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Ring and OSRAM’s new van hits the road!

Date: Monday 15 May 2023

Ring and OSRAM have added to their fleet of demonstration vans with a second dual branded van that will travel the length and breadth of the country to demonstrate their products and visit new and pot…

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OESAA garage forum member up for Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards gong

Date: Monday 15 May 2023

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is delighted to learn that Oldfields Garage, owned by garage forum member, Tim Benson, has been nominated for the upcoming Automechanik…

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Ringmechanika makes its mark as a must-attend event for customers

Date: Monday 15 May 2023

Ring invited its customers, as well as journalists, to its headquarters in Leeds to showcase its current and new product offering, as well as enjoy a tour of the facilities. Previous Ringmechanika eve…

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MAM Software announces their attendance at Automechanika

Date: Friday 12 May 2023

MAM Software is excited to announce it is attending this year’s Automechanika Birmingham where it will be showcasing the latest developments to its current software and displaying brand new additions …

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Update: IAAF members at Automechanika Birmingham 2023

Date: Thursday 11 May 2023

Various IAAF supplier members will be exhibiting at this year's Automechanika Birmingham which is being held at the NEC Birmingham on 6-8 June 2023. Automechanika Birmingham is the leading trade exhib…

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DENSO and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing continue to push the limits!

Date: Thursday 11 May 2023

Celebrating its ongoing multi-category motorsport successes and long term collaboration with its partner TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, DENSO is hosting a live online event featuring Toyota GR010 HYBRID drivers…

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New focus for IAAF CV

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has appointed Sue McKay, global category manager for commercial vehicles at TMD Friction, onto the Federation’s Council as its new head of the …

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Introducing: RS Automotive Core

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

RS Automotive Core has joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF)’s ever expanding membership. RS Automotive Core are a UK-based buyer and seller of core automotive aftermarket pa…

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Ring announces new Area Sales Manager – Specialist Division

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Scott Colquhoun has recently joined Ring Automotive and will be primarily managing existing accounts for both Ring and Osram brands, while exploring new markets, including the agricultural, builders m…

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Chris wins top sales accolade

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Niterra UK Ltd has named Chris Barrett its 2023 Salesman of the Year. The supplier of NGK ignition parts and NTK vehicle electronic components presented Chris with the award at its end of year confere…

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TecAlliance receives sustainability award

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

TecAlliance, the leading expert for data management and processes in the automotive aftermarket, has again achieved the silver medal in this year's EcoVadis sustainability rating. This puts the data e…

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Lambert and Lindgren on the podium in Croatia

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

The NGK-sponsored quartet of Speedway stars got off to a great start in the 2023 FIM World Championship with all four making the semi-final stage at the first Grand Prix of the season and two making t…

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Brayden forced to miss Superstock round

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

It was a tough weekend for NGK-sponsored DAO Racing team rider Brayden Elliott who was forced to withdraw from Bank Holiday Monday’s Oulton Park Pirelli National Superstock race. Elliott suffered a la…

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WAI warns of increased electric vehicle cable theft

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Rotating electrics supplier and electric vehicle (EV) charging cable specialist, WAI, is urging EV owners to keep an eye on their charging cables following a spate of thefts across the UK. Recent repo…

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Leading suppliers come together to launch unique garage concept proposition

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

LKQ Euro Car Parts, alongside seven other leading suppliers to the aftermarket, has announced the launch of a unique new garage concept to help the industry’s professionals navigate the ever-changing …

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Great Britain Speedway Team partnership

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Niterra UK Ltd – a long-time supporter of Speedway via its NGK ignition brand – has announced it has gone in to partnership with the Great Britain Speedway Team. NGK spark plugs are used by many of th…

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sales-i will be at Automechanika Birmingham 2023

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

sales-i are to exhibit at Automechanika Birmingham, on the 6th to 8th June 2023. It's the leading trade exhibition for the aftermarket and supply chain, with over 12,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors fr…

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The AA Ireland launches exclusive training academy with Autotech Training to upskill patrols

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Autotech Training is working in partnership with the Automobile Association in Ireland, to upskill its AA patrols and the wider automotive aftermarket, with the launch of the exclusive AA Training Aca…

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Automechanika Birmingham focuses on next generation with dedicated Autotech Academy student programme

Date: Friday 05 May 2023

Automechanika Birmingham is officially welcoming the next generation of aftermarket professionals with open arms to its summer show, as the event organisers announce a dedicated student programme in p…

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Alliance Automotive Group UK acquires CAAR Limited

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Alliance Automotive Group UK (AAG) has expanded its network through the acquisition of CAAR Limited (CAAR), the UK based trading group with approximately 300 members. “AAG, through its distribution ce…

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Tesla e-learning module now available on Delphi Academy

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Delphi Technologies, a brand of BorgWarner Inc, has released a Tesla e-learning module on Delphi Academy, marking the first in a new series of brand-specific online training courses for vehicle techni…

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Bulls set to join forces on the race circuit

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Two bulls are coming together looking to create a formidable force on the oval track racing scene here in the UK. And it all centres on Banner – one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of batteries and …

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LKQ Corporation announces results for first quarter 2023

Date: Tuesday 02 May 2023

LKQ Corporation has recently reported first quarter 2023 financial results. “Overall, the first quarter was a terrific start to the year, and we remain on track to deliver on our full year guidance. O…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts announces its Supplier of the Year

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Arnold Clark Autoparts has announced the winner of its prestigious Supplier of the Year award, recognising efforts in parts availability and customer service throughout the last year. Braking speciali…

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IAAF announces latest new member: VBG Group

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed manufacturer of vehicle coupling systems and associated products to the truck, trailer and bodybuilder markets, VBG Group, to its …

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Tina Drayson named Head of the IAAF Garage Section

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Tina Drayson, Operations Manager at CCM Garage has become the new Head of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) Garage Section, as well as being appointed to the IAAF Council. As pa…

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SSNAP team to tackle Three Peaks for charity

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

A team of 30 including Mountney managing director Dan Kimpton is to attempt a Three Peaks challenge to raise money for SSNAP, a charity that looks after sick infants and their families. Kimpton, head …

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Exol Lubricants refreshes delivery fleet for optimum service

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Leading independent lubricants supplier Exol Lubricants has renewed its delivery fleet with new Scania trucks to ensure optimised service levels and meet ongoing customer demand. The new trucks at its…

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TecCom partners with ecommotors to deliver fully connected aftermarket ecommerce to the UK and Ireland

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Aftermarket ecommerce systems and services provider ecommotors has joined forces with TecAlliance to integrate TecCom solutions into its customers’ systems environment, to further automate ecommerce b…

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Schaeffler continues to invest in the future of the aftermarket

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Once again demonstrating its commitment to ensuring the future health of the independent sector, the Schaeffler REPXPERT team recently visited Tameside College in Ashton-under-Lyne, to speak to studen…

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Lucas Oil Products UK becomes the official lubricant and additive partner for the Time Attack, Motorsport UK Drift Pro and Racing Hondas Championships

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Championship organisers are delighted to welcome Lucas Oil Products UK into the Time Attack family as the official and exclusive lubricant and additive partner for the Time Attack, Motorsport UK Drift…

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Mintex Racing expands MINI Challenge support into 2023

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Braking specialist TMD Friction UK has expanded its support of the Vertu Motors MINI Challenge for the 2023 season, with its high-end Mintex Racing braking brand again providing the specification fric…

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Charlie’s NGK-liveried Lamborghini is unveiled

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

This is the NGK-liveried car that ambassador Charlie Martin will race in the upcoming Super Trofeo Europe season 2023 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe championship. Beginning at the world-famous Imola …

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Niterra to star at Automechanika UK

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Niterra UK Ltd – owner of the renowned NGK and NTK vehicle electronic brands – will be starring at the forthcoming Automechanika UK Show. It will have a host of attractions on stand E90 when it exhibi…

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IAAF Activity Report: w-e 28 April 2023

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

The IAAF has had a very busy week working on lobbying activities, events and the growth of the garage section. Lobbying IAAF is actively working across a number of fronts including Type Approval, SERM…

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Melett returns to Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Melett will return to Automechanika Birmingham this year to showcase its range of precision engineered turbochargers and components on stand K26. Taking place from 6 to 8 June 2023 at the NEC, the sho…

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Exol Lubricants and Chemodex continue sponsorship of Taylors Trucksport for European Truck Racing season

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Exol Lubricants and its distributor Chemodex will continue to sponsor Taylors Trucksport Racing as the team competes for the first time in the European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC) in 2023. Taylor…

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Exol Lubricants to support charity vintage car tours

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Exol Lubricants is to support Bognor Regis Motor Club’s latest charity classic car tours with the donation of its Optima range of engine oils. The motor club’s Cotswold Charity Classic, also known as …

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Nic Hamilton excels in front of brother Lewis

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Seven-time World F1 champion Lewis Hamilton was at Donington Park to witness his brother Nic achieve his best-ever performance when he raced at the first British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) event …

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PartsinMotion.co.uk announces sponsorship of Jack Butel for 2023 BTCC season

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

PartsInMotion.co.uk has revealed its sponsorship with driver Jack Butel in the British Touring Car Championships (BTCC) for 2023, as the brand makes its first step onto the racetrack. The online parts…

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Tänak takes second place for M-Sport Ford in Croatia

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

Ott Tänak and Martin Jarveoja have claimed second place for the Niterra-sponsored M-Sport Ford World Rally Team at the Croatia Rally 2023. The pair finished behind former M-Sport driver Elfyn Evans in…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts reveals huge four-stand presence at Automechanika

Date: Thursday 27 April 2023

LKQ Euro Car Parts is set to have a huge presence at Automechanika Birmingham this June. The leader in the aftermarket will be showcasing its extensive product range, market leading training platform …

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Aftermarket ready to keep aging UK car parc roadworthy

Date: Wednesday 26 April 2023

The average age of a car on UK roads is 10 years old, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has revealed in its Vehicles In Use 2023 report. While this makes it one of the youngest…

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Voting now open for Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards 2023

Date: Tuesday 25 April 2023

Voting is now open for the Automechanika Birmingham Garage Awards 2023, hosted by IAAF, which will take place on Wednesday 7 June at Hilton Metropole NEC. Voting will close on 24 May 2023. The awards …

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Carwood becomes latest IAAF member

Date: Thursday 20 April 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) continues to bolster its membership for 2023, through welcoming remanufacturer, Carwood, to its list of members. With more than 50-year’s exper…

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General Motors names Schaeffler as 2022 Supplier of the Year for the third time

Date: Thursday 20 April 2023

General Motors has recognised Schaeffler as one of their Suppliers of the Year for 2022, during an event to celebrate and honour the award winners, which took place at GM’s 31st annual Supplier of the…

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JURATEK announces hattrick of football team sponsorships

Date: Thursday 20 April 2023

One of Europe’s leading suppliers of braking equipment, JURATEK, has renewed its sponsorship of League One football team Barnsley FC’s Oakwell stadium, plus new partnerships with two local squads. For…

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Title defence starts well for Lucas Oil driver

Date: Wednesday 19 April 2023

Lucas Oil’s rallycross driver Tony Lynch leads after Round 1 of the Retro Rallycross Championship at Kent’s Lydden Hill track. The brace of podium finishes provides an ideal start to his defence of a …

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Arnold Clark Autoparts announces shortlist for Supplier of the Year award

Date: Wednesday 19 April 2023

Leading motor factor Arnold Clark Autoparts has unveiled the shortlist for its prestigious Supplier of the Year award, which recognises efforts across parts availability and customer service. The awar…

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HELLA increases sales by more than 14 percent in the first quarter

Date: Tuesday 18 April 2023

HELLA, the automotive supplier operating under the FORVIA umbrella brand, today announced data on its sales development in the first quarter of fiscal year 2023 (1 January to 31 March 2023). According…

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