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Exhibitor day aims to enhance visitor & exhibitor experience

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018

Automechanika Birmingham is hosting an Exhibitor Day on 1 March at Birmingham NEC, with the primary aim being to ensure exhibiting companies get the most out of the event and contribute to delivering …

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Industry News

Fabriscape Lda purchase controlling interest in TP Engineering

Date: Monday 29 January 2018

Fabriscape LDA, incorporating EuroFlo Premium Emission Systems in the UK, is delighted to announce that Fabriscape have purchased a controlling interest in the emission control manufacturer TP Enginee…

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IAAF Member News

Business Development Manager joins the growing Elcome team

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

Elcome is pleased to announce and welcome Andy Smith, who has joined the Business Development team, supporting the company&rsquo,s continued growth. Andy will be responsible for maintaining close work…

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HELLA produces its 20 millionth Electrical Power Steering ECU

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

Ever-stricter regulations for reducing CO2 emissions require fuel-efficient products, whilst autonomous driving demands reliable and precise steering systems. Lighting and electronics expert HELLA, pr…

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Product News

More brake parts added to National Auto Parts extensive portfolio

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

Three new additions have been added to National Auto Parts&rsquo, brake disc range this month, increasing its car parc coverage even further and bringing to market &lsquo,in demand&rsquo, products for…

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Product News

New Year – New Look (New AS-PL website)

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

AS-PL begins 2018 presenting its new corporate website. The new look concerns both graphic layout and functionality. The website is available at the current address: www.as-pl.com Friendly and intu…

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IAAF Member News

NGK-sponsored Greg Hancock forms new Speedway Grand Prix team

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

NGK-sponsored four-time World Speedway Champion Greg Hancock and chief mechanic Rafal Haj have joined forces to launch their own Speedway Grand Prix Team for the 2018 season. , The Hancock Haj G…

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No stopping ‘Brake’ with latest range expansion

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

Brake Engineering has extended its aftermarket portfolio by introducing several new additions across its product range for passenger cars and LCVs, including new brake calipers, pads and shoe sets.&nb…

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Product News

VIP trip to British F1 GP on offer to NGK's BoxClever garage loyalty scheme members

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

Ignition specialist NGK is offering members of its BoxClever independent garage loyalty scheme the chance to win a VIP trip to the British Formula One Grand Prix. The leading supplier of original eq…

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IAAF Member News

NGK at Autosport International 2018

Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018

Ignition specialist NGK played host to two FIA World Rally Championship icons when it exhibited at the Autosport International show at Birmingham&rsquo,s NEC on January 11-14. Current World Rally Ch…

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IAAF Member News

REPXPERT extends course capacity due to high demand

Date: Monday 22 January 2018

Since being made available online, the IMI-approved LuK 2CT Double Clutch training course has proved to be so popular that capacity has had to be increased to cope with demand.  , The additional p…

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Autoelectro unveils latest batch of starter motor and alternator references

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

The Bradford-based remanufacturer has unveiled its latest group of part numbers, following extensive research and analysis of the UK car parc. In doing so, Autoelectro continues to prove its commitmen…

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Product News

HELLA Hengst – Innovative, premium filters for the workshop

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

HELLA, a leading original equipment (OE) manufacturer and system supplier to the global automotive industry, has recently added antibacterial carbon activated cabin filters to the HELLA Hengst range o…

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Product News

SMPE secures agreement to supply iconic Lucas brand

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE), one of the UK's largest independently owned automotive parts manufacturers and suppliers, has secured the rights to supply its engine management programme under …

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Tenneco Supplies Suspension on New Suzuki Swift Sport & Maruti Suzuki India Dzire

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

Tenneco Inc, a global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems is supplying its Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) suspension technology on the Swift Sport Manufactured in Japan, as well a…

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Product News

Winter Service Checks

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

During the Winter months there is sure to be plenty of adverse weather conditions, all of which could hinder the performance of the vehicle, as several key components will be more exposed to the eleme…

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Product News

New appointment at Osram UK

Date: Thursday 18 January 2018

Leading global lighting manufacturer OSRAM have appointed Keith Booth as Account Manager for the Specialty Products Automotive Aftermarket division of OSRAM , Ltd in the UK. Keith previously wor…

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People News

Scrapped MOT proposals welcomed by IAAF

Date: Thursday 18 January 2018

Proposed changes to the MOT test frequency have been scrapped with IAAF calling it &lsquo,a triumph for the aftermarket and motorists alike&rsquo,, after months and months of intensive lobbying. Sin…

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Industry News

Walkers Garage starts the year in style with £1,000 prize

Date: Thursday 18 January 2018

Walkers Garage, based in South Otterington near Northallerton, is celebrating after being named the national winner of the Ring Golden Bulb Grand Prize, which will see the company receive more than &p…

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IAAF Member News

Dipetane Fuel Technology

Date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Dipetane Fuel Technology is a new member of IAAF and they wish to inform IAAF members of the benefits of Dipetane and how/why it is very different to outdated additives. , In 400 motor factors in …

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Autoelectro outlines its vision for 2018

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

&lsquo,With our one stop shop offer, we want to consolidate ourselves as the market leader whilst continuing our excellent range development and technical support&rsquo,: That&rsquo,s the message eman…

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DENSO Develops World’s Largest Automotive Head-up Display

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

Innovative human machine interface to be featured on 2018 Lexus LS will deliver safety and convenience to drivers. DENSO, one of the world&rsquo,s largest automotive technology, systems and componen…

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Product News

Exol tests readiness with spillage exercise

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

Exol Lubricants has successfully facilitated an exercise simulating the response to a hydrocarbon spill incident at its bulk blending site in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. , Held in 2017, the Oil …

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HELLA NTR Update

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

Range expansion is a constant process for HELLA, one of the world&rsquo,s leading original equipment (OE) component and system suppliers, and with the addition of 89 new-to-range (NTR) products for pa…

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Product News

Mike Wise takes on new Board-level role at expanding vGroup International as it restructures

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

The UK&rsquo,s leading provider of motor accessory essentials, vGroup International, has restructured following rapid growth as the company moves into the next phase of expansion.  , Simultaneousl…

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People News

Staying ahead of the game!

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

Behr Hella Service, a leading aftermarket supplier of thermal management solutions, has introduced a substantial number of new-to-range (NTR) products to its portfolio for passenger car and light comm…

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Product News

Technicians now able to sign-up for training courses on REPXPERT

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

REPXPERT members are now able to sign-up online to attend live hands-on training events which will be held regularly at the REPXPERT Academy in Hereford.  , This means that over 10,500 active REPX…

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IAAF Member News

The braking specialist with the full package

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

Since the beginning of 2017, First Line Ltd has increased its portfolio by more than 1,100 references. Having the largest and most relevant product offering is crucial, as the company is committed to …

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Product News

AutoInform Live 2017 a resounding success for ZF Aftermarket

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

As industry leaders in equipping technicians to work safely on the vehicles of today and tomorrow, ZF Aftermarket has enjoyed a successful AutoInform Live. , Visitors to the event, which took pl…

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IAAF Member News

Comline competition winner hits the track!

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

One of the lucky winners of the Comline Champion competition, held by Comline Auto Parts (Comline) at Automechanika Birmingham 2017, recently claimed his prize of an unforgettable supercar and rally c…

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IAAF Member News

Comma Oil first to meet newest ACEA C5 regulations with Eco-F 5W-20 oil

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

The most recent ACEA C5 regulations have been put in place to distinguish oils that offer significantly increased fuel efficiency across petrol and light and heavy-duty diesel engines. , Comma&r…

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Product News

Data overhaul brings benefits to motor factors

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

WAIglobal UK is completely overhauling its parts data information, resulting in enhanced vehicle part coverage from its 5500 part numbers. With the implementation of a new computer system, WAI took …

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Product News

Euro Car Parts develops VIEWMECH workshop video system

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Euro Car Parts has launched its own video platform for repairers, which sends a short video explaining what additional repair work is needed to a customer&rsquo,s vehicle. The VIEWMECH workshop video …

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Product News

Exol introduces Harvest LV UTTO

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Exol Lubricants has launched a new synthetic off-highway universal oil for transmissions, hydraulics, final drives and wet brakes named Harvest LV UTTO. , The new addition is a fully synthetic, …

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Product News

Exol Lubricants among the best in the business

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Exol, the UK&rsquo,s leading independent lubricants company, has been awarded runner up in the category of &lsquo,CV Supplier of Excellence&rsquo, at the highly respected IAAF (Independent Automotive …

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IAAF Member News

HELLA Makes Ground-Breaking Development

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

As a respected original equipment (OE) manufacturer and systems supplier, HELLA is already at the forefront of automotive technology with its involvement in areas such as ADAS (advance driver assistan…

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Product News

MAHLE Original EG Turbochargers highlight OE competence and sales potential

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

MAHLE Aftermarket&rsquo,s new turbocharger range not only offers the most up-to-date part numbers for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, but is a perfect showcase for MAHLE&rsquo,s technolo…

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Product News

MAHLE wins highly coveted ‘Car Supplier of Excellence’ Award

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

MAHLE Aftermarket has won &lsquo,Car Supplier of Excellence&rsquo, at the highly respected IAAF Annual Award Ceremony 2017, held at its new location of the DoubleTree by Hilton, Milton Keynes on 7 Dec…

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IAAF Member News

Midwest celebrates home win with Walsall FC

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

West Midlands based automotive parts distributor, Midwest Motor Factors, celebrated with sponsored Sky Bet league one football team, Walsall FC as they triumphed in their match against Scunthorpe Unit…

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National Auto Parts launches new wheel hub bearing kits

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

National Auto Parts, the clutch and brake specialist, has launched its new wheel hub bearing kits range, further increasing its UK and European car parc coverage to more than 95%. Backed by a two-ye…

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Product News

NGK preview for Autosport International

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd has a long and illustrious motorsport pedigree which it will highlight when it lines-up alongside the world&rsquo,s leading vehicle manufacturers and teams…

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IAAF Member News

NGK Winter Servicing Feature

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

By Tim Howes, Deputy General Manager &ndash, Supply Chain &, Technical Service, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd As drivers get to grips with the Arctic winter weather, a vehicle that doesn&rsquo,t start…

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Parts retailer to move to the cloud with MAM

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Andy Pack Car Care Centre, a car parts and accessories retailer based in Herefordshire, has chosen to upgrade to Autopart Online, the cloud-hosted version of MAM Software's popular business management…

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Product News

See and work better with the Philips CBH51 LED Bonnet Lamp

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

To give technicians clear vision in the workshop, Philips has introduced the CBH51 LED hybrid professional bonnet lamp, which features 32 powerful LEDs, providing an intense, 6000-K natural white ligh…

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Product News

The Generation Game

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Wheel hub technology is developing quickly to cater for the ever-increasing demands of the modern vehicle. With weight saving and safety being at the forefront of design, vehicle manufacturers (VMs) a…

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Product News

IAAF and FIGIEFA delighted with provisional Type-Approval legislation

Date: Friday 22 December 2017

The IAAF and FIGIEFA have welcomed the news that crucial provisions on the OBD connector and access to RMI have been included in the proposed EU legislation on Vehicle Type-Approval Regulation, signif…

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Industry News

ECP parent to acquire Stahlgruber

Date: Friday 15 December 2017

Euro Car Parts&rsquo, parent company LKQ Corporation has entered an agreement to acquire Stahlgruber GmbH in a deal valued at roughly &euro,1.5bn. Stahlgruber is one of Germany&rsquo,s largest facto…

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IAAF Member News

Melett Ltd acquired by Wabtec Corporation

Date: Friday 15 December 2017

Wabtec Corporation has acquired 100% of shares in Melett Limited, a leader in the design, manufacture and supply of high-quality turbochargers and replacement parts to the turbocharger aftermarket. …

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TecAlliance takes to the Cloud

Date: Friday 15 December 2017

TecAlliance, the data specialist and multiple business solution provider for the independent aftermarket, is in the process of transferring some of its data hosting from its existing servers to the Cl…

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IAAF Member News

Delphi Appoints New UK & Eire Country Director

Date: Monday 20 November 2017

Nigel Duffield joins Delphi Product &, Service Solutions to deliver the company&rsquo,s strategic growth objectives in UK &, Eire. Delphi Product &, Service Solutions has appointed Nigel Du…

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