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Do you want your brand to get noticed?

Date: Friday 18 September 2020

Ad Bell Group’s, AdB team can help. The team has considerable expertise in retail, office and commercial signage, making sure they advise of all the options available whilst listening to your ideas an…

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ECOBAT Battery Technologies upgrades its fleet

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

ECOBAT Battery Technologies (ECOBAT) has upgraded and added to its fleet of delivery vehicles. The new vehicles will be responsible for delivering batteries from all 16 of ECOBAT’s sites across the UK…

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Yuasa to give away free snack pack with battery orders

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Yuasa have launched a free snack pack scheme for the trade. Workshops and technicians can now get their hands on a pack full of tasty treats every time they purchase Yuasa batteries from participating…

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Vips Becomes F2 VIP for Lucas Oil in Italy

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

DAMS driver Jüri Vips secured the first podium of his FIA Formula 2 Championship career in the Sprint Race during round 9 in Mugello (Italy). It sealed an impressive 16 points haul in the Lucas Oil-sp…

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New, ambitious aftermarket distributor joins IAAF

Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed recently formed independent motor factor, ASAP Auto Spares and Parts, to its membership. Trading since September 2018, ASAP has br…

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Do you insure your trade credit risks against non-payment?

Date: Friday 11 September 2020

FinCred IS offer advice and expertise to IAAF members on trade credit risks. As an independent trade credit insurance broker, FinCred IS have developed three trade credit insurance solutions exclusive…

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Dayco Automotive Spain joins the party

Date: Thursday 10 September 2020

Hard on the heels of Dayco China and Dayco Europe in Italy, with their respective Caterpillar Supplier Quality Excellence Process recertifications, comes Dayco Automotive Espana, which has been awarde…

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LKQ Europe Welcomes Andras Lorincz as CEO for the Company’s Central and Eastern European Business

Date: Thursday 10 September 2020

In November 2020, Andras Lorincz will join LKQ Europe bringing in-depth regional and global industry experience with him. Based in Prague, Czech Republic, Andras Lorincz will become CEO of LKQ Europe’…

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ECOBAT Battery Technologies – Ireland

Date: Thursday 10 September 2020

ECOBAT Battery Technologies (ECOBAT) has been serving the UK aftermarket for nearly 70 years, although the company was founded as Manchester Batteries in 1952 by Harry Pemberton in Abergele, North Wal…

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Textar brakes key as truck racer Newell enjoys winning weekend

Date: Thursday 10 September 2020

Newell & Wright Motorsport driver John Newell raced through the grid at the first British Truck Racing Association (BTRA) weekend at Donington, with Textar brakes proving the difference. Textar br…

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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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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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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Comment on latest SMMT used car sales figures

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

In response to the used car sales data recently released by SMMT, Andy Hamilton, CEO at LKQ Euro Car Parts, has voiced his views on the implications of the data. “We expected to see sales pick up in J…

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Newell & Wright gear up for BTRC return

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

After a delayed start, the British Truck Racing Association (BTRA) Championship is set to kickstart on the weekend of August 22nd and 23rd at Donington Park, and Newell & Wright Motorsport are kee…

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E-Motive Online joins growing membership

Date: Wednesday 12 August 2020

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is continuing to grow month on month and has welcomed parts and accessories multichannel platform and specialist services provider, E-Motive On…

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A global brand back on the motorsport scene

Date: Friday 07 August 2020

As part of its ongoing awareness campaign, ECOBAT Battery Technologies (ECOBAT), the pan-European business behind Lucas Batteries, has catapulted the globally recognised brand back into the limelight …

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LIQUI MOLY to become official sponsor of the Hahnenkamm Races in Kitzbühel

Date: Thursday 06 August 2020

The German motor oil and additive producer LIQUI MOLY will be involved in alpine ski events, the world-famous Hahnenkamm Races, on the notorious Streif racecourse between 2021 and 2025.At a press conf…

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LIQUI MOLY main prize Hyundai i30 N goes to Austria

Date: Thursday 06 August 2020

Luca Engstler, driver for LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler in the TCR International Series and Peter Baumann, Marketing Director at LIQUI MOLY, handed over the new Hyundai i30 N in the LIQUI MOLY racing desig…

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Slick win for DAMS F2 Lucas Oil car at Silverstone

Date: Wednesday 05 August 2020

Defending F2 Championship motor racing team DAMS, took its first victory of the season thanks to a lights-to-flag home win by British driver Dan Ticktum, last weekend. After finishing 8th in the Featu…

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Mighty Morgan kick-starts BTCC Campaign

Date: Wednesday 05 August 2020

Adam Morgan started his Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship assault with three top 12 finishes at Donington Park this weekend, as Britain’s premier motor sport championship roared into life.Behi…

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Schaeffler’s REPXPERTS back on the road delivering socially distanced face-to-face training

Date: Wednesday 05 August 2020

Back in May, as the Government took the first steps to ease the lockdown and encourage businesses back to work, Schaeffler was the first out of the blocks to put together and deliver a practical serie…

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Impression appointed as Glen Callum Associates PR agency

Date: Friday 24 July 2020

Specialist automotive, engineering and industrial recruitment agency Glen Callum Associates (GCA) has appointed full-service marketing agency Impression Communications, to help drive its strategy in t…

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Yuasa gear up for the return of BTCC

Date: Friday 24 July 2020

Yuasa are revving up for the much-anticipated return of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Donington Park next weekend (1 – 2 August). After a much-anticipated wait, the two Halfords Yuasa…

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Hengst Filtration acquires the hydraulic filtration business of Bosch Rexroth AG

Date: Friday 24 July 2020

Hengst is about to acquire the hydraulic filtration business of Bosch Rexroth AG. This includes the site in Ketsch (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) with approximately 190 employees and the worldwide sales…

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Dayco reaches out to support those in need

Date: Thursday 23 July 2020

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has once again put its ‘By sharing values, we create value’ philosophy into pract…

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HELLA recognised by General Motors as a 2019 Supplier of the Year winner

Date: Thursday 23 July 2020

Lighting and electronics expert, HELLA, has been named a 2019 Supplier of the Year by General Motors. During a virtual awards ceremony, General Motors recognised 116 of its best suppliers from 15 coun…

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Mondays with Mark - James Onions

Date: Thursday 23 July 2020

In the latest episode of Monday’s with Mark, Mark Field of Impression talks to James Onions, Director of Garage Wire about how the aftermarket media has evolved during the coronavirus pandemic. James …

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LIQUI MOLY in the black during the corona crisis

Date: Wednesday 22 July 2020

The German lubricant company LIQUI MOLY also is not being spared by the global pandemic. Thanks to an aggressive strategy to overcome the crisis, sales had nevertheless grown by the halfway point of t…

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OESAA to distribute 3,000 free garage packs

Date: Friday 17 July 2020

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is supporting the ‘Back on Track’ campaign by promising to distribute 3,000 free ‘Back on Track’ packs of workshop POS and essentials t…

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MAHLE OzonePRO: no chance for germs, viruses, or odors

Date: Thursday 16 July 2020

With its new OzonePRO unit, MAHLE Aftermarket has added a product for the hygienic sanitization of passenger cars, buses, and commercial vehicles to its service unit range. OzonePRO is likely to be of…

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Episode 4 of Monday's with Mark now available

Date: Thursday 16 July 2020

Episode 4 of Monday's with Mark is now available, as Mark Field from Impression speaks to Alex Taylor, founder of AutoAdvisor, about changing driving habits and how AutoAdvisor.co.uk has seen an 88 pe…

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Ticktum takes a second successive F2 podium in the Lucas Oil car

Date: Tuesday 14 July 2020

A second podium in successive rounds last weekend (11-12 July, Austria) confirms the strength of the Lucas Oil-sponsored DAMS Team challenge for the 2020 FIA Formula 2 Championship. Lucas Oil is one o…

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Autotech Recruit CEO joins IMI TechSafe™ sector advisory group to drive up EV training standards

Date: Thursday 09 July 2020

Gavin White, CEO of Autotech Recruit, has joined the Institute of the Motor Industry’s (IMI) TechSafe™ Sector Advisory Group to help drive forward the Electrified Vehicle Professional Standard. The mo…

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Podium Finish Keeps Lucas Oil in Gear

Date: Thursday 09 July 2020

Series rookie Dan Tickum secured third place, ten points and a podium position in the Sprint Race, when the suspended 2020 FIA Formula 2 Championship finally opened at the Red Bull Ring in Austria las…

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DENSO webinars go from strength to strength

Date: Wednesday 08 July 2020

Introduced in response to the coronavirus crisis to provide technicians with ongoing training during the restrictions imposed by the country’s lockdown measures, DENSO Aftermarket’s webinar programme …

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Tenneco recognised by General Motors as a 2019 Supplier of the Year Winner

Date: Friday 03 July 2020

Tenneco Inc.'s Powertrain business group was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during a virtual ceremony honoring the recipients of the company’s 28th annual Supplier of the Year award…

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Autotech Recruit launches FREE OF CHARGE permanent recruitment drive

Date: Thursday 02 July 2020

Autotech Recruit is waiving its permanent recruitment fees for the automotive aftermarket, in a bid to help the industry return to full strength. A Quarter 3 initiative, which will launch on 1st July,…

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GS Yuasa Lithium-ion cells delivered to the International Space Station

Date: Thursday 02 July 2020

GS Yuasa Lithium-ion cells have been delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) for the fourth time. The transfer marks the successful completion of battery deliveries to support a project to …

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Dayco earns Caterpillar Quality Excellence award

Date: Thursday 02 July 2020

Further underlining the inherent quality control standards throughout all its facilities around the world, Dayco’s Suzhou China facility has been recognized as being one of the company’s growing numbe…

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