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Poor vehicle maintence contributes to UK road causalities

IMI study finds worn tyres, defective brakes and faulty lights contribute to UK road causalities Vehicle owners are being warned about the dangers of ignoring basic faults and maintenance. The article quotes “Around 2,000 people are killed every year on UK roads with mechanical or maintenance related problems contributing up to ten per cent of…

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Winter is coming and although we don’t live in a remote area a break down in Snowy London traffic could cause you a potential nightmare. The AA recommend the below in preparation. Antifreeze– check coolant level regularly and, if required, top-up with a mixture of the correct type of antifreeze. Your garage should check concentration…

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The 3 Most Common MOT Failures

The government have put out a blog listing the 3 most common MOT failures, having looked at this it does seem to mirror our findings at HVS. There are a few simple steps you can do in preparation for your MOT such as ensuring your washer fluid is topped up, and also checking if you…

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Van Drivers Beware

Below is an article taken directly off the government’s own blog, it seems they are heavily targeting light goods vehicles at this current time. Rather than losing your van and potentially your livelihood give us a call here at H.V.S we will be happy to give your vehicle a FREE comprehensive health check to ensure…

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New Tyre Supplier

New Tyre Supplier   Not everyone is interested in cars and this can sometimes lead to problems, as people don’t have the knowledge base to understand what is going on they could easily miss minor problems which could later prove costly. This is when the General Tires come into their own as they literally spell…

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Win £500 worth of lifestyle vouchers

  Here at HVS we are always looking for new ways to set ourselves apart from the rest of the crowd and maintain the highest levels of customer service. It was this in mind that we have renewed our subscription the Motor Industry Code of Practice which is trading standards institute approved. So what are…

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Save money at HVS

The other week I came across an interesting article by  Auto Express and Warrantywise.”  Reviewing the staggering variations in hourly rates garages charged throughout the UK. “The regional differences between car repair bills amount to a lottery, and can be “offensive”, a UK car magazine has claimed. The highest hourly rate for repair work was…

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The team at HVS are delighted to announce the completion of our rebrand. We teamed up with a fantastic brand design agency based in Bath called Hibbert Harwood to look at everything from our internal branding through to our uniforms and website. The team at HH were amazing and helped us every step of the…

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