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AD Bell Group becomes the latest IAAF member

Date: Friday 04 September 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) continues to bolster its membership, after welcoming sign and vehicle graphics manufacture and installation specialist, Ad Bell Group. With mor…

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NEW starter in AS-PL offer

Date: Friday 04 September 2020

Another new starter has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The starter has an index number S6403S and is the product of the AS brand. The starter belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and starts rate…

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Smart A/C system by MAHLE: reduction of fine dust in the cabin

Date: Friday 04 September 2020

MAHLE has developed a smart air conditioning system to support the fight against fine particulates in the vehicle cabin. Its main innovative feature is the integration of fine-particulate sensors dire…

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Book now for next Industry Briefing Bitesize session

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

IAAF members will have the opportunity to hear from the DVSA to learn more about managing recalls and how market surveillance affects the industry in an upcoming IAAF Zoom meeting on Tuesday 22nd Sept…

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New technical director at FIGIEFA

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

FIGIEFA has announced that, after ten successful years in the role, Neil Pattemore (see below speaking at the IAAF Conference) has retired from his consultancy work for FIGIEFA as of 31st of August in…

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European vehicle emissions standards – Euro 7 for cars, vans, lorries and buses

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

The European Commission has commenced its consultation period on the new Euro 7 vehicle emissions standards for cars, vans, lorries and buses. All stakeholders are welcome to contribute. The particula…

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HMRC COVID-19 Support: Changes to Job Retention Scheme

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) came into effect from 1 September. HMRC will now pay 70% of usual wages up to a cap of £2,187.50 per month for the hours furloughed employees do …

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HR Updates

Self-isolating after returning to the UK: advice from Lawgistics

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

As we should all be aware, those who visit a country or territory that is not on the UK’s travel corridor list will need to self-isolate for 14 days upon returning to the UK. With the UK’s travel corr…

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Adapting to a post COVID automotive aftermarket

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

If nothing else the coronavirus pandemic has underlined the importance of personal mobility for key workers and members of the public alike. Ensuring safe and reliable transport has meant that UK auto…

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DENSO takes technical training to the next level with the League of True Mechanics

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

As one of the world's leading automotive technology pioneers, known for its exceptional quality and precision and emphasis on the absolute reliability of its products, DENSO also supports the developm…

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Workshop guide launched for Thermal Management in Electric & Hybrid Vehicles

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has launched a new guide for technicians on Thermal Management in Electric and Hybrid Vehicles. The document looks at the importance of hybrid and electric technologies in the wor…

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Norbert Dohmen is new Managing Director of data marketplace Caruso

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

Norbert Dohmen is the new Managing Director of Caruso GmbH as of 1 September 2020. Dohmen was most recently CEO of the IRS Group. In his new role, he will focus on the strategic orientation and furthe…

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‘Friendly faces’ key to success at Northampton’s Garage of the Year

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

A business that has been crowned Northampton’s Garage of the Year, as voted for by readers of the Northampton Chronicle & Echo, has accredited its success to their ‘friendly faces’ approach. In To…

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Caterpillar further recognises Dayco's quality control processes

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

Just a month after the Suzhou China facility was recognized by Caterpillar and presented with its Platinum Level Supplier Quality Excellence Process certificate, Dayco Europe SRL has been awarded the …

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HELLA highlights its air quality sensor range

Date: Thursday 03 September 2020

Many modern vehicles now have air quality sensors installed for the benefit of the driver. Mounted directly in the intake duct, the function of the sensor is to detect pollutants, such as carbon monox…

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DENSO extends its webinar programme

Date: Friday 28 August 2020

The continuing popularity of DENSO Aftermarket’s webinar programme has once again been proved, as the original equipment (OE) component and system supplier has added yet more modules and dates to its …

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Sponsor Link: Impression

Date: Friday 28 August 2020

Impression solves a number of problems for businesses by increasing brand and company awareness, increasing leads and sales, and ensuring they are leading, as well as participating, in discussions rel…

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August new to range additions

Date: Friday 28 August 2020

Dayco’s commitment to the independent sector means it is constantly bringing relevant additions into its range to ensure that workshops have the parts they need, when they need them. As a result, it h…

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Four new trucks for Exol fleet

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

A further four Scania trucks have been added to Exol Lubricants’ ever-growing fleet, enabling it to efficiently meet ongoing customer demand in comfort and style. The additions include two new trucks …

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DVSA staff to wear ‘bodycams’ during garage visits

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

The DVSA is to roll out body-worn cameras to reduce physical and verbal assaults to all its frontline enforcement staff. The cameras, which are being rolled out across the country, will be worn by DVS…

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Alex Gelbcke to step in as the new CEO of Fource

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

Starting September 1, 2020, the management team of LKQ Europe and Fource welcomes Alex Gelbcke, a well-known and highly respected automotive industry veteran. There will be a transition period until t…

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Leeds Clean Air Zone suspended for the foreseeable future

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

The CAZ, which was due to start in January, was originally delayed in March. However, the council has recently announced a further suspension to the plans following significant improvements to air pol…

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New UK HGV registrations fall -73.4% in Q2 2020

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

The UK’s new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market fell -73.4% in the second quarter of 2020, with 4,151 units registered, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (S…

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Coping with grief: Support available from Ben

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

In the lead up to National Grief Awareness Day this coming Sunday, Ben is sharing advice on how people can look after themselves and others during a bereavement, which, whether expected or a complete …

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HR Updates

HELLA and MINTH establish new joint venture in China

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

HELLA and the MINTH Group have announced a joint venture, which will be funded equally. The company, HELLA MINTH Jiaxing Automotive Parts Co. Ltd., will promote the development, production and marketi…

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HMRC webinar: expense claims from employees working from home

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

HMRC have organised webinars to assist employers who, over the past few months, have asked employees to work from home – sometimes providing mobile phones and internet access to help them. For more in…

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HR Updates

First place honours for Team Carlube Triple R Racing

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

Carlube Triple R Racing Mac Tools backed Adam Morgan took honours at Oulton Park in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship in a thrilling final race in Cheshire.The Morganator led from start to…

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Second place for Crawford earns podium place for Lucas Oil

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

Red Bull Junior driver Jak Crawford took second place in Race Three of the ADAC Formel 4 event at The Nurburgring, in Germany, last time out (14-16 Aug 2020). He raced his #52 Lucas Oil associate-spon…

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LIQUI MOLY becomes title sponsor of the MotoGP race in Teruel, Spain

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

The German motor oil and additive producer LIQUI MOLY will remain the exclusive lubricant supplier for the Moto2 and Moto3 motorcycle racing series until 2023. What is more, the company also secured t…

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Volta Zero full electric commercial vehicle to be launched online on 3 September 2020

Date: Thursday 27 August 2020

Volta Trucks has confirmed that the full-electric Volta Zero will be revealed at an online launch event at 10:00 BST on Thursday 3 September 2020. As the first purpose-built full electric large commer…

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Key parts expands its braking range

Date: Wednesday 26 August 2020

In 2012, First Line Ltd introduced its pure and simple range of components under the respected Key Parts brand. It was, and remains a competitively priced alternative to the First Line and Borg & …

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Product News

Daimler loses ruling in German patent dispute with Nokia

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

Nokia Oyj has won a court ruling in a patent dispute with Daimler, giving the Finnish company leverage in a long-running fight over mobile technology in vehicles. Daimler, owner of the Mercedes-Benz b…

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UK government announces Automated Lane Keeping System call for evidence

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

The UK is taking steps forward in automated technology in vehicles with the launch of a call for evidence on 18 August 2020 to help shape how innovative new systems could be used in future on GB roads…

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Automechanika launch survey

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

Messe Frankfurt, the organisers of the Automechanika trade shows have seen how the COVID-19 pandemic has already highlighted the need and benefits of being flexible and adjusting to ever-changing mark…

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COVID-19 Support: Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

As part of the government’s commitment to supporting the self-employed through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, HMRC have developed a new webinar to explain the range of financial support that may…

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New type approval legislation gets go ahead in UK

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

One of the key pieces of legislation that the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has lobbied for over the past few years has been Type Approval Regulation (EU) 2018/858. This key pie…

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EVA calls for 2030 ban

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

The Electric Vehicle Association (EVA) England is urging the government to bring forward the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles to 2030. The government is in the process of analysing fe…

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NEW alternator in AS-PL offer A6621S

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A6621S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts announces campaign to help garages sell more added value services

Date: Thursday 20 August 2020

The UK’s leading distributor of car and LCV parts has developed a new Garage Services offering to help independent garages increase revenue and boost customer retention and satisfaction. Garage Servic…

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Fast, inexpensive, flexible - MAHLE introduces new modular filter concept for the fuel cell

Date: Wednesday 19 August 2020

MAHLE has developed two standardized air filter solutions for fuel cells. Thanks to this new modular approach, MAHLE is able to significantly reduce development times and costs,with developers now hav…

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How to check if your OE brake pad is manufactured by Ferodo®

Date: Wednesday 19 August 2020

Ferodo® have launched a YouTube video where a Garage Gurus technician explains how to check if a vehicle’s original equipment (OE) brake pads were made by Ferodo®. The information on the back of the b…

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DVSA Beat the Rush campaign update

Date: Wednesday 19 August 2020

DVSA launched its Beat the Rush campaign on 31 July to encourage motorists who received an MOT exemption until autumn to get their test done this August. The campaign is going well and has gained nati…

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New online catalogue for NSK automotive aftermarket parts

Date: Tuesday 18 August 2020

NSK has launched an online product catalogue that spans the portfolio of its wheel bearing kits for the automotive aftermarket (AAM). Placing the entire range of NSK ProKIT solutions at the fingertips…

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VARTA® join The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA)

Date: Tuesday 18 August 2020

VARTA are pleased to announce that they have joined The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) in the UK. Technical Sales Manager at VARTA, Andy Cook, has confirmed the new assoc…

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IAAF receives confirmation vehicle scrappage scheme will not go ahead

Date: Friday 14 August 2020

IAAF has received confirmation from BEIS (Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) that the government has no plans to introduce a vehicle scrappage scheme. Since the idea of a vehic…

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Truck diagnosis tool proves popular

Date: Thursday 13 August 2020

A new truck diagnosis tool has found success within the commercial vehicle repair sector, with customers praising it for its wide vehicle parc coverage, competitive price and ease of use. The new Laun…

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Aftermarket recalls and market surveillance key topics for online session

Date: Thursday 13 August 2020

IAAF members will have the opportunity to hear from the DVSA to learn more about managing recalls and how market surveillance affects the industry in an upcoming IAAF Zoom meeting on Tuesday 22nd Sept…

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ZF Ecolife helps optimise fuel consumption with latest transmission technology

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

Latest figures from vehicle fuel trials show that buses, coaches and fleets are benefitting from significantly reduced fuel consumption thanks to ZF’s highly innovative EcoLife automatic transmission …

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Consultation on Operation Brock Enforcement Powers

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

The Department for Transport (DfT) wants to hear your views on proposed revisions to Operation Brock enforcement powers. These have been developed with help from the Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) and in…

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Importing goods from January 2021: The UK Global Tariff

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

The UK has left the EU. The transition period will end on 31 December this year and the UK will leave the single market and customs union. Businesses should take action now to start preparing for new …

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