In a significant move towards achieving its net-zero commitments, the UK government has announced a £200 million investment to promote innovation and reduce carbon emissions in the freight sector. The funding is set to roll out up to 370 zero-emission heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) across the country, create new jobs, and build crucial infrastructure.
When it comes to maintaining and repairing your truck, one of the most crucial decisions you'll face is whether to invest in new or used truck parts. While new parts may seem like the obvious choice for some, there are significant advantages to buying used truck parts that are often overlooked. Cost Savings: One
When it comes to the safety of your vehicle and those on the road, understanding the condition of your tyres is of paramount importance. This awareness becomes even more crucial when dealing with part-worn tyres. Part-worn tyres, a common sight on our streets, can pose potential risks if not properly understood, inspected, and regulated.
When it comes to the ongoing maintenance of your truck engines, choosing the right oil can make all the difference in its performance and lifespan. It is important to pick an oil with accurate specifications, low-saps technology, appropriate sump capacities and drain intervals that are compatible with your individual engine. In addition to selecting
The timing belt in your vehicle runs the engine camshaft. It’s responsible for making sure the valves open and close at the proper timing to coincide with the movement of the pistons. Timing belt replacement is typically one of the higher-priced maintenance items, and for this reason, many car owners forego having it replaced when
With Christmas just around the corner, we are pleased to announce this year’s hamper draw. We will be giving away two hampers; one to any customer who comes into our car and van garage from 1st November to the 12th December, and one to a customer at James Hart (Chorley) Limited from the 1st November
After the government announced the extension of MOTs, a lot of customers believed that the change is being applied to ALL vehicles over the next 6 months. This is NOT the case and never has been. Check your vehicle today and if the MOT expiry date is a few weeks away, you will notice that
How long can you leave a car without starting? Ensure that all electrics are turned off before turning your vehicle off How long you leave a car without starting can depend on the condition of your car's 12-volt battery. Most modern cars with a fairly healthy battery should last at least 2 weeks, without needing
Given the evolving situation with regards to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are taking the spread of Coronavirus very seriously. We are carefully monitoring the situation and our overriding priority is the health and well-being of our staff and customers, and in any decisions we are making, these are our key considerations. Where possible, we remain
I know MOT’s can be a hassle but they don’t have to be. With just your car registration and a mobile number, we offer a FREE MOT reminder service for all our customers, so you do not have to worry about the dreaded date. MOT’s are often failed due to the simplest of things. Below