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Top 10 Tips for Selling Your Car

TOP 10 TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR CAR The easiest way to sell your old car is to trade it in for a newer model at a dealership or via an online car buying service. However, trading your car in, will often give you the lowest price. Selling your car privately will likely result in better […]

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

Modern cars are developing new safety features at an unprecedented pace. Your safety is of the paramount importance to us and ChipsAway are investing heavily to remain at the forefront of these developments. In this article, we take you through what ADAS is, and what that means to you as a ChipsAway customer. What is […]


Whether you’re a creature of comfort, or constantly losing your keys, the latest auto gadgets and accessories for 2019 are sure to satisfy a craving for something new, something unique, turning hours spent in your vehicle (or looking for it) into something far more useful, and, quite often, enjoyable. We’ve selected 5 of our favourite […]

How To Avoid Accidents In Car Parks

Ever had your car damaged in a car park? According to RAC Insurance research, a third of you have returned to your vehicle in a car park to find that it had been damaged at least once, with an average bill of £2,050! Shockingly, nearly of a quarter of you (23%) have endured five incidences! […]

How to increase The Trade In Or Re-sale Value Of your Car

If you’re looking to sell your car after a few years of purchase, there’s several things you can do to keep its resale value as high as possible, regardless of whether you decide to trade in to a dealer or sell it privately. 1. Fix dents, dings and scratches Paintwork scratches, dents, bumper scuffs and […]

How Often Should a Car Be Cleaned?

Cleaning your car is an important aspect of car maintenance that many try to avoid. However, a clean car is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also a great way to increase the longevity and resale value of your car. While some like to clean their car themselves, others would rather pay a car wash service or […]

The Best Time To Buy a Car

Cars are seasonal First of all, the best time to buy a car is when a particular model is out of season. It may seem like common sense, but a convertible will be more expensive during the Summer months and a 4×4 larger vehicle will be more costly in the Winter. Get a model behind […]

Major Crease, Dent & Rust Repair

A recent bodywork repair we completed on the passenger side of a Proton Gen 2. This was a major crease, dent, bulge and rust repair to the passenger side quarter panel and doors. We used the miracle dent pulling system to pull the panels back to their original shape and we then lightly skimmed the repair […]

All you need to know about April’s car tax rule changes

  From April 1st this year, new legislation will finally come into effect concerning Vehicle Excise Duty (also known as ‘road tax’ or ‘car tax’). These new rules are aimed at incentivising consumers to buy more eco-friendly cars with low emissions, whilst discouraging ownership of gas-guzzling vehicles with high emissions. With Co2 emissions reaching ever higher levels […]