The 30-point check includes staples such as battery, lights, tyres, wipers and washers as well as screenwash and anti-freeze levels.

If the screenwash is low, the centre will top it up for free with VW screenwash, which the brand claimed can cope with temperatures as low as -70 degrees Celsius.

A range of VW-approved products are available for items that need replacing, including winter tyres that provide extra grip when temperatures fall below seven degrees.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has also produced a video of winter driving tips with help from the VW Roadside Assistance partner the RAC. This can be viewed at