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Servicesure announces final shortlist for ‘Autocentre of the Year 2018’

Date: Tuesday 13 February 2018

Servicesure Autocentres, The Parts Alliance garage programme, is soon to announce the winner of its inaugural &lsquo,Autocentre of the Year&rsquo, award, selected from its national network of garages.…

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Approved Garage A J Reynolds listed in the ‘National Top 100 Companies for Apprentices'

Date: Monday 12 February 2018

Andy Reynolds, started his business in 1991 as a one-man-band, aged 31. He tells us his initial plan was to just to make through the first year and survive. To his surprise, the business thrived from …

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Schaeffler to join OESAA members in Glasgow for Autoinform Live 2018

Date: Monday 12 February 2018

Schaeffler (UK) REPXPERTs will be preparing technicians for the vehicles of tomorrow when hosting crucial hands-on training and seminars during Autoinform Live 2018.  , This year&rsquo,s event is …

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Autoelectro reveals Mini, Audi and Citroën fitting solutions

Date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Autoelectro has released a series of new technical bulletins, continuing its pledge to deliver accurate and up-to-date diagnosis and fitting guides to guard against inaccurate warranty claims and fitt…

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Winning start for NGK-backed M-Sport Ford World Rally Team

Date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The NGK-backed M-Sport Ford World Rally Team has got off to a winning start at the iconic Rallye Monte-Carlo. The team is already leading the FIA World Rally Championships for manufacturers, drivers…

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AS-PL UK Ltd Strategy begins to pay dividends

Date: Tuesday 06 February 2018

Six months into a whole new strategic plan in the UK and AS-PL are already seeing the benefits of the many changes they have adopted. Kevin Sharp, Director of Sales for AS-PL in UK &, Ireland adds …

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East Sussex garage customer wins car with Servicesure

Date: Tuesday 06 February 2018

The Parts Alliance garage programme, Servicesure Autocentres, has announced Daniel and Stacey Grant from East Sussex as the lucky winners of a brand new Suzuki Celerio thanks to its &lsquo,Win a Car f…

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Euro Car Parts announces first-to-market ADAS training course

Date: Tuesday 06 February 2018

Euro Car Parts has announced a first-to-market ADAS training course as part of its Euro Academy offering. Working in partnership with diagnostics specialist Hella, the one-day course aims to help re…

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Schaeffler REPXPERT hails recent ‘LuK Clutch Systems’ training event a resounding success

Date: Tuesday 06 February 2018

Schaeffler REPXPERT was delighted with the positive attendance for its &lsquo,LuK Clutch Systems&rsquo, training event, held at the REPXPERT Academy in Hereford on Tuesday 30th January. ,  , T…

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Autofirst Network partners with WhoCanFixMyCar.com

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018

Autofirst Network has agreed a deal with WhoCanFixMyCar.com to support its nationwide network of independent garages. The arrangement offers every Autofirst Network member the opportunity to have its …

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Colin Smit, MD, LUMAG – A look at the year ahead

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2018

New technologies resulting from significant investment 2018 will be a big year for new innovations, following on from the &euro,5million investment in a Bruderer Shim Stamping machine that was install…

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Fabriscape Lda purchase controlling interest in TP Engineering

Date: Monday 29 January 2018

Fabriscape LDA, incorporating EuroFlo Premium Emission Systems in the UK, is delighted to announce that Fabriscape have purchased a controlling interest in the emission control manufacturer TP Enginee…

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New Year – New Look (New AS-PL website)

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

AS-PL begins 2018 presenting its new corporate website. The new look concerns both graphic layout and functionality. The website is available at the current address: www.as-pl.com Friendly and intu…

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NGK-sponsored Greg Hancock forms new Speedway Grand Prix team

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

NGK-sponsored four-time World Speedway Champion Greg Hancock and chief mechanic Rafal Haj have joined forces to launch their own Speedway Grand Prix Team for the 2018 season. , The Hancock Haj G…

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VIP trip to British F1 GP on offer to NGK's BoxClever garage loyalty scheme members

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

Ignition specialist NGK is offering members of its BoxClever independent garage loyalty scheme the chance to win a VIP trip to the British Formula One Grand Prix. The leading supplier of original eq…

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NGK at Autosport International 2018

Date: Wednesday 24 January 2018

Ignition specialist NGK played host to two FIA World Rally Championship icons when it exhibited at the Autosport International show at Birmingham&rsquo,s NEC on January 11-14. Current World Rally Ch…

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REPXPERT extends course capacity due to high demand

Date: Monday 22 January 2018

Since being made available online, the IMI-approved LuK 2CT Double Clutch training course has proved to be so popular that capacity has had to be increased to cope with demand.  , The additional p…

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SMPE secures agreement to supply iconic Lucas brand

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE), one of the UK's largest independently owned automotive parts manufacturers and suppliers, has secured the rights to supply its engine management programme under …

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Walkers Garage starts the year in style with £1,000 prize

Date: Thursday 18 January 2018

Walkers Garage, based in South Otterington near Northallerton, is celebrating after being named the national winner of the Ring Golden Bulb Grand Prize, which will see the company receive more than &p…

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Dipetane Fuel Technology

Date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Dipetane Fuel Technology is a new member of IAAF and they wish to inform IAAF members of the benefits of Dipetane and how/why it is very different to outdated additives. , In 400 motor factors in …

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Autoelectro outlines its vision for 2018

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

&lsquo,With our one stop shop offer, we want to consolidate ourselves as the market leader whilst continuing our excellent range development and technical support&rsquo,: That&rsquo,s the message eman…

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Exol tests readiness with spillage exercise

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

Exol Lubricants has successfully facilitated an exercise simulating the response to a hydrocarbon spill incident at its bulk blending site in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. , Held in 2017, the Oil …

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Technicians now able to sign-up for training courses on REPXPERT

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

REPXPERT members are now able to sign-up online to attend live hands-on training events which will be held regularly at the REPXPERT Academy in Hereford.  , This means that over 10,500 active REPX…

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AutoInform Live 2017 a resounding success for ZF Aftermarket

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

As industry leaders in equipping technicians to work safely on the vehicles of today and tomorrow, ZF Aftermarket has enjoyed a successful AutoInform Live. , Visitors to the event, which took pl…

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Comline competition winner hits the track!

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

One of the lucky winners of the Comline Champion competition, held by Comline Auto Parts (Comline) at Automechanika Birmingham 2017, recently claimed his prize of an unforgettable supercar and rally c…

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Exol Lubricants among the best in the business

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Exol, the UK&rsquo,s leading independent lubricants company, has been awarded runner up in the category of &lsquo,CV Supplier of Excellence&rsquo, at the highly respected IAAF (Independent Automotive …

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MAHLE wins highly coveted ‘Car Supplier of Excellence’ Award

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

MAHLE Aftermarket has won &lsquo,Car Supplier of Excellence&rsquo, at the highly respected IAAF Annual Award Ceremony 2017, held at its new location of the DoubleTree by Hilton, Milton Keynes on 7 Dec…

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Midwest celebrates home win with Walsall FC

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

West Midlands based automotive parts distributor, Midwest Motor Factors, celebrated with sponsored Sky Bet league one football team, Walsall FC as they triumphed in their match against Scunthorpe Unit…

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NGK preview for Autosport International

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd has a long and illustrious motorsport pedigree which it will highlight when it lines-up alongside the world&rsquo,s leading vehicle manufacturers and teams…

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NGK Winter Servicing Feature

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

By Tim Howes, Deputy General Manager &ndash, Supply Chain &, Technical Service, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd As drivers get to grips with the Arctic winter weather, a vehicle that doesn&rsquo,t start…

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ECP parent to acquire Stahlgruber

Date: Friday 15 December 2017

Euro Car Parts&rsquo, parent company LKQ Corporation has entered an agreement to acquire Stahlgruber GmbH in a deal valued at roughly &euro,1.5bn. Stahlgruber is one of Germany&rsquo,s largest facto…

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Melett Ltd acquired by Wabtec Corporation

Date: Friday 15 December 2017

Wabtec Corporation has acquired 100% of shares in Melett Limited, a leader in the design, manufacture and supply of high-quality turbochargers and replacement parts to the turbocharger aftermarket. …

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TecAlliance takes to the Cloud

Date: Friday 15 December 2017

TecAlliance, the data specialist and multiple business solution provider for the independent aftermarket, is in the process of transferring some of its data hosting from its existing servers to the Cl…

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Melett joins the IAAF with quality on agenda

Date: Monday 20 November 2017

Melett, one of the leading manufacturers of turbochargers and turbo components, has joined the IAAF, with the aim of spreading its message that quality aftermarket products are a viable alternative to…

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Independent garages urged to upskill technicians on electric vehicles

Date: Monday 23 October 2017

As more major automotive manufacturers pledge their future to electric vehicles, independent garages are being urged to upskill technicians or risk losing business to main dealers. The rallying cry …

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Allwoods spring ahead with Kilen van!

Date: Tuesday 03 October 2017

Allwoods Automotive have expanded their fleet of vehicles with the launch of a Kilen-branded van. Kilen has been manufacturing springs for more than 160 years, and today supplies a market-leading ra…

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IAAF welcomes Johnson Controls Batteries

Date: Monday 14 August 2017

Global battery supplier, Johnson Controls Batteries, has joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF). As a leading multi-industrial supplier of private label and branded lead-aci…

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Autoparts to support IAAF Conference 2017

Date: Friday 04 August 2017

Autoparts UK is once again sponsoring the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) 2017 Annual Conference for the fourth consecutive year. , The conference is set to be held in the n…

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Technicians get a confidence boost on the OESAA stand at Automechanika Birmingham 2017

Date: Monday 17 July 2017

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) attracted a record number of garage owners and technicians onto its stand at Automechanika Birmingham 2017. OESAA&rsquo,s very own on…

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IAAF welcomes Lumag into membership

Date: Tuesday 04 July 2017

Lumag has joined Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) as the friction materials manufacturer looks to have an input on legislation affecting the company. , The company has built …

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Can Independents Benefit From VM Recalls?

Date: Wednesday 03 May 2017

With the recent revelation, published by respected motoring magazine Auto Express, that most owners ignore VM recalls on their vehicles, TecAlliance calls on the independent to help reverse this trend…

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Elcome all set to visit the Sunflower State, USA

Date: Tuesday 18 April 2017

UK based technology company Elcome, is pleased to announce their attendance at this year&rsquo,s ACPN Knowledge Exchange conference and exhibition event in Kansas City, Missouri USA from 23rd &ndash, …

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Team P R Reilly joins ECP as part of the LKQ family

Date: Monday 03 April 2017

Euro Car Parts, an LKQ company, has announced that it has acquired the business of Team P R Reilly, a leading, family-owned, car parts, accessories and ,bodyshop business based out of Dublin, Irel…

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TecAlliance Talks Technology At Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Thursday 16 March 2017

The TecAlliance brand, which encompasses the TecDoc, TecCom, Headlines and RMI technical service data platforms, will again be exhibiting at Automechanika Birmingham in order to continue to raise awar…

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TecAlliance Spearheads Access & Availability

Date: Thursday 02 March 2017

Although the TecDoc automotive and commercial vehicle (CV) replacement parts identification system might be the most prominent brand with the TecAlliance portfolio, it is just one element of an organi…

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New Member - Thomas Auto Injection Centre Ltd.

Date: Wednesday 01 February 2017

Thomas Auto Injection Centre Ltd has joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation&rsquo,s (IAAF) ever-growing network of leading aftermarket businesses. , The wholesale distributor o…

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Autotech Recruit joins IAAF

Date: Wednesday 11 January 2017

IAAF has welcomed automotive recruitment specialist Autotech Recruit to its membership. Autotech Recruit offers a bespoke, professional service in supplying technical staff to the motor industry. Fr…

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Banner Batteries Wins Top Accolade At IAAF Awards

Date: Wednesday 11 January 2017

Having received the prestigious IAAF (Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation) CV Supplier of Excellence award in 2015, Banner Batteries &ndash, a globally recognised manufacturer of batteries a…

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Euro Car Parts and Seeba founders join forces to fly the flag for e-waste

Date: Wednesday 11 January 2017

Sukhpal Ahluwalia, founder of Euro Car Parts and Badri Baldawa, founder of Seeba Group of Companies, have jointly and equally invested in EcoCentric Management Private Limited (EcoCentric), one of Ind…

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Schaeffler marks milestone….

Date: Wednesday 11 January 2017

Global technology giant Schaeffler has just celebrated the production of its 10 millionth continuously variable transmission (CVT) chain. The innovation was first used in the so-called &lsquo,Multit…

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