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Ring Carnation expands team with vehicle conversion specialist

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Aftermarket technology specialist Ring Carnation has expanded its UK sales team with the appointment of David McKinless as specialist sales manager for vehicle conversion. David’s role will be to prov…

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MAHLE strengthens filter product strategy with new appointment

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket has strengthened its team with the appointment of Tobias Lowen as category manager for filtration. Lowen’s appointment strengthens MAHLE’s continued push for developing OE-quality, r…

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People News

Mintex-sponsored Brown signs off MINI Challenge career with double points finish

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Mintex-sponsored MINI Challenge racing driver, Lewis Brown, completed his 2022 campaign with two solid race results at Brands Hatch, finishing his final season in the championship in 10th place overal…

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IAAF Member News

BM Catalysts launches European entity to service its overseas partners

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

BM Catalysts, Europe’s leading manufacturer of aftermarket hot end emissions products, has launched a dedicated European company, BM Catalysts EU Ltd, to facilitate the smoothest possible trading with…

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IAAF Member News

IAAF welcomes top sponsors to 2022 conference & dinner

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF’s) annual conference and awards dinner is back in-person for 2022 and has attracted support from leading aftermarket brands. The IAAF conference…

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More LIQUI MOLY at MotoGP

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

The German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY is strengthening its commitment to the MotoGP Motorcycle World Championship as well as to the smaller Moto2 and Moto3 series. “MotoGP has become a cen…

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IAAF Member News

Gear up for fast-paced change: New-look Automotive Supply Chain Forum to focus on innovation and opportunity

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Messe Frankfurt UK, organisers of Automechanika Birmingham, has announced a refreshed trade event, the Automotive Supply Chain Forum, in association with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders…

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Industry News

TechMan supports workshops and technicians at training event

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

TechMan, leading garage management system specialists, will be joining the Schaeffler REPXPERT UK Academy Live FREE training event at York College in November, as it continues to support technicians a…

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IAAF Member News

LKQ Euro Car Parts launches Test to Earn initiative to help garages drive battery sales

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Understandably, drivers tend to blame the cold when their car won’t start on a dark winter’s morning. But a lot of the issues that come to light in winter can be traced back to warmer summer climes – …

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Product News

Schaeffler offers comprehensive range of repair solutions for the popular VW Caddy

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Responding to the needs of the independent sector once again, Schaeffler, a leading technical partner and OE supplier to vehicle manufacturers around the world, has assembled a wide range of important…

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Product News

OSRAM brightens up autumn with promotional offers

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Lighting specialists, OSRAM, has revealed its latest bulb promotional offers to give customers, stockists and garages the chance to stock up on bulbs ahead of the MOT surge as it urges technicians to …

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Product News

TechMan sponsors WhoCanFixMyCar.com Garage Awards 2022

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Garage management system specialists, TechMan, is sponsoring the WhoCanFixMyCar.com Garage Awards for 2022 as they continue to highlight their support for technicians and workshops across the UK. Dubb…

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IAAF Member News

MAHLE and Autosupplies redouble ties with new van wrap

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket has highlighted its commitment to supporting leading motor factor Autosupplies Chesterfield with the unveiling of a newly wrapped Autosupplies van, sporting a MAHLE-based livery. The…

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Mintex reveals latest comprehensive brake range expansion

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Aftermarket braking specialist, TMD Friction, has introduced a comprehensive range expansion to its popular Mintex brake pad, disc, and accessory kit product lines. The new additions to Mintex’s high-…

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Product News

Klarius exhausts are Berlingo-ing places!

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

The Klarius Products range offers everything needed for a quick and quality exhaust repair, including support for the Citroën Berlingo 1.5. In the past month, Klarius has added 12 new parts to its ran…

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Product News

Motor oil without oil?

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

The trend is towards ever thinner motor oils in order to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. But the engine must also be designed for such an oil, otherwise there is a risk of expensive damage. How…

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Product News

NAPA launches new booster cables in 2022 winter range update

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Automotive aftermarket manufacturer NAPA has released its new range of booster cables in the UK as part of an update to their pre-existing Winter Essentials catalogue. Winter seasons can be the most t…

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Product News

Volkswagen Passat plug-in hybrid DSG fluid change, brought to you by Delphi Technologies and Laser Tools.

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

In this latest ‘best practice’ article, technical experts from OESAA members, Delphi Technologies and Laser Tools, have teamed up to offer a video guide to technicians changing the fluid in a Volkswag…

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Product News

Rapid care and many oils at EICMA

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

As a specialist in chemical products for bikes, LIQUI MOLY will be presenting its extensive product range at the EICMA Motorcycle Show in Milan. Also in the game: The new Motorbike Detailer for quick …

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Product News

Additive values from Lucas Oil

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Lucas Oil has confirmed its attendance at the MechanEx Show at Sandown Park (8-9 November 2022). Additives and their wider values for garages, plus plans to expand the scope of the Lucas Oil Academy (…

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Product News

Dayco introduces radiator caps

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

As part of its commitment to the independent sector throughout the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region, Dayco, a leading original equipment (OE) engine products and drive systems supplier, is…

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Product News

NAPA launches new safety gloves

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Automotive aftermarket manufacturer NAPA has released its new range of workwear safety gloves in the UK to give automotive technicians the confidence to fit and forget in comfort. NAPA Safety Gloves a…

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Product News

OESAA proud of garage forum member following Top Garage final recognition

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) would like to congratulate its garage forum member, Tim Benson, after Oldfields Garage Services participated in Aftermarket’s Top Garag…

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IAAF Member News

Lucas Oil Stabilizer Message at MechanEx

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

At the MechanEx Show in Sandown Park next month (8-9 November 22), Lucas Oil Academy (LOA) representatives will be clarifying the differences between oil stabilizer products in the oil and lubricant m…

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Product News

Febi and Blue Print range expansion delivers OE-quality parts

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialists, febi and Blue Print, part of the Bilstein Group, has revealed its latest range expansion, with new braking, clutch, filter, steering and suspension products introdu…

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Product News

Launch Tech UK to exhibit high-end diagnostics equipment at Mechanex 2022

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Launch Tech UK will be exhibiting at Mechanex 2022, showcasing its range of high-quality vehicle diagnostics tools, on stand D32 from Tuesday 8th November to Wednesday 9th November. Held at Sandown Pa…

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Product News

Ring releases promotional offers for MOT season

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Ring Automotive has revealed its latest promotional offers as it urges motor factors to stock up on high-quality lighting products and batteries as we head into lighting season – and the busy MOT peri…

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Product News

The importance of changing wipers ready for winter

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Arnold Clark Autoparts is encouraging technicians to check and replace wiper blades if required, to maintain optimum visibility, and help keep drivers safe on the roads as winter approaches. As a safe…

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Product News

New and improved OSRAM XENARC NIGHT BREAKER LASER Next Generation range guides the way for motorists this autumn

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

The XENARC NIGHT BREAKER LASER Next Generation HID range from OSRAM has been upgraded to offer up to 220 percent more brightness than required by law, significantly improving road illumination and saf…

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Product News

OSRAM reaches new applications of lighting with extended NIGHT BREAKER® 200 product range

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Automotive lighting specialists, OSRAM, has launched a new product in its award-winning NIGHT BREAKER® range, the NIGHT BREAKER® 200 H11 ECE type, adding the additional ECE type to its brightest ever …

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Product News

First Line Ltd. introduces 64 new parts in latest range expansion

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialist First Line Ltd. has introduced 64 new parts to its product lines to meet the aftermarket’s needs and to service more vehicles than ever before. The new parts are intr…

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Product News

Painters assemble: The UK & Ireland National Paint Champion to be crowned at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

Automechanika Birmingham has revealed that it will host the UK and Ireland National Paint Championships, with the winner being announced in a live ceremony at the show on 7th June 2023. With the Champ…

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Industry News

Glen Callum Associates ‘Meet the Employer’ sessions prove popular as bite-sized interviews gets underway

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Automotive recruitment specialist, Glen Callum Associates (GCA), has successfully held its first “Meet the employer” session, with director Glen Shepherd sitting down with Nick Aylward of Kent Automot…

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IAAF Member News

TecAlliance launches interview series on trend topics in the automotive aftermarket

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

TecAlliance connects the automotive aftermarket community. This is why many well-known players accepted the data specialist’s invitation to the professional video studio at its booth at Automechanika …

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IAAF Member News

GS Yuasa team up with Tunnock’s to offer treats to vehicle technicians

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

The industry leading battery manufacturer GS Yuasa have announced a new partnership with world-famous confectionary brand Tunnock’s. The partnership sees the two brands join forces to feed the nation’…

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IAAF Member News

Garage Hive launches ‘Garage Industry Trends’

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Community-driven garage management system Garage Hive has launched a new data website called Garage Industry Trends. The announcement was made by Managing Director Ray Dilsons during his keynote addre…

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IAAF Member News

Volta Trucks reveals its London Truck as a Service customer operations centre

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has confirmed the details of its first ‘Volta Trucks Hub’ in the UK, serving the battery e…

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Industry News

Reducing emissions & supporting customers: Corteco a brand of Freudenberg

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies intends to cut its emissions by 30 % by 2025 compared to 2020 levels. What does this mean and how is the company carrying it out? In a short interview, COO Dr. Matthia…

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IAAF Member News

Service member village grows at IAAF Conference 2022

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

An extended service member village will feature at the return of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF)’s annual conference, held at Double Tree Hilton in Milton Keynes on Thursday 8…

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IAAF News

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is 2022 Automotive News PACE Award finalist

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has in recent years further deepened its segment organization and extended it to the entire company. A good example is the Corteco brand in the independent automotive …

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IAAF Member News

Record funding uplift for UK battery research and development

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

The UK’s world-leading manufacturing industries will be boosted thanks to £211 million in new government funding for battery research and innovation, Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg confirmed today…

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Industry News

Champions! Comline Richardson Racing celebrates Porsche Carrera Cup GB title

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Comline Auto Parts (Comline), title partner of Comline Richardson Racing, toasted an astonishing title-winning Porsche Carrera Cup GB season for the team by hosting a champions celebration at its glob…

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IAAF Member News

Alliance Automotive Group launch new e-commerce website

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Alliance Automotive Group are delighted to announce the launch of their brand-new e-commerce website NAPAAutoparts.co.uk. The platform provides a solution for retail customers looking to purchase NAPA…

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Virtual rally stars to put pedal to metal with prizes on offer at OSRAM and Ring Rally

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Automotive lighting and vehicle technology specialists OSRAM and Ring Automotive have launched an eSports event to tie in with the final round of the 2022 British Rally Championship. The OSRAM and Rin…

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IAAF Member News

Hyundai opens doors to world’s first car powered hotel

Date: Wednesday 19 October 2022

After much anticipation, Consumers can now get a glimpse of the world’s first car-powered hotel, as Hotel Hyundai opens its doors, offering the most unique off grid experience of 2022. The new one-of-…

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Industry News

DVSA launches updated MOT reminders and history toolkit for garages

Date: Friday 14 October 2022

The DVSA has revealed its updated MOT reminders and MOT history toolkit for workshops and service centres to promote to customers, with redesigned and improved services to make the process more effici…

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Industry News

IAAF training academy teams up with UK Parliament to give members influential voice

Date: Friday 14 October 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is set to host a virtual workshop with UK Parliament to offer IAAF members advice on how to be an influential voice and raise issues with Parli…

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IAAF News

UK AFCAR urges effective implementation on ‘positive’ MV-BEO proposals

Date: Friday 14 October 2022

The UK Alliance for the Freedom of Car Repair (UK AFCAR) has welcomed the new Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Order (MV-BEO) proposals but has called for greater detail on how positive revisions of the …

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Industry News

Government introduces new Energy Prices Bill to ensure vital support gets to British consumers this winter

Date: Friday 14 October 2022

Consumers will pay a fairer price for their electricity as the UK government introduces new emergency powers that will ensure consumers across the country receive help with their energy bills this win…

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Industry News

Randstad joins IAAF membership

Date: Thursday 13 October 2022

Automotive consumables supplier and distributor of the TerraClean brand, Randstad, has become a supplier member of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF). Randstad started in 1975 an…

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