Entries by Auto Torque

Win a Spitfire Flight and other amazing flying experiences!

Be a high flyer with The Parts Alliance! This May, if you buy a steering and suspension part from The Parts Alliance, we’ll enter you into the draw for some fabulous flying prizes, including the chance to fly in a Spitfire! That’s all you have to do to have a chance. We’ll let you know […]

Polybush parts resolve issue in Fiat Ducato ambulances

West Midlands Ambulance Service was finding that the suspension bushes in its fleet of Fiat Ducato ambulances were suffering from premature wear. Given the importance of these vehicles being available and on the road, it was vital that repairs did not incur too much workshop time. As the suspension bushes were not available separately, WMAS […]

Servicesure Autocentres sponsor darts superstar Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright

Servicesure Autocentres, the UK’s fastest growing network of garages, has hit the bullseye by making its first venture into big-time darts. The garage programme of The Parts Alliance and committed to maintaining high standards covering car service and repair, Servicesure will play a major part in the UK’s fastest growing sport by sponsoring world number […]

VW’s dieselgate ‘technical fix’ has damaged engines, owners claim

The recall has left many VW drivers with poor fuel consumption and slow acceleration Volkswagen owners have said the technical fix to correct the so-called “defeat devices”, used by the VM to cheat air emissions tests, has left them with unreliable cars.Owners claim that the fix, which alters the software and involves modifying an air […]

Spring Edition of Garage Essentials Launched

The spring issue of Garage Essentials, the industry leading tools and equipment brochure from The Parts Alliance, is available now to view online. Printed copies of the 76 page quarterly garage equipment brochure will be arriving at of The Parts Alliance members Allparts, Bromsgrove Motor Factors, Car Parts & Accessories, CES, GMF, GSF Car Parts, […]

New Comma Eco-LLP 0W-20 meets the latest VW 508 509 specification

Eco-LLP 0W-20 Performance Motor Oil Meets requirements of VW 508 00/509 00 Only suitable for modern engines Not backwardly compatible with VW 504 00/507 00 Recommended for 2.0 TFSI 140 kW and 3.0 TDI CR 160 kW VW/Audi engines Suitable for extended drain (Longlife) applications Compatible with the most recent after-treatment devices meeting the high […]

Nissan faces pressure to recall Navara after dozens snap in half

Nissan faces pressure to recall Navara after dozens snap in half Rust weakening to the chassis is so severe that dozens have snapped in two. Worried Navara owners are left in the dark as up to 35,000 UK Navaras could be affected by chassis rust Nissan Navara owners are urging Nissan to recall the UK’s best-selling […]

Questions & Answers With Matt Neal – 3 Times BTCC Champion

Q Any new names to look out for this season? A There are a fair few new names. There’s been a big ‘musical chairs’ session over the winter with existing names going to new cars and new teams and also new guys coming in, some champions of Ginettas and Clios, etc so they know how to […]

BBC airs aftermarket’s fears over gov’s 4-1-1 MOT proposals

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation warns BBC listeners about the dangers of an MOT extension The Independent automotive aftermarket federation’s (IAAF) chief executive, Wendy Williamson has told BBC Radio 4 that proposals to extend the MOT test from three years to four for newer vehicles are fraught with danger. In an interview for the BBC Radio […]

A2A Exhaust Excellence

A2A exhausts are manufactured exclusively for The Parts Alliance and precision engineered for ultimate performance and OE quality. There’s nothing worse than trying to fit an aftermarket exhaust that doesn’t quite… well, fit. Not only does it take longer, but there’s every chance you’ll soon be seeing your customer again because they can’t take the […]