Entries by The Parts Alliance

“Leading-edge product innovation” supported by OSRAM takeover of Ring

The takeover has been welcomed by Ring as “very positive news” for customers OSRAM has completed a takeover Ring, the aftermarket manufacturer of automotive lighting, electronics and accessories, as the company expands its product range in the automotive sector. “With the acquisition of Ring Automotive, we are further expanding our aftermarket portfolio and can at […]

Autotech Recruit spearheads innovative permanent recruitment drive

Initiative to offer bespoke projects for individual businesses for large scale or multi-site permanent recruitment Autotech Recruit has launched a pioneering, large-scale permanent recruitment drive, which is set to deliver multiple technicians across multiple sites, revolutionising the way in which national automotive companies recruit permanent vehicle technicians. Due to the mass delivery of vehicle technicians, […]

DVSA confirms that ADAS remains out of the scope of MOT

Responsibility of all systems not covered by MOT lies with drivers The DVSA has confirmed to AutoTorque that ADAS remains out of the remit of the MOT, with all vehicle systems that don’t fall under the MOT being the responsibility of drivers to maintain. In a statement, Neil Barlow, DVSA’s head of vehicle engineering, said: […]

The Parts Alliance hosts first-ever National Conference

Around 300 managers from across The Parts Alliance converged in Manchester last week for the trading group’s first national conference. The event was held in the Concorde Conference Centre underneath the iconic supersonic plane on Friday 22nd March. The day was packed with engaging and interactive content, all designed to build a sense of community among […]

Neil Croxson named president and COO of The Parts Alliance

The Parts Alliance has announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Neil Croxson has been appointed to the position of president and chief operating officer, with immediate effect. Neil succeeds Peter Sephton who will be retiring after ensuring an orderly transition over a three-month period. “I would like to thank all my colleagues in The Parts […]

Making Tax Digital to come into effect from 1 April

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) hosted its latest members’ event recently and reminded garages and beyond about the forthcoming Making Tax Digital (MTD) rollout. Notwithstanding garages, any business that has a taxable turnover above £85,000 and is VAT-registered will need to keep digital records of tax and VAT returns after 31 March 2019. To do […]