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LIQUI MOLY in every motorcycle from Beta

Date: Tuesday 07 December 2021

The German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY is continuing its collaboration with the Italian motorcycle manufacturer Betamotor. Since 2014, all new motorcycles have been delivered with oil from …

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Diesel Technic Product Portrait: 1.12557 Fuel level sensor

Date: Monday 06 December 2021

Fuel level sensors measure the fuel level in the fuel tank. The level is indicated on the fuel gauge. To enable the display of the fuel level, an analog fuel level sensor is integrated in the fuel tan…

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Get ready for busy winter of brake checks, advises LKQ Euro Car Parts

Date: Monday 06 December 2021

LKQ Euro Car Parts is advising garages to prepare for a busy winter of brake checks, as a combination of potential piston damage and rust build-up threaten to create the perfect storm. The parts provi…

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DENSO- Charging on the move

Date: Monday 06 December 2021

The electric vehicle (EV) revolution that is so obvious on the street is also setting the pace in the workshops as training and knowledge of EV technology is now a major aftermarket trend, as the EV i…

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Exol receives first approval from BMW

Date: Thursday 02 December 2021

Leading lubricants supplier, Exol, is delighted to announce it has received its first approval from BMW for its Optima C5 LSOV 0W-20 (M520) oil. This lubricant is designed for use in the latest BMW pe…

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Introducing the new portable jump starter from Launch UK

Date: Monday 29 November 2021

Launch UK has unveiled its newest jump starter, the ESP-150 Battery Booster Jump Starter, in time for the winter season to help keep vehicles moving. According to the AA, a flat battery is one of the …

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Dayco adds electric water pumps for electric, hybrid and ICE vehicles to its growing thermal management aftermarket offering

Date: Monday 29 November 2021

Reflecting its 110-year history of engineering excellence, Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, is further expanding i…

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Carlyle Tools introduces new jump starter range

Date: Friday 26 November 2021

A new range of heavy-duty jump starters has been introduced by Carlyle Tools, the professional-grade tool line from automotive giant NAPA Auto Parts. Promising lasting quality for discerning industry …

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NAPA Launches smart battery charger products

Date: Friday 26 November 2021

Automotive parts distributor NAPA has recently expanded its catalogue of products with the launch of smart battery chargers designed to cater to the evolving electrical demand of modern motorists and …

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TMD Friction: First to market with excellent data and TecDoc analytics

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

The automotive aftermarket is a highly competitive market where immediate availability, timeliness and accuracy of product data are key success factors. TecAlliance, the leading data management specia…

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VARTA – supporting the trade

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

Throughout 2020 and 2021, the VARTA team have encouraged technicians to test every car’s battery, as part of their Back To Better campaign, due to the fact that many drivers haven’t used their vehicle…

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Ring Automotive's new Smart Dash Cam range now available at A1 Motor Stores

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

Automotive specialist Ring has added a new range of Dash Cams to its smart product portfolio that connects vehicles with its Ring Connect app, so motorists can drive with confidence. Ring’s new Dash C…

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Schaeffler and DENSO team up for the latest FEAD-focused ‘Tea-break Training’ session

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

The Schaeffler REPXPERT technical team was back in action recently, with a slightly different ‘Tea-break training’ session, this time teaming up with fellow original equipment (OE) manufacturer DENSO,…

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MAHLE highlights the importance of filter servicing

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

MAHLE Aftermarket UK is highlighting the importance of servicing filters on a vehicle for optimum engine performance. With the majority of MOTs being carried out currently due to the MOT extension giv…

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Klarius ready to support customers during the continued MOT surge

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

With an expected 42% rise in MOT bookings this month and a further rise of 51% in December 2021 anticipated, Klarius Products has the infrastructure in place to provide customers with high quality aft…

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TechMan partners with Euro Car Parts and RAC to bring free garage management system licence to workshops

Date: Monday 22 November 2021

Garages across the country can now boost workshop performance by taking advantage of a reduced – and in some cases free – TechMan Garage Management System licence. Working with the RAC and LKQ Euro Ca…

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HELLA receives innovation award for UWB-based Smart Car Access system in China

Date: Friday 19 November 2021

HELLA, the internationally positioned automotive supplier, has received a prestigious innovation award in China for its digital smartphone-based vehicle access system, Smart Car Access. The award, in …

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Put the win into winter with one of GS Yuasa’s snack packs

Date: Friday 19 November 2021

Following on from their popular Summer of Sport and Sporting Autumn snack packs, GS Yuasa have announced their Winter Warmer snack pack, bringing workshops across the UK a much needed pick me up to be…

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Host of new products added to MAHLE’s hybrid and electric vehicle range

Date: Friday 19 November 2021

MAHLE Aftermarket UK is continuing to grow its range of hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) products, and has released 257 references to meet ongoing demand for this growing vehicle parc. The latest new-…

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Textar reveals best practice tips for CV brake pad replacement

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

Braking specialists, TMD Friction, via its Textar brand, has issued its best practice advice and handy tips designed to help technicians with the efficient replacement of commercial vehicle (CV) brake…

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New LCV pads available from Nutexa Frictions

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

Nutexa Frictions Ltd now has a number of LCV pads in its product portfolio for a range of popular vehicle makes and models, including Citroen, Ford, Mercedes Sprinter and Volkswagen, to name a few, al…

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Banner launches handy winter sales promotion

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

It’s winter promotion time once again, and this year Banner - one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of batteries and battery accessories – has devised a campaign that literally fits like a glove! The …

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NSK ProKIT catalogue now available as PDF download

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

Any companies serving the automotive aftermarket (AAM) can now benefit from the newly released PDF edition of NSK’s ProKIT catalogue. Like the online version released in 2020, distributors, wholesaler…

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NAPA launches new range of braking support products

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

Continuing its streak of 2021 product launches, automotive aftermarket supplier NAPA has recently released a range of braking support products, including 53 hydraulic master and wheel cylinders and 11…

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Schaeffler e-axle wins Golden Steering Wheel award

Date: Monday 15 November 2021

Schaeffler, the automotive and industrial supplier has received the Golden Steering Wheel (“Goldenes Lenkrad”) award for its 2-in-1 electric axle system. Offered by German car magazine “AUTO BILD” and…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts unveils Consumables catalogue

Date: Monday 15 November 2021

Arnold Clark Autoparts has launched its new Consumables catalogue, offering customers more than 7,000 consumables products to choose from, including in-demand products that will help them prepare for …

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HELLA launches new ‘Digitalisation of Light’ webinar

Date: Friday 12 November 2021

At the end of last year, lighting and electronics expert HELLA launched a new digital concept to keep workshops up to date with innovative technologies and news online. The format was well received as…

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BM Catalysts highlights latest new-to-range references

Date: Thursday 11 November 2021

BM Catalysts has added a further 27 new references to its catalytic converter and premium DPF range, as it continues to service the automotive aftermarket to meet the needs of the increasing vehicle c…

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OESAA/HGS ADAS video

Date: Tuesday 09 November 2021

Hella Gutmann Solutions’ Neil Hilton, in partnership with the Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association, gives technicians a thorough and comprehensive insight into the world of advanced dr…

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Launch puts diagnostic power back into independent garages

Date: Tuesday 09 November 2021

Expertise matters in the world of vehicle diagnostics, and a new high-end professional diagnostic tool from Launch UK embodies years of aftermarket understanding. Developed from the PRO 5 Plus, the ne…

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First Line Ltd. unveils latest new-to-range highlights

Date: Thursday 04 November 2021

In the past two months, global automotive aftermarket supplier, First Line Ltd., has introduced an additional 60 references to its popular First Line and Borg & Beck product ranges, including new …

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Arnold Clark Autoparts encourages garages to stock up for winter

Date: Thursday 04 November 2021

Arnold Clark Autoparts is keen to raise awareness on the importance of regular battery checks, particularly as temperatures begin to drop. Goliath batteries, distributed by Arnold Clark Autoparts, off…

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Immediately responding to customer needs

Date: Thursday 04 November 2021

TecAlliance, a leading data management specialist in the independent automotive aftermarket, has introduced the new interface Instant Data Processing (IDP) to revolutionise the handling of product dat…

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No worries for the F1 cars in Mexico City with Brembo carbon discs or on the road with carbon-ceramic discs

Date: Thursday 04 November 2021

After a year off, the Mexican GP returns to the Formula 1 World Championship. According to Brembo technicians, the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez is classified as one of the most demanding tracks for br…

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NEW alternator A0828S in AS-PL offer

Date: Thursday 04 November 2021

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A0828S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

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Schaeffler includes unique to market RepSet clutch kits in October’s new to range offer

Date: Thursday 04 November 2021

Schaeffler has announced several new-to-range part numbers, including some that are unique to market, so that workshops can offer genuine original equipment (OE) quality repair solutions to customers.…

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ElringKlinger has successfully taken part in pilot phase with TecAlliance’s IDP interface

Date: Tuesday 02 November 2021

TecAlliance, a leading data management specialist in the independent automotive aftermarket, has introduced the new interface Instant Data Processing (IDP) to revolutionise the handling of product dat…

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WAI launches portable power supply for on-the-go use

Date: Monday 01 November 2021

As more and more people look to electrics for transport and entertaining, such as bikes, scooters and garden equipment, WAI identified the need for a portable power supply to keep these items working …

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Diesel Technic Product Portrait: 5.14012 Center bearing

Date: Monday 01 November 2021

The cardan shaft has universal joints and transmits the driving power from the gearbox to the differential of the drive axle or to the wheels. Through the universal joints, the rotary motions can be d…

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Delphi Technologies launches new global steering and suspension offering for the Tesla Model S unlocking a path to a new repair prospect

Date: Friday 29 October 2021

New components for the Tesla Model S application join our steering and suspension range and carry the hallmarks of a Delphi Technologies portfolio; engineering excellence, safety focus, and OE experti…

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MAHLE Aftermarket UK has added 10 new references to its range of Filtration products for motorbikes

Date: Friday 29 October 2021

With 1.36 million motorbikes on the road in the UK, MAHLE is committed to leading the market with the highest quality Filtration products from the widest selection available to meet demand. The latest…

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SHW Performance: TecDoc facilitates entry into the automotive aftermarket

Date: Friday 29 October 2021

SHW sells more than 290 brake disc types for the high-performance segment in the independent automotive aftermarket under the SHW Performance brand. TecDoc Catalogue solutions are supporting the compa…

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Alluring new Klarius exhausts now available

Date: Friday 29 October 2021

Klarius Products has introduced 22 new aftermarket exhaust systems to its range, including the 2014-2016 Peugeot 3008 Allure. Download the full list of parts below. New systems are available for a wid…

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Traction gained as GS Yuasa's new motive battery range hits the materials handling market

Date: Wednesday 27 October 2021

The first container of GS Yuasa’s brand-new Traction batteries has landed in the UK. Delivered late last month to the Bristol-based Battery Technologies UK Ltd, the specialist 2 Volt traction batterie…

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Dayco expands its chassis system offering with the launch of a comprehensive steering & suspension programme

Date: Wednesday 27 October 2021

Recognising the global shift in momentum from traditional internal combustion towards hybrid and electric powertrains, Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, i…

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Motorcycle chemicals at the EICMA

Date: Wednesday 27 October 2021

LIQUI MOLY is one of the few manufacturers of additives created especially for motorcycles. These are chemical tools that can perform certain tasks faster, more simply and more cost-effectively than b…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts offers solution to E10 concerns with new fuel system protector

Date: Wednesday 27 October 2021

LKQ Euro Car Parts has added Wynn’s E10 Protector to its product range, to help the independent aftermarket counter concerns around the new fuel. E10 unleaded petrol – which contains up to 10 per cent…

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HELLA designs characteristic light signature for the new Peugeot 308

Date: Monday 25 October 2021

Automotive design is undergoing a transformation driven not only by new technologies, but above all by the desire of manufacturers to give their vehicles a unique look with a high recognition value. F…

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Autotech Academy’s first female intern highlights her journey into the automotive industry

Date: Monday 25 October 2021

A female vehicle technician has kick-started her career through an Autotech Academy internship. Sophie Hemming candidly admits that securing a vehicle technician role was frequently challenging in mal…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts launches safety footwear catalogue

Date: Monday 25 October 2021

Arnold Clark Autoparts has recognised the importance of having the right footwear for the job via its new safety footwear catalogue, offering customers over 40 different safe footwear styles to choose…

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