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WAI Steri-7 retail arrives to immense demand

Date: Friday 25 September 2020

As more restrictions come into force to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, WAI has officially launched a new personal care product to help keep the virus at bay. With workplaces and educatio…

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E-Motive launches ecommotors multichannel ecommerce solution in the UK

Date: Thursday 24 September 2020

IAAF member E-Motive has today launched ecommotors, an integrated provider of services and retail platform for aftermarket ecommerce. This turnkey offering to UK brands and resellers of parts, tools a…

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Schaeffler steps up its involvement in Rear Wheel Steering

Date: Thursday 24 September 2020

Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler is embarking on a development partnership with Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH to expand its intelligent Rear Wheel Steering (iRWS) portfolio…

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NASA technology utilised to sanitise air

Date: Thursday 24 September 2020

Carlisle based family business, K&S McKenzie, have been looking for ways to utilise their expertise and supply chain to help keep local businesses safe and operational during the Coronavirus pande…

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Delphi Technologies Aftermarket expands GDI full service solution for Hyundai and Kia in Europe

Date: Monday 21 September 2020

Delphi Technologies Aftermarket is expanding its gasoline direct injection (GDi) full service solution for Hyundai and Kia vehicles. The comprehensive program consists of pumps and injectors fitted as…

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Schaeffler adds Fiesta Wheel Bearing installation to its growing library of training videos

Date: Monday 21 September 2020

Schaeffler’s REPXPERT workshop support programme continues to improve, with a new video for front and rear wheel bearing replacement on a 2012 Ford Fiesta – https://e-mi.schaeffler-cdn.com/video?video…

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Do you want your brand to get noticed?

Date: Friday 18 September 2020

Ad Bell Group’s, AdB team can help. The team has considerable expertise in retail, office and commercial signage, making sure they advise of all the options available whilst listening to your ideas an…

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Delphi Technologies Aftermarket announces 8 additonal first-to-market brake pads in European Braking Program

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Delphi Technologies announces an additional eight additional first-to-market brake pads in its aftermarket braking program, further positioning the company as a first-mover supplier in Europe. Buildin…

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‘Recovery tank’ training added to Our Virtual Academy refrigerant handling course

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Digital training provider, Our Virtual Academy has added a new chapter to its refrigerant handling course. An Our Virtual Academy spokesperson said: “In this chapter we explore what recovery tanks are…

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Exol moves fast to meet latest engine oil performance standard

Date: Thursday 10 September 2020

With API SP becoming licensable from 1st May 2020, Exol Lubricants has wasted no time in ensuring its new generation, fully synthetic, passenger car engine oil, Optima DX1 5W-30 (M497), meets this lat…

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WAI makes Steri-7 technology widely available

Date: Thursday 10 September 2020

WAI is embarking on its most ambitious project to date as adults and children return back to work and school as lockdown measures ease following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Building on t…

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Time to switch to a different ‘C’ word as Involution prepares for its Christmas show-case

Date: Monday 07 September 2020

Involution is excited to announce the launch of their bespoke advent calendars, embracing the switch to the ‘C’ word that is on everyone’s minds - Christmas. The launch of the advent calendars marks t…

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Monroe® Intelligent Suspension Technology Featured on New Volkswagen ID.3 Electric Vehicle

Date: Monday 07 September 2020

Owners of Volkswagen’s new ID.3 electric vehicle can benefit from a variety of innovative technologies, including an advanced semi-active suspension from DRiV that senses and adapts to changing road c…

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NEW starter in AS-PL offer

Date: Friday 04 September 2020

Another new starter has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The starter has an index number S6403S and is the product of the AS brand. The starter belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and starts rate…

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Smart A/C system by MAHLE: reduction of fine dust in the cabin

Date: Friday 04 September 2020

MAHLE has developed a smart air conditioning system to support the fight against fine particulates in the vehicle cabin. Its main innovative feature is the integration of fine-particulate sensors dire…

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Workshop guide launched for Thermal Management in Electric & Hybrid Vehicles

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has launched a new guide for technicians on Thermal Management in Electric and Hybrid Vehicles. The document looks at the importance of hybrid and electric technologies in the wor…

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HELLA highlights its air quality sensor range

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

Many modern vehicles now have air quality sensors installed for the benefit of the driver. Mounted directly in the intake duct, the function of the sensor is to detect pollutants, such as carbon monox…

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DENSO extends its webinar programme

Date: Friday 28 August 2020

The continuing popularity of DENSO Aftermarket’s webinar programme has once again been proved, as the original equipment (OE) component and system supplier has added yet more modules and dates to its …

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August new to range additions

Date: Friday 28 August 2020

Dayco’s commitment to the independent sector means it is constantly bringing relevant additions into its range to ensure that workshops have the parts they need, when they need them. As a result, it h…

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Key parts expands its braking range

Date: Wednesday 26 August 2020

In 2012, First Line Ltd introduced its pure and simple range of components under the respected Key Parts brand. It was, and remains a competitively priced alternative to the First Line and Borg & …

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NEW alternator in AS-PL offer A6621S

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A6621S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts announces campaign to help garages sell more added value services

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

The UK’s leading distributor of car and LCV parts has developed a new Garage Services offering to help independent garages increase revenue and boost customer retention and satisfaction. Garage Servic…

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Fast, inexpensive, flexible - MAHLE introduces new modular filter concept for the fuel cell

Date: Wednesday 19 August 2020

MAHLE has developed two standardized air filter solutions for fuel cells. Thanks to this new modular approach, MAHLE is able to significantly reduce development times and costs,with developers now hav…

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How to check if your OE brake pad is manufactured by Ferodo®

Date: Wednesday 19 August 2020

Ferodo® have launched a YouTube video where a Garage Gurus technician explains how to check if a vehicle’s original equipment (OE) brake pads were made by Ferodo®. The information on the back of the b…

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New online catalogue for NSK automotive aftermarket parts

Date: Tuesday 18 August 2020

NSK has launched an online product catalogue that spans the portfolio of its wheel bearing kits for the automotive aftermarket (AAM). Placing the entire range of NSK ProKIT solutions at the fingertips…

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Truck diagnosis tool proves popular

Date: Thursday 13 August 2020

A new truck diagnosis tool has found success within the commercial vehicle repair sector, with customers praising it for its wide vehicle parc coverage, competitive price and ease of use. The new Laun…

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ZF Ecolife helps optimise fuel consumption with latest transmission technology

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

Latest figures from vehicle fuel trials show that buses, coaches and fleets are benefitting from significantly reduced fuel consumption thanks to ZF’s highly innovative EcoLife automatic transmission …

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NAPA Filtration Launch Programme

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

NAPA have announced that a range of high-quality filters have been added to NAPA family of automotive parts. The range supported by a VM Service Interval Guarantee comprises over 470-part numbers acro…

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Yuasa highlight the benefits of checking all batteries as MOT surge begins

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

As lockdown measures ease, the demand for routine servicing, repairs and MOTs is already dramatically increasing. Yuasa, the UK market leader for vehicle batteries, are encouraging garages to introduc…

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Delphi Technologies expands aftermarket braking program to meet the needs of a rapidly evolving vehicle parc in Europe

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

Delphi Technologies, a global provider of aftermarket service solutions, has added to its highly-proven braking program in Europe. In 2019 the company launched more than 130 new brake pads and discs f…

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NEW alternator in AS-PL range

Date: Tuesday 11 August 2020

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A4131S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

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Volkswagen Chooses FERODO® Brake Pads for 2020 Golf VIII

Date: Tuesday 11 August 2020

FERODO® disc brake pads have been selected as original equipment (OE) for 2020 Volkswagen Golf VIII hatchbacks, bringing the brand’s “Power of Performance” to the latest generation of one of Europe’s …

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GT Automotive - kit upgrades for crankshaft pulleys

Date: Tuesday 11 August 2020

After successfully launching 11 New to Range crankshaft pulleys at the beginning of the year, GT Automotive are very proud to already be unveiling kit upgrades for two of these parts only a few months…

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HGS’s mega macs allows diagnostics on Mercedes-Benz vehicles with access protection

Date: Friday 07 August 2020

The connectivity functions in modern vehicles bring a host of benefits, but can also pose a risk in terms of tampering and unauthorised access to data. This is why vehicle manufacturers (VMs) are work…

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TecAlliance’s CCU solution to cover full sales potential

Date: Friday 07 August 2020

TecAlliance, one of the leading data specialists connecting the digital aftermarket, provides the independent automotive aftermarket (IAM) with the data management solution Carsource Catalogue Utility…

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Textar continues to grow brake pad range

Date: Friday 07 August 2020

TMD Friction, through its Textar brand, has extended its wide range of brake pads for the European commercial vehicle (CV) market, introducing Brake Pad Set 2921101, which fits a Kögel Trax Trailer ap…

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First Line provides wheel bearing fitting tips

Date: Thursday 06 August 2020

As there are different generations of wheel bearings, it’s important that technicians recognise and understand the distinctions between them. Premium quality automotive parts supplier, First Line, has…

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HGS’s mega macs allows diagnostics on Mercedes-Benz vehicles with access protection (1)

Date: Thursday 06 August 2020

The connectivity functions in modern vehicles bring a host of benefits, but can also pose a risk in terms of tampering and unauthorised access to data. This is why vehicle manufacturers (VMs) are work…

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‘Remain vigilant” says WAI MD Richard Welland

Date: Friday 31 July 2020

With businesses beginning to open their doors once more and the country gradually getting used to a ‘new normal’, the automotive aftermarket is being urged to keep up momentum in helping to set an exa…

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Motor oil: mineral, synthetic or fully synthetic?

Date: Thursday 30 July 2020

Motor oil has developed from a simple lubricant to a high-tech liquid. At the same time, the number of oil grades and specifications has increased significantly. Oliver Kuhn, deputy head of the oil la…

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Philips automotive lighting videos lead the way in educating the market on LED technology

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2020

Philips Automotive Lighting has been at the forefront of vehicle lighting technology and innovation since 1914. Its products can be found in one in every three new cars sold in Europe and so it is not…

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New 2 Part Air Conditioning Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2020

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released a new two part Air Conditioning course on the rules associated with handling refrigerant: F-Gas Legislation and Environmental Impact (Parts …

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Expel germs and bacteria with new sanitising machine

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2020

The coronavirus has naturally led to significant demand for products that can maximise health and safety. In response to this, a new product has been launched that can be used by technicians when serv…

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New Bosch e-learning offer for location-independent, live and economical teaching of workshop know-how

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2020

Using a new, innovative training offer, Bosch now also teaches workshop associates up-to-date know-how by means live online trainings. Practical Bosch webcastings allow several hundred participants lo…

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Fuel vapour valve range proves popular

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2020

SMP Europe has reported that its Fuel Vapour Valve (FVV) range has been one of the most in-demand product groups in the aftermarket, and in response, the aftermarket specialist has continued to extend…

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Bosch Aerotwin windshield wiper with advanced wiper rubber profile

Date: Tuesday 28 July 2020

Bosch has further refined and improved its tried-and-tested Aerotwin windshield wiper. With their PPP (Power Protection Plus) wiper rubber technology featuring a patented coating, Bosch Aerotwin winds…

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Bosch is reacting to current market requirements with its expanded range of batteries

Date: Tuesday 28 July 2020

Bosch is reacting to current market developments and new statutory requirements by expanding its already wide range of starter batteries for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, powered two-wheelers, …

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Exhaust-gas temperature sensors and nitrogen-oxide sensors complement the Bosch workshop range

Date: Tuesday 28 July 2020

Nowadays, different sensors installed at the exhaust tract of modern passenger cars and commercial vehicles monitor the exhaust-gas composition with top precision. In this way, they make an important …

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Solving sophisticated workshop problems even quicker using the Bosch Visual Connect app

Date: Tuesday 28 July 2020

Sometimes even highly experienced workshop technicians cannot find a suitable solution for specific and highly sophisticated technical problems on customer vehicles. This is where a Bosch expert and t…

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Tips for replacing wheel hub bearings

Date: Monday 27 July 2020

When it comes to vehicle repairs, NSK sets out to make processes faster, safer and more reliable for garage technicians and mechanics. For this reason, those purchasing NSK ProKIT solutions receive 10…

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