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Motor Codes

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 at 3.38PM

The Motor Industry Code of Practice for Service and Repair is an assurance of quality. As an authorised subscriber Trident Honda has committed to an open, fair and responsible way of doing business.

Don't risk a rip-off, look for the logo!

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What is the Code?

The Code is voluntary - any garage can sign up to it, providing they meet its requirements.

As an authorised subscriber Trident Honda complies with the requirements of the Code on a daily basis, which includes providing you with the information you need to make informed decisions about work that needs to be carried out to your vehicle, what it will cost, and how long it will take.

By subscribing to the Code and displaying the logo, Trident declares its promise to operate as a responsible, accountable business.

It is a mark of assurance for you – if you see the logo, you know the garage in question has committed to certain standards. Every garage signed up to the Code has signed up to a better way of working.

Our Aim

By subscribing to the Motor Industry Code of Practice, Trident has committed to:

  • Honest and fair services
  • Open and transparent pricing
  • Completing work as agreed
  • Invoices that match quoted prices
  • Competent and conscientious staff
  • A straightforward complaints procedure

Look for the logo

Wherever you see the logo, you know you're in safe hands.

It is a mark of assurance for you and highlights the fact that Trident has committed to certain industry standards and a better way of working.

It is also an easy way for you to identify that Trident is committed to operating as a responsible business, and will provide you with open, fair and honest services.

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Honda Hands Video

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 at 12.00AM

Honda Hands film celebrates the curiosity of Honda engineers, which has led to some of the most successful Honda innovations over the past 65 years.

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Great Recovery at Thruxton BTCC

Monday, 30 April 2012 at 12.00AM

The Honda Yuasa Racing team overcame setbacks and appalling conditions to win two races at the third round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Thruxton.

The NGTC Honda Civics of Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal set the pace throughout free practice, but things went wrong in qualifying. Reigning champion Neal, who had topped the damp-but-drying session early on, crashed out, while Shedden’s pole lap was taken away due to overboosting problems with the turbo.

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Honda ASIMO on The Gadget Show

Monday, 30 April 2012 at 12.00AM

An impressive video of Honda's ASIMO, running, walking backwards, hopping on one foot and even kicking a football.

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New Civic Tops for All Round Safety

Friday, 14 October 2011 at 12.00AM

The most important area of focus throughout the development of the new 2012 Civic was safety - not just the occupants of the car but other road users too - such as pedestrians and cyclists.

Mitsuru Kariya, Civic Development Leader, explains:

Honda has a high tech crash test facility in Tochigi, Japan. There we were able to crash the new Civic into vehicles of different weights and sizes, and at different angles and speeds. We wanted to make sure that we are offering the best 'real world' safety for our customers.

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Hydrogen Refuelling Station Opens at Honda in Swindon

Tuesday, 20 September 2011 at 12.00AM

The UK's first open access hydrogen vehicle refuelling station has been officially opened at Honda's manufacturing facility in Swindon. Built and operated by industrial gases company BOC, a member of The Linde Group, the venture is the result of a partnership between Honda, BOC and economic development company Forward Swindon.

Based on the grounds of Honda of the UK Manufacturing in Swindon, the station aims to encourage the development of both hydrogen-powered vehicles - such as the Honda FCX Clarity fuel cell car - and the refuelling infrastructure to support them.

It also creates a strategic link half way along the M4 between London and Swansea. As a fully operational, commercial-scale station using tested technology, it is a solution that can be replicated across the country and so create the essential network necessary for the widespread uptake of hydrogen-powered transport.

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Honda Launches World's First 'Screen-Hopping' Commercial

Tuesday, 1 February 2011 at 12.00AM

Honda continues its tradition of creating ground-breaking advertising campaigns by introducing, for the first time ever, an App with the functionality to enable users to 'play' with a commercial using a mobile phone, in real time.

Created to celebrate the launch of the new Honda Jazz, the App uses innovative technology to allow viewers with an Apple iPhone to 'catch' animated characters as they appear on screen in Honda's new TV advert 'This Unpredictable Life'.

It's the first time the screen-hopping technology has been used with a commercial, which debuts on 1 February (at around 21.45 on ITV1 and Channel 4). The TV spot will also be broadcast from Honda's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/HondaVideo.

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Trident now on YouTube

Monday, 26 January 2009 at 12.00AM

Trident is now on YouTube. We plan to start adding videos and selecting favourite videos from YouTube to share. There isn't much content yet, but please do subscribe, so that you can see the new content as it arrives.

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Trident in The Sweeney

Monday, 20 September 1976 at 12.00AM

It's not widely know that Trident appeared in The Sweeney, a hugely popular TV show of the 1970's. The Episode was Visiting Fireman, Season 3, Episode 3, at around 25 minutes in, and it was aired at 9.00pm on ITV on Monday, 20 September 1976. Whilst this was the only appearance of Trident, Ottershaw also featured in Nightmare and possibly others.

Visiting Fireman

They drive onto Shell Ottershaw (which Trident used to operate for Shell), and discover a bomb in Jack's Ford Cortina. Regan throws the bomb over the fence.

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