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Comline announces business partnership with Luton Town Football Club

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

Comline Auto Parts, a leading global brand of automotive aftermarket parts, is thrilled to announce an exciting business partnership with its hometown club, Luton Town Football Club, for the 2023/24 P…

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TerraClean-sponsored Turkington scoops Silverstone spoils

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

TerraClean-sponsored British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) ace Colin Turkington took a stunning victory in the third of three races at Silverstone to complete a mixed conditions comeback drive for t…

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Drag bike racing tribute for The Cannon

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

Lucas Oil has paid its respects to one of its sponsored racers and brand ambassadors who died in a road accident, last week. Chris Hannam, 57, a drag bike racing team manager and former Top Fuel rider…

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Smart tech to be trialled in towns and cities with £4 million funding to boost local connectivity

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

Towns and cities across the UK will deploy smart street lamps to test next-gen digital tech, offering EV charging and improved wireless connectivity, as part of a £1.3 million government pilot. Smart …

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IAAF regional meetings to offer state-of-the-art member facility tours

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is taking its activity direct to its aftermarket membership with the arrangement of several regional meetings across England in mid-October. Wi…

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Shaftec champions Reman EPS message

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

In this piece, the next in a series of articles to help the aftermarket future proof its offer and protect its position in the supply chain, Shaftec looks at Electric Power Steering (EPS). With the en…

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Ring unveils its promotions for the rest of the year!

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

To continue to help its factor customers and give them the best offers, Ring has released its Autumn and Winter deals valid until 31st December 2023. BulbsThe Xenon 200 range now has a Counter Display…

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Apec launches new range of power steering pumps

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

Leading Automotive aftermarket manufacturer Apec, has made a significant expansion to its existing steering & suspension catalogue in the United Kingdom, with the launch of its brand-new range of …

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DENSO introduces further lambda sensors to its aftermarket programme

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

DENSO is a major original equipment (OE) component manufacturer and system supplier to vehicle makers around the world, with a comprehensive aftermarket offering that provides high quality solutions f…

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Don’t forget to scan your REPXPERT Bonus Points says Schaeffler!

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

Schaeffler’s REPXPERT – the complete parts cataloguing system with its integrated repair, maintenance and product information, together with its training and professional development REPXPERT Academy …

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MAHLE Aftermarket UK has been named ‘Component Product of the Year’ by A1 Motor Stores members

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

The award is a testament to MAHLE Aftermarket UK’s unrelenting commitment to product research and development to offer a strong portfolio of high-quality components to meet the needs of the market and…

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Still time to be a winner by fitting NTK parts

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

There’s still time for members of Niterra UK Ltd’s BoxClever independent garage loyalty scheme to receive double points for NTK sensors and EGR valve boxes banked in the company’s latest promotion. Th…

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Get straight to the solution with Maverick Diagnostics’ Vehicle Technical Support

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

Maverick Diagnostics is primed to transform customers’ workshop repair experience. Upon a rolling monthly subscription to Vehicle Technical Support, in collaboration with technical partner, Grup Eina,…

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Charlie is back on the podium in Spain

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

Charlie Martin raced from last to third to claim another class podium in round four of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe championship in Spain. Free practice at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia…

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Bosch joins OESAA Academy Live line-up at Exeter College

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

Bosch is set to be a vital participant at the Exeter College instalment of OESAA Academy Live, a trade evening to take place on the evening of Wednesday 27th September. Bosch, along with fellow OESAA …

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Cable harnesses + repair kits made by DT Spare Parts

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

Cable harnesses are taking on an increasingly important role in the automotive sector. The reason for this is the increasing electrification and integration of electrical components in commercial vehi…

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We invite you to our stand in Dubai

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

On October 2-4, 2023, we will return to Dubai to take part in the largest automotive fair in the Middle East, bringing together manufacturers and sellers of the broadly understood automotive industry.…

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IAAF members welcome to join awards judging panel

Date: Friday 22 September 2023

In a change to its judging procedure for the upcoming Pride of Aftermarket Awards 2023, IAAF is moving to a judging process for some of its awards, replacing the current voting system. IAAF is therefo…

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Women Automotive Awards winners revealed at star-studded event

Date: Friday 22 September 2023

The winners of the first-ever Women Automotive Awards, hosted by Women Automotive Network, have been announced at a prestigious ceremony on 20th September. The awards, which took place following the r…

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UK Garage and Bodyshop Event team take on the Emerald Isle for Ben Automotive

Date: Friday 22 September 2023

The UK Garage and Bodyshop Event (UKGBE), presented by Automechanika Birmingham, has announced its team for this year’s hotly anticipated Bangers4Ben rally, as the team, dubbed the Dublin Driving Doll…

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Banner GB produces Holy Grail capabilities medium – The Banner Bible

Date: Friday 22 September 2023

Hot off the press from Banner – Europe’s leading original equipment manufacturer of batteries and battery accessories – is an all-informative corporate and product capabilities information source – th…

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“Listen to the experts”, IAAF urges govt to consult with aftermarket on Net Zero plans

Date: Thursday 21 September 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has urged the Government to consult the automotive aftermarket on its Net Zero plans, after the banning of new petrol and diesel-powered vehicl…

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E-Motive and ecommotors announce Automating Automotive 2024 free event at eBay UK Headquarters – 5th October 2023

Date: Thursday 21 September 2023

IAAF member E-Motive, the leading provider of aftermarket ecommerce solutions, has announced “Automating Automotive 2024”, a free event in eBay’s Richmond offices, on Thursday 5th October 2024. ecommo…

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Magneti Marelli Parts & Services at Automechanika Dubai 2023

Date: Thursday 21 September 2023

On October 2nd Automechanika Dubai 2023 opens its doors: we will be present, full of enthusiasm and we look forward to meeting you! With more than 170 manufacturing plants and research centres around …

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GS Yuasa President Osamu Murao cuts the ribbon on state-of-the-art battery facility at Ignition Park, Swindon

Date: Thursday 21 September 2023

GS Yuasa, the world’s leading battery manufacturer, celebrated a momentous occasion as GS Yuasa Corporation President Osamu Murao officially opened the company’s new state-of-the-art facility at Ignit…

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Registrations are open! FAAS Sustainability Day 2023

Date: Thursday 21 September 2023

FAAS is thrilled to announce that registration for our inaugural FAAS Sustainability Day is officially open! The event, to be held on the 17th of November in Bologna as part of the esteemed Futurmotiv…

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TMD Friction reaffirms sustainability commitment with new video

Date: Thursday 21 September 2023

Leading braking friction product manufacturer TMD Friction has affirmed its sustainability commitment and environmentally friendly credentials with the launch of a new video detailing its achievements…

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Lindgren boosts Speedway World title bid

Date: Thursday 21 September 2023

Freddie Lindgren took advantage of World championship leader Bartosz Zmarzlik’s absence from the FIM Speedway GP of Denmark to close the gap on the Polish rider going into the last Grand Prix of the 2…

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MAHLE supports Dingbro’s 50th anniversary event

Date: Thursday 21 September 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket UK recently supported Dingbro’s 50th anniversary trade event in Aberdeen. The company’s regional sales manager, Phil Nicholson, and technical manager, Alan Povey headed to Dingbro’s …

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vGI Holdings Hosts ‘Going Greener’ at Milton Keynes HQ

Date: Thursday 21 September 2023

Following its ‘Going Green’ event in 2022, vGI Holdings held ‘Going Greener’ on 14 September 2023. Celebrating sustainable mobility and the drive to net zero, the group which includes vGroup Internati…

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Don’t miss out! DENSO’s League of True Mechanics competition is still open

Date: Tuesday 19 September 2023

With a host of prizes for the final top 10, there’s still time for technicians to enter the DENSO League of True Mechanics (LOTM) competition and potentially be crowned a regional champion. The pan Eu…

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In conversation with…PartsInMotion.co.uk-sponsored Jack Butel

Date: Tuesday 19 September 2023

Online parts supplier PartsInMotion.co.uk sat down with its BTCC-sponsored racing driver, Jack Butel, to discuss all things racing and the season so far. The 27-year-old British Touring Car Championsh…

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TRICO wins A1 award for the sixth year in a row!

Date: Tuesday 19 September 2023

Original equipment (OE) wiper blade manufacturer, TRICO, continues to dominate at the A1 Motor Stores annual convention because, for the sixth year in a row, it has won an award, this time for Retail …

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NAPA launches new power steering pumps

Date: Tuesday 19 September 2023

Automotive aftermarket brand NAPA has released its new range of power steering pumps in the United Kingdom as a major expansion of their pre-existing Steering & Suspension catalogue. Power steerin…

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SMP Europe takes air mass meter manufacturing fully in-house

Date: Tuesday 19 September 2023

Engine management specialist SMP Europe has overhauled the development and manufacturing of its air mass meter range, with investments bolstering its in-house research and development capability, enab…

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MEYLE gets highest rating in TecCom Excellence Programme

Date: Monday 18 September 2023

MEYLE, renowned manufacturer of high-quality automotive spare parts, has become the first parts supplier to be awarded five stars by TecAlliance as a TecCom Certified Supplier. The validation and cert…

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Clarke Oil receives Exol’s certificate of achievement award for oil purchases in 2022

Date: Monday 18 September 2023

Exol Lubricants has announced its long standing customer, Clarke Oil, has received its certificate of achievement award for one million litres of oil purchased in 2022. “Our distribution business succ…

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Matt Cleevely shows how to run an EV workshop

Date: Monday 18 September 2023

Curious garages are urged to make last-minute plans to attend an introductory day at Cleevely Electric Vehicles (EV) on Saturday 16th October. Runing from 10am to 3pm, the itinerary will include a det…

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Bright prospects: LIQUI MOLY relaunches car care products

Date: Monday 18 September 2023

For more than a decade, readers of the largest German-language automotive magazines have voted LIQUI MOLY the best oil brand. In the car care category, the company now also wants to accomplish the lea…

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Staffordshire University Formula Student team turns to local engineering firm for laser cutting and bespoke fabrication

Date: Monday 18 September 2023

Students at Staffordshire Uni Racing team finished in a superb second place at Formula Student 2023. While developing their new car for the Silverstone event, the team turned to local engineering busi…

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Glen Callum Associates kickstarts Benathlon charity effort

Date: Friday 15 September 2023

Glen Callum Associates (GCA) has launched a team effort to complete Benathlon, a 30-day challenge encouraging participants to exercise for 30 minutes every day for the 30 days of September. Benathlon …

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First Line Ltd. celebrates 40 years of growth and innovation

Date: Friday 15 September 2023

First Line Ltd. is marking its 40th anniversary in 2023, as the company celebrates its continued commitment to providing customers with a comprehensive range of high-quality, automotive aftermarket co…

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SMP Europe bolsters sales team with new appointment

Date: Friday 15 September 2023

Engine management specialist SMP Europe, the home of Intermotor, Lemark and Lucas brands, has appointed Will Fry as area sales manager as the company looks to strengthen its sales team and promote fro…

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IAAF adds ALCO Filters to expanded membership

Date: Friday 15 September 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has added leading filter manufacturer ALCO Filters to its membership. Established in 1973 and a trusted advisor in the filters industry, ALCO F…

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MJAllen Automotive set for growth with new brands and products

Date: Friday 15 September 2023

MJAllen Automotive has outlined its strategy for the future as its new-look team plans to unveil new brands and products in the automotive aftermarket. Headed up by managing director, Les Kershaw, ope…

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Alliance Automotive Group to sponsor flagship IAAF event

Date: Thursday 14 September 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) will welcome back leading parts distributor Alliance Automotive Group (AAG), as headline sponsor for the 2023 edition of its Annual Conference …

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Melett strengthens marketing team with new appointment

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2023

Turbocharger manufacturing specialist Melett has bolstered its marketing team with the appointment of Jacqueline Barker as marketing assistant, to shore up company communications and develop positive …

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Peter van der Galiën appointed CEO of TecAlliance GmbH

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2023

The Shareholders' Committee of TecAlliance has decided to appoint Peter van der Galiën (55) as the new CEO of TecAlliance GmbH with effect from 1 January 2024. He succeeds Jürgen Buchert (66), who wil…

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Generational change in MEYLE AG’s top management: Dr Karl J. Gaertner hands over the reins to Dirk Damaschke and Marc Siemssen

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2023

After more than 28 years at the helm, majority shareholder Dr Karl J. Gaertner is stepping down from the MEYLE AG Executive Board. As of 1 September 2023, board members Dirk Damaschke (above left) and…

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TMD Friction pulls out all the stops when welcoming Autosupplies to factory tour

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2023

Autosupplies and its customers receive an insight into TMD Friction’s stringent manufacturing processes at its Hartlepool factory. TMD Friction has welcomed representatives from Autosupplies and three…

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