The IFA is a leader among automotive trade groups in the UK and Ireland. Its Members - car and CV motor factor businesses - provide excellence in quality, availability and service in automotive parts for all makes of vehicles.


Members are specialists in local distribution of car or commercial vehicle parts (or both!) as well as being suppliers of lubricants, exhausts, tyres, tools, diagnostics, garage equipment, vehicle accessories and a variety of automotive and garage consumables.

Owned and run by its Members, the IFA group is driven to support it’s Member Companies succeed in every aspect of the automotive aftermarket. To develop and grow and to forge strong partnerships with customers and suppliers alike.

With a national network of over 200 branches covering Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland, the IFA manages to combine national strength without sacrificing local excellence.

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And beyond national strength?

How about global strength! The IFA is a partner and shareholder in the European trade group Automotive Distribution International, which in turn is part of the global organisation 1Parts. Find out more about ADI here.