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FAI Automotive advises on common valve clearance issue

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

FAI Automotive has released advice on a common issue with the Mitsubishi 4D56/T, offering tips on valve clearance, recommending that essential adjustment between the valve and rocker arm is necessary.…

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Ben: Summertime support

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Here's what some people in the automotive industry have said after contacting Ben for support... “I was reluctant to call Ben - typical man, not asking for help… but I did and after the first few minu…

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HR Updates

IAAF joins global automotive Right to Repair movement

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has joined other global association leaders to support the critical global Right to Repair movement by signing the new right to repair position…

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Launch Tech UK reveals latest evolution of Smoke leak detection equipment

Date: Friday 11 August 2023

Vehicle diagnostics and workshop equipment specialist Launch Tech UK has unveiled the latest iterations of its popular Smoke 1 and Smoke 2 diagnostic leak detection product line. Both essential tools …

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IAAF adds to conference speaker roster

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has revealed the latest speaker to join the roster for its annual conference, being held on Thursday 7 December 2023 at Double Tree by Hilton, …

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Motul goes to the movies!

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

Motul is proud to be featured in one of this summer’s big movie releases – Gran Turismo - which is based on the real-life story of how the Sony PlayStation top-selling game turned the dream of gamers …

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Diesel Technic Italia S.R.L. opens second location

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

With this second logistics location, Diesel Technic Italia S.R.L. further optimises its service offering and thus guarantees even faster deliveries, especially for southern Italy and the islands. The …

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NEOLUX introduces new bulb stand

Date: Thursday 10 August 2023

To further assist technicians and factors to maximise space and easily see what bulbs they have in stock, NEOLUX has introduced a new bulb stand. OSRAM’s competitively priced and high quality bulb bra…

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Indulge in a delicious duo: GS Yuasa sweeten the deal with Tunnock’s biscuits

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

GS Yuasa, the globally renowned Japanese battery manufacturer and UK market leader, is set to continue its highly successful partnership with Tunnock's, the iconic confectionery brand. As part of the …

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Shaftec Calipers: Quality, Availability & Range Still Main Drivers for Success

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Quality, availability and range are still the main drivers for caliper customers across the UK and European aftermarket, says Shaftec. The Drive. Steer. Stop expert also stands by its core business mo…

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Independent workshops set to benefit from Maverick Diagnostics’ distribution of LOKI Tesla diagnostic tool

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Last year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders ranked Tesla’s Model Y and 3 as the UK’s most popular electric cars, with more than 35,000 and almost 20,000 vehicles sold respectively. As Te…

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You’re a winner every time you fit NTK parts

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Members of Niterra UK Ltd’s BoxClever independent garage loyalty scheme are receiving double points for NTK sensors and EGR valve boxes banked in a fantastic new promotion. They will obtain the points…

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Great Britain wins silver in Poland

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

The Great Britain Speedway team – which is sponsored by Niterra UK Ltd – has narrowly failed to become World champions after being pipped to the title by Poland at the Monster Energy FIM Speedway Worl…

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AvailableCar workshops gain with structured Delphi training

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Used car supermarket group, AvailableCar has embarked on a continual development programme with Delphi, investing in the upskilling of its workshop technicians as the vehicles it processes continue to…

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PartsInMotion.co.uk announces MAHLE as new supplier

Date: Monday 07 August 2023

Online parts supplier PartsInMotion.co.uk has announced it has added MAHLE Aftermarket’s leading air conditioning product range to its product portfolio to offer technicians the best brands in the mar…

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IAAF Exclusive: GCA’s recruitment partnership with HGV Direct

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

Mark Field, chief executive of IAAF, recently sat down with Kayleigh Bradley, senior recruitment consultant at Glen Callum Associates to find out about the recruitment specialist’s recent partnership …

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GSF media statement

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

GSF Car Parts statement has issued a statement in response to the completion of the acquisition of Uni-Select on 1 August 2023. GSF Car Parts President and COO Sukhbir Kapoor said: “GSF Car Parts will…

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UK Government announces extension of CE mark recognition for businesses

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) has announced an indefinite extension to the use of CE marking for businesses, applying to 18 regulations owned by DBT. This comes as part of a wider packag…

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Industry News

Heavy vehicle brake test data published

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

DVSA have published the data that sits behind the heavy vehicles brake codes (DTP Numbers) used for Roller Brake Testing during their annual test. Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV), Public service Vehicles (…

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North East to benefit from new funding for hydrogen transport

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

Airports and supermarket deliveries could become greener and more efficient thanks to a £8 million government competition to support hydrogen-powered transport in the North East, grow the economy and …

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Make sure you are working safely with DSE

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

All employers must protect workers from the health risks of working with display screen equipment (DSE). Incorrect use of DSE or poorly designed workstations or work environments can lead to pain in n…

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Free webinar – MSDs and whole body-vibration from driving: manage the risk to your workforce

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

This free webinar will focus on how to effectively manage the risk of MSDs and whole-body vibration from driving. Date:  25 September 2023, 10.30 - 11.30am It is aimed at fleet managers, health and sa…

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NAPA Racing UK supports the Race Against Dementia

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

NAPA Racing UK will be celebrating our 50th BTCC race in Race 2 at Knockhill on Sunday 13th August 2023. To celebrate, we have something very exciting planned for our dedicated fans. Knockhill holds a…

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Charlie stars at the Nürburgring

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

NGK ambassador Charlie Martin claimed another class podium in round three of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe championship at the iconic Nürburgring GP circuit after racing from last place to third…

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TecRMI: What the Fix?! Suzuki Ignis II (MH); 1.3; kW: 69: Engine Management

Date: Friday 04 August 2023

Suzuki Ignis II (MH); 1.3; kW: 69: Engine Management Model: Various models, M13A Fault symptoms:- Engine stops after a short run at idle speed.- Another engine start is possible.- A burst of gas at an…

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Product News

Summer months optimal for annual filter changes, says First Line Ltd.

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

First Line Ltd. says the summer months provide the ideal time for technicians to perform annual cabin filter changes, to maintain clean air in-vehicle and keep the air conditioning system running smoo…

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Delphi unveils first-to-market EV brake pads for Ford Mustang Mach-E

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

Rear brake pads for the Ford Mustang Mach-E 07/2020> have been unveiled as the latest first-to-market release from Delphi. The Ford Mustang Mach-E was developed from the ground up as an all-electri…

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Shaftec range extension hits the marque

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

Shaftec will introduce a further 38 caliper references and four new driveshafts to its ever-growing portfolio in August. In line with the Drive. Steer. Stop expert’s market philosophy, these new to ra…

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Strengthen defences against summer storms with new wiper blades, says First Line Ltd.

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

As a leading aftermarket supplier of automotive parts and equipment, First Line Ltd. is reminding drivers and technicians to stay on top of the condition of wiper blades, even during months with typic…

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New motor oil for Mazda and Toyota models: LIQUI MOLY Special Tec AA 0W-8

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

The development of new lubricants continues at full speed. LIQUI MOLY is launching its thinnest motor oil to date on the market with the Special Tec AA 0W-8. “It offers the absolute maximum in fuel sa…

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Bewley leads Great Britain to Speedway World final

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

Dan Bewley has led the Niterra UK Ltd-backed Great Britain team to the final of the Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup after the Lions powered to victory at semi-final 1 in Wroclaw. Cumbrian racer …

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JURATEK unveils new-to-range highlights

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

Braking supplier, JURATEK, has revealed its latest new-to-range references, with 20 new part numbers introduced to its leading product portfolio to meet increased demand. The latest high-quality braki…

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LIQUI MOLY presents optimized bicycle product line

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

LIQUI MOLY has over 65 years of lubrication experience with automobiles. The traditional Ulm-based company has been transferring this knowledge to all two-wheelers for some time now – both with and wi…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts launches new trade website

Date: Monday 31 July 2023

National motor factor, Arnold Clark Autoparts, has launched a brand new trade website for all trade businesses in the UK, including customers at Arnold Clark Autoparts hub sites, to offer 24/7 access …

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SMP Europe brings automotive industry to global sport display with corporate hospitality

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

Engine management specialist SMP Europe has successfully enhanced its customer experience with the use of its corporate hospitality suite, bringing the automotive aftermarket to the Ice Hockey World C…

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Government launches review of DVLA to strengthen agency for the future

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

The government has launched an independent review of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) so that it can continue to provide excellent customer-focused digital services to keep drivers and v…

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IAAF expands membership with NRF

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has extended its roster of members with the addition of manufacturer and leading supplier of automotive aftermarket parts and industrial coolin…

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HGV Direct enhances its recruitment strategy with GCA partnership

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

HGV Direct has announced an exclusive partnership agreement with Glen Callum Associates (GCA), who will be managing the parts distributor’s recruitment by providing a specialist package that includes …

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Kevan Wooden, chief commercial officer, LKQ Euro Car Parts: The new kids on the block

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

Which country manufactures more vehicles than anywhere else? If you guessed Japan or Germany, then you’d have been wrong. It is China. A particular strength is in EVs where BYD (Build Your Dreams) is …

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IAAF launches Regional Meetings

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

IAAF is launching a series of regional meetings, taking the Federation’s work and that of its members and service providers out to the wider membership. More details will be released next week but IAA…

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Hills Numberplates joins IAAF membership

Date: Friday 28 July 2023

Manufacturer of number plate components, registration plates and number plate production systems, Hills Numberplates, has joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) membership. Th…

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PartsInMotion.co.uk encourages filter replacement this summer

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023

With the warmer weather officially here, now is a good time to consider replacement of air and cabin filters, says online parts retailer PartsInMotion.co.uk, to ensure the air inside a vehicle is as c…

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Schaeffler REPXPERT Academy Live returns to Greater Manchester in October

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023

Schaeffler has announced the date of its next REPXPERT Academy Live roadshow, which will take place at Tameside College Ashton-under-Lyne on Saturday 21st October 2023. Due to the popularity of these …

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MAHLE Aftermarket issues fitment advice on EV and hybrid A/C compressors

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has issued best-practice advice when servicing and replacing electric air conditioning compressors for hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs). MAHLE recognises that the thermal manage…

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MAHLE updates air conditioning maintenance range

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has unveiled its latest range revamp in its popular air conditioning maintenance product portfolio, as it continues to meet increased demand. MAHLE’s latest ArcticPRO ACX Line has…

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Textar launches new premium brake pad and disc references

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023

Braking specialist TMD Friction UK has introduced three new brake discs and one new brake pad to its premium Textar brand range. TMD Friction UK constantly monitors the aftermarket to develop high qua…

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Mintex expands brake disc product range

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023

Braking specialist TMD Friction UK has introduced six new brake disc references to its renowned Mintex braking brand product line. TMD Friction UK’s ongoing commitment to research and development has …

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DENSO explores solid oxide electrolysis cell technology to produce green hydrogen

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023

Through a pilot programme, the DENSO Corporation plans to use a SOEC*1 (Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell), a device developed by the company that produces green hydrogen through electrolysis of high-temp…

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First Line Ltd. range expansion introduces 29 references

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023

Automotive aftermarket specialist First Line Ltd. has released details of its latest new-to-range parts, with 29 new references introduced across various high-end product lines. With new parts introdu…

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MJAllen Automotive recognised as TecDoc® Premier Data Supplier

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023

MJAllen Automotive, part of engineering expert MJAllen Group, has been awarded TecDoc® Premier Data Supplier status by world-leading automotive aftermarket data company TecAlliance. The renewed status…

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