We are a proud member of United Aftermarket Network Ltd (UAN), the UK’s fastest growing automotive buying group. There are more than 145 fellow members nationwide and whenever necessary, we work together to ensure a garage customer’s requirements are met. Furthermore, UAN is a registered trademark, offering us exclusive use of the brand within the automotive aftermarket.
UAN provides us with exceptional levels of support in key areas such as purchasing, admin, services and marketing, enabling us to better serve our customer base. As a member of UAN, we also have access to original equipment (OE) quality brands and products ensuring we supply only the best products at the most competitive price.
For its distributors, UAN ensures a security of freedom to explore new ideas and opportunities and where, without fear of recrimination, everyone can confidently claim that being “the best” is more about embracing professionalism and not cheaper prices.
The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is an umbrella organisation for the entire automotive aftermarket.
Currently, the IAAF is lobbying the government to drop its proposals to reduce the frequency of MoT tests. The IAAF says: “Currently vehicles are tested when they reach the third anniversary of registration, and are then tested annually (so called 3-1-1). The government (DfT) has proposed a change to first test at four years and then retest every other year (4-2-2) and claim it would "reduce the burden on the motorist". It is hard to see what this 'burden' is. The maximum fee for a test is £54.85 and many test stations charge a great deal less. The test is a vital part of keeping the UK's cars safe, road-worthy and environmentally compliant. Any reduction in testing would lead to increased road casualties (deaths and serious injuries), increased pollution, and have employment consequences. All of which has been supported by independent and reliable research.”
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