Both PSA Group UK and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK have announced updates this week to make their sales of trade and retail parts more convenient.
TrustFord has continued the growth of its wholesale parts business with the opening of new PartsPlus franchised sites in Lincoln and Hull.
TrustFord has officially opened its new £700,000 PartsPlus wholesale parts operation in Glasgow – creating 30 jobs.
Halfords reports that sales at its workshop chain, Autocentres, rose 2.2% to £161.4 million in the 12 months to Mar 29, reflecting growth in its provision of servicing, tyres and MOT.
MG Motor UK has launched a new online aftersales dealer portal which enables its franchised retailers to access the latest aftersales marketing, parts and pricing information.
Car parts will not attract an import tariff if the UK Leaves the EU under a ‘no deal’ scenario, scrutiny of a 1,477-page hard Brexit plan has revealed.
Brexit could cause the closure of up to 1,000 vehicle repair outlets within a fortnight of Britain’s departure from the EU under a ‘no deal’ scenario, a meeting of the sector’s providers has suggested.
RAC and Euro Car Parts have joined forces to create the “biggest” independent garage network in the UK
Vindis Group has welcomed Jack Lankester-Bell to its senior management team as he is promoted to head of trade parts specialists (TPS) and Ducati.
Glovebox Direct is a new parts e-commerce firm, selling manufacturer branded parts for seven marques: Toyota, Nissan, Lexus, Suzuki, Peugeot, Citroen and Renault
Euro Car Parts founder Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia has resigned his position amid changes at the top of the aftermarket supplier - 40 years after starting the business with an investment of £5,000.
MG Motor UK has celebrated exceeding all of its aftersales targets on the back of new car sales which have already exceeded 2017's full-year sales by 85.6%.
Nissan has announced an expansion of the scope of its two aftersales programmes for out-of-warranty vehicles by launching a new selection of remanufactured parts in a bid to improve service.
Stewart MacAulay, Arnold Clark director, has become Group Autoparts director, based at its head office in Glasgow.
Stephen Hardy of FPX outlines the challenge for automotive parts operations to transfer their products and services onto an easily navigable ecommerce site.
Sebastiano Fedrigo, FCA service, parts and customer care director, on how urgency drives the best results and why he is still amazed by Spotify.
BMW Group UK has launched a new digital shop for customers to purchase BMW and Mini parts, accessories and lifestyle products online.
ClickMechanic has announced its latest supply agreement with Euro Car Parts, which boasts a trade account to help businesses grow.
Leading aftermarket parts supplier The Parts Alliance has been acquired by Canada-based Uni-Select Inc for £205m.
Amazon and Alibaba have ruffled feathers amongst US auto parts retailers by striking deals with suppliers to sell their products direct.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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