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  • Bailer Reduces Autosmart’s Plastic Waste

    21 August, 2019

    As part of the commitment to reduce plastic waste and its impact on the environment, Autosmart has purchased a compactor bailer that saves 5000 plastic wraps entering landfill every year. Autosmart has been looking for a while for a way to reduce the amount of plastic waste that is created from …

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  • As Regular as Clockwork

    16 August, 2019

    Browsing through a franchisee magazine 24 years ago, John Tattam didn’t realise that the advert he was reading was about to change his life. John who was working in sales at the time was looking for a franchise opportunity that would give him more freedom. The Autosmart advert really excited …

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  • Autosmart joins in on a 100 year old race

    14 August, 2019

    Smartab alongside Chris Ashton and Shaun Devey from the UK office took part in the Vasaloppet which is an annual bike race that takes place from Salen to Moran in Sweden. The 94km race was inspired by a journey from Mora to Salan by King Gustav Vasa when he was fleeing from soldiers in the […]…

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  • Autosmart Rescues a Tar Covered Car

    12 August, 2019

    A car accidentally covered in tarmac was given first aid by mvs Staffordshire Ltd and Autosmart Power HD. When a civil engineering company in Birmingham accidentally covered a lime green VW Sirocco in tarmac whilst they were finishing off the road surface on a new housing estate they called …

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  • Sowing the Seed

    9 August, 2019

    Back in 1984 the Seed family run business was planted and 35 years on this multi showroom company is still growing strong. Andrew Seed used to help his dad out whilst he was at University in his early 20’s and he liked it that much that when the opportunity arose for him to take over […]…

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  • 33 Years in the Making

    2 August, 2019

    A new showroom takes to the roads of the North East and is a far cry from their first mobile showroom, a Ford Fiesta. Colin Smails was working in the motor trade when he heard that his local Autosmart area was up for sale. He didn’t hesitate approaching Autosmart for more information and before …

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  • Autosmart celebrates Being Fit at Forty

    25 July, 2019

      On the 25th of July 1979, Autosmart and the innovative idea of selling from a mobile showroom was born. Britain was in the midst of the winter of discontent. Each day brought a new strike, the cost of petrol soared, the government was faced with a vote of no confidence and a general …

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  • Autosmart Wins Continuous Improvement Award

    22 July, 2019

    The 2019 Best Franchise Awards, sponsored by Lloyds Bank have announced Autosmart as the winner of the Continuous Improvement Award. These prestigious annual awards are highly regarded as the results are based on the actual feedback from the franchisees, who anonymously rate their franchisor. …

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