• There’s No Business Like Show Business

    The Automechanika exhibition has recently taken place in Frankfurt, and there are some aspects of the eve ...

    The Automechanika exhibition has recently taken place in Frankfurt, and there are some aspects of the event that Neil Pattemore feels are worthy of immediate investigation. Over to Neil... ...

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  • A New Skill Set

    The aftermarket sector is changing exponentially. As the changes in vehicle technology drive changes in h ...

    The aftermarket sector is changing exponentially. As the changes in vehicle technology drive changes in how vehicles are being diagnosed, serviced and repaired, the current skills shortage is worsenin ...

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  • Evolution or Revolution?

    For those who did not pay attention in your history lessons at school, there have been three previous rev ...

    For those who did not pay attention in your history lessons at school, there have been three previous revolutions – the introduction of mechanisation, the use of new power sources, and the introductio ...

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  • Type Approval Revisions

    Neil Pattemore updates PMM on the latest progress in the battle to save aftermarket access to vehicle dat ...

    Neil Pattemore updates PMM on the latest progress in the battle to save aftermarket access to vehicle data. ...

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  • Can You be a Jack of All Makes?

    Neil Pattemore examines whether it’s still possible, in today’s complex repair market, to turn your hand ...

    Neil Pattemore examines whether it’s still possible, in today’s complex repair market, to turn your hand to any vehicle that rolls into the forecourt. ...

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  • Spring Cleaning Your Business

    After the dark days of winter, spring has now sprung and it is a good time to conduct a regular ‘spring c ...

    After the dark days of winter, spring has now sprung and it is a good time to conduct a regular ‘spring clean’ of your business, says Neil Pattemore. ...

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  • New Threats to the Traditional Independent

    Neil Pattemore reports on new threats to the traditional independent garage business model, and how trend ...

    Neil Pattemore reports on new threats to the traditional independent garage business model, and how trends in ‘mobility’ might affect the way in which your business will have to operate in the future. ...

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  • An Aftermarket Alliance

    Neil Pattemore gives his assessment of the 2017 IAAF Conference. ...

    Neil Pattemore gives his assessment of the 2017 IAAF Conference. ...

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  • Just About Managing

    For today’s independent workshop owner, the challenge of managing a business from under the bonnet is mou ...

    For today’s independent workshop owner, the challenge of managing a business from under the bonnet is mounting, as Neil Pattemore explains. ...

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  • Access All Areas

    Neil Pattemore discusses the diagnostic challenges posed to the aftermarket by vehicle manufacturers and ...

    Neil Pattemore discusses the diagnostic challenges posed to the aftermarket by vehicle manufacturers and suggests how these challenges can be met. ...

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