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Automechanika 2022: Shaftec Drives Further into Europe….from Hall 3.1 Stand G11

Date: Monday 18 July 2022

With its first product launch in 10 years - a comprehensive range of new Propshafts - a dynamic new website and an enhanced export division, transmission expert Shaftec will use this year’s Automechan…

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Autotech Training throws support behind HGV sector with extended range of courses

Date: Friday 15 July 2022

In a direct response to the heavy goods vehicle technical skills crisis, Autotech Training has, for the first time, extended its offering to include the HGV sector. The move follows reports that the s…

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The doctor is in and there is no charge!

Date: Friday 15 July 2022

Global lubricant leading light, Motul, is finalising its programme for arguably the two biggest remaining historic vehicle events of 2022 - the Classic at Silverstone over August Bank Holiday weekend …

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HELLA brings fully electric brake-by-wire pedal into large-scale production

Date: Friday 15 July 2022

HELLA, an internationally positioned automotive supplier and part of Group FORVIA, has been commissioned with the world's first large-scale development and production of a completely electric brake pe…

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Feel the need

Date: Friday 15 July 2022

Maverick Diagnostics feels the need; The need, for greater training provision to help the aftermarket to get techs up to speed on EVs and hybrids. With the cross-industry staffing shortfall running in…

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Juratek New to Range July Bulletin

Date: Monday 11 July 2022

Juratek have expanded an already extensive product line by adding 12 calipers to an ever-growing braking range. Calipers:JCA1141L & JCA1141R rear calipers to fitNISSAN: Cube (09-), Juke (10-), NV2…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts brings MPM Engine and Gear Oil to Republic of Ireland

Date: Monday 11 July 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts has expanded its product offering in the Republic of Ireland with the launch of MPM Engine Oil and Gear Oil, giving garages access to OEM-approved lubricants and liquids that suppor…

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Motorists unaware on importance of regular Cabin Filter replacement, garages urged to ‘step-up’ and protect customers

Date: Monday 11 July 2022

National automotive parts distributor, GSF Car Parts is calling on workshops to help protect motorists, and their passengers, against harmful pollutants by educating drivers on the importance of regul…

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NEW starter S5489S in AS-PL offer

Date: Monday 11 July 2022

Another new starter has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The starter has an index number S5489S and is the product of the AS brand. The starter belongs to the Standard line - the line of products that merge …

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Garages embrace online parts supply to support growth

Date: Monday 11 July 2022

Independent garages looking to grow their business are embracing online parts supply in greater numbers, as they look to access a wider range of available products from leading brands. Online automoti…

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Authorities confiscate significant haul of counterfeit NSK bearings

Date: Monday 11 July 2022

The recent discovery of a large number of counterfeit NSK bearings in Johannesburg, South Africa, highlights the need to remain vigilant in the face of criminals who look to put the safety and integri…

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MAHLE Powertrain drives the development of ammonia combustion for heavy duty engines

Date: Friday 08 July 2022

MAHLE Powertrain is leading an innovative project to develop technologies to replace diesel with ammonia in heavy duty combustion engines. Funded through the UK Government’s Net Zero Innovation Portfo…

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Unprecedented level of growth for North East Garage

Date: Monday 04 July 2022

Gateshead-based Team Valley Service & MOT Centre, the largest independent garage in the North East, is continuing to reap larger than expected growth figures. The company, which specialises in pro…

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Professional Grade Tool Chests from Carlyle Tools

Date: Monday 04 July 2022

Automotive aftermarket manufacturer Carlyle Tools has recently released a new range of professional grade tool storage chests, as used by BTCC team Motorbase Performance. Whether you are just starting…

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DENSO Aftermarket and Tetrosyl Express Ltd announce UK Distribution Partnership

Date: Monday 04 July 2022

Effective July 2022, DENSO Aftermarket is excited to announce its partnership with Tetrosyl Express LTD as a key strategic distribution partner in the UK market. By partnering with Tetrosyl Express, D…

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Exol Lubricants claims three additional quality standards for Optima engine oil

Date: Monday 04 July 2022

The upgrade of the performance additive in Exol Lubricants’ Optima LSBM 0W-30 engine oil has enabled the company to claim three further quality standards, broadening the scope of the low SAPS engine o…

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Ring launches 24V bulb stand for quick, trade-use reach

Date: Monday 04 July 2022

Ring Automotive has launched a new bulb stand, delivered with 174 of the most popular 24V bulbs, for quick availability at the point of installation. The eye-catching BU274 24V Bulb Stand is fully sto…

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News from the Diesel Technic Parts Specialists: Workshop video on the motor belt drive

Date: Monday 04 July 2022

In the new Parts Specialists workshop video, it is all about the belt drive in the engine. The Parts Specialists Lars and Kevin take a close look at their truck and have practical hints and tips up th…

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Diesel Technic Product Portrait: 3.33308 Steering column switch, black

Date: Monday 04 July 2022

Two indicators on each side, one at the front and one at the rear, are stipulated for trucks and buses. When used, these must illuminate with a frequency of 1.5 Hz (± 0.5 Hz) = 90 x per minute (± 30 x…

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Schaeffler expands aftermarket range of innovative thermal management modules

Date: Thursday 30 June 2022

The Aftermarket division of the global industrial and automotive supplier Schaeffler is expanding its range of thermal management modules (TMM) under the INA brand. Schaeffler has supplied these innov…

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Marathon adds Braking Splash Shields to range

Date: Thursday 30 June 2022

Marathon Warehouse Distribution have announced a new range of NK Braking Splash Shields. Traditionally considered a main dealer component, splash shields are fitted behind the brake disc & caliper…

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Ring expands versatile inspection lamp range further

Date: Thursday 30 June 2022

Ring Automotive has expanded its range of inspection lamps with the launch of the hands-free RIL0265 Detachable Neck Light and RIL0115 Flexible Head Torch, offering complete versatility when shining a…

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First Line Ltd. showcases stringent Clutch quality control in new YouTube promotional video

Date: Thursday 30 June 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialist First Line Ltd. has showcased its bespoke Borg & Beck Clutch Technical Centre in a new promotional video on its YouTube channel. The technical centre features hig…

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Ring Automotive renews focus on importance of tyre care as fuel prices soar

Date: Thursday 30 June 2022

As petrol and diesel costs rise to record levels, Ring Automotive has prompted drivers to consider the importance of properly inflated tyres, which can affect their vehicle’s fuel consumption. Rolling…

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Haven’t found the right replacement exhaust Yeti? Go to Klarius!

Date: Thursday 30 June 2022

Klarius has further grown its market-leading range of aftermarket exhausts by introducing 27 new products, including diesel particulate filters (DPFs) for the Skoda Yeti 2.0. As is standard with all K…

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Garage technicians, you can help vehicle owners keep fuel costs down when replacing exhausts…

Date: Wednesday 29 June 2022

Are you ordering a replacement exhaust for a customer? Choosing a fully type-approved Klarius system, compared to a lower quality alternative, could save the driver up to the initial purchase cost in …

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NOCO Boost X. Extreme Power.

Date: Tuesday 28 June 2022

Introducing a new kind of jump starting experience featuring our latest PX Lithium Technology that delivers incredible power, ultra-fast charging, and unmatched versatility. This isn't an upgrade— it'…

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Hubs and bearings pick of the bunch as Comline releases NTR bulletin

Date: Monday 27 June 2022

While families may be gearing up for their holidays, Comline Auto Parts (Comline) isn’t taking it easy, with the award-winning British brand releasing a host of hubs and bearings for popular family mo…

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Don’t cut corners on emissions, warned BM Catalysts this Clean Air Day

Date: Friday 24 June 2022

With Clean Air Day taking place on 16th June, BM Catalysts once again stressed the need for the automotive aftermarket to clean up its act and clampdown on the use of poor-quality emissions control de…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts expands Disctech braking range

Date: Friday 24 June 2022

Arnold Clark Autoparts has revamped its Disctech brake disc product line, delivering high-end braking for passenger car applications and fulfilling the latest R90 safety requirements. The new zinc coa…

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First Line Ltd. expands range with 51 new references

Date: Friday 24 June 2022

Automotive aftermarket supplier First Line Ltd. has expanded its product offering with 51 new references across various product categories, including Steering and Suspension, Wheel Bearings, Filters, …

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Ring launches Xenon200 counter display unit

Date: Friday 24 June 2022

Ring Automotive has launched the Xenon200 counter display unit, containing twin packs of the award-winning H7 and H4 Xenon200 brighter upgrade headlamp bulbs. Ring’s BU0200 Xenon200 Counter Display Un…

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There’s still time to win mega points by fitting NTK sensors

Date: Friday 24 June 2022

There’s still time for UK workshops to take advantage of NGK’s latest sensors promotion. The company has been offering members of its BoxClever independent garage loyalty scheme a massive incentive to…

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Nickel price volatility could damage turbocharger quality, warns Melett

Date: Wednesday 22 June 2022

Turbocharger specialist, Melett is warning the UK automotive industry to maintain quality, as soaring raw material prices are seeing the cost of components rise. The office for national statistics sai…

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Garage sees new enquiries increase tenfold following new website launch

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Bootle Motor Company, an independent garage in Liverpool, is celebrating a milestone after its website reached over 400k Google search page one appearances in just 10 months of going live. The family …

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Ring electrifies EV cable market with high-end premium copper for high efficiency

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Ring Automotive has sounded a reminder to electric vehicle (EV) users of the importance of using good quality charging cables as the cost of electricity increases. The range of Ring charging cables ar…

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First Line Ltd. expands electric vehicle product offering

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Automotive aftermarket parts specialist First Line Ltd. has continued to expand its electric vehicle (EV) product offering, with over 1,000 references now applied to fully electric vehicles across ove…

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Yuasa expand popular YBX EFB range with next generation YBX7012 EFB battery

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

GS Yuasa have expanded their market-leading Yuasa YBX battery range with the launch of a new Enhanced Flooded (EFB) next generation automotive battery. The Yuasa YBX7012 EFB Start-Stop battery is now …

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Delphi Technologies Academy offers invaluable Security Gateway insight to the aftermarket

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

The Delphi Technologies Academy adds Security Gateway training, giving the aftermarket an insight that is needed to access and update vital data inside the newest vehicles, and win business traditiona…

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MAHLE offers customers the right fit with additional parts

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has introduced an additional 27 MAHLE original spare parts to its ever-growing range, offering customers the best in OE quality. The aftermarket specialist is committed to expandi…

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Successful MEYLE HD concept: new and environmentally friendly workshop solutions in our anniversary year

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

In the year 2002, the spare parts specialist introduced the first technically enhanced MEYLE HD part. To mark its 20th anniversary, the Hamburg-based experts have set course for the future of their HD…

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Specialist turbocharger network brings latest innovations to Autopromotec Bologna 2022

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Melett’s Authorised Service Centre (ASC) network of highly qualified turbocharger repairers recently demonstrated its commitment to quality at Autopromotec Bologna on 25th - 28th May. A key highlight …

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Clean diesel particulate filters will help in push for reduced emissions, says Fueltone Pro

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Renewed focus has been put on emissions and net zero as the UK marks Clean Air Day 2022, however fuel additive agent Fueltone Pro says solutions are already available to reduce vehicle emissions. With…

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MAHLE highlights importance of quality filtration on Clean Air Day

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

As this year’s Clean Air Day, taking place on 16th June, is putting a focus on travel, MAHLE Aftermarket is pointing to the importance of opting for quality when it comes to filtration. This Clean Air…

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Corteco new-to-range: SEAL RING, VALVE STEM #49489921

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

Corteco have increased our range of OIL SEAL parts for IVECO. Our products are designed to meet the highest quality standards and are manufactured using the latest production methods. For more informa…

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Uninterrupted lightness [Freudenberg Sealing Technologies]

Date: Monday 20 June 2022

We have developed various cost-effective alternatives for large-scale production(Volker Schroiff, Director, Technology Management, at Freudenberg Sealing Technologies) Plastics can do more than just i…

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Ring Automotive gives new recyclable packaging the green light

Date: Thursday 16 June 2022

As part of its ongoing commitment to embrace environmentally friendly packaging options, Ring Automotive has announced that a whole host of its upgrade halogen bulb ranges will be launched in its new …

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Data quality ensures success in the automotive aftermarket

Date: Tuesday 14 June 2022

Correct, standardised and up-to-date product information is the key to success in e-commerce. Only with high-quality data can users quickly find the correct replacement part at the point of sale. This…

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GSF Car Parts adds DR!VE+ Filters to filtration offering

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

National automotive parts distributor, GSF Car Parts has become the UK’s exclusive distributor of DR!VE+ Filters, an OE-matching quality range of air, cabin, fuel and oil filters. DR!VE+ Filters are n…

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Philips lights up the 2022 Auto Express Product Honours

Date: Monday 13 June 2022

Lumileds, the global manufacturers of Philips Automotive Lighting products, are celebrating a host of awards at the 2022 Auto Express Product Honours. The Philips Xperion 6000 Slim workshop inspection…

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