Autoinform LIVE returns to Scotland

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This April, Autoinform LIVE will be returning north of the border, this time to Glasgow’s GTG Academy, bringing the UK’s biggest and best automotive training event back to garage owners and technicians in Scotland and the north of England. Taking

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Garages face parts pricing dilemma according to TechMan

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TechMan says customers need to beware what they wish for when it comes to having suppliers’ catalogues available within their garage management system. Leo Freebairn, TechMan’s National Sales Manager says whilst customers ‘often ask for this’ it’s important garages realise

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Garage Guide launches Chargemaster partnership


AA Garage Guide – provider of online bookings, Patrol referrals and the ‘Certified Garage Programme’- is responding to positive feedback from both the garages in its network and those surveyed on Garage Wire by announcing a partnership with electric vehicle

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Servicesure garage named ‘Best Newcomer’ after instant success with Car Leasing Bargains


Braidwood Auto Services, a South Lanarkshire-based Servicesure Autocentre, has been awarded Car Leasing Bargain’s ‘Best Newcomer Award’, just five months after joining the network. The award recognises Braidwood’s instant success in selling CLB finance products after becoming a member of

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AA Guide Price: the ‘life saving’ tool for busy garages


AA Garage Guide, the online search and booking site for MOTs, servicing and repairs that puts quality first, says that its new Guide Price tool is already helping to make the garages in their network more efficient, saving them time

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The Parts Alliance announce 25 ‘City Brakes’ holidays to be won by April


The Parts Alliance will be sending 25 garages on luxury mini-breaks to a host of top European cities in its biggest ever promotion. Campaign scratch cards will be included with all sets of Delphi and Bendix brake pads supplied during

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The Parts Alliance announces two new branch openings

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Uni-Select Inc. (“Uni-Select”, TSX: UNS), announced today that The Parts Alliance, one of its subsidiaries, has opened two new branches in the United Kingdom. The Parts Alliance has opened two new branches in February. This follows two further branch additions

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Servicesure announces final shortlist for ‘Autocentre of the Year 2018’

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Servicesure Autocentres, The Parts Alliance garage programme, is soon to announce the winner of its inaugural ‘Autocentre of the Year’ award, selected from its national network of garages. The awards have been sponsored by a number of Servicesure partners including insurance

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TechMan says web bookings can help garages ‘sell while they sleep’

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TechMan, the garage management system built by an independent garage, say they are rolling out their new ‘web booking’ system after successfully integrating it for a number of customers in recent months. One garage piloting the system saw profits generated

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The Parts Alliance warn on ‘copycat’ DPF Cleaners as sales surge ahead of MOT changes

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The Parts Alliance says the Vetech DPF Professional Cleaner launched in 2015 by GSF Car Parts has proved so successful that they will be enforcing recently acquired design protection rights to help garages avoid ‘inferior copy products’, after successfully patenting

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