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‘On your bike’ – ZF duo embraces Cycle 300 for Cancer Research

Date: Monday 19 October 2020

ZF’s Mark Boden, purchasing manager, and Lloyd Williams, HR officer, hit the roads as they tackled 300 miles of cycling in September in the name of Cancer Research UK. As the cause is close to both of…

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IAAF & PACT team up to tackle warranty and returns process

Date: Friday 16 October 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) and PACT have teamed up to launch the new TecAlliance Warranty and Returns service as a free to access, easy-to-use online portal. Recognising …

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LKQ Euro Car Parts announces busiest training schedule ever for 2021

Date: Tuesday 13 October 2020

LKQ Euro Car Parts has published the 2021 course schedule for its AutoEducation Academy, with more than 450 courses already in the calendar across its 20 training centres nationwide. The schedule incl…

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Ford honours Dayco Products SLP, Mexico

Date: Tuesday 13 October 2020

Dayco’s impressive list of awards, endorsements and commendations continues apace, as the company’s Mexico facility was recognised by Ford Motor Company for Dayco’s outstanding quality and performance…

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'Amazing' remote software implementation allows ASAP to go live during lockdown

Date: Tuesday 13 October 2020

Auto Spares and Parts (ASAP) decided to move to a new business management system (BMS) earlier this year - and then national lockdown hit. However, with the help of a remote implementation carried out…

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FREE! WAI Steri-7 sample for IAAF Members

Date: Friday 09 October 2020

To further help our industry and wider community, IAAF has partnered with WAI to offer members a free sample of its New Vehicle Sanitiser. IAAF vice-president and WAI managing director, Richard Wellan…

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ZF and Sioen Receive Prestigious Award for Telematics Innovation that Combats Trailer Cargo Theft

Date: Friday 09 October 2020

ZF and Sioen Industries have won the trailer telematics category in Telematik Markt’s highly covered annual awards in Germany with a new innovation that addresses the increasing burden of cargo theft.…

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E-Motive’s ecommotors Tech Platform Helps Power eBay NHS PPE Portal

Date: Wednesday 07 October 2020

IAAF member E-Motive has today announced that the technology platform powering its ecommotors aftermarket ecommerce solution is also behind the eBay initiative to provide the NHS PPE portal. The porta…

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INA timing belt kit survey endorses Schaeffler’s commitment to OE quality, training and service

Date: Friday 02 October 2020

Schaeffler, the renowned and respected original equipment (OE) component and system manufacturer, has been recognised by the UK and Irish garage community for its market-leading range of INA timing be…

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Lucas Oil driver mounts strong defence of his British Drift Championship

Date: Thursday 01 October 2020

Lucas Oil driver Ollie Evans continued the defence of his British Drift Championship Pro title after a tight finish to claim second place in Round Two at the Three Sisters Race Circuit in Wigan. The b…

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Fyfes opens its doors to Coleraine with new branch

Date: Thursday 01 October 2020

A new Fyfes branch has opened in the Coleraine area, Northern Ireland, improving levels of service, range and availability for technicians and motorists throughout the area. By employing local staff w…

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HELLA begins new fiscal year better than expected

Date: Thursday 01 October 2020

Despite the continuing highly negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global automotive industry, global automotive supplier, HELLA, reported better than originally expected results for the f…

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Pace and points for Morgan in Silverstone stunner

Date: Thursday 01 October 2020

Adam Morgan guided his Carlube Triple R Racing Mac Tools Mercedes-Benz A-Class to three top six finishes at Silverstone at the weekend in the ultra-competitive Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championshi…

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EAG introduces new vehicles to its delivery fleet

Date: Thursday 01 October 2020

To cope with increasing demand for its various products, Excel Automotive Group (EAG), has boosted its delivery fleet, which will offer same day delivery to the local area. With such a large product o…

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WAI Steri-7 retail arrives to immense demand

Date: Friday 25 September 2020

As more restrictions come into force to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, WAI has officially launched a new personal care product to help keep the virus at bay. With workplaces and educatio…

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Schaeffler steps up its involvement in Rear Wheel Steering

Date: Thursday 24 September 2020

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler is embarking on a development partnership with Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH to expand its intelligent Rear Wheel Steering (iRWS) portfolio…

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Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship ace Adam Morgan marked his 250th BTCC start at Thruxton, Hampshire, this weekend, with front-running pace and a fourth-place finish in his Carlube Triple R Racing Mac Tools Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Date: Thursday 24 September 2020

It was at the Hampshire circuit, the fastest UK track, 12 months ago that the Ciceley Motorsport squad, headed by Steve Farrell, made significant improvements to the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and it was a…

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Do you want your brand to get noticed?

Date: Friday 18 September 2020

Ad Bell Group’s, AdB team can help. The team has considerable expertise in retail, office and commercial signage, making sure they advise of all the options available whilst listening to your ideas an…

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Yuasa celebrate 10 years in BTCC with special livery and exclusive competition

Date: Friday 18 September 2020

Yuasa are celebrating their 10-year anniversary in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) with a special one-off livery and launch of an exclusive competition at their home race at Thruxton this …

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ECOBAT Battery Technologies upgrades its fleet

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

ECOBAT Battery Technologies (ECOBAT) has upgraded and added to its fleet of delivery vehicles. The new vehicles will be responsible for delivering batteries from all 16 of ECOBAT’s sites across the UK…

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Yuasa to give away free snack pack with battery orders

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Yuasa have launched a free snack pack scheme for the trade. Workshops and technicians can now get their hands on a pack full of tasty treats every time they purchase Yuasa batteries from participating…

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Vips Becomes F2 VIP for Lucas Oil in Italy

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

DAMS driver Jüri Vips secured the first podium of his FIA Formula 2 Championship career in the Sprint Race during round 9 in Mugello (Italy). It sealed an impressive 16 points haul in the Lucas Oil-sp…

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New, ambitious aftermarket distributor joins IAAF

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed recently formed independent motor factor, ASAP Auto Spares and Parts, to its membership. Trading since September 2018, ASAP has br…

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LIQUI MOLY becomes official partner of the Handball Champions League

Date: Monday 14 September 2020

The title sponsor of the LIQUI MOLY Handball Bundesliga is expanding its commitment to handball for the coming season of the EHF (European Handball Federation) Champions League and is becoming an offi…

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Do you insure your trade credit risks against non-payment?

Date: Friday 11 September 2020

FinCred IS offer advice and expertise to IAAF members on trade credit risks. As an independent trade credit insurance broker, FinCred IS have developed three trade credit insurance solutions exclusive…

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Starting signal for the World Touring Car Cup WTCR with LIQUI MOLY

Date: Friday 11 September 2020

Touring car fans have had to exercise patience: At long last, the WTCR World Cup starts this weekend. The Engstler Hyundai N LIQUI MOLY Racing Team will also be there. This is the first time that the …

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Dayco Automotive Spain joins the party

Date: Thursday 10 September 2020

Hard on the heels of Dayco China and Dayco Europe in Italy, with their respective Caterpillar Supplier Quality Excellence Process recertifications, comes Dayco Automotive Espana, which has been awarde…

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LKQ Europe Welcomes Andras Lorincz as CEO for the Company’s Central and Eastern European Business

Date: Thursday 10 September 2020

In November 2020, Andras Lorincz will join LKQ Europe bringing in-depth regional and global industry experience with him. Based in Prague, Czech Republic, Andras Lorincz will become CEO of LKQ Europe’…

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ECOBAT Battery Technologies – Ireland

Date: Thursday 10 September 2020

ECOBAT Battery Technologies (ECOBAT) has been serving the UK aftermarket for nearly 70 years, although the company was founded as Manchester Batteries in 1952 by Harry Pemberton in Abergele, North Wal…

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Textar brakes key as truck racer Newell enjoys winning weekend

Date: Thursday 10 September 2020

Newell & Wright Motorsport driver John Newell raced through the grid at the first British Truck Racing Association (BTRA) weekend at Donington, with Textar brakes proving the difference. Textar br…

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Triple British Touring Car champion Gordon Shedden joins GS as brand ambassador

Date: Tuesday 08 September 2020

World Touring Car driver and British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) legend Gordon Shedden has joined battery manufacturer GS Yuasa as an ambassador for their GS brand. The partnership will see the tr…

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AD Bell Group becomes the latest IAAF member

Date: Friday 04 September 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) continues to bolster its membership, after welcoming sign and vehicle graphics manufacture and installation specialist, Ad Bell Group. With mor…

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Adapting to a post COVID automotive aftermarket

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

If nothing else the coronavirus pandemic has underlined the importance of personal mobility for key workers and members of the public alike. Ensuring safe and reliable transport has meant that UK auto…

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DENSO takes technical training to the next level with the League of True Mechanics

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

As one of the world's leading automotive technology pioneers, known for its exceptional quality and precision and emphasis on the absolute reliability of its products, DENSO also supports the developm…

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‘Friendly faces’ key to success at Northampton’s Garage of the Year

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

A business that has been crowned Northampton’s Garage of the Year, as voted for by readers of the Northampton Chronicle & Echo, has accredited its success to their ‘friendly faces’ approach. In To…

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Caterpillar further recognises Dayco's quality control processes

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

Just a month after the Suzhou China facility was recognized by Caterpillar and presented with its Platinum Level Supplier Quality Excellence Process certificate, Dayco Europe SRL has been awarded the …

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DENSO extends its webinar programme

Date: Friday 28 August 2020

The continuing popularity of DENSO Aftermarket’s webinar programme has once again been proved, as the original equipment (OE) component and system supplier has added yet more modules and dates to its …

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Sponsor Link: Impression

Date: Friday 28 August 2020

Impression solves a number of problems for businesses by increasing brand and company awareness, increasing leads and sales, and ensuring they are leading, as well as participating, in discussions rel…

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Four new trucks for Exol fleet

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

A further four Scania trucks have been added to Exol Lubricants’ ever-growing fleet, enabling it to efficiently meet ongoing customer demand in comfort and style. The additions include two new trucks …

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HELLA and MINTH establish new joint venture in China

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

HELLA and the MINTH Group have announced a joint venture, which will be funded equally. The company, HELLA MINTH Jiaxing Automotive Parts Co. Ltd., will promote the development, production and marketi…

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First place honours for Team Carlube Triple R Racing

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

Carlube Triple R Racing Mac Tools backed Adam Morgan took honours at Oulton Park in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship in a thrilling final race in Cheshire.The Morganator led from start to…

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Second place for Crawford earns podium place for Lucas Oil

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

Red Bull Junior driver Jak Crawford took second place in Race Three of the ADAC Formel 4 event at The Nurburgring, in Germany, last time out (14-16 Aug 2020). He raced his #52 Lucas Oil associate-spon…

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LIQUI MOLY becomes title sponsor of the MotoGP race in Teruel, Spain

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

The German motor oil and additive producer LIQUI MOLY will remain the exclusive lubricant supplier for the Moto2 and Moto3 motorcycle racing series until 2023. What is more, the company also secured t…

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VARTA® join The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA)

Date: Tuesday 18 August 2020

VARTA are pleased to announce that they have joined The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) in the UK. Technical Sales Manager at VARTA, Andy Cook, has confirmed the new assoc…

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Comment on latest SMMT used car sales figures

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

In response to the used car sales data recently released by SMMT, Andy Hamilton, CEO at LKQ Euro Car Parts, has voiced his views on the implications of the data. “We expected to see sales pick up in J…

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Newell & Wright gear up for BTRC return

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

After a delayed start, the British Truck Racing Association (BTRA) Championship is set to kickstart on the weekend of August 22nd and 23rd at Donington Park, and Newell & Wright Motorsport are kee…

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E-Motive Online joins growing membership

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is continuing to grow month on month and has welcomed parts and accessories multichannel platform and specialist services provider, E-Motive On…

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A global brand back on the motorsport scene

Date: Friday 07 August 2020

As part of its ongoing awareness campaign, ECOBAT Battery Technologies (ECOBAT), the pan-European business behind Lucas Batteries, has catapulted the globally recognised brand back into the limelight …

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LIQUI MOLY to become official sponsor of the Hahnenkamm Races in Kitzbühel

Date: Thursday 06 August 2020

The German motor oil and additive producer LIQUI MOLY will be involved in alpine ski events, the world-famous Hahnenkamm Races, on the notorious Streif racecourse between 2021 and 2025.At a press conf…

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LIQUI MOLY main prize Hyundai i30 N goes to Austria

Date: Thursday 06 August 2020

Luca Engstler, driver for LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler in the TCR International Series and Peter Baumann, Marketing Director at LIQUI MOLY, handed over the new Hyundai i30 N in the LIQUI MOLY racing desig…

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