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Part-worn tyre fitted days before 70mph motorway crash

Owner car wanted cheap tyre to "tide" her over but ended up smashing in central reservation following blowout

The Big UK Garage Event to launch at Automechanika Birmingham

Free-to-attend event for independent garages Automechanika Birmingham 2019 is giving independent garages a boost by announcing the launch...

Yuasa hunts further BTCC success with Team Dynamics

Partnership with former BTCC title winners to continue into ninth season GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK Ltd is...

Xenon HIDs should be replaced every three years, new research shows

Overall lighting output decreases by 17.5 per cent over three years taking the bulbs below legal limit Garages...

Delphi Technologies first to market brake pads for latest Fiesta and Focus

2018 saw Ford new generations of two of its best-selling cars and aftermarket pads are now already available

New MANN-FILTER catalog DVD now available

Updated catalog with extended filter range for dealers is now available A new MANN-FILTER catalog DVD is now...

Polyurethane bush myths: “They’re too expensive”

In the second of a three-part article Polybush look at another frequently mentioned myth… “Polyurethane bushings are too...

REPXPERT members recommend LuK double clutch system training course

Technicians describe course as 'absolutely fantastic' following presentations and demonstrations at REPXPERT Academy Technicians have described one of...

Coil spring testing is “weak”, warns expert

Experts at Lesjofors have said the current regulations concerning coil spring testing are weak. MOT inspection rules changed...

Autotech Recruit to promote ‘fix first time’ mentality with exclusive ZF Aftermarket training

Training deal aims to give all vehicle technicians access to in-depth technical courses To counteract the...

BMW struggles to cope with scale of EGR valve recall

BMW owners left without cars for months while waiting for EGR repairs as BMW suppliers face unprecedented demand

Schaeffler to join OESAA members in Ireland for Autoinform Live 2019

REPXPERT team to demonstrate knowledge and experience, pass on hints and tips as well as best practice advice

Automechanika Birmingham opens visitor registrations for 2019 show

Visitors now able to sign up for free tickets and take advantage of a number of new offers and initiatives

DVSA to change MOT vehicle registration and puts record straight on emissions and MIL

Agency outlines plans to reduce number of vehicles registered incorrectly and advises on MIL failures The DVSA has...

Servicesure garages both win Car Leasing Awards

M M Auto Services, a Dingbro Ltd customer and member of the Servicesure Autocentre network, has won the ‘Outstanding Achievement’ award...

Mechanic pleads guilty to fraud after charging customers for work he didn’t do

Fraudster handed 12-month community, 200 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay £1,370 A former mechanic who...

Valeo urges garages to discover the benefits of Tech Assist

Services available include training, technical data and support hotline to help garages access training on demand Valeo says...

Delphi Technologies’ brake pads excel in high-performance vehicle testing

Pads reported to deliver exceptional stopping power, control and brake fade stability Delphi Technologies recently put its brake...

VRM Search added to Lesjöfors’ Mobile Catalogue App

Lesjöfors’ free catalogue app now includes VRM look-up, making it even easier to find the right spring for any vehicle.

ZF Aftermarket takes expert training courses to inaugural Autoinform LIVE event in Ireland

Two popular courses will be running to help delegates futureproof their businesses at Autoinform LIVE Ireland, on 27th and 28th April 2019 in...

Ring appoints Midlands Area Sales Manager

Kevin Lee joins team of area sales managers to support growth and work with The Parts Alliance

Charity worker fuming after donated van fails its MOT

A Ford Transit van which was donated to a charity by an ‘undercover millionaire’ on a TV show has been condemned as ‘rust...

The Parts Alliance urges garages to give ‘Original Experience’ to motorists

The Parts Alliance has announced a new national garage promotion, to run throughout February and March. The ‘Original Experience’ will see The...
Monkleigh Garage set for South Africa as first big winner

Monkleigh Garage set for South Africa as first big winner

Monkleigh Garage, based in the picturesque Devon village of the same name, has been announced as the first main winner in The Parts Alliance’s...

Fuzz Townshend – The Car SOS star talks to Auto Torque

So, Fuzz, how did you get the nickname ‘Fuzz’? When I was 6 or 7 at school, a couple of girls in my class liked...

Customers of the Parts Alliance Flying High

Three lucky customers recently won a flight in a Spitfire, thanks to The Parts Alliance. Holmer Green Service Centre, Princes Risborough Gary Cross from Holmer Green...

MOT change means forty-year-old classic vehicles to be given exemption

Additional 293,000 registered classic cars to be given a free ticket under new MOT exemption rules Vehicles over forty-years-old will be MOT exempt from May...

Delphi hit the road to show ‘Best of Brakes’

Delphi’s braking vans will both be out through September and October, aiming to visit 600 garages. The campaign will support of The Parts Alliance’s...

MOT testing ban for mechanics advertising DPF removals

Two Sheffield testers get two-year ban after DVSA found they were selling a diesel particulate filter removal services The DVSA handed the two-year testing bans...

Changing the world – one litre at a time

Every day, the motor industry is working ha to meet the anticipated 100% increase in global demand for transport by 2050* while limiting the...
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