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LKQ Euro Car Parts launches MAD springs range to help garages cater for specific needs of high-load drivers

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts has expanded its offering for independent garages by adding auxiliary and reinforced springs from suspension systems specialist MAD to its product range. Customers of LKQ Euro Car P…

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HELLA Black Magic LED series: Auxiliary lights now available in the European market

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert has launched the new Black Magic LED series to the European market. The dustproof and waterproof housing and robust construction is specially designed for of…

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NEW alternator A0480S in AS-PL offer

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A0480S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

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First Line Ltd. introduces over 550 new-to-range products in 2021

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Global automotive aftermarket supplier, First Line Ltd., has introduced a staggering 568 new references to its popular First Line, Borg & Beck and Key Parts product ranges in the past year, highli…

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Apec launches new range of driveshafts, CV joints and boots

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Apec continues to drive the way by adding a comprehensive range of driveshafts, CV joints and boots to its portfolio. By tapping into over 50 years of experience as an industry specialist, Apec once a…

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Brand new GS Yuasa ‘Powering What Matters’ advertising campaign hits TV screens nationwide

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Centred around a 40 second television advert, the nationwide advertising campaign explores the world of GS Yuasa through the eyes of 6-year-old Isabella and her mother as they go about their day notic…

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Why you need to make workshop efficiency a priority for 2022

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

The owner of a Horsham-based independent garage has spoken-out about how it has significantly reduced admin work, improved communications and streamlined workshop jobs thanks to the transformational s…

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When it comes to truck expertise – Diesel Technic - Complete range for all types of vehicles

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Over the past years and decades Diesel Technic has continuously expanded its product range. The offering now includes spare parts for trailers, buses, transporters and other applications. But it all s…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts training schedule kicks up a gear in busiest year yet

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts has published the 2022 course schedule for its LKQ Academy, in what is set to be its busiest year for training yet. The programme includes more hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) trai…

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Turning 2022 Strategy into Action: How Leaders Can Help!

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Join Roberto Dal Corso, founder of IAAF Service Member The Dal Corso Group, for an insider’s look at three strategies that leadership, learning, and talent development professionals can use to guide t…

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The Anatomy of a Stabiliser Link: Comline’s in-depth poster a useful guide for technicians

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Comline Auto Parts (Comline) has demonstrated its knowledge and desire to share that expertise with technicians by launching a new campaign designed to highlight the intricate pieces of its stabiliser…

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Official COVID-19 Antigen Test from Advanced Hygienics

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Advanced Hygienics, working in conjunction with IAAF, is pleased to be able to offer a supply of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Antigen Test Kits at a competitive price for all the IAAF members. The tests are …

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Apec diversifies by launching a new range of coil springs

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Following the recent launch of steering and suspension components, Apec are delighted to announce the launch of a new line of coil springs. As an industry specialist, Apec has long been associated wit…

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New for 2022: Delphi Technologies Academy training courses now earn industry-recognised credits

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Delphi Technologies is giving garages and technicians the opportunity to start the new year with a host of new skills and up-to-the-minute knowledge after enhancing its e-learning platform with new mo…

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Elite Garages upskills vehicle technicians with Autotech Training to manage EV demand

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

A leading independent garage network has spoken about the huge uplift in customer demand for EV repairs and modifications since the Spring. Elite Garages, an independent tyre, MOT, car service and for…

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Diesel Technic Product Portrait: 1.31378 Clutch kit

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Similar to tyres and brakes, clutches are main expendable components in vehicles. The service life is highly dependent on the quality, the professional fitting and the correct use of the product as we…

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ams OSRAM unveils the brightest LED on the market for automotive front lighting

Date: Friday 07 January 2022

ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in op-tical solutions, unveils the brightest LED currently available on the market for automotive front lighting. ams OSRAM is the market leader for automotive LE…

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GCA survey points to changing attitudes in recruitment

Date: Friday 07 January 2022

A survey undertaken by automotive and engineering recruitment specialist, Glen Callum Associates (GCA), indicates a massive sea-change in the world of recruitment for both employee and employer. The s…

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New Klarius exhausts MAXimise support for Ford vehicles

Date: Wednesday 22 December 2021

Klarius Products has released 28 new aftermarket exhausts, including full systems to fit the Ford C-Max. All products in range are available with a 2-year warranty, a Fit First Time guarantee and next…

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WAI helps aftermarket fight against OMICRON

Date: Wednesday 22 December 2021

With the OMICRON variant creating uncertainty and the Government urging people to do what they can to protect themselves and their families over Christmas, WAI has reintroduced Steri-7 XTRA at cost to…

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New Tyres Courses at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: Thursday 16 December 2021

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released two new courses in their Tyres suite. With winter fast approaching, and with snow already on the ground in some areas, tyres and the grip th…

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Partbusters first to market on Dayco UK steering and suspension range

Date: Thursday 16 December 2021

Tech innovator and automotive parts and crash repair products supplier, Partbusters, has partnered with automotive aftermarket giant, Dayco UK, to be first to market on its new steering and suspension…

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HELLA’s Digital FlatLight enables customisable light signatures and communication

Date: Tuesday 14 December 2021

What is important in headlamp development – minimising installation space, increasing efficiency, design freedom and the degree of individualisation – also applies to rear lighting. For some time, rea…

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Brembo unveils use of its braking systems at the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Date: Monday 13 December 2021

Brembo has produced information on the use of its braking systems at the recent Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. These include: The circuit identity card with all the information on all the braking sections, in…

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FAG shows depth of coverage with latest vehicle focus update

Date: Thursday 09 December 2021

Workshops trust Schaeffler’s LuK, INA and FAG brands to deliver genuine original equipment (OE) quality and reliability, and the addition of a recently launched range of steering & suspension comp…

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Borg & Beck encourages wiper replacement this winter

Date: Thursday 09 December 2021

With the winter weather drawing in, First Line Ltd. is urging technicians to promote the importance of appraising and potentially replacing the wiper blades. Being constantly exposed to changing weath…

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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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