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20th May 2015

We are excited to announce that car servicing is now available at our Witney branch. With prices from just £89, there are three levels available to choose from - Bronze, Silver or Gold: each offering your car a different level of care. A lot of people think that a service is the same as an MOT, but this is definitely not the case. A regular service is needed to take care of your car and the wear...

15th April 2015

Continual investment in research has allowed tyre industry leaders Michelin, to develop a range of consistently high-quality products that ensure maximum safety, offer improved performance and give increased reliability for their customers. Drivers who choose to fit MICHELIN tyres to their vehicles, benefit from their key construction characteristics;   Shorter stopping distances In dry condit...

28th March 2015

If you're making the most of the arrival of spring, and planning a road trip for the first long weekend of 2015, we want you to enjoy the journey as well as the break. Take a look at the following simple car checks and let us help you to enjoy the drive and avoid a breakdown this Easter Bank Holiday.   Before you set off Service History: Is your car service history up to date? Many people don't...

17th March 2015

The importance of the MOT test Firstly, why should you MOT your vehicle? The MOT (Ministry Of Transport) test is required by law, and is an examination for all vehicles over three years old. A valid MOT certificate is required to ensure your vehicle is legally roadworthy, and you also need a valid MOT certificate to tax your vehicle. Here are some important facts you should know about the MOT tes...

17th February 2015

March is one of the most popular months for MOT tests, and here we are again, just a few weeks away and as usual, worried that the car will potentially fail? Around 40% of cars fail their MOT test first time round – so you’re right to be a little apprehensive! But did you know that the majority of these failures are down to very minor issues? Knowing what to check before you car heads down to th...

22nd January 2015

Have you visited Merityre Petersfield? Situated on Dragon Street, Merityre's newest branch is fast becoming the go-to auto car centre in Petersfield. Merityre Specialists Petersfield stocks a wide range of car tyres to suit your budget and driving style; whether it's premium brands for high mileage drivers, or budget tyres for urban, city drivers, simply enter your vehicle registration, or input...

11th December 2014

With the number of breakdowns nearly doubling over the winter months it is important to know how to cope with plummeting temperatures, snow and ice. Although you can’t predict the weather, you can prepare for it by following our ‘Driving home for Christmas’ guide, with tips on vehicle checks and how to avoid being stranded on the hard shoulder this Christmas Eve. Check your vehicle Remember you...

3rd December 2014

This winter we’ve teamed up with the experts at Michelin to bring you a guide to winter tyres. What are winter tyres? Winter tyres are designed for use when the temperature falls below 7ºC. Also known as cold weather tyres, they are designed to improve safety and increase performance in all cold weather conditions including damp and wet roads, as well as snow and ice. Winter tyres feature rubb...

23rd October 2014

Fitting the right tyres to your vehicle is essential in order to maintain its safety, fuel-efficiency and handling. At Merityre, we offer a wide range of high performance and premium tyres along with quality budget tyres, with something suitable for every budget, and driving style. Despite the UK having strict rules (Motor Vehicle Tyre Safety Regulations Act 1994) on the conditions of sale of par...

10th October 2014

Steve, Trevor and the team at Merityre Specialists Wallington have something to shout about after coming third in the NTDA Tyre Centre of the Year award. Over 45 tyre retailers' branches were nominated, and after a mystery telephone enquiry, followed by a mystery shop where staff had to spot an over-inflated tyre, the NTDA picked the top 4 performers. The judges were looking for overall image, cu...