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MoT Test Changes 2018

31-05-2018

From 20 May 2018 the MOT test has become stricter in a number of areas. The changes were brought in to adhere to a European Union directive called the EU Roadworthiness Package. Changes include renaming of the pass and fail categories to make them easier to understand. Further information can…

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Down to the Very Last Bolt...

29-05-2018

At Derek Slack Motors, you’re accustomed to seeing beautiful new cars that are well put together. This video let’s you watch as a Fabia Combi is dismantled into its individual parts. The car in question has been the subject of a long-term test –…

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Kodiaq, Superb and Octavia share a quartet of awards

24-05-2018

ŠKODA has once again proved itself to be the brand to beat by dominating the 2018 DieselCar and EcoCar Top 50. Škoda was named as class winner in no fewer than four key categories and topped more sectors than any other manufacturer in the influential annual chart. Now in its third…

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Farewell to the Yeti

23-05-2018

Derek Slack Motors has sold it’s last new Yeti. The much-loved and pioneering family SUV has been replaced with the (already award winning) Karoq. Since its controversial release in 2009, the Yeti has developed a cult following and became one of the UK's favourite family crossover…

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Honest as the Day is Gong

10-05-2018

Motoring review site Honest John has named the KODIAQ its 2018 Car of the Year – adding another trophy to our large SUV’s remarkable collection. As well as securing the highest honour, the KODIAQ also won SUV of the Year. Honest John website visitors also named the SUPERB as Large Family…

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Pat's Active Retirement

10-05-2018

Recently we bid farewell to Pat Walling who has retired after 25 years in the motor trade. Pat was a key member of our accounts team & a fountain of knowledge. Pat can now spend more time canoeing, walking, cycling, camping, abseiling & been an all round super gran. Good luck you will be…

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Christian's Skills are Recognised

08-05-2018

We’re proud to announce, Christian Lovel has achieved ŠKODA Sales Executive status after successfully demonstrating his competence in a number of key criteria at Skoda’s central training facility in Milton Keynes. The accreditation, which is run in partnership with…

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Paloma & Škoda are a Big Hit

08-05-2018

Make Your Own Kind of Music Paloma Faith’s soundtrack to the New Skoda Karoq TV advertisement has reached No.1 in the Amazon digital downloads chart. The song is proving a big hit with music lovers and the Karoq is gaining fans with motoring journalists achieving 5 out of 5 in it’s…

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Well Deserved Award for Jess

03-05-2018

Jess Hall has acheived Accredited Škoda Service Advisor status. It’s fully deserved recognition of her hard work and entusiasm and  something that she is genuinely proud of. Chris Harrison, service manager presented the award to Jess, along with some pink chamagne! This…

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Peter Goes the Extra Mile for Charity

03-05-2018

Derek Slack Motors' Parts Manager Peter Roxby recently completed the London Marathon. In doing so, he added to the total of over £2500 he has raised for different charities that include Hope for Holly, Butterwick Hospital and Guide dogs. We are massively proud of Peter's…

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Škoda’s Electric Future

01-05-2018

ŠKODA is perfectly poised for the emerging e-mobility era, with its first electric vehicle and first plug-in hybrid to hit the market next year. Come 2025, there will be 10 electrified ŠKODA models. We are witnessing the biggest changes in more than…

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