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Yuasa announce continued partnership with Paul Bird Motorsport as they aim for a third consecutive BSB title

Date: Thursday 29 April 2021

Following a successful maiden season with the Paul Bird Motorsport-run VisionTrack Ducati team last year, Yuasa, the world’s leading battery manufacturer, are delighted to announce the continuation of…

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NGK sponsors Max Coates’ bid to win MINI CHALLENGE title

Date: Thursday 29 April 2021

NGK-sponsored Max Coates is in confident mood on the eve of the 2021 MINI CHALLENGE Championship. The 27-year-old North Yorkshireman is driving for Essex-based Graves Motorsport, a new team to the MIN…

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Autotech Academy announces School of Thought ambassador role

Date: Thursday 29 April 2021

Autotech Academy’s National Careers Manager, Dave Walker, has become the 100th ambassador for School of Thought. The not-for-profit organisation consisting of people from the automotive industry colla…

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IFA appoints Steve Jones as Commercial Manager

Date: Friday 23 April 2021

Due to the continued growth and success of the IFA CV Division the IFA is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Jones into the position of Commercial Manager with immediate effect. Steve has wo…

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Garages Celebrated at Fifth Annual Who Can Fix My Car Awards

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

WhoCanFixMyCar.com are celebrating their fifth annual garage awards and have now connected over three million drivers to local garages across the UK. Although unable to congregate in person at what is…

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Trade group makes submission to CMA

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

The IAAF, is chairing a group that has come together under the banner of UK AFCAR, which has just completed its submission to the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) as a first step towards the …

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Yuasa reveal first photos of Matt Edwards’ BRC title challenger in stunning new livery

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

Yuasa have revealed the first pictures of the real-life livery of Matt Edwards’ British Rally Championship Volkswagen Polo R5. The announcement follows the launch of the hugely successful digital Yuas…

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LIQUI MOLY – nine car magazines, ten titles, one brand

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

LIQUI MOLY has recorded larger growth in its export business than in Germany for years. Measured by sales volume however, the domestic market is still the largest. The popularity of the company's prod…

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TechMan to play key part in First Stop network expansion

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

Garage Management System, TechMan is to be offered out to the First Stop network of fast fit centres as part of a brand-new retail value proposition and is set to play a vital part in its plans to gro…

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Textar launches new brake discs for CV market

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

TMD Friction, through its Textar brand, has introduced 70 new brake disc references for the commercial vehicle (CV) aftermarket, to meet the demand for optimum braking performance and safety. Textar’s…

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Banner Serves Up An Anniversary Treat To Essex Motor Factors

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

For Essex Motor Factors, when it comes to batteries - car, commercial vehicle, camping and leisure – Banner is quite simply the icing on the cake! So it will come as little surprise to hear that Banne…

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OESAA announces Fil Filter as newest member

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association is delighted to welcome Fil Filter to the organisation, joining a distinguished list of suppliers keen on championing the use of original equip…

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TechMan training and support for life, not just for new garages

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

More than 3,000 vehicle technicians, service advisors and garage owners have now benefitted from TechMan’s advanced training and support programme, developed to ensure garage businesses realise their …

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Get to know more about AS-PL!

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

How many orders per month are pursued by our employees? How has the warehouse space has changed over the years? To how many countries does AS-PL ship its products? You will find the answers to these a…

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Schaeffler is named as one of the United Nations’ 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Schaeffler Group has been selected as one of the 50 worldwide Sustainability & Climate Leaders of the United Nations (UN) on the occasion of its 75th anniversary. The common objective of this init…

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NSK, the driving force behind NWG

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

The NSK plant in Munderkingen, Germany, specialises in manufacturing the company’s full range of double row ball bearings, around 30% of which carry the NWG (Neuweg) branding. Double row ball bearings…

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Audrey Harling named Group Vice President and General Manager, Tenneco DRiV Motorparts, EMEA

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Tenneco has announced that Audrey Harling has been appointed group vice president and general manager, DRiVTM Motorparts, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). She succeeds Andrew Sexton who has be…

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Automechanika Birmingham appoints new Sales Director

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

To continue delivering successful events in the automotive aftermarket, Messe Frankfurt, organisers of Automechanika Birmingham, has appointed Grant Elrick as the company’s new Sales Director. Elrick …

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Ben offers advice on building resilience

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Lockdown has been difficult for many of us, for lots of different reasons. In full lockdown things might have felt more certain or predictable, as the rules were clearer. But now that lockdown restric…

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HR Updates

Are you in control of your remote sales team? - advice from sales-i

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

IAAF member sales-i has developed advice for businesses as remote working is now embedded in most sales operations, as it is essential to ensure that teams have the right tools and approach. The pande…

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Motul announces new partnership with mythical classic event: Silverstone Classic

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Motul has announced an exciting new multi-year partnership with the biggest retro racing festival in the world. Each summer, The Classic celebrates 100 years of motor sport history with huge grids pac…

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Pylon Manufacturing Corporation promote Martyn Holt

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Following further expansion within Western Europe, Pylon Manufacturing Corporation are pleased to confirm the announcement that Martyn Holt has been promoted from Director of Sales to General Manager …

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Gates webinars

Date: Friday 16 April 2021

Gates are hosting a series of monthly webinars to cover Technical/Product Training across our ranges. They are open to both distributors and repairers. This months focus is ‘Coolant Hose’ with the ses…

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GR Motosport and LKQ Euro Car Parts drive partnership into 2021 Bennetts British Superbike Championship

Date: Friday 16 April 2021

GR Motosport has announced an extended partnership with LKQ Euro Car Parts for the 2021 Bennetts British Superbike Championship, featuring as ‘Team LKQ Euro Car Parts Kawasaki’, with young gun Storm S…

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HELLA significantly improves earnings in a challenging industry environment

Date: Friday 16 April 2021

International automotive supplier HELLA has developed well in a challenging industry environment that is still suffering from the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic and bottlenecks in the global…

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LIQUI MOLY with strongest month in the company’s history

Date: Friday 16 April 2021

LIQUI MOLY is still growing fast: The oil and additive specialist increased its turnover in March to 65 million euro, a rise of 19 percent compared to the same month in the previous year. “We are now …

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MAHLE introduces new filters for future mobility

Date: Friday 16 April 2021

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has introduced new filtration references for electric and hybrid vehicles. The additions include 75 cabin filters for electric vehicles and 125 cabin filters, 55 oil filters, 75 a…

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Product News

CARUSO releases multi-brand marketplace evolution

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

CARUSO has released a completely reworked version of its data marketplace. This evolution not only incorporates feedback from customers, but also reflects the huge amount of achievements CARUSO accomp…

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Industry News

LIQUI MOLY extends partnership with MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

MB Motorsport accelerated by Blue Square are pleased to announce the continuation of its partnership with premium automotive chemicals manufacturer, LIQUI MOLY. With a globally-renowned reputation, LI…

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OESAA: Autoinform Live 2021 to take place in November

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is delighted to reveal that Autoinform Live 2021 is due to take place on the 6th and 7th November at the GTG Training Academy in Wolver…

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Aftermarket urged to adopt a blended approach to training in recent webinar

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

The latest in the Automotive Aftermarket Webinar Series, launched by auto:resource from Automechanika Birmingham, has proven popular, with discussions focusing on The Future of Automotive Training and…

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Industry News

New WAI Electric Atomiser helps businesses return to ‘new normal’

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

As the UK heads out of lockdown, WAI UK is continuing to offer reassurance and encourage safe and responsible trade with the launch of its new Steri-7 Electric Atomiser. The innovative tool provides t…

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Product News

Fueltone are delighted to announce the appointment of Graham Knight as Advisor to the Board

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

Fueltone is strengthening its Board to include a third new member who is very experienced and well regarded in the automotive aftermarket. He is Graham Knight and he joins Mark Greenwood and Malcolm R…

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Colin Fyles, RIP

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

It was with great sadness that the IAAF learned that Colin Fyles passed away suddenly on Monday 12th April 2021. Colin had worked within the financial and credit industry for more than 40 years and lo…

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

The IAAF's legal helpline partner, Lawgistics, have previously given advice about the Gender Pay Gap Reporting. Organisations with 250 or more employees will be required to report annually on their ge…

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HR Updates

“Issues with Brexit have improved already” says BM Catalysts

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

UK manufacturer and exporter of catalytic converters, DPFs and front pipes, BM Catalysts, says “Brexit caused chaos in January, February was better than January and March was back to pre-pandemic leve…

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AS-PL launch social campaign "Be responsible! Keep your hands on the wheel"

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

On Thursday, April 1, AS-PL launched their campaign: “Be responsible! Keep your hands on the wheel ” in cooperation with ODTJ Autodrom Pomorze. It was set up following research conducted by the Police…

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TecAlliance simplifies management of trading group meetings for suppliers

Date: Thursday 15 April 2021

Parts manufacturers dealing with international trading groups often struggle to adequately prepare meetings at big ITG events. TecAlliance, one of the world’s leading data specialists for the digital …

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EAG maintains its ISO accreditation

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) is thrilled to announce its ISO-accreditation has been renewed, following an audit by National Quality Assurance. EAG first secured its ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and I…

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ZF Aftermarket Celebrates Global Remanufacturing Day 2021

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

Offering greater efficiency and using fewer resources, while maintaining the highest standards of performance, under its OE quality brand portfolio which includes Sachs and TRW, ZF Aftermarket remanuf…

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40 years of Brake Engineering celebrated on Global Reman Day

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

In line with Global Reman Day on 8th April, Brake Engineering is celebrating its 40th year of remanufacturing, as it continues to offer its ‘Original Aftermarket’ promise to provide the industry with …

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Euro Car Parts sets wheels in motion for sustainable future with EV trial

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

As part of its ongoing commitment to decarbonisation, LKQ Euro Car Parts has launched an electric vehicle (EV) trial on the Isle of Wight. The trial will see an electric Vauxhall Vivaro and an electri…

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Motul to become official lubricants partner to British F4

Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

Motul has been unveiled as the official lubricants partner to the F4 British Championship certified by FIA – powered by Ford EcoBoost. The agreement, which sees Motul join the series’ highly respected…

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New starter S5469S in AS-PL offer

Date: Friday 09 April 2021

Another new starter has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The starter has an index number S5469S and is the product of the AS brand. The starter belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and starts rate…

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Product News

Delphi Technologies is first-to-market with OE-spec brake pads for new Citroën and SsangYong models

Date: Friday 09 April 2021

Delphi Technologies has continued its first-to-market brake pad offensive with two more applications now available to the aftermarket. The company has announced that new OE-specification brake pads ar…

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Product News

Lesjofors launch 35 new coil spring references

Date: Friday 09 April 2021

Lesjofors Springs are pleased to announce the introduction of a further 35 coil springs into their market-leading range. All new-to-range springs will be available progressively over the coming weeks.…

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OSRAM shines a light on new additions for 2021

Date: Friday 09 April 2021

Automotive OE lighting specialist, OSRAM, has released its latest ‘Light Range’ catalogue for 2021, offering customers a first look at its new-to-range products, including its LEDriving SL collection.…

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Shaftec now offers five year 60k mile warranty on driveshafts & CV joints

Date: Friday 09 April 2021

Shaftec has announced that from 1st April 2021 the warranty terms for its driveshafts and CV Joints will be extended from 24 month or 24,000 miles to five years or 60,000 miles. This applies to both r…

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GaraShield ‘must-have’ tool for independent garages, says Hayley Pells of Avia Autos

Date: Friday 09 April 2021

GaraShield, the new digital workflow platform exclusively distributed from TMD Friction, offers garages the ability to manage the complete customer and vehicle workshop journey, leading to increased e…

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Bettaparts acquired by Juratek

Date: Thursday 08 April 2021

Braking specialist Juratek Ltd has acquired Bradford-based independent distributor Bettaparts Ltd. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Bettaparts will remain at its Bradford site, serving its e…

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