Entries by The Parts Alliance

A1 Motorist Centre named Servicesure Autocentre of the Year

Thanet garage crowned at annual awards NATIONAL garage chain Servicesure has crowned Thanet garage A1 Motorist Centre the Autocentre of the Year in its annual awards. The Kent business beat stiff competition from a growing Servicesure network comprising 557 independent garages across England, Scotland and Wales in the fourth annual Servicesure Autocentre of the Year […]

Garage Wire launches vehicle technician ‘Jobs Board’

Advertise garage job vacancies to Garage Wire readers Garage Wire has announced the launch of a new Jobs Board for mechanics, vehicle technicians and MOT testers. Responding to reader demand for a platform to list and apply to independent garage jobs, the Garage Wire Jobs Board already features a wide range of garage job vacancies. Garage Wire […]

Petrol prices reach highest level in nine years

RAC calls government to take action as prices reach unprecedented levels The average price of a litre of petrol sold at UK forecourts has reached 140.22p, the highest level since September 2012 and now just 2p off the record high that occurred in April of the same year, RAC Fuel Watch data shows. Prices have […]

BG Automotive worldwide success recognised by HM The Queen

Firm gets highest Royal recognition for any business in the UK for second time BG Automotive (BGA) has been awarded The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2020. BGA was the only business in Wiltshire to receive this award out of 220 organisations nationally recognised. Flying the flag high for the UK and joined by […]

Ford to build EV components in UK

Carmaker renews commitment to have 100 per cent of its passenger vehicles and two-thirds of its commercial vehicle sales to be EV by 2030 Ford is to invest up to £230 million at its Halewood vehicle transmission facility to build electric power units for future Ford all-electric cars and vans sold in Europe, it has […]

Delphi Technologies’ BlueTech VCI diagnostics to make public debut at Autoinform Live

Autoinform Live set to take place on November 6-7 in Wolverhampton Delphi Technologies’ new diagnostic solution, BlueTech VCI, will make its public debut at the OESAA Autoinform Live event in Wolverhampton this November. Designed from the ground up to respond to the changing demands posed by today’s increasingly complex vehicles, the new BlueTech VCI (Vehicle […]

Cost is biggest reason for youngsters not taking driving lessons

Car running costs among the biggest turn-offs for 17 to 24-year-olds With the number of young people getting behind the wheel now declining, research conducted by the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has indicated why many young people aged 17-24 have put the brakes on learning to drive. Of 1,000 young drivers […]

OESAA urges technicians to sign up to Autoinform Live with ‘limited spaces’ available

Original equipment manufacturers and industry ambassadors to host weekend event The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is urging technicians to snap up tickets for Autoinform Live, with limited spaces now available for the live training event in Wolverhampton. On the weekend of the 6th and 7th November, original equipment manufacturers and industry ambassadors will […]

GS Yuasa traction range gains momentum for European market

Coverage for all makes and models providing reliable power and hassle-free performance GS Yuasa have announced the launch of a new range of traction batteries for the European material handling market. The launch sees the manufacturer expand upon its class leading Japanese traction battery range with an all-new line up of European DIN and BS […]