20 Jun 2024
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Hawes awarded OBE for services to auto industry

SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes has been awarded an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)…

IGA unveils award finalists

The Independent Garage Association has announced the finalists for this year’s British Independent Garage of the Year Awards.

Skills gap ‘stifling’ potential of garages, GSF boss warns

The ongoing skills gap in the UK’s automotive sector is an “artificial straitjacket” around UK independent garages that…

MAKING the most of the e-mobility opportunity

Juice Technology says if garages evolve into multi-service providers, they can make the most of the e-mobility opportunity…

Face the Pro Ace

Neil finds that the most dangerous game is indeed man, when a mistake made by a mechanic in…

The evolution of ADAS

Martin looks at how ADAS has changed as it has developed, and where it is going  By Martin…

Standing up for fair play for garages and consumers

Cost of living pressures are a likely key driver in the record number of service and repair cases…

UK firms heading to Frankfurt in aftermarket trade drive

Automechanika Frankfurt director Olaf Musshoff (pictured) and his team talk to Aftermarket editor John Shepherd about the continuing…

Health and wellbeing

We all have health and wellbeing. As we take control and drive our way through life, it’s important…

Banner bullish on battery growth, UK aftermarket

Lead acid battery giant Banner said the market for its products is set for continued growth over the…

ETB Wholesale rolls out Ceat deal as business ramps up

ETB Wholesale said it is ramping up investment to position the firm as one of the biggest regional…

GSF says exhausts sales surge reflects brand support

GSF Car Parts has announced a 30% year-to-date increase in sales of automotive exhausts compared to 2023 —…

Garages need to find more time to make money

 It’s estimated the number of hours wasted answering the phone and searching for the right spanner, is…

BM Catalysts explains how vehicle selective catalyst reduction (SCR) technology works

Leading manufacturer of hot end emissions products, BM Catalysts, is committed to ensuring the aftermarket has…

What do customers REALLY think of your garage?

In this video, the founder of aftermarket website agency Garage Services Online, Jim Lang, talks to Andy Savva,…

Register now to join us for The Aftermarket Event

There is still time to join your fellow industry peers for The Aftermarket Event at Farnborough International —…

Registration is open!

To save your place at The Aftermarket Event, 2-3 October, at Farnborough International, Register online…

LKQ Euro Car Parts open Aftermarket Event with keynote address

The seminar programme in the Top Garage theatre is heating up with big names from across the automotive…