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New Exol oil for modern Renault vehicles

Date: Friday 22 January 2021

Exol has unveiled the new Optima C3 LSRN 5W-30 oil, a fully synthetic, low SAPS engine oil designed for modern Renault passenger car and light commercial vehicles that require the RN17 specification. …

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HELLA FlatLight: Optics smaller than a grain of salt

Date: Friday 22 January 2021

Smaller, more efficient, better: The trend for miniaturisation is also unstoppable in the automotive industry because it reduces installation space and weight and thus ultimately saves energy. "In add…

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First Line expands its core ranges

Date: Friday 22 January 2021

In a year of unprecedented times and challenges, First Line Ltd remained open throughout the pandemic to provide vital supply chain solutions to its factor customer base and subsequently, to the works…

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NEW A9320S alternator in AS-PL offer

Date: Monday 11 January 2021

Another new alternator has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The alternator has an index number A9320S and is the product of the AS brand. The alternator belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and st…

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Clutch solutions from the experts

Date: Monday 11 January 2021

In recent months there has been a significant increase in light commercial vehicles (LCV’s) on the roads, which naturally leads to a rise in demand for the service and repair of these vehicles and sub…

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Schaeffler REPXPERT announces dates for first live ‘Tea-Break Training’ sessions

Date: Monday 11 January 2021

Schaeffler’s REPXPERT technical training team has announced more details about its new programme of ‘Tea-Break Training’, designed to appeal to as many people as possible by offering informative and i…

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WAI STERI-7 vehicle sanitiser kits now available through WhoCanFixMyCar.com

Date: Wednesday 23 December 2020

As restrictions tighten across the UK, WAI’s STERI-7 vehicle sanitiser car kits are continuing to prove popular and are now being rolled out across the WhoCanFixMyCar.com network. After gaining positi…

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MAHLE outlines vision for UK aftermarket

Date: Friday 18 December 2020

Pioneering service solutions business, MAHLE, explores its vision for the future of the UK aftermarket as it celebrates 100 years in business. Independent workshops and parts distributors feel a sense…

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ZF extends suite of fleet solutions to light commercial vehicles in Europe

Date: Friday 18 December 2020

ZF has announced the launch of a comprehensive new suite of fleet solutions, specifically designed to improve the operational performance, safety and customer service levels of Light Commercial Vehicl…

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Garages shown how to get the most out of TechMan in free webinar training series

Date: Thursday 17 December 2020

Garage management specialist, TechMan is helping workshops achieve their business goals with free weekly online training webinars. The series of live videos ensure users of the TechMan Garage Manageme…

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RokLUME 280N SMART: Intelligent work lamp for mining, construction and forestry machines

Date: Thursday 17 December 2020

In order to increase operator safety, health and productivity in mining, construction work or forestry, HELLA, the lighting and electronics specialist, is launching the new RokLUME 280N SMART work lam…

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Clear path for mega macs users

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

Security Gateway, Certificate Based Automotive Security, Protection of Vehicle Diagnostics, Central Gateway, CAN Gateway - behind these terms are systems designed to protect modern vehicles against un…

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First Line Ltd adds to its Borg & Beck braking range

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

First Line Ltd is committed to providing the most relevant and comprehensive ranges across their product portfolio for the aftermarket. With this commitment in mind, the company is constantly reviewin…

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EAG reveals RYMEC distribution deal

Date: Friday 11 December 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has announced that it will be distributing RYMEC clutches to the aftermarket.RYMEC has been a prominent name in the automotive aftermarket for nearly 40 years, providing h…

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HELLA makes wiper blades simple

Date: Thursday 10 December 2020

“With Britain’s ever-changing and unpredictable weather, wiper blades present the aftermarket with a day-in, day-out sales opportunity,” explains HELLA UK’s Senior Head of Marketing & Communicatio…

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FAG Complete Hub – the ultimate complete commercial vehicle wheel bearing repair solution from Schaeffler

Date: Thursday 10 December 2020

Schaeffler has extended its portfolio of truck and trailer wheel bearing repair solutions with the introduction of a range of complete hub units for a quick and simple repair. The ready-to-fit FAG Com…

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New Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Safety Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com - Galvanic Isolation

Date: Tuesday 08 December 2020

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released the next chapter in their Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Safety course High Voltage Design Concepts and Safety Systems, which focuses on Galv…

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Philips new generation RacingVision GT200

Date: Monday 07 December 2020

Philips automotive lighting bulbs have always fared well in the UK’s premier annual bulb test, and, only weeks after its introduction, the new Philips RacingVision GT200 - with up +200%[1] brighter li…

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GS Yuasa launch free online COVID-19 and Batteries training course for workshops and distributors

Date: Thursday 03 December 2020

GS Yuasa have launched a coronavirus-specific training course covering COVID-19 and batteries. The free course will help distributors, workshops and garages combat the rise of battery failure occurrin…

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Schaeffler embraces new way of recruitment from GCA

Date: Thursday 03 December 2020

Schaeffler UK is now benefitting from a new and proven hiring recruitment strategy, helping the company to source the best industry talent in the most efficient way possible. Delivered by automotive a…

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The Garage Inspector recommends like-for-like battery replacement

Date: Thursday 03 December 2020

VARTA Brand Ambassador Andy Savva explains the importance of replacing a car battery with the same type of technology (or upgrading) and advises never to downgrade technologies. When it comes to vehic…

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Brexit tax and customs changes are coming very soon. Are you ready?

Date: Thursday 03 December 2020

IAAF member E-Motive is co-hosting a timely webinar to help companies prepare for Brexit on Tuesday 8th December at 2:30pm. A panel of experts from the fields of ecommerce technology & services, c…

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Expected rise in gear control cable repairs

Date: Friday 27 November 2020

In the lead up to Christmas, more people this year are turning to online shopping, which means there are significantly more light commercial vehicles (LCV’s) on the roads making deliveries. As a resul…

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DENSO glow plugs – keeping technicians cosy this winter

Date: Friday 27 November 2020

To help keep them warm as we enter winter and the weather gets colder, DENSO is offering technicians the opportunity to receive a branded beanie hat when they purchase glow plugs from participating di…

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HELLA presents new aftermarket image video

Date: Friday 27 November 2020

The further strengthening its good position in the aftermarket, HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert has produced a new image film to highlight its comprehensive range of services for independen…

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Act now for a fast start in 2021, TechMan advises garage owners

Date: Friday 27 November 2020

Workshop management specialist, TechMan, is calling on garages to ‘act now’ for a fast start in the New Year by streamlining business processes. It follows an unimaginable year of restrictions and abn…

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Sign up for AdBell's exclusive Christmas promotion

Date: Thursday 26 November 2020

Ad Bell have put together some exclusive offers available from Tuesday 1st to Thursday 24th December, we would like you to hear about them. Sign up is quick and easy – click the link below to sign up …

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HELLA strengthens its market position in the field of car body lighting

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

HELLA, the lighting and electronics expert, that designs the car body lighting of tomorrow, has acquired several important orders from premium and volume manufacturers in this sector and further stren…

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GS Yuasa Academy receives IMI accreditation

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

GS Yuasa Academy has become the first battery training program to partner with The Institute of the Motor Industry. The online learning platform will give users who have completed all courses the oppo…

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Autotech Recruit announces significant investment plans to drive up industry’s EV training

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

With the news that the ban on petrol and diesel car sales has been brought forward to 2030, as part of the Government’s climate change pledge, the automotive industry is gearing up for a substantial r…

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New ADAS kit further expands Delphi Technologies' diagnostic capabilities

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, introduces a new diagnostic solution to its Delphi Technologies Aftermarket portfo…

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New Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Safety Course at OurVirtualAcademy.com

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

Online training specialists OurVirtualAcademy have released the first two chapters of a new Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Safety course: High Voltage Design Concepts and Safety Systems. The integratio…

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EAG announces TRICO distribution

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) is delighted to announce that it will be distributing TRICO wiper blades to the aftermarket.To further accommodate the industry and its needs, EAG is now distributing TRIC…

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FRAM® slam as filter brand arrives at leading motor factor

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Technicians can now access a full range of FRAM® filters at leading motor factors – Midwest Motor Factors and Monmore Auto Parts. With five branches throughout the West Midlands, Midwest Motor Factors…

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NEW starter S9391S in AS-PL offer

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Another new starter has enlarged the AS-PL offer. The starter has an index number S9391S and is the product of the AS brand. The starter belongs to the Standard line - 100% reliability and starts rate…

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“If it's in the kit, then change it”, says Dayco

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Alongside its commitment to supplying original equipment (OE) components to vehicle manufacturers (VM) across the globe, Dayco, the world’s leading power transmission system manufacturer, is also dedi…

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OSRAM shines a light on the perfect stocking fillers

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Bright lights are arguably what Christmas is all about and although lights may not be the obvious stocking filler, a bulb upgrade can brighten up that number one car fan’s Christmas. OSRAM’s wide rang…

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Schaeffler launches FAG steering & suspension programme

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Schaeffler, the renowned and respected original equipment (OE) component and system manufacturer, has introduced a comprehensive steering & suspension programme under its FAG brand. It hopes to pr…

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Remember! Change your cabin filter every 6 months!

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

Why do Cabin Air Filters need to be exchanged?For your health and system protection, driving comfort and safety. BREATH CLEAN AIR INSTEAD OF HARMFUL POLLUTANTSCorteco cabin air filters remove the irri…

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Enhanced Visual Inspection feature makes e-Videns tool even more comprehensive, flexible and easy-to-use and workshops can trial one for free!

Date: Thursday 19 November 2020

DENSO has released the latest version of its vehicle inspection system, e-Videns, and for the next month is seeking workshops to partner with, in order to trial the tool, with the most active tester r…

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Sign up for AdBells exclusive offers

Date: Wednesday 18 November 2020

Ad Bell have put together some exclusive offers available from Monday 23rd November, we would like you to hear about them. Sign up is quick and easy – click the link below to sign up day. Don’t miss o…

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Philips GoPure for safer, healthier and more comfortable motoring

Date: Friday 13 November 2020

The Philips brand is a household name in many fields, including lighting, lifestyle, automotive and healthcare products. It has long been renowned for its innovation in automotive lighting products an…

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Schaeffler demonstrates pioneering spirit and innovation to help shape an electric future for DTM

Date: Friday 13 November 2020

During the final weekend of the 2020 DTM season, Schaeffler demonstrated what the future of the series will look like: green and electric. As the new DTM Series and Innovation Partner, Schaeffler, alo…

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EAG focuses on quality for its steering components

Date: Friday 13 November 2020

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) is highlighting its steering range, including its driveshaft, CV joint and caliper offering. EAG has launched an extensive range of driveshafts, calipers and CV joints fro…

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Klarius is ready to support the exhaust replacement needs of UK’s ageing car parc

Date: Thursday 12 November 2020

Recent data released by the DVLA and Department for Transport (DfT) has illustrated that the UK car parc is older than it has ever been. Older cars are undoubtedly popular, and as a result aftermarket…

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Autotech Training rolls out on-site EV training for companies electrifying fleet vehicles

Date: Friday 06 November 2020

By 2025, the UK fleet vehicle industry will account for 75% of all electric cars on the road. However, a major knowledge gap surrounding EV’s and a lack of basic training is set to thwart employee usa…

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Pulley Failure and Diagnosis: advice from Corteco

Date: Thursday 05 November 2020

Similar to other components failing, the part that has failed is often condemned before the true cause of the failure is found. If the component that is replaced isn’t the cause of the failure, it is …

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LKQ Euro Car Parts supports independent garages with extended Liftmaster and Milwaukee partnerships

Date: Thursday 05 November 2020

LKQ Euro Car Parts has cemented its status as the UK’s leading supplier of Liftmaster and Milwaukee products by extending its partnerships with both brands, as it helps the independent aftermarket rec…

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Corteco - first-to-market engine mounts

Date: Monday 02 November 2020

The extensive OE manufacturing experience of the Freudenberg Group, enables Corteco to offer engine mounts that deliver optimal comfort. They ensure a load-bearing and elastic connection between the e…

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NSK initiatives combat counterfeit bearing manufacture

Date: Friday 30 October 2020

As a respected and coveted manufacturer of premium bearings, NSK has long been the victim of unscrupulous counterfeiters. Looking to cheat both the OEM and the user, those producing fake bearings will…

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