ChipsAway is the UK's leading minor car body repair specialist
Established over 20 years and as the originators of minor automotive paint repair technology, ChipsAway have built a fantastic reputation for providing high quality repairs to minor car paintwork scratches, bumper scuffs, alloy wheels, smart repairs and dents to car body work - eliminating the inconvenience and potential expense of using a body shop.
With the largest network of repair specialists in the UK, our customers benefit from a fantastic local service backed up by a nationally recognised brand with extensive industry experience.
- High Quality
Professional repairs carried out using ChipsAway's system preserves the integrity of the car's original paintwork and therefore its value. It is no surprise that ChipsAway specialists regularly carry out work in the motor trade for premier brands such as Mercedes, Audi, Ferrari, BMW and Porsche.
ChipsAway specialists are capable of repairing everyday wear and tear to your car paintwork, operating from fully-equipped mobile workshops and fixed-base CarCare Centres - we can save you both time and money!
Latest Blog Posts
Why Proper Tyre Pressure Is More Important Than You Think
One of the most underestimated aspects of vehicle maintenance is proper tyre pressure – mainly because it seems unnecessary as your car tyres look just fine.
It’s notoriously difficult, however, to establish tyre pressure (PSI) just by visually inspecting them.
25 February 2015
Worst colours for car depreciation
When you choose a new car, we’re guessing colour has a lot to do with what you decide to buy, but have you ever considered how your choice will affect the future resale value of your car?
We’ve done some research into whether there are any car colours that depreciate quicker than others and the quick answer is – yes there are!
Actually, the top three highest depreciating colours are green, maroon and turquoise and they account for just over 1% collectively in worldwide popularity. The colours, which are now commonly associated with the 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s (think classic Corsa in turquoise colour) are now considered ‘gaudy and bad taste’.
20 February 2015
Go Green Week: Will Self Driving Cars Be Fuel Efficient?
It’s Go Green Week 2015, and neatly following on from last year’s blog post on the environmental benefits of electric cars, this time we’re going to take a quick look at the potential environmental impact of self-driving cars.
This post comes in the wake recent changes to UK law, with some publications going as far as labelling the United Kingdom as the best place on earth to develop self-driving cars as a result.
13 February 2015
What do my car dashboard warning lights mean?
Have you ever wondered what all those little symbols on your car's dashboard mean? The ones that turn on when you start it up and hopefully then go out again! It's certainly a good idea to find out if you don't, to make sure you don't do any irreparable damage!
Luckily, here at ChipsAway we've put together a handy breakdown of some of the main car dashboard warning lights and symbols you could do with knowing about:
Engine warning light:
If this is illuminated it means there is an issue with your engine which probably needs checking by a qualified mechanic. It may be down to a minor electrical issue, but it could also be something which if not checked straight away, could lead to further and more substantial damage.
06 February 2015
The wonderful world of Speed Cameras
We see them on a daily basis and they fill even the bravest of us with fear; the mighty speed camera. We’ve all heard myths about how best to trick them and to get away with any speeding fines and points, but the truth is – they’re getting cleverer and more efficient!
There are over 20 different cameras in operation in the UK at the moment, and most of us have fallen foul of them at some time or another.
30 January 2015