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First Line launches new-look online catalogue to enhance user experience

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

First Line Ltd. has unveiled a new look for its market-leading online catalogue, WebCat, offering customers an enhanced user experience with improved functionality as part of its commitment to support…

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WAI warns of increased electric vehicle cable theft

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Rotating electrics supplier and electric vehicle (EV) charging cable specialist, WAI, is urging EV owners to keep an eye on their charging cables following a spate of thefts across the UK. Recent repo…

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Leading suppliers come together to launch unique garage concept proposition

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

LKQ Euro Car Parts, alongside seven other leading suppliers to the aftermarket, has announced the launch of a unique new garage concept to help the industry’s professionals navigate the ever-changing …

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Great Britain Speedway Team partnership

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Niterra UK Ltd – a long-time supporter of Speedway via its NGK ignition brand – has announced it has gone in to partnership with the Great Britain Speedway Team. NGK spark plugs are used by many of th…

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sales-i will be at Automechanika Birmingham 2023

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

sales-i are to exhibit at Automechanika Birmingham, on the 6th to 8th June 2023. It's the leading trade exhibition for the aftermarket and supply chain, with over 12,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors fr…

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Mintex introduces new brake pad, disc and drum references

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Braking specialist TMD Friction UK has introduced nine new brake pad, disc, and drum references to its Mintex branded product ranges. To offer maximised vehicle coverage and the demands of the continu…

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The AA Ireland launches exclusive training academy with Autotech Training to upskill patrols

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Autotech Training is working in partnership with the Automobile Association in Ireland, to upskill its AA patrols and the wider automotive aftermarket, with the launch of the exclusive AA Training Aca…

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Automechanika Birmingham focuses on next generation with dedicated Autotech Academy student programme

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Automechanika Birmingham is officially welcoming the next generation of aftermarket professionals with open arms to its summer show, as the event organisers announce a dedicated student programme in p…

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Alliance Automotive Group UK acquires CAAR Limited

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Alliance Automotive Group UK (AAG) has expanded its network through the acquisition of CAAR Limited (CAAR), the UK based trading group with approximately 300 members. “AAG, through its distribution ce…

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Quality exhausts help save motorists money

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Product quality is important, especially when it comes to critical automotive components. Fitting a car with an inferior exhaust can cause a wide range of expensive issues - but help is at hand. Leadi…

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Magneti Marelli Parts & Services presents its new Wall Box: technology, safety and flexibility for the recharging of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Magneti Marelli Parts & Services presents the new Wall Box, a charging station for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles developed in collaboration with SCAME, in compliance with international elec…

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Tesla e-learning module now available on Delphi Academy

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Delphi Technologies, a brand of BorgWarner Inc, has released a Tesla e-learning module on Delphi Academy, marking the first in a new series of brand-specific online training courses for vehicle techni…

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Bulls set to join forces on the race circuit

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Two bulls are coming together looking to create a formidable force on the oval track racing scene here in the UK. And it all centres on Banner – one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of batteries and …

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LKQ Corporation announces results for first quarter 2023

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

LKQ Corporation has recently reported first quarter 2023 financial results. “Overall, the first quarter was a terrific start to the year, and we remain on track to deliver on our full year guidance. O…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts announces its Supplier of the Year

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Arnold Clark Autoparts has announced the winner of its prestigious Supplier of the Year award, recognising efforts in parts availability and customer service throughout the last year. Braking speciali…

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IAAF confirms council formation for new term

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) confirmed newly elected council members at its most recent annual general meeting held at the British Motor Museum in Gaydon. The meeting also …

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IAAF announces latest new member: VBG Group

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed manufacturer of vehicle coupling systems and associated products to the truck, trailer and bodybuilder markets, VBG Group, to its …

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Tina Drayson named Head of the IAAF Garage Section

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Tina Drayson, Operations Manager at CCM Garage has become the new Head of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) Garage Section, as well as being appointed to the IAAF Council. As pa…

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Automechanika Birmingham and IMI announce EV Training Academy feature to help businesses prepare for the future

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Automechanika Birmingham has announced a newly launched training feature at the show, the EV Training Academy, designed to offer visitors the latest tips, tricks and opportunities in the electric vehi…

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Is paperless picking your future warehouse strategy?

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

As your ecommerce business begins selling products across multiple marketplaces, sales volumes are likely increase. However, before you've even had a chance to enjoy your victory pint - you'll notice …

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ecommotors to launch its Turnkey Multichannel Aftermarket solution at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

IAAF member E-Motive, the leading provider of aftermarket ecommerce solutions, will launch its ecommotors Turnkey Multichannel Aftermarket solution at the upcoming Automechanika 2023 trade fair. ecomm…

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SSNAP team to tackle Three Peaks for charity

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

A team of 30 including Mountney managing director Dan Kimpton is to attempt a Three Peaks challenge to raise money for SSNAP, a charity that looks after sick infants and their families. Kimpton, head …

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Women Automotive Network – Drinks Reception announced at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Automechanika Birmingham has teamed up with the Women Automotive Network, who will be hosting the Women Automotive Network – Drinks Reception at this year’s show, as the event organiser continues on i…

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Exol Lubricants refreshes delivery fleet for optimum service

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Leading independent lubricants supplier Exol Lubricants has renewed its delivery fleet with new Scania trucks to ensure optimised service levels and meet ongoing customer demand. The new trucks at its…

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TecCom partners with ecommotors to deliver fully connected aftermarket ecommerce to the UK and Ireland

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Aftermarket ecommerce systems and services provider ecommotors has joined forces with TecAlliance to integrate TecCom solutions into its customers’ systems environment, to further automate ecommerce b…

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Schaeffler continues to invest in the future of the aftermarket

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Once again demonstrating its commitment to ensuring the future health of the independent sector, the Schaeffler REPXPERT team recently visited Tameside College in Ashton-under-Lyne, to speak to studen…

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Lucas Oil Products UK becomes the official lubricant and additive partner for the Time Attack, Motorsport UK Drift Pro and Racing Hondas Championships

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Championship organisers are delighted to welcome Lucas Oil Products UK into the Time Attack family as the official and exclusive lubricant and additive partner for the Time Attack, Motorsport UK Drift…

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Mintex Racing expands MINI Challenge support into 2023

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Braking specialist TMD Friction UK has expanded its support of the Vertu Motors MINI Challenge for the 2023 season, with its high-end Mintex Racing braking brand again providing the specification fric…

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Charlie’s NGK-liveried Lamborghini is unveiled

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

This is the NGK-liveried car that ambassador Charlie Martin will race in the upcoming Super Trofeo Europe season 2023 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe championship. Beginning at the world-famous Imola …

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Nearly £18m allocated so far from scrappage scheme ahead of ULEZ expansion

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Since the end of January, the vehicle scrappage scheme has committed nearly £18m to low-income and disabled Londoners, and small businesses and charities to help them take some of the most polluting v…

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Niterra to star at Automechanika UK

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Niterra UK Ltd – owner of the renowned NGK and NTK vehicle electronic brands – will be starring at the forthcoming Automechanika UK Show. It will have a host of attractions on stand E90 when it exhibi…

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Choose quality over cost when it comes to head gaskets, warns FAI Automotive

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Premium-quality parts supplier, FAI Automotive, is urging factors and technicians not to cut corners when it comes to head gasket quality, and to ensure correct specification is met to avoid near-cert…

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Flintshire garage completes record e-learning hours on Delphi Academy

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Hillcrest Motor Services in Flintshire, Wales has been recognised for completing a ‘record number’ of e-learning hours on the online learning platform, Delphi Academy. In less than four months, Hillcr…

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IAAF Activity Report: w-e 28 April 2023

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

The IAAF has had a very busy week working on lobbying activities, events and the growth of the garage section. Lobbying IAAF is actively working across a number of fronts including Type Approval, SERM…

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Most Popular stories in April across IAAF

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

See the most popular stories across IAAF’s platforms in print, digital and online. Garage Awards Finalists Unveiled https://www.iaaf.co.uk/news/garage-awards-finalists-unveiled/  The public has their …

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SKF added to PartsinMotion.co.uk product range

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

PartsinMotion.co.uk has added globally recognised brand SKF to its product portfolio as the online parts supplier looks to broaden its offering to cover more of the growing car parc. The latest SKF pr…

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Schaeffler’s REPXPERT digital team takes a countrywide road trip!

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Schaeffler’s REPXPERTs are well used to traveling the highways, visiting garages to deliver its quality and best practice message, but this time our digital marketing team will be out and about promot…

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Schaeffler releases new Spring REPXPERT Bonus Shop promotion

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Schaeffler’s latest REPXPERT Bonus Shop promotion is up and running and the focus for Spring is tooling, with some great offers on some new and popular LASER tools. “REPXPERT members collecting bonus …

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Melett returns to Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Melett will return to Automechanika Birmingham this year to showcase its range of precision engineered turbochargers and components on stand K26. Taking place from 6 to 8 June 2023 at the NEC, the sho…

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Exol Lubricants and Chemodex continue sponsorship of Taylors Trucksport for European Truck Racing season

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Exol Lubricants and its distributor Chemodex will continue to sponsor Taylors Trucksport Racing as the team competes for the first time in the European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC) in 2023. Taylor…

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Exol Lubricants to support charity vintage car tours

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Exol Lubricants is to support Bognor Regis Motor Club’s latest charity classic car tours with the donation of its Optima range of engine oils. The motor club’s Cotswold Charity Classic, also known as …

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First Line Ltd. issues guidance on ball joint servicing and replacement

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Aftermarket supplier First Line Ltd. has issued guidance to technicians on replacing ball joints, a safety-critical component in a vehicle’s suspension, with tips on maximising efficiency on labour ti…

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WAI helps eliminate range anxiety with new top-up power bank

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Leading rotating electrics supplier and electric vehicle (EV) charging cable specialist WAI has unveiled the Recharge 2000, which can provide EV charging top-ups of up to eight miles plus device charg…

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Nic Hamilton excels in front of brother Lewis

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Seven-time World F1 champion Lewis Hamilton was at Donington Park to witness his brother Nic achieve his best-ever performance when he raced at the first British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) event …

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PartsinMotion.co.uk announces sponsorship of Jack Butel for 2023 BTCC season

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

PartsInMotion.co.uk has revealed its sponsorship with driver Jack Butel in the British Touring Car Championships (BTCC) for 2023, as the brand makes its first step onto the racetrack. The online parts…

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Shaftec advises how to measure a driveshaft…

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

As part of its objective to inject free technical information into the aftermarket, this month, Shaftec advises how to measure a driveshaft. Furthermore, the expert supplier of remanufactured and new …

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Klarius delivers for LCVs: Quality exhausts for the award-winning Mercedes Sprinter

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

With the latest update to its product catalogue, Klarius Products has released new parts for the stalwart of British roads, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. This includes a full exhaust system for the (201…

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Tänak takes second place for M-Sport Ford in Croatia

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Ott Tänak and Martin Jarveoja have claimed second place for the Niterra-sponsored M-Sport Ford World Rally Team at the Croatia Rally 2023. The pair finished behind former M-Sport driver Elfyn Evans in…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts reveals huge four-stand presence at Automechanika

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

LKQ Euro Car Parts is set to have a huge presence at Automechanika Birmingham this June. The leader in the aftermarket will be showcasing its extensive product range, market leading training platform …

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Garages must embrace long-term business solutions

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Ferris Garage, Cornwall’s only electric and hybrid specialist has become one of the first EVA-approved independent garages in the UK. Owner Tim Ferris, the third generation of his family to own the bu…

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