Come karting with BEN

Good news for motorsport fans, BEN is back raising money with its Twilight Challenge, a two hour endurance karting race. Now we know how competitive the aftermarket can be, and it’s all for a good […]

CAT is getting social on Facebook

Good news CAT readers, your favourite aftermarket magazine now has Facebook! The site remains the dominant giant in the world of social media, and many aftermarket businesses including independent factors, retailers and garages are already taking advantage. As anyone already online will testify, getting to know your customers is key. What better way to do that than to engage with them online?

Claim your free Automechanika ticket now

CAT still has two pairs of Automechanika tickets to give away! Get in touch by emailing darren.moss@haymarket.com now to claim your free tickets. We’ll be sending ticket vouchers out to the lucky recipients in the next few weeks. We’ll also be arranging to meet up with all of our lucky ticket holders to get their thoughts on what promises to be an incredible show.

Tetrosyl’s underground batcave

A rumour is a powerful tool, and rumours were already circulating that it was Tetrosyl who had stumped up for the MotorMania chain when I went to see the company last week. We now know of course that those rumours were true, and not for the first time I find myself wondering if the aftermarket grapevine – given its success and accuracy scores in recent months – shouldn’t turn its attention to predicting Euro 2012 scores as well as business moves.

CAT has FREE tickets to Automechanika

CAT has gotten it’s paws on ten pairs of free tickets to Automechanika. The show is shaping up to be bigger, better, and bolder than its 2010 predecessor. With thousands of visitors expected to descent upon Frankfurt this September, how would you like the chance to visit the show for free?

Flying the flag for the aftermarket in Cyprus

The small island of Cyprus has much to offer. Sun, sea, sand, and decent beer are just a few of its qualities. It also seems to have a thriving independent automotive aftermarket too, if the abundance of back-street garages are anything to go by. On a recent holiday to the island I got the opportunity to see a few of these workshops first hand.

CAT has a shiny new website

As you can see, we’ve had a bit of a spring clean on our website. We’re hoping the new layout will make it easier for more readers to find the content that matters. Aftermarket news takes pride of place at the top of our new homepage, while underneath you can find regular updates from the CAT Council, our know-how contributions and a new section