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LIQUI MOLY Launches Video Series with Online Creator “Shmee150”

Date: Monday 16 October 2023

Celebrity endorsement of the diverse LIQUI MOLY product and service world: Together with “Shmee150”, the online alias of Timothy Burton, the Ulm-based company is launching a widespread online collabor…

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Launch Tech reveals evolution of Euro Turbo diagnostic tool

Date: Monday 16 October 2023

Automotive diagnostics and garage equipment specialist Launch Tech UK has revealed details of the latest evolution of its EURO TURBO professional diagnostic device. Launch Tech’s X-431 EURO TURBO II i…

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GSF recognises Schaeffler as Servicesure Supplier of the Year

Date: Monday 16 October 2023

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd has been presented with the Servicesure Parts Supplier of the Year award by GSF, in recognition of its continued efforts to support the Servicesure garage ne…

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JURATEK reveals latest new to range

Date: Monday 16 October 2023

Braking brand JURATEK has unveiled the latest new-to-range references in its popular braking product group, with the introduction of 65 new part numbers to meet increased demand and offer more vehicle…

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WAI to introduce new safety feature in its electric vehicle charging cables

Date: Monday 16 October 2023

Leading automotive parts supplier, WAI, has revealed it will be adding a new feature to its popular electric vehicle (EV) charging cable range for added safety and protection. The latest evolution to …

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Ensure a complete replacement with BM Catalysts’ fitting kits and pressure pipe range

Date: Monday 16 October 2023

Europe’s leading manufacturer of aftermarket hot end emissions products, BM Catalysts, has reiterated the importance of using new fittings when replacing an emissions control product. BM Catalysts als…

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Dominant double victory for Philips bulbs in the UK’s number one annual headlamp bulb test by Auto Express!

Date: Monday 16 October 2023

Following on from Philips RacingVision GT200 scooping Headlamp of the Year and H7 Best Buy honors in the previous Auto Express product mega test and awards, Lumileds is proud to announce that in the l…

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IAAF takes lobbying message on road with regional meetings

Date: Friday 13 October 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) demonstrated its lobbying activity and provided a comprehensive snapshot of the latest legislation changes affecting the aftermarket, at its ne…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts wins coveted award for driver safety

Date: Friday 13 October 2023

LKQ Euro Car Parts has been recognised for excellence in driver safety at the UK Fleet Champions Awards hosted by road safety charity, Brake. The aftermarket specialist picked up the Company Driver Sa…

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Victory for Belron® company Carglass® Germany and ATU as European Court of Justice defends a fair and level playing field in the automotive aftermarket

Date: Friday 13 October 2023

The recent ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) removes the anti-competitive obstacles imposed by vehicle manufacturers and will allow all independent repair shops access to essential car d…

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GSF Car Parts Announces New Training Rollout For World Mental Health Day

Date: Friday 13 October 2023

NATIONAL motor factor GSF Car Parts has announced a new commitment to introduce accredited mental health training to its Team Members. The launch tied in with World Mental Health Day on Tuesday 10 Oct…

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Every Watt counts: How Schaeffler is helping to increase the range of electrified vehicles

Date: Thursday 12 October 2023

More and more drivers are choosing vehicles with an electrified power train, whether that may be fully electric (BEV), plug-in (PHEV) or hybrid (HEV). However, range anxiety remains the number one iss…

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Multiple energy storage solutions from Ecobat Battery

Date: Thursday 12 October 2023

Due to the ever present threat of ongoing global instability caused by conflict or natural events, never has the storage of the precious energy that has been generated, whether from using natural reso…

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Textar supports East Coast College Evolve training session

Date: Thursday 12 October 2023

Braking specialist TMD Friction UK supported East Coast College’s Evolve training session towards the end of September, providing best-practice guidance and displaying its premium Textar braking produ…

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Rally Team Project

Date: Thursday 12 October 2023

KYB Corporation in Japan has started a rally team as a project initiative. It is competing in the Japanese Rally Championship to train development engineers, increase the motivation of company employe…

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NAPA Racing UK secures historic BTCC title at Brands Hatch

Date: Wednesday 11 October 2023

A stunning season on track for NAPA Racing UK ended on the highest of highs after the team successfully wrapped up no fewer than three Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship titles on Finals Day at…

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Maverick Diagnostics hails Automotive 30% Club influence in refining gender-balanced recruitment strategy

Date: Wednesday 11 October 2023

Maverick Diagnostics has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity within its organisation, by utilising the partnership created with Automotive 30% Club. The recruitment proces…

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OESAA Academy Live ignites excitement at Exeter College

Date: Wednesday 11 October 2023

There was a vibrant atmosphere at Exeter College on Wednesday evening, as automotive professionals and colleagues descended on the college for the latest instalment of OESAA Academy Live. Original Equ…

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Lindgren pipped to Speedway World title

Date: Tuesday 10 October 2023

NGK-sponsored Freddie Lindgren, who has narrowly failed in his bid to become the 2023 FIM World Speedway champion, securing the Speedway GP World Championship silver medal, was delighted to finish in …

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£89 million of funding to develop cutting edge new electric vehicle technology

Date: Tuesday 10 October 2023

£89 million of funding has been awarded to 20 cutting edge net zero tech projects including hydrogen-powered offroad vehicles, a new lithium scale-up plant and revolutionary new EV battery systems, re…

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Lesjofors launch 27 new coil spring references

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Lesjofors Springs are pleased to announce the introduction of a further 27 coil springs into their market-leading range, including the Tesla Model 3 RWD, strengthening their already leading EV vehicle…

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OSRAM releases NIGHT BREAKER® 200 counter display

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Renowned lighting specialist, OSRAM, has launched a new counter display for its highly regarded and popular NIGHT BREAKER 200 range. OSRAM’s NIGHT BREAKER 200 is its brightest halogen bulb, with up to…

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Alternator and starter references among DENSO’s latest aftermarket range additions

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

DENSO is a pioneer of starter and alternator technology and the world’s largest original equipment (OE) manufacturer of rotating electric parts, with a global market share of more than 25 percent, so …

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Factor Sales empowers motor factors with upgraded data insights

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Factor Sales, a leading provider of data insights, is thrilled to introduce two upgraded solutions, designed to provide motor factors with unprecedented data-driven decision-making capabilities. These…

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10 Reasons why to choose ALCO Filters!

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Why choose ALCO Filters? Here are 10 Quality Reasons: ✅ Sealing ring made from special rubber compound resistant to hot engine oil and to compression.✅ Top plate made from heavy gauge steel and carefu…

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Bangers4Ben 2023 – The Moovie

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Cow you bell-ieve it? It’s Bangers4Ben 2023 – MOORAY! You will have herd the Bangers4Ben 2023 charity rally is taking place in the Emerald Isle. And our two cowmedians, O’LawJaw and O’Judge, are so lo…

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DENSO thanks its valued PowerEdge customers

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Demonstrating just what a compelling proposition the PowerEdge brand presents, the DENSO UK Aftermarket team took a number of its valued customers to the Acropolis Rally, as part of its PowerEdge bran…

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Ring ask: What should you be stocking?

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Premium quality automotive lighting and auto electrics supplier, Ring, reveals its most popular products, so workshops and factors can ensure they have a healthy stock available. Running out of stock …

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NEOLUX announces its remaining 2023 promotions

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

OSRAM’s competitively priced and high quality bulb brand, NEOLUX, has revealed its promotional activity for the rest of 2023, with some excellent deals for factors! The NEOLUX brand was introduced to …

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BETTAPARTS unveils wheel bearings range expansion

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

As part of its commitment to cover the ever-growing vehicle parc, BETTAPARTS has expanded its popular ABTEX Wheel Bearing range, introducing 11 new references suitable for petrol, diesel and hybrid pa…

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Exol Lubricants and distributor Chemodex to support desert rally cancer charity fundraiser

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Leading lubricants and oils supplier, Exol Lubricants, and its distributor Chemodex, is supporting an off-road charity rally effort to raise money for cancer research charities, and support communitie…

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JURATEK launches latest braking range expansion - October 2023

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Leading braking brand JURATEK has announced an expansion to its popular braking product range, with the introduction of 22 new part numbers to give customers greater vehicle parc coverage. JURATEK’s n…

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Industry embraces ‘early bird’ stand rate, as bookings flood in for UK Garage and Bodyshop Event

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Organiser of the UK Garage and Bodyshop Event (UKGBE), Messe Frankfurt UK, has reported a swathe of bookings for early bird offers on stands, as the popular event plans its 2024 return. Over 60 percen…

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ZF Aftermarket gives five tips for a professional winter checkup

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Many vehicle owners only think about ‘winter-proofing’ their cars when the first snowflakes start to fall. Automotive workshops should see the next few months as an opportunity to plan ahead and get t…

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Banner launches Energy Bull ‘Dual Power’

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Energy Bull from Banner – Europe’s leading manufacturer of lead-acid batteries and battery accessories – has been a popular choice for leisure and marine applications here in the UK for many years now…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts Chesterfield to open its doors to visitors

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Arnold Clark Autoparts in Chesterfield will open its doors to visiting garages and workshops on October 14th, as it holds an open day to mark the launch of the newest motor factor in the area. On Satu…

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SMP Europe expands range of knock sensors

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Engine management specialist and home to the Intermotor, Lemark and Lucas brands, SMP Europe, has developed its range of knock sensors with new, high-end references added to its product line. Knock se…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts introduces unlimited mileage warranty for added peace of mind

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

LKQ Euro Car Parts has launched an industry leading unlimited mileage warranty across its range of steering and suspension products, giving customers greater protection at no additional cost. The new …

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DENSO launches its latest customer karting challenge

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

The gauntlet has been thrown down and the protagonists are jostling for position as DENSO begins the quest to discover who will become its 2024 Go Karting Champion! After the success of last year’s se…

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Final call issued for new IAAF regional meeting bookings

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has issued its last call for members to register for the Federation’s new regional meetings, being held from Tuesday 10th-Thursday 12th October…

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WJFC Community Football Club secures sponsorship from LKQ Euro Car Parts

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

The team at LKQ Euro Car Parts in Cannock has agreed a sponsorship deal with the under 12’s girls’ team at Wyrley Community Football Club (WJFC) and has sponsored the club’s second ground that is clos…

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Exol Lubricants reveals its Distributor of the Year award winner

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Exol Lubricants has awarded Hampshire Oil and Grease its prestigious Distributor of the Year award for 2022. Hampshire Oil and Grease has been a proud distributor of Exol for more than seven years. A …

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A year of growth and enhanced features for myITG

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

TecAlliance, the leading expert for data management and processes in the automotive aftermarket, celebrates a year of success with its innovative cloud-based solution, myITG. This solution continues t…

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Government launches plan to put drivers back in the driving seat

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

The Transport Secretary has announced a new 30-point plan to support people’s freedom to use their cars and curb over-zealous enforcement measures. Drivers will benefit from smoother, easier journeys …

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Industry News

OESAA and Banner Batteries unite to ensure a car’s heart beats strong

Date: Friday 06 October 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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Ecobat Battery to demonstrate a wealth of power storage solutions

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Ecobat Battery will be using the Motorhome & Caravan Show at NEC Birmingham, to present visitors with a wide range of batteries and charging options that can further improve the performance and ca…

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JURATEK hosts customer VIP day at Silverstone BTCC round

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Braking supplier JURATEK invited 20 guests trackside for the penultimate race weekend of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Silverstone, to see the brand’s sponsored driver, Árón Taylor-Sm…

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Ben launches exciting new challenge ‘Race Across Britain’ based on popular TV series

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Following the huge success of BBC TV series 'Race Across the World', Ben is recruiting teams to take on a new UK-based fundraising challenge for the automotive industry, called Race Across Britain. Th…

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Sell-out expected at IAAF Annual Conference and Awards Dinner with two months to go

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

A sell-out is now expected at the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation’s (IAAF) Annual Conference and Awards Dinner, with ticket sales in high demand, just two months to go before the event. …

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IMI inspires a new generation of automotive talent with the donation of Assisted Reality headsets to colleges

Date: Tuesday 03 October 2023

Inspiring a new generation of automotive talent, the IMI, in collaboration with Autotech Connect and RealWear, has donated Assisted Reality headsets to 18 colleges and training providers nationwide. T…

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