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Delphi and The Parts Alliance name six ‘Best of Brakes’ winners

Delphi and The Parts Alliance name six ‘Best of Brakes’ winners

Thursday 16th November 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance says their second major braking promotion of 2017, developed in conjunction with Delphi, has now found all of its main winners. ‘Best of Brakes’ ran throughout September and October, offering six spectacular holidays, alongside 25,000 smaller prizes via scratch cards, included with Delphi brake pads. The holiday cards were found by Graham Clark of Anderson Clark Motor Repairs in Inverness. The longstanding customer of Dingbro Inverness will be heading to Australia, whilst East Kilbride branch customer Alan Knox of Knox Brothers will jet out to Canada.

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GSF Car Parts 2018 job diary now available

Monday 13th November 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has taken delivery of 5,000 of its ever-popular hardback A4 sized job diaries. They are available to customers now from the motor factor’s national branch network. Despite digital developments, these high quality desk diaries are still a workshop essential for most garages, and are always snapped up fast.

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Schaeffler UK’s Automotive Aftermarket joins NTDA

Monday 13th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Schaeffler UK’s Automotive Aftermarket business unit is proud to announce that it has become a supplier member of the National Tyre Distributors Association (NTDA). Schaeffler has elected to join the NTDA at a time when the company recognises that many tyre distributors and installers are accepting more general repair work.

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NMDA Autumn Dealer Attitude Survey shows general satisfaction with manufacturers

Monday 13th November 2017 | 0 Comments

“The NMDA is pleased to see that this year’s Autumn 2017 Dealer Attitude Survey received a high response rate of 36 per cent made up of nine main brands. Participants in this survey were made up of 75 per cent of independently owned franchise dealers, and 22 per cent privately owned groups. 61 per cent were single brand dealer’s whist the remainder of 39 per cent were multi-franchised.” commented Stephen Latham, Head of the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA).

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Global brake market to reach $31.11 billion by 2025

Monday 6th November 2017 | 0 Comments

The global automotive brake systems market is expected to be worth US$ 31.11 billion by 2025, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. This is said to be being driven by rising vehicle production and sales and growing disposable income.

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Autodata 2018 workshop wall charts for now available

Autodata 2018 workshop wall charts for now available

Wednesday 1st November 2017 | 0 Comments

The new 2018 Autodata collection covers a wide range of up-to-date technical information including exhaust emission data, diesel engine speeds, catalyst emission data, MOT warning lamps and brake testing weights.

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Euro Car Parts to divest 9 Andrew Page branches for CMA clearance

Tuesday 31st October 2017 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts has welcomed the decision by the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) to give approval to its proposed acquisition of Andrew Page, subject to the divestment of nine branches. The 9 branches are: Blackpool, Brighton, Gloucester, Liphook, Scunthorpe, Sunderland, Wakefield, Worthing and York. Swindon had also been identified during the provisional findings stage, but new evidence came to light which resulted in the group deciding that competition would not be affected in this area.

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The Parts Alliance’s South West Show attracts 500

The Parts Alliance’s South West Show attracts 500

Monday 30th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance’s South West Garage and Workshop Show has returned for 2017 even ‘bigger and better’. Storm-like conditions failed to deter well over 500 garage owners and mechanics from visiting Sandy Park, home to English Premiership side Exeter Chiefs, on the evening of Thursday 19 October. The event hosted garage customers invited by the nine Parts Alliance branches in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall - including the recently opened Midsomer Norton Branch.

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London not the most expensive city…for car repairs

Friday 27th October 2017 | 0 Comments

That’s right, whatever stereotypes are associated with London, it is actually only the 4th most expensive city in the UK when it comes to car repairs. The data has been gathered by car servicing and repair comparison site Whocanfixmycar.com, who have studied over 320,000 quotes from garages all over the United Kingdom. The data has revealed the average cost of car repairs in our 20 biggest cities.

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Comline adds 150 steering/suspension references

Comline adds 150 steering/suspension references

Tuesday 24th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Comline Auto Parts (Comline), has strengthened its steering & suspension portfolio with the addition of more than 150 new-to-range references. This raft of new part numbers marks yet another significant development for what is one of Comline’s real up-and-coming product categories. In fact, the introduction of this latest batch of references takes Comline’s steering & suspension development to well over 800 new part numbers within the last 12 months.

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Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket upgraded to autonomous division

Tuesday 24th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Schaeffler AG has announced that its automotive aftermarket business will be upgraded to full divisional status following a prolonged period of growth. Effective from the 1 January 2018, the Schaeffler Group will be comprised of three separate divisions – Automotive OEM, Industrial and the newly-created Automotive Aftermarket (AAM) – which will be run autonomously within Schaeffler from its headquarters in Langen, Germany.

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Lesjöfors range extension surpasses 200 references

Lesjöfors range extension surpasses 200 references

Monday 23rd October 2017 | 0 Comments

Lesjöfors Springs has introduced more than 200 new coil springs since the start of the year as the company continues to demonstrate its excellence in bringing to market ‘key’ products for the automotive market.

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Mahle asks ‘How cool is your workshop?’

Mahle asks ‘How cool is your workshop?’

Wednesday 18th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Mahle Aftermarket has launched a competition to find the ‘Top 3 coolest workshops on the planet’, with the chance for the winning garages to walk away with a brand new ACX 150 service unit.

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Mahle introduces air-conditioning compressors range

Mahle introduces air-conditioning compressors range

Tuesday 17th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Mahle Aftermarket has launched a range of air-conditioning compressors under the Mahle Original brand, covering all top applications in the UK aftermarket.

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HELLA Workshop Calendar Competition

Friday 13th October 2017 | 0 Comments

HELLA is looking for workshops that have ‘something special’ to feature in the company’s 2019 “Experts At Work” calendar to celebrate the dedication and commitment that technicians make to the industry globally.

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