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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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Philips new X-TremeVision Pro150 - the new standard in all-round halogen headlamps

Date: Monday 12 October 2020

The Philips name is synonymous with innovation in automotive lighting and is now introducing what it believes is potentially a game-changing all-round bulb in the halogen headlamp sector. Combining st…

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FREE! WAI Steri-7 sample for IAAF Members

Date: Friday 09 October 2020

To further help our industry and wider community, IAAF has partnered with WAI to offer members a free sample of its New Vehicle Sanitiser. IAAF vice-president and WAI managing director, Richard Wellan…

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Birmingham gets its first double-decker hydrogen bus

Date: Friday 09 October 2020

Twenty Wrightbus hydrogen double-decker buses have been ordered by Birmingham City Council as part of its Clean Air Hydrogen Bus Pilot. The buses will be added to the National Express West Midlands fl…

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ZF and Sioen Receive Prestigious Award for Telematics Innovation that Combats Trailer Cargo Theft

Date: Friday 09 October 2020

ZF and Sioen Industries have won the trailer telematics category in Telematik Markt’s highly covered annual awards in Germany with a new innovation that addresses the increasing burden of cargo theft.…

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Refrigerant identification covered in latest Our Virtual Academy training

Date: Friday 09 October 2020

Digital training provider, Our Virtual Academy has added a new chapter to its refrigerant handling course. The new ‘refrigerant identification techniques’ chapter covers the different identification t…

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It's time to get ready for winter - Borg & Beck offers advice

Date: Friday 09 October 2020

During winter there are inevitably adverse weather conditions, which could hinder the performance of vehicles, as several key components will be more exposed to the elements and prone to wear and pote…

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Philips new generation RacingVision GT200 moves halogen headlamps to the next level

Date: Thursday 08 October 2020

The Philips name is synonymous with innovation in automotive lighting. Having introduced the world to the first +150 headlamp bulb, the brand has now broken new ground with a bulb that offers 200% mor…

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EAG announce exclusive distribution of the Celect range of brake pads and discs

Date: Thursday 08 October 2020

EAG is excited to announce exclusive distribution of the Celect range of brake pads and discs within the UK. With an extensive range of brake pads and brake discs in their Leeds based distribution cen…

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Borg & Beck’s Classic Clutch

Date: Thursday 08 October 2020

When it comes to the design and manufacture of clutch systems and components, with more than a century’s worth of original equipment (OE) heritage, Borg & Beck is an iconic brand. As it was the or…

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Corteco New-to-Range parts now available

Date: Thursday 08 October 2020

This Autumn Corteco are happy to announce the latest extension to our components are now available, for Mercedes-Benz, Renault, Bedford, BMW, Hyundai, Audi applications. The latest release brings you …

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Introducing the mega macs ONE

Date: Thursday 08 October 2020

The increasing use of smartphones in everyday life is reflected in the growing popularity of tablets in modern workshops. Sales of Android devices in particular are booming because they are considered…

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First Line offers MOT advice to factors and workshops

Date: Thursday 08 October 2020

With the six-month MOT deferral now over, workshops and motor factors need to prepare themselves for the high demand that is there now and will continue into the first quarter of 2021. For factors, no…

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CORTECO: OE quality spare parts

Date: Friday 02 October 2020

CORTECO, as Independent Automotive Aftermarket specialist of the Freudenberg Group, has access to the development know-how and the global manufacturing expertise of a company with a long tradition and…

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NEW starter S9374S in AS-PL offer

Date: Friday 02 October 2020

Another new starter has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The starter has an index number S9374S and is the product of the AS brand. The starter belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and starts rate…

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EAG introduces 15 new coil spring references

Date: Friday 02 October 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has recently bolstered its Suplex range of coil springs, including references applications for Hyundai, Mitsubushi and Volvo. Since becoming the UK’s exclusive distributor…

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INA timing belt kit survey endorses Schaeffler’s commitment to OE quality, training and service

Date: Friday 02 October 2020

Schaeffler, the renowned and respected original equipment (OE) component and system manufacturer, has been recognised by the UK and Irish garage community for its market-leading range of INA timing be…

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Claim your free vehicle wrap from Ad Bell Group today!

Date: Friday 02 October 2020

As a leading business in the vehicle and signage industry, we have perfected our craft and with over 20 years of experience, we work to provide customers with their desired solutions with minimum impa…

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GS Yuasa launch revolutionary multi-functional battery & electrical system tester

Date: Thursday 01 October 2020

GS Yuasa, the world’s leading battery manufacturer, have launched a new state-of-the-art multi-functional battery and electrical system analyser. Developed by GS Yuasa engineers, the GYT250 will revol…

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Osram’s new UV light cleans the air in car cabins

Date: Thursday 01 October 2020

Using its expertise in photonics and ultraviolet light to continue expanding its product range, OSRAM has launched the Air Zing Mini air purifier, which removes germs from the air inside vehicles and …

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MAHLE and Ballard to cooperate on fuel cell development for commercial vehicles

Date: Thursday 01 October 2020

MAHLE and Canadian fuel cell manufacturer Ballard Power Systems Inc. have agreed to work together in the future on developing fuel cell systems for commercial vehicles of various weight classes. The l…

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How to identify and avoid buying fake NSK bearings

Date: Thursday 01 October 2020

When a company’s reputation is at stake, no purchasing or engineering teams want to fall into the trap of purchasing fake bearings. Every year, NSK invests heavily in identifying and prosecuting count…

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