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Our History

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1974

Factoring Services Group Founded

The Factoring Services Group (FSG) was founded by Arnold Parker, this was the start of the buying group that later became GROUPAUTO UK & Ireland Ltd.

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Alliance Automotive Group

 

1997

AAG Enters The UK

Alliance Automotive Group (AAG), entered the United Kingdom when they acquired the Factoring Services Group.

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2002

AutoCare Network Launched

The AutoCare garage network programme was launched in the UK as part of the International network, EUROGARAGE.

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AutoCare Logo

 

2002

AutoCare Network Launched

The AutoCare garage network programme was launched in the UK as part of the International network, EUROGARAGE.

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2011

G-Logix Central Distribution Centre Opens

GROUPAUTO introduced a central Distribution Centre formerly known as G-Logix. In 2016 this moved from being for Light Vehicle (LV) products to a dedicated Commercial Vehicles (CV) product Distribution Centre called CV Logix.

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TOP TRUCK logo

 

2011

TOP TRUCK Formed

GROUPAUTO’s commercial vehicle network TOP TRUCK was formed.

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Approved Garages logo

 

2013

ApprovedGarages.co.uk Launched

Our website approvedgarages.co.uk was launched as a lead generating website for our garage network.

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Lookers Parts Division Acquisition

 

2016

AAG Acquired Lookers Parts Division

AAG acquired Lookers Parts Division which includes the companies FPS, Apec Braking & BTN Turbo.

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CV Logix Logo

 

2016

CV Logix Central Distribution Centre Opens

The CV Logix distribution centre, a dedicated Commercial Vehicles (CV) product Distribution Centre based in Bradford, opens.

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Genuine Parts Company Logo

 

2017

GPC Acquires AAG

In 2017, Alliance Automotive Group was acquired by the Genuine Parts Company (GPC). The combination of these businesses has created the largest automotive aftermarket company in the world.

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Platinum International Logo

 

2018

AAG Acquires Platinum International

AAG acquires Platinum International, the largest independent battery and lubricant distributor in UK.

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