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Shaftec Automotive components announces sales management update

Date: Thursday 09 May 2024

Birmingham-based remanufacturer Shaftec Automotive has announced that Sales Director Tom Curtis will be leaving the company at the end of April. Tom joined Shaftec in July 2010 and has spent a great d…

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GSF Car Parts launches first ‘TechFest’ event to be held at Wembley, with free admission

Date: Thursday 09 May 2024

Led by GSF Car Parts, in collaboration with over 50 leading suppliers such as Schaeffler, Yuasa, Comma and Delphi, TechFest Garage Technology Festival Wembley, will be held on June 13 2024 at Wembley.…

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BGA Secures 2024 Prestigious King's Award for Enterprise in International Trade

Date: Thursday 09 May 2024

BGA, a leading supplier of OEM quality Engine, Steering and Transmission automotive parts, is proud to announce that it has been honoured with the King’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade 2…

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Summer Conference Line-up unveiled

Date: Thursday 09 May 2024

IAAF has unveiled its speaker line-up for its summer conference 2024, which takes place Wednesday 12 June at the Belfry Hotel & Resort, Sutton Coldfield. The Federation is launching its first Summ…

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Acrisure’s Sutton Winson bolstered by two new acquisitions

Date: Thursday 09 May 2024

Acrisure, a global fintech leader, has announced that its largest acquired UK company, Sutton Winson, has completed two acquisitions, further expanding its footprint in south-east England. Most notabl…

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MAHLE Aftermarket revolutionises oil seal installation with PTFE technology and expert advice

Date: Thursday 09 May 2024

·       Advancements in oil seal technology see PTFE oil seals now available ·       MAHLE Aftermarket highlights comprehensive range of PTFE oil seals via Victor Reinz brand ·       MAHLE offers best…

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Apec Truck Launches ABS Rings

Date: Thursday 09 May 2024

Apec Truck, a leading aftermarket manufacturer in the commercial vehicle industry, proudly announces the addition of Apec Truck ABS Rings to its extensive commercial braking catalogue in the UK.   Cra…

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More than half of vehicles have dangerous tyres

Date: Wednesday 08 May 2024

Ring has partnered with Tyre Safe and the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service to conduct tyre pressure and tyre tread depth checks, with concerning results. To raise awareness of tyre safety, Tyre …

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Continental Direct (CD) embraces electronic trading as it opens up brand to wider audience

Date: Wednesday 08 May 2024

Multi-product brand invests in service to aid growth Automotive parts supplier Continental Direct (CD) has integrated electronic trading into its business to support the brand’s continued growth in th…

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Imexpart announces latest range expansion

Date: Wednesday 08 May 2024

Imexpart (IMEX) has announced its latest expansion of its product line-up with the introduction of Champion Spark Plugs and Glow Plugs tailored for car and LCV applications. This addition solidifies i…

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Xchecker by Elcome now delivering data via TecDoc’s new IDP

Date: Wednesday 08 May 2024

Elcome, innovators in aftermarket data cataloguing and authoring solutions, is excited to reveal that its game-changing cataloguing software, Xchecker, can deliver data via the new Instant Data Proces…

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BM Catalysts to unveil new initiatives at UK Garage and Bodyshop Event

Date: Wednesday 08 May 2024

Europe's leading manufacturer of aftermarket hot end emissions products, BM Catalysts, is gearing up to launch a dedicated garage campaign, including two new online platforms, at the upcoming UK Garag…

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A1 Motor Stores joins international trading group Global One Automotive (1)

Date: Wednesday 08 May 2024

Strategic alliance set to strengthen A1 members’ competitiveness​ A1 Motor Stores, a leading automotive aftermarket buying and distribution group, is proud to announce its partnership with Global One …

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Schaeffler unveils REPXPERT Conference panel lineup

Date: Wednesday 08 May 2024

Keynote session at REPXPERT Conference to encourage knowledge-sharing, discussion and debate, led by five industry-renowned experts Hereford | May 8, 2024| Schaeffler has announced a distinguished l…

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Banner Charges Ahead In Oval Track Racing

Date: Wednesday 08 May 2024

Having last year embraced the adrenaline-fuelled realm of oval track racing here in the UK, Banner - one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of batteries and battery accessories – is going that extra mi…

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FORVIA receives two 2024 Automotive News PACEpilot recognitions

Date: Tuesday 07 May 2024

FORVIA, the world’s seventh-largest automotive technology supplier, combining the complementary strengths of Faurecia and HELLA, received two 2024 Automotive News PACEpilot Innovation to Watch recogni…

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ZF Aftermarket UK set to showcase latest training initiatives and innovations at UKGBE

Date: Tuesday 07 May 2024

The ZF team of experts will be on hand to provide attendees with invaluable insights into electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid training, as well as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration. W…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts and Messe Frankfurt unveil plans for innovative ‘Modern Garage’ stand at UK Garage & Bodyshop Event

Date: Tuesday 07 May 2024

LKQ Euro Car Parts and Messe Frankfurt have unveiled plans for the ‘Modern Garage’ stand at the upcoming UK Garage and Bodyshop Event (UKGBE), which will highlight how garage owners can adapt their te…

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NAPA Truck Launches ABS Sensor Rings

Date: Tuesday 07 May 2024

Commercial vehicle aftermarket manufacturer NAPA Truck has released its new range of ABS Sensor Rings in the United Kingdom to accompany its existing ABS Sensor range.   ABS Sensor Rings — also called…

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MAHLE Aftermarket kickstarts Q1 with 141 additional filtration parts

Date: Tuesday 07 May 2024

·       141 parts added to MAHLE Aftermarket’s filtration range in Q1 ·       This includes air, fuel, hydraulic, cabin, oil and urea filters MAHLE Aftermarket has announced the launch of a total of 1…

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PREMIUM QUALITY REPLACEMENT COMPONENTS ARE JUST ONE SIDE OF THE STORY, REMINDS DAYCO

Date: Tuesday 07 May 2024

Dayco is a leading supplier of original equipment (OE) components to vehicle manufacturers across Europe, as well as a major player in the aftermarket, where, in addition to its premium quality parts,…

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FAI pulls out all the stops with new braking range ​

Date: Tuesday 07 May 2024

FAI Automotive has launched a brand-new braking range into its leading product portfolio as part of its commitment to providing a trusted alternative to the industry. The brand has introduced 70 brake…

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RAC selects LKQ Euro Car Parts for exclusive supply deal

Date: Monday 06 May 2024

Leading motor factor LKQ Euro Car Parts has become the ‘tier one’ supplier of car parts to more than 150 RAC Mobile Mechanics across the UK, as part of a major new deal agreed with national driving se…

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Renowned comedian Justin Moorhouse to entertain guests at Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards 2024

Date: Friday 03 May 2024

Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards 2024, hosted by IAAF and headline sponsored by LKQ Euro Car Parts, is set to receive a dose of laughter and entertainment as the talented comedian Justin Moorhou…

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UK Garage and Bodyshop Event reveals showstopping exhibitor product launches and highlights

Date: Friday 03 May 2024

With just over a month to go until the highly anticipated UK Garage and Bodyshop Event 2024 returns to the NEC, Birmingham on 5 and 6 June, organisers have revealed a whole host of exciting product la…

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IAAF Summer Conference blog: The Fault in our STARS

Date: Friday 03 May 2024

Change is coming. We’ve exhausted all arguments on skills gaps, shortages, blame games and all else to explain why we’re lagging behind on bringing people into our trade. True enough, we’re not the on…

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The ‘Exol Pride’ barge gets a refresh

Date: Friday 03 May 2024

Exol Lubricants has unveiled its refreshed ‘Exol Pride’ barge, as part of the brand’s commitment to the transport of Exol products by inland waterways for the most environmentally friendly fleet. The …

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Arnold Clark Autoparts launches BTCC giveaway

Date: Thursday 02 May 2024

As the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) gets underway, national motor factor Arnold Clark Autoparts, has launched its big BTCC giveaway in conjunction with NAPA, to offer customers the chance t…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts gets behind technicians at Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards 2024

Date: Thursday 02 May 2024

Arnold Clark Autoparts has announced it will be sponsoring the ‘Best Community Initiative’ accolade at the second edition of the Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards. Recognising the very best in th…

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Juratek receives Premier Data Supplier status by TecDoc

Date: Thursday 02 May 2024

Braking brand, Juratek, has been awarded ‘Premier Data Supplier’ status by leading parts catalogue system TecDoc, due to the company’s continued success in meeting TecDoc’s high data requirements. Tec…

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HELLA to exhibit at UK Garage & Bodyshop Event

Date: Thursday 02 May 2024

HELLA is set to showcase its innovative diagnostic solutions at the UK Garage & Bodyshop Event taking place at the NEC in Birmingham on June 5th and 6th. Showcasing its state-of-the-art diagnostic…

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Targeting Specialist Work Triples Garage Turnover

Date: Thursday 02 May 2024

Garage reaps rewards of bold business move A Somerset garage, which changed from a generalist garage to a German car specialist, has seen its turnover triple in just three years. Family-run Robert Coc…

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Technicians urged to use correct oil for EV air con compressors

Date: Thursday 02 May 2024

Delphi is advising technicians to be aware of the key differences between air conditioning (AC) compressors on vehicles with an internal combustion engine (ICE) and those on an electric vehicle (EV). …

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Apec Launches New Range of Clutch Kits

Date: Thursday 02 May 2024

Leading Automotive aftermarket manufacturer Apec, is thrilled to announce the launch of its brand- new range of new range of 3-piece Clutch Kits, containing cylinders, bearings and forks.   Crafted wi…

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UK Garage and Bodyshop Event reveals showstopping exhibitor product launches and highlights (1)

Date: Tuesday 30 April 2024

More than 15 new product unveilings from exhibitors have been preannounced, with many more launches to come at the show. Standout features include BM Catalysts' introduction of a dedicated garage camp…

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Latest HELLA webinar to cover e-mobility

Date: Tuesday 30 April 2024

The future of e-mobility is to be covered by the latest instalment in the ongoing series of free HELLA webinars, and will be available from 6 May. The upcoming 30-minute session, hosted on HELLA TECH …

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NAPA Introduces Significant Clutch Kit Product Range

Date: Tuesday 30 April 2024

Automotive aftermarket brand NAPA has expanded its product catalogue with the notable launch of NAPA Clutch Kits in the United Kingdom.   NAPA invests in quality every step of the way. Providing optim…

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Thinkcar UK welcomes YouTube star at UK Garage and Bodyshop Event

Date: Tuesday 30 April 2024

The star of YouTube channel Mechanic Mindset will be appearing with Thinkcar UK at the UK Garage and Bodyshop Event (UKGBE) taking place from 5-6 June at the NEC Birmingham, where the company is also …

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Easy2Recruit at UK Garage and Bodyshop Event

Date: Tuesday 30 April 2024

Easy2Recruit, the agency helping garages hire overseas talent, will be at the UK Garage and Bodyshop Event (UKGBE), taking place from 5-6 June at the NEC Birmingham, where its team will be explaining …

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Klarius Expands its Offerings with New Parts for the Iconic Mini Cooper

Date: Tuesday 30 April 2024

Klarius Products has once again broadened its catalogue of aftermarket emissions components, this time adding 44 new parts to its collection. Among the highlights is an exhaust system designed for a t…

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HELLA joins Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders

Date: Monday 29 April 2024

HELLA has joined the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), becoming the latest automotive business to become a member of the 800-strong organisation. The SMMT is one of the largest trade …

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REPXPERT double clutch training heads to Devon

Date: Monday 29 April 2024

Schaeffler has announced its upcoming REPXPERT 2CT training course is scheduled to take place on 16 – 17 July, at the South Devon College Skills Academy in Newton Abbot, Devon. The two-day course comb…

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EMOTIV Hosted Industry Dinner for Networking in the Automotive E-commerce Sector

Date: Monday 29 April 2024

EMOTIV Corp, a leading provider of Business solutions in the automotive e-commerce sector, hosted an exclusive industry dinner on April 25th, 2024, at the renowned Motorist restaurant and venue in Lee…

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‘Clean diesel particulate filters will support reduced emissions,’ says Fueltone Pro

Date: Monday 29 April 2024

As stricter emissions regulations are implemented globally, Aberdeenshire-based additives brand, Fueltone Pro, is highlighting how chemical technology has been developed to ensure internal combustion …

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DENSO adds to its air conditioning and engine cooling parts range

Date: Monday 29 April 2024

As we begin the second quarter of 2024, DENSO has once again expanded its aftermarket range of air conditioning (AC) and engine cooling (EC) products, with the introduction of 63 original equipment (O…

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A1 Motor Stores Joins International Trading Group Global One Automotive

Date: Friday 26 April 2024

A1 Motor Stores, a leading automotive aftermarket buying and distribution group, is proud to announce its partnership with Global One Automotive, an exclusive automotive alliance of trading groups. Ef…

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Comma is now a preferred supplier to Bosch Car Service workshops

Date: Friday 26 April 2024

Comma, the world-class brand of automotive oils and lubricants that are ‘made for mechanics’, has announced with Bosch that they are now one of its preferred suppliers to Bosch Car Service workshops. …

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£1.3 million to back cutting-edge transport projects

Date: Thursday 25 April 2024

new government competition to encourage innovative UKtransport projects a total of £1.3 million on offer to winning entries, boosting the economy and UK companies new category for solutions to trans…

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Ring turns 50!

Date: Thursday 25 April 2024

In 1974, Danny Rivlin had an idea to create a new company with a sole focus on distributing bulbs to the automotive aftermarket. While there have been many developments in the 50 years since Ring has …

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Maverick Diagnostics to showcase exclusive discounts at UK Garage & Bodyshop Event

Date: Thursday 25 April 2024

Among the enticements is a ‘12 months for the price of 10’ deal on Maverick Diagnostics’ Dealer Tool Support program. The leading provider of diagnostic solutions, specialising in supplying independen…

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