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Dayco: Technical Focus

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Although Dayco is an original equipment (OE) supplier of both the primary and auxiliary drive systems to vehicle manufacturers around the world, its aftermarket division is also active in the independ…

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Product News

NAPA Truck launches brake chambers

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Commercial vehicle aftermarket brand NAPA Truck has added a new state-of-the-art range of Brake Chambers to its comprehensive and rapidly expanding braking portfolio. Located at each wheel, air brake …

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Product News

JURATEK reveals range expansion

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

JURATEK has added 25 new references to its leading braking portfolio, including six brake discs, three brake pads and 16 calipers to cover more of the vehicle car parc than ever before. In its brake d…

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Product News

Freddie and Tai star in Riga

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Sweden’s Freddie Lindgren and Britain’s three-time world champion Tai Woffinden were the pick of the NGK-sponsored riders at the OlyBet FIM Speedway GP of Latvia. Lindgren came second to Poland’s trip…

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IAAF Member News

Dan retains British Speedway title in NGK clean sweep

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

NGK-sponsored Speedway star Dan Bewley has retained his British Championship title after winning in a rain-soaked Manchester. He made it back-to-back British titles as he won the final ahead of Steve …

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IAAF Member News

Apec Truck launches brake chambers

Date: Monday 21 August 2023

Commercial vehicle aftermarket manufacturer Apec Truck has added brake chambers to its commercial braking catalogue in the UK. Air brake chambers are critical to the safety of drivers, cargo, and othe…

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Product News

Banner Batteries and OESAA unite to bring battery OE pedigree to aftermarket professionals

Date: Monday 21 August 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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Product News

GSF Car Parts volunteers deliver life-changing experiences with Speed of Sight charity

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

A team of volunteers from national motor factor GSF Car Parts helped to deliver life-changing track experiences with charity partner Speed Of Sight this month. GSF, which supplies independent garages …

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IAAF Member News

MJAllen Automotive renews Cyber Essentials certification

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

MJAllen Automotive, part of engineering expert MJAllen Group, has renewed its Cyber Essentials certificate for another year, having adopted best practices across the business to protect itself, custom…

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IAAF Member News

Steve Nash inducted into The Motoring Hall of Fame

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

Steve Nash, CEO of the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) has today been welcomed into The Motoring Hall of Fame in recognition of the important work he has carried out leading the professional bod…

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People News

Vehicle safety recalls: digital service improvements

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

Last month DVSA announced that they were working directly with several vehicle manufacturers to provide motorists with more up to date safety recall information. The first two improvements to the MOT …

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Industry News

“La Carrera Panamericana” drives with LIQUI MOLY

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

LIQUI MOLY is delighted to confirm a cooperation with “Carrera Panamericana”, by far the most famous race series in Mexico, which is held during October and has been around for decades. From 13th to 1…

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IAAF Member News

Paul Rivett's Donington dominance

Date: Friday 18 August 2023

Convoy in the Park returned to Donington for another super-sized showcase of truck racing. The fully loaded event featured massive display areas with hundreds of show trucks, combining with headline r…

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IAAF Member News

What’s the future for the 12-volt battery? asks Ecobat Battery

Date: Thursday 17 August 2023

For decades, when it comes to the storage of a vehicle’s electrical power, there has been one constant: the 12-volt car battery. However, with the changing face of the new car market and the boom in s…

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Product News

“The customer experience is everything”

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2023

Oldfields Garage, located in the market town of Leominster, is aspiring to be something different, to stand out from the crowd, while at the same time creating a norm for the independent garage trade.…

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IAAF Member News

Exol takes to the Moto X track

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2023

Exol Lubricants has announced it will be sponsoring Enduro rider Kealan Harvey for 2023, as the brand looks to support young riders on the motocross track. Sixteen-year-old Kealan’s 2023 KTM 150 Endur…

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IAAF Member News

TecAlliance strengthens SAP expertise by integrating the company BKIT

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2023

After many years of successful cooperation in the area of SAP solutions, TecAlliance, the leading expert for data management and processes in the automotive aftermarket, has acquired the German compan…

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Product News

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

Date: Tuesday 15 August 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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Product News
IAAF Member News

Exeter College and Hugh Baird College in Liverpool confirmed as next OESAA Academy Live hosts

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association is pleased to announce that Exeter College and Hugh Baird College in Liverpool will host the next two OESAA Academy Live events. Banner Batteri…

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IAAF Member News

Apec expand their Braking range with 35 new part numbers this August!

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Apec have expanded the Braking range with 35 new part numbers this August. The range extension includes 14 brake fitting kits, 1 brake adjuster kit, 11 brake calipers, 1 brake caliper fitting kit, 2 b…

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Product News

WAI launches professional portable EV charger providing up to ten miles of emergency EV range

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Leading rotating electrics supplier and electric vehicle (EV) charging cable specialist WAI has unveiled the Recharge 3000, providing professional services with an EV range extension of ten miles. Sit…

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Product News

Trouble with ABS sensors and rings? Comline has the solution

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

As an expert in braking, Comline Auto Parts’ pedigree has come to the fore once more with the award-winning brand offering a simple but important solution to a fitment issue associated with brake disc…

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Product News

LKQ Academy to upskill another 1,000 technicians in hybrid and EV by Christmas

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

Leading training provider LKQ Academy has committed to upskilling another 1,000 technicians in servicing hybrid vehicles (HVs) and electric vehicles (EVs) by the end of 2023, as part of its continued …

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IAAF Member News

Textar marks 110 years of premium braking performance

Date: Tuesday 15 August 2023

TMD Friction’s premium aftermarket braking brand Textar celebrated its 110th anniversary this July, marking an impressive milestone of more than a century’s supply of high-end braking products. Founde…

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IAAF Member News

The aftermarket needs an update!

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Automotive data and cataloguing specialist, Elcome, is calling on the aftermarket to update its data or risk losing business to the main dealer networks. The company, home to the ONCE online catalogui…

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IAAF Member News

Coates wins at Croft

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

NGK-sponsored Max Coates’ debut season in the Porsche Sprint Challenge GB kicked up a gear at the latest round at Croft Circuit, the Yorkshireman’s home venue, when he recorded three podium places inc…

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IAAF Member News

Exol Lubricants launches Taurus Euro XFE for improved commercial vehicle fuel economy

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Leading lubricants and oils supplier Exol Lubricants has launched a new product to its high-end Taurus Euro range, recommended for use in Scania- and MAN-engined heavy commercial vehicles. Taurus Euro…

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Product News

Delphi aims to increase diagnostics understanding

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Delphi believes many independent garages are still unsure of the diagnostics capabilities they need for newer generation cars and of the technologies they will encounter. Delphi’s OBD diagnostics offe…

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Product News

FAI Automotive advises on common valve clearance issue

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

FAI Automotive has released advice on a common issue with the Mitsubishi 4D56/T, offering tips on valve clearance, recommending that essential adjustment between the valve and rocker arm is necessary.…

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Product News

Ben: Summertime support

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Here's what some people in the automotive industry have said after contacting Ben for support... “I was reluctant to call Ben - typical man, not asking for help… but I did and after the first few minu…

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HR Updates

IAAF joins global automotive Right to Repair movement

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has joined other global association leaders to support the critical global Right to Repair movement by signing the new right to repair position…

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IAAF News
Industry News

Launch Tech UK reveals latest evolution of Smoke leak detection equipment

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Vehicle diagnostics and workshop equipment specialist Launch Tech UK has unveiled the latest iterations of its popular Smoke 1 and Smoke 2 diagnostic leak detection product line. Both essential tools …

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Product News

IAAF adds to conference speaker roster

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has revealed the latest speaker to join the roster for its annual conference, being held on Thursday 7 December 2023 at Double Tree by Hilton, …

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Industry News
IAAF News

Motul goes to the movies!

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

Motul is proud to be featured in one of this summer’s big movie releases – Gran Turismo - which is based on the real-life story of how the Sony PlayStation top-selling game turned the dream of gamers …

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IAAF Member News

Diesel Technic Italia S.R.L. opens second location

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

With this second logistics location, Diesel Technic Italia S.R.L. further optimises its service offering and thus guarantees even faster deliveries, especially for southern Italy and the islands. The …

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IAAF Member News

NEOLUX introduces new bulb stand

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

To further assist technicians and factors to maximise space and easily see what bulbs they have in stock, NEOLUX has introduced a new bulb stand. OSRAM’s competitively priced and high quality bulb bra…

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Product News

Indulge in a delicious duo: GS Yuasa sweeten the deal with Tunnock’s biscuits

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

GS Yuasa, the globally renowned Japanese battery manufacturer and UK market leader, is set to continue its highly successful partnership with Tunnock's, the iconic confectionery brand. As part of the …

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IAAF Member News

Shaftec Calipers: Quality, Availability & Range Still Main Drivers for Success

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Quality, availability and range are still the main drivers for caliper customers across the UK and European aftermarket, says Shaftec. The Drive. Steer. Stop expert also stands by its core business mo…

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Product News

Independent workshops set to benefit from Maverick Diagnostics’ distribution of LOKI Tesla diagnostic tool

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Last year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders ranked Tesla’s Model Y and 3 as the UK’s most popular electric cars, with more than 35,000 and almost 20,000 vehicles sold respectively. As Te…

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Product News

You’re a winner every time you fit NTK parts

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Members of Niterra UK Ltd’s BoxClever independent garage loyalty scheme are receiving double points for NTK sensors and EGR valve boxes banked in a fantastic new promotion. They will obtain the points…

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Product News

Great Britain wins silver in Poland

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

The Great Britain Speedway team – which is sponsored by Niterra UK Ltd – has narrowly failed to become World champions after being pipped to the title by Poland at the Monster Energy FIM Speedway Worl…

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IAAF Member News

AvailableCar workshops gain with structured Delphi training

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Used car supermarket group, AvailableCar has embarked on a continual development programme with Delphi, investing in the upskilling of its workshop technicians as the vehicles it processes continue to…

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IAAF Member News
Product News

PartsInMotion.co.uk announces MAHLE as new supplier

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Online parts supplier PartsInMotion.co.uk has announced it has added MAHLE Aftermarket’s leading air conditioning product range to its product portfolio to offer technicians the best brands in the mar…

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Product News

IAAF Exclusive: GCA’s recruitment partnership with HGV Direct

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

Mark Field, chief executive of IAAF, recently sat down with Kayleigh Bradley, senior recruitment consultant at Glen Callum Associates to find out about the recruitment specialist’s recent partnership …

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IAAF News

GSF media statement

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

GSF Car Parts statement has issued a statement in response to the completion of the acquisition of Uni-Select on 1 August 2023. GSF Car Parts President and COO Sukhbir Kapoor said: “GSF Car Parts will…

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IAAF Member News

UK Government announces extension of CE mark recognition for businesses

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) has announced an indefinite extension to the use of CE marking for businesses, applying to 18 regulations owned by DBT. This comes as part of a wider packag…

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Industry News

Heavy vehicle brake test data published

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

DVSA have published the data that sits behind the heavy vehicles brake codes (DTP Numbers) used for Roller Brake Testing during their annual test. Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV), Public service Vehicles (…

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Industry News

North East to benefit from new funding for hydrogen transport

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

Airports and supermarket deliveries could become greener and more efficient thanks to a £8 million government competition to support hydrogen-powered transport in the North East, grow the economy and …

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Industry News

Make sure you are working safely with DSE

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

All employers must protect workers from the health risks of working with display screen equipment (DSE). Incorrect use of DSE or poorly designed workstations or work environments can lead to pain in n…

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Industry News
HR Updates

Free webinar – MSDs and whole body-vibration from driving: manage the risk to your workforce

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

This free webinar will focus on how to effectively manage the risk of MSDs and whole-body vibration from driving. Date:  25 September 2023, 10.30 - 11.30am It is aimed at fleet managers, health and sa…

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