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Post-Winter Car Care Advice

With the ‘Beast from the East’ raging on, it may feel like we’ll never get our warmer weather back. However, spring is just around the corner and soon you’ll stop having to de-ice the car each morning and snow will be a distant memory. Read more

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Warning Signs That You Might Need Car Maintenance


It’s that time of year when we’re used to freezing cold days and icy nights so the last thing on your mind, is going under the car bonnet to check that it is all in working order. However, if you neglect to check things like your tire treads or oil, you might find yourself stuck out in the cold on the side of a dark winding road waiting for rescue. Car maintenance is one of the most important aspects of being a car owner, and Monaco VW are here to help you spot the signs that your car might be in need of some TLC. Read more

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Our Top 5 Winter Driving Tips


Throughout late autumn and all of winter, driving conditions become worse and worse as the evenings darken and the weather turns nasty. Although the season doesn’t officially begin until the end of December, you can be forgiven for thinking that conditions outside are wintery. We would always advise that you apply winter driving tips to your driving as early as now, in mid-autumn. Read more

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Safe Driving Tips for Driving in the Rain

Driving becomes such a natural part of our lives, whether you’re just doing a commute to work each day or you’re a driving enthusiast who takes their car through beautiful and scenic routes every weekend. However, just because we’re used to driving doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be aware of how we act on the roads when the conditions turn less-than ideal. No matter how good a driver you are, driving in the rain can cause danger for both you and your car. Our safe driving tips for driving in the rain will help you get to where you’re going with your car intact and everyone safe. Read more

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The Most Common Causes For a Failed MOT


Just as a typical check-up at the doctor’s makes sure we are fit for everyday life, a car’s annual MOT test ensures it is safe and sound and ready for the roads. You may think that passing an MOT is merely a formality, but over 27 percent of cars, vans and passenger vehicles failed their routine check-up last year, so keeping on top of the maintenance that your vehicle requires is a guaranteed way of making sure you are not left with a failed MOT on your hands.. Read more

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As the longest established Volkswagen garage in the UK, at Monaco VW we have a wealth of experience and knowledge to draw from. Whether it’s about Volkswagen cars in particular or any other kind of automobile, we’re here to share our expertise and opinions on all things to do with the industry. We’re excited to do this on our newly-designed website. Read more