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The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

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CV parts supplier Robert Carter joins IAAF

Date: Friday 27 April 2018

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced its latest member to join its ever-expanding network, commercial vehicle parts supplier Robert Carter (MF) Ltd. , , The Bir…

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Cumbrian motor factor reaches 50 year milestone

Date: Friday 20 April 2018

K&,S McKenzie first opened its doors in 1968 in the Cumbrian city of Carlisle. At the time there was a shortage of parts suppliers to the commercial vehicle market in the area and it was this oppor…

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Autoelectro to star at Automechanika Birmingham 2018

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

Autoelectro is delighted to announce that it will be exhibiting at Automechanika Birmingham 2018.  , The Bradford-based company will be brightening up the halls of the National Exhibition Centre w…

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Looking ahead at Automechanika

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT), formerly Manbat, is teaming up with long-term partner VARTA®, during Automechanika Birmingham this June, to demonstrate all things EFB/AGM and encourage technicia…

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MOOG® Returns as official steering and suspension of thriving NASCAR Whelen Euro Series™

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

Federal-Mogul Motorparts&rsquo, globally respected MOOG®, brand is set to begin its second year as official steering and suspension components provider of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series&trade,, one …

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NGK employees’ upcoming charity fund-raising efforts

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

Two NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd employees are gearing themselves up to raise money for two separate charities. Stuart Bayne (far right in picture)and John Money (near left in picture) will be undertaki…

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UK engineering key to aftermarket success, says MD Houlden

Date: Monday 16 April 2018

National Auto Parts has responded to the government&rsquo,s call to make 2018 the &ldquo,Year of Engineering&rdquo, by claiming that high quality skilled engineers are essential to securing a prospero…

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NGK Northern Ireland customers witness Rugby’s Grand Slam

Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Four lucky NGK customers from Northern Ireland have enjoyed a memorable weekend in London that they will never forget. The customers on the trip, hosted by Stewart Neill, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd &n…

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Tenneco to create two independent public companies with acquisition of Federal-Mogul

Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Tenneco, one of the world&rsquo,s leading designers, manufacturers and distributors of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and technology solutions for diversified markets, has announced that it h…

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Annual AutoCare Giveaway is coming soon with huge prizes

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

The AUTOCARE CAR GIVEAWAY is back, bigger and better. WIN A CAR GIVEAWAY will be running from 1st May - 8th July 2018, hosted by Auto Care Garages, the network of vetted and reputable garages across t…

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NGK-backed Rouse gets season off to a solid start at Donnington Park

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

NGK-backed motorcycle racer Chrissy Rouse kicked off his 2018 season with three solid points finishes as the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship got underway at Donington Park. The Geordie…

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NGK-sponsored rider enjoys success Down Under

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

NGK-sponsored &lsquo,Queen of the Bikers&rsquo, Maria Costello MBE has enjoyed a successful trip Down Under racing at the renowned International Festival of Speed. She got her motorcycle racing seas…

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REPXPERT trainees receive IMI certificates after completing LuK 2CT Double Clutch course

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

A group of REPXPERT members has gained IMI accreditation after taking part in a LuK 2CT Double Clutch course and assessment day at the REPXPERT Academy in Hereford. Led by renowned REPXPERT, Alistair …

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Ring reinforces export commitment with £200k investment in Europe

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

Ring, one of the UK&rsquo,s leading lighting and automotive accessory suppliers, has invested more than £,200,000 to support the launch of its European Headquarters in France as it continues to b…

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Steve Carter joins the Alliance Automotive Group UK

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

Steve Carter joins the Alliance Automotive Group UK from 7th April 2018, as their technical training provider on an exclusive basis. He will work predominantly with the garage networks, supporting the…

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TecAlliance – improving suppliers’ data security

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

As a result of a long-term agreement signed between TecAlliance and MAM Software, TecDoc&rsquo,s official data suppliers can simplify the data conversion process into MAM format, confident in the know…

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The Parts Alliance sells out new Spring Trade Show

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

The Parts Alliance is aiming to get closer to customers than ever in 2018 through a series of regional events. With under a month to go before the Spring Trade Show on Thursday 19th April preparatio…

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Autoinform LIVE returns to Scotland

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

This April, Autoinform LIVE will be returning north of the border, this time to Glasgow&rsquo,s GTG Academy, bringing the UK&rsquo,s biggest and best automotive training event back to garage owners an…

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NGK Spark Plugs (UK) and the potential motorsport star of the future!

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

Four-year-old Karl Hancock has followed in the tracks of his NGK-sponsored four-time World Speedway Champion Dad Greg by taking part in his first-ever meeting. The youngster competed on his 50cc bik…

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Ring preview the next generation of power management at the CV Show 2018

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

With their vast knowledge of vehicle electronics and 40 year history of producing top quality vehicle lighting Ring has developed a diverse product range for the vehicle conversion market covering eve…

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See how we do it in AS-PL!

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

AS-PL sp. z o.o. (www.as-pl.com) the Poland based Rotating Electrics company, currently on a major growth curve across many regions of the world including the UK &, Ireland, has launched its new co…

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Three new Schaeffler REPXPERT training dates announced

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

Technicians can sign-up to three new Schaeffler REPXPERT training courses after the market leading supplier and OE manufacturer confirmed new dates.  , Held at Schaeffler&rsquo,s Birmingham traini…

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Car Mechanics Magazine Names Ring Under Bonnet Lamp 2018 Best Buy

Date: Monday 26 March 2018

Ring&rsquo,s innovative RUBL1000 Under Bonnet Lamp has won the Best Buy Award in Car Mechanics Magazine&rsquo,s Under Bonnet Lamp test. All the lamps on test were put through their paces in a work…

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Federal-Mogul Motorparts launches 2018 Garage Gear promotional campaign

Date: Monday 26 March 2018

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC, today announced the launch of its 2018 promotional campaign, Garage Gear. Throughout 2018 it will run quarterly promotions in which distribut…

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Servicesure garage named ‘Best Newcomer’ after instant success with Car Leasing Bargains

Date: Monday 26 March 2018

Braidwood Auto Services, a South Lanarkshire-based Servicesure Autocentre, has been awarded Car Leasing Bargain&rsquo,s &lsquo,Best Newcomer Award&rsquo,, just five months after joining the network. …

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Win with Allied Nippon!

Date: Monday 26 March 2018

Premier League match tickets, Sony PS4 consoles and exclusive Allied Nippon footballs are the headline prizes up for grabs, as Allied Nippon gears up for this summer&rsquo,s festival of football with …

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Workshop technicians praise latest Schaeffler REPXPERT INA and FAG training event in Hereford

Date: Monday 26 March 2018

The latest Schaeffler REPXPERT training event has been labelled a &lsquo,great success&rsquo, by technicians who participated in the recent INA and FAG course at a packed-out REPXPERT Academy.  , …

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A tribute to Alec Morgan

Date: Monday 19 March 2018

Colleagues, friends and associates are paying tribute to the life and career of one of the UK aftermarket&rsquo,s most colourful characters, Alec Morgan, following his recent untimely death.


In a…

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Hella Gutmann Solutions Introduces ADAS Certification

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

Underlining its prominent position in the field of advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) calibration, Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) now offers an Institute of the Motor Industry Quality Assured Progra…

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HELLA recognised by leading innovation platform, Plug and Play

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

Innovation platform Plug and Play, the world's largest startup accelerator, has presented HELLA with its &ldquo,Corporate Innovation Award 2017&rdquo, in the Mobility category, thereby recognising the…

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Hella sets zero waste target

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

A Hella employee sparked a recycling policy change after taking matters into his own hands to further improve the company&rsquo,s green credentials. Every month in the UK, more than a million tonnes…

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Maria Costello heads to Australia

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

&lsquo,Queen of the Bikers&rsquo, Maria Costello MBE is to compete Down Under in the renowned International Festival of Speed. Maria &ndash, who is sponsored by ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (…

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M-Sport victory for NGK

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

NGK-backed M-Sport Ford World Rally Team&rsquo,s Sé,bastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia have secured the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC&rsquo,s second victory of the year at the Rally Mexico. …

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Shaftec is going up in the world

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

Shaftec, a leading aftermarket supplier of remanufactured and new transmission, braking and steering parts for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, has added a mezzanine floor at its Midlands…

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TecAlliance opens office in Malaysia

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

On 27 February 2018 TecAlliance officially opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur. 40 guests accepted the invitation to the one-day event to visit the premises and meet the employees of TecAlliance Malay…

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The Parts Alliance announce 25 ‘City Brakes’ holidays to be won by April

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

The Parts Alliance will be sending 25 garages on luxury mini-breaks to a host of top European cities in its biggest ever promotion. Campaign scratch cards will be included with all sets of Delphi an…

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Triple tonne for Autofirst

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

The Autofirst Network has signed up its 300th member with Sussex-based Uckfield Motor Services joining the programme. The garage has signed up just six months after Autofirst reached 200 members and i…

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Mobiletron join ever-growing IAAF

Date: Tuesday 13 March 2018

Mobiletron, manufacturer of engine management sensors and rotating electronics, has joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation&rsquo,s (IAAF) rapidly-expanding network of leading afterma…

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TVS EAG joins IAAF

Date: Tuesday 13 March 2018

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed automotive group TVS EAG (Excel) to its membership. Now part of the TVS Motor Group Ltd, TVS EAG supplies quality steering and s…

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Latest ‘Nick Says’ column centres on Autoelectro’s revised surcharge price plan

Date: Tuesday 06 March 2018

UK Sales Manager, Nick Hood, speaks candidly on why Autoelectro has chosen to revise its surcharge structure &ndash, with more than 2,000 references having their surcharges cut and many of those becom…

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Midwest raises further funds for Bilston Town FC

Date: Tuesday 06 March 2018

West Midlands based automotive parts distributor, Midwest Motor Factors, has raised £,1214 for Bilston Town Football Club, as part of its ongoing commitment to proactively support the local commu…

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Euro Car Parts opens second training facility

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

Euro Car Parts has opened its second purpose-built training centre in Sunderland. The facility will deliver the full range of Euro Academy courses with a market-first IMI-accredited ADAS course also a…

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Motor factor to future proof business with cloud software

Date: Monday 26 February 2018

Frenches Autos, a motor factor and IAAF member, will be making the move over to Autopart Online, MAM Software's cloud-hosted business management solution, to future proof its business and improve data…

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Launch UK awarded Best Business 2017 by Launch Europe

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Launch UK has been awarded the &ldquo,Best Launch Business 2017&rdquo, accolade by the brand&rsquo,s European division. As the only genuine distributor of Launch products in the UK, the award for th…

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Midwest to present informative Gates seminar

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

West Midlands based automotive parts distributor, Midwest Motor Factors, is hosting a free Gates technical seminar at GTG West Midlands, to equip customers with the latest Gates updates and insights. …

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NGK Spark Plugs celebrates winning a prestigious industry award

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The leading supplier of original equipment (OE) spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK Lambda and other engine management sensors has been voted 2018 Supplier of the Year by readers of a top UK automotive af…

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NGK-sponsored ‘Queen of the Bikers’ Maria Costello MBE set for new racing challenge this season… on four-wheels

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

After sampling four-wheeled racing at last year&rsquo,s Silverstone Classic, Maria has signed up to compete in the Historic Racing Drivers&rsquo, Club, running the HDRC &lsquo,Works&rsquo, Austin A30 …

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SMPE donates to British Heart Foundation

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Nottingham-based automotive parts supplier, SMPE, has donated much-needed funds to the British Heart Foundation, by organising a &lsquo,Wear Pink or Red&rsquo, event held on Valentine&rsquo,s Day, in …

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Innovision 2018: automotive trends are changing wholesale distribution and workshop businesses

Date: Tuesday 20 February 2018

With Innovision 2018, an event specially created for the domestic and international aftermarket, lighting and electronics expert HELLA and the diagnostics specialist Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) help…

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The Parts Alliance announces two new branch openings

Date: Tuesday 20 February 2018

The Parts Alliance has opened two new branches in February. This follows two further branch additions towards the end of 2017 with Midsomer Norton and Southampton in Southern England. , Croydon …

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