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A virtual journey around AS-PL

Date: Monday 13 January 2020

AS-PL are inviting people to take part in a virtual walk around three of their branches located in Gdansk and Lubichowo. , Thanks to modern technical capabilities, it is now possible to see thei…

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IAAF Member News

EAG names new head of sales

Date: Monday 13 January 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has bolstered its sales team with the appointment of Chris Haw, who has assumed the role of UK sales manager.  , A qualified technician, Chris has been immersed in the…

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People News

IAAF AGM 2020 - Notification

Date: Monday 13 January 2020

IAAF Members are advised that the Annual General Meeting of Members will be taking place at 10:30am on THURSDAY 13th February 2020 at the IAAF Offices in Birmingham. Members of all categories are in…

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IAAF News

IAAF Conference 2019 - Presentations now available

Date: Monday 13 January 2020

The presentations from the highly successful IAAF Conference held on 5th December 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Milton Keynes are now available for download by IAAF members. If members would lik…

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IAAF News

Yuasa power reigning double British Rally Champion Matt Edwards with launch of title sponsorship and new car (1)

Date: Friday 10 January 2020

Yuasa, the world&rsquo,s leading battery manufacturer, have become title sponsor of Welshman Matt Edwards and co-driver Darren Garrod, with the unveiling of a stunning new car and livery at Autosport …

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IAAF Member News

Crankshaft pulley issues, wear & failure - the crucial service part that shouldn’t be ignored - advice from GT Automotive

Date: Tuesday 07 January 2020

So, What Is A Crankshaft Pulley? The auxiliary system of an engine isn&rsquo,t one that at first glance seems complicated or important. It&rsquo,s a few wheels with a belt after all. However, while it…

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Product News

The NGK-sponsored M-Sport Ford World Rally Team is putting youth at the head of its 2020 FIA World Rally Championship campaign

Date: Monday 06 January 2020

Esapekka Lappi will join forces with Teemu Suninen and Gus Greensmith this season taking to the wheel of the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRCs which are fitted with NGK spark plugs and NTK Lambda sens…

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IAAF Member News

Sponsor Link: The Parts Alliance

Date: Tuesday 01 January 2019

As the leading business group in the aftermarket, The Parts Alliance is committed to up-skilling and driving productivity in the industry through its products and services The group, which consists of…

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IAAF Member News

Sponsor Link: Comline Auto Parts Ltd.

Date: Tuesday 01 January 2019

First established in 1991, Comline is an independent British brand that is currently one of the fastest growing in the European automotive industry. A proven recipe for delivering consistent, reliable…

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IAAF Member News

Sponsor Link: ZF Aftermarket

Date: Tuesday 01 January 2019

ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. With its comprehensive technology po…

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IAAF Member News

ECCO Safety Group EMEA has announced the appointment of a new Head of Business Development for the UK and Ireland, Steve Jones

Date: Tuesday 01 May 2018

ECCO Safety Group has appointed Steve Jones as their new Head of Business Development for the ECCO and OE business for the UK and Ireland. Steve has previously worked in the Commercial Vehicle after…

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People News

Autoelectro launches online stock management system for motor factors

Date: Monday 30 April 2018

Autoelectro is proud to release details of an online stock management system that is set to transform the way that its motor factor customers control their inventories.  , The Active Inventory Man…

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Product News

Delphi Technologies Outperforms the Competition in Copper-Free Brake Pad Testing

Date: Monday 30 April 2018

Delphi Technologies&rsquo, copper-free brake pads were recently tested against the OE equivalent and six other leading aftermarket brands on a VW Passat 2.0 TSI. The results speak for themselves. The …

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Product News

Euro Car Parts bolsters braking range

Date: Monday 30 April 2018

Euro Car Parts has bolstered its industry-leading range of braking products, adding 87 new references across Eicher, Pagid and Brembo. All products are ,backed by Euro Car Parts&rsquo, exceptional…

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Product News

HELLA TECH WORLD now freely accessible

Date: Monday 30 April 2018

Technological developments and an increasing diversity among the vehicle car parc has created various challenges for workshops and technicians. To ensure a technician is equipped with the know-how to …

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Product News

New - NGK Training Sessions

Date: Monday 30 April 2018

Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd will be providing garage visitors with technical product training on its range of components when it exhibits at the forthcoming MechanEx show in Mancheste…

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IAAF Member News

New DENSO e-Videns tool offering world-first live engine health check to drivers

Date: Monday 30 April 2018

Motorists will now be offered unparalleled access to their vehicle engine&rsquo,s condition as part of a guided vehicle health check (VHC) delivered by DENSO&rsquo,s newest innovation, e-Videns. ,…

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Product News

NGK's latest BoxClever promotion winner

Date: Monday 30 April 2018

Independent garage owner Nigel Chambers has won a fantastic VIP trip for two to the British Formula One Grand Prix &ndash, courtesy of ignition specialist NGK. Nigel &ndash, who runs Hillheads Motor…

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Product News

Solihull becoming hub for growing West Midlands businesses as sales-i moves into new office

Date: Monday 30 April 2018

Solihull&rsquo,s thriving business community has received a new boost as sales-i, the leading provider of cloud-based sales performance and analytics software, moves its UK office to a larger facility…

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IAAF Member News

Behr Hella Service extends compressor range for hybrid and electric vehicles

Date: Friday 27 April 2018

Behr Hella Service, the exclusive UK distributor of SANDEN electric compressors, has unveiled an aftermarket solution with original equipment (OE) pedigree to combat the challenges faced by technician…

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Product News

Comline announces product range extension

Date: Friday 27 April 2018

Multi-award winning brand, Comline, has released a variety of new part numbers across several of its product categories. This latest influx of new references once again highlights the diverse and comp…

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Product News

CV parts supplier Robert Carter joins IAAF

Date: Friday 27 April 2018

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced its latest member to join its ever-expanding network, commercial vehicle parts supplier Robert Carter (MF) Ltd. , , The Bir…

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IAAF Member News

HELLA launches new diagnostic tool at Automechanika

Date: Friday 27 April 2018

Central to its appearance at Automechanika Birmingham in June, original equipment (OE) manufacturer and system supplier HELLA, will be unveiling the new mega macs 77 diagnostic tool from Hella Gutmann…

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Product News

Quick and safe air-conditioning check

Date: Friday 27 April 2018

Thermal management expert Behr Hella Service, is supporting workshops as &ldquo,The Workshop&rsquo,s Friend&rdquo, with regard to all their air-conditioning (AC) servicing needs &ndash, starting with …

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Product News

Remember premium quality turbo hoses available from First Line

Date: Friday 27 April 2018

Turbocharging has been used for many years, primarily in sports cars and high-end luxury vehicles, however things have changed as manufacturers are heavily focused on meeting strict emissions targets.…

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Product News

Top-of-the-range technical data for less than a pound a day!

Date: Friday 27 April 2018

Technical service and repair data is an invaluable resource for the modern workshop as they bid to retain their share of the business in an increasingly competitive market. To further assist them in…

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Product News

Cumbrian motor factor reaches 50 year milestone

Date: Friday 20 April 2018

K&,S McKenzie first opened its doors in 1968 in the Cumbrian city of Carlisle. At the time there was a shortage of parts suppliers to the commercial vehicle market in the area and it was this oppor…

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IAAF Member News

Stay up-to-date with HaynesPro

Date: Friday 20 April 2018

HaynesPro Data release | 2018 Q2 New/changed topics Dust and Pollen filter locations Previously the dust and pollen filter location picture was shown separately from the other air conditioning in…

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Product News

IAAF issues guidance for members on the new GDPR

Date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation, comes into force on May 25th 2018 and applies to all businesses that have control over personal data. It updates the current data protection legislatio…

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IAAF News

Autoelectro to star at Automechanika Birmingham 2018

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

Autoelectro is delighted to announce that it will be exhibiting at Automechanika Birmingham 2018.  , The Bradford-based company will be brightening up the halls of the National Exhibition Centre w…

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IAAF Member News

Clutch development intensifies at National Auto Parts

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

National Auto Parts has launched a number of new clutch kit references as part of an intensive new-to-range (NTR) programme designed to bring the very latest OE matching quality parts to the automotiv…

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Product News

Launch UK’s important garage reminder of regular fluid and filter changes

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

Launch UK, the leading supplier of ATF exchange equipment, is reminding technicians of the importance of carrying out regular fluid and filter changes at 75,000 miles, or 50,000 miles for vehicles use…

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Product News

Looking ahead at Automechanika

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT), formerly Manbat, is teaming up with long-term partner VARTA®, during Automechanika Birmingham this June, to demonstrate all things EFB/AGM and encourage technicia…

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IAAF Member News

MOOG® Returns as official steering and suspension of thriving NASCAR Whelen Euro Series™

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

Federal-Mogul Motorparts&rsquo, globally respected MOOG®, brand is set to begin its second year as official steering and suspension components provider of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series&trade,, one …

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IAAF Member News

NGK employees’ upcoming charity fund-raising efforts

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

Two NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd employees are gearing themselves up to raise money for two separate charities. Stuart Bayne (far right in picture)and John Money (near left in picture) will be undertaki…

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IAAF Member News

UK engineering key to aftermarket success, says MD Houlden

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

National Auto Parts has responded to the government&rsquo,s call to make 2018 the &ldquo,Year of Engineering&rdquo, by claiming that high quality skilled engineers are essential to securing a prospero…

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IAAF Member News

Automechanika Birmingham names new Marketing Manager

Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Automechanika Birmingham has promoted Chloe Hyland to the role of Marketing Manager, as the show&rsquo,s marketing campaign gathers momentum ahead of its third successive show in June. Chloe, who wa…

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People News

MAHLE’s NTR Victor Reinz® gasket additions for passenger and HD vehicles

Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

MAHLE Aftermarket has announced new additions to the Victor Reinz®, gasket range, offering a wider choice of sealing solutions to aftermarket customers for both passenger and heavy duty (HD) vehicl…

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Product News

NGK Northern Ireland customers witness Rugby’s Grand Slam

Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Four lucky NGK customers from Northern Ireland have enjoyed a memorable weekend in London that they will never forget. The customers on the trip, hosted by Stewart Neill, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd &n…

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IAAF Member News

Sogefi Cabin Filters: new applications available

Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Sogefi offers two types of filters to the aftermarket that protect against external pollution as well as bad smells: Pollen and Activated Carbon Filters. The pollen cabin air filter stops particles …

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Product News

Tenneco to create two independent public companies with acquisition of Federal-Mogul

Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Tenneco, one of the world&rsquo,s leading designers, manufacturers and distributors of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and technology solutions for diversified markets, has announced that it h…

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IAAF Member News

Annual AutoCare Giveaway is coming soon with huge prizes

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

The AUTOCARE CAR GIVEAWAY is back, bigger and better. WIN A CAR GIVEAWAY will be running from 1st May - 8th July 2018, hosted by Auto Care Garages, the network of vetted and reputable garages across t…

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IAAF Member News

Autoelectro emphasises coverage and availability with new-to-range bulletin

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

Autoelectro, the UK&rsquo,s largest independent re-manufacturer of starter motors and alternators, is continuing its aim of offering a comprehensive and available range by releasing several more refer…

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Product News

Automechanika Birmingham wins ‘Best Trade Show’ at Industry Awards

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

Automechanika Birmingham has won two industry awards for the hugely successful second edition of the UK&rsquo,s leading exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and vehicle production industry. The…

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Industry News

Delphi Technologies Aftermarket Launches New Air Conditioning Catalogue and Extended Range Ahead of Season

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

Delphi Technologies Aftermarket has announced the launch of its new 2018 air conditioning (A/C) catalogue, publication number S211/16. The new catalogue details its extensive A/C portfolio for Europea…

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Product News

DENSO to put Start/Stop technology centre stage at Autoinform Live Glasgow

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

DENSO will be putting its OE expertise to use at the upcoming Autoinform Live Glasgow, providing visitors with comprehensive training on Rotating electrics, start/stop technology and hybrid componentr…

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Product News

ERP and BI: 4 reasons you need both says sales-i

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

Businesses today have more data than they can shake a stick at. Transactions, invoices, call notes, social media interactions, customer details and much, much more. Managing this amount of data can qu…

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Product News

Launch UK’s new PRO-Series leak detectors

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

Launch UK, one of the leading UK suppliers of automotive diagnostics equipment, has announced that it has brought two new automotive diagnostic leak detectors to the UK aftermarket, that have been spe…

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Product News

MAHLE boosts its Filtration range for passenger cars

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

MAHLE Aftermarket has introduced new-to-range additions to its ever-expanding filtration offering, including two fuel filters, a cabin filter, four air filters and, an oil filter. The 19 new part nu…

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Product News

New brake pads boost National Auto Parts’ aftermarket offering

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

No less than 49 new brake pads have been added to National Auto Parts&rsquo, product range this month, underlining the company&rsquo,s commitment to bringing to market products that are in demand at b…

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