Features
  • Making the Grade

    A decade ago, a motor factor could service the needs of the majority of its customers by stocking 15W-40 ...

    A decade ago, a motor factor could service the needs of the majority of its customers by stocking 15W-40 and 10W-40 grade engine oils. Unless the car was unusual, one of those would have worked just f ...

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  • A Lot Happens in a Year

    PMF takes a trip to Autosupplies to find out what has changed at the Chesterfield operation since the pre ...

    PMF takes a trip to Autosupplies to find out what has changed at the Chesterfield operation since the previous visit, and how the acquisition of Butlers Automotive has affected the business. Autosuppl ...

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  • Timing is Key

    Draper Tools explains how it has made its new timing tools range so accessible to its customers. Engine t ...

    Draper Tools explains how it has made its new timing tools range so accessible to its customers. Engine timing tools are an essential for any workshop, but of course there’s a vast range of them out t ...

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  • All Change

    As the ACEA 2012 sequences are phased out, and with ACEA 2016 sequences now mandatory, PMF speaks to Andr ...

    As the ACEA 2012 sequences are phased out, and with ACEA 2016 sequences now mandatory, PMF speaks to Andrew Goddard, Chairman of the Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS) about what the chang ...

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  • The Wheelwright Approach

    Known in the automotive accessory market for its alloy wheel offering, Wheelwright is setting its sight o ...

    Known in the automotive accessory market for its alloy wheel offering, Wheelwright is setting its sight on motor factors to stock its new RoadHero space saver wheel kit. Before launching into the spec ...

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  • It Pays to Display

    Standing out is essential in the challenging and competitive retail environment. With this in mind, Ring ...

    Standing out is essential in the challenging and competitive retail environment. With this in mind, Ring has developed new branding, online presence and in-store support specifically to help motor fac ...

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  • Building an Identity

    Over the course of its 50 years, Melksham Motor Spares has come to understand how it can best fulfil its ...

    Over the course of its 50 years, Melksham Motor Spares has come to understand how it can best fulfil its role in the supply chain. PMF visited the factor to investigate what it is about the business t ...

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  • Hoses Under Pressure

    First Line explains how the push to reduce emissions has led to increased sales of turbocharger hoses, an ...

    First Line explains how the push to reduce emissions has led to increased sales of turbocharger hoses, and how the company can cater to this rise in demand. Legislative pressure on vehicle manufacture ...

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  • Road to Recognition

    Over the course of its 30-year history, FAI has become known for its large array of engine component rang ...

    Over the course of its 30-year history, FAI has become known for its large array of engine component ranges and extensive steering and suspension portfolio. PMF met up with the company at Automechanik ...

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  • Taking it all Onboard

    When promoting a product it is important to highlight all of its possible applications. CTEK believes tha ...

    When promoting a product it is important to highlight all of its possible applications. CTEK believes that its range of on-board charging systems, which are perfect for RV and caravan applications, ca ...

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