Lumileds welcomes The Garage Inspector as Philips Brand Ambassador

Published:  21 January, 2019

Andy Savva, The Garage Inspector, has been announced as the Philips Automotive Lighting Brand Ambassador for the UK and Ireland.

Commenting on his new role, Andy said: “I have always endorsed the use of OE parts, therefore I am pleased to be working with Lumileds and Philips lighting products who offer unparalleled knowledge and awareness of the automotive lighting market. I will be promoting that road safety starts with seeing and being seen. Therefore, garages should be using high-quality automotive lighting with maximum light output combined with long lasting performance to offer the most efficient lighting solutions to our customers, because we know that high-quality lighting may save lives.”

Richard Armstrong, Business Development Manager Automotive - UK & Eire at Lumileds said: “We are delighted to welcome our new ambassador to the team. Andy knows how to run a successful workshop and recommends fitting OE parts, because they protect the customer and his reputation. Andy is also a familiar face to many vehicle technicians, and he understands the challenges that they face on a daily basis, therefore the technician will not only benefit from the highest quality of lighting available but also as an automotive expert Andy bestows years of both practical and academic knowledge, and experience, coupled with an unrivalled passion for the automotive sector.”

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    Lumileds Business Development Manager Automotive – UK and Ireland, Richard Armstrong, said: “These videos are going to prove useful for both technicians and our distributors, as they provide in-depth information about what Philips can offer, not just in terms of using our products in the workplace, such as professional workshop lamps, but also selling our range of headlight bulbs to end-users.
     
    “We’re grateful to Andy, someone who is at the top of his profession and well-qualified to explain the quality of our products, for collaborating with us to launch these videos – someone that technicians around the UK and Ireland will know well. His experience has proved invaluable to us, and we look forward to working with him in future projects.”
     
    To find out more: www.philips.com/automotive

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