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LIQUI MOLY extends partnership with MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square are pleased to announce the continuation of its partnership with premium automotive chemicals manufacturer, LIQUI MOLY. With a globally-renowned reputation, LI…

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OESAA: Autoinform Live 2021 to take place in November

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is delighted to reveal that Autoinform Live 2021 is due to take place on the 6th and 7th November at the GTG Training Academy in Wolver…

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“Issues with Brexit have improved already” says BM Catalysts

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

UK manufacturer and exporter of catalytic converters, DPFs and front pipes, BM Catalysts, says “Brexit caused chaos in January, February was better than January and March was back to pre-pandemic leve…

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AS-PL launch social campaign "Be responsible! Keep your hands on the wheel"

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

On Thursday, April 1, AS-PL launched their campaign: “Be responsible! Keep your hands on the wheel ” in cooperation with ODTJ Autodrom Pomorze. It was set up following research conducted by the Police…

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TecAlliance simplifies management of trading group meetings for suppliers

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

Parts manufacturers dealing with international trading groups often struggle to adequately prepare meetings at big ITG events. TecAlliance, one of the world’s leading data specialists for the digital …

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EAG maintains its ISO accreditation

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) is thrilled to announce its ISO-accreditation has been renewed, following an audit by National Quality Assurance. EAG first secured its ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and I…

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ZF Aftermarket Celebrates Global Remanufacturing Day 2021

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

Offering greater efficiency and using fewer resources, while maintaining the highest standards of performance, under its OE quality brand portfolio which includes Sachs and TRW, ZF Aftermarket remanuf…

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40 years of Brake Engineering celebrated on Global Reman Day

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

In line with Global Reman Day on 8th April, Brake Engineering is celebrating its 40th year of remanufacturing, as it continues to offer its ‘Original Aftermarket’ promise to provide the industry with …

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Euro Car Parts sets wheels in motion for sustainable future with EV trial

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

As part of its ongoing commitment to decarbonisation, LKQ Euro Car Parts has launched an electric vehicle (EV) trial on the Isle of Wight. The trial will see an electric Vauxhall Vivaro and an electri…

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Motul to become official lubricants partner to British F4

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

Motul has been unveiled as the official lubricants partner to the F4 British Championship certified by FIA – powered by Ford EcoBoost. The agreement, which sees Motul join the series’ highly respected…

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Bettaparts acquired by Juratek

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

Braking specialist Juratek Ltd has acquired Bradford-based independent distributor Bettaparts Ltd. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Bettaparts will remain at its Bradford site, serving its e…

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60 years of electronics production in Hamm

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

60 years ago, in March 1961, it began as a production site for flasher units, changeover relays and switches, with around 650 employees. Since then, the HELLA electronics plant in Hamm Bockum-Hövel ha…

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Ten out of ten for the Lucas Oil Cannon Motorsports Team

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

The Leeds-based Lucas Oil Cannon Motorsports Team is to continue its ten-year racing partnership with US oil and additives manufacturer Lucas Oil. The motorcycle dragster racing team will run the Top …

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EAG invests in its warehouse

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has implemented MAM’s Warehouse Management System (WMS) to improve efficiency and accuracy in its warehouse logistics.The WMS optimises the flow of products through the EA…

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Showing wheel resilience

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

The Wheel Specialist reports an unexpected surge in wheel refurbishment enquiries at its first-ever virtual conference. It's now been a year since many businesses began to suffer the effects of lockdo…

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Yuasa launch search to find longest serving motorcycle battery

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

GS Yuasa have launched a social media search for the longest lasting Yuasa motorcycle batteries still in service and are giving a free replacement to anyone who has one over 15 years old! Entrants sim…

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Introducing: HaynesPro WorkshopData Motorcycles

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

For many years, HaynesPro has been the specialist in online technical vehicle data for automotive professionals. We deliver SMR and diagnostic data for cars, LCVs and trucks in a clear and user-friend…

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WAI UK extends warehouse by 40 percent to meet demand

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

Auto electrical specialist WAI has extended its UK warehouse by a massive 40 percent, as the business boosts its stockholding for UK customers. The extension, at WAI’s Bognor Regis UK headquarters, wi…

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Investing in the future

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

Cheadle-based Klarius Products is offering aspiring young professionals the chance to build a career in engineering, with the business hiring four new apprentices. The largest UK manufacturer of after…

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Standardised Warranty & Returns process enhances service

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

The new, free to access TecAlliance Warranty and Returns service, brought to market by Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) and PACT, offers “substantial time saving benefits” and “enh…

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Sponsor Link: Fueltone

Date: Thursday 01 April 2021

FUELTONE® PRO DEVELOPED IN THE UK BY EXPERT FUEL CHEMISTFueltone offers a range of additives and engine treatments that prevent and solve problems that commonly affect the operation of an engine. Whet…

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Shopping platform Allegro optimises replacement parts shopping experience with TecDoc data

Date: Tuesday 30 March 2021

Allegro.pl, the most popular shopping platform in Poland and one of the largest e-commerce websites in Europe, uses TecDoc data from TecAlliance to provide the best shopping experience for its custome…

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Approved Garages make significant investment in campaign with TalkSport Radio

Date: Tuesday 30 March 2021

April welcomes a first for Approved Garages with the launch of a new campaign exclusively on talkSPORT Radio during 2021. Approved Garages is the lead generation platform for AutoCare and United Garag…

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Interview “safety first” – Glen Callum Associates offers IAAF members complimentary COVID-19 lateral flow kit

Date: Friday 26 March 2021

Automotive aftermarket recruitment specialist Glen Callum Associates (GCA) has teamed up with Uhealthcare, an established supplier of COVID-19 lateral flow devices and kits, to provide IAAF members wi…

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MAHLE Powertrain sets its sights on e-mobility of the future

Date: Friday 26 March 2021

MAHLE Powertrain (MPT) is expanding its portfolio with an intensified focus on e-mobility. Over recent years, the development service provider headquartered in Northampton, UK has established itself a…

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Lesjöfors goes fossil-free and reduces emissions by up to 90 per cent

Date: Friday 26 March 2021

On April 1, the subsidiary Lesjöfors Fjädrar in Mid-Sweden will shift to biogas, which is a fossil-free energy source. The green transition will reduce the company’s carbon dioxide emissions by 70-90 …

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TechMan puts valuable vehicle data into the hands of technicians

Date: Thursday 25 March 2021

Garage Management System, TechMan is empowering technicians with manufacturer vehicle data thanks to a pioneering new partnership with E3 Technical. From the 1st April 2021, existing and new TechMan u…

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The automotive sector – how will it accelerate again?

Date: Thursday 25 March 2021

A year of unpredictability.The coronavirus pandemic has created a global chain reaction of events that’s had a swift and significant impact on the automotive industry. According to KPMG, 80% of the au…

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NGK-sponsored Nic Hamilton announces 2021 BTCC race plans

Date: Thursday 25 March 2021

NGK-sponsored British racing driver Nic Hamilton is confirmed to drive for Team HARD. Racing’s Cupra Leon line-up for the 2021 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) season. Hamilton remains…

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VARTA® issue advice to drivers to seek expert battery fitment via the UK independent garage trade

Date: Thursday 25 March 2021

The battery experts at VARTA® are issuing advice to vehicle drivers around the risks and complexity of attempting a DIY battery replacement in this age of increasingly complex cars. VARTA say that the…

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Melett simplifies turbo parts identification with new online parts catalogue

Date: Friday 19 March 2021

Recognising that turbocharger repairers require quick solutions and instant access to the most accurate, up-to-date product data, Melett has launched an interactive tool helping them quickly and easil…

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DENSO launches combined spark plug and oxygen sensor promotion

Date: Friday 19 March 2021

Keeping its ignition theme going throughout March, DENSO is introducing a spark plug and oxygen sensor promotion alongside it existing campaign for glow plugs. “For our second ignition promotion of th…

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HELLA aims for climate-neutral production by 2025

Date: Thursday 18 March 2021

As one of the world's leading automotive suppliers, HELLA wants to further accelerate its own efforts against climate change and send a clear signal for climate protection. So, by 2025, all 38 HELLA p…

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NGK to sponsor Lambert for 2021 Speedway season

Date: Thursday 18 March 2021

NGK has announced it is to continue its sponsorship of young Speedway star Robert Lambert for the 2021 season. The ignition and sensor specialist is a major supporter of Speedway where riders compete …

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NSK wins two Toyota supplier awards

Date: Thursday 18 March 2021

Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has bestowed two awards upon NSK Europe: a Certificate of Recognition (in the Supply category) and an Achievement Award (in the Quality category). In normal circumstances, TM…

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Yuasa hang up their BTCC racing gloves after 10 tremendous years with Team Dynamics & Honda

Date: Thursday 18 March 2021

GS Yuasa have announced that they will finish their long-term sponsorship of Team Dynamics and Honda in the British Touring Car Championship. Last year the manufacturer, which produces Yuasa branded b…

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HELLA and Ridecell enter into partnership

Date: Thursday 18 March 2021

HELLA, the internationally positioned automotive supplier has entered into a partnership with US and EU-based Fleet IoT (Internet of Things) platform company Ridecell. Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS), a…

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Comline creates aftermarket-themed Red Nose Day competition

Date: Thursday 18 March 2021

Comline is pleased to announce the launch of a social media campaign that will run from Friday 19th March to Friday 26th March, in aid of Red Nose Day. Participants who correctly identify the part ado…

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HELLA opens new development centre in Romania

Date: Tuesday 16 March 2021

The internationally positioned automotive supplier HELLA is further expanding its software and electronics activities, with a new test and development centre at its Craiova site in Romania. The compan…

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LIQUI MOLY alongside Betamotor at the MXGP Motocross World Championship

Date: Thursday 11 March 2021

When the Italian manufacturer of enduro and trial bikes participates in the MXGP Motocross World Championship for the first time with a factory team, a long-standing partner will be at their side: LIQ…

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A1 Motor Stores joins IAAF

Date: Thursday 11 March 2021

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed another new member for 2021, A1 Motor Stores, to its growing membership. Formed in 1983, A1 Motor Stores has developed in to one o…

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EAG celebrates two years trading!

Date: Thursday 11 March 2021

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) was acquired by Tony Bhogal with Adrian Lamb at the end of March 2019 and has gone from strength to strength. During the last two years, one of which was marred by a globa…

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Banner steps back in time

Date: Thursday 11 March 2021

Banner has entered 2021 in vintage mode having unveiled what is quite simply a ‘blast from the past’. In true retro style, the leading European manufacturer of batteries and battery accessories has pr…

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VARTA Batteries Partner with Diagnostics Expert Steve Scott to bring battery education to the independent garage

Date: Thursday 11 March 2021

The battery experts at VARTA have teamed up with the successful diagnostics online platform Simply Diagnostics to enhance customers’ access to battery information and support the UK workshops to grow …

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ZF Aftermarket makes its Internet portal an essential tool for workshops

Date: Thursday 11 March 2021

ZF has completely revised its aftermarket portal and added numerous new functions. The website aftermarket.zf.com is used to make contact with all market participants from automotive workshops to whol…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts launches e-learning suite as part of digitalisation drive

Date: Thursday 11 March 2021

The UK’s leading supplier of car and van parts has enhanced its training offering for garages, with the addition of a new e-learning suite. The e-learning courses from LKQ Euro Car Parts’ AutoEducatio…

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Leading European manufacturer of alternators and starters

Date: Wednesday 10 March 2021

AS-PL Sp. z o.o. is a European company which operates in the field of supplying parts and electrical components for vehicles. The company was established in 1992 in Gdańsk and cooperates with aftermar…

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TechMan support team eases switchover angst for multi-site garage owner

Date: Wednesday 10 March 2021

The owner of a midlands-based fleet servicing specialist whose business development was being held back by an unsuitable Garage Management System has spoken out about why he waited two years before sw…

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Mintex-sponsored Steve Brown returns to British Rallycross Championship tour in 2021

Date: Wednesday 10 March 2021

After a successful debut season in the British Rallycross Championship in 2019, Mintex-sponsored Steve Brown will once again swap the rally stages for circuits as he makes a return to the popular BMW …

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AAG acquires Uckfield motor factor

Date: Wednesday 10 March 2021

Alliance Automotive Group UK has announced that it has recently completed the acquisition of EBC Motor Factors Ltd; an existing member of the UAN buying group. The business is a two branch LV business…

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