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TechMan partners with BookMyGarage.com at Automechanika Birmingham 2023

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

TechMan will be exhibiting at this year’s Automechanika Birmingham, from 6 to 8 June at the NEC demonstrating its latest integrations, including a new collaboration with the UK’s leading garage bookin…

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GS Yuasa set to showcase expanded market-leading auxiliary battery range at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

Global battery manufacturer GS Yuasa are set to showcase their expanded auxiliary battery range at Automechanika Birmingham between 6 – 8 June. Also on display at the hugely popular trade exhibition w…

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Becker is back with a bang

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

Speedway star Luke Becker, who is backed by the NGK brand, has made a dream comeback to racing by successfully making it through to the GP Challenge. The American has been out of action since the begi…

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TechMan sponsors Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards to honour the best in the industry

Date: Wednesday 31 May 2023

Garage management provider, TechMan, has announced it will be sponsoring the Best Customer Service award at the Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards 2023, hosted by the Independent Automotive Afterm…

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7000 votes cast in garage awards

Date: Friday 26 May 2023

More than 7000 votes have been cast in the Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards, hosted by IAAF and headline sponsored by LKQ Euro Car Parts. The now full event takes place on Wednesday 7 June at Hi…

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Philips RacingVision GT200 is 2023 Headlamp of the Year

Date: Friday 26 May 2023

Philips RacingVision GT200 has won the prestigious Auto Express title of Headlamp of the Year in the 2023 staging of the magazine’s annual Product Awards. Lumileds, the global manufacturers of Philips…

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TerraClean-sponsored Colin Turkington takes double Snetterton podium

Date: Friday 26 May 2023

TerraClean-sponsored British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) ace Colin Turkington took two podium finishes at the latest round of the championship at Snetterton. In hot conditions, Turkington played t…

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vGI Holdings is ‘going greener’

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023

Following the success of its first ‘going green’ event in 2022 celebrating and supporting sustainability and the journey to net zero, automotive accessory and logistics group vGI Holdings is ‘going gr…

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Charlie Martin given new Ambassadorial role

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023

Motorsport UK has named the British racing driver the latest Ambassador for its highly successful Girls on Track UK programme which creates events to inspire girls and women into seeing and believing …

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Arnold Clark Autoparts teases on-stand giveaways at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

Leading national motor factor Arnold Clark Autoparts is set to offer giveaways and a prize draw at this year’s Automechanika Birmingham trade exhibition, held at the NEC from 6th-8th June. The parts d…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts sponsors Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards prize

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

National motor factor Arnold Clark Autoparts has sponsored the ‘Best Community Initiative’ accolade in the inaugural Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards. Celebrating outstanding achievements across…

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SMP Europe to make debut Automechanika Birmingham exhibition at 2023 show

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

SMP Europe has announced it will be exhibiting its leading engine management and ignition product portfolio, as well as their industry leading engineering and manufacturing expertise for the first tim…

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SMP Europe puts automotive industry in the spotlight as Team GB seals Ice Hockey Championships victory

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

SMP Europe-sponsored Great Britain team has sealed promotion into the top-level of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Ice Hockey World Championships for next season, after a dramatic win o…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts hands over its latest Ukraine donation in person as nuns visit Tamworth headquarters

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

LKQ Euro Car Parts is continuing its support for Ukraine and this time has been able to hand over the donation in person as Sisters from the Congregation of St Joseph in Ukraine visited its headquarte…

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ELTA: celebrating three decades of performance in the automotive industry

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

Midlands-based ELTA, a powerhouse in the UK automotive aftermarket, proudly announces its remarkable milestone of thirty years in the industry. Established in 1993, ELTA has emerged as a leading autom…

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Maverick Diagnostics’ vehicle diagnostics blog reaches number one in the UK

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

Maverick Diagnostics’ vehicle diagnostics blog has been named as the best in the UK by Feedspot, a popular RSS feed reader that ranks content on its popularity, quality and relevance to respective ind…

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Magneti Marelli to debut at Automechanika Birmingham 2023

Date: Monday 22 May 2023

Magneti Marelli Parts & Services will be exhibiting for the first time at the Automechanika Show in Birmingham, from 6th to 8th June, with a selection of innovative and market-leading products whi…

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Veterans In Action selected as possible recipient of National Lottery People's Project grant

Date: Friday 19 May 2023

Veterans In Action have been lucky to have been selected as one of the charities for the National Lottery People’s Project which opened recently. In order to have a chance of being awarded a grant of …

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DENSO’s Ukrainian support provides real-time power when and where it’s needed

Date: Friday 19 May 2023

DENSO’s humanitarian initiative to support Ukrainian society by making a meaningful and practical donation to the UNHCR (United Nations Refugee Agency and Red Cross), continues to bear fruit. During t…

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To advertise a salary or to not advertise a salary: Glen Callum Associates shares its insight

Date: Friday 19 May 2023

Despite many employers having a slight uncertainty around salary transparency, Glen Callum Associates (GCA) is pointing to the benefits of being open when it comes to salary. While it is not a legal r…

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GS Yuasa to showcase International Space Station batteries at European energy storage exhibition

Date: Friday 19 May 2023

The energy supply of the future is the focus at the EES (Electrical Energy Storage) Europe exhibition in Munich. Following the event motto "Innovating Energy Storage", world leading battery manufactur…

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TecAlliance to showcase latest innovations at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Friday 19 May 2023

TecAlliance, the leading data and solution expert in the automotive aftermarket, will be showcasing its latest innovations and its new partner programme at Automechanika Birmingham, taking place from …

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Maverick Diagnostics and Next Eco Car agree deal that sees plug-in and EV battery test sold in Ireland

Date: Friday 19 May 2023

Maverick Diagnostics and Next Eco Car are delighted to announce a partnership that sees the Irish EV sales and sourcing specialist become a distributor of AVILOO, a ground-breaking independent battery…

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Mintex-supported MINI Challenge field face deluge at Brands Hatch

Date: Friday 19 May 2023

The Mintex-supported MINI Challenge faced mixed racing conditions at the second round of the season at Brands Hatch Indy circuit. TMD Friction’s braking brand, Mintex, provides the stopping power to t…

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Lindgren triumphs in Poland

Date: Friday 19 May 2023

NGK-sponsored Speedway star Freddie Lindgren has stormed to victory at the Orlen FIM Speedway GP of Poland – Warsaw. The Swede followed his third place at the Croatian SGP to take top spot ahead of Au…

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Navigating Change in the European Aftermarket: The Critical Role of Communication and Trust

Date: Friday 19 May 2023

Robbie Dal Corso of IAAF Service Member Dal Corso Group, has developed a thought-provoking assessment of how effective communication and trust are critical for businesses navigating change in the Euro…

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Ring and OSRAM’s new van hits the road!

Date: Monday 15 May 2023

Ring and OSRAM have added to their fleet of demonstration vans with a second dual branded van that will travel the length and breadth of the country to demonstrate their products and visit new and pot…

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OESAA garage forum member up for Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards gong

Date: Monday 15 May 2023

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is delighted to learn that Oldfields Garage, owned by garage forum member, Tim Benson, has been nominated for the upcoming Automechanik…

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Ringmechanika makes its mark as a must-attend event for customers

Date: Monday 15 May 2023

Ring invited its customers, as well as journalists, to its headquarters in Leeds to showcase its current and new product offering, as well as enjoy a tour of the facilities. Previous Ringmechanika eve…

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MAM Software announces their attendance at Automechanika

Date: Friday 12 May 2023

MAM Software is excited to announce it is attending this year’s Automechanika Birmingham where it will be showcasing the latest developments to its current software and displaying brand new additions …

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Update: IAAF members at Automechanika Birmingham 2023

Date: Thursday 11 May 2023

Various IAAF supplier members will be exhibiting at this year's Automechanika Birmingham which is being held at the NEC Birmingham on 6-8 June 2023. Automechanika Birmingham is the leading trade exhib…

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DENSO and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing continue to push the limits!

Date: Thursday 11 May 2023

Celebrating its ongoing multi-category motorsport successes and long term collaboration with its partner TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, DENSO is hosting a live online event featuring Toyota GR010 HYBRID drivers…

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New focus for IAAF CV

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Sue McKay, global category manager for commercial vehicles at TMD Friction, onto the Federation’s Council as its new head of the …

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Introducing: RS Automotive Core

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

RS Automotive Core has joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF)’s ever expanding membership. RS Automotive Core are a UK-based buyer and seller of core automotive aftermarket pa…

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Ring announces new Area Sales Manager – Specialist Division

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Scott Colquhoun has recently joined Ring Automotive and will be primarily managing existing accounts for both Ring and Osram brands, while exploring new markets, including the agricultural, builders m…

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Chris wins top sales accolade

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Niterra UK Ltd has named Chris Barrett its 2023 Salesman of the Year. The supplier of NGK ignition parts and NTK vehicle electronic components presented Chris with the award at its end of year confere…

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TecAlliance receives sustainability award

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

TecAlliance, the leading expert for data management and processes in the automotive aftermarket, has again achieved the silver medal in this year's EcoVadis sustainability rating. This puts the data e…

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Lambert and Lindgren on the podium in Croatia

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

The NGK-sponsored quartet of Speedway stars got off to a great start in the 2023 FIM World Championship with all four making the semi-final stage at the first Grand Prix of the season and two making t…

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Brayden forced to miss Superstock round

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

It was a tough weekend for NGK-sponsored DAO Racing team rider Brayden Elliott who was forced to withdraw from Bank Holiday Monday’s Oulton Park Pirelli National Superstock race. Elliott suffered a la…

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WAI warns of increased electric vehicle cable theft

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Rotating electrics supplier and electric vehicle (EV) charging cable specialist, WAI, is urging EV owners to keep an eye on their charging cables following a spate of thefts across the UK. Recent repo…

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Leading suppliers come together to launch unique garage concept proposition

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

LKQ Euro Car Parts, alongside seven other leading suppliers to the aftermarket, has announced the launch of a unique new garage concept to help the industry’s professionals navigate the ever-changing …

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Great Britain Speedway Team partnership

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Niterra UK Ltd – a long-time supporter of Speedway via its NGK ignition brand – has announced it has gone in to partnership with the Great Britain Speedway Team. NGK spark plugs are used by many of th…

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sales-i will be at Automechanika Birmingham 2023

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

sales-i are to exhibit at Automechanika Birmingham, on the 6th to 8th June 2023. It's the leading trade exhibition for the aftermarket and supply chain, with over 12,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors fr…

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The AA Ireland launches exclusive training academy with Autotech Training to upskill patrols

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Autotech Training is working in partnership with the Automobile Association in Ireland, to upskill its AA patrols and the wider automotive aftermarket, with the launch of the exclusive AA Training Aca…

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Automechanika Birmingham focuses on next generation with dedicated Autotech Academy student programme

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Automechanika Birmingham is officially welcoming the next generation of aftermarket professionals with open arms to its summer show, as the event organisers announce a dedicated student programme in p…

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Alliance Automotive Group UK acquires CAAR Limited

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Alliance Automotive Group UK (AAG) has expanded its network through the acquisition of CAAR Limited (CAAR), the UK based trading group with approximately 300 members. “AAG, through its distribution ce…

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Tesla e-learning module now available on Delphi Academy

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Delphi Technologies, a brand of BorgWarner Inc, has released a Tesla e-learning module on Delphi Academy, marking the first in a new series of brand-specific online training courses for vehicle techni…

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Bulls set to join forces on the race circuit

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Two bulls are coming together looking to create a formidable force on the oval track racing scene here in the UK. And it all centres on Banner – one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of batteries and …

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LKQ Corporation announces results for first quarter 2023

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

LKQ Corporation has recently reported first quarter 2023 financial results. “Overall, the first quarter was a terrific start to the year, and we remain on track to deliver on our full year guidance. O…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts announces its Supplier of the Year

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Arnold Clark Autoparts has announced the winner of its prestigious Supplier of the Year award, recognising efforts in parts availability and customer service throughout the last year. Braking speciali…

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