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Get Free Pick up and drop off from home

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Despite Auckland’s sudden plunge back into alert level 3, we’re keen to make sure we keep moving forward. As the My Auto Shop mechanics are all still operating with contactless measures in place, we’ve got the perfect solution to get your car in their workshop, without having to leave your front door. Whilst you’re working […]

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Kia ora hamilton!

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At the start of January, a new service dubbed the ‘​UberEats for car repairs​’ launched quietly in Auckland. Just as they were gaining momentum, things quickly hit a wall as COVID-19 arrived on our shores. Since lockdown, they’ve grown quickly to a network of over 100 workshops around NZ, and they’ve just arrived in Hamilton. […]

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Preparing Your Car for a Road Trip: Your DIY Car Service Guide

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Do you plan on taking a big road trip in the near future? If so, you should know what car service you can do DIY. Here’s your guide

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Should I drive differently in winter? 6 tips to get ready for winter driving

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Winter is here, unfortunately bringing with it darker days, slippery roads and icy windscreens. Kiwi roads are often challenging at the best of times, but these factors just make it even tougher. It doesn’t matter if you’re driving a new Audi or an old Honda, anyone can be caught out. Here are 6 tips to […]

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5 ideas to try while you’re stuck in traffic

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Forget the road rage, we’ve got a few better options to help pass the time while stuck in traffic After a month in lock down I almost forgot what it was like to be stuck in the infamous Auckland traffic. We replaced automotive traffic with foot traffic. Our biggest concerns became avoiding all other bubbles, […]

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The ‘new’ My Auto Shop

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NZ’s best mechanics at your fingertips: A new, nationwide My Auto Shop, driven by customer feedback.  After pressing pause on the business for the last 6 weeks, the team has been heads down building the new version of My Auto Shop. We’re excited to come out of lockdown with a refreshed model of business that […]

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Car Subscriptions have become a hot topic. Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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Until recently I hadn’t considered the true cost of owning, maintaining, insuring and fuelling my car, and whether or not it represented good value for the amount of use I got from it. Then I heard about monthly vehicle subscriptions. So, what are they and will they save me any money? And in a COVID […]

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What you need to know to keep your vehicle compliant during Alert Level 3.

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After an extended period at level 4 lockdown, NZ vehicles will be starting to get some more attention next week as over 400,000 kiwis head back to work. Many of these cars might need some love or documentation updated. Fortunately, the government has moved to ensure there isn’t chaos for mechanics and testing stations on […]

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Meet Our Founder: Andy Bowie

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Andy is a bundle of energy, often seen bouncing from task to task and struggling to sit still. He is the guy building the business, brand and relationships whilst trying not to get distracted by the surf, snow or wind report! Tell us a little about yourself. Hi, I’m Andy. I was raised in Auckland, […]

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The scary reason we’re never driving through the Waikato again

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Not long ago, I was sitting on a small regional plane beside a person who was scared of flying. I found myself spouting the classic, pretty painful cliche line that any semi-analytical dad might be caught saying before taking off: “What’s there to worry about? Statistically, you’re more likely to be in a car crash […]

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