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Majority of drivers believe changing the MOT to every two years is a dangerously bad idea

Date: Friday 23 September 2022

Drivers have serious concerns about the Government’s plans to change the compulsory MOT from every year to every two years to reduce the cost of living, with many believing it will lead to a rise in t…

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Future Print Leeds becomes service member of IAAF

Date: Friday 23 September 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has expanded its service members with the addition of print and design specialists, Future Print Leeds, to its membership. With over 50 years’ …

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Government outlines plans to help cut energy bills for businesses

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

New support for households, businesses and public sector organisations facing rising energy bills in Great Britain and Northern Ireland has been unveiled by Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg – suppor…

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LKQ Corporation Announces New Leadership Appointments

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

LKQ Corporation, a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles, today announced the following leadership appointments, effective immedi…

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Mr Sparky gets ready for the 2022 TCS London Marathon

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

NGK’s Mr Sparky has been ramping up his training in preparation for his participation in the 2022 TCS London Marathon. The iconic figure has been touring the UK visiting NGK customers and meeting NGK …

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BorgWarner to Acquire Charging Business of Hubei Surpass Sun Electric (SSE)

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

BorgWarner Inc. and Hubei Surpass Sun Electric (SSE) have announced that they have entered into an Equity Transfer Agreement under which BorgWarner has agreed to acquire the Electric Vehicle Solution,…

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Survey reveals Automechanika UK events deliver return on investment

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

A recent independent survey carried out by Explori has found that exhibiting at an Automechanika UK event brings about increased sales, brand awareness and new business for its exhibitors, indicating …

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Bewley takes British Speedway crown

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

NGK-sponsored Speedway star Dan Bewley has lifted his first British Championship after winning the rescheduled final in Manchester with a six-ride maximum. The Cumbrian rider bounced back from a disap…

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NAPA Launches New EV Charging Cables

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

Automotive aftermarket manufacturer NAPA has released a catalogue of eight part numbers to launch its brand new range of aftermarket electric vehicle charging cables in the UK. The future of electric …

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Product News

Information from HMRC on changes to NI rates

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

The government has announced in-year reductions to National Insurance rates and the cancellation of the Health and Social Care Levy as a separate tax. HMRC are highlighting these changes to allow busi…

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HR Updates

NGK riders fighting for Speedway honours

Date: Wednesday 21 September 2022

NGK-sponsored riders are still battling for a place on the rostrum in the 2022 FIM Speedway World Championship going into the final Grand Prix of the season. England’s Robert Lambert and Dan Bewley ar…

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Launch Tech UK sees increased demand for Euro Tab III

Date: Wednesday 21 September 2022

Aftermarket diagnostics equipment supplier Launch Tech has seen demand increase for its high-end vehicle diagnostics system, Euro Tab III, as OBD-based diagnostics continue to evolve in the profession…

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Product News

Exol’s high-performance products shine at the Idemitsu Super Turbo Race in Thailand

Date: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Exol Lubricants teamed up with its Thailand distributor, Shinsiri Ltd., and KSport Thailand at the Idemitsu Super Turbo race in Thailand, to offer drivers Exol oil to support them around the racetrack…

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Garages should focus on vehicle battery health after summer, says Arnold Clark Autoparts

Date: Tuesday 20 September 2022

With the MOT season fast approaching leading motor factor, Arnold Clark Autoparts, is encouraging garages to prepare for the increased demand – and make the most of every vehicle on the ramp – by chec…

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BM Catalysts expands range for over 200 additional compatible vehicles

Date: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Catalytic converter, diesel particulate filter (DPF) and front pipe manufacturer, BM Catalysts, has added 35 new references in its latest range expansion. A leading supplier of emissions control devic…

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Ring Carnation launches new configurable keypads

Date: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Electrical management system manufacturer Ring Carnation has launched a new range of configurable keypads. Through its knowledge of vehicle electronics and the requirements of the blue light sector, t…

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Ring urges the need to protect batteries this autumn

Date: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Ring Automotive has reminded drivers and technicians of the need to maintain their vehicle batteries, after warm temperatures throughout summer threaten battery health as cold weather approaches. Henr…

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GS Yuasa put pen to paper as POPBANGCOLOUR becomes brand ambassador

Date: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Renowned for creating artwork using radio-controlled cars, Ian Cook, better known as POPBANGCOLOUR, joins the global battery manufacturer GS Yuasa as their latest brand ambassador. The partnership wit…

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New DON website integrates commercial and passenger vehicle resources

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

TMD Friction’s braking brand, DON, has unveiled a new-look website aligning its commercial vehicle and passenger car brake offering, to give customers easy access to everything they need, all in one p…

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Uncertainty hangs over precious metal prices, says BM Catalysts

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

Higher interest rates and inflation are now adding further uncertainty to the prices of precious metals used in the manufacturing of catalytic converters. While some commodities are dropping – but sti…

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Glen Callum Associates invests in candidate support with handy new website features

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

As part of its commitment to supporting jobseekers in their job search, Glen Callum Associates (GCA) has added a number of useful tools to its website, helping to make the process as efficient as poss…

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Fil Filter Europe streamlines customer journey with TecCom implementation

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

Automotive filter specialist Fil Filter Europe has streamlined its customer journey with the implementation of TecCom. Fil Filter Europe, based in Northampton, has installed the TecCom electronic trad…

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Double accolade for NSK at Toyota supplier awards

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

NSK Europe is celebrating a double scoop at the prestigious Toyota Motor Europe (TME) awards: a Certificate of Recognition (in the Supply category) and a Superior Performance Award (in the Quality cat…

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Corteco optimises international order processing with TecCom

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

The smoothest possible customer experience is essential for success in e-commerce. Corteco, one of the leading international IAM specialists for seals, vibration engineering, chassis components, and c…

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Yuasa take charge with development and launch of YCX smart battery chargers and maintainers

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

Yuasa, the world’s leading battery manufacturer, have launched a brand-new range of fully automatic YCX smart battery chargers and maintainers at Automechanika in Frankfurt. The four-tiered range has …

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Product News

Motul looks forward to its busiest Goodwood Revival programme yet

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

Motul is proud to be a partner of Goodwood’s Revival meeting and heads to this year’s event with its most ambitious programme yet for this iconic event. The Motul “Garage” shop will once again return …

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IAAF Member News

IAAF conference returns face-to-face for 2022

Date: Friday 16 September 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF)’s annual conference is back for 2022 and will take place on Thursday 8th December at Double Tree Hilton in Milton Keynes. As the world returns …

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BorgWarner Presents New Products for the Aftermarket at Automechanika Frankfurt 2022

Date: Tuesday 13 September 2022

BorgWarner appears with its BorgWarner Aftermarket and Delphi Technologies brands together as one T.E.A.M (Technology Experts for the Aftermarket) at Automechanika Frankfurt 2022. The booth highlights…

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Bank holiday announced for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral on Monday 19 September

Date: Monday 12 September 2022

Monday 19 September, the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, will be a national bank holiday. This will allow individuals, businesses and other organisations to pay their respects …

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IAAF Academy launched to support aftermarket growth

Date: Monday 12 September 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has launched a new training academy, designed to train, develop and upskill new and existing people working within the automotive aftermarket. …

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Mintex provides stopping power to historic rally championship event

Date: Monday 12 September 2022

TMD Friction and its renowned braking brand Mintex provided the stopping power to the latest round of the Historic Rally Car Register (HRCR), the largest historic rally championship in the UK. Formed …

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MAHLE introduces new references for energy-efficient future

Date: Monday 12 September 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has introduced over 200 new-to-range filters to its ever-growing product range, to meet the growing demand for energy fuel-efficient filters in the market. The aftermarket special…

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Impression Communications takes to running trails with Severn Valley Trail Run sponsorship

Date: Monday 12 September 2022

Impression Communications is sponsoring the Severn Valley Trail Run, a running event taking place within the Severn Valley Country Park, Shropshire, to continue its commitment to supporting local comm…

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Lambert achieves second SGP podium

Date: Monday 12 September 2022

England’s Robert Lambert – who is sponsored by NGK – is celebrating after recording back-to-back podium places in the 2022 FIM Speedway World Championship. The 24-year-old finished in second place beh…

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OSRAM and Ring appoint new Workshop Solutions Van Sales Manager

Date: Monday 12 September 2022

OSRAM and Ring has appointed a new Workshop Solutions Van Sales Manager, Ehsan Ali, after receiving widespread interest throughout the UK and Ireland for the joint initiative since it hit the road ear…

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People News

ELTA Automotive joins IAAF membership

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced the latest member, ELTA Automotive, to join its impressive membership roster. ELTA Automotive is a major automotive component imp…

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Textar-sponsored Newell takes podium at Convoy in the Park

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

John Newell took his Textar-sponsored MAN TGS truck to a second-place finish at this weekend’s British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC), against the backdrop of a celebration of everything trucks. Leg…

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Third podium in four for Lucas Oil

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Ayumu Iwasa put in another excellent performance for DAMS in Round 12 of the 2022 FIA Formula 2 Championship at Circuit Zandvoort, securing his fifth podium this season in the Lucas oil-sponsored car.…

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Dan’s the man again in Poland

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

British Speedway ace Dan Bewley has achieved back-to-back Grand Prix victories after winning in Poland with NGK stablemate Robert Lambert also making the podium. Bewley won the Betard FIM Speedway GP …

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Shaftec’s new website organised in clear colour-coded Drive. Steer. Stop. Sections

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Shaftec has introduced a dynamic new mobile-friendly website www.shaftec.com for its customers across the UK & European independent automotive aftermarket (IAM). With links to three comprehensive …

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GS Yuasa micro brochure will cut paper waste at Automechanika

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

GS Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd have unveiled a new micro brochure for Automechanika Frankfurt 2022. The pocket-sized product will make an enormous impact in both reducing paper waste and highlighting the…

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TecAlliance provides ITG structures at a glance

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Frequent changes and the high level of complexity make it difficult to maintain an overview of the member structure of automotive international trading groups (ITGs). However, parts manufacturers rely…

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vGroup International to hold Open Day at new HQ

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

vGroup International and the wider group of vGI Holdings is holding an ‘Open Day’ at the new HQ, K1, in Milton Keynes on 22 September 2022. The new facility will operate as a central hub for the compa…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts to open new Chesterfield branch

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Leading national motor factor Arnold Clark Autoparts is set to open a brand-new branch in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, as its nationwide network expands further. An experienced team has joined the nation…

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NGK appoints new Key Accounts Manager

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Ignition and sensor specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd has appointed Simon Robson as Key Accounts Manager – UK & Ireland. The 49-year-old, who joins from NSK Europe where he held the position of …

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People News

New branch and IT management appointed across the Autosupplies Group

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Leading motor factor the Autosupplies Group has made three new managerial appointments across the company, with two new branch managers at Butlers Automotive and Leisureways of Rotherham, and a new gr…

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People News

OESAA acknowledges garage forum member’s influence after taking up new role with IMI

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) would like to place on record its thanks to garage forum member, Hayley Pells, who has taken on a new position with the Institute of th…

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MEYLE unveils its first climate-neutral product range

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Having launched the first MEYLE HD part 20 years ago, the manufacturer based in Hamburg is now transforming its MELYE HD steering and suspension parts into the first climate-neutral product range in t…

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E-Motive Online launches branded Nissens and Hella stores on eBay through trusted reseller Arks Global

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Multichannel ecommerce services provider E-Motive Online has launched branded Nissens and HELLA stores on eBay, with Arks Global the trusted distributor under the Authorised Reseller Programme. ecommo…

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Government announces Energy Price Guarantee for families and businesses while urgently taking action to reform broken energy market

Date: Friday 09 September 2022

Under new plans, a typical UK household will pay no more than £2,500 a year on their energy bill for the next two years from 1st October, through a new Energy Price Guarantee which limits the price su…

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