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Toyota creates career opportunities for young technicians through Autotech Academy partnership

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

During this week’s Automechanika Birmingham show, The Toyota Motor Company announced an exclusive collaboration with Autotech Academy to help create a future pipeline of young automotive talent. The p…

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Charlie makes the podium in France

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

NGK Ambassador Charlie Martin started her maiden Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe campaign strongly with a class podium and points haul at Circuit Paul Ricard in France. Behind the wheel of their Lambo…

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TecRMI: What the fix?! - Hyundai i30

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

TecRMI have issued their latest repair case for a Hyundai i30 where the engine sporadically fails to start. HYUNDAI i30 (FD); 1.4 LPG; kW: 80Model: i30 (FD) Fault symptoms: Engine does not start spora…

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DENSO extends its wiper blade range with new rear wipers references

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

To ensure independents across Europe have access to the OE quality replacement parts they need, DENSO Aftermarket is constantly bringing additional references into its ever expanding product portfolio…

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NAPA launches new braking accessories range

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

Following the recent launch of NAPA Braking, automotive aftermarket manufacturer NAPA has released its new range of Braking Accessories in the United Kingdom. Brake fitting kits and wear leads endure …

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LIQUI MOLY inks multi-year partnership with Supercars

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

LIQUI MOLY has been a regular name in Australian motorsport over the past decade, primarily through its presence as naming rights partner of the Bathurst 12 Hour since 2013. In a strategic move for th…

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Trusted by Technicians: Klarius' Expert CAT Support

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

As the average age of vehicles on UK roads increases, the demand for professional technical support and high-quality automotive parts is on the rise. Standing at the forefront of meeting these evolvin…

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Landmark aftermarket revisions in new motor vehicle block exemption order (MV-BEO) now in UK Law

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

UK AFCAR, the lobbying coalition comprising UK trade federations and commercial organisations, has secured critically important gains in the revised Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Order (MV-BEO) ensuri…

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Automechanika Birmingham Garage Award winners revealed

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

The winners of the Automechanika Birmingham 2023 Garage Awards, hosted by the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) and headline sponsored by LKQ Euro Car Parts, have been announced at …

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VARTA® to host commercial vehicle-focused conference on battery technology

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

VARTA® is to host a conference at the British Motor Museum for transport managers and fleet engineers, investigating the latest market trends in commercial vehicle (CV) battery technology. The free, o…

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Automechanika Birmingham 2023 draws massive crowd

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

IAAF would like to thank show organisers Messe Frankfurt UK and members who visited the event, IAAF stand, IAAF Networking Event and Garage Awards for their support this week at Automechanika Birmingh…

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Banner announces expansionary move In Chinese market

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

As part of its ‘Agenda 2030’ corporate development strategy, Banner has taken the decision to establish a major presence in China. Representing an opportunity to realise significant sales penetration …

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Honda and GS Yuasa sign JV agreement to establish new company named Honda・GS Yuasa EV Battery R&D Co., Ltd.

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) and GS Yuasa International Ltd. (GS Yuasa) have announced that they have signed a joint venture agreement toward the establishment of a new company. As announced on Janua…

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JURATEK expands product team with new appointment

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

Braking brand JURATEK has strengthened its product management team with the appointment of Ross Williams, who will oversee the development and launch of new brake disc and drum products. Williams join…

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Shaftec takes on charity challenges for Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

Five Shaftec employees are set to test themselves - and in some cases face their fears - as they take on a series of sponsored challenges in 2023 to raise money for the Coventry branch of Zoë’s Place …

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DENSO Aftermarket backs Veterans In Action’s bid for £70,000 National Lottery grant

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

DENSO Aftermarket is an enthusiastic supporter of the charity Veterans In Action, and is therefore asking people also moved by the work it does for former members of the armed forces and others suffer…

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Automechanika 2023 - Autotech Group showcases all FOUR company divisions in industry first

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

Automechanika Birmingham provided a platform for Autotech Group to launch its new division – Autotech Connect - bringing all FOUR of its company divisions together for the first time. As the automotiv…

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TMD Friction expands into new territories with brake relining accreditation

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

PartsXpert Wijlhuizen BV Arnhem is the first company on the mainland of Europe to receive the commercial vehicle brake relining accreditation from TMD Friction, with other countries following soon, in…

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Companies of all sizes rely on TecAlliance to succeed in the IAM

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

Whether a company is a small, specialised business or a large, multinational corporation, TecAlliance is committed to help it succeed in the rapidly evolving IAM world. The long-standing partnership w…

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BorgWarner unveils new logo, marking its transformation to eMobility

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

BorgWarner unveiled its new logo underscoring the company’s progress in its eMobility transformation through the execution of its Charging Forward strategy. The new logo is a visual representation of …

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LPG forklift truck fire risk: safety notice issued

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

HSE has issued a safety notice after becoming aware of a number of fires on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) powered forklift trucks and other similar vehicles that have occurred during start-up. The bui…

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Automechanika Birmingham: a success in the UK

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

Our stand in Automechanika Birmingham featuring our blue and yellow brand colours is welcoming visitors for the first time... and it's a great success! Customers were able to see our range of spare pa…

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WAI sponsors Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards prize

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

Leading rotating electrics supplier, WAI, has sponsored the Best Marketing Award in the first Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards, with the awards ceremony taking place on 7 June at Hilton Birmingh…

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TechMan partners with BookMyGarage.com at Automechanika Birmingham 2023

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

TechMan will be exhibiting at this year’s Automechanika Birmingham, from 6 to 8 June at the NEC demonstrating its latest integrations, including a new collaboration with the UK’s leading garage bookin…

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GS Yuasa set to showcase expanded market-leading auxiliary battery range at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

Global battery manufacturer GS Yuasa are set to showcase their expanded auxiliary battery range at Automechanika Birmingham between 6 – 8 June. Also on display at the hugely popular trade exhibition w…

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Becker is back with a bang

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

Speedway star Luke Becker, who is backed by the NGK brand, has made a dream comeback to racing by successfully making it through to the GP Challenge. The American has been out of action since the begi…

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CCM garage welcomes new technology from TechMan

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

CCM garage based in Surrey has welcomed a new garage management system from TechMan, as it looks to embrace technology in its modern workshop. TechMan’s specialist service offers garage owners, manage…

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Mercedes Benz approval for Exol Lubricants

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

Exol Lubricants has announced that its Optima C5 LSOV 0W-20 (M520) has received approval from Mercedes Benz to its 229.72 specification. This is the latest in Exol’s vehicle manufacturer approvals, as…

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Ring dominates in the Auto Express 2023 Product Awards!

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

Ring received two wins and three commended awards from the Auto Express Product Awards, not just with its lighting range, but also being recognised for its tyre care and dash cam products. The Ring br…

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TechMan sponsors Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards to honour the best in the industry

Date: Wednesday 31 May 2023

Garage management provider, TechMan, has announced it will be sponsoring the Best Customer Service award at the Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards 2023, hosted by the Independent Automotive Afterm…

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7000 votes cast in garage awards

Date: Friday 26 May 2023

More than 7000 votes have been cast in the Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards, hosted by IAAF and headline sponsored by LKQ Euro Car Parts. The now full event takes place on Wednesday 7 June at Hi…

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Sponsor a hole at the IAAF Golf Day

Date: Friday 26 May 2023

Sponsorship is still available for the sold out IAAF Golf Day 2023, which this year offers exclusive use of the PGA National Course on Thursday 22 June. Hole sponsorship is currently available for jus…

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“It’s important not to get caught out.” - New SARs guidance for employers issued

Date: Friday 26 May 2023

The right of access, commonly referred to as a subject access request or SAR, gives someone the right to request a copy of their personal information from organisations. This includes where they got t…

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Philips RacingVision GT200 is 2023 Headlamp of the Year

Date: Friday 26 May 2023

Philips RacingVision GT200 has won the prestigious Auto Express title of Headlamp of the Year in the 2023 staging of the magazine’s annual Product Awards. Lumileds, the global manufacturers of Philips…

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TerraClean-sponsored Colin Turkington takes double Snetterton podium

Date: Friday 26 May 2023

TerraClean-sponsored British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) ace Colin Turkington took two podium finishes at the latest round of the championship at Snetterton. In hot conditions, Turkington played t…

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vGI Holdings is ‘going greener’

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023

Following the success of its first ‘going green’ event in 2022 celebrating and supporting sustainability and the journey to net zero, automotive accessory and logistics group vGI Holdings is ‘going gr…

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The IMI urges Education Secretary to review funding for Heavy Vehicle Apprenticeships

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023

Steve Nash, CEO of the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has written to the Rt Hon Gillian Keegan MP, Secretary of State for Education to express the professional body’s deep concern regarding the…

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Charlie Martin given new Ambassadorial role

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023

Motorsport UK has named the British racing driver the latest Ambassador for its highly successful Girls on Track UK programme which creates events to inspire girls and women into seeing and believing …

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OSRAM product recognised in Auto Express Product Awards

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023

Lighting specialist, OSRAM, has been commended in Auto Express’s 2023 Product Awards for its Night Breaker 200 headlamp bulb. The OSRAM bulb was the most competitively priced in the category and was o…

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Comline brake discs: Anti-corrosion coating provides an instant fit for improved efficiency

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

An advanced formulation, anti-corrosion coating that allows direct fitment from box to axle is one of the notable features and benefits of Comline’s coated brake discs and one of many that are illustr…

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FAI Automotive continues to expand ever-growing ranges

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

FAI Automotive has recently introduced over 40 new references to its popular steering and suspension and engine timing ranges, offering greater coverage and providing customers with a reason to choose…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts teases on-stand giveaways at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

Leading national motor factor Arnold Clark Autoparts is set to offer giveaways and a prize draw at this year’s Automechanika Birmingham trade exhibition, held at the NEC from 6th-8th June. The parts d…

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HELLA wins numerous series orders in the field of electromobility

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

HELLA, the automotive supplier operating under the umbrella brand FORVIA, has received numerous series orders from various customers, with which the company is consistently expanding its leading marke…

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Shaftec launches new range of axle shafts and extends caliper programme

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

Shaftec, the business named after the remanufactured driveshaft programme it brought into the UK aftermarket, has done it again. This time with the introduction of a new range of axle shafts. At launc…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts sponsors Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards prize

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

National motor factor Arnold Clark Autoparts has sponsored the ‘Best Community Initiative’ accolade in the inaugural Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards. Celebrating outstanding achievements across…

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WAI tracking engine technology innovation with expanded sensors range

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

Leading rotating electrics supplier WAI is continually expanding its range of engine management products, to stay ahead of the curve as advanced engine technology reaches the aftermarket. Despite elec…

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PartsInMotion.co.uk encourages technicians to opt for quality stopping power

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

To ensure technicians have the best choice of premium quality braking products, they need a brand they can trust and that motorists can depend on says PartsInMotion.co.uk. The online parts supplier is…

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MAHLE Aftermarket launches new-to-range air and fuel filtration references

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has added six new-to-range filters to its product range, including three new air filters, and three new fuel filter elements. The aftermarket specialist’s uncompromising approach …

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SMP Europe to make debut Automechanika Birmingham exhibition at 2023 show

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

SMP Europe has announced it will be exhibiting its leading engine management and ignition product portfolio, as well as their industry leading engineering and manufacturing expertise for the first tim…

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SMP Europe puts automotive industry in the spotlight as Team GB seals Ice Hockey Championships victory

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

SMP Europe-sponsored Great Britain team has sealed promotion into the top-level of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Ice Hockey World Championships for next season, after a dramatic win o…

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