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Lucas Oil Confirmed as British Drift Championship Partner

Date: Friday 06 March 2020

The British Drift Championship (BDC) has confirmed Lucas Oil as the exclusive oil and additives brand for the new 2020 season. “BDC’s professionalism has helped drift racing to become one of the UK’s …

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TMD Friction CV wins IFA supplier of the year award

Date: Monday 02 March 2020

TMD Friction CV has won CV supplier of the year 2019 at the Independent Motor Trade Factors Associated (IMTFA) annual gala dinner dance and awards ceremony at the K Club in Country Kildare, Ireland. T…

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Walker Products joins IAAF

Date: Friday 07 February 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has kickstarted 2020 by welcoming manufacturer, supplier and distributor of engine management components, Walker Products, to its growing membe…

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AS-PL plans for exhibitions in 2020

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

AS-PL will participate in the most important industry exhibitions in 2020. TTM Automotive Technology Fair &ndash, Poznan, Poland Automotive Technology Fair (TTM) will take place on 26-29 March, an…

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Melett grows partnership with Universal Turbos

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

Melett, the leading UK supplier of precision engineered turbochargers and parts, has expanded its partnership with specialist turbo repairer Universal Turbos.  , Universal Turbos, based in Hampshi…

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The Parts Alliance partners with Petronas to supply the Petronas Syntium with °COOLTECH™ range to the independent aftermarket

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

The Parts Alliance has announced its long-term partnership with Petronas Lubricants International as its supplier of premium oil. , &ldquo,Petronas has immense potential for our branches and we …

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Autoparts UK launches new Padtech Fitting Centre Programme

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Autoparts UK has launched a new Padtech brake pad Fitting Centre Programme for independent garages. , The Padtech brake pad brand, exclusively available to independent garages from Autoparts UK,…

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NGK announces exciting motorcycle racing sponsorship

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Motorcycle racing supporter NGK is to sponsor the 2020 Massingberd-Mundy Kawasaki team. Over the past five seasons, Team Green has become a name synonymous with racing success in the UK, and a host …

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SMP Europe rebrands for next phase of growth

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Standard Motor Products Europe has rebranded to SMP Europe to reflect the company&rsquo,s continued growth and development in the automotive industry. , The move to the new branding is designed …

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Autoparts UK launches new Padtech Fitting Centre Programme (1)

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

Autoparts UK has launched a new Padtech brake pad Fitting Centre Programme for independent garages. , The Padtech brake pad brand, exclusively available to independent garages from Autoparts UK,…

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Award-winning GS Yuasa Academy proves a hit with PMM (1)

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

The GS Yuasa Academy has received a &lsquo,Top Product&rsquo, award from the trade magazine Professional Motor Mechanic (PMM). The annual awards recognise the products and services that have made wa…

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NGK-sponsored M-Sport in the points in Monte-Carlo

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

M-Sport Ford World Rally Team&rsquo,s Esapekka Lappi and Janne Ferm claimed fourth place at this weekend&rsquo,s Rallye Monte-Carlo &ndash, securing their best Monte result on their FIA World Rally Ch…

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The UK leads the way!

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

In July last year, well in advance of the company&rsquo,s other data suppliers, UK-based Comline Group blazed the trail with the latest TecDoc version 3.0 system upgrade, by implementing it into its T…

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AS-PL once again in the ranking of „Gazele Biznesu”

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

The results of the prestigious &ldquo,Gazele Biznesu&rdquo, ranking have been published. The AS-PL has once again been awarded the title of the best developing company. It is prepared by the economic …

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BorgWarner to buy Delphi Technologies in $3.3B deal

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

BorgWarner has agreed to buy Delphi Technologies in a $3.3 billion deal in an effort to expand in a growing market for hybrid and electric vehicles. Delphi shareholders will receive 0.4534 shares of…

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Challenging market environment adversely impacts sales and earnings in first half of fiscal year

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

Amid a slowing economy and a challenging industry environment, global automotive supplier HELLA, reported a decline in sales and earnings in the first half of fiscal year 2019/2020 (1 June to 30 Novem…

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LIQUI MOLY continues to grow in spite of problems

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

Despite considerable difficulties, the German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY remains on course for growth. The year 2019 was closed with a record turnover of 569 million euros, an increase of …

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LKQ Corporation Agrees to Sell Two Czech Distributors

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

LKQ Corporation has announced the execution of a definitive agreement to sell its equity interests in two Czech wholesale automotive parts distributors to Swiss Automotive Group AG. Terms of the trans…

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MAHLE Powertrain helps launch new 20KW Aeristech compressor at opening of new headquarters

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

MAHLE Powertrain has helped to launch an innovative new 20kW electric motor at the opening of a new Warwick, UK headquarters for Aeristech, the developer of the world&rsquo,s most power dense and effi…

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Yuasa announce the winners of their Win a Bike competition

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

Yuasa, the world&rsquo,s leading battery manufacturer and OE supplier to top motorcycle brands, has now announced the lucky winners of their exciting motorcycle scratchcard competition, which included…

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Yuasa power reigning double British Rally Champion Matt Edwards with launch of title sponsorship and new car

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

Yuasa, the world&rsquo,s leading battery manufacturer, have become title sponsor of Welshman Matt Edwards and co-driver Darren Garrod, with the unveiling of a stunning new car and livery at Autosport …

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Autotech with AS-PL

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

On 13-15 December, one of the most important automotive event in North Africa took place. AS-PL representatives were present at the event. This year's exhibition at International Exhibition Center i…

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Award-winning GS Yuasa Academy proves a hit with PMM

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

The GS Yuasa Academy has received a &lsquo,Top Product&rsquo, award from the trade magazine Professional Motor Mechanic (PMM). The annual awards recognise the products and services that have made wa…

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Hella Gutmann Solutions’ success with WhoCanFixMyCar.com partnership

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

Diagnostics expert, Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) and online car repair marketplace, WhoCanFixMyCar.com, joined forces in August to provide motorists with the best diagnostic solution for their vehicl…

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Latest garage technical evening gears up for winter

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

Midwest Motor Factors and Monmore Auto Parts have hosted their latest technical evening for independent garages at GTG Wolverhampton. More than 50 garage owners, technicians and apprentices attended…

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LIQUI MOLY becomes main sponsor of Moto2 team

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

LIQUI MOLY has strengthened its commitment to IntactGP and become main sponsor of the Moto2 racing team from the Allgä,u region. Next year, the team will compete in the Motorcycle World Championsh…

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SMP Europe rebrands for next phase of growth (1)

Date: Thursday 23 January 2020

Standard Motor Products Europe has rebranded to SMP Europe to reflect the company&rsquo,s continued growth and development in the automotive industry. , The move to the new branding is designed …

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AutoCare network reaches 800 garages

Date: Tuesday 21 January 2020

Autocheck Car Care Centre in Dursley has become the 800th garage to join the AutoCare network. Autocheck is a loyal customer to its GROUPAUTO parts distributor, MGM Motor Components Ltd in Stroud. …

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EAG and A1 Motor Stores announce supply deal

Date: Tuesday 21 January 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has agreed terms with A1 Motor Stores for the distribution of its own-branded wheel bearing kits, Suplex coil springs and Champion wiper blades.  , Manufactured and te…

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NGK attract the crowds at the Autosport International show

Date: Monday 20 January 2020

Visitors to NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd&rsquo,s stand at the Autosport International show have helped raise vital funds for a leading charity. The motorsport enthusiasts purchased a range of NGK mercha…

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MAHLE Powertrain helps launch new 20KW Aeristech compressor at opening of new HQ

Date: Friday 17 January 2020

MAHLE Powertrain has helped to launch an innovative new 20kW electric motor at the opening of a new Warwick, UK headquarters for Aeristech, the developer of the world&rsquo,s most power dense and effi…

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Thermal management: MAHLE Aftermarket ready for sales launch in January

Date: Friday 17 January 2020

Following the acquisition of the entire shareholding in Behr Hella Service (BHS) by MAHLE Aftermarket, all existing BHS activities will be transferred to MAHLE on January 1, 2020. The new logistics ce…

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Title hat-trick for LIQUI MOLY

Date: Friday 17 January 2020

LIQUI MOLY enjoys first place in the favor of readers of &ldquo,Sport Auto&rdquo,. They voted LIQUI MOLY the best oil brand for the third year in a row. In the German magazine &ldquo,Sport Auto&rdquo,…

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Valeo unveils autonomous, electric delivery droid

Date: Friday 17 January 2020

Valeo has recently unveiled its autonomous, electric delivery droid prototype at CES 2020 in Las Vegas. The Valeo eDeliver4U was developed in partnership with Meituan Dianping, China&rsquo,s leading…

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ZF drives World's fastest tractor

Date: Friday 17 January 2020

ZF Group has played an integral part in JCB&rsquo,s Fastrac storming into the record books after being crowned the world&rsquo,s fastest tractor with a speed of 135.191mph. The Fastrac - designed an…

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British Speedway champion teams up with NGK

Date: Thursday 16 January 2020

British Speedway champion Charles Wright &ndash, who is sponsored by ignition specialist NGK &ndash, has a new team and new goals for 2020. The 31-year-old will ride for his local team Belle Vue Ace…

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NGK-sponsored M-Sport drivers look forward to new WRC season

Date: Thursday 16 January 2020

Young rally stars Esapekka Lappi and Gus Greensmith are targeting a successful season in M-Sport Ford World Rally Team&rsquo,s NGK-equipped Ford Fiesta WRCs. They have joined forces with Teemu Sunin…

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LKQ Corporation Agrees to Sell Two Czech Distributors (1)

Date: Tuesday 14 January 2020

LKQ Corporation has announced the execution of a definitive agreement to sell its equity interests in two Czech wholesale automotive parts distributors to Swiss Automotive Group AG. Terms of the trans…

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Traxx Tyres Hosts Independent Tyre Dealer Conference

Date: Tuesday 14 January 2020

Leading UK tyre wholesaler Traxx Tyres hosted its first Independent Tyre Dealer Conference at the Cardiff City stadium, (close to the company&rsquo,s new depot in Bridgend), at the end of November. …

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A virtual journey around AS-PL

Date: Monday 13 January 2020

AS-PL are inviting people to take part in a virtual walk around three of their branches located in Gdansk and Lubichowo. , Thanks to modern technical capabilities, it is now possible to see thei…

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Yuasa power reigning double British Rally Champion Matt Edwards with launch of title sponsorship and new car (1)

Date: Friday 10 January 2020

Yuasa, the world&rsquo,s leading battery manufacturer, have become title sponsor of Welshman Matt Edwards and co-driver Darren Garrod, with the unveiling of a stunning new car and livery at Autosport …

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The NGK-sponsored M-Sport Ford World Rally Team is putting youth at the head of its 2020 FIA World Rally Championship campaign

Date: Monday 06 January 2020

Esapekka Lappi will join forces with Teemu Suninen and Gus Greensmith this season taking to the wheel of the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRCs which are fitted with NGK spark plugs and NTK Lambda sens…

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NCD UK signs up to IAAF membership

Date: Wednesday 23 October 2019

Nationwide Clutch Distributors (NCD) UK Ltd has become the latest automotive aftermarket company to join Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF). The clutch and automotive parts distribut…

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Fil Filter Europe joins IAAF

Date: Tuesday 01 October 2019

Fil Filter Europe is the latest automotive component supplier to join the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF). The company is the sales and distribution arm of Fil Filter AS, which ha…

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ContiTech springs into action at IAAF

Date: Wednesday 11 September 2019

Air Spring specialist ContiTech Air Spring Systems is the latest manufacturer to become a member of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF). Back in 1955, Continental was the first co…

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Sponsor Link: The Parts Alliance

Date: Tuesday 01 January 2019

As the leading business group in the aftermarket, The Parts Alliance is committed to up-skilling and driving productivity in the industry through its products and services The group, which consists of…

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Sponsor Link: Comline Auto Parts Ltd.

Date: Tuesday 01 January 2019

First established in 1991, Comline is an independent British brand that is currently one of the fastest growing in the European automotive industry. A proven recipe for delivering consistent, reliable…

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Sponsor Link: ZF Aftermarket

Date: Tuesday 01 January 2019

ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. With its comprehensive technology po…

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New - NGK Training Sessions

Date: Monday 30 April 2018

Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd will be providing garage visitors with technical product training on its range of components when it exhibits at the forthcoming MechanEx show in Mancheste…

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Solihull becoming hub for growing West Midlands businesses as sales-i moves into new office

Date: Monday 30 April 2018

Solihull&rsquo,s thriving business community has received a new boost as sales-i, the leading provider of cloud-based sales performance and analytics software, moves its UK office to a larger facility…

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