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NAPA Truck Launches NOx Sensors

Date: Friday 20 October 2023

Commercial vehicle aftermarket manufacturer NAPA Truck has released its new range of over 50 NOx Sensors. A NOx sensor keeps the engine running at optimum performance and ensures the vehicle is emissi…

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Dayco supports ingenuity and encourages best practice

Date: Friday 20 October 2023

Spurred on by a recent news story concerning a workshop in Devon that has become prominent for its fixed price offer for the timing belt replacement on the Ford 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine, Dayco, the o…

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PartsinMotion.co.uk encourages motorists to complete wiper checks ahead of autumn

Date: Friday 20 October 2023

With all the extra spray from not just rain but also ice and snow, wiper blades will get a good workout during the colder months. To maintain a good level of visibility at all times PartsInMotion.co.u…

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Apec add 33 new lines to their braking range this October

Date: Friday 20 October 2023

33 new part numbers have been added to the ever-expanding Apec braking range this October. The range extension includes 18 wear indicators, 10 brake calipers, 2 brake pad sets, 1 brake cable and 2 spl…

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Shaftec’s Latest NTR Focuses on Driveshafts for Electric Vehicles

Date: Friday 20 October 2023

This takes the number of driveshafts launched this year to date to 138. Electric Vehicle applications offered in this latest range extension include Audi E-Tron (AU522L / AU522R); BMW i3 (BM315L / BM3…

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Stoney Cross Garage Takes Home Servicesure Autocentre of the Year 2023

Date: Friday 20 October 2023

Thursday 12 October saw the top Servicesure garages descend on Coombe Abbey hotel for the national garage programme’s annual Autocentre of the Year awards. The awards were Servicesure’s largest to dat…

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Wiper blades: visibility at the forefront for safety

Date: Friday 20 October 2023

Being able to count on efficient parts is fundamental, as those who choose Magneti Marelli Parts & Services know! Above all in the winter, using wiper blades that are high-quality, durable and in …

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You are invited!! Credit Management 101

Date: Thursday 19 October 2023

Is your credit control under control? In a 2023 annual survey of business-to-business (B2B) payment practices, a leading insurer found that half of all B2B invoices are settled late. With insolvencies…

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Glen Callum Associates celebrates 25-year landmark, urging aftermarket to ‘embrace change’

Date: Thursday 19 October 2023

Glen Callum Associates (GCA) has marked its 25th anniversary serving the automotive aftermarket, with the team continuing on its mission to provide effective solutions to ever-changing recruitment cha…

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The Drift King returns to Cyprus!

Date: Thursday 19 October 2023

After a very successful racing season, our Alco Filters drift driver, George Christoforou “Ela Koko”, is returning to Cyprus for the final race of the Drift Kings International Championship 2023 that …

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ALLDATA Europe and Schaeffler partner to provide REPXPERT members with instant access to original technical repair data

Date: Thursday 19 October 2023

Renowned automotive brands, ALLDATA Europe and Schaeffler, are proud to announce that they have joined forces to provide REPXPERT members original vehicle manufacturer (VM) technical repair data. REPX…

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Delphi celebrates the best UK technician talent

Date: Wednesday 18 October 2023

Delphi has once again helped showcase the best of UK garage technical talent after hosting the keenly contested Top Technician final on Saturday 14th October.The event took place at Delphi’s state-of-…

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GSF recognises Schaeffler as Servicesure Supplier of the Year

Date: Monday 16 October 2023

Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd has been presented with the Servicesure Parts Supplier of the Year award by GSF, in recognition of its continued efforts to support the Servicesure garage ne…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts wins coveted award for driver safety

Date: Friday 13 October 2023

LKQ Euro Car Parts has been recognised for excellence in driver safety at the UK Fleet Champions Awards hosted by road safety charity, Brake. The aftermarket specialist picked up the Company Driver Sa…

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GSF Car Parts Announces New Training Rollout For World Mental Health Day

Date: Friday 13 October 2023

NATIONAL motor factor GSF Car Parts has announced a new commitment to introduce accredited mental health training to its Team Members. The launch tied in with World Mental Health Day on Tuesday 10 Oct…

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Textar supports East Coast College Evolve training session

Date: Thursday 12 October 2023

Braking specialist TMD Friction UK supported East Coast College’s Evolve training session towards the end of September, providing best-practice guidance and displaying its premium Textar braking produ…

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Rally Team Project

Date: Thursday 12 October 2023

KYB Corporation in Japan has started a rally team as a project initiative. It is competing in the Japanese Rally Championship to train development engineers, increase the motivation of company employe…

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NAPA Racing UK secures historic BTCC title at Brands Hatch

Date: Wednesday 11 October 2023

A stunning season on track for NAPA Racing UK ended on the highest of highs after the team successfully wrapped up no fewer than three Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship titles on Finals Day at…

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Maverick Diagnostics hails Automotive 30% Club influence in refining gender-balanced recruitment strategy

Date: Wednesday 11 October 2023

Maverick Diagnostics has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity within its organisation, by utilising the partnership created with Automotive 30% Club. The recruitment proces…

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OESAA Academy Live ignites excitement at Exeter College

Date: Wednesday 11 October 2023

There was a vibrant atmosphere at Exeter College on Wednesday evening, as automotive professionals and colleagues descended on the college for the latest instalment of OESAA Academy Live. Original Equ…

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Lindgren pipped to Speedway World title

Date: Tuesday 10 October 2023

NGK-sponsored Freddie Lindgren, who has narrowly failed in his bid to become the 2023 FIM World Speedway champion, securing the Speedway GP World Championship silver medal, was delighted to finish in …

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Bangers4Ben 2023 – The Moovie

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Cow you bell-ieve it? It’s Bangers4Ben 2023 – MOORAY! You will have herd the Bangers4Ben 2023 charity rally is taking place in the Emerald Isle. And our two cowmedians, O’LawJaw and O’Judge, are so lo…

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DENSO thanks its valued PowerEdge customers

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Demonstrating just what a compelling proposition the PowerEdge brand presents, the DENSO UK Aftermarket team took a number of its valued customers to the Acropolis Rally, as part of its PowerEdge bran…

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Exol Lubricants and distributor Chemodex to support desert rally cancer charity fundraiser

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Leading lubricants and oils supplier, Exol Lubricants, and its distributor Chemodex, is supporting an off-road charity rally effort to raise money for cancer research charities, and support communitie…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts Chesterfield to open its doors to visitors

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

Arnold Clark Autoparts in Chesterfield will open its doors to visiting garages and workshops on October 14th, as it holds an open day to mark the launch of the newest motor factor in the area. On Satu…

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DENSO launches its latest customer karting challenge

Date: Monday 09 October 2023

The gauntlet has been thrown down and the protagonists are jostling for position as DENSO begins the quest to discover who will become its 2024 Go Karting Champion! After the success of last year’s se…

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WJFC Community Football Club secures sponsorship from LKQ Euro Car Parts

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

The team at LKQ Euro Car Parts in Cannock has agreed a sponsorship deal with the under 12’s girls’ team at Wyrley Community Football Club (WJFC) and has sponsored the club’s second ground that is clos…

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Exol Lubricants reveals its Distributor of the Year award winner

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Exol Lubricants has awarded Hampshire Oil and Grease its prestigious Distributor of the Year award for 2022. Hampshire Oil and Grease has been a proud distributor of Exol for more than seven years. A …

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A year of growth and enhanced features for myITG

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

TecAlliance, the leading expert for data management and processes in the automotive aftermarket, celebrates a year of success with its innovative cloud-based solution, myITG. This solution continues t…

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OESAA and Banner Batteries unite to ensure a car’s heart beats strong

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Banner Batteries is a founding member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA). One of the key factors behind joining was the organisation’s determination and strategy to ed…

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Ecobat Battery to demonstrate a wealth of power storage solutions

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Ecobat Battery will be using the Motorhome & Caravan Show at NEC Birmingham, to present visitors with a wide range of batteries and charging options that can further improve the performance and ca…

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JURATEK hosts customer VIP day at Silverstone BTCC round

Date: Friday 06 October 2023

Braking supplier JURATEK invited 20 guests trackside for the penultimate race weekend of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at Silverstone, to see the brand’s sponsored driver, Árón Taylor-Sm…

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IMI inspires a new generation of automotive talent with the donation of Assisted Reality headsets to colleges

Date: Tuesday 03 October 2023

Inspiring a new generation of automotive talent, the IMI, in collaboration with Autotech Connect and RealWear, has donated Assisted Reality headsets to 18 colleges and training providers nationwide. T…

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The pace of digitisation in the aftermarket is picking up: Kevan Wooden, chief commercial officer, LKQ UK & Ireland

Date: Tuesday 03 October 2023

There are two recent trends in the aftermarket which suggest that the sector’s digital transformation is gathering pace. The first is the continued acceleration in online ordering, as evidenced in the…

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Schaeffler reminds mechanics to register for REPXPERT Academy Live roadshow in Ashton-under-Lyne

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

As part of its plan to help garages keep up-to-date on the latest products, repair solutions and technical information, Schaeffler is reminding mechanics to register for its free REPXPERT Academy Live…

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Cleevely EV hosts first garage EV introduction day

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Cleevely Electric Vehicles (EV) has hosted a successful first event for garages eager to find out more about electric vehicle opportunities on Saturday 16th September. Nine garage staff attended an in…

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TechMan to demonstrate leading GMS at Mechanex 2023

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

TechMan will be offering garages and workshops a chance to get hands on with its garage management system at this year’s Mechanex show, from 7th-8th November at Sandown Park in Surrey. The company wil…

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Success for Ring at the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire!

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Named sponsor for the night stage, Ring has hailed the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire a triumph, as it allowed the company to have vital interaction with current and potential customers. The Trackrod Rally …

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GS Yuasa’s popular ‘Powering what matters’ campaign set to return to screens across the country

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

GS Yuasa, the leading battery manufacturer, are proud to announce the return of ‘Powering what matters’ this autumn. The campaign, which has already achieved over 215 million impacts and captured the …

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Impression supports East Coast College apprenticeship awards with prizes

Date: Monday 02 October 2023

Automotive aftermarket PR and digital marketing agency Impression Communications has helped nurture the next generation of aftermarket talent by supporting leading Apprentice of the Year Awards, hoste…

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Streetwize Accessories joins IAAF membership

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

Leading supplier of automotive accessories, Streetwize Accessories, has joined the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) membership. Established in 1986, the Manchester-based company sp…

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Call for nominations in Pride of Aftermarket Award

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

The IAAF has issued a "Call for Nominations" in its Pride of Aftermarket Awards at the IAAF Annual Awards Dinner sponsored by Alliance Automotive Group (AAG) which is taking place on Thursday 7th Dece…

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E-Motive announces raft of aftermarket industry speakers at free “Automating Automotive 2024” event on 5th October 2023

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

IAAF member E-Motive, the leading provider of aftermarket ecommerce solutions, has announced several industry speakers for its “Automating Automotive 2024”, a free event in eBay’s Richmond offices, on…

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PartsinMotion.co.uk receives commendation in Auto Express awards

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

Online parts distributor, PartsInMotion.co.uk has scooped second place in the annual Auto Express awards for ‘Best Car Parts Website’. This particular award category celebrates the best on the web for…

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Comline announces business partnership with Luton Town Football Club

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

Comline Auto Parts, a leading global brand of automotive aftermarket parts, is thrilled to announce an exciting business partnership with its hometown club, Luton Town Football Club, for the 2023/24 P…

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TerraClean-sponsored Turkington scoops Silverstone spoils

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

TerraClean-sponsored British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) ace Colin Turkington took a stunning victory in the third of three races at Silverstone to complete a mixed conditions comeback drive for t…

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Drag bike racing tribute for The Cannon

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

Lucas Oil has paid its respects to one of its sponsored racers and brand ambassadors who died in a road accident, last week. Chris Hannam, 57, a drag bike racing team manager and former Top Fuel rider…

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IAAF regional meetings to offer state-of-the-art member facility tours

Date: Friday 29 September 2023

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) is taking its activity direct to its aftermarket membership with the arrangement of several regional meetings across England in mid-October. Wi…

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MAHLE Aftermarket UK has been named ‘Component Product of the Year’ by A1 Motor Stores members

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

The award is a testament to MAHLE Aftermarket UK’s unrelenting commitment to product research and development to offer a strong portfolio of high-quality components to meet the needs of the market and…

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Get straight to the solution with Maverick Diagnostics’ Vehicle Technical Support

Date: Monday 25 September 2023

Maverick Diagnostics is primed to transform customers’ workshop repair experience. Upon a rolling monthly subscription to Vehicle Technical Support, in collaboration with technical partner, Grup Eina,…

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