezing temperatures. We thought we’d provide some helpful advice for keeping your car protected during this cold winter snap and keep you safe. Here’s our top snow tips for ensuring your car is kept running during these times. Read more!

You may remember in 2015 the VW emission scandal and heard how it not only affected the Volkswagen Group but also customers who purchased cars during the period of investigation. Our original article on the subject can be read here but we thought we’d write a follow-up article to help you understand the new details and how to claim compensation in the UK. Read more!

We’re proud to announce that we’ve expanded our services at MCM garage and launched our new MOT centre called MCMOT. Over the last few months our customers may have noticed us building an extension to the side of the current MCM Garage. This now houses our MOT station which means we can offer MOTs to all of our customers as well as the servicing and repairs we’ve become renowned for.

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It’s getting freezing out there now in the UK and there’s no time like the present to consider preparing your car for winter driving. Whether it’s icy roads or snow drifting in, you always need to keep your car maintained for all eventualities, so we’ve put together a selection of our top tips to ensure that your car remains safe and reliable on the road during these winter months. Read more!

We all hate it when our car breaks down but knowing the most common symptoms should help you prevent a future break down. So here’s our top 5 reasons for car break down.

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Adverse weather conditions can really hamper drivers on the roads with not only poor visibility but loss of control on the road surface. Heavy rain and flash flooding are one of the most hazardous conditions on the road and can strike sometimes without warning. We thought we’d give our best advice to stay safe when driving in the rain to help avoid any accidents.

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As the autumn has now settled in for the UK and the temperatures are getting cooler, it’s a good time to think about those basic car maintenance jobs you’ve been putting off. We’ve put together a list of our top tips for maintaining your car in the autumn and keeping you safe during this changing season.

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No that’s not a bonfire you’re smelling, it’s some kind of burning smell coming from your car! Don’t panic. In this article we’ll help explain the possible causes of the burning smell inside your car and what you should do next. Read more!