Equipment Leasing – Why you should always consider it…

When you are purchasing a significant item like an MOT bay you will usually be offered a lease option to pay for that purchase. Often making the acquisition using a lease is the best way to buy and although some individuals do not usually finance anything (usually because they are worried about the APR and …

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Inspection Pits for MOT Bays

Have you ever considered an Inspection Pit for MOT purposes? Chances are you're in one of two categories. The first group of people think that a pit is a cold, dark place which should be avoided at all costs - the second realise the potential an inspection pit based MOT bay can offer a garage …

Bye-Bye 4-2-2 (for the time being at least)

Welcome news at the end of last week was the announcement from the DVSA that the frequency of the first MOT inspection of a vehicles life would remain at 3 years and not 4 as had been originally proposed. Much has been written on this subject since the government originally tabled this proposal so there …

Comparison quoting process by customer leads to surprising confession!

We all like a pat on the back don't we! It's nice when someone can see the value of what you add to their business with your equipment and / or support; but within the last week a surprising admission was passed onto a potential customer who relayed the information back to us at the …

One to One Assistance Given

Only YOU understand how you want the MOT bay to integrate with; and drive forward your repair garage, so we utilise that knowledge to work into our final bay layout design by working with you closely throughout the initial design stages with an allocated project manager who is conversant with the approval regulations relating to …

A move away from the establishment could be a shrewd choice for garage owners nationally.

Perhaps you decided on the supplier of your MOT equipment on the basis of the manufacturer name? Tecalemit, Boston, Snap-On or Bradbury for example. Potentially you sought advice from another garage in your area and used their experiences to make your decision. You may only be driven by price... but whatever the reason, should you …

New Motorcycle MOT Station Wanted? 2018 is already waiting for you…

It might be the middle of summer; but now really is the time to start to turn your attention toward the 2018 season if you want your garage to be MOT approved, ready & waiting for the first customers of the year... Gaining the approval of your garage's MOT facility through the vehicle inspectorate can …

Roadside Emissions Testing is Coming!

HGV emissions enforcement In August 2017 we’ll start to carry out roadside checks which target lorry drivers and operators who cheat on vehicle emissions. The crackdown is based on evidence that some drivers and operators are using cheat devices to cut the cost of operating. This enforcement will help make vehicles safer by cutting the …

NPI – Fasep Tyre Changers

In order to offer our customers more choice in terms of wheel care products, we will sonn be able to offer Fasep tyre changing, wheel balancing and alignment equipment. FASEP are an innovative manufacturer of automotive garage equipment providing a full range of high-tech tyre equipment and service solutions. Established in 1969, by Fulvio Boni, …

Sole Trader MOT’s with an Inspection Pit

Many people imagine that as a sole trader; operating an MOT station from a small premises with limited headroom might be impossible - but you might also be surprised after talking to GETECH! Using an inspection pit to conduct the under vehicle checks required as part of the MOT is perfectly acceptable to the DVSA …