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Avia Autos crowned Garage of the Year 2019

Automechanika Birmingham evening event celebrated examples of excellence among UK independents Avia Autos in Bridgend has been named...

Schaeffler hails ‘best ever’ Automechanika Birmingham

Exhibition stand offered visitors a glimpse at the ‘garage of tomorrow’ The stand, located in the OESAA village,...

Automechanika Birmingham 2019 attracts highest ever visitor attendance

12,145 automotive industry professionals visited the hugely successful 2019 event Organiser says the event delivered on its promise...

ZF Smart Service to transform diagnostics

Aftermarket business says it's well prepared and ahead of the curve when it comes to megatrend solutions. ZF...

Coated brake discs brings longer lasting protection, reports Delphi Technologies

Delphi disc lasted 700 hours longer than OE and aftermarket brands during independent testing. Delphi Technologies say its...

Ring bulbs pass independent test with flying colours

Strong pass secured in the latest bulb tests published in CAT and What Car? magazines Ring’s long-life bulbs...

Garage owner fined for selling dangerous part-worns amid crackdown

Owner ordered to pay over £6,600 by magistrates after two dangerous part-worns seized The owner of a garage...

Valeo launches new digital rewards program

New loyalty scheme for mechanics is accessible via Smartphone app or Valeo Service website The program’s defining characteristic...

Autotech Recruit branches into Northern Ireland to meet skills shortage

Specialist recruitment company reports increasing demand for temporary vehicle technicians and MOT testers Autotech Recruit already operates the...

Independent Porsche specialist’s “sexist” advert banned

Advertising Standards Authority deems advert sexist and tells garage to ensure future ads do not objectify women An...

New Garage Wire survey to snapshot state of business for independent garages

Take part in this short survey to give a 'snapshot' of the state of the aftermarket Garage Wire...

Croydon garage adopts board of shame to deal with non-paying customers

Garage Wire reports Fiat 500 owner currently named and shamed after failing to pay bill for clutch and master cylinder replacement

Garage survey shows “concerning” lack of battery awareness

Garage owners urged to ensure all technicians undergo battery training Yuasa Batteries has described the results of a...

REPXPERT INA and FAG training day gets 10/10 rating

Course covered INA belt system and FAG wheel bearing technology best practice, installation and problem diagnosis Schaeffler’s latest...

New 500+ bar GDi system cuts particulates by up to half, reports Delphi

Second paper presents innovations in use of high-pressure natural gas to reduce CO2 from heavy duty vehicles In...

Guy Martin to open The Big UK Garage Event at Automechanika

Mechanic, TV presenter and best-selling author to open most exciting event yet Mechanic and motorcycle racer turned television...

ZF [pro]Tech to have dedicated stand at ‘Big UK Garage Event’

Automechanika stand 171 to highlight benefits of technical support and training initiative ZF Aftermarket has announced that its...

Automechanika Birmingham unveils largest seminar programme to date

Opportunity for garages to upskill with free CPD accredited training Automechanika Birmingham 2019 will be hosting the automotive...

UK’s most and least reliable car brands revealed

Peugeot, Skoda and Hyundai ranked highly as reliable brands but it's bad news for BMW, Fiat and Audi

FTE acquisition by Valeo provides boost for transmission systems

More Volkswagen, Peugeot, Ford and Merecedes vehicles covered by new-to-range items, as over 75% of Europe's 350 million cars now equipped...

Autotech Recruit named as headline sponsor of BriSCA F1 Stock Car World Final

Event to be held at The King’s Lynn Adrian Flux Arena in September. As a commercial partner of...

Ring appoints key accounts manager

New role to support the company's continued growth European lighting and automotive electrical specialist, Ring has appointed Jamie...

Audi R8 owner finds hidden graffiti following dispute with dealership over repairs

Customer claims Audi dealer technicians wrote rude messages behind panels The owner of an Audi R8 who...

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...

Osram completes Ring Automotive acquisition

Partnership between the companies will officially start on 1 May The acquisition of Ring will allow Osram...

Free Valeo air-conditioning training to take place later this month

Legislation and best practices to be covered in online webinar Valeo is to host free air conditioning training...

The Parts Alliance to demonstrate “Best-selling” automotive tools to garages with new Milwaukee tool...

Automotive tool VW Transporter van will help factors demonstrate stock to garages, allowing them to see 'quality' first-hand

5,000 days’ worth of automotive industry revenue saved by technician temp programme

Autotech Recruit's programme shows 'dependence' UK garages have on temps to fulfill labour gaps Autotech Recruit, a provider...

Aftermarket supplier Valeo honoured for reducing maintenance costs for fleets

Valeo has been named as 2018 European CV Aftermarket Supplier Company of the Year Valeo, a manufacturer of...

Spring Garage Essentials packed with all new bargains

The Parts Alliance’s Spring Garage Essentials features a huge number of new suppliers and exclusive products. Garages can...
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