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Double accolade for NSK at Toyota supplier awards

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

NSK Europe is celebrating a double scoop at the prestigious Toyota Motor Europe (TME) awards: a Certificate of Recognition (in the Supply category) and a Superior Performance Award (in the Quality cat…

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Corteco optimises international order processing with TecCom

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

The smoothest possible customer experience is essential for success in e-commerce. Corteco, one of the leading international IAM specialists for seals, vibration engineering, chassis components, and c…

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Motul looks forward to its busiest Goodwood Revival programme yet

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

Motul is proud to be a partner of Goodwood’s Revival meeting and heads to this year’s event with its most ambitious programme yet for this iconic event. The Motul “Garage” shop will once again return …

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Mintex provides stopping power to historic rally championship event

Date: Monday 12 September 2022

TMD Friction and its renowned braking brand Mintex provided the stopping power to the latest round of the Historic Rally Car Register (HRCR), the largest historic rally championship in the UK. Formed …

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Impression Communications takes to running trails with Severn Valley Trail Run sponsorship

Date: Monday 12 September 2022

Impression Communications is sponsoring the Severn Valley Trail Run, a running event taking place within the Severn Valley Country Park, Shropshire, to continue its commitment to supporting local comm…

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Lambert achieves second SGP podium

Date: Monday 12 September 2022

England’s Robert Lambert – who is sponsored by NGK – is celebrating after recording back-to-back podium places in the 2022 FIM Speedway World Championship. The 24-year-old finished in second place beh…

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ELTA Automotive joins IAAF membership

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced the latest member, ELTA Automotive, to join its impressive membership roster. ELTA Automotive is a major automotive component imp…

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Textar-sponsored Newell takes podium at Convoy in the Park

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

John Newell took his Textar-sponsored MAN TGS truck to a second-place finish at this weekend’s British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC), against the backdrop of a celebration of everything trucks. Leg…

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Third podium in four for Lucas Oil

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Ayumu Iwasa put in another excellent performance for DAMS in Round 12 of the 2022 FIA Formula 2 Championship at Circuit Zandvoort, securing his fifth podium this season in the Lucas oil-sponsored car.…

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Dan’s the man again in Poland

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

British Speedway ace Dan Bewley has achieved back-to-back Grand Prix victories after winning in Poland with NGK stablemate Robert Lambert also making the podium. Bewley won the Betard FIM Speedway GP …

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Shaftec’s new website organised in clear colour-coded Drive. Steer. Stop. Sections

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Shaftec has introduced a dynamic new mobile-friendly website www.shaftec.com for its customers across the UK & European independent automotive aftermarket (IAM). With links to three comprehensive …

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GS Yuasa micro brochure will cut paper waste at Automechanika

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

GS Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd have unveiled a new micro brochure for Automechanika Frankfurt 2022. The pocket-sized product will make an enormous impact in both reducing paper waste and highlighting the…

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TecAlliance provides ITG structures at a glance

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Frequent changes and the high level of complexity make it difficult to maintain an overview of the member structure of automotive international trading groups (ITGs). However, parts manufacturers rely…

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vGroup International to hold Open Day at new HQ

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

vGroup International and the wider group of vGI Holdings is holding an ‘Open Day’ at the new HQ, K1, in Milton Keynes on 22 September 2022. The new facility will operate as a central hub for the compa…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts to open new Chesterfield branch

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Leading national motor factor Arnold Clark Autoparts is set to open a brand-new branch in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, as its nationwide network expands further. An experienced team has joined the nation…

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OESAA acknowledges garage forum member’s influence after taking up new role with IMI

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) would like to place on record its thanks to garage forum member, Hayley Pells, who has taken on a new position with the Institute of th…

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MEYLE unveils its first climate-neutral product range

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Having launched the first MEYLE HD part 20 years ago, the manufacturer based in Hamburg is now transforming its MELYE HD steering and suspension parts into the first climate-neutral product range in t…

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E-Motive Online launches branded Nissens and Hella stores on eBay through trusted reseller Arks Global

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Multichannel ecommerce services provider E-Motive Online has launched branded Nissens and HELLA stores on eBay, with Arks Global the trusted distributor under the Authorised Reseller Programme. ecommo…

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Flint flies to second British title

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

NGK-sponsored Speedway riders have continued their fine form with Leon Flint being crowned the new British Under-21 Champion. The Wolverhampton rider triumphed in Birmingham over fellow NGK stablemate…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts' CEO issues six-point wishlist from Liz Truss

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Andy Hamilton, the CEO of LKQ Euro Car Parts, has issued a six-point policy wish list for the independent aftermarket, as Liz Truss’s new administration assumes control of the economy this week. He sa…

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Klarius expands European delivery network for high quality aftermarket exhausts

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Klarius Products, the UK’s largest aftermarket manufacturer of exhausts, has announced the opening of a dedicated distribution centre near Lille. The new site will enable next day deliveries to stocki…

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Motul revs up its presence at the 2022 Classic at Silverstone

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Motul is marking the second year of its multi-year partnership with The Classic at Silverstone, with an expanded presence, together with a plethora of activities and announcements at this prime summer…

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LKQ branding transformation continues with new website and newsroom launch for LKQ Europe

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

LKQ Europe continues to strengthen its position as a global and innovative leader in the European automotive aftermarket by taking the next step in reinventing its corporate identity and brand design.…

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50 years of Diesel Technic: The way to a leading solution provider in the automotive industry

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

This year, Diesel Technic celebrates its 50th anniversary. The company can look back on an exciting time, because at Diesel Technic you won't find any standstill. It is already half a century since Ho…

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Automechanika Frankfurt: TecAlliance connects the aftermarket community

Date: Thursday 08 September 2022

Nothing can replace personal contact. This is certainly one of the key learnings during recent months. The automotive aftermarket will meet at TecAlliance's booth at Automechanika Frankfurt (Hall 3.0,…

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Kevan Wooden, Chief Commercial Officer, LKQ Euro Car Parts: IAAF Blog – Third Edition

Date: Wednesday 07 September 2022

Supporting the aftermarket through the cost-of-living crisis A recent poll by the Motor Ombudsman confirmed much of what we already know. The cost of living crisis continues to bite – and garages are…

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GS Yuasa Traction gains further momentum with delivery to nationwide distributor

Date: Monday 05 September 2022

Leading industrial battery distributor, Battery Service Hub, have received their first container of GS Yuasa’s latest 2 Volt Traction batteries. The state-of-the-art cells will provide power to the ev…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts urges garages and service centres to stock up on wipers with Trico promotion

Date: Monday 05 September 2022

Arnold Clark Autoparts customers who purchase a pair of Trico wiper blades throughout September and October will be in with a chance of winning up to £15,000 worth of prizes, including a top prize tec…

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Charlie still fighting for US championship

Date: Monday 05 September 2022

NGK Ambassador Charlie Martin sits in third position in the 2022 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America championship after claiming two fourth places in the latest round. The Briton secured her third …

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NGK to focus on EGR valves range at MechanEx

Date: Monday 05 September 2022

Ignition and sensor specialist NGK will be focusing on its recently introduced EGR valves range when it exhibits at the MechanEx show at Sandown Park in November. Phase one of the launch took place in…

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Delphi Technologies’ latest video highlights evolution of first-to market brake parts

Date: Monday 05 September 2022

Delphi Technologies’ latest video contains unique insights into its brake product evolution. The two-minute video neatly illustrates how Delphi Technologies is able to offer first-to-market brake disc…

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Motul’s Ace new partnership

Date: Monday 05 September 2022

Motul and the Ace Cafe are delighted to announce an agreement that sees the global oil company becoming a partner of the famous motor enthusiasts rest halt. The Ace Cafe has long been a favourite of L…

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Double Victory for NAPA’s Sutton and Cammish

Date: Monday 05 September 2022

Teammates Dan Cammish and Ash Sutton deliver dream results for NAPA Racing UK with first 1-2 victory and a total haul of four podiums at BTCC Thruxton. Following back-to-back victories at Knockhill an…

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SMP Europe sponsors hole-in-one competition at IAAF Golf Day Event

Date: Thursday 25 August 2022

SMP Europe sponsored the 18th hole competition at the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation’s (IAAF) annual Golf Day event, offering players a chance to win a brand-new BMW Z4 to anyone who sc…

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Ecobat future-proofs the aftermarket at Automechanika Frankfurt

Date: Thursday 25 August 2022

Ecobat Battery and sister company Ecobat Solutions have teamed up to exhibit at Automechanika Frankfurt from 13th to 17th September, on stand E27 in hall 4.1, to present their combined offering to the…

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The Blades draw enormous Yuasa logo as part of a one-off air display

Date: Thursday 25 August 2022

World famous aerobatic team The Blades have completed a special mission for their key sponsor Yuasa. The four-ship team, piloted by former Red Arrows, drew the Japanese battery manufacturer’s distinct…

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Premium award for DT Spare Parts and SIEGEL Automotive: The Diesel Technic product brands are “Premier Data Supplier” (PDS)

Date: Tuesday 23 August 2022

The products of the DT Spare Parts and SIEGEL Automotive brands have been listed in the leading electronic parts catalogue TecDoc Catalogue from TecAlliance since 2008. In order to offer users the bes…

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Job seekers in the driving seat, as companies bid to attract talent, says Glen Callum Associates

Date: Monday 22 August 2022

With the number of job vacancies rising, and the quantity of permanent roles being filled at its lowest rate in 17 months, Glen Callum Associates (GCA) says this is providing candidates looking for a …

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Bangers for Ben 2022 – Buying the right car

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

The boys have enlisted my help in picking the next Bangers for Ben “victim”, and rightly so. I was invited on a road trip across the Midlands with LawJaw to see a car he had found. It hadn’t been for …

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Parts Specialists at the Truck Grand Prix

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

The 35th Truck Grand Prix at the Nürburgring took place from 15-17 July 2022. More than 100,000 visitors watched the spectacular truck races and enjoyed the numerous exhibits on the festival grounds. …

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LKQ Europe partners with think tank “Project Zebra” to strengthen supply chain agility

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

LKQ Europe is accelerating the move towards an efficient and sustainable supply chain by pushing for more innovation and digitalization. With rising complexity and volatility in the markets, tradition…

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First Line Ltd. excited about new stand location at Automechanika Frankfurt 2022

Date: Thursday 18 August 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialists First Line Ltd. will showcase its wide range of product lines and references at one of the world’s leading industry trade shows, Automechanika Frankfurt, from 13th t…

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Automechanika Frankfurt 2022: Comline to highlight credentials on the aftermarket’s biggest stage

Date: Thursday 18 August 2022

Popular British parts brand, Comline Auto Parts (Comline), is delighted to be heading to Germany for the long-awaited 2022 instalment of Automechanika Frankfurt, where it will be looking to strengthen…

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Automechanika Frankfurt 2022: IAAF members who will be exhibiting

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

Automechanika Frankfurt, which represents the entire value chain of the automotive aftermarket, will be taking place in Frankfurt from 13th to 17th September. It offers visitors the opportunity to exp…

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WAI launches new easy-access, UK website

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

Leading rotating electrics supplier, WAI, has launched a brand-new website for the UK market, offering motor factors an easy-to-use platform, showcasing its constantly growing product portfolio, from …

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ZF electrifies aftermarket with premieres of sustainable products and innovative services at Automechanika

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

Next Generation Mobility, driven by electrified, autonomous, and software-defined vehicles, is fully transforming the aftermarket. At Automechanika, ZF will present new product ranges and innovative s…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts colleagues raise funds to buy and deliver ambulances to Ukraine

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts colleagues have raised more than £35,000 to support the relief effort in Ukraine, funding the purchase and delivery of two ambulances, with efforts ongoing to buy more. Spearheaded …

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NAPA Racing UK goes super-sized

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

NAPA Racing UK teams up with Paul Rivett for a one-off Truck Race in the Convoy in the Park Festival 2022. NAPA has had an incredible year in the world of British motorsport with significant appearanc…

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GS Yuasa take charge with Automechanika product launches

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

GS Yuasa will launch its brand new YCX Smart Battery Charger and Maintainer range at Automechanika Frankfurt. The world’s leading battery manufacturer will also showcase its industry leading Yuasa and…

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NGK-sponsored Bewley makes history in Cardiff

Date: Tuesday 16 August 2022

NGK-sponsored Speedway star Dan Bewley has ended Britain’s fifteen-year wait for a home winner of the FIM Speedway GP of Great Britain by powering to victory at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium. The 23-…

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