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IAAF continues membership expansion, adding Dal Corso Group to its roster

Date: Tuesday 07 September 2021

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) welcomes leadership development and management training company, Dal Corso Group, to its growing membership, as it continues to bolster its aut…

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IAAF Virtual Conference 2021 – “Aftermarket for the future”

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) Virtual Conference 2021 will be titled Aftermarket for the Future, as the event looks to address the biggest challenges and opportunities the i…

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Craig McCracken becomes IAAF vice-president

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Craig McCracken, Group Factor Manager at Arnold Clark Autoparts as new vice-president. In becoming vice-president and then president …

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IAAF Activity Report - w/e 3 September 2021

Date: Friday 03 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. Conference countdown beginsThe IAAF Virtual C…

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PG Automotive raising funds for Parkinson’s UK

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

Andy and Mel Lees at PG Automotive, along with some close friends, Steff and Dean Asher, are taking on the Thames Bridges Trek on 11th September to raise much-needed funds for a charity close to their…

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TRICO and A1 raised more than £6,500 for charity

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

Wiper blade manufacturer, TRICO, recently pledged to donate £1 from every sale through its distributor, A1 Motor Stores, to a charity that hosts driving days for disabled people. During a six week per…

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New Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released the first part of a new course on Interlock Circuits, also known as Pilot Lines. These safety-critical circuits are used to assist in the pr…

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Pre-empt battery failure surge, says LKQ Euro Car Parts

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

LKQ Euro Car Parts is warning garages to prepare for a permanent shift in the traditional battery service demand curve – beginning with a spike from September as temperatures start to drop. The parts …

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Raw material prices soar due to supply and demand issues, says BM Catalysts

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

The rising prices of aluminised and stainless steel, along with global steel shortages and increases in commodity costs, are driving volatility in the prices of its pipe references, warns BM Catalysts…

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Tough day at Thruxton for Halfords Racing with Cataclean

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

The Halfords Racing with Cataclean endured a tough day at Thruxton, Hampshire, on Sunday in the British Touring Car Championship as its two Honda Civics battled through the three rounds of the ultra-c…

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BM Catalysts’, Mark Blinston, takes on Off-Road Bike Challenge

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

BM Catalysts’ Commercial Director, Mark Blinston, will be taking on the London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride, Europe’s biggest charity mountain bike event, to raise vital funds for the British Heart …

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Exol-sponsored Giles Trust Charity Golf Day hailed success

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

Exol Lubricants continued its charitable endeavours by sponsoring and attending The Giles Trust Charity Golf Day at the end of July, to help raise funds for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.…

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Checkpoint drives environmental change with new biodegradable wheel nut indicators

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

Leading haulage wheel safety solution company, Checkpoint, has pioneered product innovation in its range of internationally renowned wheel nut indicators - making them fully biodegradable and therefor…

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Product News

HELLA receives further series orders for innovative chip-based headlamp system

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

HELLA, the internationally positioned automotive supplier has further developed, and received additional orders for, its innovative chip-based headlamp matrix system "Solid State Lighting | High Defin…

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Product News

Delphi Technologies Aftermarket announces Global Power Electronics Program for rapidly growing electrified market

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

BorgWarner, a global leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the automotive market, is bringing emerging technologies to the aftermarket with its global power electronic…

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Product News

NEW alternator A0667S in AS-PL offer

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A0667S 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

FERODO® introduces first automotive brake pads to bridge gap between braking performance and comfort

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

Revolutionary FERODO Fuse+ Technology Pads Offer Top-Tier Stopping Power, Longer Pad and Disc Life, Reduced Dusting and Certified OE Matching Quality FERODO®, a preferred original equipment (OE) brake…

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NGK stars in the mix for World Speedway title

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

NGK-sponsored stars Freddie Lindgren and Emil Sayfutdinov have consolidated their places near the top of the race for the 2021 World Speedway Championship. They lie in third and fourth places respecti…

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DENSO to showcase new offerings digitally at Automechanika 2021

Date: Friday 27 August 2021

An exclusive live web session will headline DENSO’s attendance at Automechanika Frankfurt 2021, Europe’s leading trade fair for the automotive service industry, on 14th-16th September. With the event …

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IAAF to campaign against extending MOT frequency in Northern Ireland

Date: Friday 27 August 2021

IAAF is set to take an active part in the consultation by the Northern Ireland Executive on the Call for Evidence on the potential introduction of biennial MOT testing (every two years) for private ca…

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IAAF Activity Report - w/e 27 August 2021

Date: Friday 27 August 2021

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during the previous week. MOTs in Northern IrelandIn addition to meetings w…

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IAAF News

Virtual Conference details to be published next week

Date: Friday 27 August 2021

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) will publish early details of its virtual conference 2021 to members on 1 September. The Federation’s annual conference, which will take place …

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Robinson returns to racing with Anger Management 2.0

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

NGK-sponsored seven-times UK pro mod champion Andy Robinson is set to return to the drag racing scene next month with a completely new look for his ’69 Camaro race car three years after it was written…

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Virtual and individual trade fair experience: MEYLE continues its digital success story with MEYLE Exhibition 2021

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

"Digital first" is the motto of the Hamburg-based spare parts manufacturer MEYLE. Especially in pandemic times, virtual encounters with customers and partners play a major role: even if the leading tr…

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Traction gas springs – a new highly requested product group

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Lesjöfors' product range is growing continuously. We can now also offer traction gas springs that provide immediate power and high safety in applications that require a controlled closing. The product…

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Product News

Greener, longer goods vehicles could be rolled out from next year

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Greener, longer goods vehicles could become a permanent fixture on Britain’s roads as early as next year, the government has announced. This comes as the Department for Transport publishes its respons…

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Industry News

HELLA is going to the Caravan Salon 2021 equipped with many product innovations

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

In the first half of this year, the caravanning industry experienced a huge boom, with almost 63,000 new motorhomes and caravans registered in Germany alone. “The Caravan Salon, which will take place …

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NGK to relocate Japanese head office

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

NGK Spark Plugs, the world’s leading ignition and sensor specialist, has announced it is relocating its global head office functions in Japan. The move will take place in April 2022, with the new head…

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Fleets urged to get involved in UK platooning trial

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

TRL – the Transport Research Laboratory – wants to hear from freight operators that could help contribute to the UK platooning trial. The Department for Transport (DfT) and Highways England commission…

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Industry News

MAHLE appoints Jessica Wacogne

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Jessica Wacogne has joined MAHLE Aftermarket, taking the role as Head of Customer Service. Skilled in purchasing, management, pricing, sales, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction Wacogne b…

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People News

Hella Gutmann Solutions invites workshops to save £1,650 on a mega macs 56

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Embracing the joy of the summer, Hella Gutmann Solutions has announced a special promotional offer of £1,650 off its superb mega macs 56 diagnostic tool, plus a free measurement model with multi-meter…

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Product News

ZF Aftermarket launches mental health initiative to protect employee wellbeing

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

ZF Aftermarket is making employee wellbeing a priority with its latest mental health initiative. The company has opened a new medical room at its site in Wrexham, offering its employees a place to go …

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New references added to First Line Ltd’s popular product ranges

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Automotive aftermarket supplier, First Line Ltd, has introduced 40 new-to-range products across its Steering and Suspension, Cooling, Cables, and Braking categories. The latest additions are part of t…

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Product News

NGK launches two new product catalogues

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Ignition and sensor specialist NGK has brought out two new product catalogues packed with all the information needed for installers to select the right part for millions of vehicles on the road. The S…

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Product News

Businesses given more time to apply new product safety marking

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Government confirms businesses will have an extra year to start using the new product safety marking – the UKCA marking. Businesses will have an additional year to apply new product safety markings fo…

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Industry News

Celebration of the life of Steve Fisher

Date: Monday 23 August 2021

Apec Braking have confirmed that there will be a Celebration of the Life of Steve Fisher on Thursday 7th October 2021 at Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol from 12 noon to 4.00 p.m. If you would like to att…

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People News

ILC The Climb postponed and challengers to tackle epic National 3 Peaks

Date: Friday 20 August 2021

Automotive industry charity, Ben, has announced that its Industry Leader Challenge (ILC) fundraiser, The Climb, has been postponed as Tanzania remains on the travel red list. It’s hoped that the even…

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Return of The CV Show welcomes TMD Friction

Date: Friday 20 August 2021

TMD Friction, via its brands Textar, Mintex and Don, has announced that it will be exhibiting at The CV Show 2021, showcasing its vast range of commercial vehicle (CV) and light commercial (LCV) braki…

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ZF Services UK bolsters CV support

Date: Friday 20 August 2021

ZF Services UK has revamped its Nottingham Centre of Competence offering to better support the commercial vehicle (CV) aftermarket after taking a careful look at how the market has changed as a result…

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IAAF Member News

IAAF Activity Report w/e 20 August 2021

Date: Friday 20 August 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. Super-fast IAAFIAAF investment continues with new super-fa…

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The safest and fastest virus and bacteria killer now available in Aftermarket

Date: Friday 20 August 2021

Advanced Hygienics are very excited to be able to offer HOCl (Hypochlorous Acid) as an extremely effective killer of viruses and bacteria, yet safe on the skin. As a service member of the IAAF, we are…

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Exol renews sponsorship with Worcester Warriors for 21/22

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021

Exol Lubricants has renewed its sponsorship of Worcester Warriors and Worcester Warriors Women rugby teams for the 21/22 season. Based in Wednesbury, Exol will once again have its logo on the back of …

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Ring reveals new easy-access bulb stand

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021

Ring Automotive is preparing for the MOT rush with a handy new bulb stand, providing technicians with easy access to its 12V bulb range. Recognising that lighting and signalling is one of the most com…

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WAI introduces latest new-to-range parts

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021

WAIglobal UK has added two new alternators and two new starter motors to its range of rotating electrics to meet demand of the growing European car parc. WAI’s latest alternator references, part numbe…

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Textar adds 76 new parts to expanding braking range

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021

TMD Friction, through its Textar brand, has extended its ever-growing braking portfolio with 76 additions for the European market. The new parts include 67 ABS sensors for popular makes and models, in…

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Gus finishes strongly in Belgium

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021

The first appearance of Belgium’s Ypres Rally on the World Rally Championship calendar saw the NGK-sponsored M-Sport Ford World Rally Team stars Gus Greensmith and co-driver Chris Patterson reach the …

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NGK urges garages to be prepared for September surge

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021

There’s predicted to be a surge in demand for vehicle safety tests in September after it was revealed that millions of car owners used the Government’s COVID-19 MoT exemption at the beginning of the p…

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Freddie makes the podium in homeland Speedway Grand Prix

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021

Freddie Lindgren narrowly failed to win the Speedway Grand Prix in his Sweden homeland when he was once again the pick of the NGK-sponsored riders. He finished in third place behind winner World champ…

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Denton and Pells premiere event

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021

The Future of Automotive Technology and Training, an event brought to you by Denton & Pells, will be premiered for further education organisations and followed with an open day for aftermarket pro…

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HELLA showcases team inclusion with warehouse refurb

Date: Thursday 19 August 2021

Under the guidance of the Warehouse and Operations Managers, Chris Padbury and Keeley Huss, HELLA UK has completed a radical overhaul and upgrade of its warehouse facility to ensure it provides flexib…

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