The high cost of servicing cars is helping suppliers to the independent trade, according to the latest results from Euro Car Parts, the UK's largest distributor of spares.
Its turnover rose 30.1 per cent and profit before tax was up 34 per cent on higher volumes.
Sukhpal Singh, the chairman of Euro Car Parts, said: "Economic pressures are driving motorists towards independent garages and smaller bodyshops. We will continue to assist our customers to provide affordable mobility to the motorist."Reuse content