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sales-i: "Pandemics are tragedies, but business must go on"

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

Over the last few weeks, sales teams all over the world have switched from proactive, inperson selling to working over the phone. Now that the World Health Organization has officially named the corona…

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Hella: Business development in line with expectations, but adjustment of company outlook necessary due to COVID-19 pandemic

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

In the first nine months of the current fiscal year 2019/2020 (1 June 2019 to 29 February 2020), sales and earnings of the internationally positioned automotive supplier, HELLA, have developed in line…

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LIQUI MOLY defies corona: a bonus for every employee instead of short-time work

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

Special times call for special measures. The German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY is not reacting to the corona crisis with short-time work or layoffs, but is instead paying a bonus of EUR 1,…

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EAG awarded ISO accreditation

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) is proud to announce that it has been ISO-accredited following a surveillance audit by the National Quality Assurance. EAG now boasts ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO…

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DENSO reveals ‘contingency plan’ due to COVID-19 outbreak

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

DENSO can confirm that it has put a contingency plan in place to protect its workforce, customers and suppliers, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. All employees, including DENSO’s customer service te…

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COVID-19: General advice for members

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

In light of the speed of changes with regard to the ongoing situation, members are urged to check regularly for the latest government information and advice and to promptly follow all recommendations …

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OESAA postpones Autoinform Live

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) has announced that next month’s Autoinform Live, due to be held at the GTG Academy in Wolverhampton from 25-26 April, has been postpone…

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Textar pledges to nurture young talent with IMI Skills sponsorship

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

Premium commercial vehicle braking brand, Textar, is once again playing its part to nurture young talent in the motor industry by sponsoring the IMI Skill Auto 2020-21 competition. Skill Auto is a ski…

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Let your customers know you're still here during the COVID-19 restrictions

Date: Monday 23 March 2020

TechmanGMS, who recently joined the IAAF, have produced a brief guide on how to communicate to your loyal customers and local community. With the unprecedented situation presented by COVID-19, many pe…

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Working from home? Trying to recruit or manage meetings?

Date: Friday 20 March 2020

Follow these useful tips from Glen Callum Associates on keeping your business moving. Businesses’ are considering alternative forms of interviews/meetings to allow for a work from home situation. Dra…

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The Parts Alliance sending Queensway Auto Repairs to Le Mans

Date: Tuesday 17 March 2020

The Parts Alliance has found the first main winner of its ongoing ‘Original Experience’ promotion, with Omer Hassan, Director of Queensway Auto Repairs Ltd finding the winning scratch card on Monday 1…

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Whocanfixmycar.com issue advice to network members on COVID-19

Date: Monday 16 March 2020

IAAF service member company, Whocanfixmycar.com, have issued the following advice to their network members and suggested that there might be information of interest to IAAF members regarding how to de…

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Yuasa celebrate ten years in the BTCC with the launch of 2020 challenger and a blast from the past

Date: Monday 16 March 2020

Yuasa are celebrating their ten-year anniversary in the British Touring Car Championship with the launch of their 2020 challenger. The battery brand, manufactured by GS Yuasa, unveiled the Honda Civic…

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Mexican test beckons for NGK-sponsored M-Sport Ford WRC team

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

The NGK-sponsored M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s Esapekka Lappi, Teemu Suninen and Gus Greensmith will be targeting new heights when the FIA World Rally Championship turns to gravel at this week’s Ra…

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MOOG® Returns as Official Steering and Suspension Sponsor of NASCAR Whelen Euro Series™

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

The globally respected MOOG® brand is set to begin its third year as official steering and suspension components provider of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series™ (NWES), one of Europe’s fastest growing and …

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HGS presenting ADAS seminar at AutoInform

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) will be presenting a seminar on advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) at OESAA’s AutoInform in Wolverhampton on the 25th and 26th April. Head of HGS, Neil Hilton and busi…

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LIQUI MOLY Company Magazine, March issue

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

LIQUI MOLY have just published the new issue of their company magazine “Pictures & Stories”. The readers of the leading German car magazine “Autozeitung” voted LIQUI MOLY best lubricant brand for …

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Dayco invests in youth

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Dayco, a leading original equipment (OE) component manufacturer and aftermarket supplier, is an advocate of technical training, which it undertakes for technicians via workouts arranged through its mo…

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LIQUI MOLY remains in Formula 1

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

LIQUI MOLY is extending its involvement in Formula 1 and concluding a contract with the racing series until the end of 2022. At half of all races, advertising boards of the German oil and additive man…

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Klarius, KMT and Emissco Cycle to Wembley - Sport Relief Team Challenge to raise > £1,000

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

The Klarius Works Council led by John Bennett and Community Champion Natalie Parry have agreed to support Sport Relief via a “Cycle to Wembley” challenge – 147 miles – on Thursday, 12th March. The aim…

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Dayco and Politecnico di Torino strengthen hybrid electric vehicle research partnership

Date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has strengthened its relationship with the Politecnico di Torino to develop hybri…

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Ring Automotive shines bright with double industry win

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020

Ring Automotive, an OSRAM business, has got 2020 off to a winning start, after Auto Express and Car Mechanic Magazine shone a light on the Ring MAGflex Pivot RIL3900HP, placing it in first place for t…

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Marathon & Fueltone Pro in partnership

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020

Marathon Warehouse Distribution are delighted to announce that they have partnered with Fueltone Pro to distribute their range of fuel additives. Fueltone Pro are a UK based manufacturer of premium fu…

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EAG signs up to PACT electronic trading

Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has become the latest automotive aftermarket supplier to sign up to PACT electronic trading. PACT, the joint initiative between TecCom and eparts, facilitates effective el…

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Bosch: The future for diesel

Date: Tuesday 10 March 2020

How do you solve one of the most pressing problems facing towns and cities? How do you satisfy the population’s desire for cleaner air? And how do you achieve that without restricting the mobility of …

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NGK-sponsored Ivanov helps Russia to Ice Speedway title

Date: Monday 09 March 2020

NGK-sponsored Ice Speedway World champion Daniil Ivanov has helped Russia win the 2020 FIM Ice Speedway of Nations. Having led the field after the first day’s racing in Berlin, Germany, the Russian te…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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