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4x4 Vehicle Hire Releases 5 New Franchises

4×4 Vehicle Hire Releases 5 New Franchises In The U.K

Franchised in 2012 4x4 Vehicle Hire is a franchised based bespoke car hire business. We have released 5 new areas available to any keen individuals starting from just £15,000. These new areas are available now and require ambitious individuals who want to enter the self-drive hire market. “We are cementing our...
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Young Female Apprentice Jump Starts Career in Automotive Industry

An alternative to a university degree: apprenticeships offer a great balance of both on-the-job learning experience, together with the more formal assessment side, to work towards a desired qualification. Seventeen-year-old, Jessica Peck from ChipsAway Loughborough, completed a Business Administrator apprenticeship with three distinctions, and reveals why an apprenticeship was definitely...
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Revealed: The UK’s most unlucky car colour 2019

According to the latest data from automotive paintwork repairer, ChipsAway, black cars suffered the most minor damage in 2019, accounting for 20.6% of all repairs completed by their specialists nationwide. This was closely followed by grey and blue. You might be thinking that there are simply more black cars on...
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How Forward-thinking Franchisees Can Maximise Opportunities In The Aftermarket.

John Dines, UK Operations Director at Quick Lane Europe, looks at opportunities for struggling automotive retail franchisees Few industries are experiencing such rapid change as the automotive sector. New models of vehicle ownership, the growing emphasis on electric vehicles and widespread changes in purchasing habits are changing the face of...
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Quick Lane Growth Continues With New Colchester Centre

A new Quick Lane Tyre & Autocentre opens today in Colchester as the brand continues its rapid European growth. The new facility covers a space of 6,000 sq ft and is situated on Peartree Road Retail Park, close to Colchester town centre and the Tollgate shopping park. It is the...
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Auto Car Brokers ‘Black January’ Promotion

Auto Car Brokers are pleased to announce the launch of their ‘Black January' promotional offer for the Car Broker Business Package. With 20% off the normal retail price, this brings the overall investment down to just £7,995. We appreciate that January is often a very popular time for people looking to...
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ChipsAway’s Bangers4Ben 2019 Entry Raises Over £1k for Charity

1,500 miles, numerous bags of fish and chips crisps, and possibly a few glasses of ‘Vin rouge' later, the ChipsAway Bangers4Ben rally team returned home safely from the intrepid travels across France. Now the car has been sold at auction, with all proceeds going towards BEN, ChipsAway is delighted...
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ChipsAway Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary at Annual Conference and Awards Dinner

240 delegates gathered at the 5* Celtic Manor Resort, for ChipsAway's Annual Conference and 25th Anniversary Awards Dinner over the weekend. Celebrating 25 years as the UK's leading minor car body paintwork repair brand. Managing Director of ChipsAway, Tim Harris kicked off the event - addressing the crowd and highlighting...
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We Exhibit on Large Important Exhibitions with Our Distributors

As a new supplier to their maintenance workshops, in partnership with our distributor in the NW, we were proud to be invited to exhibit on the Speedy Hire PLC stand to demonstrate our sealant to Speedy Hire suppliers and customers. The HGV tyre above had a 15mm diameter spike hammered...

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