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5 iconic vehicles from your favourite films and TV shows

  Everyone has a favourite TV show and a favourite film – they’re based on our interests, sense of humour and what type of entertainment we like to watch. It’s probably not a surprise when we say that some of our favourite TV shows and films are related to cars. We have some favourites that … Continued

How to avoid a breakdown over Christmas

Christmas is one of the best times of year, it brings families together, we get loads of presents and it’s the perfect excuse to wear glitter for the entire month of December. Many of us will be travelling to see loved ones and go to parties over the festive period – a popular option is … Continued

3 ways Brexit could change the motor industry

We think it’s safe to say that no one understood the full consequences of Brexit prior to the vote or after Article 50 was triggered. However, what we do know is that we’re in a race against time to secure a good deal for the automotive industry in the UK. Our industry generates £72 billion … Continued

3 female motor bloggers you need to know about

Are female motor bloggers taking over the internet? The motor industry still comes across as a male-dominated industry. However, each year women influence the decision of billions of pounds of car sales. One area in particular where women are thriving in our industry is in blogging. There are a large number of female-focused brands and blogs … Continued

A guide to your MOT test – Smile Servicing and Repairs

Booking your MOT early Nothing good can come from procrastinating over your MOT test except—nothing good!  If you’ve waited until the ninth hour, you might be fined a substantial amount of money for being late.  If your car doesn’t pass the MOT, and you haven’t allotted enough time for repairs, you could be staring at … Continued

Choosing you car tyres

4 steps to choosing the best car tyres for your vehicle When you think about car safety you’d assume that your seatbelt and your airbags are the most important pieces that keep you safe. However, tyres are also significantly important as they are the only part of your car that has contact with the ground. … Continued

Summer is here! Caring for your car during summer months

Tips and tricks for preparing your car for the summer holidays Summer has arrived! And that means it’s nearly time for the summer holidays. Whether you’re going on a road trip to the beach, to see family or to a festival, your car will be a hot spot (literally) this summer. Before you head off … Continued

New Speeding Fines and What it means for you

New Speeding Fines – Smile Servicing  4 things you need to know about the new speeding fines in England and Wales Last month the law for how speeding crimes are punished changed in England and Wales. Speeding penalties are now a lot stricter and you might even have to pay up to 150% of your … Continued

5 Ways to Avoid being a Drowsy Driver

5 things you can do to avoid driving when tired Stay safe on the roads with Smile Servicing Between managing a career, family and social life it can seem somewhat impossible to get a decent night’s sleep. It feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day especially if we add driving into the equation. … Continued

Your Annual MOT Test

MOTs explained and why every vehicle needs one Smile Servicing’s guide to your annual MOT test   You might not get your vehicle serviced regularly as it isn’t a legal requirement, although it is highly recommended in order to make sure your vehicle is working properly. New cars get MOT tested by law for the … Continued