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LKQ Europe is Driving its Sustainability Commitment Forward

Date: Thursday 29 April 2021

LKQ Europe’s sustainability agenda aims to reduce CO2 emissions and, help its employees develop and engage with the communities in which they work. LKQ Corporation, the parent company of LKQ Europe pu…

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“Back the DVSA’s Whatever your essential journey, make it SAFE!’ campaign,” urges First Line Ltd

Date: Thursday 29 April 2021

With lockdown easing and the roads slowly returning to a ‘new normal’, First Line Ltd is urging the aftermarket to get behind the DVSA’s new campaign calling for safe travel. The aftermarket expert re…

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Yuasa announce continued partnership with Paul Bird Motorsport as they aim for a third consecutive BSB title

Date: Thursday 29 April 2021

Following a successful maiden season with the Paul Bird Motorsport-run VisionTrack Ducati team last year, Yuasa, the world’s leading battery manufacturer, are delighted to announce the continuation of…

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NGK sponsors Max Coates’ bid to win MINI CHALLENGE title

Date: Thursday 29 April 2021

NGK-sponsored Max Coates is in confident mood on the eve of the 2021 MINI CHALLENGE Championship. The 27-year-old North Yorkshireman is driving for Essex-based Graves Motorsport, a new team to the MIN…

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Garages Celebrated at Fifth Annual Who Can Fix My Car Awards

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

WhoCanFixMyCar.com are celebrating their fifth annual garage awards and have now connected over three million drivers to local garages across the UK. Although unable to congregate in person at what is…

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Yuasa reveal first photos of Matt Edwards’ BRC title challenger in stunning new livery

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

Yuasa have revealed the first pictures of the real-life livery of Matt Edwards’ British Rally Championship Volkswagen Polo R5. The announcement follows the launch of the hugely successful digital Yuas…

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LIQUI MOLY – nine car magazines, ten titles, one brand

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

LIQUI MOLY has recorded larger growth in its export business than in Germany for years. Measured by sales volume however, the domestic market is still the largest. The popularity of the company's prod…

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TechMan to play key part in First Stop network expansion

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

Garage Management System, TechMan is to be offered out to the First Stop network of fast fit centres as part of a brand-new retail value proposition and is set to play a vital part in its plans to gro…

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Banner Serves Up An Anniversary Treat To Essex Motor Factors

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

For Essex Motor Factors, when it comes to batteries - car, commercial vehicle, camping and leisure – Banner is quite simply the icing on the cake! So it will come as little surprise to hear that Banne…

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OESAA announces Fil Filter as newest member

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association is delighted to welcome Fil Filter to the organisation, joining a distinguished list of suppliers keen on championing the use of original equip…

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TechMan training and support for life, not just for new garages

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

More than 3,000 vehicle technicians, service advisors and garage owners have now benefitted from TechMan’s advanced training and support programme, developed to ensure garage businesses realise their …

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Get to know more about AS-PL!

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

How many orders per month are pursued by our employees? How has the warehouse space has changed over the years? To how many countries does AS-PL ship its products? You will find the answers to these a…

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Schaeffler is named as one of the United Nations’ 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Schaeffler Group has been selected as one of the 50 worldwide Sustainability & Climate Leaders of the United Nations (UN) on the occasion of its 75th anniversary. The common objective of this init…

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NSK, the driving force behind NWG

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

The NSK plant in Munderkingen, Germany, specialises in manufacturing the company’s full range of double row ball bearings, around 30% of which carry the NWG (Neuweg) branding. Double row ball bearings…

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Are you in control of your remote sales team? - advice from sales-i

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

IAAF member sales-i has developed advice for businesses as remote working is now embedded in most sales operations, as it is essential to ensure that teams have the right tools and approach. The pande…

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Motul announces new partnership with mythical classic event: Silverstone Classic

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Motul has announced an exciting new multi-year partnership with the biggest retro racing festival in the world. Each summer, The Classic celebrates 100 years of motor sport history with huge grids pac…

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Gates webinars

Date: Friday 16 April 2021

Gates are hosting a series of monthly webinars to cover Technical/Product Training across our ranges. They are open to both distributors and repairers. This months focus is ‘Coolant Hose’ with the ses…

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GR Motosport and LKQ Euro Car Parts drive partnership into 2021 Bennetts British Superbike Championship

Date: Friday 16 April 2021

GR Motosport has announced an extended partnership with LKQ Euro Car Parts for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike Championship, featuring as ‘Team LKQ Euro Car Parts Kawasaki’, with young gun Storm S…

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HELLA significantly improves earnings in a challenging industry environment

Date: Friday 16 April 2021

International automotive supplier HELLA has developed well in a challenging industry environment that is still suffering from the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and bottlenecks in the global…

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LIQUI MOLY with strongest month in the company’s history

Date: Friday 16 April 2021

LIQUI MOLY is still growing fast: The oil and additive specialist increased its turnover in March to 65 million euro, a rise of 19 percent compared to the same month in the previous year. “We are now …

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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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