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Garages shown how to get the most out of TechMan in free webinar training series

Date: Thursday 17 December 2020

Garage management specialist, TechMan is helping workshops achieve their business goals with free weekly online training webinars. The series of live videos ensure users of the TechMan Garage Manageme…

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Winter sports under the LIQUI MOLY banner

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

Advent is a time for parcels. LIQUI MOLY has put together a package of measures of a special dimension. The German motor oil and additive specialist is investing several million euro in advertising at…

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BM Catalysts confident for every Brexit eventuality

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

With the UK government still locked in talks with its EU counterparts over a trade deal for 1 January 2021, BM Catalysts is in the “best shape possible” to deal with any eventuality over the coming we…

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Automotive Support Group - December Online Training

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

December 10th, 2020 saw the first online training event for the Automotive Support Group for content elected from the membership of the group. Subjects covered included continuous professional develop…

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Strong interest in standardised data and digitised process solutions at Automechanika Shanghai 2020

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

This year, Automechanika in Shanghai (AMS) was held for the first time as a hybrid event. Despite the difficult situation due to COVID-19, Asia's most important trade fair for the automotive aftermark…

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State-of-the-art bodyshop completed during lockdown opens its doors

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

A brand new bodyshop delivered at the height of the Covid-19 national lockdown has opened its doors after a six-month fit-out by LKQ Euro Car Parts’ Workshop Solutions team. East Bilney Coachworks’ ei…

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EAG strengthens relationship with DRiV

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has revealed it will be taking on more product groups from DRiV, including the Champion and Payen portfolios, next month. Building on its already successful distribution o…

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E-Motive’s ecommotors PPE Portal work earns an IAAF Outstanding Innovation Award

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

IAAF member E-Motive, whose ecommotors tech platform powers key parts of the eBay-NHS PPE portal, won the ‘Outstanding Innovation During the Covid-19 Crisis’ category at the recent IAAF Pride of the A…

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Marathon Joins Forces with SKF

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

Marathon Warehouse Distribution are delighted to announce a new partnership with OE manufacturer SKF to distribute and provide a same day logistics platform across the UK for key products within SKFs …

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Wendy Williamson discusses aftermarket of the future in webinar

Date: Friday 11 December 2020

Wendy Williamson, IAAF chief executive, joined an expert panel on the latest Automechanika Birmingham auto:resource.co.uk webinar Series, which discussed the findings of an extensive industry report, …

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EAG reveals RYMEC distribution deal

Date: Friday 11 December 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has announced that it will be distributing RYMEC clutches to the aftermarket.RYMEC has been a prominent name in the automotive aftermarket for nearly 40 years, providing h…

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HELLA receives Innovation Award in China for battery module solutions

Date: Thursday 10 December 2020

Against the background of ever tightening emission targets, the 48V mild hybrid powertrain is a cost-efficient bridging technology to support car manufacturers to achieve emission targets in short and…

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EAG reveals video tour of its Suplex warehouse

Date: Thursday 10 December 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has released a video showing its customers the Suplex area of the warehouse, as well as highlighting the benefits of the range. It’s been a year since EAG announced that i…

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Reinvestment strategy pays off for profitable Exol

Date: Thursday 10 December 2020

An effective reinvestment strategy from lubricants maker Exol Lubricants has seen the company continue to increase turnover and profitability. With multi-million pound investments made to its Wednesbu…

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WAI partners with new breed of motor factor

Date: Thursday 10 December 2020

WAI has reached an agreement with LSA Supplies Ltd, the latest name to commence trading in the automotive aftermarket, supplying garages in the south of England with the rotating electric specialist’s…

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First REPXPERT Zoom training sessions go down a storm with technicians keen to keep learning during lockdown

Date: Thursday 10 December 2020

After running four ‘test’ sessions over two days with limited restricted access, Schaeffler’s first live online Zoom training event was received with great enthusiasm and gratitude by technicians and …

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AS-PL Italia has started the cooperation with AD Italia

Date: Tuesday 08 December 2020

AS-PL Italia has become the official supplier of the Autodis Italia and AD Giadi from the AD Italia group. AD Giadi is an Italian brand that was created by the merger of Autodistribution Italia and Gi…

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LIQUI MOLY enters the French handball league

Date: Monday 07 December 2020

From the 2021-2022 season, LIQUI MOLY will be the main and name sponsor of Starligue, the highest handball league in France. The motor oil and additive specialist concluded a five-year contract with t…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts customers donate more than £10k to automotive industry charity

Date: Thursday 03 December 2020

Customers shopping in LKQ Euro Car Parts branches have collectively donated more than £10,000 to automotive industry charity, Ben, by adding £0.25 to their total when they check out. The funds have be…

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GS Yuasa launch free online COVID-19 and Batteries training course for workshops and distributors

Date: Thursday 03 December 2020

GS Yuasa have launched a coronavirus-specific training course covering COVID-19 and batteries. The free course will help distributors, workshops and garages combat the rise of battery failure occurrin…

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Schaeffler embraces new way of recruitment from GCA

Date: Thursday 03 December 2020

Schaeffler UK is now benefitting from a new and proven hiring recruitment strategy, helping the company to source the best industry talent in the most efficient way possible. Delivered by automotive a…

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Autotech Recruit wins top Motor Trader Industry accolade

Date: Thursday 03 December 2020

Autotech Recruit has been recognised by Motor Trader as the Recruitment Agency of the Year, 2020, in an online event which marked the 30th anniversary of the coveted Motor Trader Industry Awards. Winn…

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The Garage Inspector recommends like-for-like battery replacement

Date: Thursday 03 December 2020

VARTA Brand Ambassador Andy Savva explains the importance of replacing a car battery with the same type of technology (or upgrading) and advises never to downgrade technologies. When it comes to vehic…

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101 new colleagues in the crisis year

Date: Wednesday 02 December 2020

LIQUI MOLY, the German motor oil manufacturer, is not immune to the pandemic. However, the company is not taking cover, but continues to invest in personnel. On 1 December, it welcomed its 101st new e…

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DENSO glow plugs – keeping technicians cosy this winter

Date: Friday 27 November 2020

To help keep them warm as we enter winter and the weather gets colder, DENSO is offering technicians the opportunity to receive a branded beanie hat when they purchase glow plugs from participating di…

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HELLA presents new aftermarket image video

Date: Friday 27 November 2020

The further strengthening its good position in the aftermarket, HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert has produced a new image film to highlight its comprehensive range of services for independen…

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Balyfa joins IAAF membership

Date: Thursday 26 November 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed its latest member, global brake fitting supplier Balyfa, to its growing network of aftermarket businesses. Balyfa delivers a high-…

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Sign up for AdBell's exclusive Christmas promotion

Date: Thursday 26 November 2020

Ad Bell have put together some exclusive offers available from Tuesday 1st to Thursday 24th December, we would like you to hear about them. Sign up is quick and easy – click the link below to sign up …

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“Could the 2030 UK Government ban on new petrol and diesel only cars be good for the aftermarket?” asks Klarius CEO Mark Brickhill…

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

“The answer, in the short to mid-term could be ‘yes’ if you look past the populist politics. Most manufacturers are introducing mainly hybrid vehicles now anyway, and plans for an electric-only future…

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HELLA strengthens its market position in the field of car body lighting

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert, that designs the car body lighting of tomorrow, has acquired several important orders from premium and volume manufacturers in this sector and further stren…

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GS Yuasa Academy receives IMI accreditation

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

GS Yuasa Academy has become the first battery training program to partner with The Institute of the Motor Industry. The online learning platform will give users who have completed all courses the oppo…

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Klarius wins Business of the Year Award at Staffordshire Chambers Business Awards 2020

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce has recognised The Klarius Group of Companies with several honours at its annual business awards – including Business of the Year. The Staffordshire Chambers Busines…

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Autotech Recruit announces significant investment plans to drive up industry’s EV training

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

With the news that the ban on petrol and diesel car sales has been brought forward to 2030, as part of the Government’s climate change pledge, the automotive industry is gearing up for a substantial r…

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Avia Autos wins The Motor Ombudsman’s inaugural Garage Star Award for Wales

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

Avia Autos in Bridgend is pleased to announce that it has won The Motor Ombudsman’s regional Garage Star Award for Wales. The Garage Star Awards were introduced by the Ombudsman dedicated to the autom…

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MANN+HUMMEL to close UK site - all manufacturing to be centered in Europe

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

The Mann+Hummel Group, a leading filtration expert, is proposing the closure of its main manufacturing facility at Hilton Cross Business Park in Wolverhampton, as it continues to review its operationa…

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Announcement from the Board Of Directors of the IMTFA

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

The IMTFA Board of Directors is delighted to announce that Simon Ayres is to become their new chairman, with Daniel Walsh continuing as Deputy Chairman. The Board would like to thank Ewan Murray, who …

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Sailing to success: DENSO backs class winner at Rolex Middle Sea Race

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

Rossko, a high-performance yacht sponsored by DENSO, has taken a class win in one of the most renowned and challenging boat races in the world. The JPK 1080 yacht, skippered by Timofey Zhbankov, was v…

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FinCred IS Goes Global

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

IAAF credit insurance provider, FinCred IS, is excited to announce that they have joined the global broking network, UNIBA Partners. UNIBA Partners is an owner-led, client-centric global network that …

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National Motor Museum avoids Lockdown fuel degradation problems

Date: Friday 20 November 2020

There will be few re-starting problems or unnecessary maintenance issues when the National Motor Museum re-opens its doors after the latest lockdown, thanks to support from one of its lubricant suppli…

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FRAM® slam as filter brand arrives at leading motor factor

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Technicians can now access a full range of FRAM® filters at leading motor factors – Midwest Motor Factors and Monmore Auto Parts. With five branches throughout the West Midlands, Midwest Motor Factors…

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OSRAM teams up with NEXUS to offer a helping hand

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Keeping customers and staff safe is of paramount importance in garages, especially in the current climate, and consequently OSRAM has supplied NEXUS (via The Parts Alliance) with 1,000 complimentary b…

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New accreditations awarded to the team at K&S McKenzie

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

In a world of ever-changing legislation and standards, K&S McKenzie work to ensure that their team is at the forefront when it comes to maintaining high standards across the industries in which we…

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Business as usual for BM Catalysts

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

As we enter the second national lockdown, please be assured that it is still business as usual at BM Catalysts. The team has implemented strict procedures and systems to ensure we can continue trading…

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OESAA members commit to support garages

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) and its members are eager to ensure the UK independent aftermarket knows that they are all very much ‘open for business’ during the cur…

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Fourth and TecAlliance consolidate eparts and Order Manager sales and support services in UK & Ireland

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Fourth and TecAlliance have consolidated sales and support services for their eparts and Order Manager (formerly known as TecCom) products in UK and Ireland, bringing about a more centralised service,…

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MAHLE Powertrain helps condense development of emergency medical ventilators into weeks

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

MAHLE Powertrain has worked in a consortium with medical device specialist, Team Consulting to condense a development process that can usually take up to several years. The engineering services specia…

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Schaeffler gives technicians the opportunity of a live audience with the REPXPERT team

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Schaeffler, the renowned and respected original equipment component and system manufacturer, is giving a limited number of technicians the opportunity to be part of a live and exclusive online event w…

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Juratek joins IAAF membership

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed its newest member, light vehicle (LV) and commercial vehicle (CV) braking specialist, Juratek, to its growing network of aftermark…

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New white paper outlines value of proven aftermarket parts suppliers

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

NSK, a global supplier of motion and control solutions for industrial markets, has created a new white paper about the added value that can be provided by partnering with a proven specialist in afterm…

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Sign up for AdBells exclusive offers

Date: Wednesday 18 November 2020

Ad Bell have put together some exclusive offers available from Monday 23rd November, we would like you to hear about them. Sign up is quick and easy – click the link below to sign up day. Don’t miss o…

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