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McLaughlin Motor Factors joins GroupAuto

McLaughlin Motor Factors in Buncrana in Co. Donegal has joined the GroupAuto, the premier trading group for motor factor businesses operating in the independent automotive aftermarket.

McLaughlin Motor Factors is one of the largest car parts and accessory stores in the Northwest of Ireland Donegal , Derry and across Ireland.

Established in 1981, brothers Oran and George McLaughlin have built up a strong reputation in terms of service and quality as one of the leading suppliers in Ireland.

As part of McLaughlin’s ongoing commitment to improving its service and range of stock a new store and quick fit centre was opened in early 2010. The store itself is now three times the size, giving the customer a better selection and overall shopping experience.

GroupAuto is a leading trading group for motor factor businesses operating in the Independent automotive aftermarket with higher sales and purchases, more motor factor members and more outlets than any other group in the UK and Ireland.. It’s success is as direct result of dedicated resource working on behalf of its membership.

GroupAuto is owned by Alliance Automotive Group, a European leader in supplying parts and the related technical knowhow to more than 25,000 repairers (car and commercial vehicle), garages, fast fit outlets, body shops as well as specialist and DIY chains.

Alliance Automotive Group is active in France, Germany and in the United Kingdom, and is also a member and the largest shareholder of a powerful international buying group GroupAuto International, which is represented in 40 countries in Europe and South America.

Purchasing is the core of what GroupAuto does, but a successful trading group needs to support every element of an independent factor’s business, so that it has the strengths of an independent business while being able to complete like a large company through access to professionally operated central resources.

For more inormation contact McLaughlin Motor Factors on 074 936 1276