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How do brakes work?

You're driving along quite happily when, all of a sudden, a dog runs out into the road just in front of you. You have a split second to react to what's happened. When you stamp on the brakes, you confidently expect they'll bring you to a halt in time.

But, how can you be so sure?  Because brakes use the power of science and thankfully, for the most part, science doesn't let us down!

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Latest Offer... free oil service!

Our first offer of 2016 is for a free oil service...  Here's how to enter...

Sign into Facebook find "PL Automotive Services".

Everyone who likes the page and shares the post will be entered into a draw to win a free oil service.

You must enter by Monday 15th February @ 5pm, winners will be chosen at random and notified on Tuesday 16th February.

Good luck!

9 Ways to Prepare Your Car for Winter

Winterizing your vehicle is a wise idea, says the Car Care Council. An investment of an hour or two to have your vehicle checked is all it takes to have peace of mind and help avoid the cost and hassle of a breakdown during severe weather.

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VW emissions scandal

Volkswagen customers in the UK with cars affected by the emissions scandal will not receive compensation, as previously thought.

In December, CEO Matthias Mueller said at a press conference broadcast globally: “We’re working on an effective package for all our customers. There will be an attractive package, let’s call it compensation, for the reduction in value of cars.”

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How to Check out a Used Car Before Buying It

If you are thinking about purchasing a used car, you know how confusing it can be. There are so many things to consider that it can be a daunting experience. This is even more true if you are considering buying a car for the first time. There are many things to look for when purchasing a used car but one important factor is to give the car a physical check before making your final decision. Here, then, are a few general pointers on how to physically check out a used car before you buy it.

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