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M-Sport Ford WRC team excels in Greece

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

The M-Sport Ford World Rally Team – whose cars are equipped with NGK spark plugs and NTK Lambda sensors – recorded four strong finishes at the end of the Acropolis Rally, finishing the World Rally Cha…

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Government's Covid Response: Autumn and Winter Plan 2021

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021

The Prime Minister has now set out the government’s plan to manage Covid throughout autumn and winter of 2021. Ventilation is an important and effective mitigation to stop the spread of Covid, and bus…

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HR Updates

NGK Speedway star hails ‘guardian angel’

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021

NGK-sponsored Swedish star Freddie Lindgren believes he had “a guardian angel by my side” after he escaped serious injury in a dramatic crash during the Danish Speedway Grand Prix. Lindgren was chasin…

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Yuasa-backed Olivia Reynolds heads to Pastranaland for American adventure

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021

Eleven-year-old motocross star, Olivia Reynolds will travel to FMX freestyle legend, Travis Pastrana’s Pastranaland complex in Maryland for a two-week adrenaline fuelled trip, having personally been i…

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Tax changes for Health and Social Care

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

The government has recently announced tax changes to fund £12 billion a year to be spent on the NHS and social care across the UK. National Insurance contributions (NICs) will increase by 1.25% for on…

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HR Updates

HELLA at the Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

HELLA, the internationally positioned automotive supplier, and Hella Gutmann Solutions will be presenting themselves on the online platform of the Automechanika Frankfurt Digital Plus from 14th to 16t…

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New oil for Haldex couplings

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

All-wheel vehicles made by Audi, Opel, Seat, Skoda, Volkswagen and Volvo usually have a Haldex clutch. This also powers the rear wheels – but only when necessary. This type of clutch requires a specia…

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Product News

IAAF to launch new Product & Services eBulletin

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

IAAF is to launch a second eBulletin, complementing its existing weekly eBulletin to members. The Federation’s Friday eBulletin has continued to grow in stature and reach, with record high open rates …

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IAAF Activity Report - w/e 10 September 2021

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during the week just gone by. Virtual ConferenceThank you to the many membe…

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IAAF News

Transport Secretary encourages UK to switch to electric vehicles

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

Drivers up and down the country can explore making the switch to an electric vehicle this World EV day with a new government-backed app the Transport Secretary set out yesterday (9 September 2021). As…

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Industry News

TMD Friction offers support to Martin House Hospice

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

TMD Friction UK has supported Martin House Hospice, based in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, donating two branded rucksacks, two Bluetooth speakers and two teddies. Martin House provides family-led care for…

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IAAF Member News

Messe Frankfurt launches UK Garage and Bodyshop Event for 2022 in response to market demand

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

Messe Frankfurt, organisers of Automechanika Birmingham and auto:resource welcomes the return of face-to-face events with the launch of The UK Garage and Bodyshop Event, the UK's dedicated event for t…

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Industry News

It's time for a new leadership model

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

Too many leaders have been conditioned to think of leadership only in terms of power and control. But there is a better way to lead, this kind of leadership requires a special kind of leader: a situat…

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Group synergies provide worldwide supply chain to electric car producer

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

The business and customer base of the Lesjöfors Group is constantly changing and expanding from new sales and acquisitions. Many of our customers are global companies operating in tough competition. A…

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TecAlliance certifies Corteco as “Premier Data Supplier”

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

Corteco is one of the first companies certified as "Premier Data Supplier" (PDS) by TecAlliance for its exemplary data quality. TecAlliance is Europe's leading information, service and communication p…

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HELLA presents innovative solutions for the mobility of the future at IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

HELLA, the internationally positioned automotive supplier will be presenting a wide range of innovative lighting and electronics solutions for the mobility of the future at the IAA Mobility 2021 (7th …

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Product News

TechMan Euro Car Parts integration brings more time-savings

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

Workshops across the UK have applauded TechMan for its recent integration of the Euro Car Parts catalogue which has brought further time-saving benefits to the Garage Management System. TechMan users …

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Product News

IAA Mobility: climate-friendly solutions for all kinds of mobility – Bosch is generating sales of more than one billion euros with electromobility

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

In electromobility, no other company offers as many options as Bosch: from e-bikes to construction machinery, and from silicon carbide chips to pre-integrated e-axle modules. And this is paying off: i…

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MAHLE updates eCatalogue solution for faster parts search

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

MAHLE Aftermarket’s eCatalogue is now provided by TecAlliance and has undergone functionality updates to offer an even easier and faster parts search solution on a computer and mobile app. MAHLE’s eCa…

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Product News

IAAF continues membership expansion, adding Dal Corso Group to its roster

Date: Tuesday 07 September 2021

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) welcomes leadership development and management training company, Dal Corso Group, to its growing membership, as it continues to bolster its aut…

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IAAF Member News

IAAF Virtual Conference 2021 – “Aftermarket for the future”

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) Virtual Conference 2021 will be titled Aftermarket for the Future, as the event looks to address the biggest challenges and opportunities the i…

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IAAF News

Craig McCracken becomes IAAF vice-president

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Craig McCracken, Group Factor Manager at Arnold Clark Autoparts as new vice-president. In becoming vice-president and then president …

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IAAF News

IAAF Activity Report - w/e 3 September 2021

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during the week just gone by. Conference countdown beginsThe IAAF Virtual C…

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PG Automotive raising funds for Parkinson’s UK

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

Andy and Mel Lees at PG Automotive, along with some close friends, Steff and Dean Asher, are taking on the Thames Bridges Trek on 11th September to raise much-needed funds for a charity close to their…

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IAAF Member News

TRICO and A1 raised more than £6,500 for charity

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

Wiper blade manufacturer, TRICO, recently pledged to donate £1 from every sale through its distributor, A1 Motor Stores, to a charity that hosts driving days for disabled people. During a six week per…

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New Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released the first part of a new course on Interlock Circuits, also known as Pilot Lines. These safety-critical circuits are used to assist in the pr…

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Product News

Pre-empt battery failure surge, says LKQ Euro Car Parts

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

LKQ Euro Car Parts is warning garages to prepare for a permanent shift in the traditional battery service demand curve – beginning with a spike from September as temperatures start to drop. The parts …

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Product News

Raw material prices soar due to supply and demand issues, says BM Catalysts

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

The rising prices of aluminised and stainless steel, along with global steel shortages and increases in commodity costs, are driving volatility in the prices of its pipe references, warns BM Catalysts…

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Product News

Tough day at Thruxton for Halfords Racing with Cataclean

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

The Halfords Racing with Cataclean endured a tough day at Thruxton, Hampshire, on Sunday in the British Touring Car Championship as its two Honda Civics battled through the three rounds of the ultra-c…

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BM Catalysts’, Mark Blinston, takes on Off-Road Bike Challenge

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

BM Catalysts’ Commercial Director, Mark Blinston, will be taking on the London to Brighton Off-Road Bike Ride, Europe’s biggest charity mountain bike event, to raise vital funds for the British Heart …

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Exol-sponsored Giles Trust Charity Golf Day hailed success

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

Exol Lubricants continued its charitable endeavours by sponsoring and attending The Giles Trust Charity Golf Day at the end of July, to help raise funds for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.…

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Checkpoint drives environmental change with new biodegradable wheel nut indicators

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

Leading haulage wheel safety solution company, Checkpoint, has pioneered product innovation in its range of internationally renowned wheel nut indicators - making them fully biodegradable and therefor…

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Product News

HELLA receives further series orders for innovative chip-based headlamp system

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

HELLA, the internationally positioned automotive supplier has further developed, and received additional orders for, its innovative chip-based headlamp matrix system "Solid State Lighting | High Defin…

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Product News

NEW alternator A0667S in AS-PL offer

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A0667S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

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Product News

FERODO® introduces first automotive brake pads to bridge gap between braking performance and comfort

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

Revolutionary FERODO Fuse+ Technology Pads Offer Top-Tier Stopping Power, Longer Pad and Disc Life, Reduced Dusting and Certified OE Matching Quality FERODO®, a preferred original equipment (OE) brake…

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NGK stars in the mix for World Speedway title

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

NGK-sponsored stars Freddie Lindgren and Emil Sayfutdinov have consolidated their places near the top of the race for the 2021 World Speedway Championship. They lie in third and fourth places respecti…

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DENSO to showcase new offerings digitally at Automechanika 2021

Date: Friday 27 August 2021

An exclusive live web session will headline DENSO’s attendance at Automechanika Frankfurt 2021, Europe’s leading trade fair for the automotive service industry, on 14th-16th September. With the event …

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IAAF to campaign against extending MOT frequency in Northern Ireland

Date: Friday 27 August 2021

IAAF is set to take an active part in the consultation by the Northern Ireland Executive on the Call for Evidence on the potential introduction of biennial MOT testing (every two years) for private ca…

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IAAF Activity Report - w/e 27 August 2021

Date: Friday 27 August 2021

A summary of some of the activities undertaken by the IAAF Secretariat on behalf of the membership and the wider aftermarket during the previous week. MOTs in Northern IrelandIn addition to meetings w…

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IAAF News

Virtual Conference details to be published next week

Date: Friday 27 August 2021

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) will publish early details of its virtual conference 2021 to members on 1 September. The Federation’s annual conference, which will take place …

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Robinson returns to racing with Anger Management 2.0

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

NGK-sponsored seven-times UK pro mod champion Andy Robinson is set to return to the drag racing scene next month with a completely new look for his ’69 Camaro race car three years after it was written…

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Virtual and individual trade fair experience: MEYLE continues its digital success story with MEYLE Exhibition 2021

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

"Digital first" is the motto of the Hamburg-based spare parts manufacturer MEYLE. Especially in pandemic times, virtual encounters with customers and partners play a major role: even if the leading tr…

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Traction gas springs – a new highly requested product group

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Lesjöfors' product range is growing continuously. We can now also offer traction gas springs that provide immediate power and high safety in applications that require a controlled closing. The product…

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Product News

Greener, longer goods vehicles could be rolled out from next year

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Greener, longer goods vehicles could become a permanent fixture on Britain’s roads as early as next year, the government has announced. This comes as the Department for Transport publishes its respons…

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Industry News

HELLA is going to the Caravan Salon 2021 equipped with many product innovations

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

In the first half of this year, the caravanning industry experienced a huge boom, with almost 63,000 new motorhomes and caravans registered in Germany alone. “The Caravan Salon, which will take place …

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NGK to relocate Japanese head office

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

NGK Spark Plugs, the world’s leading ignition and sensor specialist, has announced it is relocating its global head office functions in Japan. The move will take place in April 2022, with the new head…

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Fleets urged to get involved in UK platooning trial

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

TRL – the Transport Research Laboratory – wants to hear from freight operators that could help contribute to the UK platooning trial. The Department for Transport (DfT) and Highways England commission…

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Industry News

MAHLE appoints Jessica Wacogne

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Jessica Wacogne has joined MAHLE Aftermarket, taking the role as Head of Customer Service. Skilled in purchasing, management, pricing, sales, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction Wacogne b…

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People News

Hella Gutmann Solutions invites workshops to save £1,650 on a mega macs 56

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

Embracing the joy of the summer, Hella Gutmann Solutions has announced a special promotional offer of £1,650 off its superb mega macs 56 diagnostic tool, plus a free measurement model with multi-meter…

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Product News

ZF Aftermarket launches mental health initiative to protect employee wellbeing

Date: Thursday 26 August 2021

ZF Aftermarket is making employee wellbeing a priority with its latest mental health initiative. The company has opened a new medical room at its site in Wrexham, offering its employees a place to go …

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