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Apec add a huge 195 lines to their braking range this June!

Date: Tuesday 27 June 2023

A huge 195 lines have been added to the ever-expanding Apec braking range in this June, including a brand-new range of Load Sensing Valves. The range extension includes, 15 Load Sensing Valves, 82 ABS…

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TecRMI: What the fix?! - Mercedes Benz Vito Bus

Date: Tuesday 27 June 2023

TecRMI have issued their latest repair case where the controller for the upper control unit of the wiper and washer system on a Mercedes Benz Vito Bus/Panel Van malfunctions. MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (W…

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BM Catalysts update SCR range as aftermarket eyes NOx reductions

Date: Monday 26 June 2023

Leading manufacturer of hot end emissions products, BM Catalysts, has introduced further new references to its selective catalyst reduction (SCR) range. BM Catalysts is committed to ensuring the after…

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Comline EV steering and suspension range evolves with Volkswagen ID3 and Hyundai Ioniq

Date: Monday 26 June 2023

Comline Auto Parts is developing its steering and suspension range for alternatively fuelled vehicles apace – perfectly illustrated by two new vehicle spotlights that focus on the Volkswagen ID3 and H…

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DENSO’s 2023 League of True Mechanics competition has begun!

Date: Monday 26 June 2023

The League of True Mechanics (LOTM) competition combines technical training with prizes worth more than £2,000, to give technicians throughout the UK and Ireland the opportunity to be named regional c…

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Launch Tech UK diagnostics and workshop equipment front and centre at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Monday 26 June 2023

Launch Tech UK enjoyed a successful exhibition of its latest workshop tools and diagnostic technology with thousands of garages and technicians in attendance at this year’s Automechanika Birmingham, h…

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Ring, ring – staycations are calling!

Date: Monday 26 June 2023

As the summer approaches, many Brits will be thinking about their annual holiday and one that’s been popular since COVID and was also boosted by the fantastic weather last year, is the staycation. Thi…

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Steering technology of the future: HELLA supplies sensor technology for all-electric steer-by-wire systems

Date: Tuesday 20 June 2023

HELLA, the automotive supplier operating under the overarching umbrella brand FORVIA, has received several significant customer orders for the latest generation of steering sensors. This is an essenti…

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First Line Ltd. introduces 81 new references in range expansion

Date: Tuesday 20 June 2023

Aftermarket specialist First Line Ltd.’s latest range expansion to its popular First Line and Borg & Beck product lines features 81 new additions. The latest range extension sees new products avai…

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Automotive aftermarket part of the solution to improve air quality, says TerraClean

Date: Tuesday 20 June 2023

Decarbonising agent TerraClean says that the automotive industry should promote itself as part of the solution, not the problem, as the UK marked the seventh Clean Air Day on 15th June 2023. Poor air …

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FAI Automotive adds to growing range

Date: Tuesday 20 June 2023

FAI Automotive has unveiled its latest range expansion that sees the parts supplier adding 13 new references to its leading parts range, delivering a large product offering and wider vehicle coverage …

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JURATEK extends product portfolio with latest new-to-range

Date: Monday 19 June 2023

JURATEK has launched four new brake pads, four new calipers and one new brake disc as the brand expands its range to meet increased customer demand. The latest references join JURATEK’s extensive prod…

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The best just got better – Ring upgrades its MAGFlex Twist

Date: Monday 19 June 2023

Following its policy to consistently develop and improve, Ring has upgraded its MAGFlex Twist to conform with EU laws that are coming into force and provide a new, better and brighter inspection lamp …

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WAI launches all-new rotating electrics references

Date: Monday 19 June 2023

Leading rotating electrics supplier, WAI, has expanded its range of alternators and starter motors with the addition of seven new references. Hot from the stand at Automechanika Birmingham 2023, WAI h…

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DENSO’s Hybrid Blade wiper range renamed and repackaged to reflect its premium original equipment quality

Date: Friday 16 June 2023

The original equipment (OE) blade of choice by vehicle manufacturers (VMs) across the globe, the DENSO Hybrid Blade, is just 25mm in height, making it both wind resistant and unobtrusive, while still …

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KYB takes to the test track

Date: Wednesday 14 June 2023

In a recent video series produced by KYB Americas, KYB took to the test track, revealing stark differences between KYB, premium competitor shocks, worn shocks and low-cost shocks. To ensure fair testi…

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Klarius helps power the performance market

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

Klarius Products has expanded its range with new exhaust parts tailored for the legendary Honda Civic Type R, a favourite amongst driving enthusiasts who value a sporty and engaging experience in a pr…

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Mintex introduces new-to-range brake pad, disc, and drum parts

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

Braking specialist TMD Friction UK has introduced nine new brake pad, disc and drum references to its iconic Mintex brand product ranges, providing garages with the option of fitting renowned Mintex q…

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Textar releases two new premium brake discs in range expansion

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

Braking specialist TMD Friction UK has introduced two new brake disc references to its premium Textar brand product range, as the company continues to develop new products to meet the needs of the con…

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FAI offers timing chain kit installation advice

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

FAI Automotive has the largest range of VVT hubs in the aftermarket, manufactured in a sealed, controlled clean room to ensure precision engineering at OE level specification. FAI’s TCKs contain the l…

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Latest First Line Ltd. range expansion delivers 49 new parts

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

Aftermarket specialist First Line Ltd. has revealed details of the latest expansion to its First Line and Borg & Beck product ranges, with 49 new references introduced. New additions have been int…

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FAI announces valve cover range expansion providing wide vehicle coverage

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

FAI Automotive has expanded its range of valve covers to now include 34 references, which have been specially developed to be applied to thousands of popular vehicle makes and models, giving high dema…

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Avia Autos extends capabilities with Delphi

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

Bridgend-based Avia Autos is reaping the benefits of the next-generation diagnostic tool from Delphi Technologies. Both the DS180 BlueTech vehicle communication interface (VCI), and Delphi’s free diag…

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NSK bearings deliver macro benefits in micro applications

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

With the micro-mobility market set to soar in the years through to 2030, NSK is in prime position to help OEMs take advantage of this significant demand. The company’s bearings have all the strength, …

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GS Yuasa relaunches ‘Powering what matters’ advertising campaign across Europe

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

GS Yuasa, the leading Japanese global battery manufacturer with a local presence across Europe, is proud to announce the return of their high-profile advertising campaign, ‘Powering what matters’. Cen…

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TRICO warns of UV damage to blades

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

As the warm weather looks like it’s here to stay, TRICO is warning of the damage UV rays can do to wiper blades, which will present sales opportunities to factors and workshops. Ultraviolet light from…

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NAPA Truck Launches Steering and Suspension

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

Commercial vehicle aftermarket manufacturer NAPA Truck has released its new comprehensive steering & suspension range in the UK. This range from NAPA Truck features over 200 active parts including…

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OSRAM continues to shine a light on its extensive range of bulbs

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

Renowned lighting specialist, OSRAM, has a vast range of bulbs to suit every driver, so to make sure they are recommending the right replacement to their customers, it would be wise for workshops and …

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ZF Health Check by ZF Aftermarket increases the uptime of buses on the road

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

With its ZF Health Check, ZF makes the "Next Generation Aftermarket" accessible to users of its automatic transmission for buses. Based on live read data from the driving operations, an individualised…

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Toyota creates career opportunities for young technicians through Autotech Academy partnership

Date: Monday 12 June 2023

During this week’s Automechanika Birmingham show, The Toyota Motor Company announced an exclusive collaboration with Autotech Academy to help create a future pipeline of young automotive talent. The p…

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TecRMI: What the fix?! - Hyundai i30

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

TecRMI have issued their latest repair case for a Hyundai i30 where the engine sporadically fails to start. HYUNDAI i30 (FD); 1.4 LPG; kW: 80Model: i30 (FD) Fault symptoms: Engine does not start spora…

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DENSO extends its wiper blade range with new rear wipers references

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

To ensure independents across Europe have access to the OE quality replacement parts they need, DENSO Aftermarket is constantly bringing additional references into its ever expanding product portfolio…

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NAPA launches new braking accessories range

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

Following the recent launch of NAPA Braking, automotive aftermarket manufacturer NAPA has released its new range of Braking Accessories in the United Kingdom. Brake fitting kits and wear leads endure …

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Trusted by Technicians: Klarius' Expert CAT Support

Date: Friday 09 June 2023

As the average age of vehicles on UK roads increases, the demand for professional technical support and high-quality automotive parts is on the rise. Standing at the forefront of meeting these evolvin…

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GS Yuasa set to showcase expanded market-leading auxiliary battery range at Automechanika Birmingham

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

Global battery manufacturer GS Yuasa are set to showcase their expanded auxiliary battery range at Automechanika Birmingham between 6 – 8 June. Also on display at the hugely popular trade exhibition w…

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CCM garage welcomes new technology from TechMan

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

CCM garage based in Surrey has welcomed a new garage management system from TechMan, as it looks to embrace technology in its modern workshop. TechMan’s specialist service offers garage owners, manage…

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Mercedes Benz approval for Exol Lubricants

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

Exol Lubricants has announced that its Optima C5 LSOV 0W-20 (M520) has received approval from Mercedes Benz to its 229.72 specification. This is the latest in Exol’s vehicle manufacturer approvals, as…

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Ring dominates in the Auto Express 2023 Product Awards!

Date: Friday 02 June 2023

Ring received two wins and three commended awards from the Auto Express Product Awards, not just with its lighting range, but also being recognised for its tyre care and dash cam products. The Ring br…

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Philips RacingVision GT200 is 2023 Headlamp of the Year

Date: Friday 26 May 2023

Philips RacingVision GT200 has won the prestigious Auto Express title of Headlamp of the Year in the 2023 staging of the magazine’s annual Product Awards. Lumileds, the global manufacturers of Philips…

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OSRAM product recognised in Auto Express Product Awards

Date: Wednesday 24 May 2023

Lighting specialist, OSRAM, has been commended in Auto Express’s 2023 Product Awards for its Night Breaker 200 headlamp bulb. The OSRAM bulb was the most competitively priced in the category and was o…

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Comline brake discs: Anti-corrosion coating provides an instant fit for improved efficiency

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

An advanced formulation, anti-corrosion coating that allows direct fitment from box to axle is one of the notable features and benefits of Comline’s coated brake discs and one of many that are illustr…

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FAI Automotive continues to expand ever-growing ranges

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

FAI Automotive has recently introduced over 40 new references to its popular steering and suspension and engine timing ranges, offering greater coverage and providing customers with a reason to choose…

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HELLA wins numerous series orders in the field of electromobility

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

HELLA, the automotive supplier operating under the umbrella brand FORVIA, has received numerous series orders from various customers, with which the company is consistently expanding its leading marke…

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Shaftec launches new range of axle shafts and extends caliper programme

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

Shaftec, the business named after the remanufactured driveshaft programme it brought into the UK aftermarket, has done it again. This time with the introduction of a new range of axle shafts. At launc…

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WAI tracking engine technology innovation with expanded sensors range

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

Leading rotating electrics supplier WAI is continually expanding its range of engine management products, to stay ahead of the curve as advanced engine technology reaches the aftermarket. Despite elec…

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PartsInMotion.co.uk encourages technicians to opt for quality stopping power

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

To ensure technicians have the best choice of premium quality braking products, they need a brand they can trust and that motorists can depend on says PartsInMotion.co.uk. The online parts supplier is…

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MAHLE Aftermarket launches new-to-range air and fuel filtration references

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

MAHLE Aftermarket UK has added six new-to-range filters to its product range, including three new air filters, and three new fuel filter elements. The aftermarket specialist’s uncompromising approach …

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SMP Europe to make debut Automechanika Birmingham exhibition at 2023 show

Date: Tuesday 23 May 2023

SMP Europe has announced it will be exhibiting its leading engine management and ignition product portfolio, as well as their industry leading engineering and manufacturing expertise for the first tim…

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Magneti Marelli to debut at Automechanika Birmingham 2023

Date: Monday 22 May 2023

Magneti Marelli Parts & Services will be exhibiting for the first time at the Automechanika Show in Birmingham, from 6th to 8th June, with a selection of innovative and market-leading products whi…

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To advertise a salary or to not advertise a salary: Glen Callum Associates shares its insight

Date: Friday 19 May 2023

Despite many employers having a slight uncertainty around salary transparency, Glen Callum Associates (GCA) is pointing to the benefits of being open when it comes to salary. While it is not a legal r…

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