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Exol quality shines in HRCR classic rally championships

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2023

As the official lubricants partner to the Historic Rally Car Register (HRCR) for the 2023 MINI Sport Cup and Stage Masters Challenge, Exol Lubricants provides all competing cars with its high-quality …

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GSF: OESAA Academy Live an avenue for technicians to upskill

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

GSF Car Parts is “rallying our local teams” to attract technicians to the highly-anticipated OESAA Academy Live trade evenings at Exeter College and Hugh Baird College in Liverpool. Banner Batteries, …

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NGEN – the next step forward in vehicle lubrication

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

Global lubricant pioneer, MOTUL presents the NGEN range, which sets new standards for sustainable and resource-saving high-performance engine oils for cars and motorbikes. MOTUL’s NGEN range debuts wi…

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First Line Ltd. reveals details of latest range expansion

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

All-makes aftermarket specialist First Line Ltd. has revealed details of its latest range expansion, as the company introduces a further 27 references to its extensive product lines. First Line Ltd.’s…

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Jump! For Ring’s new jump starter!

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

Increasing its product portfolio even further, renowned automotive lighting and auto electrics supplier, Ring, has introduced a professional heavy duty Lithium Jump Starter, that has a host of feature…

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Apec launches new range of brake pressure regulators

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

Automotive aftermarket manufacturer Apec has launched its brand-new range of aftermarket brake pressure regulators in the UK. With a deep understanding of the importance of this component, Apec has de…

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Apec expand their Braking range with a huge 151 new part numbers this September!

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

Apec have expanded the Braking range with an incredible 151 new part numbers this September. The range extension includes 3 brake discs, 21 brake calipers, 6 brake pad sets, 4 brake pad fitting kits, …

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Schaeffler adds more John Deere applications to its growing INA auxiliary belt system range

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

Schaeffler, the renowned original equipment (OE) component and system manufacturer, continues to expand its range of repair solutions for agricultural vehicles, with the introduction of several front …

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One for (almost) all – LIQUI MOLY Dual Clutch Gear Oil 8100

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

The number of vehicles with automatic transmission or automated manual transmission is constantly increasing. Worldwide, two out of three registered vehicles are equipped with this technology. LIQUI M…

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HELLA appoints Stefanie Rheker to the Management Board

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

The Shareholder Committee of HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA has appointed Stefanie Rheker as a new member of the Management Board. There, she will assume responsibility for the automotive supplier's global…

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UKS continue to enjoy the growth of range and product groups through its Metzger Autoteile partnership

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

UKS Distribution’s managing director, Geoff Jones said: “We are delighted with the ongoing increased volumes of Metzger sales through UKS’ product and brand offering to the UK. It’s an extensive and e…

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£381m boost for EV charging as Chancellor opens West Midlands hub

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

A new electric vehicle charging hub – big enough to charge 180 cars simultaneously – was opened by the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt in Birmingham on Thursday 7 September. It marks a significant boost for Br…

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Industry News

Department for Transport announces funding to improve truck roadside facilities for lorry drivers

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

The Department for Transport has today announced £8m in funding to help improve truck roadside facilities for lorry drivers. A total of 39 roadside facility operators will receive a share of the fundi…

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NGK stars in dramatic Speedway GP

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

It was a meeting full of high drama for the NGK-sponsored riders competing in the FIM Speedway GP of Great Britain – Cardiff. Sweden’s Freddie Lindgren was the top performer, making the final at the P…

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DENSO President announces €63 billion (¥10 trillion) R&D investment plan to kickstart new era of safe and sustainable electromobility

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

In his first European public appearance as President and COO of DENSO, the Fortune 500 advanced automotive technology supplier, Shinnosuke Hayashi revealed that the business plans to invest €63 billio…

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MPULSE App: MAHLE Aftermarket on the move

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket brings its MPULSE Mobility Magazine to smartphones as an app. The new app offers customers a digital channel that combines all service offers and information in one place. The main t…

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OSRAM makes it easy with its LEDriving® EASY range

Date: Monday 11 September 2023

Renowned lighting specialist, OSRAM, has introduced an exciting new range – LEDriving® HL EASY – for LED high and low beam lamps that comes with a plug and play system, meaning no adapters or caps are…

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Brembo prime line LCV brake calipers

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

Light Commercial Vehicles are designed to meet the highest standards of safety, reliability and integrity. But they’re also designed to go on … and on … and on. And when it comes to innovation, origin…

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Leading automotive industry names join vGI Holdings sustainable mobility event ‘Going Greener’ on 14 September 2023

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

In 2022 vGI Holdings held its first group open day, 'going green'. On 14 September 2023 they are 'Going Greener'. Interest for the event from group suppliers and some of the largest names in the indus…

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Parts firm recognised by Chancellor for 70 years of service

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

Bennetts Car Parts was recently invited to No.10 as local business champions. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt said:"Local businesses are vital for our economy, our day to day lives and ou…

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IAA Mobility 2023: FORVIA presents its vision of connected, sustainable and automated mobility

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

FORVIA, the world’s seventh-largest supplier of automotive technology, combining the innovation skills of Faurecia and HELLA, is presenting its portfolio to address tomorrow's mobility requirements at…

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Maverick Diagnostics introduces radical online training for modern technicians

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

As the automotive industry undergoes a rapid and transformative evolution, staying ahead of the curve is no longer an option – it’s a necessity for technicians. In response to the pressing demand for …

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GSF Car Parts and delivery mates to hit the road in unique electric motorbike fundraiser for Ben charity

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

NATIONAL motor factor GSF Car Parts and final-mile delivery specialists Delivery Mates are partnering for a unique challenge to raise awareness and money for the automotive industry charity Ben. A tea…

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Alliance Automotive Group to merge FPS Distribution and Platinum International

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

Alliance Automotive Group UK and Ireland (AAG) is excited to announce a significant milestone in their growth and development journey. As the automotive industry continues to evolve, AAG is committed …

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IAAF Activity report - September 2023

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

IAAF is actively planning across a number of fronts, including the introduction of new member benefits. MVBEO IAAF is in the process of emailing members its ‘explainer’ document on Motor Vehicle Block…

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The changing face of job adverts: Glen Callum Associates advises on best practice to seek top talent

Date: Thursday 07 September 2023

Glen Callum Associates (GCA) is advising businesses on best practice when creating job adverts to help them better appeal to candidates amid the rising cost-of-living crisis. With the recruitment spec…

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DVSA: Data sharing and MOT modernisation

Date: Thursday 31 August 2023

The DVSA has recently issued a blog statement on how they are sharing their data and how they are using it to improve road safety, alongside other updates and improvements to their safety recalls serv…

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Industry News

Textar-sponsored Newell enjoys successful Convoy in the Park weekend

Date: Thursday 31 August 2023

Textar-sponsored John Newell returned to racing on British soil for the inaugural International Truck Prix at Donington Park, held against the backdrop of the spectacular Convoy in the Park event on A…

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TechMan returns as sponsor of Top Technician / Top Garage 2023

Date: Thursday 31 August 2023

TechMan has announced it will once again be a main partner of the Top Technician / Top Garage Awards for 2023. It will also be sponsoring the new Workplace Health and Wellbeing Award in association wi…

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Location data can help build the EV chargepoint network of tomorrow

Date: Thursday 31 August 2023

The Geospatial Commission has published a report to support local authorities to make decisions about where to install electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints in their areas. By 2030, the sale of new petro…

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Industry News

IAAF Regional meetings: book your places now

Date: Wednesday 30 August 2023

The following dates and locations have been confirmed for IAAF regional meetings in October, exclusively available to members. Tuesday 10 October: Ring Automotive, LeedsWednesday 11 October: SMP Europ…

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HEYNER UK joins IAAF membership

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has added quality car parts and accessories distributor HEYNER UK to its membership. Established in 2011, HEYNER UK represents two German brands, H…

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MAHLE issues fitment advice for spin-on oil filter in minibus campers

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket has issued its latest technical bulletin to offer advice to technicians to help overcome any problems when installing the OC 248 spin-on oil filter in minibus campers. When an additi…

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FAI Automotive supports technicians with TCK installation advice

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

FAI Automotive has issued its best-practice advice for garages and workshops for installation of its market-leading timing chain kit (TCK) references TCK210VVT, TCK211VVT and TCK87VVT. Dominic Moxon, …

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Klarius puts you in the fast lane to correct exhaust parts

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

Navigating the world of automotive repairs can be a minefield, especially when it comes to ordering the right parts. Simply specifying a replacement exhaust using the vehicle registration number, whic…

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Exclusivity and practicality in the workshop with the new Magneti Marelli Checkstar Limited Edition equipped workshop panel

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

Magneti Marelli Parts & Services, leader in the sector of spare-parts and services for the automotive sector, presents the new Magneti Marelli Checkstar Limited Edition equipped workshop panel, an…

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Servicesure announces Autocentre of the Year finalists

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

National garage programme Servicesure has announced the finalists for its biggest ever Autocentre of the Year Awards. Thirty Servicesure members are in with a chance of winning the acclaimed Autocentr…

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DENSO’s 2023 heavy duty applications catalogue is now available for download!

Date: Friday 25 August 2023

This comprehensive publication covers all of DENSO’s heavy duty products for more than 7,500 applications including agricultural vehicles and industrial equipment, as well as medium and heavy commerci…

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MAHLE strengthens sales team with new appointment

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has appointed Ian Dore as its new Regional Sales Manager to bolster its expertise in the team and continue to deliver excellent customer service. Ian will be responsible for key a…

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GS Yuasa batteries set the gold standard in sustainable energy as new Royal Mint Energy Centre is unveiled

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

GS Yuasa, a global leader in battery technology, has played a pivotal role in powering the future of sustainable energy at The Royal Mint's multi-technology Energy Centre at Llantrisant, Wales, which …

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TMD Friction gains new investor for future growth

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

TMD Friction, a worldwide leading specialist for high-quality brake friction solutions for the automotive and brake industry, confirms its sale to AEQUITA, an internationally active industrial group w…

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IAAF shortlisted in Association Excellence Awards

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has been shortlisted in the Association Excellence Awards in the Best Longstanding Association Event category. The Federation’s jewel-in-the-cr…

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Govt to IAAF: “Approach to net zero is technology neutral”

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

The IAAF recently corresponded with the Minister of State for Transport who confirmed the Government’s strategy remains net zero exhaust emissions, but it was also confirmed that the ability to contin…

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Benathlon: Join the September fitness challenge and make a difference!

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

Are you ready to make an impact? Take part in Ben's September Benathlon Challenge – an incredible fundraising event that not only boosts fitness but also supports automotive industry colleagues. Throu…

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Super results win: British Retro Title for Lynch and Lucas Oil

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

Tony Lynch, driving his Lucas Oil-sponsored Team Geriatric Toyota MR2, secured the 2023 Retro Rallycross Championship at the Pembrey Circuit in Wales last weekend, with two rounds to go. Three heat wi…

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Formula 1 and LIQUI MOLY extend partnership in new multi-year deal

Date: Thursday 24 August 2023

By now a well-established picture in the world of motorsport: The LIQUI MOLY logo on the hoardings of Formula 1 racetracks. Through the new contract, the long-established company for motor oils, addit…

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Leading automotive engine specialist, BGA, unveil brand new product group

Date: Tuesday 22 August 2023

BGA are launching Rocker Covers with a strong focus on delivering complete solutions. This product perfectly complements their vast range of Engine Parts and fits well with BGA’s experience in high-qu…

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Safety notice issued: BendPak XPR series two-post vehicle lifts

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

HSE has issued a safety notice warning users and suppliers of potential problems with BendPak XPR series two-post vehicle lift arm restraints. The concern centres around lifts where the arm restraint …

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First Line Ltd. issues CV Joints and Driveshafts best-practice advice, as new range proves popular

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

First Line Ltd. has experienced increased demand for its newly launched range of Constant Velocity (CV) Joints and Driveshafts and has issued best-practice advice on replacement, backed up by a recent…

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From the Sahara to the school run: The Volkswagen Touareg

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Klarius Products has launched 43 new aftermarket exhaust components designed to fit a wide range of popular vehicles, including the Dakar Rally winning Volkswagen Touareg. Replacement catalytic conver…

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