Entries by Auto Torque

Cheltenham trade show debut a major success, The Parts Alliance reports

Trade event heads to Cheltenham Racecourse for first time The Parts Alliance has heralded its third trade show of 2019 as a major success, providing the perfect environment to bring all of its Cheltenham customers together with suppliers to socialise and network. Attended by representatives from branches and suppliers, the Parts Alliance’s trade shows have […]

REPXPERT members get 50% off INA OAP tool kit in bonus shop offer

Tool kit valuable asset as number of OAP-equipped vehicles continues to rise Schaeffler REPXPERT members can take advantage of a new ‘half-price’ promotion in the bonus shop, where they can now spend 50% less points and get an INA OAP tool kit. Originally available in exchange for 35,000 bonus points, this invaluable workshop tool is […]

Temporary recruitment the answer for workshops with staff shortages, expert says

Autotech Recruit managing director offers advice to garage owners faced with staff shortages and high levels of demand Recruitment specialist for the automotive aftermarket, Autotech Recruit is advising garage owners on the benefits of temporary recruitment which can prevent businesses losing thousands of pounds a day in revenue from an empty bay. Gavin White, managing director […]

DVSA launches investigation into tester who left insulting MOT advisory

Smart car advisory now removed after DVSA deemed it “completely unacceptable” The DVSA has removed an insulting advisory from its MOT history service and has said that it is investigating the matter further. The Smart car had failed its test in 2015 because the bulb that illuminates the registration plate wasn’t working. However the tester […]

Ivor Searle expands manual gearbox offering

Additions include applications for Fiat, Ford, Land Rover, Renault, Vauxhall and Volkswagen Remanufacturer, Ivor Searle has expanded its all-makes range of gearboxes for cars and light commercial vehicles. Costing up to 40 per cent less than OE, the latest additions to the the Ivor Searle manual transmission potfolio include applications for Fiat, Ford and Land […]

ZF Services to unveil latest capabilities at Coach & Bus Show 2019

Global company to share insight into latest driveline and chassis solutions ZF Services will be exhibiting at the ultimate aftermarket showcase for the coach and bus industry when it attends Coach & Bus UK on 2 – 3 October 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham. The free-to-attend trade show will welcome almost 200 of the industry’s […]

BG Automotive releases 70 new part numbers

OE aftermarket parts supplier reveals latest additions to product range BG Automotive has released details of its latest list of new-to-range parts. New additions include five cooling products, one driveshaft, two oil pumps, 13 power steering pumps, 38 new sealing products, six steering and suspension parts and five new timing products. Highlighted as its current […]

MOT tester spared jail despite scamming council out of £37,000

MOTs registered officially as a pass but not registered with the council for payment while working at public centre An MOT tester who scammed a council out of tens of thousands of pounds has been spared jail. Phillip Aris pocketed about £20,000 in the scam which he ran between June 2014 and January 2018 at […]