It’s time to shine

2019-04-08T00:00:00+01:00

After the winter months of grit and grime on the road, many people use the warmer weather and longer days of spring to give their cars a spring clean inside and out. "Car care sales are very seasonal," confirms Richard Garrie, area manager for Adam Purves (Galashiels). "Over the winter ...

Oils under pressure

2018-04-12T00:00:00+01:00

With news that new car sales are likely to fall 5.5% this year, it’s obvious that the average age of the vehicles on our roads is increasing. According to the ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association) report, Vehicles in Use Europe 2017, there were 38.2 million vehicles on the roads in ...

What a real Pro!

2017-04-10T00:00:00+01:00

The Pro Elite (rrp £59.99) is the latest addition to the Stoplock security lock family.

Don’t be fooled by counterfeit lube

2017-04-10T00:00:00+01:00

The Verification of Lubricants Specifications (VLS) was set up in 2013 to protect end users and safeguard against counterfeit lubricants. It recommends three simple steps to ensure it can maintain product quality when it comes to car lubricants:

Enhanced JetMax range suits up to 75% of cars

2017-04-10T00:00:00+01:00

Jet has just launched its new enhanced JetMax range of engine oils. Stuart Cufflin, transport and retail contracts manager at the company, explains the rationale behind the enhance-ments: "We first introduced JetMax in 2009 and the products have always been popular across our dealer network, but we wanted to further ...

A tailored approach

2017-04-10T00:00:00+01:00

Tailoring your offer to your individual location is the key to a good car care offer, according to Graham Sims, chairman of Top 50 Indie HKS Retail and he should know as the company has over 70 sites across the country.

Top gear

2016-04-07T00:00:00+01:00

Fraser’s Budgens of Marlborough took the top prize for Best Car Care and Lubricants outlet (sponsored by Convenience Distribution Group CDG) at last year’s Forecourt Trader of the Year awards and it’s easy to see why.