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Don’t neglect cabin filter replacement: A year-round vehicle imperative, says First Line Ltd.

Date: Wednesday 07 February 2024

In the ever-changing world of vehicle maintenance, First Line Ltd. spotlights a critical, yet frequently overlooked component: the cabin filter. Operating under its esteemed Borg & Beck brand, Fir…

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HELLA helps Volkswagen ID.7 into top spot

Date: Friday 02 February 2024

Volkswagen’s ID.7, recently named overall winner of the 2024 What Car? Safety Award, relied upon HELLA electronics to achieve top spot. The ID.7 topped a five-car shortlist, which was selected based o…

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World Class Braking. Engineered for EVs.

Date: Wednesday 31 January 2024

Renowned brake pad manufacturer, Allied Nippon, is poised to make a major impact with the introduction of EV+, a range of world class brake pads engineered for the future of the automotive aftermarket…

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Start your engines… which will not be a problem with Ring’s new jumpstarter!

Date: Thursday 25 January 2024

Premium quality automotive lighting and auto electrics supplier, Ring, is starting its 50th birthday year off with a flurry of activities, the first of which is the launch of a brand new product for t…

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GSF Car Parts pilots electric delivery bikes in green solution to london traffic

Date: Wednesday 24 January 2024

National motor factor GSF Car Parts is piloting an innovative new green solution to navigating traffic around its London branches by partnering with VOK Bikes. GSF has 180 branches across the UK and I…

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Ecobat Battery launches its most comprehensive catalogue yet

Date: Wednesday 24 January 2024

Ecobat Battery, the UK’s largest battery distributor, has further underlined its market leading position with the launch of its 2024 product catalogue, a comprehensive, 168 page directory that emphasi…

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Shaftec brings in new year with further brake calipers added to range

Date: Tuesday 23 January 2024

As we begin 2024, Shaftec has introduced a further 30 remanufactured brake calipers and one propshaft to its product portfolio. The recent expansion of the company’s product range follows the announce…

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Ferdinand Bilstein maximising the potential from Factor Sales

Date: Monday 22 January 2024

In the dynamic landscape of automotive aftermarket sales, staying ahead of the curve requires constant monitoring and understanding of market dynamics, competitor movement and the ability to identify …

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Launch Tech UK unveils its latest diagnostic tool: CRP MOT 4

Date: Thursday 18 January 2024

Launch Tech UK has revealed its latest piece of technology, the CRP MOT 4, a new development of its CRP MOT 3 diagnostic tool, set to elevate automotive diagnostics for technicians in the automotive a…

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First Line gets into gear for 2024 with enhanced offering

Date: Thursday 18 January 2024

First Line Ltd. has kickstarted the year by adding 43 products including key components such as 13 suspension arms, seven stabiliser links, one strut mount, one tie rod end, one rack end, three timing…

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BETTAPARTS announces new range of brake pads

Date: Thursday 18 January 2024

BETTAPARTS has introduced an expanded brake pad range with 16 new part numbers designed to cater to a vast array of vehicle models, reflecting the brand’s dedication to providing top-quality, reliable…

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Apec expand its Braking range with 59 new part numbers this January including two first-to-market brake pad sets!

Date: Thursday 18 January 2024

Apec has introduced 59 new braking components across the Apec Blue, Apec Red and Apec Black ranges. The range extension includes 15 new parts added to the Apec Red range including 4-wheel cylinders, 2…

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Elevating Autopart user experience: Enhanced delivery benefits with integrated ePOD technology

Date: Wednesday 17 January 2024

MAM software, a leader in providing integrated solutions for the automotive aftermarket, has announced a new development for its Autopart users. The integration of its Electronic Proof of Delivery (eP…

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DENSO unveils the secrets of wiper blade replacement

Date: Tuesday 16 January 2024

Although wiper blades are one of the most important safety features fitted to vehicles, drivers rarely give them a second thought, despite the fact that efficient windscreen wiping and visibility are …

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First Line Ltd. finishes the year on a high with another 32 introductions added to its range

Date: Thursday 11 January 2024

Aftermarket specialist First Line Ltd. has added 32 new references to its high-quality product lines, resulting in a grand total of 780 introductions throughout 2023. The company is committed to conti…

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NAPA Truck Launches Shock Absorbers

Date: Thursday 11 January 2024

Commercial vehicle aftermarket brand NAPA Truck proudly introduces its latest range of advanced shock absorbers. These cutting-edge components redefine the standards of stability, control, and comfort…

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Juratek kickstarts 2024 with additional cylinders, calipers and brake pads

Date: Thursday 11 January 2024

Juratek has revealed 25 new additions for the start of the year, including one Wheel Cylinder, 20 Calipers, and four Brake Pads for enhanced vehicle performance and safety. The brand’s new part number…

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Ecobat Battery showcases its latest product data

Date: Wednesday 10 January 2024

Identifying the correct part for any particular application is key for both factors supplying, and workshops fitting, replacement components, which is why quality product data is priority for Ecobat B…

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NAPA Truck Launches Exhaust Temperature Sensors

Date: Tuesday 09 January 2024

Commercial vehicle aftermarket manufacturer NAPA Truck has released its new range of Exhaust Temperature Sensors for commercial vehicles. Exhaust temperature sensors are a vital component of a vehicle…

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Delphi unveils latest round of first-to-market brakes

Date: Monday 08 January 2024

Delphi has unveiled its latest first-to-market braking releases, with parts now available for several new Nissan, Renault and Fiat models. Brake drums and shoes, once a staple in automotive braking sy…

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NAPA Partners with Valvoline in New Oil Range

Date: Thursday 04 January 2024

Automotive aftermarket brand NAPA is delighted to announce a new partnership with leading automotive and industrial solutions brand Valvoline for the development of the new NAPA Oil range in the Unite…

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Imexpart announces driveshaft range expansion and same-day delivery service following UPG acquisition

Date: Wednesday 03 January 2024

Leading automotive CV and engine parts distributor, Imexpart Limited (IMEX) has revealed the latest company development following being acquired by global powerhouse, Universal Parts Group (UPG). IMEX…

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NAPA Wrapped: Over 2,800 Products Added in 2023

Date: Wednesday 20 December 2023

Automotive aftermarket brand NAPA launches over 2,800 new products and adds over 1,600 components to existing ranges in the United Kingdom in 2023. NAPA launched in the UK in 2019 and now services the…

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Apec expand their Braking range with 32 new part numbers this December!

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

Apec have expanded the Braking range with 32 new part numbers. The range extension includes 3 brake pads, 2 brake discs, 6 brake calipers, 1 brake caliper kit, 6 gear cables, 1 brake cable, 11 brake h…

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Go, go, GadJet!

Date: Monday 18 December 2023

Premium quality automotive lighting and auto electrics supplier, Ring, has announced that it will be supplying the UK automotive aftermarket with products from leading connectivity brand, GadJet.  Aft…

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Comline offers early Christmas gift with Facebook competition

Date: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Santa has taken a pause on his sleigh journey, and Comline invites its loyal followers to name the country where his sleigh has touched down! Three prizes are up for grabs, including a Nintendo Switch…

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BM Catalysts supports growth of SCRs with new technical video

Date: Monday 11 December 2023

BM Catalysts, Europe’s leading manufacturer of aftermarket hot end emissions products, has launched a new animated video titled, ‘How does vehicle selective catalyst reduction (SCR) technology work?’,…

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Nissens Automotive Heater and Cabin Blower Update

Date: Monday 11 December 2023

The arrival of very cold weather brings a surge of business into the independent service and repair sector, as the cold conditions can have a significant impact on many of a vehicle’s components, incl…

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DENSO inspires with new TT Spark Plug video

Date: Monday 11 December 2023

DENSO has an impressive motorsport heritage and reflecting the pioneering technology it has developed in its racing programmes, alongside the OE products it supplies to vehicle manufacturers globally,…

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ELTA: ‘Factor Sales pivotal in success of new and fastest-selling product range’

Date: Monday 11 December 2023

ELTA’s commitment to data across its business has yielded remarkable results, according to ELTA Marketing Manager, Tim Brotherton. This dedication has found a crucial ally in Factor Sales, a partner t…

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German Autocentre Reports Record Months

Date: Monday 11 December 2023

A family-run independent garage in South Yorkshire says it’s busier than ever and is showing no sign of slowing down during what would normally be the time for a downturn in enquiries. German Autocent…

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NAPA Reveals New Garage Focus Video Series with Ash Sutton’s BTCC Mechanic

Date: Friday 08 December 2023

Automotive aftermarket brand NAPA have launched the first in a series of videos with 2023 champion Ash Sutton’s BTCC race mechanic. NAPA Racing UK driver Ash Sutton claimed his fourth title in the Kwi…

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KYB 12 Days of Christmas 2023

Date: Thursday 07 December 2023

KYB Europe is helping distributors and workshops to get into the festive spirit by giving them the chance to win fantastic prizes in a 12 Days of Christmas competition! From December 11th, KYB custome…

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Textar unveils latest brake pads and discs

Date: Friday 01 December 2023

TMD Friction UK, a leading authority in braking solutions, has expanded its premium Textar brand range with four new brake pads and two innovative brake discs. The company's commitment to research and…

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Mintex further expands extensive braking range

Date: Thursday 30 November 2023

TMD Friction UK, a leading braking specialist, has recently enriched its Mintex product catalogue for both the passenger car and light commercial vehicle market with three new brake discs, three brake…

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Arnold Clark Autoparts highlights Black Friday Deals

Date: Thursday 23 November 2023

Arnold Clark Autoparts are offering its trade customers huge savings on a range of parts and other products, including bikes, car accessories, electronics and more until 24th November. If you’re looki…

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IAAF Pride of Aftermarket Product of the Year Awards 2023

Date: Wednesday 22 November 2023

The below have been shortlisted in the IAAF Pride of Aftermarket Product of the Year Awards. Click here to place your vote Company: Brembo Product: Greenance Kit Greenance Kit is the perfect combina…

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Delphi accelerates braking range growth in 2023

Date: Wednesday 22 November 2023

Delphi has added more than 300 new braking parts in 2023, including 20 first-to-market additions for high-performance vehicles such as the BMW M-series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Other new releases la…

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Are your customers prepared for winter?

Date: Wednesday 22 November 2023

Rain, wind and generally, miserable weather is usually a given in the UK, but it’s common for the vast majority of drivers to be unprepared for the winter months. As the clocks have gone back one hour…

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PartsInMotion.co.uk backs Road Safety Week’s awareness campaign

Date: Wednesday 22 November 2023

As Road Safety Week arrives, online distributor, PartsInMotion.co.uk is highlighting to technicians the importance of choosing high quality braking brands for the ultimate stopping power. Taking place…

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WAI highlights latest range expansion and commitment to being first-to-market

Date: Tuesday 21 November 2023

WAI has expanded its range of alternators and starter motors, adding nine new references to its extensive product portfolio, including four new starter motors and five new alternators. The leading rot…

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Apec Launches New Range of Timing Chain Kits

Date: Thursday 09 November 2023

Leading Automotive aftermarket manufacturer Apec, is thrilled to announce the launch of its brand-new range of Timing Chain Kits, designed to elevate engine performance and reliability.  The heart of …

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Dayco showcases its growing range of dynamic drive belt solutions at EICMA

Date: Tuesday 07 November 2023

Demonstrating its unrivaled technical competence and ever-increasing range of specialty drive belts, Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and afte…

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Bulbs from DT Spare Parts – presented by Parts Specialists

Date: Monday 06 November 2023

To ensure it stays bright at night and safety is not affected, it is vital that all the lighting on the vehicle is working. Not only the driver himself needs to be aware of his surroundings, also othe…

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Niterra strengthens its NTK portfolio with new range launch

Date: Monday 06 November 2023

The NTK portfolio of vehicle electronic parts is now even stronger with the introduction of a new range of OE-quality exhaust pressure sensors. The new parts meet or exceed vehicle manufacturer (VM) s…

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Understanding brake disc crazing: Insights from Comline

Date: Monday 06 November 2023

Decoding ‘crazing’ Technicians, imagine a scenario where you are inspecting a vehicle’s brake disc and notice an unusual pattern on its surface: a cluster of small, hairline cracks resembling ‘orange …

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Survey reveals lost opportunities with bulb sales

Date: Friday 03 November 2023

More than 150 technicians participated in a survey, conducted anonymously by Ring and sent via a highly regarded trade publication, that focused on the fitment and selling of bulbs.  The results of th…

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Delphi names latest ‘Master of the Month’

Date: Thursday 02 November 2023

Delphi has named Sam Harris its latest ‘Master of the Month’, his prizes include a selection of branded merchandise and a trip to Enstone, for an Alpine Formula 1 factory tour in January. ‘Master of t…

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NAPA Launches Robust Timing Chains Range

Date: Wednesday 01 November 2023

Automotive aftermarket brand NAPA has announced the launch of their new range of timing chains in the United Kingdom. Timing chains are the heart of any chain-driven engine, allowing both air and fuel…

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HELLA warning on starter motor problem cause

Date: Monday 30 October 2023

With the cooler months ahead set to place more stress on starter motors, HELLA is reminding technicians of the need to diagnose faults carefully. The risks of jumping to the wrong conclusions are star…

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