Comline makes the top 100 mid-sized UK business rankings

28 November 2014

Luton-based Comline Auto Parts has been named as one of the fastest-growing mid-sized private companies in Britain, says Investec

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The Parts Alliance reveals its 2015 strategy

05 December 2014

The Parts Alliance has revealed its plans for 2015 a day after Andrew Page ceased being an associate member

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CAT Council

The Parts Alliance reveals its 2015 strategy

20 October 2014

This month sees us focus on the stylish Renault Mégane. The hatchback has established itself as a mainstay in the hatchback market alongside the likes of Volkswagen, Vauxhall and Ford, with this model now into its third ...

03 October 2014

This month sees us focus on another fleet favourite, the BMW 5 Series. The mid-sized Beemer has established itself as a common sight on UK roads, with this model now into its sixth generation, although we are focusing on ...

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Latest from the CAT Blog


02 June 2014

As the Haynes Mechanix course drew to its conclusion after seven weeks (actually eight in the end) of training, the first group of youngsters have now successfully completed the pilot project and achieved a well-deserve ...

19 May 2014

As Haynes’ Mechanix course, designed to inspire the next generation of technicians, enters its final week, CAT catches up with Mentor Paul Lawry to find out how the youngsters have taken to their first taste of the mot ...

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Out and About with CAT

Haynes’ course gets youngsters delving deep into car mechanics

27 November 2014

John Marsden explains how to keep parts moving around one of the busiest areas of the country

27 November 2014

Joe Elliott on the homecoming of Coventry City FC and on returning to the world of accessory retail with the business his grandfather started in the city in 1908

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CAT Know-How

CAT Retailer Lives: Elliotts

27 November 2014

Mike Owen tells a spooky tale of not dealing with old inventory and the bad impact this can have on return on investment

27 November 2014

How much discretion do employers have with policies regarding their staff’s appearance? Nick Jones and Matthew Hobbs look at the law

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