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Trustworthy garage in Northampton – five tips to find one

Posted by Fiona on 3 April 2016 | 0 Comments

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Trustworthy garage in Northampton – five tips to find one

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How not to tire your tyre

Posted by Fiona on 1 March 2016 | 0 Comments

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Everyone knows tyres need to be replaced, but no one likes to be told they need four new ones. They are not exactly the most glamourous of things to spend money on, but sadly they are extremely important to the running of a safe car.

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What to do for your car when winter hits

Posted by Fiona on 2 February 2016 | 0 Comments

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We’re in the middle of winter now, but frankly, it feels like winter has only just begun as it’s been so mild. Certainly the rain in Northampton over the past week has been epic, so we thought we’d better warn all your Northamptonshire drivers out there that the time has come to take some precautions.

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What is the best oil for my car to use: the lowdown on oil

Posted by Fiona on 26 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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If you have been wondering what is the best oil for my car, then read on. If you don’t know much about cars, then chances are you have no idea how important oil is. It’s the main lubricant for all the moving parts of your car’s engine so it’s a pretty crucial fluid to keeping you on the road, so don’t ignore the light on the dash when it comes on.

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The great VW scandal

Posted by Fiona on 17 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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Volkswagen’s emissions scandal has dominated the news in recent months.

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The Perils of Part Worn Tyres

Posted by Fiona on 10 September 2014 | 0 Comments

With the price of brand new tyres hitting the roof, it’s no surprise that more and more people are turning to the cheaper alternative of part worn tyres.

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The MOT v the Service

Posted by Fiona on 10 September 2014 | 0 Comments

As well as being an established and trusted garage in Northampton, Automotive Engineering works on all different cars owned by a vast range of people. However, we have found over the years that a common mistake a lot of motorists make is thinking the MOT automatically means your car is safe to drive.  

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Warranty Woes

Posted by Fiona on 24 July 2014 | 0 Comments

Whether you are buying a brand new car or a second hand vehicle, it is really important that you know where you stand with your warranty. Most new cars will come with a three year manufacturer warranty, but always check the small print or ask before you sign on the dotted line.

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How To Find A Good Garage

Posted by Fiona on 19 June 2014 | 0 Comments

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There are literally hundreds of garages across Northamptonshire and if you know nothing about cars, it can be very daunting when it comes to getting your vehicle looked at. You hear stories all the time that a garage has hiked up the price or carried out work that never needed to be done in the first place. It is because of this, that you need to know that the garage you choose is reputable, honest and transparent.

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The Sun Comes Out and the Air Con Goes On

Posted by Fiona on 14 May 2014 | 0 Comments

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Here at Automotive Engineering we have noticed a few trends with our customers. When the rain starts and the bleak weather kicks in you want your tyres and brakes checking and when the sun starts to make an appearance, it is about this time of year that we start to get inundated with people wanting their air conditioning looked at.

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