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LKQ Euro car parts kicks off 2024 with Protyre Autocare win

Date: Thursday 18 January 2024

LKQ Euro Car Parts has announced a new partnership with Protyre Autocare, which will see the motor factor act as the primary aftermarket supplier for the business the next five years. Protyre Autocare…

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Launch Tech UK unveils its latest diagnostic tool: CRP MOT 4

Date: Thursday 18 January 2024

Launch Tech UK has revealed its latest piece of technology, the CRP MOT 4, a new development of its CRP MOT 3 diagnostic tool, set to elevate automotive diagnostics for technicians in the automotive a…

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35 aftermarket brands stronger on data thanks to Elcome

Date: Thursday 18 January 2024

Automotive cataloguing specialist, Elcome, has helped 35 leading aftermarket brands gain or retain Premium Data Supplier status on TecDoc. The end of last year saw TecDoc update its status of all data…

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First Line gets into gear for 2024 with enhanced offering

Date: Thursday 18 January 2024

First Line Ltd. has kickstarted the year by adding 43 products including key components such as 13 suspension arms, seven stabiliser links, one strut mount, one tie rod end, one rack end, three timing…

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BETTAPARTS announces new range of brake pads

Date: Thursday 18 January 2024

BETTAPARTS has introduced an expanded brake pad range with 16 new part numbers designed to cater to a vast array of vehicle models, reflecting the brand’s dedication to providing top-quality, reliable…

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Apec expand its Braking range with 59 new part numbers this January including two first-to-market brake pad sets!

Date: Thursday 18 January 2024

Apec has introduced 59 new braking components across the Apec Blue, Apec Red and Apec Black ranges. The range extension includes 15 new parts added to the Apec Red range including 4-wheel cylinders, 2…

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All aboard the new BenBus to raise awareness of charity’s support

Date: Wednesday 17 January 2024

Automotive industry charity, Ben, is unveiling its new bus, a branded VW Transporter campervan, to increase the charity’s visibility out on the road and raise awareness of its life-changing support. T…

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Elevating Autopart user experience: Enhanced delivery benefits with integrated ePOD technology

Date: Wednesday 17 January 2024

MAM software, a leader in providing integrated solutions for the automotive aftermarket, has announced a new development for its Autopart users. The integration of its Electronic Proof of Delivery (eP…

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DENSO unveils the secrets of wiper blade replacement

Date: Tuesday 16 January 2024

Although wiper blades are one of the most important safety features fitted to vehicles, drivers rarely give them a second thought, despite the fact that efficient windscreen wiping and visibility are …

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Ring set to illuminate aftermarket with strategic business revamp

Date: Monday 15 January 2024

Ring Automotive set to illuminate the independent automotive aftermarket with strategic business revamp Celebrating 50 years of excellence in the automotive industry Ring Automotive, the supplier of p…

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Mintex Racing launches #legendarybraking high-performance Race Ranges at Autosport International 2024

Date: Friday 12 January 2024

NEW for 2024, Mintex Racing has revitalised its high-performance Race Ranges, consisting of both road-legal and track-only products. These next-generation brake pads were officially launched on the 1…

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First Line nominated for 'Supplier of the Year' at CAT Awards 2024

Date: Friday 12 January 2024

First Line Ltd. has been shortlisted for the 'Supplier of the Year' award at CAT Awards 2024, highlighting its steadfast commitment to continuing to meet customer demand. ​In the past year, First Line…

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Five reasons why the Right to Repair campaign will be built on positivity not fear

Date: Thursday 11 January 2024

In 2024, IAAF is launching a new Right to Repair Campaign aimed at highlighting the mobility choices available to motorists through the automotive aftermarket of suppliers, motor factors and garages..…

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First Line Ltd. finishes the year on a high with another 32 introductions added to its range

Date: Thursday 11 January 2024

Aftermarket specialist First Line Ltd. has added 32 new references to its high-quality product lines, resulting in a grand total of 780 introductions throughout 2023. The company is committed to conti…

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Product News

NAPA Truck Launches Shock Absorbers

Date: Thursday 11 January 2024

Commercial vehicle aftermarket brand NAPA Truck proudly introduces its latest range of advanced shock absorbers. These cutting-edge components redefine the standards of stability, control, and comfort…

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Juratek kickstarts 2024 with additional cylinders, calipers and brake pads

Date: Thursday 11 January 2024

Juratek has revealed 25 new additions for the start of the year, including one Wheel Cylinder, 20 Calipers, and four Brake Pads for enhanced vehicle performance and safety. The brand’s new part number…

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Ecobat Battery showcases its latest product data

Date: Wednesday 10 January 2024

Identifying the correct part for any particular application is key for both factors supplying, and workshops fitting, replacement components, which is why quality product data is priority for Ecobat B…

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“High performance starts from the box” campaign from Magnetti Marelli

Date: Wednesday 10 January 2024

Antonio Giovinazzi, who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2023 at the wheel of the Ferrari Hypercar 499P, is representing the quality of Magneti Marelli Parts & Services products. Antonio Giovinazzi has…

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Warranty Insight: Steering towards better customer care

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2024

Warranties in the used car sector are gaining traction, hailed as the peace-of-mind solution for buyers wary of potential post-purchase pitfalls. But let’s delve into the real value of these used car …

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TMD Friction’s Nick Hayes recognised with Outstanding Achievement award at IAAF annual ceremony

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2024

After an illustrious career at TMD Friction spanning close to 21 years, Nick Hayes, UK Sales Manager for Car has been honoured with the Outstanding Achievement award at the Independent Automotive Afte…

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NAPA Truck Launches Exhaust Temperature Sensors

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2024

Commercial vehicle aftermarket manufacturer NAPA Truck has released its new range of Exhaust Temperature Sensors for commercial vehicles. Exhaust temperature sensors are a vital component of a vehicle…

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Product News

Record number of vans on road presents opportunities for garages and turbo repair specialists

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2024

A record number of light commercial vehicles are now on UK roads, newly released figures have shown, which puts garages and turbo repair specialists in a great position to thrive as the vehicle parc g…

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DENSO’s bees in harmony with the community

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2024

Although it might come as a surprise, there have been beehives on the roof of DENSO’s headquarters since 2015 and the bee population is now around 200,000 According to the United Nations Environment P…

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Delphi unveils latest round of first-to-market brakes

Date: Monday 08 January 2024

Delphi has unveiled its latest first-to-market braking releases, with parts now available for several new Nissan, Renault and Fiat models. Brake drums and shoes, once a staple in automotive braking sy…

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GSF Car Parts offers bumper Christmas to Burton Garage with £5,000 prize

Date: Monday 08 January 2024

NATIONAL motor factor GSF Car Parts rewarded more than a thousand customers with a bumper Christmas through its All Wrapped Up promotion, with Staffordshire garage VW Services bagging a £5,000 grand p…

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Navigating the roads of garage life: An advocate for OE excellence

Date: Monday 08 January 2024

In the heart of Birmingham, Autoworks Service Centre stands as a testament to automotive passion and commitment to quality. In an exclusive Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association intervi…

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NAPA Partners with Valvoline in New Oil Range

Date: Thursday 04 January 2024

Automotive aftermarket brand NAPA is delighted to announce a new partnership with leading automotive and industrial solutions brand Valvoline for the development of the new NAPA Oil range in the Unite…

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Factor Sales joins forces with the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

Date: Thursday 04 January 2024

Factor Sales, a leading aftermarket measurement data provider powered by Pearson Ham Group, is proud to announce that it has become a member of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF)…

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Mintex Racing helps propel RS Off-Road team to victory

Date: Wednesday 03 January 2024

Ground-‘braking‘ performance leads to Scottish Borders Hill Rally success TMD Friction's Mintex Racing brand continues to find success in some of the toughest environments, with its brake pads playing…

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FAI Automotive expands its range with cutting-edge engine and chassis parts

Date: Wednesday 03 January 2024

FAI Automotive has announced an expansion of its product range to include 10 new references covering even more passenger car and light commercial vehicle applications. The expansion includes new Conve…

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Diversity drives success: Women Automotive Network finishes a record year with ambitious plans for 2024

Date: Wednesday 03 January 2024

Women Automotive Network is continuing to reinforce the essential role of diversity in the automotive sector as it concludes a significant 2023, setting the stage for an even more dynamic 2024. The Ne…

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Imexpart announces driveshaft range expansion and same-day delivery service following UPG acquisition

Date: Wednesday 03 January 2024

Leading automotive CV and engine parts distributor, Imexpart Limited (IMEX) has revealed the latest company development following being acquired by global powerhouse, Universal Parts Group (UPG). IMEX…

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DENSO’s experts reveal the details of next generation hydrogen technology

Date: Tuesday 02 January 2024

In a recent ‘Behind the Scenes’ article produced with NewsPicks Brand Design, here, DENSO explains how it is on a quest to harness hydrogen, which is deemed the rising star of clean energy for the fut…

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NAPA Wrapped: Over 2,800 Products Added in 2023

Date: Wednesday 20 December 2023

Automotive aftermarket brand NAPA launches over 2,800 new products and adds over 1,600 components to existing ranges in the United Kingdom in 2023. NAPA launched in the UK in 2019 and now services the…

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DENSO introduces strategy to maximise its ‘Green’ and ‘Peace of Mind’ fields

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

IMPORTANT NOTE: While DENSO Aftermarket is proud to share technical knowledge and experience, please note that the technology mentioned in this article is original equipment (OE) technology and is not…

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Apec expand their Braking range with 32 new part numbers this December!

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

Apec have expanded the Braking range with 32 new part numbers. The range extension includes 3 brake pads, 2 brake discs, 6 brake calipers, 1 brake caliper kit, 6 gear cables, 1 brake cable, 11 brake h…

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Go, go, GadJet!

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

Premium quality automotive lighting and auto electrics supplier, Ring, has announced that it will be supplying the UK automotive aftermarket with products from leading connectivity brand, GadJet.  Aft…

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AutoCare Garage Network Soars to 1,000 Members

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

The award-winning AutoCare garage programme, which consists of a nationwide network of independent family-run garages committed to providing high-quality service, has just reached a staggering milesto…

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Factor Sales appoints Alex Jenner as new business development manager

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

With a rich background in the automotive industry, contributing to roles within a group of motor factors then Mercedes-Benz, Alex has a proven track record in business development and is poised to con…

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Exol receives Highly Commended honour in the 2023 IAAF Awards

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

Exol Lubricants has been recognised as Highly Commended in the ‘CV Supplier of the Year’ category at the prestigious Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) ‘Pride of the Aftermarket’ Awa…

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Ring is highly commended for IAAF’s Product of the Year!

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

Premium quality automotive lighting and auto electrics supplier, Ring, received a Highly Commended award for its cordless tyre inflator, in the Product of the Year category at the IAAF Awards. On Thur…

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Juratek celebrated for excellence at IAAF Awards with 'Highly Commended' accolade

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

Juratek has received 'Highly Commended' recognition in the 'Car Supplier of the Year' category at this year’s Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) ‘Pride of the Aftermarket’ Awards, hi…

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TechMan receives Highly Commended recognition at prestigious IAAF Awards

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

TechMan has scooped Highly Commended in the Service Supplier of the Year category in the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) ‘Pride of the Aftermarket’ Awards 2023, underscoring its d…

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Lucas Oil Announces Key Additions to Executive and Leadership Teams

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

Lucas Oil Products has announced two strategic appointments to its executive and leadership teams, hiring Joel Feldman as Vice President of Product Development and promoting Brandon Greene to Vice Pre…

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GSF Car Parts sets out exciting vision

Date: Thursday 14 December 2023

GSF Car Parts Executive Chairman Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia and CEO Steve Horne unveiled an ambitious and trailblazing vision to invest, expand and improve the leading automotive aftermarket business at …

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Aftermarket united at IAAF Annual Awards and Dinner 2023

Date: Thursday 14 December 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) proudly hosted its 2023 Annual Awards and Dinner on Thursday, 7th December at the DoubleTree Hilton Milton Keynes. This year's event, headline …

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IAAF announces latest new member: Imexpart Limited

Date: Thursday 14 December 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced the latest addition to its membership, leading parts distributor, Imexpart Limited. Founded in 1986, Imexpart has been a key play…

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Launch Tech UK bolsters training and technical support team

Date: Thursday 14 December 2023

Launch Tech UK proudly welcomes Ross Keeling as its new Technical Support & Training Manager. His extensive experience and passion for elevating technical support and training within the Launch di…

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Beat the winter blues with HIVE

Date: Thursday 14 December 2023

It’s that time again! Christmas parties and fun… Followed by Colds, Flu and trouble to see a Doctor How long has it been since you had new eyes look at your Private Medical Insurance? Having worked in…

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DENSO provides support for victims as winter approaches

Date: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Moved by the plight of those still affected by the Mw 7.8 quake, Sales Executive & Senior Field Service Engineer, Özgür Tanca, has been working to bring some relief to families this winter, by usi…

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