The IFA is the largest group of independent motor factors acting together as a buying group in the United Kingdom. Self reliant, locally managed, entrepreneur Distributor of motor vehicle components for and on behalf of manufacturers or manufacturers agents Working with others for mutual benefit.
The IFA formed in 1977 as a small but expanding group of motor factors providing car parts to garages, workshops and to the general public. Now, through substantial growth, the organisation has over 200 branches in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland distributing components for cars, LCV and CV vehicles as well as garage equipment & tools, diagnostics, car care products and automotive training. Across a variety of successful initiatives, the IFA has lead the way in the marketplace. The group is committed to continued growth, both organic, and by expansion of Members and to continues to be the preferred partner for major component manufacturers and suppliers.