Monday, April 23Serving the aftermarket

Wipers

Playing pool at ELTA Automotive

Playing pool at ELTA Automotive

Engine, Fuel System, Ignition, Lighting, Out and about, Wipers
It may sound odd, making a 300-mile round trip to play a game of pool, but this is not a simple trip to a bar or snooker club. Instead, I’m playing at ELTA Automotive, and learning about the business at the same time. To be honest, it’s more about that than the pool, although the idea is a clever one. A chance to network with company bosses and other members of the press. I haven’t played in years, so when I’m drawn first, it adds pressure. But you’re not reading about the match, so I’ll move to that later. ELTA Automotive Ltd, originally named ELTA Lighting, is an independent, family-owned business, which was formed in 1993 by Chairman, Martin Bates. It consisted of just five people, one of which is Ian Hallam, who began by working ‘on the shop floor’ but has risen to become the
Trico is just the ticket

Trico is just the ticket

Products, Wipers
Mafco, a distributor of Trico products, has launched a promotion comprising a free TRICO Winter Survival Kit with every wiper blade purchase over £100. The TRICO Kit includes a travel mug, thermal gloves, hat, tea and treats, plus a chance of winning an Amazon Echo if you are lucky enough to find a golden ticket in your Winter Kit! Mafco has been a supplier of TRICO wiper blades for a number of years and in its latest promotion, demonstrates its determination to regularly reward valued customers. TRICO offers customers a variety of blades made from the finest quality natural rubber and high strength steel, for maximum performance. TRICO Exact Fit is the complete premium programme that gives the customers original factory quality. Containing beam, hybrid, conventional and re