Tag: Manchester

Nexen Tire back with Man City for 2019/20

Nexen Tire back with Man City for 2019/20

13th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Last season’s engagement with ‘domestic treble’ winner Manchester City F.C. gave Nexen Tire abundant exposure. The tyre maker returns again in 2019/20 as an Official Partner, its fifth season with the club and its third as Sleeve Partner. The current season got underway with a 5-0 win against West Ham last Saturday.

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Exol helps raise funds for Cancer Research UK

Exol helps raise funds for Cancer Research UK

9th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Exol has been celebrating the recent fundraising achievements of Plevin, one of the UK's leading wood processing and recycling companies, which has raised over £1,000 in aid of Cancer Research UK by participating in two tough charity challenges.

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The Parts Alliance hosts first national conference

The Parts Alliance hosts first national conference

2nd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Around 300 managers from across The Parts Alliance converged in Manchester last week for the trading group’s first national conference. The event was held in the Concorde Conference Centre underneath the iconic supersonic plane on Friday 22 March. The day was packed with engaging and interactive content, all designed to build a sense of community among the sprawling nationwide network and communicate a future strategy with staff at its heart.

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Kwik Fit aims to raise £1 million for Children with Cancer UK

7th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Kwik Fit has selected Children with Cancer UK as its first ever Charity of the Year. The UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people was chosen following a vote open to more than 5,000 Kwik Fit employees across the UK.

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Wejo: 7 million cars on tracking platform, new Manchester office

15th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Wejo, a leading UK technology company which collates data from connected vehicles, has announced that its technology is now tracking seven million vehicles in 190 countries worldwide and it has acquired a Silicon Valley based technology firm as part of its expansion plans.

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Nexen holds third purple summit in Manchester

Nexen holds third purple summit in Manchester

1st May 2018 | 0 Comments

Nexen Tire has completed its 2018 Purple Summit Manchester, the company's third annual integrated marketing event.

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40% of motorists drive on “dangerous” or “very dangerous” tyres

40% of motorists drive on “dangerous” or “very dangerous” tyres

12th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Almost 40 per cent of cars in the UK are running on at least one tyre that is “dangerously” or “very dangerously” underinflated. The figures come after Michelin and Kwik Fit inspected more than 500 vehicles in Tesco car parks around the UK. Michelin classifies tyres that are between 7psi and 14psi below the manufacturer’s recommendation as “dangerously underinflated”, while 14 psi or more underinflation is deemed to be “very dangerous.”

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The Parts Alliance Group acquires BMS Superfactors

The Parts Alliance Group acquires BMS Superfactors

25th May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has acquired BMS Superfactors, their Greater Manchester-based associate member. BMS Superfactors has four branches in Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Dukinfield, collectively employing over 120 staff.

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Nexen holds ‘2017 Purple Summit’ in Manchester

31st March 2017 | 0 Comments

Following the announcement of its new sleeve sponsorship deal with Manchester City, Nexen Tire held its ‘2017 Purple Summit’ in Manchester. The Purple Summit is an effort to foster and strengthen relationships with worldwide business partners. It particularly targeted acceleration of the company’s presence in the global market. This year, selected valuable business partners from 34 countries attended the event.

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Manchester tyre store PPM Autocare rebrands as HiQ West Gorton

Manchester tyre store PPM Autocare rebrands as HiQ West Gorton

22nd November 2016 | 0 Comments

HiQ has added Manchester tyre store PPM Autocare to its franchise network. The store, which has a good local reputation according to HiQ, will reopen as HiQ West Gorton. Commenting on the decision to move to the HiQ Network, workshop manager Phil Statham, said: “Having previously worked for HiQ I knew how PPM would fit well into the network. The level of support and communication we received prior to joining the HiQ network was excellent. It made the move to a HiQ branded store seamless. We are excited to see where the future takes us with HiQ.”

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EDT to stage live product demos

EDT to stage live product demos

31st October 2016 | 0 Comments

Green Apple award winner, EDT Automotive is preparing to showcase its range of award-winning and highly accredited products to local garages in the North-West of England with a one-off, live presentation taking place at Egerton Garage Ltd in Manchester.

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4 tyres and a bag of carrots please

4 tyres and a bag of carrots please

9th August 2016 | 0 Comments

In what is probably the most unorthodox tyre retail marketing campaign Tyres & Accessories has ever reported on, Tyre Warehouse in Timperley, Greater Manchester is offering a bag of carrots with every purchase. It is not clear if the deal is connected to a wider healthy eating narrative or whether it is particularly aimed at people called Peter or Bugs, but the banner makes it clear: “Free bag of carrots with every tyre” in a font bigger than the word tyre of the address of the depot.

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Oak Tyres quadruples Manchester warehouse capacity with new site

Oak Tyres quadruples Manchester warehouse capacity with new site

21st April 2016 | 0 Comments

Merseyside-based tyre wholesaler and company behind the Davanti private brand, Oak Tyres, has relocated to a new and larger facility in Manchester. The new warehouse in Trafford Park is located not far from Oak Tyres’ existing facility and quadruples the company’s capacity in the Greater Manchester area. As well as providing the wholesaler with additional capacity, 20 new jobs have been created through the project. The new warehouse opens in early May and is expected to help Oak Tyres to increase its market share across the Northwest of England.

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Nexen Tire launches purple summit marketing campaign in Manchester

4th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, announced that the company will launch ‘Purple Summit’, an integrated marketing campaign, as part of its efforts to expand global marketing activities and strengthen relationships with business partners.

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200th branch for Euro Car Parts

200th branch for Euro Car Parts

7th December 2015 | 0 Comments

Car parts distributor Euro Car Parts (ECP) has opened its 200th branch, as it continues to fulfil its rapid expansion plans. The new branch - Manchester (Moss Lane) - is one of ECP’s new generation hubs. Providing approximately 180 deliveries per day to Whitefield, Bury, Radcliffe, Swinton and Cheetham Hill, the hub will initially be occupied by 38 staff, increasing to 50 within one year. Totalling 60,000 sq ft (5,574 sq m) over three floors, the Manchester hub will take ECP’s total property portfolio to over 5,250,000 sq ft (487,725 sq m).

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