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TecAlliance strengthens SAP expertise by integrating the company BKIT

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2023

After many years of successful cooperation in the area of SAP solutions, TecAlliance, the leading expert for data management and processes in the automotive aftermarket, has acquired the German compan…

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

Date: Tuesday 15 August 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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Exeter College and Hugh Baird College in Liverpool confirmed as next OESAA Academy Live hosts

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association is pleased to announce that Exeter College and Hugh Baird College in Liverpool will host the next two OESAA Academy Live events. Banner Batteri…

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Apec expand their Braking range with 35 new part numbers this August!

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Apec have expanded the Braking range with 35 new part numbers this August. The range extension includes 14 brake fitting kits, 1 brake adjuster kit, 11 brake calipers, 1 brake caliper fitting kit, 2 b…

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WAI launches professional portable EV charger providing up to ten miles of emergency EV range

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Leading rotating electrics supplier and electric vehicle (EV) charging cable specialist WAI has unveiled the Recharge 3000, providing professional services with an EV range extension of ten miles. Sit…

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Trouble with ABS sensors and rings? Comline has the solution

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

As an expert in braking, Comline Auto Parts’ pedigree has come to the fore once more with the award-winning brand offering a simple but important solution to a fitment issue associated with brake disc…

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LKQ Academy to upskill another 1,000 technicians in hybrid and EV by Christmas

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Leading training provider LKQ Academy has committed to upskilling another 1,000 technicians in servicing hybrid vehicles (HVs) and electric vehicles (EVs) by the end of 2023, as part of its continued …

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Textar marks 110 years of premium braking performance

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

TMD Friction’s premium aftermarket braking brand Textar celebrated its 110th anniversary this July, marking an impressive milestone of more than a century’s supply of high-end braking products. Founde…

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The aftermarket needs an update!

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Automotive data and cataloguing specialist, Elcome, is calling on the aftermarket to update its data or risk losing business to the main dealer networks. The company, home to the ONCE online catalogui…

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Coates wins at Croft

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

NGK-sponsored Max Coates’ debut season in the Porsche Sprint Challenge GB kicked up a gear at the latest round at Croft Circuit, the Yorkshireman’s home venue, when he recorded three podium places inc…

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Exol Lubricants launches Taurus Euro XFE for improved commercial vehicle fuel economy

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Leading lubricants and oils supplier Exol Lubricants has launched a new product to its high-end Taurus Euro range, recommended for use in Scania- and MAN-engined heavy commercial vehicles. Taurus Euro…

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Delphi aims to increase diagnostics understanding

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Delphi believes many independent garages are still unsure of the diagnostics capabilities they need for newer generation cars and of the technologies they will encounter. Delphi’s OBD diagnostics offe…

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FAI Automotive advises on common valve clearance issue

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

FAI Automotive has released advice on a common issue with the Mitsubishi 4D56/T, offering tips on valve clearance, recommending that essential adjustment between the valve and rocker arm is necessary.…

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Ben: Summertime support

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Here's what some people in the automotive industry have said after contacting Ben for support... “I was reluctant to call Ben - typical man, not asking for help… but I did and after the first few minu…

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HR Updates

IAAF joins global automotive Right to Repair movement

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has joined other global association leaders to support the critical global Right to Repair movement by signing the new right to repair position…

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Industry News

Launch Tech UK reveals latest evolution of Smoke leak detection equipment

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Vehicle diagnostics and workshop equipment specialist Launch Tech UK has unveiled the latest iterations of its popular Smoke 1 and Smoke 2 diagnostic leak detection product line. Both essential tools …

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IAAF adds to conference speaker roster

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has revealed the latest speaker to join the roster for its annual conference, being held on Thursday 7 December 2023 at Double Tree by Hilton, …

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Motul goes to the movies!

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

Motul is proud to be featured in one of this summer’s big movie releases – Gran Turismo - which is based on the real-life story of how the Sony PlayStation top-selling game turned the dream of gamers …

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Diesel Technic Italia S.R.L. opens second location

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

With this second logistics location, Diesel Technic Italia S.R.L. further optimises its service offering and thus guarantees even faster deliveries, especially for southern Italy and the islands. The …

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NEOLUX introduces new bulb stand

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

To further assist technicians and factors to maximise space and easily see what bulbs they have in stock, NEOLUX has introduced a new bulb stand. OSRAM’s competitively priced and high quality bulb bra…

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Product News

Indulge in a delicious duo: GS Yuasa sweeten the deal with Tunnock’s biscuits

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

GS Yuasa, the globally renowned Japanese battery manufacturer and UK market leader, is set to continue its highly successful partnership with Tunnock's, the iconic confectionery brand. As part of the …

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Shaftec Calipers: Quality, Availability & Range Still Main Drivers for Success

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Quality, availability and range are still the main drivers for caliper customers across the UK and European aftermarket, says Shaftec. The Drive. Steer. Stop expert also stands by its core business mo…

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Independent workshops set to benefit from Maverick Diagnostics’ distribution of LOKI Tesla diagnostic tool

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Last year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders ranked Tesla’s Model Y and 3 as the UK’s most popular electric cars, with more than 35,000 and almost 20,000 vehicles sold respectively. As Te…

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You’re a winner every time you fit NTK parts

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Members of Niterra UK Ltd’s BoxClever independent garage loyalty scheme are receiving double points for NTK sensors and EGR valve boxes banked in a fantastic new promotion. They will obtain the points…

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Great Britain wins silver in Poland

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

The Great Britain Speedway team – which is sponsored by Niterra UK Ltd – has narrowly failed to become World champions after being pipped to the title by Poland at the Monster Energy FIM Speedway Worl…

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AvailableCar workshops gain with structured Delphi training

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Used car supermarket group, AvailableCar has embarked on a continual development programme with Delphi, investing in the upskilling of its workshop technicians as the vehicles it processes continue to…

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Product News

PartsInMotion.co.uk announces MAHLE as new supplier

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Online parts supplier PartsInMotion.co.uk has announced it has added MAHLE Aftermarket’s leading air conditioning product range to its product portfolio to offer technicians the best brands in the mar…

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IAAF Exclusive: GCA’s recruitment partnership with HGV Direct

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

Mark Field, chief executive of IAAF, recently sat down with Kayleigh Bradley, senior recruitment consultant at Glen Callum Associates to find out about the recruitment specialist’s recent partnership …

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GSF media statement

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

GSF Car Parts statement has issued a statement in response to the completion of the acquisition of Uni-Select on 1 August 2023. GSF Car Parts President and COO Sukhbir Kapoor said: “GSF Car Parts will…

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UK Government announces extension of CE mark recognition for businesses

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) has announced an indefinite extension to the use of CE marking for businesses, applying to 18 regulations owned by DBT. This comes as part of a wider packag…

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Industry News

Heavy vehicle brake test data published

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

DVSA have published the data that sits behind the heavy vehicles brake codes (DTP Numbers) used for Roller Brake Testing during their annual test. Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV), Public service Vehicles (…

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North East to benefit from new funding for hydrogen transport

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

Airports and supermarket deliveries could become greener and more efficient thanks to a £8 million government competition to support hydrogen-powered transport in the North East, grow the economy and …

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Make sure you are working safely with DSE

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

All employers must protect workers from the health risks of working with display screen equipment (DSE). Incorrect use of DSE or poorly designed workstations or work environments can lead to pain in n…

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HR Updates

Free webinar – MSDs and whole body-vibration from driving: manage the risk to your workforce

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

This free webinar will focus on how to effectively manage the risk of MSDs and whole-body vibration from driving. Date:  25 September 2023, 10.30 - 11.30am It is aimed at fleet managers, health and sa…

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NAPA Racing UK supports the Race Against Dementia

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

NAPA Racing UK will be celebrating our 50th BTCC race in Race 2 at Knockhill on Sunday 13th August 2023. To celebrate, we have something very exciting planned for our dedicated fans. Knockhill holds a…

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Charlie stars at the Nürburgring

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

NGK ambassador Charlie Martin claimed another class podium in round three of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe championship at the iconic Nürburgring GP circuit after racing from last place to third…

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TecRMI: What the Fix?! Suzuki Ignis II (MH); 1.3; kW: 69: Engine Management

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

Suzuki Ignis II (MH); 1.3; kW: 69: Engine Management Model: Various models, M13A Fault symptoms:- Engine stops after a short run at idle speed.- Another engine start is possible.- A burst of gas at an…

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Product News

Summer months optimal for annual filter changes, says First Line Ltd.

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

First Line Ltd. says the summer months provide the ideal time for technicians to perform annual cabin filter changes, to maintain clean air in-vehicle and keep the air conditioning system running smoo…

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Delphi unveils first-to-market EV brake pads for Ford Mustang Mach-E

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

Rear brake pads for the Ford Mustang Mach-E 07/2020> have been unveiled as the latest first-to-market release from Delphi. The Ford Mustang Mach-E was developed from the ground up as an all-electri…

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Shaftec range extension hits the marque

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

Shaftec will introduce a further 38 caliper references and four new driveshafts to its ever-growing portfolio in August. In line with the Drive. Steer. Stop expert’s market philosophy, these new to ra…

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Strengthen defences against summer storms with new wiper blades, says First Line Ltd.

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

As a leading aftermarket supplier of automotive parts and equipment, First Line Ltd. is reminding drivers and technicians to stay on top of the condition of wiper blades, even during months with typic…

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Product News

New motor oil for Mazda and Toyota models: LIQUI MOLY Special Tec AA 0W-8

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

The development of new lubricants continues at full speed. LIQUI MOLY is launching its thinnest motor oil to date on the market with the Special Tec AA 0W-8. “It offers the absolute maximum in fuel sa…

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Bewley leads Great Britain to Speedway World final

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

Dan Bewley has led the Niterra UK Ltd-backed Great Britain team to the final of the Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup after the Lions powered to victory at semi-final 1 in Wroclaw. Cumbrian racer …

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JURATEK unveils new-to-range highlights

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

Braking supplier, JURATEK, has revealed its latest new-to-range references, with 20 new part numbers introduced to its leading product portfolio to meet increased demand. The latest high-quality braki…

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LIQUI MOLY presents optimized bicycle product line

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

LIQUI MOLY has over 65 years of lubrication experience with automobiles. The traditional Ulm-based company has been transferring this knowledge to all two-wheelers for some time now – both with and wi…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts launches new trade website

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

National motor factor, Arnold Clark Autoparts, has launched a brand new trade website for all trade businesses in the UK, including customers at Arnold Clark Autoparts hub sites, to offer 24/7 access …

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SMP Europe brings automotive industry to global sport display with corporate hospitality

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

Engine management specialist SMP Europe has successfully enhanced its customer experience with the use of its corporate hospitality suite, bringing the automotive aftermarket to the Ice Hockey World C…

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Government launches review of DVLA to strengthen agency for the future

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

The government has launched an independent review of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) so that it can continue to provide excellent customer-focused digital services to keep drivers and v…

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Industry News

IAAF expands membership with NRF

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has extended its roster of members with the addition of manufacturer and leading supplier of automotive aftermarket parts and industrial coolin…

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HGV Direct enhances its recruitment strategy with GCA partnership

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

HGV Direct has announced an exclusive partnership agreement with Glen Callum Associates (GCA), who will be managing the parts distributor’s recruitment by providing a specialist package that includes …

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