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Our Xmas Mechanic

We don’t have fairies in the motor trade we have mechanics, so it seemed fitting that a mechanic was who went on top of our tree!

Electric cars shock: Manufacturing green vehicles churns out more CO2 than making fuel models

  • Electric cars would have to be driven for 50,000 miles before being as ‘green’
  • Report suggests the green transport revolution could increase emissions 
  • The research threatens to undermine the PM’s plan to achieve net zero emissions by banning sales of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030

 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8991877/Electric-cars-shock-Manufacturing-green-vehicles-churns-CO2-making-fuel-models.html

Did you know? We can look after your Electric / Hybrid Vehicle

ELECTRIC HYBRID REPAIR DORKING

Why choose Bosch wipers? The answer is clear …

Streaking, stuttering and squeaking windscreen wipers are a sure sign that need they to be replaced. Over time, the rubber disintegrates and drastically reduces visibility. With winter on the way, be sure to have your wipers replaced with a pair of high-quality Bosch wiper blades.

WIPER BLADES DORKING

Don’t Forget your Service

Don’t forget your cars service! Regular servicing is necessary to ensure brake safety, engine quality and maintenance of the key components. We can also update your Digital Service Record!

Service Dorking

Do you get overwhelmed by all of the new modern features in your car? Don’t worry! Besides skilled mechanics, our workshops are equipped with modern, innovative diagnostic systems for quick and accurate trouble-shooting. Your car is in the best hands with us.

Tyres Wearing Low?

Were your tyres advised on your last MOT or Service?
Once tyres are 3mm and below their water clearly efficiency is seriously reduced.
Keep rolling safely by heading into the winter with new tyres!

Is your battery in Charge?

As cold mornings are looming it’s important that your vehicle is prepared. In the colder months your battery is put under more strain, so if it’s low on health it could let you down. Get your battery tested to make sure your vehicle is ready when you need it.

Lights & Levels Check

As evenings become darker it’s even more important that your lights are working as they should. Ensure peace of mine by booking in for a Lights & Levels Check this Autumn. 😊🚘

 

It’s MOT high season!

As extended MOTs come up due for test it’s important to get your MOT test done in plenty of time.
You can get your MOT done up to 30 days in advance and still preserve your expiry date. In the event your vehicle fails its MOT your have 10 working days (2 weeks) to have any repairs carried out.
Book now to get a booking convenient to you!

Is your car ready for the Rain?

Theres nothing more annoying than squeaking or smearing wiper blades. Pop in to get some new Bosch wiper blades so your car is ready for the rain!
WIPER BLADES DORKING

Collection & Delivery

We offer FREE Local Collection & Delivery of your vehicle!
*subject to availability
Collection & Delivery Dorking

WINTER’s on its way!

Whilst the sun is shining it’s hard to imagine that winter isn’t far away, it’s important to ensure your vehicle is prepared for the harsh weather.
What were you advised on your last Service or MOT?
– Tyres wearing low?
– Battery health low?
– Brake pads wearing low?
We can check your vehicle over to ensure peace of mind heading into those chilly months 😁

Keep your manufacturer’s warranty when serviced with us!

Get your new car serviced with us, without losing your manufacturer’s warranty!
Provided your vehicle is serviced and maintained in accordance to the manufacturer’s
instructions, during the manufacturer’s warranty period you have the right to have work carried out by an independent garage without affecting your warranty. Garages in the Bosch Car Service network will ensure your vehicle is serviced in accordance with their instructions.
CAR SERVICE DORKING

SERVICE & MAINTAIN YOUR MANUFACTURERS WARRANTY

Pleased to announce that starting this Saturday (19th) we are back OPEN on Saturdays 8am to 1pm.

GARAGE OPEN SATURDAY

Book Now!

As the extended MOT’s come up due for test, BEAT the RUSH and book your MOT now!

MOT Dorking

Digital Service Book? No problem!

We have access to veiw and update your Digital Service Book / Record direct with the manufacturer! So not only do you maintain your manufacturers warranty on your new vehicle but you maintain your centrally record service record.

Book your MOT in plenty of time!

FOUR MILLION motorists could be driving illegally this autumn as those who used the Government’s six-month MOT extension scramble to book tests Double the normal MOT demand is expected this autumn, this is a combination of scheduled MOTs and those motorists who opted for the government’s six-month coronavirus test extension. Two in five car owners don’t book a test until 3 days prior to certificates expiring, bookings are busy so make sure you don’t miss out! 😄 * Driving a vehicle with an expired MOT certificate can result in fines of £1,000 Read the full article here – https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/cars/article-8670267/Over-4-million-motorists-not-able-cars-MOT-tested-autumn.html

 

Breakthrough for road safety

  • In the EU alone, the electronic stability program has saved some 15,000 lives.
  • Worldwide, 82 percent of all new passenger cars feature the anti-skid system.
  • Harald Kroeger: “The development of ESP® was a milestone on the path to our ‘vision zero’ of no more road deaths.”

‘ A wet road and a sudden evasive manoeuvre: there was a time when such a situation would frequently have ended in a ditch or against a crash barrier, and not rarely with fatalities or severe injuries. Almost 25 years ago to the day, a remedy was finally provided in the shape of a pioneering invention – the ESP® electronic stability program that Bosch and Daimler-Benz first launched in S-class vehicles in 1995. Since then, ESP® has been keeping vehicles safely on track, also in critical situations.

Bosch accident researchers estimate that in the EU alone, the anti-skid system has saved some 15,000 lives over the past 25 years, as well as preventing just under half a million accidents involving personal injury. Together with the seatbelt and airbag, ESP® is one of the most important life-savers in a vehicle. “The development of the electronic stability program was a milestone on the path to our ‘vision zero’ of no more road deaths,” says the Bosch board of management member Harald Kroeger. “ESP® is an outstanding example of what we mean by ‘Invented for life.” The innovation may be from 1995, but there is nothing dated about it:

Bosch has continuously improved its anti-skid system, and produced more than 250 million ESP® systems to date. Modern cars are inconceivable without this electronic guardian angel. Worldwide, 82 percent of all new vehicles are equipped with ESP®. In 2016, this figure was 64 percent.’ – Bosch 2020

70 Plate Time!

Don’t forget to look out for those ‘70 Plates’!
It’s new registration time again, how many can you spot?

2021

"Dorking Service Centre is great. It’s not the cheapest but you really do get what you pay for. They are reliable, efficient and have great customer service. Sorted an issue with a recently purchased car at the beginning of the first lockdown, safely and quickly....

Mr G 2021

"I would like to thank you for many years (14+) of outstanding service and advice."

Mr Y – 2021

'As they go, probably the best MOT experience. Friendly and personal from the moment I called. Genuinely nice people and a spotless garage.'

Mr & Mrs T – 2020

'Thank you for all your help'

Mr & Mrs B – 2020

'With our grateful thanks for all that you have done for us this year'

Mr & Mrs H – 2020

'Thanks to everyone at Dorking Service Centre for keeping our cars on the road'

Guy – 2020

'Just a note of thanks for the VW Polo you provided. It has been nothing but a pleasure to drive and every bit as reliable as you anticipated, with zero issues Sid. I hope you and and your team have had a good break and look forward to seeing you later in the year for...

Mr & Mrs T – 2020

'The only garage in Dorking to give 110% customer satisfaction'

Mrs SB – 2020

I would like to thank you for the many years of help you have provided.

Sandra – 2020

'I appreciate your excellent customer service'