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Alternator and starter references among DENSO’s latest aftermarket range additions

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

DENSO is a pioneer of starter and alternator technology and the world’s largest original equipment (OE) manufacturer of rotating electric parts, with a global market share of more than 25 percent, so …

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Factor Sales empowers motor factors with upgraded data insights

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Factor Sales, a leading provider of data insights, is thrilled to introduce two upgraded solutions, designed to provide motor factors with unprecedented data-driven decision-making capabilities. These…

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10 Reasons why to choose ALCO Filters!

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Why choose ALCO Filters? Here are 10 Quality Reasons: ✅ Sealing ring made from special rubber compound resistant to hot engine oil and to compression.✅ Top plate made from heavy gauge steel and carefu…

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Bangers4Ben 2023 – The Moovie

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Cow you bell-ieve it? It’s Bangers4Ben 2023 – MOORAY! You will have herd the Bangers4Ben 2023 charity rally is taking place in the Emerald Isle. And our two cowmedians, O’LawJaw and O’Judge, are so lo…

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DENSO thanks its valued PowerEdge customers

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Demonstrating just what a compelling proposition the PowerEdge brand presents, the DENSO UK Aftermarket team took a number of its valued customers to the Acropolis Rally, as part of its PowerEdge bran…

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Ring ask: What should you be stocking?

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Premium quality automotive lighting and auto electrics supplier, Ring, reveals its most popular products, so workshops and factors can ensure they have a healthy stock available. Running out of stock …

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NEOLUX announces its remaining 2023 promotions

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

OSRAM’s competitively priced and high quality bulb brand, NEOLUX, has revealed its promotional activity for the rest of 2023, with some excellent deals for factors! The NEOLUX brand was introduced to …

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BETTAPARTS unveils wheel bearings range expansion

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

As part of its commitment to cover the ever-growing vehicle parc, BETTAPARTS has expanded its popular ABTEX Wheel Bearing range, introducing 11 new references suitable for petrol, diesel and hybrid pa…

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Exol Lubricants and distributor Chemodex to support desert rally cancer charity fundraiser

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Leading lubricants and oils supplier, Exol Lubricants, and its distributor Chemodex, is supporting an off-road charity rally effort to raise money for cancer research charities, and support communitie…

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JURATEK launches latest braking range expansion - October 2023

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Leading braking brand JURATEK has announced an expansion to its popular braking product range, with the introduction of 22 new part numbers to give customers greater vehicle parc coverage. JURATEK’s n…

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Industry embraces ‘early bird’ stand rate, as bookings flood in for UK Garage and Bodyshop Event

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Organiser of the UK Garage and Bodyshop Event (UKGBE), Messe Frankfurt UK, has reported a swathe of bookings for early bird offers on stands, as the popular event plans its 2024 return. Over 60 percen…

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ZF Aftermarket gives five tips for a professional winter checkup

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Many vehicle owners only think about ‘winter-proofing’ their cars when the first snowflakes start to fall. Automotive workshops should see the next few months as an opportunity to plan ahead and get t…

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Banner launches Energy Bull ‘Dual Power’

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Energy Bull from Banner – Europe’s leading manufacturer of lead-acid batteries and battery accessories – has been a popular choice for leisure and marine applications here in the UK for many years now…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts Chesterfield to open its doors to visitors

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Arnold Clark Autoparts in Chesterfield will open its doors to visiting garages and workshops on October 14th, as it holds an open day to mark the launch of the newest motor factor in the area. On Satu…

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SMP Europe expands range of knock sensors

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Engine management specialist and home to the Intermotor, Lemark and Lucas brands, SMP Europe, has developed its range of knock sensors with new, high-end references added to its product line. Knock se…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts introduces unlimited mileage warranty for added peace of mind

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

LKQ Euro Car Parts has launched an industry leading unlimited mileage warranty across its range of steering and suspension products, giving customers greater protection at no additional cost. The new …

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DENSO launches its latest customer karting challenge

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

The gauntlet has been thrown down and the protagonists are jostling for position as DENSO begins the quest to discover who will become its 2024 Go Karting Champion! After the success of last year’s se…

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Final call issued for new IAAF regional meeting bookings

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has issued its last call for members to register for the Federation’s new regional meetings, being held from Tuesday 10th-Thursday 12th October…

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WJFC Community Football Club secures sponsorship from LKQ Euro Car Parts

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

The team at LKQ Euro Car Parts in Cannock has agreed a sponsorship deal with the under 12’s girls’ team at Wyrley Community Football Club (WJFC) and has sponsored the club’s second ground that is clos…

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Exol Lubricants reveals its Distributor of the Year award winner

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Exol Lubricants has awarded Hampshire Oil and Grease its prestigious Distributor of the Year award for 2022. Hampshire Oil and Grease has been a proud distributor of Exol for more than seven years. A …

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A year of growth and enhanced features for myITG

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

TecAlliance, the leading expert for data management and processes in the automotive aftermarket, celebrates a year of success with its innovative cloud-based solution, myITG. This solution continues t…

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Government launches plan to put drivers back in the driving seat

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

The Transport Secretary has announced a new 30-point plan to support people’s freedom to use their cars and curb over-zealous enforcement measures. Drivers will benefit from smoother, easier journeys …

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OESAA and Banner Batteries unite to ensure a car’s heart beats strong

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Banner Batteries is a founding member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA). One of the key factors behind joining was the organisation’s determination and strategy to ed…

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Ecobat Battery to demonstrate a wealth of power storage solutions

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Ecobat Battery will be using the Motorhome & Caravan Show at NEC Birmingham, to present visitors with a wide range of batteries and charging options that can further improve the performance and ca…

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JURATEK hosts customer VIP day at Silverstone BTCC round

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Braking supplier JURATEK invited 20 guests trackside for the penultimate race weekend of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Silverstone, to see the brand’s sponsored driver, Árón Taylor-Sm…

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Ben launches exciting new challenge ‘Race Across Britain’ based on popular TV series

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Following the huge success of BBC TV series 'Race Across the World', Ben is recruiting teams to take on a new UK-based fundraising challenge for the automotive industry, called Race Across Britain. Th…

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Sell-out expected at IAAF Annual Conference and Awards Dinner with two months to go

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

A sell-out is now expected at the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation’s (IAAF) Annual Conference and Awards Dinner, with ticket sales in high demand, just two months to go before the event. …

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IMI inspires a new generation of automotive talent with the donation of Assisted Reality headsets to colleges

Date: Tuesday 03 October 2023

Inspiring a new generation of automotive talent, the IMI, in collaboration with Autotech Connect and RealWear, has donated Assisted Reality headsets to 18 colleges and training providers nationwide. T…

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JURATEK launches latest braking range expansion

Date: Tuesday 03 October 2023

Leading braking brand JURATEK has announced an expansion to its popular braking product range, with the introduction of 22 new part numbers to give customers greater vehicle parc coverage. JURATEK’s n…

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The pace of digitisation in the aftermarket is picking up: Kevan Wooden, chief commercial officer, LKQ UK & Ireland

Date: Tuesday 03 October 2023

There are two recent trends in the aftermarket which suggest that the sector’s digital transformation is gathering pace. The first is the continued acceleration in online ordering, as evidenced in the…

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Schaeffler reminds mechanics to register for REPXPERT Academy Live roadshow in Ashton-under-Lyne

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

As part of its plan to help garages keep up-to-date on the latest products, repair solutions and technical information, Schaeffler is reminding mechanics to register for its free REPXPERT Academy Live…

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Fuel efficiency starts with the right exhaust: Choose Klarius!

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Fuel efficiency, as every driver on the UK’s roads knows, makes an enormous difference to the running cost of a vehicle. Yet few drivers realise the crucial role that their car’s exhaust plays in main…

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Cleevely EV hosts first garage EV introduction day

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Cleevely Electric Vehicles (EV) has hosted a successful first event for garages eager to find out more about electric vehicle opportunities on Saturday 16th September. Nine garage staff attended an in…

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PowerEdge updates and improves its wiper blade packaging

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Although PowerEdge is not part of the DENSO range, it has naturally been developed according to the company’s exacting quality standards to meet the requirements of the aftermarket’s mid-price, high q…

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Delphi, a brand of PHINIA, introduces new configurator tool to its Diagnostics Portfolio

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Delphi, a brand of PHINIA Inc., is delighted to introduce a new online configurator for their diagnostic products and related accessories. Diagnostic tools are revolutionizing the way vehicle workshop…

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Melett shares best-practice advice on turbocharger overheating

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Melett has shared its best-practice advice on the symptoms, causes, and the steps that vehicle technicians can undertake to prevent an untimely turbocharger failure due to overheating. The precision-e…

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Melett warns of perils of foreign objects in turbochargers

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Turbocharger specialist Melett has warned technicians to be wary of the effects of foreign objects on the integrity of turbocharger systems. A foreign object refers to anything that enters the turboch…

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Klarius is at the vanguard with exhausts for Citroën Dispatch

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Klarius Products has launched 10x new aftermarket exhaust components this month, including a full replacement exhaust system for the ’07-2016 Citroën Dispatch. See the full part list here Earning its …

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TechMan to demonstrate leading GMS at Mechanex 2023

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

TechMan will be offering garages and workshops a chance to get hands on with its garage management system at this year’s Mechanex show, from 7th-8th November at Sandown Park in Surrey. The company wil…

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Success for Ring at the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire!

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Named sponsor for the night stage, Ring has hailed the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire a triumph, as it allowed the company to have vital interaction with current and potential customers. The Trackrod Rally …

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GS Yuasa’s popular ‘Powering what matters’ campaign set to return to screens across the country

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

GS Yuasa, the leading battery manufacturer, are proud to announce the return of ‘Powering what matters’ this autumn. The campaign, which has already achieved over 215 million impacts and captured the …

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Impression supports East Coast College apprenticeship awards with prizes

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Automotive aftermarket PR and digital marketing agency Impression Communications has helped nurture the next generation of aftermarket talent by supporting leading Apprentice of the Year Awards, hoste…

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NAPA launches overrunning alternator pulleys

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

For a quieter driving experience, automotive aftermarket brand NAPA has released its new range of overrunning alternator pulleys in the United Kingdom. The overrunning alternator pulley (OAP) allows t…

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Government sets out path to zero emission vehicles by 2035

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

The government has set out the percentage of new zero emission cars manufacturers will be required to produce each year up to 2030, following the Prime Minister’s proportionate and pragmatic decision …

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Streetwize Accessories joins IAAF membership

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

Leading supplier of automotive accessories, Streetwize Accessories, has joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) membership. Established in 1986, the Manchester-based company sp…

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Call for nominations in Pride of Aftermarket Award

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

The IAAF has issued a "Call for Nominations" in its Pride of Aftermarket Awards at the IAAF Annual Awards Dinner sponsored by Alliance Automotive Group (AAG) which is taking place on Thursday 7th Dece…

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MAHLE Aftermarket boosts sales team with new Regional Sales Manager

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has appointed Phil Nicholson as its Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and Ireland, as the company bolsters its sales team with further expertise to deliver continued exceptional…

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E-Motive announces raft of aftermarket industry speakers at free “Automating Automotive 2024” event on 5th October 2023

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

IAAF member E-Motive, the leading provider of aftermarket ecommerce solutions, has announced several industry speakers for its “Automating Automotive 2024”, a free event in eBay’s Richmond offices, on…

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Ecobat Battery – finding solutions for real world problems

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

After shining a spotlight on the ongoing dependence that vehicle manufacturers (VMs) have made on the 12-volt battery for all their models, whether petrol, diesel, hybrid or fully electric, Ecobat Bat…

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PartsinMotion.co.uk receives commendation in Auto Express awards

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

Online parts distributor, PartsInMotion.co.uk has scooped second place in the annual Auto Express awards for ‘Best Car Parts Website’. This particular award category celebrates the best on the web for…

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