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Good Garage Scheme in Springtime

Do you struggle to find a decent garage you can trust? Well the Good Garage Scheme has been running since 2006 and has a membership list of garages local to you. Every member garage must perform its services in accordance with a strict code of conduct. The scheme was set up to ensure high standards […]

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Spring Checks at MEB the Motor Centre

According to the AA, Spring is the best time to clean your car inside and out. The interior of the car could have been damp for the winter, with the outside suffering from mud splatters and salt on the roads. For full details on how to get the best out of Spring cleaning your car, […]

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Keyless car theft

Have you heard of keyless car theft? It is very much as it sounds – a vehicle being stolen without the use of the owner’s key. It’s done in a number of ways. Smashing a window and hotwiring, towing the vehicle, and more sophisticated methods used by organised criminals.  For example, they can block the […]

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MEB’s courtesy cars

At MEB the Motor Centre, we are proud to show off our new courtesy cars.  We are normally a modest garage and let our customers’ testimonials speak our praises but since becoming a Which Trusted Trader, we’ve started shouting from the rooftops! This is why we have added just a little advertising to our Smart […]

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Should I buy or lease my next car?

Are you considering getting a new car?  Should you buy new or second hand? What about leasing?  Already popular in the US, leasing (or personal contract hire) has also taken off here. You are effectively hiring a car long-term, with no option to own the vehicle.  We’ve listed several scenarios to see whether you should […]

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Spring car checks

Finally, Spring is here! Daffodils are blooming and there is blossom on the trees. It’s time for Spring cleaning and Spring checks on your vehicle. Here at MEB Motors we want to ensure your car runs smoothly after the harsh winter weather, with our extensive Spring Car Checks. Winter takes its toll on your car […]

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Three summer-related car problems and what to do about them

Last year we wrote a 2 part article about preparing your car for Summer driving.  Since we are well on our way to warmer weather and the holiday season, we thought we would revisit this subject. Did you know that car breakdowns can increase by 30% in the UK in the Summer months? Most causes […]

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Good Garage Scheme

What is it? The Good Garage Scheme is synonymous with trusted local garages, be it for a service, repair or MOT. Run by Forté, each Good Garage Scheme member adheres to a strict Code of Conduct and in November 2010, they reported that there are more than 3,000 garages part of the scheme.   What […]

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The five senses of your car’s air conditioning

At MEB the Motor Centre, we love springtime.  Not only because it hails the end of the cooler weather but because we get our lovely customers calling about their cars’ air conditioning units. Think about it, a lot of car drivers won’t have felt the need to put the air conditioning on during the winter […]

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4 reasons to use a local independent garage

What are the advantages of using a local independent garage like MEB the Motor Centre?  Let us tell you 4 good reasons! 1- Location and Convenience Your local garage should be accessible, just around the corner.  You want somewhere that is a short drive away, especially if you are leaving your car for servicing.  At MEB […]

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