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Customer amazed to win Porsche 911 Carrera in The Parts Alliance’s latest promotion

The Parts Alliance concluded their latest hugely successful promotion by revealing the winner of an incredible prize.

Complexity of clutch assembly is often underestimated, warns ZF

Avoid unnecessary and costly replacement with expert advice Clutch assembly is demanding and time-consuming as it requires the...

GS Yuasa named Boeing Supplier of the Year for innovation

Battery manufacturer commended for high-performance lithium-ion cells for space. The manufacturer was also recognised for its outstanding technical...

Hydrogen cars to overtake electric, says expert

Electric cars represent poor value for money compared to petrol or diesel alternatives, Continental executive says The electric...

Parts Alliance evening attracts over 200 customers despite heavy rain

The Parts Alliance’s new Midpoint Distribution Centre opened its doors for garage customers, attracting a total of 250 attendees including 25...

Latest MOT horror pictures serve as reminder to motorists about importance of annual test

MOT test stations across the country are continuing to report dangerous defects and MOT horrors. The latest selection...

The Parts Alliance helps recognise the UK’s best independents at Garage of the Year...

The Parts Alliance has helped to pay tribute to the achievements of independent garages by sponsoring ‘Best Small Garage’ at Automechanika...

Schaeffler unveils REPXPERT app

Schaeffler says that the app will transform the way technicians utilise its online portal, with REPXPERTs now able to source product...

UK electric cars will need twice the world’s supply of cobalt

Scientists warn of “huge implications" as government continues electric car push A team of scientists has written to...

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Making Tax Digital to come into effect from 1 April

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) hosted its latest members’ event recently and reminded garages and beyond about the forthcoming Making Tax Digital...

Servicesure announces ‘Autocentre of the Year’ shortlist

National garage network Servicesure has shortlisted its ‘Autocentre of the Year’ nominees, with this year’s winner to be announced at the...

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

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.

Dispelling the Myths Behind Polyurethane Bushes

In the first a three part article Polybush look at perhaps the most frequently mentioned myth...

Motor industry beginning to see transition from lifelong job to “lifelong learning”

Automotive aftermarket recruitment specialist explains how its safeguarding the motor industry workforce The motor trade needs a shift...

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...