Monthly Archives: January 2017

The new Diag DIGIT set to streamline workshops


The Parts Alliance says the response to their new Diag DIGIT diagnostics system has already been ‘overwhelming’. The DIGIT, an Angry Jester concept exclusively available from The Parts Alliance, marries a leading connected diagnostic tablet with an innovative communications platform.

Posted in Angry Jester, The Parts Alliance

EDT Automotive survey results highlight the growing problem of carbon build-up


Technicians are witnessing high volumes of vehicles experiencing carbon build-up, according to a recent Garage Wire survey on behalf of EDT Automotive. According to the results, 77% of the technicians that participated witnessed the problem in ‘quite a lot’ of

Posted in Clients, EDT Automotive

GSF promotion set to soothe winter blues

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GSF Car Parts has started 2017 by encouraging customers to look forward to warm weather fun with their new national ‘Here Comes Summer’ garage promotion. The format will be similar to the national motor factor’s record-breaking 2016 ‘Cars and Stars’

Posted in GSF Car Parts

Autoinform LIVE comes to Edinburgh

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Hot on the heels of the highly successful Autoinform LIVE 2016 training event in November, the Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) has announced that a second event is soon to follow, this time catering to garage owners and technicians

Posted in Clients, OESAA

Celsus UK Limited appoints Anthony Zammit as National Account Manager


Celsus, distributor of JL Audio, Dynamat, KICKER and Calearo products, has added to its ever-expanding, dynamic workforce with the recent appointment of Anthony Zammit as National Account Manager. Anthony’s recruitment is part of the automotive accessories specialist’s continued growth plans

Posted in Celsus, Clients

GSF Car Parts adds second Sealey tool van

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GSF Car Parts has added a second Sealey tool van after enjoying great success with the first one, launched to trial the concept around 12 months ago. The new long wheel base Citroen Relay is again co-branded with ‘Garage Essentials’

Posted in GSF Car Parts, The Parts Alliance

TechMan’s six big benefits for ‘paperless’ garages


Garage workshop management system TechMan say there’s been a rapid shift towards paperless working through 2016, facilitated by TechView, the customisable electronic vehicle health check (EVHC) companion. TechView enables garages to take traditional paper information, like health check sheets or

Posted in TechMan

Garage Essentials Winter 2017 makes big impact


GSF Car Parts’ Winter 2017 Garage Essentials is the biggest yet at a huge 76 pages, making it hard to miss, as it lands with independent garages and across trade counters throughout January. Highlights from the extended range of participating

Posted in GSF Car Parts, The Parts Alliance

Servicesure Autocentres to launch ‘Brakes for Life’ offer


Servicesure Autocentres, The Parts Alliance garage programme, is rolling out its latest new initiative ‘Brakesure’ to offer motorists lifetime replacement on brake pads. Servicesure, which announced its network had reached 400 sites during November, has already started preparing its national

Posted in Servicesure, The Parts Alliance

£3.5 million investment in GSF van fleet gets underway


GSF Car Parts has taken delivery of 12 Peugeot Partner vans at their Birmingham head office on Wednesday 22nd December, to replace their local delivery vehicles over 4 years old. The upgrade also marked the start of a rolling programme

Posted in GSF Car Parts, The Parts Alliance