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Klarius maintains excellent availability despite market challenges

Date: Monday 14 February 2022

Across many industries, most will remember 2021 as a year of supply chain issues. However, Staffordshire-based exhaust manufacturer Klarius Products defied this narrative, maintaining a consistent nex…

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LIQUI MOLY: Good news in challenging times

Date: Monday 14 February 2022

LIQUI MOLY not only closed 2021 with record sales of 733 million euro. Earnings before taxes also soared to 38 million euro – an increase of a good 40 percent. “This is a great result for a difficult …

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HELLA latest new to range additions

Date: Thursday 10 February 2022

HELLA, the original equipment (OE) manufacturer and system supplier, continues to bring new products into its extensive aftermarket programme, to allow the independent service and repair sector to fit…

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Ring’s compact inflator receives plaudits in Auto Express

Date: Thursday 10 February 2022

Ring’s RTC2000 Cordless Handheld Rechargeable Tyre Inflator has received warm reviews in Auto Express for its compact versatility in the publication’s mini test feature. The handheld tyre inflator ran…

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First Line Ltd’s Key Parts range provides a ‘Pure & Simple’ alternative

Date: Thursday 10 February 2022

First introduced in 2012, First Line Ltd’s Key Parts range of components is continuing to prove popular as a competitively priced alternative to its premium quality First Line and Borg & Beck bran…

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NOx Sensor suitable for: Scania

Date: Thursday 10 February 2022

Art. no.: 2.27189 - replaces 2294290 NOx stands for the most important nitrogen oxides, namely nitrogen monoxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and consists of the atoms N (nitrogen) and O (oxygen).…

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Cepton selects ams OSRAM’s 905 nm lasers to fulfill large-scale contract for LiDAR solutions in ADAS and Autonomous Vehicles

Date: Tuesday 08 February 2022

ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, is expanding its partnership with Cepton Technologies (Cepton), a LiDAR innovator, to provide groundbreaking LiDAR solutions in ADAS, autono…

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Comline reveals bumper steering & suspension new-to-range

Date: Tuesday 08 February 2022

Comline Auto Parts has pledged another significant investment in steering & suspension, perfectly illustrated with the unveiling of more than 150 new references. Ball joints, control arms and stru…

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Valeo continues IMI Approved Centre status

Date: Tuesday 08 February 2022

Valeo Service UK has invested in developing future UK automotive technicians by continuing its status as an Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Approved Centre. As a world-renowned OE automotive par…

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OSRAM sheds a light with latest Mainbeam newsletter

Date: Tuesday 08 February 2022

Leading lighting specialists, OSRAM, has kickstarted the year with the release of its informative newsletter, Mainbeam. Designed to add value to its brand offering, the newsletter shares key informati…

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New MAGflex range from Ring provides a ‘light for every job’

Date: Tuesday 08 February 2022

Ring has launched the RIL6000 series, a professional range of inspection lamps within its multi award-winning MAGflex range, providing vehicle technicians and enthusiasts with the required lighting fo…

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TMD Friction keeps up the pace with new products

Date: Tuesday 08 February 2022

Leading premium brake technology manufacturer, TMD Friction, has introduced 825 new products across its entire brand portfolio as it continues its drive to provide customers globally with safe and hig…

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VARTA power the Kamaz-master team to victory at the Dakar rally!

Date: Tuesday 08 February 2022

The “KAMAZ-master” team took the first 4 positions at the Dakar rally 2022, which ended on the 14th of January. In the general classification, first place was taken by Dmitry Sotnikov’s crew, who beca…

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Online Ratchet Builder Now Live!

Date: Friday 04 February 2022

K&S McKenzie Ltd. are pleased to share the news that they have launched their very own online Ratchet Builder, enabling you to build your own basic lashing systems via their Tool Centre website. N…

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TecAlliance introduces new quality label for TecCom parts suppliers

Date: Wednesday 02 February 2022

Analogous to the well-established quality seals “TecDoc Certified Data Supplier” and “TecDoc Premier Data Supplier”, TecAlliance is introducing the quality label “TecCom Certified Supplier” for parts …

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OSRAM brings light to life with new lightbar

Date: Wednesday 02 February 2022

Automotive OE lighting specialist, OSRAM, has released the latest addition to its range of LEDriving® driving & working lights, the VX1000 lightbar. With 36 powerful, high-performance OSRAM long-l…

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First Line Ltd. advises on common wiper motor failures

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

During the wetter months, First Line Ltd. recognises that, due to vehicle defects, some wiper motors are more prone to failure than others and is therefore advising that the aftermarket stocks up to e…

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Technical training is vital and with the LOTM competition, it can also be rewarding, says DENSO

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

As one of the largest original equipment component and system suppliers to vehicle manufacturers around the world, DENSO is dedicated to the spread of technical knowledge to the aftermarket to make a …

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More Than 80 New BorgWarner EGR Valves Launched in 2021

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

As a global product leader in exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) technology, BorgWarner has been broadening its range of of EGR valves in 2021 by adding over 80 new part numbers to the product portfolio.…

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Diesel Technic Product Portrait: 2.27189 NOx Sensor

Date: Tuesday 01 February 2022

NOx stands for the most important nitrogen oxides, namely nitrogen monoxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and consists of the atoms N (nitrogen) and O (oxygen). NOx sensors measure the concentratio…

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Delphi Technologies strengthens its ADAS training offering with three-part online course

Date: Monday 31 January 2022

Delphi Technologies is continuing its drive to help those working in the aftermarket to understand and service the latest automotive technologies with the introduction of a new online training course …

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Klarius exhausts are the Smart choice

Date: Monday 31 January 2022

Klarius Products has celebrated the new year by adding 30 new aftermarket exhausts, catalytic converters (CATs) and diesel particulate filters (DPFs) to its range - including CATs to fit the 2014 onwa…

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Most complete high-end garage diagnostic tool now available

Date: Tuesday 25 January 2022

Technicians can now get their hands on a newly developed, high-end vehicle diagnostic tool, the X-431 Euro Tab III, introduced by Launch UK, featuring the new Smartlink® C VCI, an advanced module allo…

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TecDoc now includes tyre data

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

Finding the right tyre quickly and easily – that's now possible with the new tyre product category in the TecDoc Catalogue. The summer, winter and all-season tyres suitable for the vehicle are display…

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New Partbusters website makes finding high-quality parts quick and easy

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

Tech innovator and automotive parts and crash repair products supplier, Partbusters, has launched a slick new e-commerce website, helping technicians and enthusiasts find required parts easier and fas…

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Hybrid system from Schaeffler subsidiary Compact Dynamics, revolutionises the World Rally Championship

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

During the Monte Carlo Rally (January 20–23), the hybrid era in the International Automobile Federation (FIA) World Rally Championship (WRC) began and through its subsidiary Compact Dynamics, Schaeffl…

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OSRAM and Ring will be hitting the road with new Workshop Solutions Van

Date: Monday 24 January 2022

Automotive aftermarket specialists, OSRAM and Ring, will be launching a joint initiative, teaming up with distributors across the country to bring the latest in automotive lighting and garage and work…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts launches MAD springs range to help garages cater for specific needs of high-load drivers

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts has expanded its offering for independent garages by adding auxiliary and reinforced springs from suspension systems specialist MAD to its product range. Customers of LKQ Euro Car P…

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HELLA Black Magic LED series: Auxiliary lights now available in the European market

Date: Friday 21 January 2022

HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert has launched the new Black Magic LED series to the European market. The dustproof and waterproof housing and robust construction is specially designed for of…

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NEW alternator A0480S in AS-PL offer

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A0480S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

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First Line Ltd. introduces over 550 new-to-range products in 2021

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Global automotive aftermarket supplier, First Line Ltd., has introduced a staggering 568 new references to its popular First Line, Borg & Beck and Key Parts product ranges in the past year, highli…

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Apec launches new range of driveshafts, CV joints and boots

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Apec continues to drive the way by adding a comprehensive range of driveshafts, CV joints and boots to its portfolio. By tapping into over 50 years of experience as an industry specialist, Apec once a…

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Brand new GS Yuasa ‘Powering What Matters’ advertising campaign hits TV screens nationwide

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Centred around a 40 second television advert, the nationwide advertising campaign explores the world of GS Yuasa through the eyes of 6-year-old Isabella and her mother as they go about their day notic…

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Why you need to make workshop efficiency a priority for 2022

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

The owner of a Horsham-based independent garage has spoken-out about how it has significantly reduced admin work, improved communications and streamlined workshop jobs thanks to the transformational s…

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When it comes to truck expertise – Diesel Technic - Complete range for all types of vehicles

Date: Monday 17 January 2022

Over the past years and decades Diesel Technic has continuously expanded its product range. The offering now includes spare parts for trailers, buses, transporters and other applications. But it all s…

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LKQ Euro Car Parts training schedule kicks up a gear in busiest year yet

Date: Friday 14 January 2022

LKQ Euro Car Parts has published the 2022 course schedule for its LKQ Academy, in what is set to be its busiest year for training yet. The programme includes more hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) trai…

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Turning 2022 Strategy into Action: How Leaders Can Help!

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Join Roberto Dal Corso, founder of IAAF Service Member The Dal Corso Group, for an insider’s look at three strategies that leadership, learning, and talent development professionals can use to guide t…

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The Anatomy of a Stabiliser Link: Comline’s in-depth poster a useful guide for technicians

Date: Thursday 13 January 2022

Comline Auto Parts (Comline) has demonstrated its knowledge and desire to share that expertise with technicians by launching a new campaign designed to highlight the intricate pieces of its stabiliser…

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Official COVID-19 Antigen Test from Advanced Hygienics

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Advanced Hygienics, working in conjunction with IAAF, is pleased to be able to offer a supply of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Antigen Test Kits at a competitive price for all the IAAF members. The tests are …

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Apec diversifies by launching a new range of coil springs

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Following the recent launch of steering and suspension components, Apec are delighted to announce the launch of a new line of coil springs. As an industry specialist, Apec has long been associated wit…

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New for 2022: Delphi Technologies Academy training courses now earn industry-recognised credits

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Delphi Technologies is giving garages and technicians the opportunity to start the new year with a host of new skills and up-to-the-minute knowledge after enhancing its e-learning platform with new mo…

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Elite Garages upskills vehicle technicians with Autotech Training to manage EV demand

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

A leading independent garage network has spoken about the huge uplift in customer demand for EV repairs and modifications since the Spring. Elite Garages, an independent tyre, MOT, car service and for…

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Diesel Technic Product Portrait: 1.31378 Clutch kit

Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022

Similar to tyres and brakes, clutches are main expendable components in vehicles. The service life is highly dependent on the quality, the professional fitting and the correct use of the product as we…

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ams OSRAM unveils the brightest LED on the market for automotive front lighting

Date: Friday 07 January 2022

ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in op-tical solutions, unveils the brightest LED currently available on the market for automotive front lighting. ams OSRAM is the market leader for automotive LE…

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GCA survey points to changing attitudes in recruitment

Date: Friday 07 January 2022

A survey undertaken by automotive and engineering recruitment specialist, Glen Callum Associates (GCA), indicates a massive sea-change in the world of recruitment for both employee and employer. The s…

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New Klarius exhausts MAXimise support for Ford vehicles

Date: Wednesday 22 December 2021

Klarius Products has released 28 new aftermarket exhausts, including full systems to fit the Ford C-Max. All products in range are available with a 2-year warranty, a Fit First Time guarantee and next…

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WAI helps aftermarket fight against OMICRON

Date: Wednesday 22 December 2021

With the OMICRON variant creating uncertainty and the Government urging people to do what they can to protect themselves and their families over Christmas, WAI has reintroduced Steri-7 XTRA at cost to…

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New Tyres Courses at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: Thursday 16 December 2021

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released two new courses in their Tyres suite. With winter fast approaching, and with snow already on the ground in some areas, tyres and the grip th…

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Partbusters first to market on Dayco UK steering and suspension range

Date: Thursday 16 December 2021

Tech innovator and automotive parts and crash repair products supplier, Partbusters, has partnered with automotive aftermarket giant, Dayco UK, to be first to market on its new steering and suspension…

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HELLA’s Digital FlatLight enables customisable light signatures and communication

Date: Tuesday 14 December 2021

What is important in headlamp development – minimising installation space, increasing efficiency, design freedom and the degree of individualisation – also applies to rear lighting. For some time, rea…

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