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Motorcycle fans help NGK raise cash for charity

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Big-hearted visitors to the NGK stand at Motorcycle Live have helped the company raise nearly £8000 for charity. The ignition and sensor specialist gave the motorcycle enthusiasts the chance to purcha…

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Diesel Technic's Italian Subsidiary celebrates anniversary

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

In November 2016, Diesel Technic Italia S.R.L. was opened. The subsidiary has been growing step by step and recently celebrated its 5-year anniversary. A special event for journalists was organized to…

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Turning 2022 Strategy into Action: How Leaders Can Help!

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Join Roberto Dal Corso, founder of IAAF Service Member The Dal Corso Group, for an insider’s look at three strategies that leadership, learning, and talent development professionals can use to guide t…

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Autoinform Live Dublin tickets now on sale!

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Tickets for Autoinform Live Dublin are now available to purchase, the Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) can reveal. The hands-on training event – funded, powered and organis…

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Official COVID-19 Antigen Test from Advanced Hygienics

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Advanced Hygienics, working in conjunction with IAAF, is pleased to be able to offer a supply of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Antigen Test Kits at a competitive price for all the IAAF members. The tests are …

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New for 2022: Delphi Technologies Academy training courses now earn industry-recognised credits

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Delphi Technologies is giving garages and technicians the opportunity to start the new year with a host of new skills and up-to-the-minute knowledge after enhancing its e-learning platform with new mo…

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Elite Garages upskills vehicle technicians with Autotech Training to manage EV demand

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

A leading independent garage network has spoken about the huge uplift in customer demand for EV repairs and modifications since the Spring. Elite Garages, an independent tyre, MOT, car service and for…

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Dayco and Greggs bring some Christmas cheer

Date: Friday 07 January 2022

The OE parts supplier and Greggs teamed up to help The Salvation Army support the local community over Christmas and New Year Amid all the worry and stress that Christmas can unfortunately sometimes b…

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Round up of 2021 and using Twixmas to plan for 2022 - thoughts from Hayley Pells

Date: Friday 07 January 2022

Covid stubbornly dominates operations with devolved politics adding an extra layer of barriers to navigate as we move into 2022. It has left many confused as to what is permissible, what is essential,…

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Marathon adds more new vehicles to delivery fleet

Date: Wednesday 29 December 2021

Marathon Warehouse Distribution have made another significant investment in further enhancing their frequent same day logistics capability to motor factors with the delivery of a new fleet of Citroen …

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Banner Receives Prestigious EUCUSA Award 2021

Date: Wednesday 22 December 2021

Leading European manufacturer of batteries and battery accessories, Banner, has recently been recognised for its long-term commitment to excellent customer service having received the international EU…

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Motorsport in its DNA – MEYLE looks back on a successful racing season

Date: Thursday 16 December 2021

In 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic was a permanent fixture in all areas of society for the first time and was therefore an acid test for motorsport as well as for many other sports. The Hamburg-based manu…

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Maverick Diagnostics becomes latest IAAF member

Date: Wednesday 15 December 2021

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) continues to bolster its membership for 2021, through welcoming diagnostic tool and vehicle technical support brand, Maverick Diagnostics, to i…

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KYB EKS JC Driver Wins WRX Championship

Date: Tuesday 14 December 2021

The 2021 World Rallycross Championship has been won by KYB EKS JC driver Johan Kristoffersson, in a dramatic, snowy final weekend of racing at the Nürburgring in Germany. Swedish driver Kristoffersson…

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The Diesel Technic Group looks back on a successful year of business

Date: Monday 13 December 2021

Another year in Covid-19 times is coming to a close. It was learned how to cope with the crisis and to adapt. The Diesel Technic Group has a positive balance for 2021 thanks to strong partnerships wit…

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NAPA Racing arrives in the UK!

Date: Monday 13 December 2021

NAPA are delighted to announce the launch of the NAPA Racing UK team, securing a place in next year’s Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). 2022 marks the next stage in NAPA’s rapid growth…

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Prominent Russian automotive award to Lesjöfors

Date: Friday 10 December 2021

In November, the Lesjöfors brand won the World Automotive Component WAC (Russia MAK) 2021 award for “contribution to the development of the automotive components industry”. More than 5,000 people at t…

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How to deliver the goods this festive season - advice from sales-i

Date: Thursday 09 December 2021

Like every salesperson in manufacturing and distribution, we know it's never too early to think about festive season supply chains. So we're kicking off Winter by looking at the next few months and of…

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More orders, fewer returns - AAG relies on TecDoc to further increase e-commerce success

Date: Thursday 09 December 2021

In the automotive sector, digitisation and Covid-19 have triggered a long-term disruption. As consumers shift to digital platforms, e-commerce in the automotive aftermarket is expanding. Alliance Auto…

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Racing stars flock to NGK at Motorcycle Live

Date: Thursday 09 December 2021

Ignition specialist NGK is attracting a host of stars to its stand at Motorcycle Live. The company has long been synonymous with the two-wheel bike scene both on the road and in the motorcycling racin…

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F2 Victory for the Lucas Oil-sponsored car

Date: Thursday 09 December 2021

New Zealander Marcus Armstrong sped to victory (15pts) in the First Sprint Race in the F2 Championship at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit in Saudi Arabia, last weekend. It was his first F2 win, his first …

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Brake Engineering pays tribute to team during 40th celebration

Date: Thursday 09 December 2021

Brake Engineering has marked its 40th anniversary by inviting all staff at its Wrexham-based site to a Covid-safe event, celebrating the support, hard work and dedication of staff over the past four d…

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IAAF Virtual Conference 2021 - Main Sponsors

Date: Thursday 09 December 2021

The IAAF would like to thank Automotive Recruitment Alliance, Boswell Aftermarket, Comma Oil, Corteco, Ecco Safety Group, FAI Automotive, First Line, LKQ Euro Car Parts, Lucas Oil, MEYLE, NGK Spark Pl…

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Autotech Academy invests in the future with sponsorship of IMI Student Membership

Date: Thursday 09 December 2021

Autotech Academy, a division of the automotive sector’s training and recruitment specialist, Autotech Group, is putting the focus on the next generation of automotive professionals in its new sponsors…

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Schaeffler takes the top spot in the IAAF’s ‘Pride of the Aftermarket’ awards

Date: Monday 06 December 2021

During the IAAF ‘Aftermarket for the Future’ virtual conference, Schaeffler, the renowned original equipment (OE) component and system manufacturer, claimed the coveted ‘Car Supplier of the Year’ titl…

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IAAF Virtual Conference 2021 - Headline Sponsor - Alliance Automotive Group

Date: Friday 03 December 2021

The IAAF would like to thank Alliance Automotive Group for agreeing to be the Headline Sponsor for the 2021 IAAF Virtual Conference held on Thursday 2 December 2021. This was the second time the Confe…

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GSF Car Parts opens new branches in Bournemouth and Warrington

Date: Thursday 02 December 2021

National motor factor GSF Car Parts has opened two new branches in Bournemouth and Warrington this week. The move is part of the company’s focus on growth and expansion following its recent rebrand fr…

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Award-winning innovation: MEYLE receives TOP 100 Innovation Award

Date: Thursday 02 December 2021

Back in March, the Hamburg-based manufacturer MEYLE was awarded the TOP 100 Innovation Award. This makes MEYLE one of the most innovative companies in the German SME sector. Last Friday, November 26, …

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Schaeffler to buy ‘green steel‘ from Swedish start-up company H2greensteel

Date: Thursday 02 December 2021

After recently announcing its target of becoming climate-neutral by 2040, Schaeffler has entered into an agreement with Swedish start-up company H2greensteel (H2GS), to annually purchase 100,000 tons …

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NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd - sales awards

Date: Thursday 02 December 2021

Ignition and sensor specialist NGK has been honouring members of its sales team. The original equipment (OE) supplier of spark plugs, glow plugs, NTK Lambda and other engine management sensors, presen…

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IAAF adds MEHA Automotive to its membership

Date: Friday 26 November 2021

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has grown its membership further with the addition of leading supplier of metalliferous products, MEHA Automotive UK. MEHA Automotive UK produc…

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IFA Annual Awards 2021

Date: Friday 26 November 2021

The IFA annual dinner took place this year at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester on 20th November. A great turnout of 168 guests from across the automotive industry were invited to thank them all for their…

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Kerridge Commercial Systems Ltd acquire RNH Solutions

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), a global distributor of business solutions for the distributive trades, is pleased to announce the acquisition of RNH Solutions. RNH have been a long standing partne…

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Newell & Wright Motorsport finishes BTRC season on high

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

The British Truck Racing Championships (BTRC) 2021 came to an exciting end on 6th and 7th November at Brands Hatch, with Textar-sponsored Newell & Wright successfully finishing in fourth place. Br…

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Yuasa powers Matt Edwards to record-breaking third British Rally Championship

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

Yuasa are celebrating another successful season in motorsport, as Yuasa Rally driver Matt Edwards made history by becoming the first ever back-to-back-to-back British Rally Champion. The accolade came…

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If Santa Claus drove a car………

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

What would it look like? Would it run on an alternative energy source such as electric, hydrogen, or…. chocolate? Would Santa be able to use ADAS, or would his chief elf accompany him to navigate? Onc…

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Schaeffler and DENSO team up for the latest FEAD-focused ‘Tea-break Training’ session

Date: Thursday 25 November 2021

The Schaeffler REPXPERT technical team was back in action recently, with a slightly different ‘Tea-break training’ session, this time teaming up with fellow original equipment (OE) manufacturer DENSO,…

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Delphi Technologies Academy EV content enhanced with high voltage battery insight

Date: Monday 22 November 2021

Only weeks after launching its new online training platform, Delphi Technologies has further enhanced the electrified vehicle content with the addition of a virtual insight into the workings of a high…

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Brislington Motor Services wins the star prize in the AAG ‘LuK - Every One A Winner’ clutch promotion

Date: Friday 19 November 2021

Neil Bryant, of Brislington Motor Services in Bristol, has claimed the top prize in the AAG/LuK ‘Every One A Winner’ 2021 scratchcard promotion. Everybody buying a LuK RepSet clutch kit and LuK DMF co…

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Bringing together the industry's greatest minds

Date: Friday 19 November 2021

The international TecDoc community came together to discuss what's next in the digital aftermarket. 500 representatives of leading parts manufacturers from around the world followed the invitation to …

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Put the win into winter with one of GS Yuasa’s snack packs

Date: Friday 19 November 2021

Following on from their popular Summer of Sport and Sporting Autumn snack packs, GS Yuasa have announced their Winter Warmer snack pack, bringing workshops across the UK a much needed pick me up to be…

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Lucas Oil’s 2021 London-Brighton Run

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

On Sunday 7th November , The National Motor Museum took part in the Annual London-Brighton veteran car run. The Museum’s 1903 Daimler (AA11) motor car travelled the 60 miles in good time, with the hel…

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BorgWarner named in Forbes’ World’s Top Female Friendly Companies

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

BorgWarner, a global leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market, today announced that it has been recognized on Forbes’ list of “World’s Top Female Frien…

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ZF Aftermarket calls on Commercial Vehicle Sector to prepare for electrification

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

ZF Aftermarket is calling on the commercial vehicle sector to ensure they are well prepared for the mass electrification of its vehicles. This message goes out to motor factors, workshops and supplier…

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An important platform for the independent aftermarket: successful conclusion of the Digital MEYLE Exhibition 2021

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

The Hamburg manufacturer MEYLE is highly satisfied – MEYLE product and technical experts welcomed close to 500 participants from more than 26 countries to the digital trade show MEYLE Exhibition Hambu…

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Ford recognizes Dayco Mexico facility amongst ChEP 100 Best Managed Companies for 2020

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

Delivering technological innovations and premium quality products is something that Dayco believes at the core, for over 115 years. Recently, Dayco’s San Luis Potosi (SLP), Mexico facility, is selecte…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts 'Fit it for me' platform delivers £1M for independent garages

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

Fit It For Me, the online platform from LKQ Euro Car Parts that matches vehicle owners with independent garages, has now helped to generate £1m of additional labour for the independent aftermarket. La…

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Banner launches handy winter sales promotion

Date: Thursday 18 November 2021

It’s winter promotion time once again, and this year Banner - one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of batteries and battery accessories – has devised a campaign that literally fits like a glove! The …

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Schaeffler e-axle wins Golden Steering Wheel award

Date: Monday 15 November 2021

Schaeffler, the automotive and industrial supplier has received the Golden Steering Wheel (“Goldenes Lenkrad”) award for its 2-in-1 electric axle system. Offered by German car magazine “AUTO BILD” and…

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AutoCare signs up its 900th garage

Date: Monday 15 November 2021

AutoCare is pleased to announce they have signed up its 900th garage, making it the largest independent garage network in the UK. MRT Autopoint LLP in Telford signed up with GroupAuto member Priorslee…

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