Entries by The Parts Alliance

Schaeffler hails ‘best ever’ Automechanika Birmingham

Exhibition stand offered visitors a glimpse at the ‘garage of tomorrow’ The stand, located in the OESAA village, featured a striking workshop setting with a Schaeffler BMW M4 DTM car, plus augmented and mixed reality exhibits. According to Schaeffler, it grabbed the attention of technicians and distributors alike, with feedback from visitors overwhelmingly positive. Because […]

Automechanika Birmingham 2019 attracts highest ever visitor attendance

12,145 automotive industry professionals visited the hugely successful 2019 event Organiser says the event delivered on its promise of bringing the entire UK automotive industry together against a backdrop of innovation, technology and networking. Feedback from exhibitors was overwhelmingly positive and, as a result, 87 percent of space has been reserved for 2021 where exhibitors […]

REPXPERT INA and FAG training day gets 10/10 rating

Course covered INA belt system and FAG wheel bearing technology best practice, installation and problem diagnosis Schaeffler’s latest training day at the REPXPERT Academy in Hereford has been rated ‘10 out of 10’ by one of the attending technicians. Members were given some practical demonstrations before being set a number of tasks by REPXPERTs Tim Adams […]

Uni-Select Inc. appoints Brent Windom as President and Chief Executive Officer

Boucherville (Québec), April 29, 2019 – Uni-Select Inc. (TSX:UNS) (“Uni-Select”) is pleased to announce that Brent Windom, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Automotive Group, has been appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1, 2019. Mr. Windom has over 30 years of experience of transformational change in the […]

Spring Garage Essentials packed with all new bargains

The Parts Alliance’s Spring Garage Essentials features a huge number of new suppliers and exclusive products. Garages can gleam again thanks to the new Angry Jester hot and cold pressure washer, new in at only £895 + VAT just in time for spring cleaning. Also in for the first time come 100% original fully supported […]

Don’t miss your chance to be a ‘Garage of the Year’

The industry will gather 5th June to celebrate the achievements of independent garages across nine categories. Don’t miss your chance to win by taking a few minutes to enter – but hurry, there’s only a week to go before entries close… Automechanika Birmingham’s ‘Garage of the Year’ awards are being hosted in association with Garage […]

Watch: ‘Ground-breaking’ DPF cleaner granted patent as motorists saved millions in replacement parts

Patent-approved Vetech DPF Professional Cleaner to prevent inferior copycats being bought or sold anywhere in UK The Parts Alliance has confirmed that a design patent has been granted for Vetech’s ground-breaking DPF Professional Cleaner, which to-date has treated over 100,000 DPFs and saved motorists millions in replacement parts. The patent means other ‘copy-cat’ DPF cleaning […]

Number of MOT testers struck off increases by 82 per cent

178 testers were banned from testing in 2017/18 as quality of inspections declared not ‘as good as it could be’ The number of MOT testers who have been struck off in the UK has dramatically increased with 82 per cent more testers banned in the 2017/18 financial year compared with 2015/16. Experts say dodgy testers […]