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GSF Car Parts opens two new branches in Cornwall

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

National motor factor GSF Car Parts continued its period of expansion by opening new Cornish branches in Saltash and Camborne. These latest openings take GSF to eight new branches in the last three mo…

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Ring electrifies EV cable market with high-end premium copper for high efficiency

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Ring Automotive has sounded a reminder to electric vehicle (EV) users of the importance of using good quality charging cables as the cost of electricity increases. The range of Ring charging cables ar…

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Product News

First Line Ltd. expands electric vehicle product offering

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Automotive aftermarket parts specialist First Line Ltd. has continued to expand its electric vehicle (EV) product offering, with over 1,000 references now applied to fully electric vehicles across ove…

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Product News

Yuasa expand popular YBX EFB range with next generation YBX7012 EFB battery

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

GS Yuasa have expanded their market-leading Yuasa YBX battery range with the launch of a new Enhanced Flooded (EFB) next generation automotive battery. The Yuasa YBX7012 EFB Start-Stop battery is now …

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Delphi Technologies Academy offers invaluable Security Gateway insight to the aftermarket

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

The Delphi Technologies Academy adds Security Gateway training, giving the aftermarket an insight that is needed to access and update vital data inside the newest vehicles, and win business traditiona…

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Product News

MAHLE offers customers the right fit with additional parts

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has introduced an additional 27 MAHLE original spare parts to its ever-growing range, offering customers the best in OE quality. The aftermarket specialist is committed to expandi…

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Successful MEYLE HD concept: new and environmentally friendly workshop solutions in our anniversary year

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

In the year 2002, the spare parts specialist introduced the first technically enhanced MEYLE HD part. To mark its 20th anniversary, the Hamburg-based experts have set course for the future of their HD…

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Specialist turbocharger network brings latest innovations to Autopromotec Bologna 2022

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Melett’s Authorised Service Centre (ASC) network of highly qualified turbocharger repairers recently demonstrated its commitment to quality at Autopromotec Bologna on 25th - 28th May. A key highlight …

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Clean diesel particulate filters will help in push for reduced emissions, says Fueltone Pro

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Renewed focus has been put on emissions and net zero as the UK marks Clean Air Day 2022, however fuel additive agent Fueltone Pro says solutions are already available to reduce vehicle emissions. With…

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MAHLE highlights importance of quality filtration on Clean Air Day

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

As this year’s Clean Air Day, taking place on 16th June, is putting a focus on travel, MAHLE Aftermarket is pointing to the importance of opting for quality when it comes to filtration. This Clean Air…

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Product News

DENSO sponsored hybrid hypercar triumphs again at Le Mans

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

In the 90th Le Mans 24 Hours, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing took first and second to extend its winning run to five at the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe, with the leading DENSO sponsored GR010 HYBRID, completi…

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IAAF Member News

Corteco new-to-range: SEAL RING, VALVE STEM #49489921

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Corteco have increased our range of OIL SEAL parts for IVECO. Our products are designed to meet the highest quality standards and are manufactured using the latest production methods. For more informa…

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Product News

HELLA recruits Ian Boyle as its UK Sales & Marketing Director

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

HELLA, the renowned original equipment (OE) manufacturer and system supplier, has appointed experienced aftermarket professional Ian Boyle to the position of Sales & Marketing Director for its aft…

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People News

UKS business partnership with TRICO doubles in size in a year

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

UKS has been working in partnership with TRICO for a little over three years, however the past year has seen a huge growth in sales of the TRICO blade offerings and this month alone has been a record-…

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Comline Richardson Racing secures back-to-back Porsche Carrera Cup GB wins

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Comline Richardson Racing and title partner, Comline Auto Parts, have been victorious for the second successive weekend in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB following a dominant win by Will Martin in the ope…

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Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) at Freudenberg Sealing Technologies

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

AMR is the further development of the AGV, a driverless transport system. Since the start of the 2000s, AGVs have been deployed in warehouses, but they need help along their route from rack to rack to…

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“Distruptions are a dream for experts”

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Dr. Matthias Sckuhr, COO of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, talks about lean processes, historic trends and the role of employees. The road to sustainability includes higher energy efficiency and lo…

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Uninterrupted lightness [Freudenberg Sealing Technologies]

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

We have developed various cost-effective alternatives for large-scale production(Volker Schroiff, Director, Technology Management, at Freudenberg Sealing Technologies) Plastics can do more than just i…

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Product News

Blue Print and febi-sponsored Butel fights through pack at Oulton Park

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Blue Print and febi-sponsored driver Jack Butel fought through a challenging British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) race weekend at Cheshire circuit Oulton Park on 11-12 June. Butel’s strong performa…

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IAAF Member News

Omid signs up to AFTERmarket party of the year

Date: Friday 17 June 2022

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili has been signed up to entertain guests at the IAAF Annual Awards Dinner, held on 8 December 2022 at DoubleTree Hilton, Milton Keynes. Omid has appeared in…

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IAAF Activity Report w-e 17 June 2022

Date: Friday 17 June 2022

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during what has been yet another extremely busy week. IAAF has intensified …

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Plug-in grant for cars to end as focus moves to improving electric vehicle charging

Date: Thursday 16 June 2022

The government has closed the plug-in car grant scheme with effect from 14 June to new orders after successfully kickstarting the UK’s electric car revolution and supporting the sale of nearly half a …

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Industry News

Bob Sockl, RIP

Date: Thursday 16 June 2022

It is with great sadness that we we learned of the death of the founder of Aftermarket magazine, Bob Sockl, who passed away last weekend aged 75, following a long illness. Bob was born in London in 19…

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New appointment at Motul UK - Has Tahier, Technical Specialist

Date: Thursday 16 June 2022

Motul is delighted to announce the appointment of Hasanaat Tahier, who takes up the role as Motul UK Technical Specialist, with immediate effect. This is the latest move in Motul’s strengthening of it…

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People News

Stellantis to launch “Freedom of Mobility Forum” to address the most urgent mobility issues facing today’s society

Date: Thursday 16 June 2022

Stellantis N.V. has announced the “Freedom of Mobility Forum,” a yearly open meeting of passionate problem-solvers committed to fact-based decision making that identifies how to bring clean, safe, and…

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Industry News

Is it time you had your own MOT?

Date: Thursday 16 June 2022

During Men’s Health Week and Ben, the automotive industry charity, has been encouraging everyone in the automotive community, (not just the guys), to take an MOT test. Not for their vehicle, but a per…

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HR Updates

Hamilton celebrates strongest BTCC performance

Date: Thursday 16 June 2022

NGK customers have enjoyed a great day out watching British racing driver Nic Hamilton in action in the 2022 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). Hamilton is an Ambassador for the ignitio…

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IAAF Member News

SMP Europe brings colour to Ice Hockey World Championships

Date: Thursday 16 June 2022

Automotive engineering specialist SMP Europe has embraced the passion and excitement of this year’s International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships in Finland, being main sponsor for th…

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IAAF Member News

Melett's “Inside tag” highlights network strength at Motortec Madrid 2022

Date: Thursday 16 June 2022

Turbocharger specialist, Melett, enjoyed a successful Motortec Madrid 2022, bringing together its Authorised Service Centre (ASC) network and showcasing the new ‘Melett Inside’ quality tag concept. Wi…

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Ring Automotive gives new recyclable packaging the green light

Date: Thursday 16 June 2022

As part of its ongoing commitment to embrace environmentally friendly packaging options, Ring Automotive has announced that a whole host of its upgrade halogen bulb ranges will be launched in its new …

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Product News

Data quality ensures success in the automotive aftermarket

Date: Tuesday 14 June 2022

Correct, standardised and up-to-date product information is the key to success in e-commerce. Only with high-quality data can users quickly find the correct replacement part at the point of sale. This…

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Product News

Exol-sponsored Worcester Warriors win dramatic Premiership Rugby Cup final

Date: Tuesday 14 June 2022

Exol Lubricants-sponsored rugby union side Worcester Warriors won a nail-biting Premiership Rugby Cup final after extra time on tries scored. Warriors were down 18 points to 25 against London Irish at…

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For the twelfth time in a row: HELLA is voted "Best Brand" at ETM Readers' Awards

Date: Tuesday 14 June 2022

HELLA, an internationally positioned automotive supplier and a FORVIA Group company, has once again - for the twelfth time in succession - been voted "Best Brand" in this year's EuroTransportMedia (ET…

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Ring scoops six accolades in Auto Express product awards

Date: Tuesday 14 June 2022

Ring Automotive’s ongoing drive for quality has resulted in the brand winning two awards categories, and a commendation in a further four, in Auto Express’ annual product awards. Ring’s Xenon200 took …

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Thousands attend the inaugural UK Garage & Bodyshop Event

Date: Tuesday 14 June 2022

The UK Garage and Bodyshop Event has received widespread praise from the automotive aftermarket community, achieving a staggering 3538 business owners over two days. The event, held from 8 to 9 June, …

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Industry News

LKQ reinvents its corporate identity to reflect its role as an automotive aftermarket leader

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

LKQ Europe has unveiled its new logo and branding that reflect its position as a global and innovative leader in the European automotive aftermarket. The new branding across the whole group will allow…

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IAAF Member News

Successful fairs in Kenya and Italy!

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

The last two weeks have been very busy for our company - there were two major automotive events. Our employees represented us at the Autoexpo in Nairobi and Autopromotec in Bologna. We started the tra…

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First trade fair appearance under the FORVIA umbrella brand: HELLA and Faurecia jointly presented technologies for the mobility of tomorrow in Japan

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

Following the successful takeover of HELLA by Faurecia, the two companies made their first joint appearance at an automotive trade fair under the new, overarching umbrella brand FORVIA. As a factual g…

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GSF Car Parts adds DR!VE+ Filters to filtration offering

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

National automotive parts distributor, GSF Car Parts has become the UK’s exclusive distributor of DR!VE+ Filters, an OE-matching quality range of air, cabin, fuel and oil filters. DR!VE+ Filters are n…

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Product News

Diesel Technic Italia S.R.L. at the Transpotec Logitec: real-life networking in Milan

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

From 12 to 15 May 2022, the Transpotec Logitec took place in Milan, the leading Italian fair for the transport and logistics industry. Diesel Technic Italia S.R.L., represented by Managing Director Wa…

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Philips lights up the 2022 Auto Express Product Honours

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

Lumileds, the global manufacturers of Philips Automotive Lighting products, are celebrating a host of awards at the 2022 Auto Express Product Honours. The Philips Xperion 6000 Slim workshop inspection…

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Product News

NEW alternator A0607S in AS-PL offer

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A0607S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - the line of products th…

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Product News

OSRAM LIGHTsignal LED and HALOGEN BEACON LIGHTS shine a light in hazardous situations

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

OSRAM has introduced the LIGHTsignal LED and HALOGEN BEACON LIGHTS as part of its specialist range of warning lights to help drivers be clearly seen in dangerous situations. The OSRAM LIGHTsignal HAL …

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Product News

Klarius: The Exhaust Crafter

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

Klarius has added 19 new aftermarket exhausts to its market-leading range, including replacement diesel particulate filters (DPFs) for the 2011-2015 Volkswagen Crafter van. All the latest parts, as we…

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Product News

UK AFCAR seeks evidence of legislation infringements from garages

Date: Friday 10 June 2022

IAAF, through its work with UK AFCAR, is seeking evidence from independent garages on infringements around Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulations (MVBER) and the repair and maintenance (RMI) requir…

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IAAF networking event flourishes as UK Garage & Bodyshop Event shines

Date: Friday 10 June 2022

The automotive aftermarket came out in force this week, as more than 100 IAAF members attended the exclusive networking event at the Genting Hotel, Resorts World, NEC Birmingham on Wednesday 8 June. F…

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DENSO Aftermarket teams up with Veterans in Action

Date: Friday 10 June 2022

As an example of the company’s outward looking nature, DENSO Aftermarket has begun to support the charity Veterans in Action, which is dedicated to the needs of former members of the armed forces and …

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IAAF Member News

Alex to take on charity challenge

Date: Friday 10 June 2022

NGK employee Alex Stancombe is set to climb some of the highest summits in England to raise cash for charity. The 52-year-old is taking part in the Stephanie Simpson 2022 Lake District Challenge which…

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Public consultation launched - Vehicle type approval – establishing a GB road vehicle approval scheme

Date: Friday 10 June 2022

The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a public consultation on vehicle type approval – establishing a GB road vehicle approval scheme. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/vehicle-typ…

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GS Yuasa ‘Powering What Matters’ advertising campaign launches across Europe

Date: Friday 10 June 2022

Centred around a charming video advert, the coordinated European advertising campaign explores the world of GS Yuasa through the eyes of 6-year-old Isabella and her mother as they go about their day n…

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