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Kevan Wooden, Chief Commercial Officer, LKQ Euro Car Parts: IAAF Blog – Fourth Edition

Date: Tuesday 01 November 2022

Getting match-fit for a recession: three areas of focus for the aftermarket The news, if you can manage to keep up with it, has been consistently depressing this year. In recent weeks, the UK economy …

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Sponsor Link: Alliance Automotive Group

Date: Tuesday 01 November 2022

The IAAF would like to thank our Headline Sponsor for the IAAF Dinner, Alliance Automotive Group UK & Ireland.

 

 

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SEG Automotive expands its market position with TecDoc

Date: Monday 31 October 2022

The globally renowned TecDoc Catalogue contains more than 1,000 aftermarket brands and 9,800 product groups and allows users to identify the correct replacement quickly and easily. SEG Automotive is a…

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AS-PL: Two exciting events are behind us — the AutoTrade Expo and the Equip Auto

Date: Friday 28 October 2022

AutoTrade Expo in Dublin took place on October 15-16, 2022 and the Equip Auto took place on October 18-22, 2022. Our representatives had the opportunity to meet with our clients, and also to talk with…

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LKQ Corporation Announces Results for Third Quarter 2022

Date: Friday 28 October 2022

LKQ Corporation has reported third quarter 2022 financial results. “We are pleased with our third quarter results as they once again highlight our ongoing ability to combine best-in-class customer ser…

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Build for the future with these 3 eCommerce best practice eBooks

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

If you're looking for a checklist to finish the year strong, or are in budget/planning mode for 2023, download these three complimentary ebooks from Volo to help you improve your top line sales growth…

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HELLA offers Universal Lighting webinar

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

After the great success of last year's "Digitalization of Light 2.0" event, HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert is again offering an interactive webinar, this time addressing "Universal Lightin…

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Mintex-sponsored Brown signs off MINI Challenge career with double points finish

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Mintex-sponsored MINI Challenge racing driver, Lewis Brown, completed his 2022 campaign with two solid race results at Brands Hatch, finishing his final season in the championship in 10th place overal…

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BM Catalysts launches European entity to service its overseas partners

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

BM Catalysts, Europe’s leading manufacturer of aftermarket hot end emissions products, has launched a dedicated European company, BM Catalysts EU Ltd, to facilitate the smoothest possible trading with…

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More LIQUI MOLY at MotoGP

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

The German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY is strengthening its commitment to the MotoGP Motorcycle World Championship as well as to the smaller Moto2 and Moto3 series. “MotoGP has become a cen…

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TechMan supports workshops and technicians at training event

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

TechMan, leading garage management system specialists, will be joining the Schaeffler REPXPERT UK Academy Live FREE training event at York College in November, as it continues to support technicians a…

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TechMan sponsors WhoCanFixMyCar.com Garage Awards 2022

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

Garage management system specialists, TechMan, is sponsoring the WhoCanFixMyCar.com Garage Awards for 2022 as they continue to highlight their support for technicians and workshops across the UK. Dubb…

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MAHLE and Autosupplies redouble ties with new van wrap

Date: Wednesday 26 October 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket has highlighted its commitment to supporting leading motor factor Autosupplies Chesterfield with the unveiling of a newly wrapped Autosupplies van, sporting a MAHLE-based livery. The…

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OESAA proud of garage forum member following Top Garage final recognition

Date: Monday 24 October 2022

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) would like to congratulate its garage forum member, Tim Benson, after Oldfields Garage Services participated in Aftermarket’s Top Garag…

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Glen Callum Associates ‘Meet the Employer’ sessions prove popular as bite-sized interviews gets underway

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Automotive recruitment specialist, Glen Callum Associates (GCA), has successfully held its first “Meet the employer” session, with director Glen Shepherd sitting down with Nick Aylward of Kent Automot…

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TecAlliance launches interview series on trend topics in the automotive aftermarket

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

TecAlliance connects the automotive aftermarket community. This is why many well-known players accepted the data specialist’s invitation to the professional video studio at its booth at Automechanika …

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GS Yuasa team up with Tunnock’s to offer treats to vehicle technicians

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

The industry leading battery manufacturer GS Yuasa have announced a new partnership with world-famous confectionary brand Tunnock’s. The partnership sees the two brands join forces to feed the nation’…

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Garage Hive launches ‘Garage Industry Trends’

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Community-driven garage management system Garage Hive has launched a new data website called Garage Industry Trends. The announcement was made by Managing Director Ray Dilsons during his keynote addre…

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Reducing emissions & supporting customers: Corteco a brand of Freudenberg

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies intends to cut its emissions by 30 % by 2025 compared to 2020 levels. What does this mean and how is the company carrying it out? In a short interview, COO Dr. Matthia…

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Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is 2022 Automotive News PACE Award finalist

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has in recent years further deepened its segment organization and extended it to the entire company. A good example is the Corteco brand in the independent automotive …

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Champions! Comline Richardson Racing celebrates Porsche Carrera Cup GB title

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Comline Auto Parts (Comline), title partner of Comline Richardson Racing, toasted an astonishing title-winning Porsche Carrera Cup GB season for the team by hosting a champions celebration at its glob…

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Alliance Automotive Group launch new e-commerce website

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Alliance Automotive Group are delighted to announce the launch of their brand-new e-commerce website NAPAAutoparts.co.uk. The platform provides a solution for retail customers looking to purchase NAPA…

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Virtual rally stars to put pedal to metal with prizes on offer at OSRAM and Ring Rally

Date: Thursday 20 October 2022

Automotive lighting and vehicle technology specialists OSRAM and Ring Automotive have launched an eSports event to tie in with the final round of the 2022 British Rally Championship. The OSRAM and Rin…

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Randstad joins IAAF membership

Date: Thursday 13 October 2022

Automotive consumables supplier and distributor of the TerraClean brand, Randstad, has become a supplier member of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF). Randstad started in 1975 an…

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MPD acquired by Motus Aftermarket Parts

Date: Thursday 13 October 2022

After 23 years of building a wonderful business in Motor Parts Direct (MPD) Mukesh Shah has decided to move into retirement and focus on other aspects of his life. As part of this change, Motus Afterm…

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AAG UK partner with Panattoni, Europe’s leading logistics developer, to build a new distribution centre

Date: Thursday 13 October 2022

Alliance Automotive Group UK (AAG UK) partner with Europa Capital and Panattoni, Europe’s leading logistics developer, to build a new distribution centre. AAG UK have partnered with Europa Capital and…

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MAM Software to launch Garage management solution in Ireland at Auto Trade Expo

Date: Thursday 13 October 2022

MAM Software will be attending this year’s Auto Trade Expo, which is taking place on 15 & 16 October at RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin. The event is a great opportunity for factors and garages to find o…

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“Visit Academy Live, York!” says Andy Savva

Date: Thursday 13 October 2022

“Schaeffler’s REPXPERT Academy Live is back on the road this time it will be held at York College on Saturday 12th November, and I will be attending sharing my thoughts on Effective Communication Skil…

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Tribute to Chrissy Rouse

Date: Wednesday 12 October 2022

Ignition and sensor specialist NGK has paid tribute to its sponsored motorcycle star Chrissy Rouse who has died from injuries sustained in a race at the weekend. During race three of the Bennetts Brit…

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Ring Automotive joins praise of rally marshals with prize draw addition

Date: Monday 10 October 2022

Automotive aftermarket supplier Ring Automotive joined the chorus of thanks for the ‘Orange Army’ of volunteer marshals at the recent Woodpecker Rally with a donation to the event’s prize draw for eve…

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Volkswagen specialist turns to febi for quality parts range for classic vehicles

Date: Monday 10 October 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialist febi’s extensive range of original equipment (OE) matching quality components and vast vehicle parc coverage has helped a unique workshop expand its service offering.…

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TactoTek and ams OSRAM cooperate to optimise RGB LED for in-mold structural electronics to drive innovations in car illumination

Date: Monday 10 October 2022

Finnish IMSE pioneer TactoTek and ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, has announced that they are co-operating to help revolutionise the car interior market by delivering thin,…

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Silverstone brings Mintex-sponsored Lewis Brown highest points haul of the season

Date: Monday 10 October 2022

Mintex-sponsored MINI Challenge racing driver Lewis Brown secured his highest points haul of the 2022 season with three strong results at the latest round at Silverstone, which took place from 24th-25…

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WAI hails Automechanika Frankfurt 2022 success

Date: Monday 10 October 2022

Leading rotating electrics supplier, WAI, headed to Germany at the beginning of the month for Automechanika Frankfurt 2022, to showcase its renowned quality – and meet customers face to face again. WA…

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TechMan highlights the importance of Garage Management Systems as MOT peak hits

Date: Monday 10 October 2022

Garage management system, TechMan, is encouraging garages and service centres to work smarter not harder - and ensure they plan ahead, particularly during the busy MOT season. Research from GiPA* show…

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Banner updates CV and plant sector literature

Date: Monday 10 October 2022

Having recently introduced AGM (Absorbent Glass Matt) and EFB technology into its proven Buffalo Bull battery product offering, Banner - one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of leisure batteries and …

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Garages must embrace online or risk remaining invisible

Date: Monday 10 October 2022

It’s estimated that thousands of independent garages are missing out on work because potential customers simply can’t find them. And that’s because they don’t show up online. So, to a customer, they d…

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MAHLE Aftermarket to bring latest technologies to The Garage Show (AAG)

Date: Thursday 06 October 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket UK will bring the latest information on its service solutions offering, specialist Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration equipment and thermal management systems to T…

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The REPXPERT team rolls into Yorkshire in the lead up to Academy Live at York College on 12thNovember

Date: Thursday 06 October 2022

The date and location for the next Schaeffler REPXPERT Academy Live event has been announced and registration has opened. “So, don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn and network with like-minded …

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Glen Callum Associates launches ‘Meet the Employer’ bite-sized interview sessions to speed up decision-making process

Date: Friday 30 September 2022

Automotive recruitment specialist, Glen Callum Associates (GCA), has created a new initiative to quickly connect employers and candidates in bite-sized interview sessions. Labelled ‘Meet the Employer,…

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Sutton Takes the Lead at Silverstone

Date: Friday 30 September 2022

Following four wins and a total of seven podiums across the previous three race weekends, the NAPA Racing UK team were in high spirits as they took to sunny Silverstone National Circuit for the penult…

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TMD Friction are on the move!

Date: Friday 30 September 2022

The TMD Friction Telesales and offices will be moving on October 6th to new premises in Cleckheaton Town centre. TMD does not anticipate any disruption but please that orders be placed as early as pos…

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From circuit to sky - aviation and touring car legends carry out epic job swap with GS Yuasa

Date: Friday 30 September 2022

World’s leading battery manufacturer GS Yuasa have bought together two titans of the aviation and motorsport worlds in an epic fashion. Former Red Arrows pilot and current Head of The Blades, Ben Murp…

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Bewley wins prestigious title

Date: Friday 30 September 2022

Speedway star Dan Bewley – who is sponsored by NGK – has continued his impressive form by winning another prestigious title. The 23-year-old English racer followed up two Grand Prix wins and a British…

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Future Print Leeds becomes service member of IAAF

Date: Friday 23 September 2022

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has expanded its service members with the addition of print and design specialists, Future Print Leeds, to its membership. With over 50 years’ …

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Mr Sparky gets ready for the 2022 TCS London Marathon

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

NGK’s Mr Sparky has been ramping up his training in preparation for his participation in the 2022 TCS London Marathon. The iconic figure has been touring the UK visiting NGK customers and meeting NGK …

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BorgWarner to Acquire Charging Business of Hubei Surpass Sun Electric (SSE)

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

BorgWarner Inc. and Hubei Surpass Sun Electric (SSE) have announced that they have entered into an Equity Transfer Agreement under which BorgWarner has agreed to acquire the Electric Vehicle Solution,…

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Bewley takes British Speedway crown

Date: Thursday 22 September 2022

NGK-sponsored Speedway star Dan Bewley has lifted his first British Championship after winning the rescheduled final in Manchester with a six-ride maximum. The Cumbrian rider bounced back from a disap…

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NGK riders fighting for Speedway honours

Date: Wednesday 21 September 2022

NGK-sponsored riders are still battling for a place on the rostrum in the 2022 FIM Speedway World Championship going into the final Grand Prix of the season. England’s Robert Lambert and Dan Bewley ar…

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Exol’s high-performance products shine at the Idemitsu Super Turbo Race in Thailand

Date: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Exol Lubricants teamed up with its Thailand distributor, Shinsiri Ltd., and KSport Thailand at the Idemitsu Super Turbo race in Thailand, to offer drivers Exol oil to support them around the racetrack…

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