Tel:+44(0)121 748 4600 Fax:+44(0)121 730 2745 Email: info@iaaf.co.uk Search
The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

Product News

The future of bulbs is bright for the aftermarket

Date: Friday 15 October 2021

Replacement car bulbs are one of the fastest moving and most profitable product lines in the aftermarket. With peak MOT season in full flow, garages and motor factors need to make the most of upsellin…

Read more...

Product News

GS Yuasa’s traction range gains momentum for European market

Date: Friday 15 October 2021

GS Yuasa have announced the launch of a new range of traction batteries for the European material handling market. The launch sees the manufacturer, a world leader for vehicle and industrial batteries…

Read more...

Product News

Changing to NSK Molded-Oil bearings reduces maintenance costs at a car wash

Date: Friday 15 October 2021

The operator of a car wash line in Germany repeatedly had to replace bearings in the rotary unions of the system’s wash heads, leading to costs of over €12,000 per annum for spare parts alone. However…

Read more...

Product News

LED technology in the smallest space

Date: Friday 15 October 2021

HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert is launching the smallest homologated beacon to date. With a height of just 68 millimetres, the K-LED Nano offers LED technology in the smallest of spaces, w…

Read more...

Product News

MEYLE Academy: new high-voltage e-learning course available in English

Date: Friday 15 October 2021

Under the name MEYLE Academy, the German manufacturer MEYLE is offering a wide range of (digital) training courses with highly relevant content free of charge. As one of the first on the market, MEYLE…

Read more...

Product News
IAAF Member News

Apec steering & suspension press release

Date: Friday 15 October 2021

After over 50 years of serving the automotive aftermarket as a braking specialist, Apec has recently revealed plans to expand into new product categories, applying their industry expertise to a new su…

Read more...

Product News

NEW alternator A2135S in AS-PL offer

Date: Friday 15 October 2021

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A2135S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

Read more...

Product News

New oil for Ford models: LIQUI MOLY Top Tec 6610

Date: Friday 15 October 2021

With Top Tec 6610, LIQUI MOLY is launching a new motor oil on the market that meets the latest Ford requirements (WSS M2C 952-A1), among others. “This is a top-of-the-line oil that reduces fuel consum…

Read more...

Product News

MAHLE supports Liebherr in developing hydrogen-fueled heavy-duty engines

Date: Friday 15 October 2021

MAHLE Powertrain, the development service provider of automotive supplier MAHLE is supporting Liebherr Machines Bulle SA in their research aimed at developing hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engin…

Read more...

Product News

HELLA SOS 360° warning lamp: compact warning light for car and motorcycle

Date: Friday 15 October 2021

Whenever there is a breakdown or an accident, it is essential to secure the location in question. This explains why in many countries the warning triangle is required by law. But until this is set up,…

Read more...

Product News

Schaeffler announces major update to REPXPERT workshop portal

Date: Thursday 07 October 2021

With its reputation for putting the needs of aftermarket professionals first, Schaeffler continues to do what it does best, completely redesigning its popular REPXPERT portal to provide an even greate…

Read more...

Product News

Data quality as a success factor at TMD Friction

Date: Thursday 07 October 2021

For TMD Friction, the global leader in brake pad technology, data quality is of strategic importance. For over ten years, a specialised data team has been continuously improving product and catalogue …

Read more...

IAAF Member News
Product News

MAM Software helps supplier assure customers of accurate product data in Autocat

Date: Thursday 07 October 2021

MAM Software is pleased to announce that Capricorn Car Parts Ltd has now successfully updated its product data from V7 to V8 in Autocat, the UK’s leading web-driven vehicle parts catalogue. Moving fro…

Read more...

Product News

BM Catalysts launches new-to-range parts to cover expanding European car parc

Date: Thursday 07 October 2021

The UK’s leading manufacturer of aftermarket catalytic converters, DPFs and front pipes, BM Catalysts, has unveiled 22 new references in its ever-growing product portfolio to cover over two million ad…

Read more...

Product News

Prepare for the winter season with Exol’s Antifreeze range

Date: Thursday 07 October 2021

Exol Lubricants is encouraging technicians, garages and workshops to prepare for the winter season by stocking up on its leading Antifreeze range to cover the passenger car (PC) and commercial vehicle…

Read more...

Product News

MAHLE introduces new references to thermal management portfolio

Date: Thursday 07 October 2021

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has extended its ever-expanding thermal management range, with the addition of over 90 new references to cover the growing European vehicle car parc. The latest new-to-range produ…

Read more...

Product News

Borg & Beck urges aftermarket to get winter-ready with filter replacements

Date: Thursday 07 October 2021

With winter fast approaching and the DVLA reporting that 60 percent of all MOTs for the year will take place in the second half of the year, First Line Ltd., via its Borg & Beck brand, is advising…

Read more...

Product News

Optima C5 LSJ 0W-20 gains approval from Jaguar Land Rover

Date: Thursday 07 October 2021

Leading lubricants supplier, Exol, has received approval from Jaguar Land Rover for its Optima C5 LSJ 0W-20, to their STJLR.51.5122 specification. Optima C5 LSJ 0W-20 is the latest generation fully sy…

Read more...

IAAF Member News
Product News

OSRAM unveils TRUCKSTAR PRO range updates

Date: Thursday 07 October 2021

Leading automotive lighting specialist, OSRAM, has updated the features in its well established, powerful TRUCKSTAR PRO range; for a brighter light offering for the CV market. Ideal for professional d…

Read more...

Product News

HELLA introduces new Modular Lightbar for municipal vehicles

Date: Friday 01 October 2021

Municipal emergency vehicles are operating day and night to provide the safety required on the roads. Individual beacons are often insufficient for warning other road users in good time when work is t…

Read more...

Product News

Banner’s six top tips for long battery life

Date: Friday 01 October 2021

For drivers of all ages, whether experienced or inexperienced, probably the most frustrating thing to encounter is a car that simply won’t start! However as Europe’s leading manufacturer of batteries …

Read more...

Product News
IAAF Member News

Brake Engineering introduces surge of new calipers to mark 40th year

Date: Friday 01 October 2021

Brake Engineering has introduced an impressive 82 new brake calipers since the start of 2021, as it celebrates its 40th anniversary by continuing its commitment to innovation and service in the automo…

Read more...

Product News

Ring launches Xenon200 bulb for brighter future

Date: Friday 01 October 2021

As the nation returns to normality, more people are heading on staycations and making road trips to see family, friends and business acquaintances. The latest launch from Ring offers drivers up to 200…

Read more...

Product News

PartsinMotion.co.uk unveils NAPA dispensing stand for technicians

Date: Friday 01 October 2021

Garages and service centres should prepare for the MOT season with NAPA’s new bulb dispensing stand, providing technicians with easy access to its popular bulb range, says PartsinMotion.co.uk. Lightin…

Read more...

Product News

OESAA reveals First Brands Group as newest member

Date: Friday 01 October 2021

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is thrilled to welcome First Brands Group as a new member of its organisation. First Brands Group, which originated from TRICO Group in…

Read more...

Product News
IAAF Member News

Teng Tools joins The Parts Alliance

Date: Friday 01 October 2021

With more than 30 years’ experience developing tools for a myriad of sectors, including the aftermarket, Teng Tools has now become a supplier to The Parts Alliance to spread its range even further. Th…

Read more...

Product News
IAAF Member News

Delphi Technologies launches new BlueTech VCI empowering the aftermarket with state-of-the-art diagnostics

Date: Thursday 30 September 2021

Delphi Technologies Aftermarket; a brand of BorgWarner Inc, grows its diagnostic portfolio with an innovative, easy to use analytic tool providing workshops with an extensive suite of diagnostic inter…

Read more...

Product News

Comline joins forces with YouTube sensation Salvage Rebuilds UK

Date: Thursday 30 September 2021

Comline Auto Parts is delighted to announce a partnership with YouTube sensation, Salvage Rebuilds UK. With more than 210,000 subscribers and thousands of views per video, technicians Rob and Chris ar…

Read more...

Product News

Klarius ready to support 7 million MOTs in September/October 2021

Date: Thursday 30 September 2021

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has recently announced that it expects over 7 million MOTs to take place during September and October 2021 – a 22% rise compared to the normal figures fo…

Read more...

Product News

TechMan easing garage stress with intuitive management tools

Date: Thursday 30 September 2021

Garage owners, managers, technicians and front-of-house staff have all benefited from TechMan’s commitment to its continual development of intuitive garage management tools and features, each one help…

Read more...

Product News

Mitigating the drawbacks of E10 petrol

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

E10 petrol is intended to make the fuel more environment-friendly, but it also has a number of special features. “Since the fuel differs from ethanol-free petrol in some respects, we have developed ou…

Read more...

Product News

First Line Ltd. unveils new-to-range highlights

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

Automotive aftermarket supplier, First Line Ltd., has introduced 44 new references to its popular product ranges, bringing relevant parts to market fast, for the ever-growing vehicle car parc. Key new…

Read more...

Product News

Workshop bookings easier than ever as TechMan responds to garage requests

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

Garage Management System, TechMan has made the management of bookings even easier for users thanks to two new developments rolled out in response to garage requests. The transfer of jobs that overrun …

Read more...

Product News

Schaeffler updates online catalogue

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

Schaeffler has updated the TecDoc driven online catalogue hosted on its aftermarket website – https://aftermarket.schaeffler.co.uk – to provide users with more functionality and easier access to the o…

Read more...

Product News

Filling a gap

Date: Friday 24 September 2021

“We saw the need for an enhanced material solution and, given Freudenberg’s polymer material expertise, set out to develop a new family of materials that directly addressed the challenges created in a…

Read more...

Product News

DENSO and Schaeffler join forces to host technical webinars

Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is pleased to reveal details of its upcoming webinars, which will be spearheaded by DENSO and Schaeffler. Tim Adams and Richard Groot, …

Read more...

Product News

MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy unveil breakthrough battery technology

Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021

MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy have unveiled a new battery technology which offers ultra-fast recharging coupled with good power density. By combining the benefits of super capacitors and tradi…

Read more...

Product News

Fast supply accelerates the gas springs business

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

Lesjöfors’ gas springs business is expanding worldwide. The reasons for this are related to new sales channels and reliable deliveries as well as recovery from last year’s dip in demand caused by coro…

Read more...

Product News

Our Virtual Academy launches EV masters roadshow

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

Training provider, Our Virtual Academy is set to launch a new face-to-face training department for the benefit of technicians. Our Virtual Academy Live will launch the new department with an electric …

Read more...

Product News

HELLA equips electric vehicle of a European premium manufacturer with lighting and electronics products

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

The development of electromobility continues to progress and this is accompanied by a wide range of opportunities for suppliers. Firstly, in the area of drive concept/energy management, where HELLA is…

Read more...

Product News

NEW alternator A4138S in AS-PL offer

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A4138S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

Read more...

Product News

HaynesPro's acclaimed VESA application has just got better

Date: Friday 17 September 2021

Our VESA application, part of the WorkshopData electronics section, has long been highly valued by automotive technicians. At the core of VESA are the localised or concise wiring diagrams that are uni…

Read more...

Product News

Delphi Technologies enhances its automotive training offering with launch of new e-learning platform

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021

Delphi Technologies, part of the BorgWarner family, is launching a new e-learning platform - the Delphi Technologies Academy - aimed at making it easier than ever for those in the automotive industry …

Read more...

IAAF Member News
Product News

New oil for Haldex couplings

Date: Friday 10 September 2021

All-wheel vehicles made by Audi, Opel, Seat, Skoda, Volkswagen and Volvo usually have a Haldex clutch. This also powers the rear wheels – but only when necessary. This type of clutch requires a specia…

Read more...

Product News

Auto Spares Wales eyes further growth with Autopart

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

Auto Spares Wales, a startup motor factor based in Newport, recently implemented Autopart, in a move that has helped the company go “from strength to strength” in just a few months’ of trading. Tony G…

Read more...

IAAF Member News
Product News

HELLA presents innovative solutions for the mobility of the future at IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

HELLA, the internationally positioned automotive supplier will be presenting a wide range of innovative lighting and electronics solutions for the mobility of the future at the IAA Mobility 2021 (7th …

Read more...

Product News

TechMan Euro Car Parts integration brings more time-savings

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

Workshops across the UK have applauded TechMan for its recent integration of the Euro Car Parts catalogue which has brought further time-saving benefits to the Garage Management System. TechMan users …

Read more...

Product News

IAA Mobility: climate-friendly solutions for all kinds of mobility – Bosch is generating sales of more than one billion euros with electromobility

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

In electromobility, no other company offers as many options as Bosch: from e-bikes to construction machinery, and from silicon carbide chips to pre-integrated e-axle modules. And this is paying off: i…

Read more...

Product News
IAAF Member News

MAHLE updates eCatalogue solution for faster parts search

Date: Wednesday 08 September 2021

MAHLE Aftermarket’s eCatalogue is now provided by TecAlliance and has undergone functionality updates to offer an even easier and faster parts search solution on a computer and mobile app. MAHLE’s eCa…

Read more...

Product News

New Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: Friday 03 September 2021

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released the first part of a new course on Interlock Circuits, also known as Pilot Lines. These safety-critical circuits are used to assist in the pr…

Read more...

Product News