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IAAF Awards 2022 - Voting now live

Date: Friday 04 November 2022

The voting for this year's IAAF Awards has now gone live and instructions are given below.  Voting will remain open until 18 November, so please ensure your vote is included and have your say. The for…

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Demand increases for high-capacity power banks amid warnings of potential winter blackouts

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

With the war in Ukraine threatening the continuity of gas supplies across Europe and in the UK, this has put pressure on domestic energy, and Ofgem has issued a warning to consumers that Britain could…

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NGK launches new online technical training initiative

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

NGK Academy, which went live on November 1, 2022, is aimed at supplying essential training primarily to workshops, but the content will also be of value to aftermarket distributors. The portal include…

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IMI launches 2023 Awards putting Sustainability and Diversity in the spotlight

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

Continuing its mission to celebrate and champion the best of automotive, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has launched its 2023 Awards with the winners to be announced at the IMI Annual Dinne…

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febi hails Automechanika Frankfurt 2022 as a success as trade shows return face to face

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

Networking was the key focus for febi, part of the Bilstein Group, at Automechanika Frankfurt in September as the automotive aftermarket specialist hails the return of a face-to-face trade show a succ…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts launches Platinum Tier for LKQ Academy

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts has launched a new membership tier for its LKQ Academy to help give technicians more flexibility in their training journey. In an exciting first for the independent aftermarket, LKQ…

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BorgWarner Ranked as Premier Data Supplier in TecDoc Catalog

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

As of recently, TecAlliance’s TecDoc Catalog contains six BorgWarner brands of spare parts for both commercial vehicles and passenger cars. BorgWarner is ranked as a Premier Data Supplier, which means…

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Textar-sponsored Newell remains in title hunt as championship final arrives

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

Textar-sponsored John Newell remains in championship contention as the British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) nears its season finale at Brands Hatch. Newell is currently fourth in the standings on …

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Alliance Automotive Group and NAPA Racing UK team up to raise money for Children in Need

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

Alliance Automotive Group and NAPA Racing UK have teamed up to raise money for this year’s BBC's Children in Need. BBC Children in Need fund thousands of charities and projects in every corner of the …

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NAPA Truck launches load restraints & rotating electrics

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

Commercial vehicle aftermarket manufacturer NAPA Truck has added two new product ranges — Load Restraints and Rotating Electrics — to its rapidly expanding catalogue of OE-matching components. NAPA Tr…

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FMG Repair Services celebrates next generation of automotive expertise as it sponsors the IMI Skills Competition Finals

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

The UK’s largest group of accident repair centres, FMG Repair Services, has joined forces with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) to sponsor the IMI Skills Competition finals. The annual compet…

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Seek out Ring’s Golden Ticket to win prizes!

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

Ring Automotive is urging technicians to keep their eyes peeled for a Golden Ticket as part of its new promotion that offers mechanics the chance to win prizes when they find a golden ticket in Ring’s…

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TMD Friction racing drivers hail cross-category braking performance

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

TMD Friction’s high-performance braking product lines continue to prove their credentials on the racing circuit, with its renowned braking brand Mintex providing the stopping power to various racing a…

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“We remain the specialist for automotive chemicals”

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

LIQUI MOLY has been supporting technological change in the automotive industry for over 60 years. Thanks to its wide range of automotive chemicals, Managing Director Günter Hiermaier sees the company …

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OESAA launches training roadshow to inspire today’s and tomorrow’s technicians

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association is thrilled to announce the launch of OESAA Academy Live, a series of free-to-attend events dotted around the UK, which will strengthen the ski…

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„DT Spare Parts Champion 2022“ wanted

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

Exciting guessing fun and the chance to win great prices – that’s the promise of the new DT Spare Parts betting round on the occasion of the Football World Cup. The starting signal will be given at th…

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Apec Truck launches load restraints and rotating electrics

Date: Thursday 03 November 2022

Commercial vehicle aftermarket manufacturer Apec Truck has added two new ranges to its portfolio: Load Restraints and Rotating Electrics. Both ranges are manufactured and rigorously tested to OE speci…

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Kevan Wooden, Chief Commercial Officer, LKQ Euro Car Parts: IAAF Blog – Fourth Edition

Date: Tuesday 01 November 2022

Getting match-fit for a recession: three areas of focus for the aftermarket The news, if you can manage to keep up with it, has been consistently depressing this year. In recent weeks, the UK economy …

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Nominate your garage in the IAAF Pride of Aftermarket Awards 2022

Date: Tuesday 01 November 2022

IAAF has added two new garage awards to its Pride of Aftermarket awards, set to take place on 8 December at DoubleTree Hilton, Milton Keynes. The two categories for the garage awards are: Garage of t…

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Sponsor Link: Alliance Automotive Group

Date: Tuesday 01 November 2022

The IAAF would like to thank our Headline Sponsor for the IAAF Dinner, Alliance Automotive Group UK & Ireland.

 

 

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Textar expands braking product lines with new-to-range parts

Date: Monday 31 October 2022

Aftermarket braking specialist, TMD Friction, has expanded its Textar braking product lines with the introduction of new pads, discs and accessories. Textar has also introduced new ABS sensors and wea…

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SEG Automotive expands its market position with TecDoc

Date: Monday 31 October 2022

The globally renowned TecDoc Catalogue contains more than 1,000 aftermarket brands and 9,800 product groups and allows users to identify the correct replacement quickly and easily. SEG Automotive is a…

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Star-studded seminar programme returns to Mechanex

Date: Monday 31 October 2022

The UK’s longest-running trade show dedicated to the independent aftermarket returns to Sandown Park this November with a seminar programme hosted by automotive authors Hayley Pells and Tom Denton. Or…

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IAAF urges the UK government “not to mess” with current MOT

Date: Friday 28 October 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is urging Mark Harper, the new Secretary of State for Transport not to mess with the current MOT test frequency and instead look to strengthen …

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AS-PL: Two exciting events are behind us — the AutoTrade Expo and the Equip Auto

Date: Friday 28 October 2022

AutoTrade Expo in Dublin took place on October 15-16, 2022 and the Equip Auto took place on October 18-22, 2022. Our representatives had the opportunity to meet with our clients, and also to talk with…

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Melett issues top tips to avoid turbocharger horror story this Halloween

Date: Friday 28 October 2022

Precision engineered turbocharger specialist Melett has offered tips to technicians on how to avoid their very own turbocharger horror story this Halloween. Turbochargers have become essential to manu…

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LKQ Corporation Announces Results for Third Quarter 2022

Date: Friday 28 October 2022

LKQ Corporation has reported third quarter 2022 financial results. “We are pleased with our third quarter results as they once again highlight our ongoing ability to combine best-in-class customer ser…

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Nominate your business in the IAAF Pride of Aftermarket Awards

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Nominations are now being taken for the Pride of Aftermarket Awards, with winners being announced at IAAF Annual Awards Dinner on 8 December, DoubleTree Hilton, Milton Keynes with Alliance Automotive …

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Build for the future with these 3 eCommerce best practice eBooks

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

If you're looking for a checklist to finish the year strong, or are in budget/planning mode for 2023, download these three complimentary ebooks from Volo to help you improve your top line sales growth…

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HELLA offers Universal Lighting webinar

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

After the great success of last year's "Digitalization of Light 2.0" event, HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert is again offering an interactive webinar, this time addressing "Universal Lightin…

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Ring Carnation expands team with vehicle conversion specialist

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Aftermarket technology specialist Ring Carnation has expanded its UK sales team with the appointment of David McKinless as specialist sales manager for vehicle conversion. David’s role will be to prov…

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MAHLE strengthens filter product strategy with new appointment

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket has strengthened its team with the appointment of Tobias Lowen as category manager for filtration. Lowen’s appointment strengthens MAHLE’s continued push for developing OE-quality, r…

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Mintex-sponsored Brown signs off MINI Challenge career with double points finish

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Mintex-sponsored MINI Challenge racing driver, Lewis Brown, completed his 2022 campaign with two solid race results at Brands Hatch, finishing his final season in the championship in 10th place overal…

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BM Catalysts launches European entity to service its overseas partners

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

BM Catalysts, Europe’s leading manufacturer of aftermarket hot end emissions products, has launched a dedicated European company, BM Catalysts EU Ltd, to facilitate the smoothest possible trading with…

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IAAF welcomes top sponsors to 2022 conference & dinner

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF’s) annual conference and awards dinner is back in-person for 2022 and has attracted support from leading aftermarket brands. The IAAF conference…

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More LIQUI MOLY at MotoGP

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

The German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY is strengthening its commitment to the MotoGP Motorcycle World Championship as well as to the smaller Moto2 and Moto3 series. “MotoGP has become a cen…

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Gear up for fast-paced change: New-look Automotive Supply Chain Forum to focus on innovation and opportunity

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Messe Frankfurt UK, organisers of Automechanika Birmingham, has announced a refreshed trade event, the Automotive Supply Chain Forum, in association with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders…

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TechMan supports workshops and technicians at training event

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

TechMan, leading garage management system specialists, will be joining the Schaeffler REPXPERT UK Academy Live FREE training event at York College in November, as it continues to support technicians a…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts launches Test to Earn initiative to help garages drive battery sales

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Understandably, drivers tend to blame the cold when their car won’t start on a dark winter’s morning. But a lot of the issues that come to light in winter can be traced back to warmer summer climes – …

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Schaeffler offers comprehensive range of repair solutions for the popular VW Caddy

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Responding to the needs of the independent sector once again, Schaeffler, a leading technical partner and OE supplier to vehicle manufacturers around the world, has assembled a wide range of important…

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OSRAM brightens up autumn with promotional offers

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Lighting specialists, OSRAM, has revealed its latest bulb promotional offers to give customers, stockists and garages the chance to stock up on bulbs ahead of the MOT surge as it urges technicians to …

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TechMan sponsors WhoCanFixMyCar.com Garage Awards 2022

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Garage management system specialists, TechMan, is sponsoring the WhoCanFixMyCar.com Garage Awards for 2022 as they continue to highlight their support for technicians and workshops across the UK. Dubb…

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MAHLE and Autosupplies redouble ties with new van wrap

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket has highlighted its commitment to supporting leading motor factor Autosupplies Chesterfield with the unveiling of a newly wrapped Autosupplies van, sporting a MAHLE-based livery. The…

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Mintex reveals latest comprehensive brake range expansion

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Aftermarket braking specialist, TMD Friction, has introduced a comprehensive range expansion to its popular Mintex brake pad, disc, and accessory kit product lines. The new additions to Mintex’s high-…

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Klarius exhausts are Berlingo-ing places!

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

The Klarius Products range offers everything needed for a quick and quality exhaust repair, including support for the Citroën Berlingo 1.5. In the past month, Klarius has added 12 new parts to its ran…

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Motor oil without oil?

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

The trend is towards ever thinner motor oils in order to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. But the engine must also be designed for such an oil, otherwise there is a risk of expensive damage. How…

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NAPA launches new booster cables in 2022 winter range update

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Automotive aftermarket manufacturer NAPA has released its new range of booster cables in the UK as part of an update to their pre-existing Winter Essentials catalogue. Winter seasons can be the most t…

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Volkswagen Passat plug-in hybrid DSG fluid change, brought to you by Delphi Technologies and Laser Tools.

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

In this latest ‘best practice’ article, technical experts from OESAA members, Delphi Technologies and Laser Tools, have teamed up to offer a video guide to technicians changing the fluid in a Volkswag…

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Rapid care and many oils at EICMA

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

As a specialist in chemical products for bikes, LIQUI MOLY will be presenting its extensive product range at the EICMA Motorcycle Show in Milan. Also in the game: The new Motorbike Detailer for quick …

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Additive values from Lucas Oil

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Lucas Oil has confirmed its attendance at the MechanEx Show at Sandown Park (8-9 November 2022). Additives and their wider values for garages, plus plans to expand the scope of the Lucas Oil Academy (…

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