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National Auto Parts boosts coverage with even more brake discs

Date: Tuesday 06 March 2018

National Auto Parts has introduced new-to-range additions to its ever-expanding aftermarket portfolio, with three new brake discs for both passenger car and light commercial vehicles, allowing custome…

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New Comma Gear & Transmission Oils add over 310,000 new applications

Date: Tuesday 06 March 2018

Comma has introduced all-new AQCVT Plus and AQDCT Plus Gear &, Transmission Oils to its high-performance range, adding over 310,000 new vehicle parc applications for technicians. The all-new Gear…

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3 Reasons Why Outdated Technology Is Killing Your Business - Advice from sales-i

Date: Monday 05 March 2018

Business technologies are advancing at a rapid rate. The choice of new and improved products can often be incredibly overwhelming. Faced with such a range of options, companies often freeze with indec…

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Euro Car Parts removes cost of lifetime warranties

Date: Monday 05 March 2018

Until March 31, repairers purchasing any part from Euro Car Parts which qualifies for a lifetime warranty can access the cover for free, on parts more than £,100. Qualifying parts include turboch…

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Brake Engineering applauds decision to maintain MOT frequency

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

Brake Engineering, one of the aftermarket&rsquo,s leading braking specialists, has applauded the government&rsquo,s decision to maintain the current MOT frequency, with a vehicle&rsquo,s first test ta…

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DENSO troubleshooting puts a stop to starter misdiagnosis

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

As the global leader in developing and manufacturing rotating machines, DENSO gives an expert troubleshooting guide for Starter fault-finding. A starter is one of the most rapidly evolving and criti…

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Effective data management – the clock is ticking!

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

The successful rollout of the latest version of the TecAlliance data management system, referred to a DMM R2, is reaching its climax as the company&rsquo,s official data suppliers have to migrate from…

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New Professional Head Torch Added to Popular Ring Zoom Torch Range

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

Ring, the garage and workshop equipment specialist, has launched a new inspection head torch &ndash, the Ring RIT1070 Zoom240 LED Rechargeable Head Torch. It&rsquo,s the ultimate hands-free tool for m…

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SMPE boosts Engine Management offering

Date: Monday 26 February 2018

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE), one of the UK's largest independently owned automotive parts manufacturers and suppliers, has significantly expanded its Engine Management portfolio over the pas…

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Workshops ‘Scratch To Win’ prizes with Comma

Date: Monday 26 February 2018

For two months Comma Oil is giving all independent UK workshops the chance to bag thousands of pounds worth of prizes by simply using products from its OE approved Performance Motor Oil range. One ca…

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LUMAG adds VRM capabilities to BRECK website plus BRECK New to Range update

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

LUMAG - the leading global OE manufacturer and aftermarket supplier of brake friction products &ndash, has recently added VRM look-up capabilities to its website, making it easier to source brake part…

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Autoelectro delighted to reveal revised surcharge plan

Date: Tuesday 20 February 2018

Autoelectro is proud to unveil the introduction of a new surcharge strategy &ndash, with many part numbers now surcharge-free.  , From the 1st March, more than 2,000 references will have their sur…

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Opportunity for garages as 59% UK motorists “don’t know” headlamp type

Date: Tuesday 20 February 2018

New research from Ring, the automotive lighting experts, shows that 59% of UK motorists &ldquo,don&rsquo,t know&rdquo, what kind of headlamp is fitted in their vehicle. It also reported that 43% would…

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Prepare for EURO 6 now and profit later

Date: Tuesday 20 February 2018

Euro Car Parts is advising repairers that carry out MOT testing to invest in new emissions analysers, to ensure they comply with changing legislation. Investment in a new machine now will enable repai…

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Comma thaws out winter with new Antifreeze and Coolant

Date: Tuesday 13 February 2018

Comma has introduced its latest Antifreeze and Coolant to the market, as the winter servicing peak continues across the UK. The all-new Comma Xstream®, G64®, Antifreeze and Coolant arrives as …

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Comma presents advanced technical evening for workshops

Date: Monday 12 February 2018

A technical team from Comma Oil will present an advanced technical evening to workshops, on the topic of lubricants in an ever changing market. The evening ,is aimed at technicians and managers lo…

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Schaeffler (UK) and Liqui Moly combine to develop an additive that helps reduce timing chain wear by up to 20%

Date: Monday 12 February 2018

Schaeffler (UK) has forged an exclusive partnership with oil and additive supplier, Liqui Moly, by offering an additive with every INA Timing Chain KIT.  , To offer this exclusive protection, Scha…

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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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Exol antifreeze meets Volvo specification

Date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Two of Exol&rsquo,s new antifreeze products now fully comply with the latest Volvo coolant specifications for heavy-duty diesel engines found in HGVs, buses, coaches, plant and marine applications. …

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Hella Gutmann Solutions – Transforming Businesses

Date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

With advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) and smart vehicle technology here to stay, technicians need professional diagnostics and calibration tools equipped with top-of-the-range features that provi…

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Comline brake pad and hub assembly ranges expand

Date: Tuesday 06 February 2018

Multi-award winning British brand, Comline, has strengthened its brake pad and hub assembly kit portfolios with a raft of new-to-range references.  , The latest influx of part numbers demonstrates…

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HELLA produces its 20 millionth Electrical Power Steering ECU

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

Ever-stricter regulations for reducing CO2 emissions require fuel-efficient products, whilst autonomous driving demands reliable and precise steering systems. Lighting and electronics expert HELLA, pr…

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More brake parts added to National Auto Parts extensive portfolio

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

Three new additions have been added to National Auto Parts&rsquo, brake disc range this month, increasing its car parc coverage even further and bringing to market &lsquo,in demand&rsquo, products for…

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No stopping ‘Brake’ with latest range expansion

Date: Thursday 25 January 2018

Brake Engineering has extended its aftermarket portfolio by introducing several new additions across its product range for passenger cars and LCVs, including new brake calipers, pads and shoe sets.&nb…

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Autoelectro unveils latest batch of starter motor and alternator references

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

The Bradford-based remanufacturer has unveiled its latest group of part numbers, following extensive research and analysis of the UK car parc. In doing so, Autoelectro continues to prove its commitmen…

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HELLA Hengst – Innovative, premium filters for the workshop

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

HELLA, a leading original equipment (OE) manufacturer and system supplier to the global automotive industry, has recently added antibacterial carbon activated cabin filters to the HELLA Hengst range o…

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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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Tenneco Supplies Suspension on New Suzuki Swift Sport & Maruti Suzuki India Dzire

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

Tenneco Inc, a global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems is supplying its Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) suspension technology on the Swift Sport Manufactured in Japan, as well a…

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Winter Service Checks

Date: Friday 19 January 2018

During the Winter months there is sure to be plenty of adverse weather conditions, all of which could hinder the performance of the vehicle, as several key components will be more exposed to the eleme…

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DENSO Develops World’s Largest Automotive Head-up Display

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

Innovative human machine interface to be featured on 2018 Lexus LS will deliver safety and convenience to drivers. DENSO, one of the world&rsquo,s largest automotive technology, systems and componen…

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HELLA NTR Update

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

Range expansion is a constant process for HELLA, one of the world&rsquo,s leading original equipment (OE) component and system suppliers, and with the addition of 89 new-to-range (NTR) products for pa…

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Staying ahead of the game!

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

Behr Hella Service, a leading aftermarket supplier of thermal management solutions, has introduced a substantial number of new-to-range (NTR) products to its portfolio for passenger car and light comm…

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The braking specialist with the full package

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2018

Since the beginning of 2017, First Line Ltd has increased its portfolio by more than 1,100 references. Having the largest and most relevant product offering is crucial, as the company is committed to …

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Comma Oil first to meet newest ACEA C5 regulations with Eco-F 5W-20 oil

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

The most recent ACEA C5 regulations have been put in place to distinguish oils that offer significantly increased fuel efficiency across petrol and light and heavy-duty diesel engines. , Comma&r…

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Data overhaul brings benefits to motor factors

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

WAIglobal UK is completely overhauling its parts data information, resulting in enhanced vehicle part coverage from its 5500 part numbers. With the implementation of a new computer system, WAI took …

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Euro Car Parts develops VIEWMECH workshop video system

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Euro Car Parts has launched its own video platform for repairers, which sends a short video explaining what additional repair work is needed to a customer&rsquo,s vehicle. The VIEWMECH workshop video …

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Exol introduces Harvest LV UTTO

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Exol Lubricants has launched a new synthetic off-highway universal oil for transmissions, hydraulics, final drives and wet brakes named Harvest LV UTTO. , The new addition is a fully synthetic, …

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HELLA Makes Ground-Breaking Development

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

As a respected original equipment (OE) manufacturer and systems supplier, HELLA is already at the forefront of automotive technology with its involvement in areas such as ADAS (advance driver assistan…

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MAHLE Original EG Turbochargers highlight OE competence and sales potential

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

MAHLE Aftermarket&rsquo,s new turbocharger range not only offers the most up-to-date part numbers for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, but is a perfect showcase for MAHLE&rsquo,s technolo…

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National Auto Parts launches new wheel hub bearing kits

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

National Auto Parts, the clutch and brake specialist, has launched its new wheel hub bearing kits range, further increasing its UK and European car parc coverage to more than 95%. Backed by a two-ye…

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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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Parts retailer to move to the cloud with MAM

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Andy Pack Car Care Centre, a car parts and accessories retailer based in Herefordshire, has chosen to upgrade to Autopart Online, the cloud-hosted version of MAM Software's popular business management…

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See and work better with the Philips CBH51 LED Bonnet Lamp

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

To give technicians clear vision in the workshop, Philips has introduced the CBH51 LED hybrid professional bonnet lamp, which features 32 powerful LEDs, providing an intense, 6000-K natural white ligh…

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The Generation Game

Date: Thursday 04 January 2018

Wheel hub technology is developing quickly to cater for the ever-increasing demands of the modern vehicle. With weight saving and safety being at the forefront of design, vehicle manufacturers (VMs) a…

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Coil springs range extension surpasses 200 references

Date: Monday 23 October 2017

Lesjö,fors Springs has introduced more than 200 new coil springs since the start of the year as the company continues to demonstrate its excellence in bringing to market &lsquo,key&rsquo, products…

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TecAlliance – the tools to tackle the issues

Date: Monday 11 September 2017

With the latest dent to the reputation of the service and repair sector struck by the recent release of a customer survey carried out by Warrantywise (summarised below), it&rsquo,s time for the indepe…

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Cold calling! How to address refrigerant legislation

Date: Tuesday 20 June 2017

Euro Car Parts, the UK&rsquo,s leading supplier of car and LCV parts, has released the latest version of its air-conditioning catalogue to help garages deliver a total service solution. Including the …

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Test Assured

Date: Tuesday 07 March 2017

Why malfunctioning sensors are a common cause of ABS faults Located next to each wheel, ABS sensors are subject to constant heat, vibrations and the threat of dirt and moisture ingress, which is wh…

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Win £2,000 with Hella’s Golden Sensor Promotion

Date: Wednesday 05 October 2016

Ten Prizes to be won in October  , HELLA, the original equipment (OE) manufacturer and systems supplier, is holding an exciting competition for five weeks throughout October, with the chance to wi…

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