Entries by The Parts Alliance

Autotech Recruit to promote ‘fix first time’ mentality with exclusive ZF Aftermarket training

Training deal aims to give all vehicle technicians access to in-depth technical courses To counteract the ongoing skills shortage within the automotive industry, and meet the growing demand from UK garages for highly skilled technicians, Autotech Recruit has launched an exclusive alliance with ZF Aftermarket technical training. As a recruitment company, solely dedicated to the […]

BMW struggles to cope with scale of EGR valve recall

BMW owners left without cars for months while waiting for EGR repairs as BMW suppliers face unprecedented demand Owners of BMWs that were recalled for an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve leak are reported to have been left without their cars for up to eight weeks as the German car-maker struggles to obtain replacement parts quickly enough. […]

Schaeffler to join OESAA members in Ireland for Autoinform Live 2019

REPXPERT team to demonstrate knowledge and experience, pass on hints and tips as well as best practice advice Schaeffler REPXPERTs will be helping improve technicians’ knowedge and providing them with the skills they need to improve their workshop repertoire when delivering invaluable hands-on training and seminars during Autoinform Live 2019. This year’s event will be […]

Valeo urges garages to discover the benefits of Tech Assist

Services available include training, technical data and support hotline to help garages access training on demand Valeo says its new technical assistance service Tech Assist is “unparalleled” To find the right parts and up to date technical information, technicians can simply enter the car model or product reference in the Tech Assist interface and get […]

VRM Search added to Lesjöfors’ Mobile Catalogue App

Lesjöfors’ free catalogue app now includes VRM look-up, making it even easier to find the right spring for any vehicle. Built using extensive catalogue and cross reference data, the Lesjöfors app offers motor trade professionals a variety of powerful features, including: VRM Search (available for all British and Irish vehicles) – simply enter a registration […]

Dispelling the Myths Behind Polyurethane Bushes

In the first a three part article Polybush look at perhaps the most frequently mentioned myth… “Polybushes are too hard” The most common misconception about Polyurethane bushes is that they are too hard and give a harsh or uncomfortable ride. This simply isn’t the case. Before a bush is created the mechanical properties of the […]

Uni-Select Inc. reports Q4 and full year 2018 results

Sales up 1.1% to $419.5 million in Q4 and up 21.0% to $1,752.0 million for 2018, driven by the full-year contribution of The Parts Alliance UK segment and organic growth; Consolidated organic growth(1) of 2.3% in Q4 and 1.5% for 2018 with organic growth(1) in all 3 segments for the 2018 full year; EBITDA(1) of […]

Uni-Select Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Sales up 13.4% to $448.8 million, driven by the contribution of TPA and organic growth; Consolidated organic growth(1) of 3.4% with positive organic growth(1) in all 3 segments; EBITDA(1) of $29.7 million; adjusted EBITDA(1) of $34.9 million, up 3.0%; EPS of $0.25, adjusted EPS(1) of $0.37, same as 2017; Launched strategic alternatives review; 2018 guidance […]