Diagnosis Clutch – Knowing when your clutch is ready for replacement

This blog post is designed to help you identify when your clutch is worn out and in need of replacement. Looking a bit worse for wear… The very basic way of explaining clutch operation from the drivers perspective is: You press your clutch pedal, select a gear, release the clutch pedal and accelerate smoothly. The […]

Essential Car Maintenance – Basic Pointers

Starting off our new blog series of maintenance tips, tricks and what to look out for to get a head-start on potential problems before they become worse, here is our piece on Car Maintenance Essentials. This introduction to maintenance basically gives an overview of the few simple steps you can take to help keep your […]

Automotive Vehicle Employer of the Year Award 2014

A1 Clutches were delighted to receive the Automotive Vehicle Employer of the Year Award 2014 at the Sandwell College Central Training Apprentice Awards Evening 2015 held at Friday, 30 January 2015 at Central Sixth – formerly known as The Public in West Bromwich Sandwell College Principal Graham Pennington said the awards marked a celebration of the […]

Paper ‘counterpart’ licence to be abolished

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is set to scrap the paper ‘counterpart’ half of the driving licence from June onwards, in an attempt to cut the amount of government red tape – and save around £8 million in the process. This green A4 part of the current licence is due to be abolished […]

Winter Motoring Checklist with A1 Clutches

Prepare for the worst and hope for the best What to need to do now to prepare for the winter ahead You’re more likely to break down in a bad winter There’s more risk of delays too but not necessarily in the way you’d expect. If vehicles ahead lose control – a jack-knifed lorry for example – […]