Tag: GSF Car Parts

The Parts Alliance warns on ‘copycat’ DPF cleaners as sales surge before MOT changes

The Parts Alliance warns on ‘copycat’ DPF cleaners as sales surge before MOT changes

Monday 12th February 2018 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance says the Vetech DPF Professional Cleaner launched in 2015 by GSF Car Parts has proved so successful that they will be enforcing recently-acquired design protection rights to help garages avoid ‘inferior copy products’, after successfully patenting the product.

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Bendix brakes reintroduction forges ahead

Bendix brakes reintroduction forges ahead

Thursday 25th January 2018 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts’s programme to reintroduce Bendix brakes to the UK aftermarket is running ahead of schedule. The Parts Alliance, GSF’s parent company, announced a long term exclusive Western European distribution agreement for the Bendix braking brand back in October last year. Since then, GSF Car Parts has been building the range of brake pads and brake discs available for popular UK vehicle applications.

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Tyre equipment proves ‘particularly successful’ for GSF Car Parts

Wednesday 20th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The latest edition of GSF Car Parts Garage Essentials catalogue reflects recent optimism at the company around its range of tyre equipment, which it says has “proved particularly successful… during a buoyant 2017.” The increased range of options includes solutions from Tecalemit, Bosch and Hofman, and features an all new EAE package, combining an automated tyre changer with assist arm and wheel balancer, packaged together for just over £2,000.

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GSF upgrades set to boost Derby branch

Monday 4th December 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has continued its rolling branch refurbishment programme with Derby being the latest location to gain an upgrade, following improvements to Smethwick last month. The Derby site is located on London Road, near Pride Park; it’s less than a mile from the city centre, with strong walk-in retail counter sales. The branch employs a total of 10 staff and has 5 delivery vans servicing a thriving trade customer base with regular local deliveries.

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Workshop heater options from GSF Car Parts

Thursday 23rd November 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts and ZM Heaters prepared for this season with a programme of visits to help key staff members within The Parts Alliance businesses understand the workshop heating options.

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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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GSF Car Parts to reintroduce Bendix brakes to UK with exclusive distribution deal

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has secured a long-term exclusive Western European distribution agreement to sell the Bendix brand of braking products. The agreement covers a full range of light vehicle aftermarket product categories. The company will initially focus on friction material products used in braking systems. GSF Car Parts, a subsidiary of The Parts Alliance, has a long history selling Bendix braking products in the UK. The new marketing programme will highlight Bendix’s historical reputation for quality, and the benefits of increasing quality options for the consumer in deciding between replacement parts.

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GSF Car Parts: ‘record sales in Garage Essentials’

Tuesday 26th September 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts reports sales so far in 2017 from the Garage Essentials workshop equipment tooling programme have reached record levels, citing several factors.

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Summer downpour doesn’t dampen GSF trade evening

Summer downpour doesn’t dampen GSF trade evening

Wednesday 23rd August 2017 | 0 Comments

The latest GSF Car Parts trade evening drew an impressive turnout of garage owners and technicians to the national motor factor’s Harlow branch for an open evening on 2nd August, despite heavy rainfall.

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Midlands open evenings are record breakers for GSF

Midlands open evenings are record breakers for GSF

Tuesday 27th June 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts say their Leicester branch open evening held on 15 June drew 120 garages customers, making it the best attended ever. It built on the success of a similar Coventry branch event three weeks earlier that also attracted over 70 garage owners and technicians.

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GSF Car Parts rewards exceptional service

GSF Car Parts rewards exceptional service

Tuesday 30th May 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has launched a new staff reward programme that aims to recognise team members who go above and beyond the call of duty to help customers. Staff can be nominated by colleagues, suppliers or most often, the customers themselves who write in regularly in surprisingly high number with testimonials, social media comments or simple notes of thanks for members of GSF Car Parts’ loyal national team.

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GSF Car Parts saves motorists millions with DPF professional cleaner

GSF Car Parts saves motorists millions with DPF professional cleaner

Thursday 25th May 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts say the Vetech DPF Professional Cleaner they launched in 2015 has already saved UK motorists millions of pounds in replacement parts.

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New trucks to support GSF growth

New trucks to support GSF growth

Thursday 11th May 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has taken delivery of two new lorries which are set to streamline its growing business. The pair of Iveco Eurocargo 180-250 18T curtain side vehicles each has a 1.5t tail lift for quickly and efficiently transporting bulk stock out into the branch network. They represent a combined investment of £130,000.

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New branch for GSF Car Parts in Bristol

New branch for GSF Car Parts in Bristol

Monday 8th May 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has opened a new branch to cater to booming demand in the South West’s biggest city. Bristol North opened its doors for the first time on Monday 24 April, to be met with a queue of curious customers.

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Milton Keynes hosts GSF trade evening

Milton Keynes hosts GSF trade evening

Tuesday 2nd May 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has hosted another successful trade evening for garage customers, this time at its Milton Keynes branch. The event, which took place from 6-10pm on Thursday 6 April 2017, attracted around 70 independent garages.

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