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LIQUI MOLY remains loyal to the MercedesCup

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

Quality and continuity characterize LIQUI MOLY. This applies to the lubricant brand’s products and services as well as to its sponsorship – including the MercedesCup. The German company will support t…

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Newly wrapped vans for Hella Gutmann Solutions

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

Diagnostic experts, Hella Gutmannn Solutions (HGS), has wrapped its vans with the company’s iconic branding, linking it with its well-known ADAS specialist knowledge. The vans were wrapped at the end …

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ZF Aftermarket supplies chassis parts for numerous LCV models

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

High mileage, heavy loads, constant use – the light commercial vehicle is the automotive workhorse. With this class of vehicle subjected to considerable pressure and stress, together with the average …

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Product News

Autoelectro New to Range Stop-Start Starter Motors

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

Autoelectro have introduced three New to Range Starter Motors that incorporate “Stop-Start” technology for the Seat Exeo 2.0 2011-2013 (AEY2685), Mitsubishi Colt (Forfour) (AEY3828) and Range Rover 3.…

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Delphi Technologies launches new Hartridge DPF cleaning machine for light and medium duty applications

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

Delphi Technologies is leveraging its Original Equipment expertise as a global provider of pioneering propulsion technologies, to launch the Hartridge DPF200 Master. The latest addition to its highly …

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Lucas Oil Confirmed as British Drift Championship Partner

Date: Friday 06 March 2020

The British Drift Championship (BDC) has confirmed Lucas Oil as the exclusive oil and additives brand for the new 2020 season. “BDC’s professionalism has helped drift racing to become one of the UK’s …

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Comline cabin filters - stay protected

Date: Friday 06 March 2020

Independent British brand, Comline, have announced the launch of a new campaign focusing on the importance of cabin and activated carbon filters. Renowned for its comprehensive range of all makes filt…

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International Women’s Day and the IAAF

Date: Friday 06 March 2020

To coincide with International Women's Day on Sunday 8 March, Wendy Williamson, CEO of the IAAF, and Hayley Pells, owner of Avia Autos and a speaker at the 2019 IAAF Conference, have both issued quote…

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TMD Friction CV wins IFA supplier of the year award

Date: Monday 02 March 2020

TMD Friction CV has won CV supplier of the year 2019 at the Independent Motor Trade Factors Associated (IMTFA) annual gala dinner dance and awards ceremony at the K Club in Country Kildare, Ireland. T…

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Walker Products joins IAAF

Date: Friday 07 February 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has kickstarted 2020 by welcoming manufacturer, supplier and distributor of engine management components, Walker Products, to its growing membe…

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AS-PL plans for exhibitions in 2020

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

AS-PL will participate in the most important industry exhibitions in 2020. TTM Automotive Technology Fair &ndash, Poznan, Poland Automotive Technology Fair (TTM) will take place on 26-29 March, an…

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Autoelectro new to range “Smart Charge” alternators

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

Autoelectro have introduced 3 new to range Alternators that incorporate &ldquo,Smart Charge&rdquo, technology for the Mercedes C class 1.6 (AEK4048), the Toyota Rav-4 2.0 (AEK3942) and the Kia Sportag…

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Product News

Melett grows partnership with Universal Turbos

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

Melett, the leading UK supplier of precision engineered turbochargers and parts, has expanded its partnership with specialist turbo repairer Universal Turbos.  , Universal Turbos, based in Hampshi…

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New alternator in AS-PL offer (2)

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A6537S 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

The Parts Alliance partners with Petronas to supply the Petronas Syntium with °COOLTECH™ range to the independent aftermarket

Date: Wednesday 05 February 2020

The Parts Alliance has announced its long-term partnership with Petronas Lubricants International as its supplier of premium oil. , &ldquo,Petronas has immense potential for our branches and we …

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Autoparts UK launches new Padtech Fitting Centre Programme

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Autoparts UK has launched a new Padtech brake pad Fitting Centre Programme for independent garages. , The Padtech brake pad brand, exclusively available to independent garages from Autoparts UK,…

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Comline adds brake calipers to award-winning friction portfolio

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Aftermarket experts, Comline, have further bolstered their award-winning friction portfolio by adding an all-new range of high-quality calipers to their line-up. , Complementing the brand&rsquo,s …

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Product News

New uprated performance clutch kit introduced by National Auto Parts (1)

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

National Auto Parts has launched its first ever uprated performance clutch kit, with plans to continue to develop the range throughout 2020. , Fitting all Subaru Impreza 6 speed with the turbo c…

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NGK announces exciting motorcycle racing sponsorship

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Motorcycle racing supporter NGK is to sponsor the 2020 Massingberd-Mundy Kawasaki team. Over the past five seasons, Team Green has become a name synonymous with racing success in the UK, and a host …

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No ‘brake’ for National Auto Parts’ continued expansion

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Leading UK clutch and brake specialist, National Auto Parts, is not slowing down with its range extensions after adding a further eight brake pads to its ever-expanding portfolio. , The latest b…

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SMP Europe rebrands for next phase of growth

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

Standard Motor Products Europe has rebranded to SMP Europe to reflect the company&rsquo,s continued growth and development in the automotive industry. , The move to the new branding is designed …

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ZF Aftermarket: Why is changing the brake fluid so important?

Date: Monday 03 February 2020

High-quality brake fluid is crucial in ensuring that the brakes can function properly. With this in mind, the experts at ZF Aftermarket recommend workshops regularly remind their customers to drop in …

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Autoparts UK launches new Padtech Fitting Centre Programme (1)

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

Autoparts UK has launched a new Padtech brake pad Fitting Centre Programme for independent garages. , The Padtech brake pad brand, exclusively available to independent garages from Autoparts UK,…

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Award-winning GS Yuasa Academy proves a hit with PMM (1)

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

The GS Yuasa Academy has received a &lsquo,Top Product&rsquo, award from the trade magazine Professional Motor Mechanic (PMM). The annual awards recognise the products and services that have made wa…

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Exciting promotions from Hella Gutmann Solutions

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

One of the most important developments in the independent aftermarket during the last decade has been the introduction of sophisticated diagnostic tools into the workshop, to make the technician&rsquo…

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LIQUI MOLY Company Magazine, February issue

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

We have just published the new issue of our company magazine &ldquo,Pictures &, Stories&rdquo,. You will see our massive winter sport sponsoring of the past weeks and our involvement in the handbal…

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New Assistant Group Buyer for Autoparts UK

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

Autoparts UK has promoted Steven McKenzie to Assistant Group Buyer, highlighting its commitment to ongoing personnel development and encouraging employee growth from within its current workforce. …

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People News

NGK-sponsored M-Sport in the points in Monte-Carlo

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

M-Sport Ford World Rally Team&rsquo,s Esapekka Lappi and Janne Ferm claimed fourth place at this weekend&rsquo,s Rallye Monte-Carlo &ndash, securing their best Monte result on their FIA World Rally Ch…

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Relentless perfection

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

First Line Ltd and its brands, First Line, Borg &, Beck and Key Parts, are synonymous with availability, premium quality and reliability and have been since the company&rsquo,s inception in 1983. &…

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Product News

The UK leads the way!

Date: Friday 31 January 2020

In July last year, well in advance of the company&rsquo,s other data suppliers, UK-based Comline Group blazed the trail with the latest TecDoc version 3.0 system upgrade, by implementing it into its T…

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AS-PL once again in the ranking of „Gazele Biznesu”

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

The results of the prestigious &ldquo,Gazele Biznesu&rdquo, ranking have been published. The AS-PL has once again been awarded the title of the best developing company. It is prepared by the economic …

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Ben is increasing its mental health services for automotive industry people

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

On Blue Monday, Ben announced it is increasing and enhancing its range of services for automotive industry people who need mental health support. By extending its services, Ben offers more choice for…

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HR Updates

BorgWarner to buy Delphi Technologies in $3.3B deal

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

BorgWarner has agreed to buy Delphi Technologies in a $3.3 billion deal in an effort to expand in a growing market for hybrid and electric vehicles. Delphi shareholders will receive 0.4534 shares of…

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Challenging market environment adversely impacts sales and earnings in first half of fiscal year

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

Amid a slowing economy and a challenging industry environment, global automotive supplier HELLA, reported a decline in sales and earnings in the first half of fiscal year 2019/2020 (1 June to 30 Novem…

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Dayco introduces OE quality thermostats

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has introduced thermostats into its growing portfolio. In keeping with its ongoin…

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LIQUI MOLY continues to grow in spite of problems

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

Despite considerable difficulties, the German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY remains on course for growth. The year 2019 was closed with a record turnover of 569 million euros, an increase of …

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LKQ Corporation Agrees to Sell Two Czech Distributors

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

LKQ Corporation has announced the execution of a definitive agreement to sell its equity interests in two Czech wholesale automotive parts distributors to Swiss Automotive Group AG. Terms of the trans…

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MAHLE Powertrain helps launch new 20KW Aeristech compressor at opening of new headquarters

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

MAHLE Powertrain has helped to launch an innovative new 20kW electric motor at the opening of a new Warwick, UK headquarters for Aeristech, the developer of the world&rsquo,s most power dense and effi…

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New Lead Acid Battery Chapter at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released a new chapter in their series on the 12V Lead Acid Battery: 12V Battery Capacities. This chapter looks at the three most common descriptio…

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TechMan helps ColourSpray Auto Services to improve repair times and business efficiency

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

ColourSpray Auto Services in Wirral has reported significant improvements in both its repair times and its overall efficiency across the business thanks to garage management specialist, TechMan. Hav…

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Yuasa announce the winners of their Win a Bike competition

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

Yuasa, the world&rsquo,s leading battery manufacturer and OE supplier to top motorcycle brands, has now announced the lucky winners of their exciting motorcycle scratchcard competition, which included…

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Yuasa power reigning double British Rally Champion Matt Edwards with launch of title sponsorship and new car

Date: Thursday 30 January 2020

Yuasa, the world&rsquo,s leading battery manufacturer, have become title sponsor of Welshman Matt Edwards and co-driver Darren Garrod, with the unveiling of a stunning new car and livery at Autosport …

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Aftermarket of tomorrow — what does the electric motor mean for independent workshops?

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

The advent of e-mobility is often accompanied by uncertainty for workshops. How much maintenance does an electric motor need? What sort of repair volume can be expected? Which are the common models an…

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Autotech with AS-PL

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

On 13-15 December, one of the most important automotive event in North Africa took place. AS-PL representatives were present at the event. This year's exhibition at International Exhibition Center i…

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Award-winning GS Yuasa Academy proves a hit with PMM

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

The GS Yuasa Academy has received a &lsquo,Top Product&rsquo, award from the trade magazine Professional Motor Mechanic (PMM). The annual awards recognise the products and services that have made wa…

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Chassis check for winter season prevents expensive repairs

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

The vehicles in which we travel are subjected to a great deal of stress, with increasingly long journeys taken as more and more of us take to the road in our free time. In the UK, 2017 saw a boost in …

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DENSO illuminates critical role of oxygen sensors in wide-ranging video

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

DENSO has released a video which explains the vital job in managing emissions and performance that oxygen sensors fulfil. The 10-minute, comprehensive presentation answers some of the key questions re…

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DENSO reveals more than 100 thermal range part number additions

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

DENSO has added 121 original equipment (OE) quality part numbers to its thermal management range. The latest references consist of 39 radiators, 76 condensers and six cabin blowers, which are linked t…

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Hella Gutmann Solutions’ success with WhoCanFixMyCar.com partnership

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

Diagnostics expert, Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) and online car repair marketplace, WhoCanFixMyCar.com, joined forces in August to provide motorists with the best diagnostic solution for their vehicl…

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Latest garage technical evening gears up for winter

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020

Midwest Motor Factors and Monmore Auto Parts have hosted their latest technical evening for independent garages at GTG Wolverhampton. More than 50 garage owners, technicians and apprentices attended…

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