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Andy Brooke

Managing Director at Maverick Diagnostics.
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From Generalist to Specialist: Making the Leap in the Complex World of Vehicle Repairs

To specialise or not to specialise, that is the question: Is it better to carry on trying to fix multiple brands' vehicles, or is...
Andy Brooke

24th Jul, 2023 - 10 min read

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Diagnostics Terms Explained

DOIP, Cloud Diagnostics, Remote Updating, Connected Car, Cyber Security & Big Data: What does it all mean? Where is it going? How will it...
Andy Brooke

28th Jun, 2023 - 6 min read

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10 Steps to Future-proof Your Workshop

Running a workshop can indeed be a challenging yet fulfilling endeavour. Workshop owners must navigate through a multitude of challenges that have the potential...
Andy Brooke

1st Jun, 2023 - 6 min read

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How Independent Garages Can Navigate the Challenges of New Technology

Andy Brooke, Managing Director of Maverick Diagnostics, compares a VW Golf Mk 6 and a VW Golf Mk 8 to demonstrate the huge technological...
Andy Brooke

24th Apr, 2023 - 5 min read

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What Are the Benefits of Dealer Tool Support from Maverick Help Desk?

We explain the support and benefits we provide with Maverick Help Desk, our subscription based remote IT solution for workshops....
Andy Brooke

24th Jan, 2023 - 4 min read

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Should You Buy an EV or a Hybrid? Read This First

This topic is fast becoming the most confusing factor for a car buyer. Second-hand and new EVs and hybrids are entering the market every...
Andy Brooke

16th Jan, 2023 - 16 min read

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Dyslexia and the Motor Trade, a Curse or a Blessing?

As most of us ask ourselves at some point: “Why did I ever become a workshop technician?” The answer normally starts when you’re a...
Andy Brooke

3rd Nov, 2022 - 3 min read

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Learning to Live with and Eventually Love EVs – By a Massive Petrol Head

I clearly remember the days I started to hate E​Vs (Electric Vehicles). I had gone with a friend to pick up her daughter from...
Andy Brooke

15th Feb, 2022 - 8 min read

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How to Earn a Living from Vehicle Diagnostics – Now and in the Future

Over the last 25 years, I have worked as a diagnostic technician, running my own workshops. I have sold and supported aftermarket and OEM...
Andy Brooke

20th Dec, 2021 - 9 min read