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Preventative Maintenance 101

Most lessons of vehicle care are learnt by failures, whether major or minor. It’s not part of a driver’s licence process or a new driver training how to look after a vehicle. So, this event is not just simply to...

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Bugger! Avoid a Holiday Breakdown

Tips for avoiding a Christmas breakdown Every year the Christmas holidays creep up on us and, I can tell you from 25 years’ experience, people often have to change holiday plans due to car issues!  We regularly have a customer’s...

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KAAR-Munity – Education Trial

KAAR - Education adding value to our clients! You may not know, KAAR is committed to our wider West Auckland community. We have presented at our local schools and other education facilities both from a business and an automotive trade...

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Simplify Technology with Limits

Technology has a tendency to overrun our attention and our lives. It’s designed to do that: tech companies are motivated to keep our attention in their apps, their websites, their devices. They’ve found incentives for us to keep using the...

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Negotiating for your next car purchase

Having a professional look over the car makes you aware of any imminent repairs.  When purchasing a new used car, you always want to get the best possible price. Whether it’s your first car or your tenth, being able to...

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Sunscreen Does Damage Your Car

While it's something you almost certainly never thought of before (we sure didn't), chemicals found in products like sunscreen lotion and hand sanitiser can react with the materials used in your car's interior and exterior, causing them to wear prematurely......

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Tips for Driving in Bad Weather

Driving in bad weather. If it is raining, icy, snowing or foggy, conditions on the road will be more dangerous. You need to drive with extra care.... Check your car Effective brakes, tyres, windscreen wipers, lights and steering are even...

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Road Safety Tips To Teach Your Child

Road safety is incredibly important for our kids to learn, so here are the top tips to teach them… Look, Look, Listen It is important to model good behaviour around your kids. So before you cross any road, pause to...

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