Automotive Extras was established in May 2011, Michael Jacobs came from a career in large main dealers and saw an opportunity to offer the same level of customer service and mechanical expertise but for a fraction of the cost being charged by main dealers today. Automotive Extras was born and has never looked back since.

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Michael Jacobs

Michael Jacobs, Founding Director

Michael has 17 years experience in the automotive industry which he started as an apprentice at a well respected Vauxhall Main Dealer.  For the first five years of his career Michael worked solely on Vauxhall motor vehicles and became a Vauxhall specialist.

To develop his skill base further Michael moved work within the VW Group and over the next seven years became a specialist on all the brands within the VW Group including Volkswagon, Audi, Seat and Skoda.

Michael’s vehicle knowledge is well respected in the industry and outside of his core mechanical skills Michael is also a specialist in Electrical Diagnosis; Diesel Engines; Petrol Engines; Occupant Safety; Air Conditioning; Michelin Tyres and Convenience and Canbus Electrics.

Michael is also a registered and approved Cobra Accessory and Security installer.