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TechMan easing garage stress with intuitive management tools

Date: Thursday 30 September 2021

Garage owners, managers, technicians and front-of-house staff have all benefited from TechMan’s commitment to its continual development of intuitive garage management tools and features, each one help…

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Product News

Workshops should maximise MoT opportunuity

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

NGK has reiterated its call for UK workshops to take advantage of the current surge in demand for MoT tests. The ignition and sensor specialist has been forecasting September’s MoT boom after it was r…

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IAAF Member News

Mitigating the drawbacks of E10 petrol

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

E10 petrol is intended to make the fuel more environment-friendly, but it also has a number of special features. “Since the fuel differs from ethanol-free petrol in some respects, we have developed ou…

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Product News

IAAF Activity Report w/e 24 September 2021

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during the week just gone by. IAAF Council and CV Committee meetingsWe have…

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IAAF News

IAAF welcomes return of Industry Briefing sessions with hybrid event

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced that its next Industry Briefing session will welcome a limited number of members with the opportunity for safe networking, as wel…

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IAAF News

Millions to be empowered by government plans to strengthen day-one employment rights and increase productivity of businesses

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

Every employee in Great Britain will be given the right to request flexible working – regardless of time served – under government plans to modernise the way we work. Under the plans – delivering on a…

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HR Updates

The perfect storm – episode 2

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

Following on from our widely read article last week on external issues affecting the automotive aftermarket including container costs, raw material prices and driver shortages to name but a few, we lo…

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IAAF News
Industry News

First Line Ltd. unveils new-to-range highlights

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

Automotive aftermarket supplier, First Line Ltd., has introduced 44 new references to its popular product ranges, bringing relevant parts to market fast, for the ever-growing vehicle car parc. Key new…

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Product News

Workshop bookings easier than ever as TechMan responds to garage requests

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

Garage Management System, TechMan has made the management of bookings even easier for users thanks to two new developments rolled out in response to garage requests. The transfer of jobs that overrun …

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Product News

Schaeffler updates online catalogue

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

Schaeffler has updated the TecDoc driven online catalogue hosted on its aftermarket website – https://aftermarket.schaeffler.co.uk – to provide users with more functionality and easier access to the o…

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Product News

Filling a gap

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

“We saw the need for an enhanced material solution and, given Freudenberg’s polymer material expertise, set out to develop a new family of materials that directly addressed the challenges created in a…

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Product News

NGK Speedway stars fly the flag

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

NGK-sponsored stars have been battling it out for their countries in the Monster Energy FIM Speedway of Nations competition which this year has been sponsored by the company for the first-time. The ig…

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IAAF Member News

The Parts Alliance appoints Mark Eburne as new President and COO

Date: Thursday 23 September 2021

Leading automotive parts distributor The Parts Alliance has appointed Mark Eburne as its new President and COO. Mark is an entrepreneurial business leader with extensive board experience at a number o…

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People News

IAAF member E-Motive Online announces two programs for manufacturers, brands and resellers to safely grow their eCommerce sales

Date: Thursday 23 September 2021

IAAF member E-Motive Online has announced two programmes to help aftermarket manufacturers, brands, distributors and resellers capitalise on their digitalisation and ecommerce efforts. These programme…

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IAAF Member News

New appointment for WAI

Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021

Leading automotive parts supplier, WAI, has announced the appointment of Richard Davies as Business Development Manager, to help develop WAI’s activity in the commercial vehicle (CV), passenger car (P…

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People News

Office for the Internal Market opens for business

Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021

The Office for the Internal Market (OIM) is part of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). It has been tasked with supporting the effective operation of the UK internal market using its economic…

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Industry News

DENSO and Schaeffler join forces to host technical webinars

Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is pleased to reveal details of its upcoming webinars, which will be spearheaded by DENSO and Schaeffler. Tim Adams and Richard Groot, …

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Product News

Two awards for HELLA: best brand in the lighting technology and lighting category as well as in the headlamp adjusters category

Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021

Around 7,400 readers of PROFI Werkstatt specialist magazine once again rated their favourite brands in terms of image, quality and service in 24 categories. In the lighting technology and lighting cat…

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IAAF Member News

Podium result for Halfords Racing with Cataclean at Croft

Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021

A superb second place finish for Gordon Shedden was the highlight of a tough weekend at Croft for Halfords Racing with Cataclean in the British Touring Car Championship. Triple champion Gordon took se…

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IAAF Member News

Banner’s OE pedigree integral to aftermarket strategy – and OESAA has large part to play

Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021

As one of the founding members of the Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) and Lee Quinney sitting on the advisory board, Banner is a manufacturer committed and unequivocal abo…

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IAAF Member News

Volta Trucks partners with Sibros to deliver fully connected vehicle systems to electric commercial vehicle fleets

Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021

Volta Trucks, a leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has announced that Sibros, a pioneer of deep Over-the-Air (OTA) connected vehicle systems, w…

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Industry News

MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy unveil breakthrough battery technology

Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021

MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy have unveiled a new battery technology which offers ultra-fast recharging coupled with good power density. By combining the benefits of super capacitors and tradi…

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Product News

IAAF Insight: The Perfect storm - From container costs and raw material prices to driver shortages and other logistical issues – the automotive aftermarket is not exempt, IAAF warns

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

The ripple effects of the global supply chain crisis, played out very much on our TV screens, mean the automotive aftermarket will not be exempt from disruption. We have heard from many businesses ove…

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IAAF News

Fast supply accelerates the gas springs business

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

Lesjöfors’ gas springs business is expanding worldwide. The reasons for this are related to new sales channels and reliable deliveries as well as recovery from last year’s dip in demand caused by coro…

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Product News

Our Virtual Academy launches EV masters roadshow

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

Training provider, Our Virtual Academy is set to launch a new face-to-face training department for the benefit of technicians. Our Virtual Academy Live will launch the new department with an electric …

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Product News

HELLA equips electric vehicle of a European premium manufacturer with lighting and electronics products

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

The development of electromobility continues to progress and this is accompanied by a wide range of opportunities for suppliers. Firstly, in the area of drive concept/energy management, where HELLA is…

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Product News

How garages can ride the MOT wave and make the most of "super September"

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

LKQ Euro Car Parts has outlined how the independent aftermarket should be capitalising on a spike in demand to ‘ride the MOT wave’ this month. The start of the Covid-19 pandemic last spring meant that…

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IAAF Member News

IAAF Virtual Conference 2021 - sponsorship packages now available

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

The IAAF Virtual Conference 2021, taking place on 2 December, is entitled Aftermarket for the Future, and the event will tackle the past, present and future of the sector, supporting members’ business…

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IAAF News

IAAF Activity Report - w/e 17 September 2021

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during the week just gone by. Virtual Conference – sponsorship packages rel…

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IAAF News

LIQUI MOLY company magazine, issue 09/2021

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

We just published the latest issue of our company magazine “Pictures and Stories”. There we have put together tips and tricks for our best products for sport, leisure and hobbies. We explain the vario…

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IAAF Member News

NEW alternator A4138S in AS-PL offer

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A4138S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

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Product News

HaynesPro's acclaimed VESA application has just got better

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

Our VESA application, part of the WorkshopData electronics section, has long been highly valued by automotive technicians. At the core of VESA are the localised or concise wiring diagrams that are uni…

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Product News

M-Sport Ford WRC team excels in Greece

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

The M-Sport Ford World Rally Team – whose cars are equipped with NGK spark plugs and NTK Lambda sensors – recorded four strong finishes at the end of the Acropolis Rally, finishing the World Rally Cha…

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IAAF Member News

Government's Covid Response: Autumn and Winter Plan 2021

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021

The Prime Minister has now set out the government’s plan to manage Covid throughout autumn and winter of 2021. Ventilation is an important and effective mitigation to stop the spread of Covid, and bus…

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HR Updates

NGK Speedway star hails ‘guardian angel’

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021

NGK-sponsored Swedish star Freddie Lindgren believes he had “a guardian angel by my side” after he escaped serious injury in a dramatic crash during the Danish Speedway Grand Prix. Lindgren was chasin…

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IAAF Member News

Delphi Technologies enhances its automotive training offering with launch of new e-learning platform

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021

Delphi Technologies, part of the BorgWarner family, is launching a new e-learning platform - the Delphi Technologies Academy - aimed at making it easier than ever for those in the automotive industry …

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Product News

Yuasa-backed Olivia Reynolds heads to Pastranaland for American adventure

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021

Eleven-year-old motocross star, Olivia Reynolds will travel to FMX freestyle legend, Travis Pastrana’s Pastranaland complex in Maryland for a two-week adrenaline fuelled trip, having personally been i…

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IAAF Member News

Tax changes for Health and Social Care

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

The government has recently announced tax changes to fund £12 billion a year to be spent on the NHS and social care across the UK. National Insurance contributions (NICs) will increase by 1.25% for on…

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HR Updates

HELLA at the Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

HELLA, the internationally positioned automotive supplier, and Hella Gutmann Solutions will be presenting themselves on the online platform of the Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus from 14th to 16t…

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IAAF Member News

New oil for Haldex couplings

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

All-wheel vehicles made by Audi, Opel, Seat, Skoda, Volkswagen and Volvo usually have a Haldex clutch. This also powers the rear wheels – but only when necessary. This type of clutch requires a specia…

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Product News

IAAF to launch new Product & Services eBulletin

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

IAAF is to launch a second eBulletin, complementing its existing weekly eBulletin to members. The Federation’s Friday eBulletin has continued to grow in stature and reach, with record high open rates …

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IAAF News

IAAF Activity Report - w/e 10 September 2021

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during the week just gone by. Virtual ConferenceThank you to the many membe…

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IAAF News

Transport Secretary encourages UK to switch to electric vehicles

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

Drivers up and down the country can explore making the switch to an electric vehicle this World EV day with a new government-backed app the Transport Secretary set out yesterday (9 September 2021). As…

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Industry News

TMD Friction offers support to Martin House Hospice

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

TMD Friction UK has supported Martin House Hospice, based in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, donating two branded rucksacks, two Bluetooth speakers and two teddies. Martin House provides family-led care for…

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IAAF Member News

Messe Frankfurt launches UK Garage and Bodyshop Event for 2022 in response to market demand

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

Messe Frankfurt, organisers of Automechanika Birmingham and auto:resource welcomes the return of face-to-face events with the launch of The UK Garage and Bodyshop Event, the UK's dedicated event for t…

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Industry News

It's time for a new leadership model

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

Too many leaders have been conditioned to think of leadership only in terms of power and control. But there is a better way to lead, this kind of leadership requires a special kind of leader: a situat…

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IAAF Member News

Group synergies provide worldwide supply chain to electric car producer

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

The business and customer base of the Lesjöfors Group is constantly changing and expanding from new sales and acquisitions. Many of our customers are global companies operating in tough competition. A…

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IAAF Member News

Auto Spares Wales eyes further growth with Autopart

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

Auto Spares Wales, a startup motor factor based in Newport, recently implemented Autopart, in a move that has helped the company go “from strength to strength” in just a few months’ of trading. Tony G…

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Product News

TecAlliance certifies Corteco as “Premier Data Supplier”

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

Corteco is one of the first companies certified as "Premier Data Supplier" (PDS) by TecAlliance for its exemplary data quality. TecAlliance is Europe's leading information, service and communication p…

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IAAF Member News

HELLA presents innovative solutions for the mobility of the future at IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

HELLA, the internationally positioned automotive supplier will be presenting a wide range of innovative lighting and electronics solutions for the mobility of the future at the IAA Mobility 2021 (7th …

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Product News