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National accounts coordinator organises children’s charity ball

National accounts coordinator at The Parts Alliance, Lorraine Latham delivers charity ball fit for royalty Lorraine Latham has...

Ford Courier Vans enter network following fleet investment

45 new Couriers added so far in 2019 with another 52 set to arrive in coming months

The OE and Brilliantly Bendix customer promo success

The dust has settled on 'The OE' and 'Brilliantly Bendix' customer promotions ran through February to March at The Parts Alliance,...

MANN-FILTER wins filter category for eighth time running

Filtration specialist named 'Best Brand 2019' in the filter category MANN-FILTER came first in the filter category for...

Ben publishes 2018-19 ‘impact report’

Report reveals health and wellbeing issues faced by automotive industry workers Automotive industry charity, Ben, has published its...

MAHLE expands thermal management portfolio for vehicles of today and tomorrow

Behr Hella Service to be taken over by MAHLE Aftermarket on January 1, 2020 Following the acquisition of...

DRiV to supply Monroe tech on 2020 Toyota GR Supra Sports Coupe

Continuously variable semi-active suspension technology to feature on car DRiV has announced that advanced suspension technology from its...

Polybush partners with Tegiwa for Honda DC5 exhaust mount

Polyurethane exhaust mount replacement is made to OE specifications Polybush has worked in conjunction with Japanese performance brand...

Drive customer loyalty for garage owners with OSRAM OE halogen and xenon bulbs

Fit OE quality bulbs for complete customer satisfaction, says OSRAM For garage owners, OSRAM Original Equipment Quality Halogen...

Brand new Porsche 911 Carrera won in latest promotion

Sefket Ibrahim of Rose Motors wins eighth-generation 922 version of iconic 911 The Parts Alliance concluded its latest promotion...

Sun shines on Brighton Parts Alliance trade show

Event follows significant investment to local CPA branches, including over £1m in stock The sun was shining as hundreds...

The Parts Alliance sponsors ‘Best Small Garage’ at Automechanika’s Garage of the Year

CEO, Neil Croxson on hand to present award to Northern winner Bryan Swales Auto Repairs based in Castle Douglas, and Southern...

Mechanic jailed for killing man in customer’s car on test drive

Technician lost control and crashed into another car while under the influence of drugs A mechanic who killed...

DVSA launches new MOT manager guide

MOT managers to benefit from "new clearer guidance", agency claims The DVSA has this week launched a new...

Motorists advised to consult garage as common searches suggest they turn to Google

Power loss problems with Vauxhall Corsa tops list of most commonly searched for questions The UK’s most commonly...

Servicesure summary

Ahead of the Autocentre of the Year awards, Servicesure members revealed why being a part of the network helps their workshop...

Customisable air filter shapes launched by MANN+HUMMEL

MANN-FILTER Flexline has flexible external contours to improve flexibility for technicians and fitters in engine compartments with limited space

Tech Corner feature: vehicle filters – what garages and factors need to know to...

Latest trends and practices for correct air, cabin and oil filter replacement and maintenance are examined, and industry routines need to...

Branch Focus: SCMF Croydon

SCMF Croydon has flourished during the last year, winning the New Branch of the Year Award but, as branch manager Bill...

Branch focus: GSF Banbury

The inaugural winner of the Branch of the Year Award at The Parts Alliance explains the secret to their success and...

Branch news: GSF Southend officially opens with more set to follow

New branch manager Mark Woolley-Goodson explained how the culture within The Parts Alliance has ensured a seamless and successful start to...

ZF brand launches campaign to illustrate benefits of processes to distributers and workshops

OE steering and suspension component manufacturer reveals tongue-in-cheek campaign to communicate obsession with precision, pioneering excellence and OE heritage.

Barking up the right tree: canine encounter inspired suspension bushes five times more durable...

What does a dog called Suba have to do with polyurethane suspension bushes? Polybush explains how its products save the automotive...

Automotive bulb performance upgrades provide unique sales opportunity for factors

OSRAM releases point of sale (POS) materials for factors and garages to stock latest products and upgrades. OSRAM,...

MOT technicians can pass potentially ‘dangerous’ vehicles with current coil spring regulations, Lesjöfors says

MOT inspection rules changed in 2018, giving additional guidance for the testing of suspension components, including coil springs, but regulations are...

Oil stock management simplified with new stock profiling tool, Comma says

Tool designed to help factors and garages boost profits through the removal of stock wastage. Factors can now...

DVSA update: Motorists need to ensure all vehicle systems work, even if it isn’t...

Government body looking to clamp down on MOT fraud through the banning of fraudulent testers as ADAS remains out of scope...
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Watch: ‘Ground-breaking’ DPF cleaner granted patent as motorists saved millions in replacement parts

Patent-approved Vetech DPF Professional Cleaner to prevent inferior copycats being bought or sold anywhere in UK The Parts...

Servicesure Autocentre of the Year Award winner announced

M M Autos named Servicesure’s ‘Autocentre of the Year’ at eagerly anticipated evening ceremony Servicesure has named...

Suppliers and customers join celebrity guests at Spring Trade Show

A series of technical talks, market developments, profit opportunities for branches and garages, and a surprise awards ceremony awaited guests
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