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OSRAM makes it easy with its LEDriving® EASY range

Date: Monday 11 September 2023

Renowned lighting specialist, OSRAM, has introduced an exciting new range – LEDriving® HL EASY – for LED high and low beam lamps that comes with a plug and play system, meaning no adapters or caps are…

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Brembo prime line LCV brake calipers

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

Light Commercial Vehicles are designed to meet the highest standards of safety, reliability and integrity. But they’re also designed to go on … and on … and on. And when it comes to innovation, origin…

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Leading automotive industry names join vGI Holdings sustainable mobility event ‘Going Greener’ on 14 September 2023

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

In 2022 vGI Holdings held its first group open day, 'going green'. On 14 September 2023 they are 'Going Greener'. Interest for the event from group suppliers and some of the largest names in the indus…

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Parts firm recognised by Chancellor for 70 years of service

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

Bennetts Car Parts was recently invited to No.10 as local business champions. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt said:"Local businesses are vital for our economy, our day to day lives and ou…

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IAA Mobility 2023: FORVIA presents its vision of connected, sustainable and automated mobility

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

FORVIA, the world’s seventh-largest supplier of automotive technology, combining the innovation skills of Faurecia and HELLA, is presenting its portfolio to address tomorrow's mobility requirements at…

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Maverick Diagnostics introduces radical online training for modern technicians

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

As the automotive industry undergoes a rapid and transformative evolution, staying ahead of the curve is no longer an option – it’s a necessity for technicians. In response to the pressing demand for …

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GSF Car Parts and delivery mates to hit the road in unique electric motorbike fundraiser for Ben charity

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

NATIONAL motor factor GSF Car Parts and final-mile delivery specialists Delivery Mates are partnering for a unique challenge to raise awareness and money for the automotive industry charity Ben. A tea…

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Alliance Automotive Group to merge FPS Distribution and Platinum International

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

Alliance Automotive Group UK and Ireland (AAG) is excited to announce a significant milestone in their growth and development journey. As the automotive industry continues to evolve, AAG is committed …

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IAAF Activity report - September 2023

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

IAAF is actively planning across a number of fronts, including the introduction of new member benefits. MVBEO IAAF is in the process of emailing members its ‘explainer’ document on Motor Vehicle Block…

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The changing face of job adverts: Glen Callum Associates advises on best practice to seek top talent

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

Glen Callum Associates (GCA) is advising businesses on best practice when creating job adverts to help them better appeal to candidates amid the rising cost-of-living crisis. With the recruitment spec…

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DVSA: Data sharing and MOT modernisation

Date: Thursday 31 August 2023

The DVSA has recently issued a blog statement on how they are sharing their data and how they are using it to improve road safety, alongside other updates and improvements to their safety recalls serv…

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Textar-sponsored Newell enjoys successful Convoy in the Park weekend

Date: Thursday 31 August 2023

Textar-sponsored John Newell returned to racing on British soil for the inaugural International Truck Prix at Donington Park, held against the backdrop of the spectacular Convoy in the Park event on A…

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TechMan returns as sponsor of Top Technician / Top Garage 2023

Date: Thursday 31 August 2023

TechMan has announced it will once again be a main partner of the Top Technician / Top Garage Awards for 2023. It will also be sponsoring the new Workplace Health and Wellbeing Award in association wi…

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Location data can help build the EV chargepoint network of tomorrow

Date: Thursday 31 August 2023

The Geospatial Commission has published a report to support local authorities to make decisions about where to install electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints in their areas. By 2030, the sale of new petro…

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IAAF Regional meetings: book your places now

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2023

The following dates and locations have been confirmed for IAAF regional meetings in October, exclusively available to members. Tuesday 10 October: Ring Automotive, LeedsWednesday 11 October: SMP Europ…

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HEYNER UK joins IAAF membership

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has added quality car parts and accessories distributor HEYNER UK to its membership. Established in 2011, HEYNER UK represents two German brands, H…

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MAHLE issues fitment advice for spin-on oil filter in minibus campers

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket has issued its latest technical bulletin to offer advice to technicians to help overcome any problems when installing the OC 248 spin-on oil filter in minibus campers. When an additi…

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FAI Automotive supports technicians with TCK installation advice

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

FAI Automotive has issued its best-practice advice for garages and workshops for installation of its market-leading timing chain kit (TCK) references TCK210VVT, TCK211VVT and TCK87VVT. Dominic Moxon, …

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Klarius puts you in the fast lane to correct exhaust parts

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

Navigating the world of automotive repairs can be a minefield, especially when it comes to ordering the right parts. Simply specifying a replacement exhaust using the vehicle registration number, whic…

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Exclusivity and practicality in the workshop with the new Magneti Marelli Checkstar Limited Edition equipped workshop panel

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

Magneti Marelli Parts & Services, leader in the sector of spare-parts and services for the automotive sector, presents the new Magneti Marelli Checkstar Limited Edition equipped workshop panel, an…

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Servicesure announces Autocentre of the Year finalists

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

National garage programme Servicesure has announced the finalists for its biggest ever Autocentre of the Year Awards. Thirty Servicesure members are in with a chance of winning the acclaimed Autocentr…

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DENSO’s 2023 heavy duty applications catalogue is now available for download!

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

This comprehensive publication covers all of DENSO’s heavy duty products for more than 7,500 applications including agricultural vehicles and industrial equipment, as well as medium and heavy commerci…

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MAHLE strengthens sales team with new appointment

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has appointed Ian Dore as its new Regional Sales Manager to bolster its expertise in the team and continue to deliver excellent customer service. Ian will be responsible for key a…

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GS Yuasa batteries set the gold standard in sustainable energy as new Royal Mint Energy Centre is unveiled

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

GS Yuasa, a global leader in battery technology, has played a pivotal role in powering the future of sustainable energy at The Royal Mint's multi-technology Energy Centre at Llantrisant, Wales, which …

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TMD Friction gains new investor for future growth

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

TMD Friction, a worldwide leading specialist for high-quality brake friction solutions for the automotive and brake industry, confirms its sale to AEQUITA, an internationally active industrial group w…

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IAAF shortlisted in Association Excellence Awards

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has been shortlisted in the Association Excellence Awards in the Best Longstanding Association Event category. The Federation’s jewel-in-the-cr…

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Govt to IAAF: “Approach to net zero is technology neutral”

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

The IAAF recently corresponded with the Minister of State for Transport who confirmed the Government’s strategy remains net zero exhaust emissions, but it was also confirmed that the ability to contin…

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Benathlon: Join the September fitness challenge and make a difference!

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

Are you ready to make an impact? Take part in Ben's September Benathlon Challenge – an incredible fundraising event that not only boosts fitness but also supports automotive industry colleagues. Throu…

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Super results win: British Retro Title for Lynch and Lucas Oil

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

Tony Lynch, driving his Lucas Oil-sponsored Team Geriatric Toyota MR2, secured the 2023 Retro Rallycross Championship at the Pembrey Circuit in Wales last weekend, with two rounds to go. Three heat wi…

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Formula 1 and LIQUI MOLY extend partnership in new multi-year deal

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

By now a well-established picture in the world of motorsport: The LIQUI MOLY logo on the hoardings of Formula 1 racetracks. Through the new contract, the long-established company for motor oils, addit…

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Leading automotive engine specialist, BGA, unveil brand new product group

Date: Tuesday 22 August 2023

BGA are launching Rocker Covers with a strong focus on delivering complete solutions. This product perfectly complements their vast range of Engine Parts and fits well with BGA’s experience in high-qu…

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Safety notice issued: BendPak XPR series two-post vehicle lifts

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

HSE has issued a safety notice warning users and suppliers of potential problems with BendPak XPR series two-post vehicle lift arm restraints. The concern centres around lifts where the arm restraint …

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First Line Ltd. issues CV Joints and Driveshafts best-practice advice, as new range proves popular

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

First Line Ltd. has experienced increased demand for its newly launched range of Constant Velocity (CV) Joints and Driveshafts and has issued best-practice advice on replacement, backed up by a recent…

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From the Sahara to the school run: The Volkswagen Touareg

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Klarius Products has launched 43 new aftermarket exhaust components designed to fit a wide range of popular vehicles, including the Dakar Rally winning Volkswagen Touareg. Replacement catalytic conver…

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Dayco: Technical Focus

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Although Dayco is an original equipment (OE) supplier of both the primary and auxiliary drive systems to vehicle manufacturers around the world, its aftermarket division is also active in the independ…

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NAPA Truck launches brake chambers

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Commercial vehicle aftermarket brand NAPA Truck has added a new state-of-the-art range of Brake Chambers to its comprehensive and rapidly expanding braking portfolio. Located at each wheel, air brake …

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JURATEK reveals range expansion

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

JURATEK has added 25 new references to its leading braking portfolio, including six brake discs, three brake pads and 16 calipers to cover more of the vehicle car parc than ever before. In its brake d…

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Freddie and Tai star in Riga

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Sweden’s Freddie Lindgren and Britain’s three-time world champion Tai Woffinden were the pick of the NGK-sponsored riders at the OlyBet FIM Speedway GP of Latvia. Lindgren came second to Poland’s trip…

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Dan retains British Speedway title in NGK clean sweep

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

NGK-sponsored Speedway star Dan Bewley has retained his British Championship title after winning in a rain-soaked Manchester. He made it back-to-back British titles as he won the final ahead of Steve …

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Apec Truck launches brake chambers

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Commercial vehicle aftermarket manufacturer Apec Truck has added brake chambers to its commercial braking catalogue in the UK. Air brake chambers are critical to the safety of drivers, cargo, and othe…

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Banner Batteries and OESAA unite to bring battery OE pedigree to aftermarket professionals

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Banner Batteries is a founding member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA). One of the key factors behind joining was the organisation’s determination and strategy to ed…

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GSF Car Parts volunteers deliver life-changing experiences with Speed of Sight charity

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

A team of volunteers from national motor factor GSF Car Parts helped to deliver life-changing track experiences with charity partner Speed Of Sight this month. GSF, which supplies independent garages …

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MJAllen Automotive renews Cyber Essentials certification

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

MJAllen Automotive, part of engineering expert MJAllen Group, has renewed its Cyber Essentials certificate for another year, having adopted best practices across the business to protect itself, custom…

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Steve Nash inducted into The Motoring Hall of Fame

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

Steve Nash, CEO of the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has today been welcomed into The Motoring Hall of Fame in recognition of the important work he has carried out leading the professional bod…

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Vehicle safety recalls: digital service improvements

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

Last month DVSA announced that they were working directly with several vehicle manufacturers to provide motorists with more up to date safety recall information. The first two improvements to the MOT …

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“La Carrera Panamericana” drives with LIQUI MOLY

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

LIQUI MOLY is delighted to confirm a cooperation with “Carrera Panamericana”, by far the most famous race series in Mexico, which is held during October and has been around for decades. From 13th to 1…

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Paul Rivett's Donington dominance

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

Convoy in the Park returned to Donington for another super-sized showcase of truck racing. The fully loaded event featured massive display areas with hundreds of show trucks, combining with headline r…

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What’s the future for the 12-volt battery? asks Ecobat Battery

Date: Thursday 17 August 2023

For decades, when it comes to the storage of a vehicle’s electrical power, there has been one constant: the 12-volt car battery. However, with the changing face of the new car market and the boom in s…

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“The customer experience is everything”

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2023

Oldfields Garage, located in the market town of Leominster, is aspiring to be something different, to stand out from the crowd, while at the same time creating a norm for the independent garage trade.…

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Exol takes to the Moto X track

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2023

Exol Lubricants has announced it will be sponsoring Enduro rider Kealan Harvey for 2023, as the brand looks to support young riders on the motocross track. Sixteen-year-old Kealan’s 2023 KTM 150 Endur…

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