Monthly Archives: March 2017

Five good reasons not to be without a Garage Management System

article by Leo Freebairn, National Sales Manager (UK), TechMan Garages all too often dive straight into deep detail of comparing the many different Garage Management Systems (GMS) available. But before that starts, it’s essential to step back from features and

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GSF Car Parts grow air con programme


With the clocks changed and summer coming over the horizon, GSF Car Parts has launched what they say is their ‘best ever’ line-up of air conditioning solutions. GSF’s 2017 air con programme will be available to review in full in

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GSF see CPD surge with deadline in sight


GSF Car Parts has seen a late spike in interest from garage technicians eager to comply with the new 2017 CPD requirements imposed on all MOT testers by DVSA, ahead of an end of March deadline. Under the changes, which

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GSF Car Parts host garage ski trip in French Alps


GSF Car Parts’ March ski trip to France’s renowned Val d’Isere resort has received great reviews from customers and suppliers alike. The group of sixty people included members of the GSF management team as well as key personnel from invited

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BG Products takes to the big screen as experts give high praise in new ITN programme


The benefits of BG’s range of preventative maintenance solutions that reduce engine deposit build-up affecting injectors, valves, EGRs and DPFs, have been recognised in a unique news and current affairs-style programme entitled ‘Vision of the Future’ from the Institute of

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New LED Under-bonnet Work Light JESPL-120/AJ launched


Fast growing tools brand Angry Jester has launched a new under-bonnet work light, now available exclusively from The Parts Alliance. The unit features 120 LEDs, split into two rows of 60 which can give even distribution of up to 700

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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

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GSF see sales surge on multi-fleet oils


National motor factor GSF Car Parts are celebrating a very happy first birthday after seeing sales surge on the Vetech multi-fleet engine oils launched in 2016. The standard service life (5W30 SSL Pro) and extended service life (5W30 ESL Pro)

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Delphi braking van bringing ‘Taste of America’ to Dream Drive

Dream Drive van visits garages(lo)

Delphi has hit the road visiting The Parts Alliance’s garage customers as part of the Dream Drive promotion. Dream Drive is running through March and April, during this time the Delphi branded van, promising a ‘taste of America’, will be

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Beat Business ‘Rate Rises’ with efficiency


Garage workshop management system TechMan believe cost challenges like the 2017 business rate revaluation present golden opportunities for garages to confront their inefficiencies and find the silver lining to any rate review clouds. “Generally garages realise their current systems aren’t

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