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BM Catalysts expands catalytic converter range with new references

Date: Wednesday 13 April 2022

Leading catalytic converter, DPF and front pipe manufacturer, BM Catalysts, has added nine new references to its ever-expanding range. As part of its ongoing commitment to provide customers with a wid…

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OSRAM driving lights shine bright in BBC Speedshop episode

Date: Tuesday 12 April 2022

OSRAM’s lighting range is in the spotlight as part of a mountain rescue-equipped Land Rover Defender feature on the BBC Two show The Speedshop. As part of the feature, Land Rover accessory brand Terra…

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Mintex opens two championship seasons at Donington Park

Date: Tuesday 12 April 2022

Mintex provided the stopping power at the season openers of the Focus Cup and EnduroKA Series, which took place at Donington Park circuit 2nd-3rd April. The Focus Cup and EnduroKA Series are one-make …

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Caravan & Camper Batteries – what you need to know

Date: Tuesday 12 April 2022

As with almost any vacation, taking a well-deserved break that runs smoothly and without any problems or glitches, is at the top of anyone’s wish list. And when it comes to caravans and motorhomes the…

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HELLA sets the face of the Škoda Enyaq iV with an illuminated radiator grill

Date: Tuesday 12 April 2022

HELLA, the international automotive supplier, has developed a comprehensive lighting package for the Enyaq iV together with its manufacturer Škoda. The main focus is on the dynamic illumination of the…

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New Philips Xperion 6000 lights star in 2022 Auto Express inspection light group test

Date: Monday 11 April 2022

The UK’s most respected testing forum for automotive products, Auto Express, has assessed two of the latest Philips Xperion 6000 workshop lights and found them to be the pick of the bunch in its annua…

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Schaeffler introduces LuK RepSet 2CT repair solution for popular VAG DQ381 ‘wet’ double clutch system

Date: Monday 11 April 2022

Reflecting its position as a leading original equipment (OE) manufacturer and preferred partner to vehicle manufacturers around the world, Schaeffler has again responded to the needs of the independen…

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MAHLE Aftermarket expands thermal management portfolio

Date: Monday 11 April 2022

MAHLE Aftermarket is expanding its portfolio to include indirect air conditioning condensers, which are becoming standard components in the air conditioning systems of modern vehicles. By continuously…

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Investment key in volatile raw materials market

Date: Friday 08 April 2022

Turbocharger specialist, Melett, continues to increase its stockholding of turbocharger components, as it looks to support customers against the backdrop of a volatile raw materials market. Melett’s g…

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NEW alternator A1097S in AS-PL offer

Date: Thursday 07 April 2022

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A1097S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - the line of products th…

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Diesel Technic Product Portrait: 3.59154 Propeller Shaft

Date: Tuesday 05 April 2022

The propeller shaft, also known as the cardan shaft, is an important component in rear-wheel and all-wheel drive. It’s job is to transfer the torque in a buckled drive train from the engine or transmi…

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Transmission oil change made fast and easy: MEYLE introduces its own transmission oil filling device

Date: Tuesday 05 April 2022

The Hamburg-based manufacturer MEYLE introduces its new transmission oil filling device and a matching adaptor set for oil change on all transmission types. The high-quality and handy device comes wit…

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Lesjofors Launch a New Leaf Spring Reference

Date: Tuesday 05 April 2022

Lesjofors Springs are pleased to announce the introduction of a further leaf spring into their market-leading range. All new-to-range springs will be available progressively over the coming weeks. …

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Lesjöfors Launch 16 New Coil Spring References

Date: Tuesday 05 April 2022

Lesjöfors Springs are pleased to announce the introduction of a further 16 coil springs into their market-leading range. All new-to-range springs will be available progressively over the coming weeks.…

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MINI-mising delivery times! New Klarius exhausts now available

Date: Thursday 31 March 2022

Adding to its ever-growing range of market-leading aftermarket exhaust systems, Klarius has released new parts, including replacement catalytic converters, for the latest models of the Mini Cooper 1.5…

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Dayco adds more products to its growing aftermarket programme

Date: Thursday 31 March 2022

Demonstrating the growing number of product groups that now feature in its aftermarket programme, Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and afterma…

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Spotlight to shine on OSRAM’s lighting range at the UK Garage & Bodyshop Event 2022

Date: Tuesday 29 March 2022

OSRAM has revealed that it will be showcasing its wide range of OE-quality standard and upgrade bulbs, as well as its workshop solutions bulb stands, at the UK Garage and Bodyshop event. OSRAM will de…

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DVSA to work with IAAF as market surveillance turns to braking

Date: Tuesday 29 March 2022

The DVSA’s Market Surveillance Unit has commenced testing the compliance of OEM and aftermarket braking components. Testing both performance and labelling in accordance with UNECE 90 Regulation, DVSA …

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Philips RacingVision GT200 - recommended again by Auto Express

Date: Monday 28 March 2022

Philips RacingVision GT200 - the top of the line performance bulb in the Philips automotive lighting range, with its up to +200% brighter light than industry standard - has once again been awarded cov…

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Corteco: New to range vibration control parts

Date: Monday 28 March 2022

Engine Mounting #49476438 Corteco have increased our range of vibration control parts for FAW VW. Our products are designed to meet the highest quality standards and are manufactured using the latest…

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Sales trends & predictions for 2022: the future is digital

Date: Friday 25 March 2022

2022 could bring about the start of a new exciting era, but what could this new world look like for the future of sales? Last year was a time of constant change, in more ways than one, we've seen lots…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts revamps Ultratec brand

Date: Friday 25 March 2022

Ultratec oil, available exclusively at Arnold Clark Autoparts, has undergone a vast expansion to its range with a substantial brand refresh, revealing new branding and packaging, as the range continue…

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First Line expands range with 52 new products

Date: Friday 25 March 2022

Automotive aftermarket supplier, First Line Ltd., has expanded its product offering with 52 new references. First Line Ltd. is meeting the needs of the constantly growing and aging car parc across the…

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High fuel prices? How drivers can economise

Date: Friday 25 March 2022

The current prices at the filling station can bring tears to a driver’s eyes. There’s nothing we can do to change the prices per se, but there are a number of simple ways to reduce the running costs o…

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Corteco - new to range products: March 2022

Date: Friday 25 March 2022

Corteco have increased our range of vibration control range and oil seals range for vehicles such as: AUDI, BMW, FIAT, FORD, MERCEDES, MITSUBISHI and TOYOTA. All products are designed to meet the high…

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Same day supply deal of Borg & Beck agreed

Date: Thursday 24 March 2022

First Line Ltd. has reached a national distribution agreement with Marathon Warehouse Distribution to supply the Borg & Beck brand to motor factors on a frequent same-day delivery service. As part…

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First Line Ltd. expands Borg and Beck Classic Clutch range

Date: Tuesday 22 March 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialists First Line Ltd. has expanded its Classic Clutch product offering through its Borg and Beck brand, featuring further innovations to meet today’s exacting quality stan…

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MAHLE releases technical bulletin on importance of cleaned cooling systems

Date: Monday 21 March 2022

Thermal management specialist, MAHLE, has reminded technicians of the importance and benefits of cleaning cooling systems following contamination. In its latest technical bulletin, MAHLE points out th…

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A new launch of air springs added to the Apec range

Date: Monday 21 March 2022

Apec leaps into a new season with the launch of air springs to its flourishing range of non-braking components. Apec Air Springs are designed with comfort and excellence in mind, and by using premium …

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Repair kit, brake caliper: suitable for Scania

Date: Monday 21 March 2022

Art. no.: 1.35057 replaces 1906779 The main task of the brake caliper is to convert the pneumatic pressure in the braking system into a mechanical force – in order to reduce the vehicle's speed. In th…

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Brake check with the Parts Specialists from Diesel Technic

Date: Friday 18 March 2022

In the new workshop video by the Parts Specialists, the brake system of a transporter is examined more closely and then repaired by the workshop professionals Lars and Kevin. As always, viewers get to…

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NEW alternator A5447S in AS-PL offer

Date: Friday 18 March 2022

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A5447S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - the line of products th…

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MAHLE releases technical bulletin on unique servicing requirements of BMW radiators

Date: Friday 18 March 2022

Thermal Management specialists MAHLE has issued specific guidance on working with BMW radiators in its latest technical bulletin. MAHLE has reminded technicians that when installing a new radiator on …

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Exol Lubricants sets new standards in engine oil performance

Date: Friday 18 March 2022

Exol Lubricants’ new Optima C3 LS 0W-30 is the latest in a line of fully synthetic, low SAPS engine oils to set new standards in engine oil performance. The new generation Optima engine oil boasts out…

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Building success together

Date: Thursday 17 March 2022

Correct, comprehensive and up-to-date catalogue data is crucial for success in the independent automotive aftermarket. That is why TecAlliance is introducing a series of measures to ensure excellent d…

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New to range parts from Corteco: March 2022

Date: Tuesday 15 March 2022

Corteco have launched new parts for Renault, Toyota, BMW and Citroen. LOOKING FOR A PARTICULAR SEAL? With findyourseal.com you will find your seal fast and easy. Simply enter the dimensions in the…

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Exol oil meets latest ACEA C5 and C6 specifications

Date: Tuesday 15 March 2022

Exol Lubricants’ new Optima C5 C6 LSFE 0W-20 is the latest in a line of fully synthetic, low SAPS engine oils delivering improved fuel economy, and meets the latest ACEA specifications. The next-gener…

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LIQUI MOLY makes changing the oil for automatic transmissions even easier

Date: Tuesday 15 March 2022

Just a few years ago, changing the oil in automatic transmissions was time-consuming and complicated. With Gear Tronic, the German oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY paved the way for workshops to…

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Apec introduces a new range of wheel bearing kits

Date: Monday 14 March 2022

Apec has undertaken an impressive leap into the UK aftermarket in recent months and continues this trend with the introduction of its latest product range, wheel bearing kits. This latest offering pro…

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vGroup International launch the Conscious Carpet

Date: Friday 11 March 2022

vGroup International, the UK’s leading supplier of floor protection to the new and used automotive sector, is committed to being at the forefront of new product developments. ‘Conscious Carpet’ is the…

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Comline dedication to steering & suspension intensifies with increased sales support

Date: Friday 11 March 2022

Comline Auto Parts (Comline) is offering added value to technicians by developing priceless technical bulletins, which highlight both common faults on vehicles and the solutions in the shape of Comlin…

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GS Yuasa partner with Car Throttle to return iconic G-Wiz back to the road for the first time in a decade

Date: Friday 11 March 2022

Global battery manufacturer and UK market leader for automotive, GS Yuasa, have partnered with the popular automotive YouTube channel Car Throttle. The partnership sees GS Yuasa support the overhaul o…

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Delphi Technologies introduces 90 suspension and steering parts for some of the UK’s newest and most popular vehicles

Date: Friday 11 March 2022

Delphi Technologies is enabling independent garages to compete against franchised dealerships for common suspension repairs after introducing 90 new-to-range steering and suspension parts for some of …

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Exol’s versatile, ultra-low viscosity Athena Multigear transmission fluid delivers improved fuel economy

Date: Friday 11 March 2022

Exol Lubricants’ new Athena Multigear MTF LV bolsters the company’s credentials for delivering versatile engine and transmission oil solutions. Athena Multigear MTF LV, Exol Lubricants’ latest fully s…

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Exol Lubricants’ new Athena transmission oil boosts component durability

Date: Friday 11 March 2022

Exol Lubricants’ new Athena Progear FS 75W-85 transmission oil delivers improved fuel efficiency and maximises component protection. Athena Progear FS 75W-85 is a fully synthetic transmission oil suit…

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New YouTube videos add spark to EV cable range

Date: Friday 11 March 2022

Leading automotive electrical supplier WAI has showcased the quality and durability of its electric vehicle charging cables, in a new series of promotional videos. The new videos, available to view ac…

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Corteco: New in range vibration control parts

Date: Wednesday 02 March 2022

MOUNTING, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION #49476338 We have increased our range of vibration control parts for AUDI.Our products are designed to meet the highest quality standards and are manufactured …

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Autosupplies equipped with ultraviolet primer training for flexible and fast repairs

Date: Wednesday 02 March 2022

Autosupplies was first to witness refinishing and painting specialists Lechler Coatings’ new ultraviolet (UV) primer in action at Lechler’s headquarters in Middlewich, which is set to revolutionise bo…

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New additions to DENSO Aftermarket’s wiper programme

Date: Wednesday 02 March 2022

Although often sadly overlooked, wiper blades are a crucial safety aid for drivers and a business opportunity for workshops, which is why DENSO Aftermarket constantly reviews and updates its wiper bla…

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Apec launches a new range of shock absorbers

Date: Wednesday 02 March 2022

Following on from a number of non-braking launches from Apec including steering and suspension, coil springs and drivetrain, customers can now expect to see the same expertise and high-quality from th…

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