Blog

Here you will find all kinds of articles from all four divisions of our business. The BP Rolls blog provides information on a variety of different topics, including behind the scenes at BP Rolls, new technology, industry commentary, staff training and development, interviews with employees, how to guides and much more!

BP Rolls’ 360 support significantly reduces VOR for Fleet Managers

Date: 29th April 2019
Author: Louise Ellison

When Tesco’s Head of Fleet Management received instruction that 1,000 delivery vehicles needed a complete set of new graphics this wasn’t necessarily a request out of the ordinary. Except for one vital detail, there was no space to work more planned VOR time in to the schedule and the pressure was on to keep the business on track.

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Top 5 reasons your car will fail its MOT

Date: 1st April 2019
Author: Louise Ellison

Getting an MOT done doesn’t have to be nerve-wracking. There are some really easy checks you can do right now to decrease your chances of hearing the dreaded word “FAIL”. Read the list below to find out if there’s anything you need to fix, or your garage needs to know, before the test begins. Here are the top 5 reasons your car could fail its MOT, and some handy advice on what to do if you find an issue.

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Volkswagen Group Approved Paint and Body Repair Andover

Date: 27th March 2019
Author: Louise Ellison

With a reputation for excellence, Volkswagen Group only approves facilities that meet their high standards, so you can be sure that your car is in safe hands at BP Rolls.

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Meet the Team - Rich Tidy MOT Test Technician

Date: 26th March 2019
Author: Louise Ellison

Get to know the team at BP Rolls Automotive through this series of staff profiles! First up we have Workshop Controller and MOT Tester, Rich Tidy.

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Directions for BP Rolls Andover

Date: 19th March 2019
Author: Louise Ellison

Find your way to BP Rolls Group with this new sitemap for our headquarters in Andover, Hampshire

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Understanding MOT defects and advisories

Date: 25th February 2019
Author: Louise Ellison

It can be stressful and frustrating if your car fails the MOT or there are a number of defects and advisories, particularly if your car seemed to be in good order prior to the test.

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Snow arrives in Andover!

Date: 1st February 2019
Author: Louise Ellison

Snow has arrived in Andover! This time of year can be challenging for your car, so regular maintenance is essential. We all rely so heavily on our cars, it’s important to take care of them during the winter months.

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Changes to the reporting of MOT Test 2018

Date: 15th January 2019
Author: Louise Ellison

In 2018 the way that defects are noted during an MOT test changed. Here at BP Rolls we are committed to keeping you informed so here are the key points that you need to know.

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How many independent garages in Andover are equipped to calibrate ADAS?   

Date: 20th December 2018
Author: Louise Ellison

In the name of market research, our Marketing Manager, Louise Ellison, recently made a few calls to other independent garages, service centres and tyre specialists in the Andover area to inquire on the availability of an ADAS calibration, in a bid to see how many were equipped with the knowledge and technology to do the job.

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