The ACCUK Motoring Blog

Here at ACC UK Ltd, we like to bring you handy hints and tips on how to maintain your Volvo or Toyota and how to save money on your annual car running costs. We also like to keep you informed of changes to laws relating to driving and car ownership.

How Often Should You Change Your Engine Oil?

  • Friday, November 16, 2018
The blog this week is about how often you should change the oil in your Volvo or Toyota. Traditionally you should change your oil at around 3,000 miles or every 6 months. However due to improvements with engines and indeed oils over the years the school of thought is that these ideas could be ou Read more...

How to Safely De Ice Your Windscreen

  • Friday, November 09, 2018
The blog this week is about tips to safely de ice your Volvo or Toyota windscreen now that the colder nights are upon us. It is worth noting that if you know that the temperature is likely to drop over night that you give yourself an extra ten minutes in the morning to prepare your Volvo or Toyo Read more...

ACC UK Ltd Announced As Finalists - The Used Car Dealer Awards 2018

  • Friday, November 02, 2018
ACC UK Ltd are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted a finalist at the upcoming Used Car Dealer Awards in the Garage of the Year category. We found ourselves finalists in this category last year but unfortunately did not lift the winners’ trophy – maybe we can go one better this year?  Read more...

Driving Your Car in Floods

  • Friday, October 26, 2018
The blog this week is about driving in floods. With the incredibly hot and dry summer that we have encountered you will find that there is a lot more surface water when it rains. This is because the grounds are so dry the rain is sitting on the surface and taking a lot longer to sink in. As the  Read more...

Bad Driving Habits to Avoid

  • Friday, October 19, 2018
The blog this week is about some of the bad driving habits that you may have adopted that are detrimental to the health of your Volvo or Toyota. These tips are here to prolong the health of your Volvo or Toyota and to save you money on what can only be described as avoidable repairs. Read below  Read more...

ACC UK Ltd Announced As Finalists At The Inspire Business Awards

  • Friday, October 12, 2018
ACC UK Ltd are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted a finalist at the upcoming Inspire Business Awards (https://www.inspirebusinessawards.co.uk/2018-finalists-announced/) in the Service Excellence Award category. We won this award in 2016 and are over the moon to find ou Read more...

Regular Car Servicing WILL Save You Money

  • Friday, October 05, 2018
The blog this week is about performing regular car servicing (/volvo-servicing) on your Volvo or Toyota. We know.....it may not sound like the most interesting of activities for some, however regular car servicing can ensure that the health of your car is maintained, help to keep you on the road Read more...

Getting Your Volvo or Toyota Autumn Ready

  • Friday, September 28, 2018
The blog this week is about making sure that your Volvo or Toyota is Autumn ready. After the long hot summer we have had and the hours and hours of daylight, the nights are starting to draw in, it’s getting wetter and its getting darker and cold. So by performing regular maintenance check-u Read more...

Basic Car Maintenance Explained – Engine Oil

  • Friday, September 21, 2018
This week we will briefly talk about your Volvo or Toyota Engine Oil. Read below to find out more. Every car engine needs oil in order to stop the metal moving parts from grinding together causing unnecessary wear, damage and corrosion of the engine from the inside. The purpose of t Read more...

Basic Car Maintenance Explained – Wiper Blades

  • Friday, September 14, 2018
The blog this week is about performing regular check-ups (/car-servicing) on your Volvo or Toyota. We know.....it may not sound like the most interesting of activities for some, however regular checks can ensure that the health of your car is maintained, help to keep you on the road for longer a Read more...
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