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NSK to show innovations at the International VDI Congress ‘Dritev – Drivetrain for Vehicles’

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

In line with the automotive industry’s shift to electric vehicle (EV) technology and the ongoing trend of downsizing, NSK will shine the spotlight on a compact EV drive system at the Dritev 2019 inter…

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Product News

WAI introduces new-to-range product updates for March

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

Leading parts manufacturer, WAIglobal, has added five new alternators to its ever-growing range of electrics, demonstrating its allegiance to delivering more sales opportunities for garages and motor …

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Product News

The air conditioning compressor—from a comfort feature to an operationally reliable component

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

Since the acquisition of Behr Hella Service (BHS) by MAHLE Aftermarket, intense activity has been underway at the logistics centres in Poland, Germany, Great Britain, Spain, France, Turkey, Russia, th…

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HGS presenting ADAS seminar at AutoInform

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) will be presenting a seminar on advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) at OESAA’s AutoInform in Wolverhampton on the 25th and 26th April. Head of HGS, Neil Hilton and busi…

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LIQUI MOLY Company Magazine, March issue

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

LIQUI MOLY have just published the new issue of their company magazine “Pictures & Stories”. The readers of the leading German car magazine “Autozeitung” voted LIQUI MOLY best lubricant brand for …

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HR Updates

HELLA launches latest 77 GHz radar technology

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Lighting and electronics expert, HELLA, will be bringing its latest 77 GHz radar technology into series production in Spring 2020 and has already acquired several major orders, including an Asian manu…

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Product News

Dayco invests in youth

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Dayco, a leading original equipment (OE) component manufacturer and aftermarket supplier, is an advocate of technical training, which it undertakes for technicians via workouts arranged through its mo…

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LIQUI MOLY remains in Formula 1

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

LIQUI MOLY is extending its involvement in Formula 1 and concluding a contract with the racing series until the end of 2022. At half of all races, advertising boards of the German oil and additive man…

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HELLA’s new video shows off its quality wiper blades

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

HELLA has released a video showing the quality control and test procedures its wiper blades go through to ensure they are able to deliver the day-to-day performance in the face of harsh weather condit…

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Product News

NEW alternator in AS-PL offer

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A3418S 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

Manchester company tackles air pollution by developing the UK's most affordable electric vehicle

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

A Greater Manchester company, MeV Ltd is addressing the twin issues of reducing vehicle emissions and improving air quality by producing innovative and affordable electric vehicles, the BeeAnywhere. T…

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Industry News

Klarius, KMT and Emissco Cycle to Wembley - Sport Relief Team Challenge to raise > £1,000

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

The Klarius Works Council led by John Bennett and Community Champion Natalie Parry have agreed to support Sport Relief via a “Cycle to Wembley” challenge – 147 miles – on Thursday, 12th March. The aim…

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Dayco and Politecnico di Torino strengthen hybrid electric vehicle research partnership

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has strengthened its relationship with the Politecnico di Torino to develop hybri…

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Ring Automotive shines bright with double industry win

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020

Ring Automotive, an OSRAM business, has got 2020 off to a winning start, after Auto Express and Car Mechanic Magazine shone a light on the Ring MAGflex Pivot RIL3900HP, placing it in first place for t…

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Product News

Marathon & Fueltone Pro in partnership

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020

Marathon Warehouse Distribution are delighted to announce that they have partnered with Fueltone Pro to distribute their range of fuel additives. Fueltone Pro are a UK based manufacturer of premium fu…

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GS Yuasa launches new auxiliary battery for Audi, BMW, and Mercedes vehicles

Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020

GS Yuasa, market leader for automotive batteries, have announced that they have launched a new Yuasa branded AGM auxiliary battery for next generation vehicles. The Yuasa YBXAX14 has been designed for…

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Product News

EAG signs up to PACT electronic trading

Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has become the latest automotive aftermarket supplier to sign up to PACT electronic trading. PACT, the joint initiative between TecCom and eparts, facilitates effective el…

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Government consultations

Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020

The government has recently initiated two consultation processes which may be of interest to IAAF members. 1. Consulting on ending the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans This consulta…

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Industry News

Bosch: The future for diesel

Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020

How do you solve one of the most pressing problems facing towns and cities? How do you satisfy the population’s desire for cleaner air? And how do you achieve that without restricting the mobility of …

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Product News

NGK-sponsored Ivanov helps Russia to Ice Speedway title

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

NGK-sponsored Ice Speedway World champion Daniil Ivanov has helped Russia win the 2020 FIM Ice Speedway of Nations. Having led the field after the first day’s racing in Berlin, Germany, the Russian te…

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LIQUI MOLY remains loyal to the MercedesCup

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

Quality and continuity characterize LIQUI MOLY. This applies to the lubricant brand’s products and services as well as to its sponsorship – including the MercedesCup. The German company will support t…

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Newly wrapped vans for Hella Gutmann Solutions

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

Diagnostic experts, Hella Gutmannn Solutions (HGS), has wrapped its vans with the company’s iconic branding, linking it with its well-known ADAS specialist knowledge. The vans were wrapped at the end …

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ZF Aftermarket supplies chassis parts for numerous LCV models

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

High mileage, heavy loads, constant use – the light commercial vehicle is the automotive workhorse. With this class of vehicle subjected to considerable pressure and stress, together with the average …

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Product News

Autoelectro New to Range Stop-Start Starter Motors

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

Autoelectro have introduced three New to Range Starter Motors that incorporate “Stop-Start” technology for the Seat Exeo 2.0 2011-2013 (AEY2685), Mitsubishi Colt (Forfour) (AEY3828) and Range Rover 3.…

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Product News

Delphi Technologies launches new Hartridge DPF cleaning machine for light and medium duty applications

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

Delphi Technologies is leveraging its Original Equipment expertise as a global provider of pioneering propulsion technologies, to launch the Hartridge DPF200 Master. The latest addition to its highly …

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Product News

Lucas Oil Confirmed as British Drift Championship Partner

Date: Friday 06 March 2020

The British Drift Championship (BDC) has confirmed Lucas Oil as the exclusive oil and additives brand for the new 2020 season. “BDC’s professionalism has helped drift racing to become one of the UK’s …

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Comline cabin filters - stay protected

Date: Friday 06 March 2020

Independent British brand, Comline, have announced the launch of a new campaign focusing on the importance of cabin and activated carbon filters. Renowned for its comprehensive range of all makes filt…

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Product News

International Women’s Day and the IAAF

Date: Friday 06 March 2020

To coincide with International Women's Day on Sunday 8 March, Wendy Williamson, CEO of the IAAF, and Hayley Pells, owner of Avia Autos and a speaker at the 2019 IAAF Conference, have both issued quote…

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Industry News

TMD Friction CV wins IFA supplier of the year award

Date: Monday 02 March 2020

TMD Friction CV has won CV supplier of the year 2019 at the Independent Motor Trade Factors Associated (IMTFA) annual gala dinner dance and awards ceremony at the K Club in Country Kildare, Ireland. T…

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AS-PL plans for exhibitions in 2020

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

AS-PL will participate in the most important industry exhibitions in 2020. TTM Automotive Technology Fair &ndash, Poznan, Poland Automotive Technology Fair (TTM) will take place on 26-29 March, an…

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Autoelectro new to range “Smart Charge” alternators

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

Autoelectro have introduced 3 new to range Alternators that incorporate &ldquo,Smart Charge&rdquo, technology for the Mercedes C class 1.6 (AEK4048), the Toyota Rav-4 2.0 (AEK3942) and the Kia Sportag…

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Product News

Melett grows partnership with Universal Turbos

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

Melett, the leading UK supplier of precision engineered turbochargers and parts, has expanded its partnership with specialist turbo repairer Universal Turbos.  , Universal Turbos, based in Hampshi…

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New alternator in AS-PL offer (2)

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A6537S 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

The Parts Alliance partners with Petronas to supply the Petronas Syntium with °COOLTECH™ range to the independent aftermarket

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

The Parts Alliance has announced its long-term partnership with Petronas Lubricants International as its supplier of premium oil. , &ldquo,Petronas has immense potential for our branches and we …

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Autoparts UK launches new Padtech Fitting Centre Programme

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Autoparts UK has launched a new Padtech brake pad Fitting Centre Programme for independent garages. , The Padtech brake pad brand, exclusively available to independent garages from Autoparts UK,…

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Comline adds brake calipers to award-winning friction portfolio

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Aftermarket experts, Comline, have further bolstered their award-winning friction portfolio by adding an all-new range of high-quality calipers to their line-up. , Complementing the brand&rsquo,s …

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Product News

New uprated performance clutch kit introduced by National Auto Parts (1)

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

National Auto Parts has launched its first ever uprated performance clutch kit, with plans to continue to develop the range throughout 2020. , Fitting all Subaru Impreza 6 speed with the turbo c…

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Product News

NGK announces exciting motorcycle racing sponsorship

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Motorcycle racing supporter NGK is to sponsor the 2020 Massingberd-Mundy Kawasaki team. Over the past five seasons, Team Green has become a name synonymous with racing success in the UK, and a host …

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No ‘brake’ for National Auto Parts’ continued expansion

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Leading UK clutch and brake specialist, National Auto Parts, is not slowing down with its range extensions after adding a further eight brake pads to its ever-expanding portfolio. , The latest b…

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Product News

SMP Europe rebrands for next phase of growth

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Standard Motor Products Europe has rebranded to SMP Europe to reflect the company&rsquo,s continued growth and development in the automotive industry. , The move to the new branding is designed …

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ZF Aftermarket: Why is changing the brake fluid so important?

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

High-quality brake fluid is crucial in ensuring that the brakes can function properly. With this in mind, the experts at ZF Aftermarket recommend workshops regularly remind their customers to drop in …

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Product News

Autoparts UK launches new Padtech Fitting Centre Programme (1)

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

Autoparts UK has launched a new Padtech brake pad Fitting Centre Programme for independent garages. , The Padtech brake pad brand, exclusively available to independent garages from Autoparts UK,…

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Award-winning GS Yuasa Academy proves a hit with PMM (1)

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

The GS Yuasa Academy has received a &lsquo,Top Product&rsquo, award from the trade magazine Professional Motor Mechanic (PMM). The annual awards recognise the products and services that have made wa…

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Exciting promotions from Hella Gutmann Solutions

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

One of the most important developments in the independent aftermarket during the last decade has been the introduction of sophisticated diagnostic tools into the workshop, to make the technician&rsquo…

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Product News

LIQUI MOLY Company Magazine, February issue

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

We have just published the new issue of our company magazine &ldquo,Pictures &, Stories&rdquo,. You will see our massive winter sport sponsoring of the past weeks and our involvement in the handbal…

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New Assistant Group Buyer for Autoparts UK

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

Autoparts UK has promoted Steven McKenzie to Assistant Group Buyer, highlighting its commitment to ongoing personnel development and encouraging employee growth from within its current workforce. …

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People News

NGK-sponsored M-Sport in the points in Monte-Carlo

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

M-Sport Ford World Rally Team&rsquo,s Esapekka Lappi and Janne Ferm claimed fourth place at this weekend&rsquo,s Rallye Monte-Carlo &ndash, securing their best Monte result on their FIA World Rally Ch…

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Relentless perfection

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

First Line Ltd and its brands, First Line, Borg &, Beck and Key Parts, are synonymous with availability, premium quality and reliability and have been since the company&rsquo,s inception in 1983. &…

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Product News

The UK leads the way!

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

In July last year, well in advance of the company&rsquo,s other data suppliers, UK-based Comline Group blazed the trail with the latest TecDoc version 3.0 system upgrade, by implementing it into its T…

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AS-PL once again in the ranking of „Gazele Biznesu”

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

The results of the prestigious &ldquo,Gazele Biznesu&rdquo, ranking have been published. The AS-PL has once again been awarded the title of the best developing company. It is prepared by the economic …

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