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SMP Europe sponsors hole-in-one competition at IAAF Golf Day Event

Date: Thursday 25 August 2022

SMP Europe sponsored the 18th hole competition at the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation’s (IAAF) annual Golf Day event, offering players a chance to win a brand-new BMW Z4 to anyone who sc…

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WAI is encouraging motor factors to stock up on its portable power charger for summer

Date: Thursday 25 August 2022

With summer officially here, WAI’s Go Anywhere Portable Power Supply is the perfect accessory for motor factors to stock up on. As more and more people look to electrics for transport and entertaining…

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Product News

Ecobat future-proofs the aftermarket at Automechanika Frankfurt

Date: Thursday 25 August 2022

Ecobat Battery and sister company Ecobat Solutions have teamed up to exhibit at Automechanika Frankfurt from 13th to 17th September, on stand E27 in hall 4.1, to present their combined offering to the…

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IAAF Member News

Arnold Clark Autoparts urges garages and service centres to stock up for MOT season and use A-Points loyalty scheme

Date: Thursday 25 August 2022

Arnold Clark Autoparts is encouraging garages and service centres to stock up on parts ahead of the busy MOT season and use its A-Points loyalty scheme, which rewards customers for their spend. When t…

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Product News

The Blades draw enormous Yuasa logo as part of a one-off air display

Date: Thursday 25 August 2022

World famous aerobatic team The Blades have completed a special mission for their key sponsor Yuasa. The four-ship team, piloted by former Red Arrows, drew the Japanese battery manufacturer’s distinct…

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EV Ready tickets on sale for garages seeking aftermarket guidance amid industry shift

Date: Thursday 25 August 2022

Tickets have gone on sale for the UK’s first ever independent garage event dedicated to electric vehicle skills, equipment and technology – EV Ready – which is set to be held at Brighton Racecourse on…

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Industry News

Premium award for DT Spare Parts and SIEGEL Automotive: The Diesel Technic product brands are “Premier Data Supplier” (PDS)

Date: Tuesday 23 August 2022

The products of the DT Spare Parts and SIEGEL Automotive brands have been listed in the leading electronic parts catalogue TecDoc Catalogue from TecAlliance since 2008. In order to offer users the bes…

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Product News

HELLA SOS 360° warning light: brief information

Date: Tuesday 23 August 2022

The new compact HELLA SOS 360° warning light for car drivers can be placed on the roof of the car in one easy step. The amber flashing light is magnetically activated automatically in contact with the…

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Product News

Job seekers in the driving seat, as companies bid to attract talent, says Glen Callum Associates

Date: Monday 22 August 2022

With the number of job vacancies rising, and the quantity of permanent roles being filled at its lowest rate in 17 months, Glen Callum Associates (GCA) says this is providing candidates looking for a …

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IAAF Member News

Annual IAAF Golf Day hailed as huge success

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) held its annual Golf Day on Friday 12th August, with the event being hailed as a huge success by participants, guests, and sponsors. Taking pla…

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IAAF News

Garages get vocal over VM restrictions

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

Independent garages in their numbers are registering any restrictions they face on access to vehicle manufacturer repair and maintenance information. In a form produced by UK AFCAR, it offers workshop…

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IAAF News
Industry News

Activity Report Special – MVBER Consultation

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

The IAAF and UK AFCAR have been working around the clock to arrive at a response to the consultation from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on retained Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulati…

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Industry News

Bangers for Ben 2022 – Buying the right car

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

The boys have enlisted my help in picking the next Bangers for Ben “victim”, and rightly so. I was invited on a road trip across the Midlands with LawJaw to see a car he had found. It hadn’t been for …

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IAAF Member News

Parts Specialists at the Truck Grand Prix

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

The 35th Truck Grand Prix at the Nürburgring took place from 15-17 July 2022. More than 100,000 visitors watched the spectacular truck races and enjoyed the numerous exhibits on the festival grounds. …

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IAAF Member News

The Workshop Pro summer brochure is out now!

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

The new Workshop Pro brochure for Summer 2022 has landed, boasting 40 super-sized A3 pages jam packed with over 200 incredible deals on the latest garage equipment, including top brands such as Autel,…

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Product News

First Line Ltd. expands ever-growing range with 91 new references

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

Automotive aftermarket supplier First Line Ltd. has introduced a significant range expansion featuring as many as 91 new references. The new parts are introduced to First Line Ltd.’s Braking, Steering…

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Product News

New KYB 2022 PDF Catalogues

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

KYB has launched its latest European catalogues for shock absorbers and coil springs - a complete listing of the KYB range as well as details of all new applications for 2022. The catalogues are PDFs …

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Product News

A new launch of splash guards added to the Apec range

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialist Apec has released a range of over 60 splash guards. This is the latest in a series of launches by the market-leading specialist, expanding on its 55+ years of automot…

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Product News

LKQ Europe partners with think tank “Project Zebra” to strengthen supply chain agility

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

LKQ Europe is accelerating the move towards an efficient and sustainable supply chain by pushing for more innovation and digitalization. With rising complexity and volatility in the markets, tradition…

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IAAF Member News

The frictionless seal from Corteco

Date: Friday 19 August 2022

Less fuel consumption, Less wear and a longer service life in conventional combustion engines and hybrid/electric powertrains. The only frictionless seal - engineered with unprecedented technology, th…

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Product News

First Line Ltd. excited about new stand location at Automechanika Frankfurt 2022

Date: Thursday 18 August 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialists First Line Ltd. will showcase its wide range of product lines and references at one of the world’s leading industry trade shows, Automechanika Frankfurt, from 13th t…

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IAAF Member News

Automechanika Frankfurt 2022: Comline to highlight credentials on the aftermarket’s biggest stage

Date: Thursday 18 August 2022

Popular British parts brand, Comline Auto Parts (Comline), is delighted to be heading to Germany for the long-awaited 2022 instalment of Automechanika Frankfurt, where it will be looking to strengthen…

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IAAF Member News

IMI predicts a 160,000 shortfall of workers in the UK automotive sector in the next decade

Date: Thursday 18 August 2022

The latest Automotive Sector Employment report from the IMI outlines that the culmination of the electric vehicle (EV) revolution, the pandemic, decreased immigration and fewer people of working age, …

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Industry News

WAI shows off its EV charging cables durability

Date: Thursday 18 August 2022

As the electric vehicle (EV) market continues to increase rapidly, leading automotive parts supplier, WAI, has been testing the durability of its popular EV charging cables to prove the product’s long…

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Product News

Automechanika Frankfurt 2022: IAAF members who will be exhibiting

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

Automechanika Frankfurt, which represents the entire value chain of the automotive aftermarket, will be taking place in Frankfurt from 13th to 17th September. It offers visitors the opportunity to exp…

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IAAF Member News

WAI launches new easy-access, UK website

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

Leading rotating electrics supplier, WAI, has launched a brand-new website for the UK market, offering motor factors an easy-to-use platform, showcasing its constantly growing product portfolio, from …

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Exol launch new high performance gear oil for JCBs

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

Leading lubricants supplier, Exol, has revealed the latest high performance gear oil to join its range, Optifarm HP, for use in JCBs. The latest product launch from Exol highlights the company’s commi…

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Product News

Diagnostics brand promotes within to continue growth strategy

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

Launch Tech UK has promoted Richard Collyer to the role of National Sales Manager as the diagnostics company continues its successful growth strategy. Collyer has been with Launch Tech UK for a number…

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People News

ZF electrifies aftermarket with premieres of sustainable products and innovative services at Automechanika

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

Next Generation Mobility, driven by electrified, autonomous, and software-defined vehicles, is fully transforming the aftermarket. At Automechanika, ZF will present new product ranges and innovative s…

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IAAF Member News

LKQ Euro Car Parts colleagues raise funds to buy and deliver ambulances to Ukraine

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts colleagues have raised more than £35,000 to support the relief effort in Ukraine, funding the purchase and delivery of two ambulances, with efforts ongoing to buy more. Spearheaded …

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IAAF Member News

NAPA Racing UK goes super-sized

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

NAPA Racing UK teams up with Paul Rivett for a one-off Truck Race in the Convoy in the Park Festival 2022. NAPA has had an incredible year in the world of British motorsport with significant appearanc…

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GS Yuasa take charge with Automechanika product launches

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

GS Yuasa will launch its brand new YCX Smart Battery Charger and Maintainer range at Automechanika Frankfurt. The world’s leading battery manufacturer will also showcase its industry leading Yuasa and…

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IAAF Member News

WAI extends popular alternator and starter motor range with new references

Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022

WAI has added five new references to its leading rotating electrics range, as part of its commitment to increasing its number of parts across the company’s high-quality product portfolio. Four new alt…

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Product News

NGK-sponsored Bewley makes history in Cardiff

Date: Tuesday 16 August 2022

NGK-sponsored Speedway star Dan Bewley has ended Britain’s fifteen-year wait for a home winner of the FIM Speedway GP of Great Britain by powering to victory at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium. The 23-…

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IAAF Member News

WAI opens additional warehouse to increase stockholding capabilities

Date: Tuesday 16 August 2022

Leading rotating electrics supplier, WAI, has extended its UK warehouse to increase stock levels and help meet customer demand. The warehouse extension follows a post-Brexit world where the need to ho…

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IAAF Member News

SMP Europe increasing investment in electric vehicle understanding

Date: Tuesday 16 August 2022

Leader in engine management products, SMP Europe, has increased investment into research and development of electric vehicle (EV) parts, to produce new references for the increasing EV aftermarket. SM…

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Product News

MAHLE strengthens sales and quality teams with two new appointments

Date: Tuesday 16 August 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has appointed Jason Smith as its new UK sales and marketing manager, and Alan Povey as quality, warranty, and technical representative, respectively. The two new appointments stre…

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People News

Knockhill drama leaves Millar just four points behind rival Kellet

Date: Tuesday 16 August 2022

Ginetta GT4 SuperCup championship hotshot, Aston Millar continued to pile on the pressure and narrowly missed what looked set to be a win after a red flag interrupted progress at the Knockhill round o…

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DENSO shows its thermal management expertise

Date: Tuesday 16 August 2022

In a recent video produced in association with Toyota Gazoo Racing view here, DENSO shows why it’s among the world’s leading original equipment (OE) component manufacturers, as it works alongside its …

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IAAF Member News

Leicester Auto Parts embraces NAPA UK

Date: Monday 15 August 2022

Leicester Auto Parts (LAP) has been building a community with the Leicester automotive aftermarket for almost 50 years. Now they’re championing NAPA in a big way, and we had a chat with LAP owner Harr…

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Product News

Airtex and A1 Motor Stores strike up a deal

Date: Monday 15 August 2022

A1 members will now be able to source water pump and timing belt kits from Airtex, one of the world’s largest automotive pump manufacturers. Launched more than 85 years ago in 1935, Airtex is a dedica…

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Product News

How to find the perfect oil

Date: Monday 15 August 2022

Since being founded in 1925, NAPA has become one of North America’s leading brands in automotive parts, and that reputation is now quickly spreading the globe. Synonymous with trust, professionalism, …

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Product News

DENSO Aftermarket expands its social media presence

Date: Friday 12 August 2022

Reflecting the global reach of social media (SM) and the importance of this form of mass-communication, DENSO has broadened its presence to address a Pan European audience. “Traditionally our SM activ…

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IAAF Member News

Banner launches new ‘Power Beyond Ordinary’ campaign

Date: Friday 12 August 2022

Leading European manufacturer of batteries and battery accessories, Banner, has unveiled a new creative promotional platform for the impending battery season - ‘Power Beyond Ordinary’. The new theme s…

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IAAF Member News

First Line Ltd supports distributor celebrating milestone

Date: Friday 12 August 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialists, First Line Ltd, showcases its commitment to looking after its customers, as it supports Ray’s Garage Supplies’ 50th anniversary event. Ray’s Garage Supplies recentl…

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IAAF Member News

Avoiding falls from workplace vehicles

Date: Friday 12 August 2022

Falls from vehicles are among the most common accidents involving workplace transport. By law, employers must take suitable and effective measures to: prevent anyone from falling a distance that is l…

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Industry News

IAAF modernising for the future of the aftermarket

Date: Friday 12 August 2022

As a prelude to the development of its new website, the IAAF has just launched a new corporate video animation. This video encapsulates the work and activities of the IAAF and will play a pivotal role…

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IAAF News

NEW starter S9416S in AS-PL offer

Date: Friday 12 August 2022

Another new starter has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The starter has an index number S9416S and is the product of the AS brand. The starter belongs to the Standard line - the line of products that merge …

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Product News

Garages urged to gear up for next MOT surge

Date: Friday 12 August 2022

A leading aftermarket online specialist has called for independent garages to look ahead and plan how to profitably manage their workload ahead of the impending MOT surge. Jim Lang, from Garage Servic…

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Product News
HR Updates

SMP Europe appoints new sales director

Date: Thursday 11 August 2022

SMP Europe, home of the Intermotor, Lemark and Lucas engine management brands, has appointed Brian Lavery as sales director at the company. Lavery brings over 25 years’ experience in automotive, engin…

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