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COVID-19: A message from Nutexa

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

We want to reassure you that Nutexa Frictions Ltd is still open for business.   As a Brake lining manufacturer, we are aware that commercial traffic will remain an important resource receiving goods a…

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COVID-19: An offer from DFA Media

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

The IAAF has received a letter from DFA Media, publisher of Aftermarket magazine, offering their assistance to manufacturers who want to produce the products so desperately needed by the NHS but are e…

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COVID-19: Autosupplies update

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

Autosupplies is open as normal but has very strict restrictions in place, which are in-line with the government&rsquo,s latest directives regarding Coronavirus and social distancing. Of paramount impo…

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COVID-19: MAHLE Aftermarket

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

MAHLE has reduced its minimum order value on a temporary basis to help support customers and has set up its customer services team with all the necessary tools and equipment to work from home. Despi…

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COVID-19: Roadlink update

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

Roadlink International continues to remanufacture and dispatch goods from its central distribution centre in the UK, and is encouraging customers to get in touch if they have any queries or need any s…

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COVID-19: WAI update

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

WAI is moving to daily bulletins to customers and encouraging two way communication. The company has also begun assisting motor factors, who are suffering from staff shortages, with a direct supply of…

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Data analytics essentials for the COVID-19 crisis - timely advice from Phocas Software

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic puts risk management and disruption strategies under the spotlight as companies experience limited supply and others are battling cashflow shortages. For businesses who move and …

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EAG ‘very much open for business’ and ‘heightens cleaning policies’ following COVID-19 outbreak advice

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has confirmed that it is &lsquo,very much open for business&rsquo,, amid the outbreak of COVID-19 and the measures introduced by the UK government. &nbsp, Moto…

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Helping the heroes of haulage

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

During these times of global crisis, road safety is more important now than ever to ensure the world can continue on its road to recovery. With commercial vehicles operating around the clock transport…

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HMRC COVID-19 Update: Job Retention Scheme

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

The government is committed to doing whatever it takes to support businesses and individuals through the Coronavirus pandemic. On 20 March as part of these efforts the Chancellor announced the Coronav…

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Letter from ECP CEO Andy Hamilton to customers regarding COVID-19

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

Dear Customer,   Following the announcement from the Prime Minister, I can confirm that our branches remain open and our deliveries will continue &ndash, to support you.   Given the critical suppo…

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MAHLE Aftermarket: COVID-19 update

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

MAHLE has reduced its minimum order value on a temporary basis to help support customers and has set up its customer services team with all the necessary tools and equipment to work from home. Despi…

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MAHLE and Triumph cooperate in the manufacture of face masks

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

MAHLE and the underwear manufacturer Triumph Holding AG (Bad Zurzach &ndash, &ldquo,Triumph&rdquo,) are joining forces to manufacture face masks.   MAHLE is providing a filter medium that …

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Statement from Ring to their customers

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

In view of the clearly deteriorating situation in relation to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have decided to do all possible to protect our staff. Consequently, we are essentially shutting , the Gel…

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Status update from GT Automotive on our products and services during the current outbreak

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

Last week, Senior Management took the decision to operate our premises at a reduced capacity for the foreseeable future. Going into this week, this decision remains in place.   We believe that we are …

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TechMan to provide ‘business as usual’ for customers during Coronavirus restrictions

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

Following the Prime Minister&rsquo,s announcement, TechMan is advising its customers that it will be continuing to provide services and support for its garage management system whilst these unprec…

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The Parts Alliance to continue deliveries

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

The Parts Alliance has confirmed that its branch network will continue to offer trade deliveries, adding that there are no significant shortages of products emerging within the supply chain.   Neil Cr…

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Whocanfixmycar.com's resonse to the announcement on MOTs

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

Until confirmed otherwise, the government have announced that cars, motorcycles and vans that are due their MOT after 30/3/20 will receive a 6 month extension. , However, all vehicles on the roa…

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Workshops must stay open during the crisis, say First Line

Date: Wednesday 01 April 2020

In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, now more than ever, workshops have a vital role to play. While MOT deadlines have been extended, workshops still need to be prepared and willing to repair the …

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“Nobody will be laid off – if need be, I’ll waive my salary”

Date: Friday 27 March 2020

The world economy is on the brink of collapse due to the corona pandemic and its development is more uncertain than ever. The German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY is aware of this and is taki…

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COVID-19 - Member News: TTC

Date: Friday 27 March 2020

Truck & Trailer Components started to make preparations for home working of its office based teams with effect from week commencing 9th March. This involved ensuring each team member was equipped …

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Combating the coronavirus pandemic: Bosch develops rapid test for COVID-19

Date: Thursday 26 March 2020

The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is posing major challenges for healthcare systems and medical institutions worldwide. An ability to rapidly diagnose the virus is of invaluable help in curbing its exponenti…

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sales-i: "Pandemics are tragedies, but business must go on"

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

Over the last few weeks, sales teams all over the world have switched from proactive, inperson selling to working over the phone. Now that the World Health Organization has officially named the corona…

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Hella: Business development in line with expectations, but adjustment of company outlook necessary due to COVID-19 pandemic

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

In the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2019/2020 (1 June 2019 to 29 February 2020), sales and earnings of the internationally positioned automotive supplier, HELLA, have developed in line…

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LIQUI MOLY defies corona: a bonus for every employee instead of short-time work

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

Special times call for special measures. The German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY is not reacting to the corona crisis with short-time work or layoffs, but is instead paying a bonus of EUR 1,…

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EAG awarded ISO accreditation

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) is proud to announce that it has been ISO-accredited following a surveillance audit by the National Quality Assurance. EAG now boasts ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO…

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DENSO reveals ‘contingency plan’ due to COVID-19 outbreak

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

DENSO can confirm that it has put a contingency plan in place to protect its workforce, customers and suppliers, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. All employees, including DENSO’s customer service te…

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OESAA postpones Autoinform Live

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) has announced that next month’s Autoinform Live, due to be held at the GTG Academy in Wolverhampton from 25-26 April, has been postpone…

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Textar pledges to nurture young talent with IMI Skills sponsorship

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

Premium commercial vehicle braking brand, Textar, is once again playing its part to nurture young talent in the motor industry by sponsoring the IMI Skill Auto 2020-21 competition. Skill Auto is a ski…

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Let your customers know you're still here during the COVID-19 restrictions

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

TechmanGMS, who recently joined the IAAF, have produced a brief guide on how to communicate to your loyal customers and local community. With the unprecedented situation presented by COVID-19, many pe…

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COVID-19: General advice for members

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

In light of the speed of changes with regard to the ongoing situation, members are urged to check regularly for the latest government information and advice and to promptly follow all recommendations …

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Working from home? Trying to recruit or manage meetings?

Date: Friday 20 March 2020

Follow these useful tips from Glen Callum Associates on keeping your business moving. Businesses’ are considering alternative forms of interviews/meetings to allow for a work from home situation. Dra…

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The Parts Alliance sending Queensway Auto Repairs to Le Mans

Date: Tuesday 17 March 2020

The Parts Alliance has found the first main winner of its ongoing ‘Original Experience’ promotion, with Omer Hassan, Director of Queensway Auto Repairs Ltd finding the winning scratch card on Monday 1…

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Whocanfixmycar.com issue advice to network members on COVID-19

Date: Monday 16 March 2020

IAAF service member company, Whocanfixmycar.com, have issued the following advice to their network members and suggested that there might be information of interest to IAAF members regarding how to de…

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Yuasa celebrate ten years in the BTCC with the launch of 2020 challenger and a blast from the past

Date: Monday 16 March 2020

Yuasa are celebrating their ten-year anniversary in the British Touring Car Championship with the launch of their 2020 challenger. The battery brand, manufactured by GS Yuasa, unveiled the Honda Civic…

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Mexican test beckons for NGK-sponsored M-Sport Ford WRC team

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

The NGK-sponsored M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s Esapekka Lappi, Teemu Suninen and Gus Greensmith will be targeting new heights when the FIA World Rally Championship turns to gravel at this week’s Ra…

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MOOG® Returns as Official Steering and Suspension Sponsor of NASCAR Whelen Euro Series™

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

The globally respected MOOG® brand is set to begin its third year as official steering and suspension components provider of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series™ (NWES), one of Europe’s fastest growing and …

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HGS presenting ADAS seminar at AutoInform

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) will be presenting a seminar on advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) at OESAA’s AutoInform in Wolverhampton on the 25th and 26th April. Head of HGS, Neil Hilton and busi…

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LIQUI MOLY Company Magazine, March issue

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

LIQUI MOLY have just published the new issue of their company magazine “Pictures & Stories”. The readers of the leading German car magazine “Autozeitung” voted LIQUI MOLY best lubricant brand for …

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Dayco invests in youth

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Dayco, a leading original equipment (OE) component manufacturer and aftermarket supplier, is an advocate of technical training, which it undertakes for technicians via workouts arranged through its mo…

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LIQUI MOLY remains in Formula 1

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

LIQUI MOLY is extending its involvement in Formula 1 and concluding a contract with the racing series until the end of 2022. At half of all races, advertising boards of the German oil and additive man…

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Klarius, KMT and Emissco Cycle to Wembley - Sport Relief Team Challenge to raise > £1,000

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

The Klarius Works Council led by John Bennett and Community Champion Natalie Parry have agreed to support Sport Relief via a “Cycle to Wembley” challenge – 147 miles – on Thursday, 12th March. The aim…

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Dayco and Politecnico di Torino strengthen hybrid electric vehicle research partnership

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has strengthened its relationship with the Politecnico di Torino to develop hybri…

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Ring Automotive shines bright with double industry win

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020

Ring Automotive, an OSRAM business, has got 2020 off to a winning start, after Auto Express and Car Mechanic Magazine shone a light on the Ring MAGflex Pivot RIL3900HP, placing it in first place for t…

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Marathon & Fueltone Pro in partnership

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020

Marathon Warehouse Distribution are delighted to announce that they have partnered with Fueltone Pro to distribute their range of fuel additives. Fueltone Pro are a UK based manufacturer of premium fu…

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EAG signs up to PACT electronic trading

Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has become the latest automotive aftermarket supplier to sign up to PACT electronic trading. PACT, the joint initiative between TecCom and eparts, facilitates effective el…

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Bosch: The future for diesel

Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020

How do you solve one of the most pressing problems facing towns and cities? How do you satisfy the population’s desire for cleaner air? And how do you achieve that without restricting the mobility of …

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NGK-sponsored Ivanov helps Russia to Ice Speedway title

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

NGK-sponsored Ice Speedway World champion Daniil Ivanov has helped Russia win the 2020 FIM Ice Speedway of Nations. Having led the field after the first day’s racing in Berlin, Germany, the Russian te…

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LIQUI MOLY remains loyal to the MercedesCup

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

Quality and continuity characterize LIQUI MOLY. This applies to the lubricant brand’s products and services as well as to its sponsorship – including the MercedesCup. The German company will support t…

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Newly wrapped vans for Hella Gutmann Solutions

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

Diagnostic experts, Hella Gutmannn Solutions (HGS), has wrapped its vans with the company’s iconic branding, linking it with its well-known ADAS specialist knowledge. The vans were wrapped at the end …

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