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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. Built using extensive catalogue and...

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 Cork ZF Aftermarket will illustrate...

Ring appoints Midlands Area Sales Manager

Kevin Lee joins team of area sales managers to support growth and work with The Parts Alliance Responsible for maintaining and building the brands relationship...

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 bucket’, the Metro...

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 Parts Alliance...
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...

More light, more visibility, more safety. OSRAM celebrates 10 years of the NIGHT BREAKER...

For the past ten years, OSRAM has been writing success stories with the product family NIGHT BREAKER all over the world and this has...

Could Mazda’s new compression ignition petrol pump save the combustion engine?

New engine combines benefits of diesel and petrol to eliminate spark plugs and improve fuel consumption Mazda has announced a technological breakthrough for the petrol...

Garage tells harrowing story of shutter door horror and warns of dangers

Technician pulled his head back inside just moments before the shutter door fell "like a guillotine" An independent garage owner is urging workshops across the country...

Supermarket fuel comes under fire

Industry expert speaks out about the true cost of so-called cheap supermarket fuel Supermarket fuels could be a false economy for motorists, according to experts...

Audi dealer gives customer shock £7K bill for Audi Q5 turbo

Owner says main dealer should have identified turbo issue two weeks earlier when it initially inspected the vehicle An Audi owner has expressed anger after...

On the Oche with Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright

In March this year, Servicesure took its first steps into professional sport sponsorship, with current world number three darts player Peter Wright. Here we...

Calls for part-worn tyre ban following trading standards sting

Six of seven samples bought from dealers had faults and the only legal one was over 18-years-old Traders are continuing to sell potentially lethal part...

UK’s garage labour rates revealed

Hourly charges vary from £36 at a Manchester independent to £234 at a Reading main dealer Research by Motoreasy, which investigated more than 6,000 garages...

Father and sons jailed for conning motorists

Mechanics made vehicles unroadworthy and quoted owners inflated prices for repair A father and his three sons have been jailed for 11 years after defrauding...

Win a Spitfire Flight and other amazing flying experiences!

Be a high flyer with The Parts Alliance! This May, if you buy a steering and suspension part from The Parts Alliance, we’ll enter you...

VW’s dieselgate ‘technical fix’ has damaged engines, owners claim

The recall has left many VW drivers with poor fuel consumption and slow acceleration Volkswagen owners have said the technical fix to correct the so-called...

Staffordshire family garage owner wins ‘Dream Drive’

Dave Bailey of Major Motors, a loyal customer of CES Stoke, is the first Servicesure garage to strike it lucky in The Parts Alliance’s...

Spring Edition of Garage Essentials Launched

The spring issue of Garage Essentials, the industry leading tools and equipment brochure from The Parts Alliance, is available now to view online. Printed copies...

First garage wins USA ‘Dream Drive’ with Delphi

The Parts Alliance has announced Steve Patch, Parts Manager of W&M Stevens as the first garage customer to win the ‘road trip of a...

New Comma Eco-LLP 0W-20 meets the latest VW 508 509 specification

Eco-LLP 0W-20 Performance Motor Oil Meets requirements of VW 508 00/509 00 Only suitable for modern engines Not backwardly compatible with VW 504 00/507...

Nissan faces pressure to recall Navara after dozens snap in half

Nissan faces pressure to recall Navara after dozens snap in half Worried Navara owners are left in the dark as up to 35,000 UK Navaras...

Questions & Answers With Matt Neal – 3 Times BTCC Champion

  Q Any new names to look out for this season? A There are a fair few new names. There’s been a big ‘musical chairs’ session over...

BBC airs aftermarket’s fears over gov’s 4-1-1 MOT proposals

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation warns BBC listeners about the dangers of an MOT extension The Independent automotive aftermarket federation’s (IAAF) chief executive, Wendy Williamson has...