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Covid restrictions lifted in England

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

The Prime Minister has announced that plan B restrictions are to be lifted in England. With immediate effect, the government is no longer requiring people to work from home if they can. Employers shou…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts launches MAD springs range to help garages cater for specific needs of high-load drivers

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts has expanded its offering for independent garages by adding auxiliary and reinforced springs from suspension systems specialist MAD to its product range. Customers of LKQ Euro Car P…

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HELLA Black Magic LED series: Auxiliary lights now available in the European market

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert has launched the new Black Magic LED series to the European market. The dustproof and waterproof housing and robust construction is specially designed for of…

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Launch of Help to Grow Digital

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

The Help to Grow: Digital scheme to support smaller businesses in adopting digital technologies has now opened for applications. Under the scheme, eligible businesses can receive discounts of up to £5…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 21 January 2022

Date: Friday 21 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. European Commission plans…

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European Commission plans to extend MVBER

Date: Thursday 20 January 2022

The European Commission is proposing to extend the Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulations (MVBER) until 2028 – and revise slightly the accompanying guidelines – following a review process. The five…

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LIQUI MOLY with a quantum leap and massive growth

Date: Wednesday 19 January 2022

They are doing it again: LIQUI MOLY reaches yet another all-time high. The German oil and additive manufacturer boosted its turnover to 733 million euro, an increase of 20 percent compared to 2020. “T…

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Ben launches self-referral to free Life Coaching service for automotive community

Date: Tuesday 18 January 2022

While yesterday may have been Blue Monday, Ben, the automotive industry charity, has announced news to brighten the day of those wishing to kick start the new year! Ben is proud to announce that it is…

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COVID-19 and the workplace FAQs

Date: Tuesday 18 January 2022

The rules regarding COVID-19 can be confusing for many, particularly with new rules being announced regularly, so Lawgistics have provided a list of answers to some frequently asked questions regardin…

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Managing home workers’ Health and Safety: advice from Lawgistics

Date: Tuesday 18 January 2022

The Government has again said that (where possible) people should work from home. Consequently, the HSE have again reminded us that Employers have the same health and safety responsibilities for those…

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Leading automotive distributor LKQ Euro Car Parts opens Cirencester branch

Date: Tuesday 18 January 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts, the UK’s leading automotive parts distributor, has opened its first branch in Cirencester. Located in the Love Lane Industrial Estate on Midland Road, the new store will give drive…

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NEW alternator A0480S in AS-PL offer

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A0480S 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

First Line Ltd. introduces over 550 new-to-range products in 2021

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Global automotive aftermarket supplier, First Line Ltd., has introduced a staggering 568 new references to its popular First Line, Borg & Beck and Key Parts product ranges in the past year, highli…

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Apec launches new range of driveshafts, CV joints and boots

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Apec continues to drive the way by adding a comprehensive range of driveshafts, CV joints and boots to its portfolio. By tapping into over 50 years of experience as an industry specialist, Apec once a…

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MAHLE Annual Report wins Fox Finance Award

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

The MAHLE Annual Report 2020 has won gold at the Fox Finance Awards in the "Industry, Technology, Production" category. With this award, a jury of experts honors investor relations concepts "that demo…

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LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler changes to Honda

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Transition in automobile racing: With its Engstler racing team, the German motor oil and additive manufacturer become one of the main Honda customer team in the WTCR and TCR Germany. In the new season…

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Brand new GS Yuasa ‘Powering What Matters’ advertising campaign hits TV screens nationwide

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Centred around a 40 second television advert, the nationwide advertising campaign explores the world of GS Yuasa through the eyes of 6-year-old Isabella and her mother as they go about their day notic…

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Why you need to make workshop efficiency a priority for 2022

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

The owner of a Horsham-based independent garage has spoken-out about how it has significantly reduced admin work, improved communications and streamlined workshop jobs thanks to the transformational s…

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When it comes to truck expertise – Diesel Technic - Complete range for all types of vehicles

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Over the past years and decades Diesel Technic has continuously expanded its product range. The offering now includes spare parts for trailers, buses, transporters and other applications. But it all s…

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IAAF AGM 2022 - Notification

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

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

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Shape your IAAF Golf Day

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

As announced during the IAAF Conference in December, the federation is restarting its events programme following the easing of COVID related restrictions and is inviting feedback from the membership r…

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IAAF Council Elections 2022

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

Each year a number of Members of the IAAF Council reach the end of their term of office and either have to seek re-election (if eligible) or step down. This year we are seeking nominations for 2 compo…

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IAAF webinar tackles recruitment & skills

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

The first Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) service provider webinar will look to address the major issues the automotive aftermarket supply chain faces around recruitment and skill…

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IAAF Activity Report – IAAF’s objectives for 2022

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

A busy first full week of the New Year at IAAF with numerous meetings taking place. There are numerous objectives for the Federation this year. These include: The upcoming renewal of Block Exemption R…

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IMI unveils heroes that have excelled in unprecedented times

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

The shortlist for the Institute of Motor Industry’s (IMI) 2022 Awards have been unveiled. The six categories are designed to recognise the incredible talent, commitment and passion of individuals and …

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Industry News

LKQ Euro Car Parts training schedule kicks up a gear in busiest year yet

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts has published the 2022 course schedule for its LKQ Academy, in what is set to be its busiest year for training yet. The programme includes more hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) trai…

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Sponsor Link: Corteco UK & Ireland

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

25 years of expertise in the independent automotive aftermarket 25 years ago Corteco became part of the Freudenberg Group and started its business activities in a new alliance in October 1996. As the …

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Ben launches new website to improve support for automotive community

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Ben, the automotive industry charity, is proud to announce the launch of its new website for 2022 – www.ben.org.uk - designed to offer quick and easy access to essential self-help tools and resources …

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BM Catalysts expands business to meet demand

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

UK manufacturer of catalytic converters, DPFs and front pipes, BM Catalysts, has further boosted its capacity to supply products throughout Europe in order to meet ongoing demand. The company is curre…

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Excellent data quality on the rise

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

165 leading parts manufacturers in the automotive aftermarket were awarded the title of "Premier Data Supplier" by TecAlliance during the last evaluation in December 2021. The seal of quality, which w…

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Motocross: LIQUI MOLY Becomes Lubricant Partner of MXGP

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

LIQUI MOLY enters the FIM Motocross World Championship (MXGP). From next season, the German oil and additive specialist will be the exclusive lubricant partner for this series and also for the FIM Mot…

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Motorcycle fans help NGK raise cash for charity

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Big-hearted visitors to the NGK stand at Motorcycle Live have helped the company raise nearly £8000 for charity. The ignition and sensor specialist gave the motorcycle enthusiasts the chance to purcha…

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Diesel Technic's Italian Subsidiary celebrates anniversary

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

In November 2016, Diesel Technic Italia S.R.L. was opened. The subsidiary has been growing step by step and recently celebrated its 5-year anniversary. A special event for journalists was organized to…

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Travelling to the EU? Prepare now for the EU posting of drivers portal

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

The Dept. for Transport has advised that with effect from 2 February, the EU is introducing new rules that mean if you operate loaded goods journeys in and between European Member States (cabotage or …

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Turning 2022 Strategy into Action: How Leaders Can Help!

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Join Roberto Dal Corso, founder of IAAF Service Member The Dal Corso Group, for an insider’s look at three strategies that leadership, learning, and talent development professionals can use to guide t…

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The Anatomy of a Stabiliser Link: Comline’s in-depth poster a useful guide for technicians

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Comline Auto Parts (Comline) has demonstrated its knowledge and desire to share that expertise with technicians by launching a new campaign designed to highlight the intricate pieces of its stabiliser…

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Autoinform Live Dublin tickets now on sale!

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Tickets for Autoinform Live Dublin are now available to purchase, the Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) can reveal. The hands-on training event – funded, powered and organis…

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Official COVID-19 Antigen Test from Advanced Hygienics

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Advanced Hygienics, working in conjunction with IAAF, is pleased to be able to offer a supply of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Antigen Test Kits at a competitive price for all the IAAF members. The tests are …

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Apec diversifies by launching a new range of coil springs

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Following the recent launch of steering and suspension components, Apec are delighted to announce the launch of a new line of coil springs. As an industry specialist, Apec has long been associated wit…

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New for 2022: Delphi Technologies Academy training courses now earn industry-recognised credits

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Delphi Technologies is giving garages and technicians the opportunity to start the new year with a host of new skills and up-to-the-minute knowledge after enhancing its e-learning platform with new mo…

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Elite Garages upskills vehicle technicians with Autotech Training to manage EV demand

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

A leading independent garage network has spoken about the huge uplift in customer demand for EV repairs and modifications since the Spring. Elite Garages, an independent tyre, MOT, car service and for…

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Diesel Technic Product Portrait: 1.31378 Clutch kit

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Similar to tyres and brakes, clutches are main expendable components in vehicles. The service life is highly dependent on the quality, the professional fitting and the correct use of the product as we…

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ams OSRAM unveils the brightest LED on the market for automotive front lighting

Date: Friday 07 January 2022

ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in op-tical solutions, unveils the brightest LED currently available on the market for automotive front lighting. ams OSRAM is the market leader for automotive LE…

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GCA survey points to changing attitudes in recruitment

Date: Friday 07 January 2022

A survey undertaken by automotive and engineering recruitment specialist, Glen Callum Associates (GCA), indicates a massive sea-change in the world of recruitment for both employee and employer. The s…

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Dayco and Greggs bring some Christmas cheer

Date: Friday 07 January 2022

The OE parts supplier and Greggs teamed up to help The Salvation Army support the local community over Christmas and New Year Amid all the worry and stress that Christmas can unfortunately sometimes b…

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Round up of 2021 and using Twixmas to plan for 2022 - thoughts from Hayley Pells

Date: Friday 07 January 2022

Covid stubbornly dominates operations with devolved politics adding an extra layer of barriers to navigate as we move into 2022. It has left many confused as to what is permissible, what is essential,…

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Purchase by inspection: advice from Lawgistics

Date: Tuesday 04 January 2022

Lawgistics had a recent case go to a court hearing and was successful in defending it on behalf of one of its members. The customer bought a VW Transporter from the member for £20,000. The advert was …

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Marathon adds more new vehicles to delivery fleet

Date: Wednesday 29 December 2021

Marathon Warehouse Distribution have made another significant investment in further enhancing their frequent same day logistics capability to motor factors with the delivery of a new fleet of Citroen …

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New Klarius exhausts MAXimise support for Ford vehicles

Date: Wednesday 22 December 2021

Klarius Products has released 28 new aftermarket exhausts, including full systems to fit the Ford C-Max. All products in range are available with a 2-year warranty, a Fit First Time guarantee and next…

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WAI helps aftermarket fight against OMICRON

Date: Wednesday 22 December 2021

With the OMICRON variant creating uncertainty and the Government urging people to do what they can to protect themselves and their families over Christmas, WAI has reintroduced Steri-7 XTRA at cost to…

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