Lumileds have named ‘The Garage Inspector’ Andy Savva as the Philips Automotive Lighting Brand Ambassador for the UK and Ireland.
Savva has been involved in the automotive industry for over 32 years having owned and managed some of the most successful independent garages in the UK.
As an automotive aftermarket business expert, he has helped many garage owners take their businesses to the next level, and he has also helped many industry-leading Original Equipment parts suppliers and distributors understand how garage owners think and what they want from their suppliers.
Andy Savva 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 while creating automotive lighting solutions of the highest quality that meet stringent European standards with a zero-defect tolerance.
“I will be promoting that road safety starts with seeing and be 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 our high-quality lighting may save lives.”
Richard Armstrong, Business Development Manager Automotive UK and Ireland for Lumileds said: “Some people wonder what’s happening, others watch it happen, Andy Savva makes it happen. 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.”