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Why is there a need for different types of lubricant for the brake system?

09 Sep 2021

For a braking system to be operating at optimum efficiency it is important to have free movement of components. Unfortunately, due to exposure to environmental conditions, being subjected to acidic cleaners and high-pressure washers, the brake area can suffer from…

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Platinum Wins Component Product of the Year

17 Sep 2019

Platinum International did themselves proud at the most recent A1 Motor Stores event by taking home the Component Product of the Year award in recognition of their commitment to outstanding product and service over the past year. This recent victory…

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Two New Additions to AAG Family

03 Sep 2019

AAG UK has completed the acquisition of FMP Motor Factors Ltd & Glaze Auto Parts Ltd. Both are existing members of Groupauto.

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Alliance Automotive Group acquires All Vehicle Parts Ltd.

01 Aug 2019

AAG UK has completed the acquisition of All Vehicle Parts Ltd., an existing member of GROUPAUTO. AVP is a four branch LV business based in Market Harborough, Corby, Leicester, and Oakham with sales of c£4.2m and 50 employees.

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Proudly Presenting Paul Sapte

26 Jul 2019

Last month, you may have read all about Neil Warren on the hub. It’s now time to introduce the man who is taking over responsibility for the DC as FPS’ Distribution Centre Operation Director from Monday 29th July – Paul Sapte….

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Contacting IT Support

22 Jul 2019

The AAG IT Support Team has been tasked with supporting the whole group. To streamline this service, all historic support email addresses and phone numbers have been consolidated into the following. 01274 507 088 is the main support number and…

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03 Jul 2019

Neil Warren, UK Group Logistics Director, is a longstanding colleague at Platinum International, but a fairly new face to FPS. Read on to find out more about the man who is helping FPS Sheffield pave the way to the future….

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The Alliance Automotive Group companies raise money for homeless charity in Bradford

21 May 2019

Platinum International, one of the Alliance Automotive Group companies, ran a battery recycle scheme to raise money for Bradford Night Stop, a youth homelessness charity based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Platinum International are the UK’s largest independent distributor of automotive…

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Guy Martin to officially open The Big UK Garage Event at Automechanika Birmingham 2019

17 May 2019

Guy Martin to officially open The Big UK Garage Event at Automechanika Birmingham 2019 Mechanic, TV presenter and best-selling author to open most exciting event yet Mechanic and motorcycle racer turned television presenter, Guy Martin, will officially open The Big…

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Auto Express Awards RTC1000 Rapid Digital Tyre Inflator 5*

01 May 2019

The inflator gets top score in Auto Express’ latest Mini Test Auto Express has reviewed the new Ring RTC1000 Premium Rapid Digital Tyre Inflator, awarding it 5*, meaning it “takes a maiden victory” in the first review of the product…

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