GW Podcast special: How garages can profit with key programming

Copying or programming vehicle keys and remotes can provide a lucrative extra income for independent garages.

Key programming specialists, Hickleys are hosting presentations across the country to highlight the benefits that come with this niche service.

The presentations, which will continue to be held throughout the year, include live demonstrations on a variety of vehicles and an overview of the Key programming tools available, as well as the huge range of keys and remotes available through a next day delivery service.

According to Hickleys, the majority of independents currently outsource key programming opportunities to main dealers or locksmiths but with the right equipment and knowledge, they could significantly boost their revenue and even increase their customer-base.