Entries by Tim Coates

The Parts Alliance Group purchased by Uni-Select Inc.

The Parts Alliance Group has been acquired from its private equity owner HgCapital by Uni-Select Inc., a Canadian publicly listed, North American Automotive aftermarket distributor. New owners Uni-Select operate as a market-leader in the USA and Canada, distributing automotive aftermarket parts, equipment and refinish products through a network of 14 distribution centres, 270 corporate stores […]

The Parts Alliance looks forward to Automechanika

The Parts Alliance is looking forward to returning to Automechanika on 6th to 8th June having also supported last year’s UK debut of the world-leading supply chain trade event. The Parts Alliance will be at stand 18D10. They believe that for a trading group of their scale, Automechanika offers a unique opportunity to meet a […]

The Parts Alliance Group Ltd acquires BMS Superfactors

The Parts Alliance is delighted to announce that it 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. Founded 25 years ago, BMS Superfactors begun as a small accessory shop and has grown into a business currently completing over […]

The Parts Alliance’s steering and suspension programme sends garages soaring

The Parts Alliance has announced a new major promotion with three lucky customers set to win a Spitfire flight. The initiative will run through May only, and is supported by members Allparts, CES, GMF, SC Motor Factors, The Parts Alliance South West, SAS, Waterloo, Dingbro, BBC Superfactors and BMS Superfactors. During May, every part purchased […]

Servicesure set for record-breaking year as 50 join since start of 2017

Servicesure Autocentres, The Parts Alliance garage programme, is seeing members joining in unprecedented numbers. By mid April over 50 new garages had joined the national network in 2017 alone. The rate of joining has consistently averaged 15 garages per month since the latter part of 2016, marking a clearly established trend rather than a spike […]

Staffordshire family garage owner wins ‘Dream Drive’

Dave Bailey of Major Motors, a loyal customer of CES Stoke, is the first Servicesure garage to strike it lucky in The Parts Alliance’s ‘Dream Drive’ promotion. “I’ve always wanted to visit America, so I’m really looking forward to taking in the sights and spending time in so many famous cities,” said garage owner Dave. […]

Spring 2017 Garage Essentials

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, […]

First garage wins USA ‘Dream Drive’ with Delphi

The Parts Alliance has announced Steve Patch, Parts Manager of W&M Stevens as the first garage customer to win the ‘road trip of a lifetime’ along America’s iconic Route 66 in the current ‘Dream Drive’ promotion. A delighted Steve Patch said: “I’m truly blown away to win a real once in a lifetime prize. It […]

The Parts Alliance and Delphi send garages on USA ‘Dream Drive’

A new promotion from Delphi and The Parts Alliance will see six lucky garage customers enjoy the road trip of a lifetime, along America’s iconic Route 66. The ‘Dream Drive’ promotion will run for two months (from 1st March to the end of April) across The Parts Alliance’s South West branches and through members Allparts, […]