The knowledge bank From German Automotive

Knowledge Bank

Welcome to the German Automotive Knowledge Bank, all the resources you will ever need in one place.

A Knowledge Bank is a published collection of information that includes answers to frequently asked questions, how-to guides, and troubleshooting instructions. It’s designed to make it easy for people to find solutions to their problems without having to ask for help.

Feel free to look through our knowledge bank, but if you do have any questions please feel free to get in touch!

What is an MOT

Cars over three years old must by law pass a yearly MOT test to show they are roadworthy. Here you can find out more about the MOT, including the five most common simple reasons why cars fail it. There’s also a checklist to help you give your car the best chance of a...

A brief history of Volkswagen

Of the ten top-selling car models in history, three are Volkswagen; the Beetle, the Golf and the Passat. Not one for fancy branding strategies, the current VW tagline is simply “Das Auto”, which literally translates to “the car”. They are Germany’s biggest car company...

A brief history of Skoda

Founded in 1859, Skoda has had a very interesting history as both a state-owned and privately owned car manufacturer. By 2016, Skoda sales had reached 1.13 million cars and profit had risen by 6.5%. But, how did this Czech manufacturer come to be? We take a...

A brief history of SEAT

Although it is an impressive 67 years old, SEAT is one of the younger car manufacturers, and its sporty cars show that it has no plans to slow down. Popularity for SEAT has grown and grown and seeing a SEAT on the road in the UK is as common as seeing a Golf or a...
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