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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 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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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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The Plague of the Pothole

Posted by Fiona on 16 March 2014 | 0 Comments

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If you have ever spent any time on the roads of Northamptonshire then you do not need telling that potholes have become a real problem. Having experienced a particularly wet winter in the county has not helped and the repairs needed do not seem to be done quickly enough.

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The DPF Debate Uncovered

Posted by Nigel on 12 March 2014 | 0 Comments

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The car industry is full of acronyms and the latest one to hit the headlines is the DPF. For anyone who is not entirely clued up with their car jargon, DPF simply stands for diesel particulate filter, which is fitted to diesel cars produced from 2009.

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Don’t forget your winter car check...

Posted by Fiona on 20 February 2014 | 0 Comments

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With the bad weather dominating the news at the moment, it is worth giving your car the once over, just to check it is road worthy and safe in the wind and rain. Although Northamptonshire has not been hit by flooding this time round, there is always the threat of snow in the winter, so it is always advised you pay special attention to your vehicle and make sure it is ready to face the tough weather.

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VW Specialist Northampton

Posted by Nigel on 29 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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Automotive Engineering are Northampton's leading independent VW Specialists. With over 20 years experience, we have the eye to find a problem and fix that issue first time.

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Budapest to Bamako Great African Rally

Posted by Nigel on 13 January 2012 | 0 Comments

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Automotive Engineering Northampton are pleased to be a major sponsor of Team -Tc - Rally, who are competing in the 2012 Budapest to Bamako great African Rally.

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