Category Archives: General

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 […]

Major Panel Damage

A recent bodywork repair we completed on a tail gate of a HRV. This was a major dent, crease and bulge repair which required the miracle dent pulling system to pull the panel back to it’s original shape.  We then lightly skimmed the area with filler to provide a smooth finish and painted and lacquered. […]

What are the UK’s top 10 most popular car colours?

There are currently over 30 million cars on the roads in the UK in 2016. And almost a quarter of them are the same colour: silver. Research by the RAC has found that 22.5% of all cars in the UK have silver paintwork. But the study also found that silver’s popularity is dwindling, with the number of […]

Car body repairs – what can ChipsAway Mark Hunter repair?

  We complete a range of car body repairs, such as major panel damage, paintwork scratches, dent repair and removal, bumper scuffs and cracks and alloy refurbishment. We also replace parts and panels. We complete most repairs within a day and offer a free collection and delivery service meaning it’s convenient and hassle-free for you! […]

Spring clean your car – household items you can use

Traditionally, as Spring appears, it’s time to throw open the windows to your home, welcome in the fresh air, and give everything a good clean. But what about your car? By keeping it thoroughly clean, it’s not only a pleasure to drive, but you’ll encourage others to treat it with the respect it deserves. And […]

Spruce up your car for Spring

After a cold winter, salt-gritted motorways and pothole ridden A roads have taken their toll on many of the nation’s vehicles, leaving numerous unfortunate commuters suffering from car paintwork damage. Experts recommend that as spring has arrived, now is the time to spruce up any paintwork damage that may have occurred as a result of […]

Show your car some love this Valentine’s Day!

With February 14th just around the corner, why not book a date whilst it’s on your mind? Yes – it’s time to make a call to ChipsAway Mark Hunter! We tend to be hugely popular – and not just in February. That’s because we’re experts when it comes to taking care of the car you love. […]

What is the ChipsAway Repair Process?

It’s incredibly frustrating when your car is damaged, whatever the circumstances may be and we know your first thought is to get the damage repaired in the most professional and cost effective way. We’ve created a car repair infographic to show you what a ChipsAway repair entails, allowing us to repair your vehicle in one day*! […]

The best way to de-ice your car

This time of year it’s difficult enough to get yourself out of the house as it is, with the cold, icy and dark mornings, but what makes it even worse is the prospect of having to spend time removing ice from your car before you can go to work or drop the kids off at […]