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Automechanika Garage of the Year open for entries

Automechanika Garage of the Year open for entries

9th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham’s Garage of the Year competition is now open for entries. Sponsored by the Independent Garage Association (IGA) and run in partnership with Garage Wire, the competition is open to garages from across the UK and Ireland. Entries can be made online at Garage Wire, but must be submitted before the deadline of 26 April 2019.

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Automechanika Birmingham 2019 to launch ‘The Big UK Garage Event’

Automechanika Birmingham 2019 to launch ‘The Big UK Garage Event’

8th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham 2019 is giving independent garages a boost by announcing the launch of its new Big UK Garage Event at this summer’s show, providing more benefits to thousands of garages planning to visit.

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Euro Car Parts providing FiberFix for repairers

Euro Car Parts providing FiberFix for repairers

28th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts has added the US FiberFix brand to its consumables portfolio. The product, which claims to be ten times stronger than duct tape, is now available to repairers and bodyshops through ECP’s 300-plus branches nationwide.

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Bridgestone, German workshop chain pitstop strengthen collaboration

Bridgestone, German workshop chain pitstop strengthen collaboration

15th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has increased its strategic cooperation with the German workshop chain pitstop. As part of a minority stake in Kulas Holding GmbH, which holds 100 per cent in pitstop.de GmbH, Bridgestone and pitstop plan to cooperate closely in sectors of mobility solutions, tyre and workshop services to open new markets. The targeted investment is subject to German antitrust approval.

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TecAlliance checklists designed to help workshops optimise tyre changing process

TecAlliance checklists designed to help workshops optimise tyre changing process

30th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Despite the fact that here in the UK and Ireland there is not a culture of changing from summer to winter tyres at the end of the season, tyre related problems do increase during the colder, wetter months. In order to help workshops to be ready to tackle these potential issues, TecAlliance has developed a tyre change checklist that provides optimal support and offers customers maximum transparency. Another important issue is the installation and configuration of tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), for which it now offers even more comprehensive information.

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Electric vehicles cost 23 per cent less to maintain than petrols, says Cap HPI

30th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Electric vehicles cost an average 23 per cent less to service and maintain over three years/60,000 miles than petrol models, research from Cap HPI has found.

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Repxpert team supports long-standing Schaeffler customer

Repxpert team supports long-standing Schaeffler customer

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Repxpert Alistair Mason recently piloted one of Schaeffler's technical support vehicles to Oldfields Garage in Leominster, a workshop that has been fitting Schaeffler products successfully for a number of years, in order to provide some training to its dedicated team of technicians.

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Tyre businesses need to keep pace with megatrends – GiPA UK

4th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Quentin Le Hetet, general manager of GiPA UK, presented a whistle-stop tour of current global automotive megatrends at the Tyre Industry Conference 2018, focusing on why tyre businesses need to keep on top of developments, despite the challenge posed by the pace of change.

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Schaeffler presents ‘garage of the future’ at Automechanika Frankfurt

Schaeffler presents ‘garage of the future’ at Automechanika Frankfurt

20th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Schaeffler has presented a variety of innovative mixed and augmented reality exhibits at Automechanika Frankfurt 2018, all designed to complement the show’s theme of ‘Tomorrow’s Service and Mobility’.

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UK’s largest online car repair marketplace secures £4m investment

8th August 2018 | 0 Comments

The UK’s largest online car repair marketplace has secured £4 million from investors including Shell Ventures, Sir Trevor Chinn, Active Partners and Venrex Investment Management.

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Garage of the year winner announced

Garage of the year winner announced

11th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham, in partnership with Garage Wire, has named Hillclimb Garage as ‘Garage of the Year’ for 2018, with the High Wycombe-based workshop picking up the prize of £1000.

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Servicesure garage wins prestigious Scotlands Business Award

Servicesure garage wins prestigious Scotlands Business Award

12th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Servicesure Autocentre – The Parts Alliance’s garage programme – has been well-represented in this year’s Scotlands Business Awards, this time by Kinnons Garage in the Aberdeen regional ceremony.

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Brake pad manufacturer Allied Nippon launches football-inspired promotional campaign

Brake pad manufacturer Allied Nippon launches football-inspired promotional campaign

26th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Premier League match tickets, Sony PS4 consoles and exclusive Allied Nippon footballs are the headline prizes up for grabs, as Allied Nippon gears up for this summer’s festival of football with a promotional campaign aimed at garage technicians.

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AA Guide Price: the ‘life saving’ tool for busy garages

AA Guide Price: the ‘life saving’ tool for busy garages

5th March 2018 | 0 Comments

AA Garage Guide, the online search and booking site for MOTs, servicing and repairs that puts quality first, says that its new Guide Price tool is already helping to make the garages in their network more efficient, saving them time and money by not having to quote on jobs.

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AA Garage Guide’s tow-in network gives patrols peace of mind

AA Garage Guide’s tow-in network gives patrols peace of mind

7th February 2018 | 0 Comments

AA Garage Guide, the online search and booking site for MOTs, servicing and repairs has recently launched a tow-in network. Designed as a companion for its expert patrols, helping to ensure customer’s vehicles are serviced by the best local garages, most of the Garage Guide’s 5,000-strong network can be accessed through patrols’ hand held devices, allowing them to search the database of tow-in garages for the most suitable site.

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