Monthly Archives: April 2017

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

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Millers Garage embrace technology to boost efficiency by 50%


For workshop management system TechMan, Millers Garage’s success story signposts the route to greater efficiency for UK workshops. The family-run Bosch Car Service centre founded by Glen Miller 30 years ago prides itself on customer satisfaction, offering MOT, servicing and

Posted in TechMan

Loyal Bristol garage to share reward with staff

Bristol winners

GSF Car Parts’ latest ‘Here Comes Summer’ holiday promotion winner is Brookfield Garage, located just a couple miles away from their busy Bristol Central branch. It’s capped a productive promotion for the successful independent. They added the main prize of

Posted in GSF Car Parts

12 Months of Success for EDT: A Year in Review

EDT's new automotive engine cleaning machinelo

In early February 2016, an ITV production team visited the Mercury Car Centre in Brentwood to capture footage of EDT’s engine detox for a new Institute of the Motor Industry video.  The film debuted at a time that appeared to

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AA Garage Guide Launch ‘Garage of the Month’ Award 2017

AA Garage Guide Award

AA Garage Guide, the online search and booking site that puts quality first, has launched a new ‘Garage of the Month Award’ for 2017, in a bid to reward UK garages that offer first-class customer service. The awards, launched in

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First GSF trade evening of the season leaves garages ‘blown away’

MK trade event2lo

GSF Car Parts has hosted another successful trade evening for garage customers, this time at its Milton Keynes branch. The event, which took place from 6-10pm on Thursday 6th April 2017, attracted around 70 independent garages. Supporting suppliers included Schaeffler,

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V-Tech launches new and improved corporate websites


V-Tech, one of the UK’s leading specialists in garage equipment and workshop solutions, has launched their new and improved V-Tech corporate website. The newly redesigned website provides the perfect platform for customers to learn more about the high-quality garage equipment

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Garage equipment specialist announces new 5 year warranty

V-Tech MOT bay guarantee

Leading garage equipment specialist V-Tech has announced that from April 2017 it will be offering 5 year warranty as standard on MOT bays, in a move it describes as ‘an industry first’. V-Tech originated to supply handheld diagnostic systems as

Posted in V-Tech

First AutoInform Scotland event heralded as “major success”

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The first AutoInform event to be held in Scotland was a ‘major success’ according to both the organisers (ADS & OESAA) and the delegates who attended. Following the tried and tested format used at AutoInform Wolverhampton, which last year attracted

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Staffordshire family garage owner wins ‘Dream Drive’

Major Motors win

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

Posted in Servicesure, The Parts Alliance