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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...

Battery manufacturer launches operations at new factory to meet demand for Start-Stop batteries

Yuasa plant will focus on high-performance batteries for vehicles with emission reduction systems too GS Yuasa, a global...

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

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...

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...

Don’t miss your chance to be a ‘Garage of the Year’

The industry will gather 5th June to celebrate the achievements of independent garages across nine categories. Don't miss your chance to...
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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...

Number of MOT testers struck off increases by 82 per cent

178 testers were banned from testing in 2017/18 as quality of inspections declared not 'as good as it could be'

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...

Ackworth garage victorious in Ring battery care pack competition giveaway

Battery care pack prize will "come in handy" for James and his customers James Matthews of Ackworth Garage...

Garages should be positioning themselves as ‘experts’ by offering safety checks to customers

ZF Aftermarket says it's supporting garages with OEM knowledge/parts to get vehicles ready for warmer weather Global automotive...

Aftermarket brand reveals its brake discs vastly outperform OE competition in independent testing

After a 24-hour test, a plain brake disc had suffered complete corrosion while the Delphi disc endured less wear in 720...

Last chance to sign up to Schaeffler’s VIP Automechanika experience

Exclusive goodies for mechanics, free lunch and all benefits of The Big UK Garage Event on offer Schaeffler,...

Technician fined after servicing vehicles on pavement

Offender had left owners' vehicles in a state of disrepair and had damaged walkway A mechanic who fixed...

Automechanika Birmingham to offer exclusive training and kit giveaways for attendees

Those first through the doors at the event will have a chance to win £300-worth of products Automechanika...

How to find mechanic jobs in 2019 – Autotech recruit releases its advice

Recruitment company has explained how mechanics can easily switch between full-time and contract work Autotech Recruit, a recruitment...

Technical training and diagnostics seminars offered by brand at Automechanika

Delphi looking to support technicians with servicing increasingly complex vehicles Delphi Technologies, the global provider of aftermarket solutions,...

“Easy-service” centrifugal oil filter launched for diesel engines by MANN

Excess oil removal reduced to 10 minutes and technicians only need to remove rotor lining for cleaning MANN+HUMMEL...

“Strong local commitment” key to Lesjöfors business success in 2018

Spring manufacturer's 28 worldwide factories and expanding power spring range have ensured that customers have been serviced quickly

OSRAM brand selected as official lighting partner of the Eurovision Song Contest

Automotive aftermarket lighting provider's entertainment brand, Claypaky to provide 100 per cent hybrid lighting solutions in company's fifth successive Eurovision lighting...

Mechanic jailed after committing yet another dangerous driving offence

Technician has been banned from roads for five years after also driving through red lights at 70mph A...

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

Some motorists can no longer afford to drive as ULEZ introduced in London

31 per cent of drivers have said they won't be able to afford to drive in London anymore

VIP experience on offer from Schaeffler at Automechanika Birmingham

Members and non-members of REPXPERT can still register for the VIP experience Schaeffler has invited its REPXPERT members...
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