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Expected rise in gear control cable repairs

Date: Friday 27 November 2020

In the lead up to Christmas, more people this year are turning to online shopping, which means there are significantly more light commercial vehicles (LCV’s) on the roads making deliveries. As a resul…

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DENSO glow plugs – keeping technicians cosy this winter

Date: Friday 27 November 2020

To help keep them warm as we enter winter and the weather gets colder, DENSO is offering technicians the opportunity to receive a branded beanie hat when they purchase glow plugs from participating di…

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HELLA presents new aftermarket image video

Date: Friday 27 November 2020

The further strengthening its good position in the aftermarket, HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert has produced a new image film to highlight its comprehensive range of services for independen…

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Act now for a fast start in 2021, TechMan advises garage owners

Date: Friday 27 November 2020

Workshop management specialist, TechMan, is calling on garages to ‘act now’ for a fast start in the New Year by streamlining business processes. It follows an unimaginable year of restrictions and abn…

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Sign up for AdBell's exclusive Christmas promotion

Date: Thursday 26 November 2020

Ad Bell have put together some exclusive offers available from Tuesday 1st to Thursday 24th December, we would like you to hear about them. Sign up is quick and easy – click the link below to sign up …

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HELLA strengthens its market position in the field of car body lighting

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert, that designs the car body lighting of tomorrow, has acquired several important orders from premium and volume manufacturers in this sector and further stren…

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GS Yuasa Academy receives IMI accreditation

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

GS Yuasa Academy has become the first battery training program to partner with The Institute of the Motor Industry. The online learning platform will give users who have completed all courses the oppo…

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Autotech Recruit announces significant investment plans to drive up industry’s EV training

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

With the news that the ban on petrol and diesel car sales has been brought forward to 2030, as part of the Government’s climate change pledge, the automotive industry is gearing up for a substantial r…

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New ADAS kit further expands Delphi Technologies' diagnostic capabilities

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, introduces a new diagnostic solution to its Delphi Technologies Aftermarket portfo…

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New Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Safety Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released the first two chapters of a new Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Safety course: High Voltage Design Concepts and Safety Systems. The integratio…

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EAG announces TRICO distribution

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) is delighted to announce that it will be distributing TRICO wiper blades to the aftermarket.To further accommodate the industry and its needs, EAG is now distributing TRIC…

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FRAM® slam as filter brand arrives at leading motor factor

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Technicians can now access a full range of FRAM® filters at leading motor factors – Midwest Motor Factors and Monmore Auto Parts. With five branches throughout the West Midlands, Midwest Motor Factors…

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NEW starter S9391S in AS-PL offer

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Another new starter has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The starter has an index number S9391S and is the product of the AS brand. The starter belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and starts rate…

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“If it's in the kit, then change it”, says Dayco

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Alongside its commitment to supplying original equipment (OE) components to vehicle manufacturers (VM) across the globe, Dayco, the world’s leading power transmission system manufacturer, is also dedi…

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OSRAM shines a light on the perfect stocking fillers

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Bright lights are arguably what Christmas is all about and although lights may not be the obvious stocking filler, a bulb upgrade can brighten up that number one car fan’s Christmas. OSRAM’s wide rang…

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Schaeffler launches FAG steering & suspension programme

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Schaeffler, the renowned and respected original equipment (OE) component and system manufacturer, has introduced a comprehensive steering & suspension programme under its FAG brand. It hopes to pr…

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Remember! Change your cabin filter every 6 months!

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Why do Cabin Air Filters need to be exchanged?For your health and system protection, driving comfort and safety. BREATH CLEAN AIR INSTEAD OF HARMFUL POLLUTANTSCorteco cabin air filters remove the irri…

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Enhanced Visual Inspection feature makes e-Videns tool even more comprehensive, flexible and easy-to-use and workshops can trial one for free!

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

DENSO has released the latest version of its vehicle inspection system, e-Videns, and for the next month is seeking workshops to partner with, in order to trial the tool, with the most active tester r…

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Sign up for AdBells exclusive offers

Date: Wednesday 18 November 2020

Ad Bell have put together some exclusive offers available from Monday 23rd November, we would like you to hear about them. Sign up is quick and easy – click the link below to sign up day. Don’t miss o…

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Philips GoPure for safer, healthier and more comfortable motoring

Date: Friday 13 November 2020

The Philips brand is a household name in many fields, including lighting, lifestyle, automotive and healthcare products. It has long been renowned for its innovation in automotive lighting products an…

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Schaeffler demonstrates pioneering spirit and innovation to help shape an electric future for DTM

Date: Friday 13 November 2020

During the final weekend of the 2020 DTM season, Schaeffler demonstrated what the future of the series will look like: green and electric. As the new DTM Series and Innovation Partner, Schaeffler, alo…

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EAG focuses on quality for its steering components

Date: Friday 13 November 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) is highlighting its steering range, including its driveshaft, CV joint and caliper offering. EAG has launched an extensive range of driveshafts, calipers and CV joints fro…

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Klarius is ready to support the exhaust replacement needs of UK’s ageing car parc

Date: Thursday 12 November 2020

Recent data released by the DVLA and Department for Transport (DfT) has illustrated that the UK car parc is older than it has ever been. Older cars are undoubtedly popular, and as a result aftermarket…

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Autotech Training rolls out on-site EV training for companies electrifying fleet vehicles

Date: Friday 06 November 2020

By 2025, the UK fleet vehicle industry will account for 75% of all electric cars on the road. However, a major knowledge gap surrounding EV’s and a lack of basic training is set to thwart employee usa…

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Pulley Failure and Diagnosis: advice from Corteco

Date: Thursday 05 November 2020

Similar to other components failing, the part that has failed is often condemned before the true cause of the failure is found. If the component that is replaced isn’t the cause of the failure, it is …

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LKQ Euro Car Parts supports independent garages with extended Liftmaster and Milwaukee partnerships

Date: Thursday 05 November 2020

LKQ Euro Car Parts has cemented its status as the UK’s leading supplier of Liftmaster and Milwaukee products by extending its partnerships with both brands, as it helps the independent aftermarket rec…

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Corteco - first-to-market engine mounts

Date: Monday 02 November 2020

The extensive OE manufacturing experience of the Freudenberg Group, enables Corteco to offer engine mounts that deliver optimal comfort. They ensure a load-bearing and elastic connection between the e…

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NSK initiatives combat counterfeit bearing manufacture

Date: Friday 30 October 2020

As a respected and coveted manufacturer of premium bearings, NSK has long been the victim of unscrupulous counterfeiters. Looking to cheat both the OEM and the user, those producing fake bearings will…

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Philips HL22M - heading for the top

Date: Friday 30 October 2020

The Philips brand launched into the workshop lighting sector a decade ago, having extensively researched what workshop professionals needed by way of lighting. The range of Philips lights for the work…

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HELLA – making technicians Feel Light!

Date: Friday 30 October 2020

Following the sensational success of its ‘Sexy Products. Sexy Moves’ video, original equipment (OE) manufacturer and system supplier, HELLA, has launched another workshop based video, this one entitle…

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LIQUI MOLY and “cult gearhead” Edd China launch video series

Date: Friday 30 October 2020

An international TV legend in the automotive sector is convinced of LIQUI MOLY’s quality and now shares his knowledge in short social media clips: Edd China – TV presenter, inventor, gearhead and cult…

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New video demonstrates WAI Steri-7 impact

Date: Thursday 29 October 2020

A new 4K video highlighting the power of WAI’s new steri-7 disinfectant cleaner has been produced, as the UK continues to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Available to view via YouTube https://you…

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New Refrigerant Handling Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: Thursday 29 October 2020

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released the final part of their Refrigerant Handling course – Transferring Refrigerant – along with an end test. This final chapter takes a detailed…

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Why do gear control cables fail? - First Line offers its expertise ahead of winter

Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020

First Line is a highly regarded supplier of premium quality aftermarket components. The company is also one of the UK market leaders for replacement control cables, with its range encompassing brake, …

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GT Automotive - brand new parts to range

Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020

Continuing a successful launch of 11 brand new numbers to their crankshaft pulley range at the start of 2020, GT Automotive are proud to be launching two more numbers this October! The two new parts, …

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Philips CBH52 - a light for all reasons

Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020

The Philips brand has long been associated with lighting innovation and, a decade or so ago, after extensive research into what workshop professionals needed by way of lighting tools, the first Philip…

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INA technical video highlights the correct tensioner set-up for the Iveco 2.3-litre diesel engine

Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020

As part of its mission to empower technicians and enable them to carry out first class professional repairs, REPXPERTs Andrew Vaux and Tim Adams have joined forces to present a new Schaeffler technica…

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Major order from Chinese original equipment manufacturer: Integrated lighting system solution from HELLA

Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020

Lighting and electronics specialist, HELLA, has been commissioned by a leading Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer to produce integrated lighting systems. The customer project includes two vehicle s…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts broadens UK product offering with MPM gear oil launch

Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020

LKQ Euro Car Parts customers can now enjoy exclusive access to the MPM Gear Oil range, featuring OEM-approved lubricants and liquids to support the function and performance of every car that comes int…

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INA VAG stud tool now available at Schaeffler REPXPERT Bonus Shop

Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020

The INA VAG stud fitting tool is essential for technicians wanting to carry out professional, trouble free timing belt servicing on many popular VAG diesel applications. Previously only available at I…

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2 more first-to-market brake pads

Date: Monday 19 October 2020

Attention aftermarket! Delphi Technologies Aftermarket is announcing 2 MORE first-to-market brake pad applications: This time for the all-new 2020 Honda Jazz and 2019 Peugeot 208. With such high-profi…

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Corteco cabin air filter for electric vehicles

Date: Monday 19 October 2020

Worldwide, more than 50% of all new cars are fitted with a Freudenberg micronAir® filter. Corteco has now expanded its range of cabin air filters for electric vehicles like CITROEN. These filters are …

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HELLA implements 24 GHz radar sensor technology in the Suzuki Swift and Swift Sport

Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020

Japanese automotive manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, a market leader in the compact car segment, has launched new vehicles onto the market. The advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) installe…

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The complete wiper solution for winter - Borg & Beck’s blades and motors

Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020

With the season now changing and the weather going from heatwaves to rain, it’s more important than ever to appraise and potentially replace the wiper blades. As they are the driver’s main defence aga…

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OzonePRO available from stock at MAHLE Aftermarket UK

Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020

The MAHLE OzonePRO, a new full-automatic, electronic sanitising system has entered the UK aftermarket. It provides protection against germs and unpleasant odours in vehicle cabins and other indoor spa…

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New filters added to MAHLE range

Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020

MAHLE Aftermarket has added ten references to its growing filtration range, with the introduction of four fuel filters and six cabin filters, bringing even greater choice to customers. The latest addi…

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GS Yuasa batteries installed in ground-breaking Portsmouth Port electric vehicle charging station

Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020

Portsmouth International Port now has the capability to power electric vehicles at a green and cost-effective rate thanks to the world’s leading battery manufacturer, GS Yuasa. Expert engineers have s…

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Temporary brand specialist vehicle technicians bridge the skills gap for dealerships

Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020

An innovative recruitment solution is helping leading UK car manufacturers overcome significant losses through the skills shortage, saving dealerships over £11 million in potential lost revenue. The M…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts announces busiest training schedule ever for 2021

Date: Tuesday 13 October 2020

LKQ Euro Car Parts has published the 2021 course schedule for its AutoEducation Academy, with more than 450 courses already in the calendar across its 20 training centres nationwide. The schedule incl…

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'Amazing' remote software implementation allows ASAP to go live during lockdown

Date: Tuesday 13 October 2020

Auto Spares and Parts (ASAP) decided to move to a new business management system (BMS) earlier this year - and then national lockdown hit. However, with the help of a remote implementation carried out…

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