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Ring reinforces export commitment with £200k investment in Europe

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

Ring, one of the UK&rsquo,s leading lighting and automotive accessory suppliers, has invested more than £,200,000 to support the launch of its European Headquarters in France as it continues to b…

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Steve Carter joins the Alliance Automotive Group UK

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

Steve Carter joins the Alliance Automotive Group UK from 7th April 2018, as their technical training provider on an exclusive basis. He will work predominantly with the garage networks, supporting the…

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TecAlliance – improving suppliers’ data security

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

As a result of a long-term agreement signed between TecAlliance and MAM Software, TecDoc&rsquo,s official data suppliers can simplify the data conversion process into MAM format, confident in the know…

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The Parts Alliance sells out new Spring Trade Show

Date: Thursday 05 April 2018

The Parts Alliance is aiming to get closer to customers than ever in 2018 through a series of regional events. With under a month to go before the Spring Trade Show on Thursday 19th April preparatio…

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Dipetane – reducing emissions honestly

Date: Tuesday 03 April 2018

A brief introduction to Dipetane Fuel Treatment, which uniquely equalises and stabilises the carbon chains in all standard fuel. This enables all of the incoming 21 Units of Oxygen in the air, to atta…

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Autoinform LIVE returns to Scotland

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

This April, Autoinform LIVE will be returning north of the border, this time to Glasgow&rsquo,s GTG Academy, bringing the UK&rsquo,s biggest and best automotive training event back to garage owners an…

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HELLA Sonne recruits John Walters

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

John Walters has joined the HELLA Sonne refinish paint team, in the role of senior technical representative to enhance the service and support offered to its distribution partners and bodyshop network…

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

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

Ring has launched a new Multi-Function Automotive Tester that can save technicians time and makes troubleshooting vehicle electrics easier and quicker. The Ring RMM500 Multi-Function Automotive Test…

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NGK Spark Plugs (UK) and the potential motorsport star of the future!

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

Four-year-old Karl Hancock has followed in the tracks of his NGK-sponsored four-time World Speedway Champion Dad Greg by taking part in his first-ever meeting. The youngster competed on his 50cc bik…

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Ring preview the next generation of power management at the CV Show 2018

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

With their vast knowledge of vehicle electronics and 40 year history of producing top quality vehicle lighting Ring has developed a diverse product range for the vehicle conversion market covering eve…

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See how we do it in AS-PL!

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

AS-PL sp. z o.o. (www.as-pl.com) the Poland based Rotating Electrics company, currently on a major growth curve across many regions of the world including the UK &, Ireland, has launched its new co…

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Three new Schaeffler REPXPERT training dates announced

Date: Tuesday 27 March 2018

Technicians can sign-up to three new Schaeffler REPXPERT training courses after the market leading supplier and OE manufacturer confirmed new dates.  , Held at Schaeffler&rsquo,s Birmingham traini…

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Car Mechanics Magazine Names Ring Under Bonnet Lamp 2018 Best Buy

Date: Monday 26 March 2018

Ring&rsquo,s innovative RUBL1000 Under Bonnet Lamp has won the Best Buy Award in Car Mechanics Magazine&rsquo,s Under Bonnet Lamp test. All the lamps on test were put through their paces in a work…

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Federal-Mogul Motorparts launches 2018 Garage Gear promotional campaign

Date: Monday 26 March 2018

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC, today announced the launch of its 2018 promotional campaign, Garage Gear. Throughout 2018 it will run quarterly promotions in which distribut…

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Servicesure garage named ‘Best Newcomer’ after instant success with Car Leasing Bargains

Date: Monday 26 March 2018

Braidwood Auto Services, a South Lanarkshire-based Servicesure Autocentre, has been awarded Car Leasing Bargain&rsquo,s &lsquo,Best Newcomer Award&rsquo,, just five months after joining the network. …

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Win with Allied Nippon!

Date: Monday 26 March 2018

Premier League match tickets, Sony PS4 consoles and exclusive Allied Nippon footballs are the headline prizes up for grabs, as Allied Nippon gears up for this summer&rsquo,s festival of football with …

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Workshop technicians praise latest Schaeffler REPXPERT INA and FAG training event in Hereford

Date: Monday 26 March 2018

The latest Schaeffler REPXPERT training event has been labelled a &lsquo,great success&rsquo, by technicians who participated in the recent INA and FAG course at a packed-out REPXPERT Academy.  , …

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Dayco Makes A New Appointment

Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has recruited Ann-Marie Dean to the UK aftermarket team as its sales manager for …

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MPs demand Government bans sale of conventional petrol and diesel cars earlier than planned

Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018

MPs on four Parliamentary committees have published a joint report on improving air quality calling on the Government to impose tougher restrictions and ,sooner. The Environment, Food and Rural A…

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Industry News

A tribute to Alec Morgan

Date: Monday 19 March 2018

Colleagues, friends and associates are paying tribute to the life and career of one of the UK aftermarket&rsquo,s most colourful characters, Alec Morgan, following his recent untimely death.


In a…

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IAAF members urged to ‘brace themselves for change’ at latest industry briefing

Date: Monday 19 March 2018

The latest Industry Briefing, hosted by the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF), took place at Phocas Business Intelligence Software, Middlemarch Business Park, Coventry on Thursday 1…

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Comma releases new Performance Motor Oil grade for Ingenium diesel engines

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

Comma Oil has introduced the ECO-FE Plus 0W-30 as its latest fuel efficient Performance Motor Oil (PMO) grade to the market. , The grade has been designed to match the increasing demands of newer …

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Product News

Hella Gutmann Solutions Introduces ADAS Certification

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

Underlining its prominent position in the field of advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) calibration, Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) now offers an Institute of the Motor Industry Quality Assured Progra…

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HELLA recognised by leading innovation platform, Plug and Play

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

Innovation platform Plug and Play, the world's largest startup accelerator, has presented HELLA with its &ldquo,Corporate Innovation Award 2017&rdquo, in the Mobility category, thereby recognising the…

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Hella sets zero waste target

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

A Hella employee sparked a recycling policy change after taking matters into his own hands to further improve the company&rsquo,s green credentials. Every month in the UK, more than a million tonnes…

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Maria Costello heads to Australia

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

&lsquo,Queen of the Bikers&rsquo, Maria Costello MBE is to compete Down Under in the renowned International Festival of Speed. Maria &ndash, who is sponsored by ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (…

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M-Sport victory for NGK

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

NGK-backed M-Sport Ford World Rally Team&rsquo,s Sé,bastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia have secured the EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC&rsquo,s second victory of the year at the Rally Mexico. …

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National Auto Parts introduces new clutch kit applications

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

National Auto Parts&rsquo, 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 designe…

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NGK BoxClever 100k points winners

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

Three lucky UK independent garages are celebrating winning 100,000 points each in ignition specialist NGK&rsquo,s BoxClever loyalty scheme. They were selected in a prize draw following a three-month…

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Shaftec is going up in the world

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

Shaftec, a leading aftermarket supplier of remanufactured and new transmission, braking and steering parts for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, has added a mezzanine floor at its Midlands…

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TecAlliance opens office in Malaysia

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

On 27 February 2018 TecAlliance officially opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur. 40 guests accepted the invitation to the one-day event to visit the premises and meet the employees of TecAlliance Malay…

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The Parts Alliance announce 25 ‘City Brakes’ holidays to be won by April

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

The Parts Alliance will be sending 25 garages on luxury mini-breaks to a host of top European cities in its biggest ever promotion. Campaign scratch cards will be included with all sets of Delphi an…

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Triple tonne for Autofirst

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

The Autofirst Network has signed up its 300th member with Sussex-based Uckfield Motor Services joining the programme. The garage has signed up just six months after Autofirst reached 200 members and i…

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ZF Aftermarket has announced that Adam Griffiths will assume the newly created role of Marketing Lead for the UK and Ireland

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018

ZF Aftermarket has announced that Adam Griffiths will assume the newly created role of Marketing Lead for the UK and Ireland. He will head a team which will roll out the key messages of the organisati…

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Mobiletron join ever-growing IAAF

Date: Tuesday 13 March 2018

Mobiletron, manufacturer of engine management sensors and rotating electronics, has joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation&rsquo,s (IAAF) rapidly-expanding network of leading afterma…

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TVS EAG joins IAAF

Date: Tuesday 13 March 2018

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed automotive group TVS EAG (Excel) to its membership. Now part of the TVS Motor Group Ltd, TVS EAG supplies quality steering and s…

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IAAF appoints new Vice President

Date: Friday 09 March 2018

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Terry Knox as its new vice-president, further adding to its wealth of industry expertise. Knox has been a member of the IAAF Co…

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Latest ‘Nick Says’ column centres on Autoelectro’s revised surcharge price plan

Date: Tuesday 06 March 2018

UK Sales Manager, Nick Hood, speaks candidly on why Autoelectro has chosen to revise its surcharge structure &ndash, with more than 2,000 references having their surcharges cut and many of those becom…

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Midwest raises further funds for Bilston Town FC

Date: Tuesday 06 March 2018

West Midlands based automotive parts distributor, Midwest Motor Factors, has raised £,1214 for Bilston Town Football Club, as part of its ongoing commitment to proactively support the local commu…

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National Auto Parts boosts coverage with even more brake discs

Date: Tuesday 06 March 2018

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

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

Date: Tuesday 06 March 2018

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

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

Date: Monday 05 March 2018

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

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Euro Car Parts removes cost of lifetime warranties

Date: Monday 05 March 2018

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

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Ben news hub - Supporting employees in uncertain times (1)

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

Ben's latest blog looks at how the current period of uncertainty, both politically and, in some parts of ther industry, economically too might impact employees. Whatever the reasons, a feeling of unce…

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HR Updates

Brake Engineering applauds decision to maintain MOT frequency

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

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

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DENSO troubleshooting puts a stop to starter misdiagnosis

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

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

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Effective data management – the clock is ticking!

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

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

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Euro Car Parts opens second training facility

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

Euro Car Parts has opened its second purpose-built training centre in Sunderland. The facility will deliver the full range of Euro Academy courses with a market-first IMI-accredited ADAS course also a…

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Messe Frankfurt sets up UK subsidiary

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

The purchase of Forest Exhibitions Ltd. means the 100% acquisition of Automechanika Birmingham, which the company has now firmly established in the UK to date as a licensee. , Automechanika Birmin…

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New Professional Head Torch Added to Popular Ring Zoom Torch Range

Date: Friday 02 March 2018

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

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