Tel:+44(0)121 748 4600 Fax:+44(0)121 730 2745 Email: info@iaaf.co.uk Search
The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

News

 

 

Personal protective equipment at work regulations are changing

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

Employers’ responsibilities to workers regarding the provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) are changing with effect from 6 April 2022. The Personal Protective Equipment at Work (Amendment) …

Read more...

Industry News

Online Ratchet Builder Now Live!

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

K&S McKenzie Ltd. are pleased to share the news that they have launched their very own online Ratchet Builder, enabling you to build your own basic lashing systems via their Tool Centre website. N…

Read more...

Product News

FA Cup heroes Kidderminster Harriers receive Exol support

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

Exol Lubricants, the UK’s largest independent lubricants company, has joined forces with National League North side Kidderminster Harriers football club, which will see the lubricant specialist’s bran…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Top Scottish law firm to support Lawgistics members before the Scottish courts

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

Lawgistics are delighted and proud to announce that they have now partnered with a top Scottish law firm, to offer unparalleled levels of litigation support and assistance to their members who find th…

Read more...

Legal Updates

BM Catalysts achieves Premier Data Supplier accreditation

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

BM Catalysts, Europe’s leading manufacturer of aftermarket catalytic converters, DPFs and front pipes, has been awarded Premier Data Supplier status by TecDoc. TecDoc is one of the world’s leading aut…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

New Chief Executive Officer – GiPA group

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

GiPA has announced the appointment of Almudena Benedito as CEO of GiPA group, effective 1st February 2022. Almudena is replacing Eric Devos who remains President of GiPA Group. She will be responsible…

Read more...

People News

The Turbo Guy achieve BSI:9001 accreditation

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

The Turbo Guy have been working with the University of Abertay towards certifying their existing Quality Management System. Over a 3 year period they have helped to transform many aspects of their bus…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Autotech Academy sponsors former junior race winner’s Ginetta GT5 Challenge debut

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

Autotech Academy are proud to announce the sponsorship of race driver Ruben Hage, ahead of his participation in the coveted Protyre Motorsport Ginetta GT5 Challenge this year. Ruben’s progression to t…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

FAURECIA is new majority shareholder of HELLA

Date: Wednesday 02 February 2022

FAURECIA, a global leader in the automotive industry, has successfully completed the acquisition of HELLA, the lighting and electronics specialist, after receiving all the necessary regulatory approva…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

TecAlliance introduces new quality label for TecCom parts suppliers

Date: Wednesday 02 February 2022

Analogous to the well-established quality seals “TecDoc Certified Data Supplier” and “TecDoc Premier Data Supplier”, TecAlliance is introducing the quality label “TecCom Certified Supplier” for parts …

Read more...

Product News

OSRAM brings light to life with new lightbar

Date: Wednesday 02 February 2022

Automotive OE lighting specialist, OSRAM, has released the latest addition to its range of LEDriving® driving & working lights, the VX1000 lightbar. With 36 powerful, high-performance OSRAM long-l…

Read more...

Product News

IAAF kickstarts 2022 by adding Rain Data to roster

Date: Wednesday 02 February 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has kickstarted the new year by adding data cataloguing specialist, Rain Data, to its membership network. Rain Data provides innovative data ca…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

"Alternator Crime Story" - the latest production for the 30th anniversary of AS-PL

Date: Wednesday 02 February 2022

The latest movie "Alternator Crime Story" is a sequel to "Alternator Love Story". The premiere was planned for February 1 for a reason. On this day AS-PL Sp. z o.o. celebrates its 30th anniversary. On…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Yuasa get set for takeoff with world famous air display team The Blades

Date: Wednesday 02 February 2022

Yuasa, a brand of global battery manufacturer GS Yuasa, are taking their sponsorship programme to new heights by teaming up with world famous air display team The Blades. The partnership will see Yuas…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

TMD Friction UK supports young automotive learners

Date: Wednesday 02 February 2022

TMD Friction, through its Mintex braking brand, has teamed up with Rallysport Engineering Academy in Essex to support its young students with their motor vehicle studies. Rallysport Engineering specia…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

IAAF welcomes Gosnay’s to its membership

Date: Wednesday 02 February 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is continuing to bolster its growing network and has added its second new member of the year, Gosnay’s Engineering Company Ltd to its membershi…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

First Line Ltd. advises on common wiper motor failures

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

During the wetter months, First Line Ltd. recognises that, due to vehicle defects, some wiper motors are more prone to failure than others and is therefore advising that the aftermarket stocks up to e…

Read more...

Product News

Nearly 50,000 technicians have yet to complete their MOT Annual Assessment as 31st March deadline approaches

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

As the 31st March MOT tester Annual Assessment deadline approaches, the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is calling on MOT testers to stay compliant, and to continue to legally carry out MOT test…

Read more...

Industry News

Technical training is vital and with the LOTM competition, it can also be rewarding, says DENSO

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

As one of the largest original equipment component and system suppliers to vehicle manufacturers around the world, DENSO is dedicated to the spread of technical knowledge to the aftermarket to make a …

Read more...

IAAF Member News
Product News

Arnold Clark Autoparts reveals nominations for its Supplier of the Year 2021

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

Arnold Clark Autoparts has unveiled nominations for its Supplier of the Year awards. The awards reflect more than ten companies’ outstanding efforts during 2021 across several categories including eas…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Almost half of van drivers risking £200 fine and six penalty points for using sat nav on smartphones

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

Almost half of van drivers are risking a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence as a result of using a sat nav app on their smartphone, according to a study by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle…

Read more...

Industry News

More Than 80 New BorgWarner EGR Valves Launched in 2021

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

As a global product leader in exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) technology, BorgWarner has been broadening its range of of EGR valves in 2021 by adding over 80 new part numbers to the product portfolio.…

Read more...

Product News

Schaeffler’s latest ‘Tea-break Training’ session to focus on REPXPERT

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

Continuing the theme from last year, the Schaeffler REPXPERT technical team is back in action with more ‘Tea-break Training’ on the 1st March at 12:30 and 2nd March at 12:30 & 18:30, with a new se…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Diesel Technic Product Portrait: 2.27189 NOx Sensor

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

NOx stands for the most important nitrogen oxides, namely nitrogen monoxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and consists of the atoms N (nitrogen) and O (oxygen). NOx sensors measure the concentratio…

Read more...

Product News

NGK backs Wolves’ hunt for 2022 Speedway title

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

Long-time Speedway supporter NGK is continuing its sponsorship of the Parrys International Wolverhampton Wolves Speedway team for the 2022 season. The ignition and sensor specialist will not only be s…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Delphi Technologies strengthens its ADAS training offering with three-part online course

Date: Monday 31 January 2022

Delphi Technologies is continuing its drive to help those working in the aftermarket to understand and service the latest automotive technologies with the introduction of a new online training course …

Read more...

IAAF Member News
Product News

Klarius exhausts are the Smart choice

Date: Monday 31 January 2022

Klarius Products has celebrated the new year by adding 30 new aftermarket exhausts, catalytic converters (CATs) and diesel particulate filters (DPFs) to its range - including CATs to fit the 2014 onwa…

Read more...

Product News

Rising material and labour costs here to stay, warns BM Catalysts

Date: Monday 31 January 2022

Rising prices of raw materials, as well as labour costs, are here for the long term, as ongoing supply chain issues continue to affect businesses around the world. BM Catalysts is highlighting the iss…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

MAHLE Powertrain - Event Invitation - 2 February 2022

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

An opportunity to get the inside track from MAHLE Powertain on an ultra-fast charging system for urban electric delivery vehicles. Join Dr. Mike Bassett (Head of Research) and Jonathan Hall (Head of R…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Ernst Prost’s farewell gift: €2000 performance bonus for 1,000 co-entrepreneurs

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

In 2021, motor oil manufacturer LIQUI MOLY succeeded in continuing to fight its way to the top against all odds. The outgoing boss Ernst Prost (pictured on the right) and the future sole Managing Dire…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Highway Code changes set to take effect this weekend

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

Changes to The Highway Code designed to enhance safety for all road-users – particularly those most at risk – are set to come into effect from 29 January 2022, as the government continues to build bac…

Read more...

Industry News

HSE online training - February 2022

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

HSE is continuing to deliver a wide variety of innovative and relevant training courses and events online. Their training is built around current real-world expertise and expert science, and it is ful…

Read more...

Industry News

Help to shape the understanding of COVID-19 transmission

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

It has been announced that the PROTECT COVID-19 National Core Study on transmission and environment will continue for another year. The PROTECT COVID-19 National Core Study is a UK-wide research progr…

Read more...

Industry News

UK CV manufacturing recovering as home delivery boom drives demand

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

UK commercial vehicle (CV) production grew 11.3% in 2021, following the worst year on record (dating back to 1933), with 73,600 of the latest vans, trucks, taxis, buses and coaches leaving factory lin…

Read more...

Industry News

Law Commission publishes report on autonomous vehicles

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

Work began on the report in 2018 when the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) asked the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission to undertake a far-reaching …

Read more...

Industry News

IAAF AGM 2022 and Council nomination reminder

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

Members are reminded that the Annual General Meeting of Members will be taking place at 10:30am on THURSDAY 17th February 2022. This meeting wiill be a hybrid event; due to social distancing measures …

Read more...

IAAF News

IAAF Activity Report w-e 28 January 2022

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been another extremely busy week. IAAF Aftermarket Careers …

Read more...

IAAF News

IAAF shines a light on recruitment and skills issues in new webinar

Date: Friday 28 January 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has successfully hosted its first service provider webinar, looking at the major issues around recruitment and skills in the automotive afterma…

Read more...

IAAF News

LKQ Euro Car Parts extends partnership with Kawasaki and Storm Stacey for the 2022 Bennetts British Superbike Championship

Date: Tuesday 25 January 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts, the UK’s leading automotive parts distributor, has extended its title partnership with Kawasaki for the next Bennetts British Superbike Championship - the leading road racing super…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Most complete high-end garage diagnostic tool now available

Date: Tuesday 25 January 2022

Technicians can now get their hands on a newly developed, high-end vehicle diagnostic tool, the X-431 Euro Tab III, introduced by Launch UK, featuring the new Smartlink® C VCI, an advanced module allo…

Read more...

Product News

TecDoc now includes tyre data

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

Finding the right tyre quickly and easily – that's now possible with the new tyre product category in the TecDoc Catalogue. The summer, winter and all-season tyres suitable for the vehicle are display…

Read more...

Product News

New Partbusters website makes finding high-quality parts quick and easy

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

Tech innovator and automotive parts and crash repair products supplier, Partbusters, has launched a slick new e-commerce website, helping technicians and enthusiasts find required parts easier and fas…

Read more...

Product News

Kon'nichiwa Tokyo! GS Yuasa launch competition to win the trip of a lifetime to Japan

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

Building on the hugely successful launch of their Power What Matters campaign, Japanese-based battery manufacturer GS Yuasa have launched a competition to win a trip of a lifetime to Tokyo. The prize,…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Hybrid system from Schaeffler subsidiary Compact Dynamics, revolutionises the World Rally Championship

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

During the Monte Carlo Rally (January 20–23), the hybrid era in the International Automobile Federation (FIA) World Rally Championship (WRC) began and through its subsidiary Compact Dynamics, Schaeffl…

Read more...

Product News

OSRAM and Ring will be hitting the road with new Workshop Solutions Van

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialists, OSRAM and Ring, will be launching a joint initiative, teaming up with distributors across the country to bring the latest in automotive lighting and garage and work…

Read more...

Product News
IAAF Member News

Comline inspires automotive industry: award-winning British brand hits 20,000 followers on Facebook!

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

Comline Auto Parts (Comline) is thrilled to share that it has reached 20,000 Facebook followers and in recognition of reaching the milestone, the award-winning British brand has received glowing feedb…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

First Line Ltd. kickstarts 2022 by bolstering its sales team

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

First Line Ltd. has kickstarted the new year by further strengthening its sales team announcing a new appointment and promotion, as it gears up for another successful and productive 12 months. Chris P…

Read more...

People News
IAAF Member News

TMD Friction shortlisted for IMI ‘Partner of the Year’ award

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

TMD Friction has been named amongst the nominations for the Institute of Motor Industry’s (IMI) 2022 awards, in the Partner of the Year category. The braking friction specialist has been recognised in…

Read more...

IAAF Member News

Support from HMRC: SSP

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

HMRC has recently advised that the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate (SSPR) service is now open. Your business could be eligible for support if you employed fewer than 250 employees on 30 November 2021, and y…

Read more...

Industry News
HR Updates

Optimal changes name to UKS Distribution

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

Halesowen-based distributor Optimal UK has changed it’s name following a management buy-out last year; the business will now be called UKS Distribution and has a new website: www.uksdistribution.com U…

Read more...

IAAF Member News