Entries by The Parts Alliance

Drivers planning 13M Christmas journeys

Millions plan to visit friends and family during ‘Christmas travel window’ but a fifth won’t due to COVID-19 Drivers are collectively planning in the region of 13m separate trips by car to see family and friends during the coronavirus ‘travel window’ between 23 and 27 December. The research, which was conducted by RAC Breakdown, predicts […]

Drug driver didn’t realise state of car, police report

Civic issued prohibition notice to prevent it being driven until fixed The driver of a Honda Civic was found to have drugs in his system after police tested him when he didn’t realise his car was unroadworthy. North Yorkshire Police officers also issued a prohibition notice to prevent it being driven on a road until […]

UK’s first Electric Forecourt opens in Essex

UK-wide network of over 100 Electric Forecourts powered by net zero carbon energy The UK’s first Electric Forecourt has opened for business near Braintree, Essex, representing a major breakthrough for the UK’s electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. The site is the first of over 100 Electric Forecourts being built by GRIDSERVE over the next five […]

November brings further decline for new car market

Market suffers £1.3 billion revenue hit with 42,840 fewer new cars joining British roads last month The UK new car market again saw a decline last month as registrations in November fell 27.4 per cent year-on-year, according to the latest figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). In a month when […]

Servicesure extends warranty programme with ‘Oilsure’ in conjunction with Comma

National garage chain Servicesure has launched Oilsure, an industry-leading oil warranty programme in partnership with global lubricants and chemicals specialist Comma. Oilsure now gives Servicesure members the chance to extend their national warranty to Comma oil. Comma Sales and Marketing Director Mike Bewsey said: “With advancing vehicle technologies and the costly implications of ‘getting it wrong’, […]

Simon Graeme Auto Service Centre named Servicesure Autocentre of the Year

Servicesure Autocentre of the Year Awards delivered directly to workshops in absence of traditional ceremony National garage chain Servicesure has crowned Harrogate garage Simon Graeme Auto Service Centre the Autocentre of the Year in its annual awards. The North Yorkshire business beat stiff competition from a Servicesure network comprising 554 independent garages across England, Scotland […]

The Parts Alliance Committed To Supporting Garages Throughout National Lockdown

With England entering a period of new restrictions on 5th November, The Parts Alliance have confirmed that all their branches will remain open throughout the 2nd national lockdown. The nationwide distributor wanted to reassure customers that their entire network will continue to be fully operational, particularly as many workshops are experiencing an uplift in MOT’s and may […]

The Parts Alliance launches new Greggs snack promotion

Garage staff can win tasty treats from Greggs thanks to a new promotion from The Parts Alliance and Comma Oil. Customers will receive scratch cards from their local branch of Allparts, Bromsgrove Motor Factors, BBC Superfactors, BMS Superfactors, Car Parts & Accessories, CES, GMF Motor Factors, GSF Car Parts, SAS Autoparts, SC Motor Factors, The […]