Entries by Auto Torque

Branch focus: GSF Banbury

The inaugural winner of the Branch of the Year Award at The Parts Alliance explains the secret to their success and how their processes are helping staff serve customers better It’s official: GSF Banbury is The Parts Alliance Branch of the Year; but, with national recognition from the trading group, how do you create a […]

MOT technicians can pass potentially ‘dangerous’ vehicles with current coil spring regulations, Lesjöfors says

MOT inspection rules changed in 2018, giving additional guidance for the testing of suspension components, including coil springs, but regulations are still too vague, the springs manufacturer has said. Lesjöfors has said that, despite some improvements, MOT regulations on coil springs are still too vague and give testers the opportunity to pass a potentially dangerous […]

Oil stock management simplified with new stock profiling tool, Comma says

Tool designed to help factors and garages boost profits through the removal of stock wastage. Factors can now profile the engine oils they need, in the relevant pack sizes, through a newly released stock management system based on location and the cars that are regularly serviced by garage factor customers. Comma has developed the new […]

Don’t miss your chance to be a ‘Garage of the Year’

The industry will gather 5th June to celebrate the achievements of independent garages across nine categories. Don’t miss your chance to win by taking a few minutes to enter – but hurry, there’s only a week to go before entries close… Automechanika Birmingham’s ‘Garage of the Year’ awards are being hosted in association with Garage […]

Watch: ‘Ground-breaking’ DPF cleaner granted patent as motorists saved millions in replacement parts

Patent-approved Vetech DPF Professional Cleaner to prevent inferior copycats being bought or sold anywhere in UK The Parts Alliance has confirmed that a design patent has been granted for Vetech’s ground-breaking DPF Professional Cleaner, which to-date has treated over 100,000 DPFs and saved motorists millions in replacement parts. The patent means other ‘copy-cat’ DPF cleaning […]

Suppliers and customers join celebrity guests at Spring Trade Show

A series of technical talks, market developments, profit opportunities for branches and garages, and a surprise awards ceremony awaited guests The Parts Alliance hosted its first trade of 2019 with motoring celebrities and global suppliers joining over 500 customers at the Spring Trade Show. On Wednesday 27 March, over 500 customers attended the event, which […]

VIP experience on offer from Schaeffler at Automechanika Birmingham

Members and non-members of REPXPERT can still register for the VIP experience Schaeffler has invited its REPXPERT members to register as VIP guests for Automechanika Birmingham 2019 for the three-day event at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) on 4 June, with a variety of prizes and rewards available. REPXPERT members and non-members can now sign-up […]