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Motaquip powers the charge on battery education

Date: 08-Nov-2019

• Premium aftermarket parts supplier Motaquip teams up with YUASA to deliver online battery training to customers
• Supporting the brand’s successful Motacell battery range Motaquip provides all customers with access to 20+ online courses.
• Designed to improve product knowledge, customer service and reduce warranty claims the platform delivers concise training for remote learning

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Common rotating electric issues for Ford Transit

Date: 08-Nov-2019

Borg & Beck reminds of common problems

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Hella Gutmann Solutions unveils leveling plate system

Date: 08-Nov-2019

Diagnostics expert introduces new accessory for CSC-Tool

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KYB Europe launches new features for KYB Suspension Solutions app

Date: 08-Nov-2019

KYB has launched an update for the popular Suspension Solutions mobile App. The App will now provide detailed, part specific technical advice for a suspension job, completely free.

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TRW Electric Blue: Brake pads for electric and hybrid vehicles awarded with innovation prize

Date: 08-Nov-2019

TRW Electric Blue has won the Innovation Award in the category “Parts, Vehicle Equipment and Spare Parts” at the international Equip Auto fair.

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More than 500 IAM new references launched in 2019 available in the new Sogefi’s aftermarket catalogues

Date: 08-Nov-2019

Sogefi, the automotive components company of CIR Group, has released the fully updated 2020 catalogues in 10 languages for each of its light vehicle aftermarket filter brands: Purflux, Fram® and CoopersFiaam.

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Nutexa – meeting ALL your needs

Date: 22-Oct-2019

For repair shops having issues sourcing the pad references below, please note that they are available from Nutexa

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Legislation changes: strapping round timber

Date: 17-Oct-2019

K&S McKenzie Ltd. want to inform businesses and individuals that a new specification for timber haulage has recently been implemented.

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Innovation for horses’ hooves: ContiTech and turfcord present impressive new rubber-based hoof protection

Date: 17-Oct-2019

• New development made from elastomer wins equine “Innovation Pferd” award
• Innovative material offers the elasticity needed to suit a horse’s hoof
• Excellent comfort promotes a natural gait and relieves strain on joints

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Filtering out the unnecessary - HELLA Hengst’s new oil filter module

Date: 15-Oct-2019

New compact filter module for Mercedes AMG applications

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HELLA introduces new battery finder tool

Date: 15-Oct-2019

New tool allows technicians and factors to easily find the best replacement battery for the vehicle

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WAI launches ‘Cores4Cash’ green initiative

Date: 15-Oct-2019

Bid to boost core return for remanufacturing use

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National expands range of fully coated brake discs

Date: 15-Oct-2019

National Auto Parts has introduced 11 new fully coated brake discs to its expanding range of braking solutions.

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Borg & Beck’s brake fitting kits

Date: 15-Oct-2019

Specialist knowledge that delivers practical benefits

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Expanded range now available from Autoparts Garage Equipment UK

Date: 15-Oct-2019

Autoparts Garage Equipment has expanded its range of Samoa Oil Pumps following increased demand from workshops throughout the UK.

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Samoa oil pumps range becomes top seller with workshops

Date: 11-Oct-2019

Expanded range now available from Autoparts Garage Equipment UK

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National Auto Parts introduces ‘exclusive’ clutch parts

Date: 11-Oct-2019

Latest expansion highlights further references for Land Rover TD5

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Midland Vehicle Components praises Autopart Online's add-on features

Date: 11-Oct-2019

Parts supplier says receive count confirm and the number plate module have made a "tremendous difference"

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Why cabin filters should be replaced ready for winter

Date: 11-Oct-2019

Advice from filtration expert, Borg & Beck

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NEW starter in AS-PL offer

Date: 11-Oct-2019

Another new starter has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The starter has an index number S6296S and is the product of the AS brand.

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DENSO updates lambda sensor range with 10 new part numbers

Date: 11-Oct-2019

DENSO has added 10 new original equipment (OE) quality part numbers to its lambda sensor range, with the new references linked to 46 OE numbers and covering an additional 900,000 vehicles.

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Schaeffler concludes Day in the Life of a Workshop video series with eye on the future and discussion surrounding mismatch of parts

Date: 11-Oct-2019

• REPXPERT, Alistair Mason, visits Oldfields’ Tim Benson
• Schaeffler Brand Ambassador and The Garage Inspector, Andy Savva, joins them
• Oldfields Garage was founded in 1991

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Hella Gutmann Solutions’ exchange promotion for older tools

Date: 11-Oct-2019

Mega macs 42 and 50 can be part exchanged until December 2019

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Increased ride comfort with Lemförder switchable engine mounts

Date: 11-Oct-2019

• Engine mounts with a switchable characteristic curve ensure perfect vibration damping in all driving situations
• OE-quality spare parts available for many Audi and Mercedes-Benz models

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Borg & Beck’s complete wiper blade offering

Date: 11-Oct-2019

Wiper Blade Replacement Needed For Winter Months

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Significant investment in new Poland plant reinforces Delphi Technologies commitment to electrification and region

Date: 07-Oct-2019

Anticipated demand could result in increased employment growth at the plant in the coming years

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Schaeffler launches REPXPERT Academy LIVE training event

Date: 04-Oct-2019

• Supported by the IMI and described by Schaeffler’s MD as a “landmark achievement”
• First show to take place at Lincoln College on Saturday 16th November, with more dates in 2020
• Schaeffler REPXPERT team, plus special guests, to host a range of training presentations and tutorials, with hands-on opportunities for all technicians
• Limited spaces available – sign up now to become a Schaeffler Champion!
• Free entry, lunch and refreshments

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Bosch Apprenticeship Programme maintains high industry standards

Date: 02-Oct-2019

Bosch has said that its Apprenticeship Programme ensures that it provides both the apprentice and the garage with all the training and support they will need.

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The Parts Alliance extends DriveTec braking range

Date: 30-Sep-2019

The Parts Alliance has enhanced its DriveTec brake friction range. The number of pads has increased 60% in the last 12 months whilst the range of discs has increased 50% over the same period

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DRiV™ Supplying Monroe® Intelligent Suspension Technology on one of the World’s Most Iconic Sport Saloons

Date: 30-Sep-2019

Increasingly, leading automakers are finding that intelligent suspensions are a smart choice for enhancing vehicle dynamics and giving consumers the ability to customize their vehicle’s ride performance.

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Melett announces new to range turbocharger units

Date: 30-Sep-2019

Melett, the leading UK supplier of precision engineered turbochargers and parts, has announced further references to its extensive OE-quality range, with the addition of two new turbocharger units.

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NEW alternator in AS-PL offer

Date: 30-Sep-2019

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer.

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Schaeffler unveils Day in the Life of a Workshop video series

Date: 30-Sep-2019

• REPXPERT, Alistair Mason, visits Oldfields’ Tim Benson
• Schaeffler Brand Ambassador and The Garage Inspector, Andy Savva, joins them
• Oldfields Garage was founded in 1991

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Autoelectro adds Peugeot HYbrid4 - AEG9008

Date: 23-Sep-2019

Autoelectro have introduced their AEG9008 reversible alternator/starter motor further increasing their market leading new to range advantage. The unit fits the Peugeot 3008 and 508 HYbrid4 models.

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Exceed Possibilities: HELLA presents lighting and electronic solutions for future mobility at IAA 2019

Date: 23-Sep-2019

• Innovative Dual Voltage Battery for mild hybrids enables significant CO2 savings
• New road condition sensor extends portfolio for automated driving scenarios
• New high resolution digital headlight technology opens up a wide range of applications
• Holistic solutions of the future for the vehicle front and interior jointly developed with partners

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Schaeffler reveals latest LuK, INA and FAG references

Date: 23-Sep-2019

• New-to-range list features Ford and Volkswagen Audi Group models
• Clutch, timing chain and wheel bearing kits all feature

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Auto Express Best Buy Win for Ring RCT1 EU Travel Kit

Date: 23-Sep-2019

Ring’s popular RCT1 European Travel Kit has won an Auto Express Best Buy 2019 award, beating the competition as the best option to pack when driving in Europe.

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The Parts Alliance launches Bendix brake callipers range

Date: 23-Sep-2019

The Parts Alliance has added a new range of Bendix brake callipers. The range will be available from all of the trading group’s local brands throughout the UK branch network.

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HELLA expands electronics competence in the area of Special Applications

Date: 23-Sep-2019

• Individual product solutions for commercial and special vehicles in the field of special original equipment are now available
• Product spectrum - ranging from actuators, sensors, energy management through body electronics right up to driver assistance systems - constantly being expanded
• Comprehensive support from development up to overall system integration

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Shaftec introduces series of bold, no-nonsense press adverts

Date: 23-Sep-2019

Leading braking, steering & transmission supplier Shaftec has introduced a series of dynamic, no-nonsense press adverts. The new adverts, which will start to appear in the UK press this quarter, use inventive and bold imagery to get the business messages across loud and clear.

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Lumileds continues fight against ‘dangerous and illegal’ counterfeit lighting products

Date: 23-Sep-2019

Lumileds has launched a new webpage, providing details of Philips’ authorised distribution partners both in the UK and Ireland, as it continues its fight against counterfeit lighting products in the automotive industry.

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Our Virtual Academy launches vehicle electrics course

Date: 23-Sep-2019

Battery types and their associated terminology will be first topics covered in technician training

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MAHLE unveils digital ADAS solution

Date: 23-Sep-2019

Digital calibration panel for all vehicle models and automatic software updates make it a sustainable option

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National strengthens aftermarket grip with new brake hose range

Date: 16-Sep-2019

National Auto Parts has announced the launch of its new brake hose range, as it responds to aftermarket demand and continues its commitment to keeping its clutch and brake offering up to date.

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HELLA is providing e.GO Life with lighting and electronics products

Date: 16-Sep-2019

• LED headlights set to give the electric vehicle an individual character
• New electric vacuum pump (UP5) supports braking function

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How an EDT treatment benefits engines with variable valve timing

Date: 16-Sep-2019

Engine The technology employed by multi-award winning engine decontamination specialist EDT Automotive has demonstrated its emissions-busting and fuel-saving capabilities time and time again on countless cars across the UK, breaking down the carbon and sludge which accumulates over time.

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Textar’s Brakebook revamped with more features

Date: 06-Sep-2019

One of the global leaders in brake friction technology, Textar, has revamped its online catalogue system Brakebook, to further enhance its service offering to fleet operators and commercial workshops.

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SMPE sees engine management programme further expand

Date: 23-Aug-2019

NTR part numbers for throttle body and EGR cooler ranges

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MAM successfully completes clutch kit product code update in Autocat

Date: 23-Aug-2019

MAM Software is pleased to announce the successful completion of its data update in Autocat, which enables users to better identify the correct type of clutch kit. MAM has been introducing improved descriptions and product codes within the electronic catalogue over recent months following feedback from users.

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KYB Announces New OE Partnership with ŠKODA

Date: 23-Aug-2019

KYB Corporation is proud to announce they will be an OE supplier of shock absorbers to the new ŠKODA SCALA, their first ever OE partnership with the Czech car giants.

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Melett to unveil turbocharger capabilities at Equip Auto

Date: 23-Aug-2019

Turbocharger specialist Melett is showcasing its growing offering in France, at Equip Auto 2019 from 15 to 19 October, while also promoting the benefits of using Melett precision engineered turbochargers and parts.

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MAM to launch electronic job card and technician tracking solution

Date: 23-Aug-2019

MAM Software has announced the forthcoming launch of TeamView, a new paperless job card and technicians’ activity tracking add-on for its popular Autowork Online garage management software.

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Fueltone launch DPF Foam Burst

Date: 23-Aug-2019

Fueltone Ltd has just launched the newest product to the highly successful Fueltone Pro range of fuel additives and engine treatments.

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Shaftec shares tips on how to get the best surcharge return

Date: 22-Aug-2019

Expert remanufacturers, Shaftec has revealed how garages can best look after old core to ensure they get the best surcharge return.

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Reman ticks all the boxes for fleet operators

Date: 22-Aug-2019

The perception of remanufacturing is changing in the automotive industry and with it an understanding from fleet operators of just how important the product is to an optimum total cost of ownership (TCO) of a truck or fleet.

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Autoparts UK leads aftermarket in curbing plastic waste

Date: 22-Aug-2019

Car parts distributor Autoparts UK has announced a significant increase in popularity of its bottle-free tablet form of screenwash under the P1 Autocare brand.

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TecAlliance Announces September Warranty & Returns Webinar Programme

Date: 22-Aug-2019

The global leader in data-driven solutions invites suppliers and traders to learn more about its innovative and money-saving warranty & returns platform, through two free webinars in early September.

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Roadlink says ‘no’ to brake shoe waste

Date: 16-Aug-2019

Remanufactured brake shoes reduce costs and landfill

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TecAlliance optimises accuracy of spare part identification with new vehicle attributes

Date: 16-Aug-2019

Model variety and various equipment variants are constantly increasing. TecAlliance implements new attributes in the vehicle data in order to enable accurate identification of the right spare parts worldwide.

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Rise of fake parts sees TMD Friction develop new ways to fight back

Date: 09-Aug-2019

TMD Friction has revealed that it is continuing to fight back against fake parts amid reports of a rise in the number of fake components entering the aftermarket.

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Philips X-tremeVision lauded by automotive publications

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Philips X-tremeVision, offering up to 130% brighter light(1) and developed by Lumileds, has been hailed as the ‘best performer for high beam reach’ by What Car? magazine.

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Ring RTC1000 Remains “Our Choice” for Auto Express

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Auto Express has tested the RTC1000 Rapid Digital Tyre Inflator and once again awarded it 5*, naming it “Our Choice” of inflator. The RTC1000 was pitched against two other models, and all were tested on their speed, accuracy and noisiness, with extras such as cable and air hose length, accessories, case and display quality also being taken into account.

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Exol announces NZ Motor Oils as sole distributor in New Zealand

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Exol Lubricants, the UK’s largest independent lubricants blender, has announced that NZ Motor Oils has become New Zealand’s sole distributor for the leading brand.

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Yuasa delivers new YBX Super Heavy Duty battery range for commercial vehicles

Date: 29-Jul-2019

GS Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd have launched their all new Yuasa YBX Super Heavy Duty battery range for commercial vehicles. The four-tiered range is available now and provides one of the most comprehensive and highest specification offers on the market.

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CCM full of praise for TechMan’s “invaluable” garage management system

Date: 29-Jul-2019

CCM (Complete Car Maintenance) has reported significant improvements in time management, staff efficiency and opportunities to upsell services in just over three months since adopting the TechMan garage management system.

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Textar launches Hydra Tec

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Premium brake brand, Textar, has expanded its range of brake installation and maintenance products with the launch of Hydra Tec.

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First Line expands gear control cable offering

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Range now up to more than 250 references

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Britpart sees sales soar through its online ordering portal

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Independent Land Rover parts wholesaler now processes around £300,000 of orders per day through its Origin trade portal

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New CleanLine MAHLE filter for commercial vehicles reduces maintenance costs

Date: 29-Jul-2019

 CleanLine fuel filters from MAHLE protect injection systems even if the fuel quality is very poor
 Unrivaled separation efficiency throughout lifetime

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Fyfes team focus on latest filter technology

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Leading distributor Fyfes Vehicle and Engineering Supplies Ltd continues to show its commitment to investing in the future of the aftermarket, after its sales team successfully took part in Blue Print filter training last month.

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Aftermarket spark plugs with more power than OE!

Date: 29-Jul-2019

DENSO celebrates 10 years of TT Spark Plug technology

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WAI rotating electrics range sees further growth

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Following an impressive showcase at June’s Birmingham Automechanika, WAIglobal’s growth shows no signs of stopping with the addition of four new-to-range starter motors and eight OE quality alternators to its extensive portfolio of rotating electrics.

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Tenneco presents all-new Megabond® Cylinder Liners at 2019 IAA Frankfurt

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Advanced liner technology enables greater durability, more compact high efficiency engines and easier cylinder block manufacturing

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Ring bulbs pass independent test with flying colours

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Ring, the automotive light expert, has secured a strong pass in the latest bulb tests published in CAT and What Car? magazines.

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New Engine Management Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released the fourth part of another NEW course in Engine Management, Petrol, Emissions: 4 Gas Analysis - Deviations from Lambda 1.

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LIQUI MOLY becomes name sponsor of Handball Bundesliga in Germany

Date: 29-Jul-2019

German oil and additive specialist relies on promotional benefit in one of the strongest leagues in the world

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Tenneco's award-winning Prime 3D® Simulation cuts engine cylinder component development time by up to 70 percent

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Proprietary software tool enables accurate prediction of piston and ring pack performance for early optimizations and elimination of multiple process iterations

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Blast it! How to disinfect air con systems this summer

Date: 29-Jul-2019

As we head into the warmer months, in-car air conditioning is being switched back on. Helen Robinson, marketing director at Euro Car Parts, speaks about a unique opportunity for garages this summer.

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A breath of fresh air: why you can’t ignore cabin filters

Date: 29-Jul-2019

Often considered non-essential, cabin filters are a wrongfully neglected service item. With summer around the corner and dust and pollen in the air, proper filtration is essential. Helen Robinson, marketing director at Euro Car Parts, stresses the importance of replacing cabin filters and the opportunity they present to workshops in hayfever season.

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VARTA® Silver Dynamic Auxiliary battery range is now available

Date: 23-Jul-2019

* Introduction of new range for dual battery systems
* Required by more than 10% of all start-stop passenger cars

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Delphi Technologies extends diesel service offering with launch of OE-approved common rail pump remanufacturing program

Date: 28-Jun-2019

Delphi Technologies’ new remanufactured program ensures a high-quality, competitively priced and timely replacement pump, increasing vehicle up time, while reducing repair bills.

With three service options - new, authorized repair and now reman – aftermarket professionals can choose the best solution for their customers and capitalize on the significant diesel service opportunity.

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Gear control cable update

Date: 28-Jun-2019

Premium Products and Technical Solutions

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New Engine Management Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: 28-Jun-2019

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released the fourth part of another NEW course in Engine Management, Petrol, Emissions: 4 Gas Analysis - Deviations from Lambda 1.

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Dayco awarded PACCAR Quality Achievement certificate

Date: 28-Jun-2019

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has again been independently recognised for the quality and distribution of its original equipment (OE) components, this time by PACCAR, with its 2018 Quality Achievement certification.

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ONE BOX battery replacement launch exceeds all expectations!

Date: 20-Jun-2019

Start/stop battery replacement concept proves the demand

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On the path to electromobility: HELLA develops pioneering battery solutions for mild hybrid vehicles

Date: 17-Jun-2019

• Dual voltage battery management system and PowerPack 48 volt support 48-volt mild hybridization
• New battery solutions enable savings of 5 to 6 grams of CO2 per kilometre driven

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Dayco plays its part in engine awards

Date: 17-Jun-2019

Power Transmission Specialist Features in Multiple Categories

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Workshop Solutions launches new tool catalogue

Date: 17-Jun-2019

Comprehensive guide to tools and equipment available now

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A vintage year for MAHLE’s Classic Line

Date: 14-Jun-2019

MAHLE’s recently launched Classic Line, featuring its special spare parts segment for vintage and modern classic cars, is experiencing high demand as the classic car market continues to grow.

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Schaeffler unveils REPXPERT app at Automechanika Birmingham 2019

Date: 14-Jun-2019

Schaeffler is delighted to unveil the REPXPERT app, which was launched on the opening day of Automechanika Birmingham 2019.

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Launch of the GS Yuasa Academy online learning platform will revolutionise battery training

Date: 14-Jun-2019

GS Yuasa, the world’s leading battery manufacturer, has launched its much-anticipated GS Yuasa Academy, a revolutionary online battery training platform. It was revealed to audiences at Automechanika, Birmingham and is now available online at academy.gs-yuasa.eu.

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Hybrid training: start now or get left behind

Date: 14-Jun-2019

There are already over 620,000 battery electric, plug-in hybrid or conventional hybrid vehicles on UK roads. This will only rise, with manufacturers set to dramatically increase production of these vehicles over the coming decade. Therefore, it’s surprising many garages have neither the skills or tools to safely service them.

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Customer loyalty program ‘ZF [pro]Points’ celebrates first birthday

Date: 14-Jun-2019

• Training incentives to be added to list of bonuses
• Existing participants will receive special first birthday present

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ZF Aftermarket Makes a Stand for Smarter Service and More Sustainable Future

Date: 14-Jun-2019

• ZF’s ‘See.Think.Act’ triad principle driving a smarter more sustainable future
• Aftermarket business well prepared and ahead of the curve when it comes to megatrend solutions
• Innovative product, service & training solutions for next generation mobility

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TRW Electric Blue: Product Portfolio Expansion

Date: 14-Jun-2019

• 97 percent European coverage of TRW Electric Blue brake pads
• Further Product Portfolio Expansion planned
• High Voltage Training accommodate change

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New Ferodo® Composite Brake Rotors Launched for BMW Aftermarket

Date: 14-Jun-2019

New range offers enhanced performance, reduced emissions and greater refinement

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Motaquip launches all-new purpose-built ECAT

Date: 14-Jun-2019

• Premium aftermarket parts supplier, Motaquip, further strengthens its cast-iron customer offer with the launch of its all-new, purpose-built ECAT system.
• Utilising world-class data, meticulously prepared and maintained by industry experts, the intuitive system offers comprehensive OE and competitor cross-referencing across all makes.
• Designed to deliver a simple, flexible user experience, the system includes multiple search options and operates seamlessly across mobile, tablet and desktop devices.
• Featuring useful tools such as the 'COMPARE' function, that allows users to analyse part data side-by-side for quick, easy comparison.

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Delphi Technologies' coated brake discs provide longer lasting corrosion protection than competition

Date: 14-Jun-2019

Independent testing shows a significant increase in corrosion resistance, with the Delphi Technologies’ disc lasting nearly 700 hours longer than leading OE and aftermarket brands.
The additional protection, which represents significantly more hours in normal driving conditions, will help boost repair quality and long-term customer satisfaction.
Ready-to-install, straight-from-the-box, Delphi Technologies’ coated brakes save time, boost margins and minimize returns.

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NOCO to exhibit at Coach & Bus UK 2019

Date: 14-Jun-2019

NOCO®, the industry leader, designer, marketer, and manufacturer of innovative consumer battery brands and portable jump starters is attending the 2019 Coach & Bus UK at NEC Birmingham. Visit the NOCO stand #C22 for exclusive access to the future of portable jump starting technology!

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WAI rotating electrics range coverage grows

Date: 14-Jun-2019

WAIglobal has added four new-to-range OE quality alternators to its extensive portfolio of rotating electrics, as its commitment to providing greater sales opportunities for garages and motor factors continues.

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Fit for future mobility—MAHLE expands thermal management portfolio for the vehicles of today and tomorrow

Date: 14-Jun-2019

 Behr Hella Service (BHS) to be taken over by MAHLE Aftermarket on January 1, 2020
 Customers benefit from a broad, continuously growing thermal management portfolio for conventional and electrically powered vehicles

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NSK to show innovations at the International VDI Congress ‘Dritev – Drivetrain for Vehicles’

Date: 14-Jun-2019

In line with the automotive industry’s shift to electric vehicle (EV) technology and the ongoing trend of downsizing, NSK will shine the spotlight on a compact EV drive system at the Dritev 2019 international congress in Bonn, Germany (10-11 July). Featuring NSK deep groove ball bearings, the innovative system is suitable for use at high speeds in powerful electric drivetrains.

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Performance parts: a perfect opportunity

Date: 14-Jun-2019

As we say goodbye to the cold and dreary months and welcome the warm weekends, there are opportunities to be made for workshops in-the-know. Spring marks the start of the show season and owners of performance vehicles dig out last year’s to-do lists, wipe away the winter grime and begin to plan. We spoke with Helen Robinson, marketing director at Euro Car Parts, to find out how workshops can help those with the desire to modify.

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Garages earn £5,400 extra per month with management software

Date: 14-Jun-2019

Autowork Online garage management software helps garages recover over £1.8 million of deferred work in the past 12 months

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Expand your range of customers quickly and cost-effectively – with TecAlliance’s Entry Supply Web

Date: 14-Jun-2019

TecAlliance has developed the new cloud-based web application ‘Entry Supply Web’. This will make it easy for smaller and medium-sized spare parts suppliers in the independent motor vehicle spare parts market to tap the entire customer base of TecAlliance’s Order Manager in a cost-effective manner; more than 25,000 users around the world now use this solution for order processing. It also enables buyers to reach as many suppliers as possible with a single tool.

Entry Supply Web makes it possible to receive and export stock orders from all trade customers linked to the Order Manager platform. Integration into one's own IT systems and other implementation efforts are unnecessary.

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MAM encourages catalogue users to prepare for forthcoming update

Date: 14-Jun-2019

Autocat v9.1 will add a host of new features including support for accessories, customisable buttons and MOT history

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DRiV™ to Supply Monroe Intelligent Suspension Technology on 2020 Toyota GR Supra Sports Coupe

Date: 21-May-2019

DRiV™, a Tenneco Inc. business and leading global aftermarket and ride performance supplier, has announced that advanced suspension technology from its Monroe® Intelligent Suspension portfolio is included on the fifth-generation, 2020 Toyota GR Supra sports coupe

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Move to the cloud helps Ellis Autoparts work more efficiently during busy periods

Date: 21-May-2019

Motor factor's upgrade from a server-based system has enabled it to invest in two new workstations

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Schaeffler: ‘Automechanika Birmingham 2019 can help workshops secure longevity’

Date: 21-May-2019

Schaeffler is inviting workshop owners to send at least one technician to Automechanika Birmingham 2019, as the global original equipment manufacturer and supplier urges independent workshops to future-proof their businesses

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Tenneco Issues New Monroe Shock Absorber Catalogue for Light Vehicles

Date: 21-May-2019

Company Builds on Ride Control Coverage Advantage with More Than 900 New Monroe Shock References

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TecAlliance – the leader in aftermarket data

Date: 20-May-2019

TecAlliance, known worldwide as the primary source of vehicle parts related data, will once again be exhibiting at Automechanika Birmingham, showcasing from stand P150 in hall 19, its ever growing portfolio of services and solutions for multiple sectors of the aftermarket from parts manufacturers and suppliers, to wholesalers and installers.

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HELLA– OE competence and technical know-how

Date: 20-May-2019

Original equipment (OE) manufacturer and system supplier HELLA, will make it four shows in a row when the doors open at the NEC for Automechanika Birmingham in June. At the forefront once again will be Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS), the market-leading workshop equipment brand, which specialises in aftermarket diagnostic and advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) calibration tools.

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DENSO invites Automechanika visitors to view e-Videns

Date: 20-May-2019

In addition to its comprehensive range of original equipment (OE) parts across multiple product categories, DENSO will be presenting its unique e-Videns vehicle inspection tool, designed to assist workshops with customer relations and business efficiencies.

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TechMan integrates with Payment Assist to combat the risk of customer non-payment

Date: 20-May-2019

TechMan, the garage management specialist, is integrating Payment Assist into its software to help ease the burden of costly or unexpected work for its users’ customers.

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EBT One Box unlocks the potential

Date: 20-May-2019

The solution to start-stop access

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New Engine Management Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: 20-May-2019

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released the fourth part of another NEW course in Engine Management, Petrol, Emissions: 4 Gas Analysis - Perfect Combustion

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SMPE becomes Lucas UK engine management licensee

Date: 20-May-2019

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE) has become the official UK & Ireland licensee for the Lucas brand of engine management.

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GS Yuasa to launch online training academy and preview new YBX commercial vehicle range at Automechanika, Birmingham

Date: 20-May-2019

GS Yuasa, UK market leader for automotive, motorcycle and industrial batteries, will launch and preview a host of new products at this year’s Automechanika, Birmingham

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Ring Bulb Wall Chart Gives Technicians Latest Tech Spec for Auto Lighting

Date: 20-May-2019

A new technical 6V and 12V bulb wall chart is available now from Ring, the vehicle lighting specialist, that gives factors a quick reference guide for replacement auto bulbs.

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NGK launches new NTK sensors range in the UK

Date: 20-May-2019

World-leading ignition and sensor manufacturer NGK has introduced a new range of premium NTK camshaft and crankshaft sensors (also known as engine speed & position sensors) to the UK.

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SMPE introduces new sensors across engine management portfolio

Date: 20-May-2019

Further 67 sensor products address aftermarket demand

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No brakes applied to National’s latest range development

Date: 02-May-2019

NTR discs highlight supplier’s intent to rapidly grow portfolio

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First Line Ltd continues growth with warehouse extension

Date: 02-May-2019

Scroll back just seven years and First Line Ltd relocated for a twelfth time as a business, from Bicester to a huge, purpose-built facility just off the M40 in Banbury, in a move that the management team believed would provide the space the company would need for its future growth plans. However, such has been the success of the business, that it has had to extend the facility for the second time since opening in 2012, adding a much needed 3,500sq.ft. of additional space!

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Charging ahead: Euro Car Parts invests in battery offering

Date: 02-May-2019

With more than six million Brits expected to hit the road for a trip away over the bank holiday, independent operators across the caravanning, motorhome and marine sector are gearing up for an upturn in battery sales. To meet this expected surge in demand, leading motor factor Euro Car Parts has invested in its own leisure battery offering.

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Why do crankshaft pulleys, a major UK service part, fail?

Date: 02-May-2019

Even considering its status as a major service part in the UK, very little awareness is given to this very important engine part and can even be missed or forgotten in your next service.

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OSRAM LEDriving Working and Driving Lights. Light for dedicated working applications.

Date: 29-Apr-2019

OSRAM’s new range of LED working and driving lights offer the most sophisticated LED technology and design on the market. These new products are available in three categories: functional, multifunctional and slim, all of which offer a variety of performances, shapes and beam patterns with various illumination profiles including: spot, wide and combo.

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Meet Nicolas Hamilton on the NGK stand at Automechanika

Date: 29-Apr-2019

Racing driver Nicolas Hamilton – who competes in the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) – will be appearing on ignition specialist NGK’s stand at the forthcoming Automechanika Show at Birmingham.

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Launch gets set for Automechanika

Date: 25-Apr-2019

New diagnostic products set to premier at event

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Comline's Part of the Month stops the Vauxhall Insignia in its tracks

Date: 25-Apr-2019

Comline continues its Part of the Month video series with a new bite-sized clip bringing to life references CBP32371 and CBP32384, front and rear brake pads servicing the popular Vauxhall Insignia

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NEW alternator for commercial vehicles in AS-PL offer

Date: 25-Apr-2019

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A0658S and is the product of the AS brand.

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World premiere of the new HELLA design beacon at the bauma in Munich

Date: 25-Apr-2019

• HELLA introduces a new LED technology to the beacon market
• Warning light for special vehicles such as construction vehicles provides a unique appearance

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WAI introduces NTR alternators

Date: 24-Apr-2019

Wider choice means greater coverage under its rotating electrics range

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Tenneco Supplies Suspension on Jaguar I-PACE All-Electric SUV, European Car of the Year

Date: 24-Apr-2019

Tenneco Inc., a global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems, is supplying suspension components for the new Jaguar I-PACE all-electric luxury crossover SUV. The Jaguar I-Pace has been revealed as 2019 European Car of the Year

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New diagnostics brand unveiled at training event

Date: 16-Apr-2019

A new diagnostics brand, exclusively available from Midwest Motor Factors and Monmore Auto Parts, has debuted at the motor factor’s quarterly training event, held at GTG Wolverhampton.

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Garage management software update to support Xero accounts package

Date: 16-Apr-2019

The Autowork Online accounting update will allow detailed exports of sales and purchase invoices to Xero

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TRW's 'True Originals' campaign moves into the next round with digital marketing

Date: 10-Apr-2019

•ZF Aftermarket advises workshops to adapt communications in line with rising digitalization and utilize cost effective digital marketing and social media platforms
•New phase of TRW campaign shows how digital marketing can help workshops increase sales and secure customer loyalty

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Cloud software simplifies move to new premises for Syncro Motor Factors

Date: 09-Apr-2019

Car parts distributor was quickly able to continue trading as usual following relocation thanks to Autopart Online

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Yuasa to give away a Honda Fireblade and other fantastic prizes in new consumer motorcycle competition

Date: 09-Apr-2019

Yuasa, the world’s leading battery manufacturer and Original Equipment (OE) supplier to all top motorcycle brands is launching an exciting motorcycle scratchcard competition this spring.

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Delphi Technologies adds more than 900 new applications to its extended air conditioning range in readiness for summer sales boost

Date: 09-Apr-2019

- Leveraging its OE expertise, Delphi Technologies’ new-to-range air conditioning (A/C) parts feature the latest technology for a high-quality, long-lasting repair.
- Its comprehensive A/C range, one of the best in the industry, provides distributors and garages with an opportunity to profit from a fast-growing market.

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Delphi Technologies provides additional revenue opportunity for garages with new GDi test and cleaning capability

Date: 09-Apr-2019

- The latest generation machine enables the testing of both gasoline direct injection (GDi) and port fuel injection (PFi) systems, in as little as five minutes.
- Additional range of ultrasonic cleaning equipment allows garages to clean carbon deposits, a common service issue with GDi engines.
- Together with OE parts, diagnostic tools and training, the full-service GDi solution opens-up a fast growing and profitable market opportunity for the independent aftermarket.

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Shaftec counts down to 654 new-to-range parts in 2019

Date: 09-Apr-2019

Leading transmission company Shaftec is driving into Quarter 2 of 2019 with the news that it expects to launch an impressive 654 new to range product references this year. This announcement follows reports that 2018 was the businesses best and busiest year to date.

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Lucas brand World Championship sponsors of GB ice hockey team

Date: 09-Apr-2019

Brand’s commitment reflects growing partnership

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How to profit from health & safety with Philips headlights and professional workshop lamps

Date: 09-Apr-2019

Lumileds recommend that workshops offer a free lighting check to motorists before the spring and summer break, to increase not only their business revenue by getting more customers in the door but also to ensure motorists are safe on the road.

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Essport Autoparts praises "thoroughly worthwhile" MOT visit with MAM

Date: 09-Apr-2019

Independent auto parts specialist describes MAM's visits as a "fantastic idea"

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Open fusion platform simplifies the development of autonomous driving functions

Date: 04-Apr-2019

• Open interfaces enable faster dissemination of autonomous driving functions in the mid-range segment
• First fully autonomous driving functions integrated in three demonstration vehicles
• ISO standardisation processes initiated for sensor data interfaces

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The future of sales in wholesale distribution

Date: 04-Apr-2019

The wholesale distribution industry is in the throes of rapid change. As the traditional sales rep trekking across the country with a car-full of product catalogues, Rolodexes clutched firmly to their chests becomes increasingly obsolete, what does the future hold for the typical sales rep in these industries?

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MAM reveals upcoming developments for popular vehicle parts catalogue

Date: 03-Apr-2019

Autocat v9.1 will add a host of new features including support for accessories, customisable buttons and MOT history

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How to upsell and cross-sell effectively: 5 Top Tips from sales-i

Date: 01-Apr-2019

When you’re looking for ways to grow your business, you could do worse than using tried and tested upselling or cross-selling techniques.

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Why Quality Matters: Driving customer loyalty for garage owners with OSRAM OE halogen and xenon automotive bulbs

Date: 01-Apr-2019

Light for longer: Fit OSRAM Original Equipment for complete customer satisfaction

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TecAlliance's Demand Dashboard: business intelligence for the spare parts industry

Date: 28-Mar-2019

TecAlliance has developed a new solution: the Demand Dashboard. This module of the Analytics Manager enables parts manufacturers to precisely optimise their own product portfolio. It enables product managers to make more intelligent decisions that are substantiated and data-driven. Considering the extensive data available, the Demand Dashboard is among the most comprehensive business intelligence solutions now available to the independent automotive aftermarket (IAM) and is available from the end of March 2019.

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National Auto Parts introduces NTR clutch kits

Date: 28-Mar-2019

Latest expansion highlights exclusive Land Rover TD5 application

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“Garages don’t want anything other than MAHLE” says SRS Autoparts

Date: 28-Mar-2019

In a time when the automotive aftermarket craves consistency of supply, SRS Autoparts – based in Glasgow and Edinburgh – has invested in its availability of MAHLE filtration due to overwhelming demand from garages.

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Brexit ready!

Date: 28-Mar-2019

Whilst the Brexit pantomime has been playing out, Kilen have taken steps to ensure their unrivalled availability of 99.9% is maintained whatever the outcome

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MTS extends exhausts range

Date: 28-Mar-2019

MTS has introduced two new exhaust systems for FIAT and Alfa Romeo, exclusively to the aftermarket, as it continues to bring ‘in demand’ products to its UK customers

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Wiseman Motor Services: ‘Schaeffler’s LuK double clutch training means we are fully tooled-up and trained to repair these common vehicles’

Date: 28-Mar-2019

The owner of a south-Birmingham-based independent workshop has thanked Schaeffler REPXPERT after the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) made a return visit to discover how LuK double clutch training has helped him to access a lucrative additional business opportunity.

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HELLA Sonne technical support service

Date: 28-Mar-2019

Sonne, HELLA UK’s premium quality, refinish paint brand for the aftermarket, has launched a bespoke technical support service for its growing network of bodyshop customers.

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Mark's Auto Accessories praises MAM's easy-to-use business management software

Date: 27-Mar-2019

Car parts and accessories retailer made a "long-term business decision" to move to Autopart Online

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Comline launch 'Part of the Month' video series

Date: 15-Mar-2019

• Comline introduces Part of the Month – a video series showcasing the brand's must-have references.
• Punchy, engaging and optimised for social media and smartphone viewing, the bite-sized clips will be shared monthly via the brand's YouTube channel.

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LIQUI MOLY additives with new pourers

Date: 15-Mar-2019

More protection from using the wrong additive

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Demand grows for National Auto Parts’ brake products

Date: 15-Mar-2019

In response to increasing demand from factors and garages, leading UK clutch and brake specialist National Auto Parts has added further pads and discs to its burgeoning braking portfolio.

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New Diesel Diagnostics Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: 15-Mar-2019

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released a new course for subscribers in their Diesel Diagnostics section: Diagnosing Inlet Metered High Pressure Diesel Pumps - Part 4.

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Exol Taurus Euro FE Plus 5W-30 meets new Scania lubricant spec

Date: 15-Mar-2019

Exol has announced the introduction of an advanced lubricant designed to cover the latest Scania engines.

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Launch UK’s new battery tester system now available

Date: 15-Mar-2019

Launch UK, one of the leading UK suppliers of automotive diagnostics equipment, has introduced a new BST-860 battery tester system, offering a complete testing solution for technicians.

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Launch UK’s new battery tester system now available

Date: 07-Mar-2019

Launch UK, one of the leading UK suppliers of automotive diagnostics equipment, has introduced a new BST-860 battery tester system, offering a complete testing solution for technicians

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MAHLE’s new troubleshooting guide to support technicians

Date: 07-Mar-2019

MAHLE Aftermarket has re-released a troubleshooting guide for technicians, aimed at offering technical support on potential issues caused by engine components and filters

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ZF Oil Analysis Test Kit cuts the cost of repair and maintenance

Date: 07-Mar-2019

• Service enables commercial vehicle repairs to be addressed before failure reducing unscheduled downtime
• Minimises owning and operating costs
• Provides detailed insight into the health of major components
• Identifies wear, contamination and helps manage oil change intervals

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New clutch kits announced by National Auto Parts

Date: 06-Mar-2019

Aftermarket first for Audi A3 Quattro application

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Euro Car Parts moves for MOOG®

Date: 06-Mar-2019

Euro Car Parts has further bolstered its extensive range of steering and suspension parts, with the introduction of more than 2,500 product codes from MOOG®. The dynamic partnership launches in March 2019, with Euro Car Parts rolling further references out across its branch network throughout the year.

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ECP becomes official MAHLE retailer in the UK and Ireland, for the innovative A/C stations line ACX ArticPRO®

Date: 06-Mar-2019

Olaf Henning, Managing Director of MAHLE Aftermarket announces a new, important development of the long-term cooperation with the ECP Group.

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Comline expands stellar filtration line-up with a burst of new references

Date: 05-Mar-2019

• Comline expands its 1800-strong filtration line-up with a group of key new references
• Spanning the European and Asian vehicle parc, servicing both mainstream and premium applications, these new references underline the brand’s cross-market, all makes coverage
• Delivering Comline’s famed consistent quality and genuine value for money promise, its comprehensive filtration range continues to go from strength to strength

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Total control: Comline adds 500 new references to steering and suspension range

Date: 05-Mar-2019

• Comline adds an impressive 500 new references to its rapidly expanding Steering and Suspension product line.
• New references showcase the breadth of the brand’s range, which caters for 95% of the European, Japanese and Korean car parc.
• Backed by Comline’s three-year 36,000-miles / 60,000-kilometres warranty, the packed line-up delivers outstanding quality, exceptional value, and total peace of mind.

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Why it’s not worth postponing brake pad replacement

Date: 19-Feb-2019

Is the tread depth in your tyres nearing the legal limit? Well, it has not reached the limit yet, they will survive one more season...Is your mechanic indicating excessive play in shock absorbers? Well, I can still drive with them a little longer…

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Borg & Beck Filtration

Date: 18-Feb-2019

The importance of cabin filter replacement

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Delphi Technologies’ brake pads excel in high-performance vehicle testing

Date: 18-Feb-2019

- Delphi Technologies outperformed the competition in brake pad tests on a VW Touareg
- The Delphi Technologies’ pad delivered exceptional stopping power, control and brake fade stability, while braking quietly and wearing less
- Delphi Technologies achieved the optimal balance between noise, wear and stopping performance for a high-quality brake pad that technicians can fit with confidence
- The outstanding results back-up tests on a VW Passat, where Delphi Technologies stopped quicker, quieter and lasted longer than the competition

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Online Automotive Training Provider OurVirtualAcademy.com launches new and upgraded training platform!

Date: 15-Feb-2019

Online training provider has been investing in a system wide revamp of its online training platform and has now begun rolling it out to their clients.

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The new same-day alliance

Date: 15-Feb-2019

Kilen Springs have partnered with Marathon Warehouse Distribution to create a new same-day alliance, offering multiple same-day deliveries across GB.

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E-commerce solution boosts sales and revenue at Autosupplies

Date: 11-Feb-2019

Chesterfield-based motor factor says Origin WebTrade has enabled it to handle higher sales volumes with ease

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MAM announces updates to its garage management software

Date: 11-Feb-2019

MAM Software reveals details of the latest version of its Autowork Online software

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MAHLE: digital boost in Aftermarket maximizes customer benefits

Date: 11-Feb-2019

The automotive industry is in the midst of a digitalisation process. Everyone is talking about connectivity and autonomous driving, which are developments that offer wholesalers and workshops additional sales potential.

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Service Partner takes full advantage of ZF training

Date: 11-Feb-2019

• Paul Clark Services Ltd (PCS) sees growth as Service Partner
• ZF key to bridging skills gap
• More partnerships promoting ZF’s capabilities

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SMPE’s extended coverage under Fuel Pump range

Date: 11-Feb-2019

Leading independently owned automotive parts manufacturer and supplier Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE), has announced that almost 2.5 million further vehicles are now covered by its existing fuel pump range.

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New solenoid range additions from SMPE

Date: 11-Feb-2019

SMPE, the UK's leading automotive parts manufacturer and supplier, has added five new parts to its solenoid range, delivering many benefits to the aftermarket through its OE quality competence, including both extensive European car parc coverage and greater performance.

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TruckTEC range exclusively produced for G-TRUCK and UAN TRUCK distributors

Date: 07-Feb-2019

The TruckTEC range includes V-Stays as part of the suspension programme. The range has been produced exclusively for G-TRUCK & UAN TRUCK distributors by a major steering and suspension factory with over 16 years’ experience in manufacturing.

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Philips shed light on Daytime running lights

Date: 06-Feb-2019

Following the recent reports that drivers are confused by Daytime running lights (DRL’s) and what the legal requirement is for them being fitted to vehicles, Philips, inventor of the Daylight Xenon HID daytime running lights sheds some light.

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Euro Car Parts providing FiberFix for repairers

Date: 29-Jan-2019

A range of professional repair products, claiming to be ten times stronger than duct tape, is now available to repairers and bodyshops through Euro Car Parts. The leading distributor of car and LCV parts has added the US-based FiberFix brand to its consumables portfolio, available now from more than 300 branches nationwide.

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MAM solutions help Motive Components future-proof its business

Date: 29-Jan-2019

Longstanding MAM customer adapts and upgrades its systems to meet changing business needs

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MTS brand driving quality to aftermarket, say leading factors

Date: 29-Jan-2019

Exhaust supplier’s fit and range also rated highly

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New year hails further growth for National as more NTR introduced

Date: 29-Jan-2019

Leading Clutch and Brake specialist National Auto Parts shows no signs of halting growth in 2019 as it introduces more additions across two of its key product ranges.

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New Features on KYB Suspension Solutions Mobile App

Date: 22-Jan-2019

KYB Europe has launched a number of new features on its popular mobile App, designed to help workshops identify the need to sell suspension parts and communicate effectively with the motorist. Initially previewed at Automechanika Frankfurt, the features are now live for all users.

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NSK develops world’s first hydraulic load detection device

Date: 22-Jan-2019

The structure of NSK’s load detection device feature two layers of seal to prevent fluid leaks In a world-first, NSK has developed a load detection device that prevents the overloading of commercial vehicles and improves safety. Offering easy fitment to the suspension of vans, light trucks and other commercial vehicles, the device enables precise weight measurement on the go.

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Selecting the right battery based on the vehicle and customer driving habits

Date: 22-Jan-2019

Now we are in the middle of winter, the demand for battery replacement within workshops is reaching its highest due to the cold weather. What's more, different vehicles and customer driving styles place varying demands on the battery. This guide will ensure your workshop is fully prepared and fitting the correct batteries for the customer.

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NEW starter in AS-PL offer

Date: 16-Jan-2019

Another new starter has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The starter has an index number S3165S and is the product of the AS brand.

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Integrated card payments will save time and reduce errors

Date: 16-Jan-2019

MAM's partnership with Paymentsense will soon enable businesses to easily take card and contactless payments at point of sale

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Celebrating Our First Shock Absorber Customers!

Date: 16-Jan-2019

We’ve had our first Maysan Mando orders, and we want to say a big thank you!

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GT Automotive - Our Maysan Mando Shock Absorbers Are Finally Here!

Date: 16-Jan-2019

We are extremely excited to announce that Maysan Mando has officially landed. But we don’t want to keep them forever… We want your customers to have them!

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NGK kickstarts 2019 with BoxClever Mega Draw

Date: 16-Jan-2019

NGK is starting the New Year with a bang by giving members of its BoxClever UK independent garage loyalty scheme the chance to win hundreds of thousands of points in a blockbusting Mega Draw.

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New catalogue descriptions simplify clutch kit identification

Date: 16-Jan-2019

Data update makes it easier for Autocat catalogue users to supply the correct type of clutch kit

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Motaquip launches all-new wiper blade package

Date: 16-Jan-2019

• Trusted aftermarket parts supplier Motaquip launches all-new wiper blade line-up
• Premium Hydroglide package offers conventional blades, flat blade sets, retrofit, universal fit, hybrid and rear blades
• eQuip, a high-quality, value conscious range, delivers standard blades across 13 essential references
• Comprehensive line-up provides silent, smear-free wiping to 95% of the European, Korean and Japanese vehicle parc

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Cleaning up the market : Euro Car Parts adds Carbon Clean to growing diesel range

Date: 16-Jan-2019

Repairers can now access a complete range of diesel particulate filter (DPF) specialist cleaning equipment through Euro Car Parts. Thanks to an agreement with leading manufacturer Carbon Clean, the growing motor factor is now providing effective cleaning solutions for any type of engine, through its Workshop Solutions brand.

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Full throttle from SMPE with further increased application coverage

Date: 16-Jan-2019

Over one million extra vehicles now covered by existing Throttle Body range

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Braking report: benchmarking matters

Date: 16-Jan-2019

Lumag - the leading brake friction material supplier – has revealed the results of its latest benchmarking exercise, where once again leading OES and aftermarket brands underperformed compared to Lumag’s own brand BRECK brake pads and discs.

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HaynesPro - Data release | 2019 Q1

Date: 16-Jan-2019

HaynesPro have released their latest quarterly data release newsletter.

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Sachs Shock Absorbers – Proven Performance under the Most Extreme Conditions

Date: 16-Jan-2019

• New campaign illustrates how Sachs shock absorbers are designed to operate under the most extreme conditions for comfort and performance
• Innovative range including: lightweight aluminium shock absorbers and use continuous damping control (CDC ) technology

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HELLA and AEye seek to extend collaboration for sensing and perception solutions for ADAS and Automated Driving

Date: 16-Jan-2019

• Cooperation focus in the field of LiDAR sensor and iDAR system development
• First results will be already demonstrated at CES 2019 in Las Vegas

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Providing the parts workshops really need

Date: 16-Jan-2019

Specialist knowledge delivers the goods

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GT Automotive are very proud to announce a new regional partnership with CR Marks Motor Components located in Banbury, Oxfordshire

Date: 16-Jan-2019

C.R. Marks pride themselves on their top quality service to all customers. Their main aim, above all, is to exceed all service requirements for range, availability and price and are dedicated to supplying the right part in the shortest time possible.

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Extra 7 million vehicles covered by existing SMPE parts

Date: 16-Jan-2019

Air Mass Meter and Oxygen Sensor ranges benefit from vehicle coverage boost

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Are spreadsheets still useful in business today?

Date: 15-Jan-2019

Spreadsheets have become a staple for professionals on a daily basis with an estimated 750 million people using Excel. But despite the success of the spreadsheet, they are fast being phased out by other, more modern solutions

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TecAlliance: TecDoc Catalogue 3.0 available on 1 January 2019 in TecAlliance online shop – new standard in spare parts identification – optional integration of RMI data

Date: 15-Jan-2019

Version 3.0 of the TecDoc Catalogue is now available. The spare parts catalogue is designed to be more user-friendly and intuitive than ever, enabling faster and more precise searches.

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Progress update for Making Tax Digital - Autowork Online enters pilot testing phase

Date: 15-Jan-2019

We have been busily working on solutions to help our customers be compliant with Making Tax Digital (MTD), and are continuing to develop our software as the April 1st deadline approaches.

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MAM provides progress update on Making Tax Digital developments

Date: 07-Jan-2019

MAM Software's business management applications begin pilot testing

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New Three-Part Hybrid Components Chapter at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: 04-Jan-2019

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released a new three-part Hybrid Components Chapter for subscribers: Hybrid Braking Systems.

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Autoelectro offers answer to known fault on one of the UK’s bestselling vehicles

Date: 04-Jan-2019

As the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders releases its latest car registration data, Autoelectro can reveal a solution to a known fault on one of 2018’s bestsellers – the Volkswagen Polo – which, unless acted on, could cause the premature failure of the starter motor.

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Management software saves Ferris Garage time, money and resources

Date: 04-Jan-2019

MAM’s Autowork Online cuts administration costs and recoups lost man hours at family-owned garage

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KYB celebrates reaching 4 million shock absorber fitting video viewings

Date: 04-Jan-2019

KYB Europe Aftermarket is celebrating reaching 4 million views of the fitting videos on their YouTube channel.

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TTC to release 20th Edition of its popular parts catalogue

Date: 04-Jan-2019

TTC has been a leading supplier of Commercial Vehicle Parts for over 40 years and its popular parts catalogue has been a constant companion throughout the years. The current publication now in its 19th Edition is soon to be replaced with Edition 20, boasting new sections and many new updates and additional parts.

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Practical Tip: Conduct a Professional DMF Stress Test before Time-Consuming Component Removal

Date: 21-Dec-2018

• Conduct thorough troubleshoot check before costly DMF component exchange
• Bespoke Sachs tool allows inspection of installed dual-mass flywheels

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More vehicles covered in SMPE’s Brake Light Switch range

Date: 21-Dec-2018

Parts now cover 281,000 additional vehicle applications

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NEW alternator in AS-PL offer

Date: 21-Dec-2018

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A2072S and is the product of the AS brand. The Alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and starts rate guaranteed by AS. The product can be used in Audi Q7.

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NEW alternator in AS-PL offer

Date: 10-Dec-2018

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A2072S and is the product of the AS brand. The Alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and starts rate guaranteed by AS. The product can be used in Audi Q7.

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Lumileds take performance to the X-treme

Date: 10-Dec-2018

Philips X-tremeVision headlights are made for outstanding performance, producing up to 130% more brightness, superior beam length and 10G vibration resistance, enabling the driver to see further, react faster and drive safer.

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SMPE’s ABS sensor range extends vehicle coverage

Date: 10-Dec-2018

2.7 million more vehicles covered by existing range

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National introduces new Wheel Hub Units for top marques

Date: 10-Dec-2018

Clutch and brake specialist also expands brake pad range

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NEW upgraded 12+ Series Lightbar available from ECCO

Date: 10-Dec-2018

ECCO, the leading manufacturer of commercial vehicle warning equipment, launches the new upgraded 12+ Series LED Lightbar. The lightbar is unique, reliable and has been engineered to offer excellent value in terms of performance, durability, style and cost.

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Water pump to engine hose - First Line Cooling Solutions

Date: 30-Nov-2018

First Line Ltd is a prominent aftermarket supplier with over 37,000 references across 60 different product lines, including an extensive range of premium quality cooling components.

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Hand cleaner is now more environment-friendly

Date: 30-Nov-2018

LIQUI MOLY replaces microplastic with biological abrasive

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LIQUI MOLY sets new sales record

Date: 30-Nov-2018

German oil and additives specialist achieves record turnover of € 53.8 million in October

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No more loss of performance and increased consumption

Date: 30-Nov-2018

Super Diesel Additive by LIQUI MOLY gives the engine its original efficiency back

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New Oil Guide by LIQUI MOLY

Date: 30-Nov-2018

Clarity in the crowded field of oil specifications

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Enhanced MANN-FILTER FreciousPlus: the new standard in cabin air filters

Date: 06-Nov-2018

• Comprehensive performance range of FreciousPlus 2 sets new standards
• Separates even ultra-fine particles (0.1 μm) and PM1 particles
• Highly effective NO2-blocker

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Passenger and light commercial vehicle references make-up Autoelectro’s latest new-to-range bulletin

Date: 06-Nov-2018

Autoelectro has released details of an influx of new-to-range part numbers, featuring a mixture of passenger and light commercial vehicles.

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NGK launches 20 new wide band NTK Lambda sensors

Date: 06-Nov-2018

Ignition specialist NGK continues to enhance its NTK sensors offering with the launch of 20 new wide band Lambda sensors in November 2018.

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TecAlliance helps workshops change tyres

Date: 06-Nov-2018

Despite the fact that here in the UK and Ireland there is not a culture of changing from summer to winter tyres at the end of the season, tyre related problems do increase during the colder, wetter months.

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Pulley Failure and Diagnosis - Guidance from Corteco

Date: 06-Nov-2018

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 highly likely that the vehicle will return to the garage several times until the root cause is found. In this guide, we will take you through the causes and tips on how to avoid premature failures in the future.

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Exol introduces new 500g grease cartridges

Date: 02-Nov-2018

Exol Lubricants, the UK’s largest independent lubricants blender, has introduced four new 500g grease cartridges to its extensive range of grease products, designed to allow complete use of lubricating grease without leakage.

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ZF Aftermarket Removes Surcharge on Sachs HCV Clutches

Date: 02-Nov-2018

• Surcharge removal effective immediately
• Improved customer cash flow by reducing money tied up in surcharge
• Returning core to one central hub will simplify core handling for customers

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GS Yuasa's lithium-ion cells are delivered to the International Space Station for the second time

Date: 25-Oct-2018

GS Yuasa lithium-ion cells have been installed on the International Space Station (ISS) for the second time.

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KYB recognised with Toyota award

Date: 24-Oct-2018

KYB Corporation has received an award from Toyota Motor Corporation, to recognise original technology development.

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Are you spending too much time identifying parts

Date: 18-Oct-2018

TTC has been a leading supplier of Commercial Vehicle Parts for over 40 years and its popular parts catalogue has been a constant companion throughout the years. The current publication now in its 19th Edition is soon to be replaced with Edition 20, boasting new sections and many new updates and additional parts.

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Ring bulbs shine brightly as top products

Date: 16-Oct-2018

Ring, the world-leading lighting and automotive electrical specialist based in Leeds, is celebrating after receiving two Auto Express Recommended Awards for its halogen bulbs in a recent product group test by Auto Express.

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ECCO introduces the NEW EW3000 and EW3010 Series Remote Spotlights

Date: 16-Oct-2018

ECCO a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicle warning and safety equipment has announced the release of two motorised searchlights. The new EW3000 and EW3010 Series spotlights can be installed wirelessly and are available in black and white housings.

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First Line keeps it cool

Date: 15-Oct-2018

PSA Thermostat Specification Changes

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NEW starter no. S6253S in AS-PL offer

Date: 15-Oct-2018

The company has introduced a new starter with index number S6253S, which is the product of the AS brand. The new product model belongs to the Standard line which means 100% reliability and start rate guaranteed by AS. The product can be used in selected models of Subaru Forester, Subaru Impreza, Subaru Baja, Subaru Legacy, Subaru Outback.

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HELLA and Faurecia present concept for vehicle interior of the future

Date: 15-Oct-2018

Dynamic interior lighting solutions can be experienced in a vehicle at the Paris Motor Show

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Unbeatable Autumn Garage Essentials from The Parts Alliance

Date: 15-Oct-2018

The Parts Alliance’s Autumn Garage Essentials promotion is just out with some eye-catching products and brands to boost workshop profits as the colder days shorten.

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Park Safety Fix: Safe lighting for trailers or semitrailers

Date: 15-Oct-2018

• Park lighting system enables independent trailer lighting

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What makes a good halogen bulb?

Date: 15-Oct-2018

Although you wouldn’t think so at first glance, headlight bulbs are high-precision products. While a normal household bulb distributes its light over a radius of just a few metres, a headlight bulb combined with the reflector has to transfer the light accurately onto the road at a distance much greater than 50 metres.

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Padtech releases new pads for Jaguar and Audi

Date: 15-Oct-2018

Autoparts UK has introduced more new brake pad references under the established Padtech brand, offering customers expanded vehicle parc coverage.

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Lumag feature: Braking trends

Date: 15-Oct-2018

Leading global OE manufacturer and aftermarket supplier of brake friction products LUMAG, alongside its innovative BRECK brand, provides a brief lesson in the evolution of brake pad technology, and the benefits ceramic brake pads can bring.

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MAF Sensors the latest product now available same-day

Date: 15-Oct-2018

WAI and Marathon bring expertise and service to engine management supply

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Federal-Mogul Motorparts makes key announcements at Automechanika 2018

Date: 15-Oct-2018

Company promotes Champion® extension, Ferodo® technical advances, Jurid®OE wins, multiple new OE engine technologies, BERU®* Iridium spark plugs, and more

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MOOG® Announces Innovative New Technology Launch & Increased European Manufacturing Capacity at Automechanika Frankfurt

Date: 15-Oct-2018

New technology provides increased safety, quality, comfort and durability and marks the beginning of a vibrant rebranding for the steering and suspension specialist

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Federal-Mogul Motorparts Launches New “Technician First” Support Program

Date: 15-Oct-2018

Garage Gurus will set new standards for aftermarket technical support across Europe, the Middle-East and Africa – earning prestigious award nomination

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Sun glare putting poorly functioning wiper blades in the spotlight

Date: 15-Oct-2018

• Sun glare combined with dirty windscreens a hazard for drivers, warns DENSO
• Current wiper range includes 232 parts numbers covering a car parc of 330 million vehicles
• OE supplier helping workshops prepare for sales windfall with new wipers catalogue
• Wiper fault-finding tips can help motorists spot the signs of poor wipers

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The Parts Alliance to launch Champion air compressors range

Date: 15-Oct-2018

The Parts Alliance has struck an exclusive automotive UK distribution agreement with Champion air compressors.

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Lumileds keeping drivers on the road-reducing downtime

Date: 15-Oct-2018

Lumileds, licensed to use the Philips brand for its automotive lighting and accessories product, is committed to developing lighting solutions to meet the needs of large and small bus and truck fleet owners, transportation departments and garage professionals in order to reduce downtime.

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Lumileds launch three new Philips professional LED workshop lamps offering a unique dimmering function

Date: 15-Oct-2018

Lumileds is delighted to introduce the Philips pocket inspection lamp RCH5S, hand inspection lamp RCH25, and projector PJH10 all featuring a unique dimming function for enhanced comfort while working.

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Lumileds launch Philips WhiteVision ultra car headlamps- significantly improving visibility and revolutionising the car’s look

Date: 15-Oct-2018

Get a sharp, irresistible look with the new Philips WhiteVision ultra halogen car headlights. Featuring the latest coating formula, these bulbs deliver a stunning 4,200 Kelvin revolutionising the car’s look. As the whitest road-legal halogen lights in the Philips automotive portfolio, they are the perfect choice for a cool, stylish upgrade.

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MTS range of exhaust parts now listed on MAM’s Autocat

Date: 11-Oct-2018

MTS exhaust systems, distributed in the UK by Opera Automotive, has announced that its full catalogue of exhausts, catalytic converters and fittings, is now listed on MAM Software’s online vehicle parts catalogue Autocat, as the brand continues to gain popularity with motor factors and installers throughout the UK.

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SMPE cranks up Engine Management growth

Date: 10-Oct-2018

Latest NTR expansion includes further additions under Lucas brand

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REPXPERTs show the difference between DMF and solid conversion clutches

Date: 10-Oct-2018

Video discusses how dual mass flywheels work and the possible risks associated with solid flywheel conversions

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Schaeffler introduces crucial ‘4T’ guidelines as timing belt service ‘best practice’

Date: 05-Oct-2018

Schaeffler is urging all technicians to follow its ‘4T’ guidelines when replacing during the service and installation of its INA belt systems and components.

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“Because of My Service Trust business is booming!”

Date: 03-Oct-2018

We had a very rewarding trip up to Stirling in Scotland recently to see how long-term customer, Kilgannon Motors was getting on with My Service Trust.

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NGK choose Automechanika Frankfurt to launch new sensors

Date: 03-Oct-2018

World-leading ignition and sensor manufacturer NGK chose Automechanika Frankfurt for the European launch of its new premium NTK camshaft and crankshaft sensors

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National Auto Parts enhances its brake and clutch offering

Date: 02-Oct-2018

National Auto Parts’ brake and clutch product range continues to go from strength to strength, with the introduction of 13 new brake pads, three new discs and two new clutch kits in the past month, further expanding its aftermarket coverage.

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SMPE to take control of Lucas licence for UK & Ireland

Date: 02-Oct-2018

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE) is to become the official UK & Ireland licensee for the Lucas brand of engine management.

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MTS & Bullseye focus on exhaust quality

Date: 02-Oct-2018

New brand becoming increasingly requested by garages

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Painted caliper range expands

Date: 02-Oct-2018

Brake Engineering has expanded its range of original colour painted calipers for the independent aftermarket, as it continues to meet demand from garages.

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ZF Aftermarket Makes Service Smarter for the Future

Date: 02-Oct-2018

• ZF Smart Service: an app as a "digital screwdriver"
• Controlling mixed fleets digitally increases efficiency
• Interconnecting vehicles intelligently creates new potential

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DENSO out in force at Automechanika Frankfurt

Date: 21-Sep-2018

• Leading OE aftermarket supplier launches e-Videns tool in Europe
• Visitors treated to Le Mans 24 winner Mike Conway and celebrity mechanic Edd China
• DENSO boasted interactive stand to highlight aftermarket range and coverage

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Another productive Automechanika for automotive electronics manufacturer Mobiletron!

Date: 21-Sep-2018

Manufacturer of automotive electronics Mobiletron UK, enjoyed a productive Automechanika Frankfurt show. Amongst their range of ever popular ignition coils, engine management products, TPMS and rotating electronics, Mobiletron launched several new products at the show.

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NGK launch new products at Automechanika Frankfurt

Date: 21-Sep-2018

World-leading ignition and sensor manufacturer NGK chose Automechanika Frankfurt for the European launch of its new premium NTK camshaft and crankshaft sensors.

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Schaeffler’s ‘garage of the future’ exhibit wows visitors at Automechanika

Date: 21-Sep-2018

Schaeffler impressed visitors at Automechanika Frankfurt 2018 by presenting a variety of innovative mixed and augmented reality exhibits, all designed to complement the show’s theme of ‘Tomorrow’s Service and Mobility’.

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DENSO expands its high-quality Air Filters as cabin pollution exposed

Date: 06-Sep-2018

• Emissions Analytics found some ventilation systems (HVAC) removing as little as 1% of toxic particles
• Premium Cabin Air Filters could help clean up pollution in cars
• 32 new part numbers added to DENSO CAF range could benefit millions of vehicles
• DENSO Cabin Air Filters remove up to 99.99% of dust, pollen and solid particles to clean cabin

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SMPE again announces further NTR engine management extension

Date: 21-Aug-2018

New parts added to company’s five leading house brands including Lucas

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WAI further increases coverage with NTR rotating electrics

Date: 21-Aug-2018

New starter & alternator and part numbers now available

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Euro Car Parts calls for Type Approval regulation for exhausts

Date: 21-Aug-2018

Euro Car Parts is calling for tighter regulation around sales of exhaust systems as the Department for Transport (DfT) looks to reduce the number of non-compliant products being sold and fitted in the UK market.

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First Line oil sumps

Date: 21-Aug-2018

Premium quality and excellent availability

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Software helps garages earn up to £5,000 extra per month

Date: 21-Aug-2018

Autowork Online management software helps garages recover deferred work and generate additional revenue worth over £260,000

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TecAlliance – providing solutions across the aftermarket

Date: 21-Aug-2018

TecAlliance might be primarily known by many in the trade for its TecDoc electronic parts catalogue and identification system, but the company has multiple products and offers the industry numerous services in order to provide a myriad of business solutions at every level of the marketplace.

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2018 PSS Reman catalogues available!

Date: 17-Aug-2018

If you haven’t already seen or received the new PSS catalogue for remanufactured steering products, please get in touch and they will post a copy to you.

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2018 Caravan Salon: HELLA displays individual lighting designs and electronics trends

Date: 13-Aug-2018

• The Shapeline modular lamp series creates individual light signatures
• A new LED lamp control unit helps monitoring lighting functions

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Factors now demanding automotive aftermarket connectivity

Date: 13-Aug-2018

Automotive aftermarket motor factors are opting for greater IT efficiencies and connection with suppliers, according to PACT, the joint venture between eparts and TecCom.

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NGK releases new MAF/MAP sensor catalogue

Date: 08-Aug-2018

Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd has released a new catalogue detailing its range of NTK Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensors and Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensors.

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HELLA advances OLED technology for automotive applications

Date: 08-Aug-2018

• Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are of increasing importance for rear combination lamp design
• HELLA is developing OLED connection technology
• OLED rear combination lamps in new Audi A8 enables various "coming home" and "leaving home" scenarios

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See clearly with First Line motor wipers

Date: 03-Aug-2018

Excellent availability and premium quality

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New Ring Carnation brand offers comprehensive vehicle conversion offering

Date: 03-Aug-2018

Vehicle conversion specialists Ring and Carnation Designs have merged brands to become a single entity – Ring Carnation. This new brand gives clarity for customers of the companies, who can come to Ring Carnation for a one “one-stop-shop” supply of vehicle power management, lighting and vehicle safety solutions.

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vPlate launched to meet strict new number plate legislation

Date: 03-Aug-2018

vGroup International takes lead role in providing solution to upcoming law

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Comline joins the VLS

Date: 30-Jul-2018

Leading automotive parts and lubricant supplier, Comline Auto Parts Ltd (Comline), has announced its membership of the Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS).

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MAHLE adds new references to its market-leading Filtration range

Date: 30-Jul-2018

MAHLE Aftermarket has added more references to its growing filtration range, including three new fuel filters, four cabin filters, two oil filters and six air filters.

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TecAlliance – the ultimate in technical data

Date: 30-Jul-2018

TecAlliance has introduced several new timing chain installation instructions into its all-inclusive repair and maintenance information for the independent workshop.

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Bendix braking moving ahead with 3 year warranty

Date: 26-Jul-2018

The Parts Alliance say the move to reintroduce the Bendix brand of braking products to the UK aftermarket first announced late last year is continuing to gather pace.

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New Ford Fiesta Equipped with Ferodo® Stopping Power

Date: 26-Jul-2018

Latest generation Fiesta to use Ferodo’s first-to-market, copper-free Eco-Friction® brake pads

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Toyota Gazoo Racing hopes to extend WEC lead in Silverstone defence

Date: 26-Jul-2018

• DENSO-sponsored Toyota Gazoo Racing aiming for second consecutive Silverstone win
• Team head to iconic circuit for six hour endurance race after Le Mans success
• Hybrid powertrain with DENSO technology has helped power 27-point Championship lead

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MTS aiming to be first to market with new Mercedes rear exhaust

Date: 26-Jul-2018

MTS has become one for the first companies in the independent automotive aftermarket to launch a new exhaust for the Mercedes A-Class.

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New UK Manufactured Air Mass Meter Inserts from SMPE

Date: 26-Jul-2018

Sole UK aftermarket supplier of new sensors

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SMPE brings extensive product range to international stage

Date: 26-Jul-2018

Manufacturer and supplier to exhibit at Automechanika Frankfurt

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Launch UK introduces the X-431 PRO4

Date: 26-Jul-2018

Launch UK, the only genuine supplier of the renowned brand of Launch diagnostic equipment to the UK, has introduced its latest addition to the acclaimed X-431 range of OE level diagnostic tools, the X-431 PRO4.

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ZF Aftermarket Sets the Pace for Tomorrow's Mobility

Date: 16-Jul-2018

• Realizing the opportunities offered by digitalization
• Tailor-made product and service portfolios
• Intelligent networking of fleets and workshops

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Ring invests £294k to reinforce quality and support future sustainability

Date: 11-Jul-2018

Ring, one of the UK’s leading lighting and automotive aftermarket suppliers, has invested £60,000 on specialist equipment that will be used in its Quality Assurance (QA) facility

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HaynesPro WorkshopData™ data release | 2018 Q3

Date: 11-Jul-2018

We are pleased to announce that our WorkshopData online application has just been updated with its third major data release this year

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National Auto Parts introduces more clutch additions

Date: 11-Jul-2018

National Auto Parts has added one new Clutch kit and two CSC kits to its extensive clutch range, reflecting its commitment to constantly developing products and supplying OE matching quality parts across a variety of its product ranges.

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National Auto Parts releases more part numbers

Date: 11-Jul-2018

National Auto Parts has introduced 12 new brake pads and three new discs to its existing range in the past month, now offering wider choice to its aftermarket customers while increasing car parc coverage.

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WAI launches new range of MAF sensors

Date: 11-Jul-2018

Patented range enters UK automotive aftermarket

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WAI product arrives at Marathon branches

Date: 11-Jul-2018

Motor factors begin to benefit from same day distribution of rotating electrics

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Summer sizzlers with The Parts Alliance’s Garage Essentials

Date: 11-Jul-2018

The Parts Alliance’s Summer Garage Essentials has arrived mid heat-wave with some incredible offers that are guaranteed to keep things hot.

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More technicians get to grips with LuK 2CT double clutch technology as REPXPERT takes to the road

Date: 11-Jul-2018

The renowned REPXPERT Alistair Mason was out on the road recently, visiting a team of technicians at Colemans MOT and Tyre Centre in Derbyshire, to advise on LuK 2CT double clutch technology and repair.

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ECCO introduces the NEW ECCOLED Series Beacons

Date: 11-Jul-2018

All the benefits of LED in a competitive package!

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AS-PL use GDPR to renew its customer communication

Date: 03-Jul-2018

In line with new European GDPR guidelines, AS-PL have taken the opportunity to revamp its communication platform with its customers.

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ZF’s sMOTION Fully Active Chassis System Enhances Driving Dynamics

Date: 25-Jun-2018

• sMOTION can eliminate most car body movement in passenger cars
• Intelligent individual actuator forces on each wheel help enhance safety and dynamics
• Fully active chassis system releases occupants from driving positions for autonomous driving

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ZF's Axle Hybrid Concept with Automated Manual Transmission Offers Less Emissions and More Comfort

Date: 25-Jun-2018

• eAMT enables hybrid functions plus electric all-wheel drive for small and compact vehicles
• Electric rear axle elevates automated transmissions to premium level, eliminating tractive force interruption

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Change in pairs - two new headlamps are safer than one

Date: 25-Jun-2018

Why change in pairs? An old lamp deteriorates fast, and if one bulb fails the second will probably fail shortly after. It’s a smarter, more convenient and more economic approach to maintenance, two new lamps are brighter so you see further and get a balanced view of the road.

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HELLA equips A7 Sportback with intelligent lighting functions

Date: 25-Jun-2018

• A single control unit takes care of all headlamp functions
• Customisable interior lighting concept creates pleasant atmosphere

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Drivers set to spend £45m on air con services this summer due to heatwave

Date: 25-Jun-2018

The UK’s biggest online garage and car repair marketplace has revealed that drivers in the UK will spend over £45 million on air conditioning services this summer due to the impending heatwave

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ECCO introduces the NEW ED5050 series R65 Directional LED

Date: 25-Jun-2018

ECCO Safety Group are multi-national designers and manufacturers of vehicle safety solutions at their EMEA Headquarters in Leeds

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Euro Car Parts launches Intelligent Repair Programme

Date: 25-Jun-2018

Euro Car Parts has launched an Intelligent Repair Programme for repairers and bodyshops, enabling technicians to complete minor body repairs in rapid time.

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What do we usually forget while preparing for a summer road trip?

Date: 22-Jun-2018

The end of the school year is just around the corner and it means only one thing – the season for family road trips is officially open. Most Poles, both vacationing in Poland, as well as those going abroad, will travel by car. Before they go, most of them will run a “quick check-up”, checking tyre pressure or the levels of basic fluids. Unfortunately, many drivers will stop their preparations at this stage, forgetting about other key components affecting road safety, such as brake pads.

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OSRAM LED fog lamps to replace standard halogen bulbs

Date: 22-Jun-2018

OSRAM LEDriving fog lamps provide powerful LED illumination on the road, cutting through fog and hazardous weather conditions.

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Offer cabin filter replacements all year round, urges Euro Car Parts

Date: 13-Jun-2018

Independent repairers are being advised by Euro Car Parts to promote cabin filter replacements throughout the year, as replacements completed during summer months will ensure customers are prepared for the harsh conditions of winter.

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Capus partners with Vibracoustic to launch OE air springs

Date: 13-Jun-2018

Capus (UK) Ltd has teamed up with Vibracoustic to introduce the brand’s Original Equipment (OE) air springs to the UK & Ireland commercial vehicle aftermarket.

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SMPE’s new sensors significantly boost car parc coverage

Date: 12-Jun-2018

Latest part numbers cover over two million vehicle applications

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Brake Engineering launches brand new e-catalogue

Date: 12-Jun-2018

New online resource reflects Original Aftermarket initiative

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BERU® launches new support-focused website

Date: 12-Jun-2018

Additional features, improved functionality and new contemporary design addresses customer requests

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Euro Car Parts to continue offering VAG Group EGRs following discontinuation

Date: 12-Jun-2018

Euro Car Parts will continue to stock EGR valves and coolers for VAG Group 1.6 2l diesel vehicles, long after they have been discontinued to the aftermarket.

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Sogefi enhances its YouTube channel with new video tutorials for technicians

Date: 12-Jun-2018

Sogefi, the automotive component company of CIR Group and a global leader in Automotive Original Equipment and Aftermarket filter components, strengthens its support to technicians with a large number of step-by-step video tutorials uploaded on its YouTube channel.

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REPXPERT shares three new INA technical bulletins

Date: 12-Jun-2018

The REPXPERT technical team has been busy this month, preparing some new and useful service information about the latest design changes and product updates from Schaeffler.

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Launch UK to showcase latest diagnostic technology at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: 04-Jun-2018

Launch UK, the only genuine supplier of the renowned brand of Launch diagnostic equipment to the UK, will be introducing its latest addition to the acclaimed X-431 range of OE level diagnostic tools, the X-431 PRO4, at Automechanika Birmingham on 5-7 June.

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Exol claims new ‘API SN Plus’ specification on Optima DX1 5W-30

Date: 04-Jun-2018

Exol has claimed the brand-new ‘API SN Plus’ specification on Optima DX1 5W-30 (M497), the new generation, fully synthetic passenger car engine oil formulated with premium base stocks and specialised performance additives.

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Autoparts kicks off summer with latest deals

Date: 04-Jun-2018

Autoparts UK has announced its latest series of promotions available for customers, with rewards on spend and big brand offers to start the summer season, including a spend incentive to ignite World Cup 2018 fever.

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National Auto Parts’ braking programme continues to flourish

Date: 04-Jun-2018

National Auto Parts has recently introduced a number of pads and discs to its ever-expanding braking range, further widening car parc coverage and responding to customer demand.

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All-new Comma 60L Performance Motor Oil barrels optimise stock and coverage

Date: 04-Jun-2018

Comma’s new 60L Performance Motor Oil (PMO) barrels offer premium performance for more effective stocking, greater car parc coverage and more efficient recycling

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New Commercial Vehicle and LCV Thermal Management Catalogue from Behr Hella Service

Date: 04-Jun-2018

Revised edition provides greater detail and a wider range

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Spring/Summer Service Checks - advice from First Line

Date: 04-Jun-2018

When a vehicle enters the workshop for a service, it is important to make sure that all components are functioning properly before heading back out on to the road.

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Ring Zoom240 Rechargeable Head Torch Wins Car Mechanics Best Buy Award 2018

Date: 04-Jun-2018

Car Mechanics Magazine has named the Ring RIT1070 Zoom240 Rechargeable Inspection Head Torch the Best Buy 2018 in its latest product tes

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DENSO shows how Cabin Air Filters can safeguard drivers from harmful pollutants as threat of in-car pollution revealed

Date: 04-Jun-2018

OE Supplier highlights the importance of Cabin Air Filters in response to fresh air pollution worries

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Autoelectro proud of track record as it delivers on even the most obscure references

Date: 04-Jun-2018

A Maybach 62 and Jaguar XJ-S 6.0 V12 alternator are the latest requests from customers across the UK and around the globe. While Autoelectro stocks its fastest-moving part numbers to ensure rapid delivery, it will accept even the most obscure requests and, in the UK, customers usually receive their order the next working day.

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Innovative lighting system turns night into day: HELLA LED Matrix Headlamps for the new VW Touareg

Date: 01-Jun-2018

Adaptive LED Matrix Headlamps provide outstanding light performance

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Introducing the mega macs 77 from Hella Gutmann Solutions

Date: 01-Jun-2018

New top-of-the-range diagnostic tools sets new standards

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Euro Car Parts boosts TURBOJETZT range

Date: 01-Jun-2018

Euro Car Parts is preparing repairers for an inevitable uplift in turbo work after adding new references to the TURBOJETZT range.

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DENSO driving diesel engine efficiency with i-ART technology

Date: 01-Jun-2018

• Advanced fuel injection system optimises diesel engine performance and reduces emissions
• i-ART used inside Volvo’s Drive-E engine which boasts highest in-class engine output and fuel efficiency
• Technology optimises fuel injection amount and timing with 1/100,000 second precision

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SMPE focuses on latest ISO accreditation for environmental standard

Date: 30-May-2018

Environmental footprint key priority for company

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SMPE develops exclusive Ford exhaust pressure sensors

Date: 30-May-2018

Only UK aftermarket provider of new part numbers

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Lucas product leaves SMPE

Date: 30-May-2018

First orders of Iconic brand leave Nottingham facility

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Lumag shortens the braking distance by 3 metres

Date: 17-May-2018

Lumag, leading Polish manufacturer of friction materials, has recently invested 700,000 PLN to extend its factory with a new production line used for applying a layer of the so-called “Green Coat”. Owing to this investment, brake pads made by the company will offer even greater safety by shortening the braking distance from 50 to 0 kph during breaking-in of newly installed pads by up to 3 metres.

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Exhaust Gas Recirculation Coolers

Date: 17-May-2018

Emission regulation stimulates aftermarket growth

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Follow the BTN fitness guide for a healthy turbo installation

Date: 17-May-2018

A turbocharger is at the heart of the engine and like a human heart, it depends on the systems around it. Keeping those systems fit and free from contamination will ensure the turbo performs at its best and lives longer. Like any doctor, diagnose what caused the turbo failure and cure the problems before you proceed. Then follow our health advice to defeat the turbo killers.

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Comma offers spring cleaning tips for driver air conditioning systems

Date: 17-May-2018

• Comma Air Con Cleaner removes unwanted odours and dirt from inside systems
• Quick cleaning product helps drivers maintain vehicles in time for warmer weather

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ECCO’s Best Selling Lightbar just got better!

Date: 14-May-2018

ECCO, the leading manufacturer of commercial vehicle warning equipment, launches the redesigned 12+ Series Vantage™ LED Lightbar. The lightbar is unique, reliable and affordable and has been engineered to offer excellent value in terms of performance, durability, style and cost.

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TecAlliance – the direct route to the right part

Date: 02-May-2018

TecAlliance, the company behind TecDoc, the world’s leading electronic replacement parts catalogue, does not just do the business for the automotive and commercial vehicle sectors, it also delivers for the agricultural community.

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NGK's latest BoxClever promotion winner

Date: 30-Apr-2018

Independent garage owner Nigel Chambers has won a fantastic VIP trip for two to the British Formula One Grand Prix – courtesy of ignition specialist NGK.

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HELLA TECH WORLD now freely accessible

Date: 30-Apr-2018

Technological developments and an increasing diversity among the vehicle car parc has created various challenges for workshops and technicians. To ensure a technician is equipped with the know-how to complete an efficient and reliable repair quickly, they need the right skills.

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Autoelectro launches online stock management system for motor factors

Date: 30-Apr-2018

Autoelectro is proud to release details of an online stock management system that is set to transform the way that its motor factor customers control their inventories.

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New DENSO e-Videns tool offering world-first live engine health check to drivers

Date: 30-Apr-2018

Motorists will now be offered unparalleled access to their vehicle engine’s condition as part of a guided vehicle health check (VHC) delivered by DENSO’s newest innovation, e-Videns.

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Delphi Technologies Outperforms the Competition in Copper-Free Brake Pad Testing

Date: 30-Apr-2018

In recent tests Delphi Technologies achieved the optimal balance between stopping power, noise and longevity for a superior quality pad that technicians can install with confidence

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Euro Car Parts bolsters braking range

Date: 30-Apr-2018

Euro Car Parts has bolstered its industry-leading range of braking products, adding 87 new references across Eicher, Pagid and Brembo. All products are backed by Euro Car Parts’ exceptional delivery network and no quibble guarantee.

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For steering & suspension - choose First Line!

Date: 27-Apr-2018

When First Line’s Steering & Suspension was introduced back in 1992, the 1000 reference portfolio led the way in providing a comprehensive offer. Since then, the range has grown to over 8,500 references and continues to offer one of the most extensive and relevant premium quality ranges available in the Aftermarket.

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Remember premium quality turbo hoses available from First Line

Date: 27-Apr-2018

Turbocharging has been used for many years, primarily in sports cars and high-end luxury vehicles, however things have changed as manufacturers are heavily focused on meeting strict emissions targets. This has led to modern vehicles being produced with smaller engines that are turbocharged to offer the power when needed.

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Comline announces product range extension

Date: 27-Apr-2018

Wheel bearings, control arms and clutch kits add to growing product portfolio

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Behr Hella Service extends compressor range for hybrid and electric vehicles

Date: 27-Apr-2018

Behr Hella Service, the exclusive UK distributor of SANDEN electric compressors, has unveiled an aftermarket solution with original equipment (OE) pedigree to combat the challenges faced by technicians when tasked with air conditioning maintenance on hybrid and electric vehicles.

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Top-of-the-range technical data for less than a pound a day!

Date: 27-Apr-2018

Three-month HGS promotion is the bargain of the season

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Quick and safe air-conditioning check

Date: 27-Apr-2018

Behr Hella Service supports workshops with comprehensive package

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HELLA launches new diagnostic tool at Automechanika

Date: 27-Apr-2018

New Hella Gutmann Solutions mega macs 77 set to be the star of the show

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Stay up-to-date with HaynesPro

Date: 20-Apr-2018

HaynesPro Data release | 2018 Q2

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Launch UK’s important garage reminder of regular fluid and filter changes

Date: 16-Apr-2018

Launch UK, the leading supplier of ATF exchange equipment, is reminding technicians of the importance of carrying out regular fluid and filter changes at 75,000 miles, or 50,000 miles for vehicles used in arduous conditions.

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Clutch development intensifies at National Auto Parts

Date: 16-Apr-2018

National Auto Parts has launched a number of new clutch kit references as part of an intensive new-to-range (NTR) programme designed to bring the very latest OE matching quality parts to the automotive aftermarket.

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Sogefi Cabin Filters: new applications available

Date: 11-Apr-2018

Sogefi offers two types of filters to the aftermarket that protect against external pollution as well as bad smells: Pollen and Activated Carbon Filters.

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MAHLE’s NTR Victor Reinz® gasket additions for passenger and HD vehicles

Date: 11-Apr-2018

MAHLE Aftermarket has announced new additions to the Victor Reinz® gasket range, offering a wider choice of sealing solutions to aftermarket customers for both passenger and heavy duty (HD) vehicle applications.

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NGK's latest BoxClever promotion

Date: 05-Apr-2018

Ignition specialist NGK is giving a lucky UK garage owner the chance to enjoy the ultimate driving experience.

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MAHLE boosts its Filtration range for passenger cars

Date: 05-Apr-2018

MAHLE Aftermarket has introduced new-to-range additions to its ever-expanding filtration offering, including two fuel filters, a cabin filter, four air filters and, an oil filter.

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New thermostat range additions from MAHLE

Date: 05-Apr-2018

MAHLE Aftermarket has added three new parts to its recently launched thermostat range, delivering many benefits to the aftermarket through its OE competence and innovative temperature management, including both greater engine efficiency and extensive European car parc coverage.

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Launch UK’s new PRO-Series leak detectors

Date: 05-Apr-2018

Launch UK, one of the leading UK suppliers of automotive diagnostics equipment, has announced that it has brought two new automotive diagnostic leak detectors to the UK aftermarket, that have been specifically engineered for vehicles sold in the EU.

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New brake pads boost National Auto Parts’ aftermarket offering

Date: 05-Apr-2018

No less than 49 new brake pads have been added to National Auto Parts’ product range this month, underlining the company’s commitment to bringing to market products that are in demand at both garages and motor factors.

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Autoelectro emphasises coverage and availability with new-to-range bulletin

Date: 05-Apr-2018

Autoelectro, the UK’s largest independent re-manufacturer of starter motors and alternators, is continuing its aim of offering a comprehensive and available range by releasing several more references.

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ERP and BI: 4 reasons you need both says sales-i

Date: 05-Apr-2018

Businesses today have more data than they can shake a stick at. Transactions, invoices, call notes, social media interactions, customer details and much, much more. Managing this amount of data can quickly become a crippling issue. As such, most businesses are using enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to better manage their mounting data stacks.

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Delphi Technologies Aftermarket Launches New Air Conditioning Catalogue and Extended Range Ahead of Season

Date: 05-Apr-2018

Delphi Technologies extended air conditioning programme supports more than 900 new applications. The full range is detailed in a new print and improved online catalogue.

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DENSO to put Start/Stop technology centre stage at Autoinform Live Glasgow

Date: 05-Apr-2018

DENSO will be getting technical at Autoinform Live Glasgow, with an in-depth presentation to help mechanics work on Rotating electrics, start/stop technology and hybrid componentry

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Dipetane – reducing emissions honestly

Date: 03-Apr-2018

A brief introduction to Dipetane Fuel Treatment, which uniquely equalises and stabilises the carbon chains in all standard fuel.

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Innovative New Multi-Function Automotive Tester Makes for Rapid Automotive Diagnostics

Date: 27-Mar-2018

Ring has launched a new Multi-Function Automotive Tester that can save technicians time and makes troubleshooting vehicle electrics easier and quicker.

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Find the cause of turbo failure faster with the BTN diagnostic tool

Date: 27-Mar-2018

Before you fit a new turbo, find out what caused the first unit to fail or you risk the replacement failing too

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Win with Allied Nippon!

Date: 26-Mar-2018

Brake pad manufacturer launches football-inspired promotional campaign

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NGK BoxClever 100k points winners

Date: 15-Mar-2018

Three lucky UK independent garages are celebrating winning 100,000 points each in ignition specialist NGK’s BoxClever loyalty scheme.

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Comma releases new Performance Motor Oil grade for Ingenium diesel engines

Date: 15-Mar-2018

Comma Oil has introduced the ECO-FE Plus 0W-30 as its latest fuel efficient Performance Motor Oil (PMO) grade to the market.

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National Auto Parts introduces new clutch kit applications

Date: 15-Mar-2018

National Auto Parts’ aftermarket offering has been further enhanced with the addition of three new clutch kits to its ever-expanding clutch portfolio, meeting growing customer demand and designed to bring the very latest OE-quality parts to the automotive aftermarket.

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National Auto Parts boosts coverage with even more brake discs

Date: 06-Mar-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 customers to benefit further from its OE matching quality components.

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

Date: 06-Mar-2018

New advanced Comma AQCVT Plus and AQDCT Plus Gear & Transmission Oils bring enhanced performance and expanded vehicle parc coverage

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

Date: 05-Mar-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 indecision, or end up making a bad investment. The problem is, if your business relies on unsuitable or outdated technology, it will risk falling behind its competitors.

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Euro Car Parts removes cost of lifetime warranties

Date: 05-Mar-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.

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New Professional Head Torch Added to Popular Ring Zoom Torch Range

Date: 02-Mar-2018

Ring, the garage and workshop equipment specialist, has launched a new inspection head torch – the Ring RIT1070 Zoom240 LED Rechargeable Head Torch. It’s the ultimate hands-free tool for mechanics that need powerful light in the workshop.

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Effective data management – the clock is ticking!

Date: 02-Mar-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’s official data suppliers have to migrate from the old system by the end of March.

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DENSO troubleshooting puts a stop to starter misdiagnosis

Date: 02-Mar-2018

As the global leader in developing and manufacturing rotating machines, DENSO gives an expert troubleshooting guide for Starter fault-finding.

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GiPA Irish market data now available

Date: 02-Mar-2018

GiPA's Republic of Ireland driver survey results are now available, providing an in-depth analysis of the car market of the Emerald Isle.

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Brake Engineering applauds decision to maintain MOT frequency

Date: 02-Mar-2018

Brake Engineering, one of the aftermarket’s leading braking specialists, has applauded the government’s decision to maintain the current MOT frequency, with a vehicle’s first test taking place at three years and then one year thereafter.

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Workshops ‘Scratch To Win’ prizes with Comma

Date: 26-Feb-2018

• Promotion rewards workshops using top tier Performance Motor Oil (PMO) lubricants
• Over 10,000 Love2Shop vouchers up for grabs alongside two Palmer Sport driving days
• Workshops gain one scratchcard for every five litre PMO purchased and four for every 20 litre PMO

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SMPE boosts Engine Management offering

Date: 26-Feb-2018

Recent range expansion offers aftermarket ‘huge opportunities’

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

Date: 21-Feb-2018

LUMAG - the leading global OE manufacturer and aftermarket supplier of brake friction products – has recently added VRM look-up capabilities to its website, making it easier to source brake parts for GB and Irish registration plates

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Prepare for EURO 6 now and profit later

Date: 20-Feb-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

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Autoelectro delighted to reveal revised surcharge plan

Date: 20-Feb-2018

Autoelectro is proud to unveil the introduction of a new surcharge strategy – with many part numbers now surcharge-free

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

Date: 20-Feb-2018

New research from Ring, the automotive lighting experts, shows that 59% of UK motorists “don’t know” what kind of headlamp is fitted in their vehicle. It also reported that 43% would be willing to pay for a bulb change: a sure sign of the rise of the “do it for me” motorists

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Comma thaws out winter with new Antifreeze and Coolant

Date: 13-Feb-2018

Comma has introduced its latest Antifreeze and Coolant to the market, as the winter servicing peak continues across the UK.

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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: 12-Feb-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.

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Comma presents advanced technical evening for workshops

Date: 12-Feb-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.

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Exol antifreeze meets Volvo specification

Date: 07-Feb-2018

Two of Exol’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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Autoelectro reveals Mini, Audi and Citroën fitting solutions

Date: 07-Feb-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 fitting issues.

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Hella Gutmann Solutions – Transforming Businesses

Date: 07-Feb-2018

Diagnostic tools for the present and the future

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Comline brake pad and hub assembly ranges expand

Date: 06-Feb-2018

British brand illustrates development prowess with significant new-to-range release

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Fresh from the press: the new MANN-FILTER catalogues 2018/19. With new products in 14 languages

Date: 01-Feb-2018

The current MANN-FILTER catalogues 2018/19 are available for dealers and workshops. These reference tools list compatible products for more than 48,000 vehicles and machines, including over 260 new filter types. The new catalogues are also available now as DVD, online at www.mann-filter.com and via the MANN-FILTER app.

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HELLA produces its 20 millionth Electrical Power Steering ECU

Date: 25-Jan-2018

Ever-stricter regulations for reducing CO2 emissions require fuel-efficient products, whilst autonomous driving demands reliable and precise steering systems

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No stopping ‘Brake’ with latest range expansion

Date: 25-Jan-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.

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More brake parts added to National Auto Parts extensive portfolio

Date: 25-Jan-2018

Three new additions have been added to National Auto Parts’ brake disc range this month, increasing its car parc coverage even further and bringing to market ‘in demand’ products for both garages and motor factors.

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

Date: 19-Jan-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 as the Dzire compact-sedan passenger car produced in Maruti Suzuki India Limited. The latest generation Swift, which made its debut in September at IAA 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany, will feature front struts and rear dampers from Tenneco.

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Winter Service Checks

Date: 19-Jan-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 elements and prone to failure.

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HELLA Hengst – Innovative, premium filters for the workshop

Date: 19-Jan-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 of OE quality filters.

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Autoelectro unveils latest batch of starter motor and alternator references

Date: 19-Jan-2018

The Bradford-based remanufacturer has unveiled its latest group of part numbers, following extensive research and analysis of the UK car parc.

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SMPE secures agreement to supply iconic Lucas brand

Date: 19-Jan-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 the iconic Lucas brand.

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HELLA develops communication concept for automated driving with interact

Date: 09-Jan-2018

New lighting modules to provide communication between automated vehicles and other road users

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HELLA NTR Update

Date: 09-Jan-2018

Additions across the electrical range

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Staying ahead of the game!

Date: 09-Jan-2018

More products and a revised catalogue for Behr Hella Service

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The braking specialist with the full package

Date: 09-Jan-2018

Even More Products Added In The Latest Update

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DENSO Develops World’s Largest Automotive Head-up Display

Date: 09-Jan-2018

Innovative human machine interface to be featured on 2018 Lexus LS will deliver safety and convenience to drivers.

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

Date: 04-Jan-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.

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Data overhaul brings benefits to motor factors

Date: 04-Jan-2018

WAIglobal UK is completely overhauling its parts data information, resulting in enhanced vehicle part coverage from its 5500 part numbers.

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NGK Winter Servicing Feature

Date: 04-Jan-2018

As drivers get to grips with the Arctic winter weather, a vehicle that doesn’t start is the last thing anyone wants to worry about.

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Euro Car Parts develops VIEWMECH workshop video system

Date: 04-Jan-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’s vehicle. The VIEWMECH workshop video system, has been rolled out across the Euro Car Parts’ network, with early adopters reporting up to 25% more work conversions thanks to the straight-forward advisory upselling process.

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The Generation Game

Date: 04-Jan-2018

Providing The Complete Wheel Bearing Solution

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Parts retailer to move to the cloud with MAM

Date: 04-Jan-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 solution.

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See and work better with the Philips CBH51 LED Bonnet Lamp

Date: 04-Jan-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 light source and bright wide beam that defeats darkness, but to prevent fatigue, is also gentle on the eyes.

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Exol introduces Harvest LV UTTO

Date: 04-Jan-2018

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

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National Auto Parts launches new wheel hub bearing kits

Date: 04-Jan-2018

UK manufacturer boosts its brake offering to the aftermarket

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MAHLE Original EG Turbochargers highlight OE competence and sales potential

Date: 04-Jan-2018

MAHLE Aftermarket’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’s technology that brings top-class turbochargers to the automotive aftermarket.

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HELLA Makes Ground-Breaking Development

Date: 04-Jan-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 assistance systems) and LED lighting solutions. However, unwilling to sit on its laurels, the company is now looking further into the future to redefine the limits of present and future camera evolution.

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Coil springs range extension surpasses 200 references

Date: 23-Oct-2017

Lesjöfors 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 ‘key’ products for the automotive market.

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TecAlliance – the tools to tackle the issues

Date: 11-Sep-2017

TecAlliance RMI answers the question

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Cold calling! How to address refrigerant legislation

Date: 20-Jun-2017

Euro Car Parts, the UK’s leading supplier of car and LCV parts, has released the latest version of its air-conditioning catalogue

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Test Assured

Date: 07-Mar-2017

Quality sensors are essential for longevity when it comes to ABS sensors, according to Cambiare

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

Date: 05-Oct-2016

Ten Prizes to be won in October

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