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Established by Gary Carter in August 1966, Carwood Motor Units Ltd began remanufacturing and distributing specialised vehicle components in Coventry, a major industrial centre of the UK automotive manufacturing heartland. Since then the business has grown steadily both organically and by strategic acquisition while always retaining a customer focused approach. Today Carwood has over 250 employees, with a large proportion of highly skilled technical staff. In an industry where knowledge and experience are highly valued, we are proud that many members of staff have been with the Company for more than 20 years. The Company’s areas of expertise are in remanufacturing and technical services for diesel fuel injection, electrical, electronic, HVAC systems and turbochargers for all types of vehicles and engines. Carwood remains an independent business with a strong financial track record in a growing market.

A Brief History

Starting as a small electrical car parts business in the suburbs of Coventry in August 1966, Carwood quickly developed a high quality remanufacturing operation for starters and alternators as well as becoming a thriving regional battery distributor. Over the years the company expanded and diversified into the diesel and auto electrical ...

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Worldwide Operations

Vehicle Part Distribution Services – UK The Company has 4 main operational centres in the UK. The Head Office in Binley, Coventry, employs more than 110 staff and is the principle technical services centre and specialised parts distribution point for home and export sales, “Carwood Defence” is based at Coventry supplying specialist defence ...

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Products & Services

We are a worldwide car parts distribution company and have an outstanding and trusted reputation for our great products and services, some of which are: • Remanufacturing, • Technical Services, • Parts Procurement and Car Parts Distribution. Customer sectors include automotive, PSV, rail, off-highway and defence industries as well as speciality manufacturing, with ...

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Training and Development

Addressing the challenges of ever more rapidly changing technology in all aspects of the business requires constant investment in training. This is clearly true for vehicle systems and diagnostics, but equally applies to other parts of the operation such as accounting, IT, health and safety and environmental issues. We are ...

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