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16 Apr Confusion over MOT dates leads to eye-opening numbers!

The rate at which UK cars that have missed their MOT by more than three weeks is becoming increasingly alarming. During the last six months that number has tripled, and it could be in relation to the MOT exemption period, which was in place during...

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16 Apr ADAS: The Ins & Outs of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

ADAS has become a bit of Buzz word in the motor industry recently but, in reality, we’ve all been living with various forms of it for many years. From Anti-lock braking (ABS) and electronic stability programs (ESP) to adaptive cruise control using radar technology, our vehicles...

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01 Apr Electric Cars – what maintenance do they need?

Everyone has started to notice them popping up in their local town or village and they’re even more popular with those living in the city. Electric Cars or EVs, is the hot topic in the automotive industry and also a subject widely debated in parliament. For...

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22 Mar DVSA update MOT tester manual (appendix C Seat beats)

The DVSA have released an update to the MOT testers manual 22/03/2021: Page summary: Inspection processes and rules for car, private bus and light commercial vehicle (class 3, 4, 5 and 7 vehicle) MOT tests. Change made: Appendix C: Seat belt fitment tables – First published full detail can be...

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19 Mar MOT Failures & Equipment: Get the lowdown!

Without taking a look on Google, could you have a guess at how many class 4 vehicles failed their MOTs last year? The Answer: 1.27 million That is a huge number of failures and a lot of garages are finding that they’re down to faults relating to...

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18 Mar A look inside our garage equipment installation for SFS, Boston

CCS completed a new garage equipment installation project for Specialist Fleet Services towards the end of 2020, supporting delivery of the client's new maintenance contract with Boston Borough Council. Commercial garage equipment installation at SFS' new vehicle maintenance facility, Boston Commercial garage equipment installation at SFS' new...

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16 Mar Latest DVSA predictions of MOT workloads

For those members who are tracking the MOT workloads as a result of the MOT extension program to vehicles in 2020 as part of the early Covid-19 pandemic containment, the following sheets shows the latest statics published from the DVSA. March MOT predictions, April MOT predictions, Expired MOT...

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