Features
  • ‘A Dangerous Game of Russian Roulette’

    With the introduction of the Government’s ‘Think Before You Buy’ campaign last summer, counterfeit produc ...

    With the introduction of the Government’s ‘Think Before You Buy’ campaign last summer, counterfeit products are an industry hot topic. Colin Smit, Managing Director of Lumag, provides further insight ...

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  • Back to Bennetts

    At the end of last year, PMF spoke to John Bennett, Managing Director of Bennetts Car Parts, about how th ...

    At the end of last year, PMF spoke to John Bennett, Managing Director of Bennetts Car Parts, about how the third-generation family business is getting on in a tough and competitive industry. Q. Could ...

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  • Blocking out the Noise

    Brake noise causes anxiety and although such noise rarely indicates an actual issue, its presence will al ...

    Brake noise causes anxiety and although such noise rarely indicates an actual issue, its presence will always raise concerns over the quality of braking components. In this safety critical category, n ...

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  • While Stocks Last

    The winter months are the key selling period for glow plugs, and NGK says motor factors need to be stocki ...

    The winter months are the key selling period for glow plugs, and NGK says motor factors need to be stocking up in preparation to ensure they don’t miss out on any sales opportunities. Winter invariabl ...

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  • An Alternative Solution

    Bob Wood, Technical Engineer at Total Lubricants, explains how the company has had to respond to an incre ...

    Bob Wood, Technical Engineer at Total Lubricants, explains how the company has had to respond to an increase in the amount of alternatively-fuelled vehicles on UK roads. In 2017, the UK’s appetite for ...

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  • Keeping out the Cold

    Freezing temperatures don’t have to mean an increase in battery warranty returns. They can provide motor ...

    Freezing temperatures don’t have to mean an increase in battery warranty returns. They can provide motor factors with cross-selling opportunities, including battery chargers and accessories, says CTEK ...

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  • Quality & Control Testing

    Sealey walks through the quality control and testing procedures carried out on its products before they r ...

    Sealey walks through the quality control and testing procedures carried out on its products before they reach the market. Sealey provides over 9,500 product lines designed for use in the trade. Catalo ...

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  • 80 Years of PCL

    PCL is celebrating 80 years since its incorporation in Sheffield in June 1938. From the appointment of it ...

    PCL is celebrating 80 years since its incorporation in Sheffield in June 1938. From the appointment of its first directors, Henry Turner and Thomas Brown, the business has experienced eight decades of ...

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  • Then & Now

    Next year, Morris Lubricants will celebrate its 150-year evolution; from candlemaker to global oil export ...

    Next year, Morris Lubricants will celebrate its 150-year evolution; from candlemaker to global oil exporter. Grocer and candlemaker James Kent Morris could never have envisaged the future evolution of ...

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  • A Rapid Development

    Lucas Oil’s automotive lubricants and additives are now available from over 120 motor factor branches wit ...

    Lucas Oil’s automotive lubricants and additives are now available from over 120 motor factor branches within the Rapid Group, after a deal was agreed with the US manufacturer last month. PMF finds out ...

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