Tag: parts

The Parts Alliance acquires Lancashire parts distributor BBC Superfactors

The Parts Alliance acquires Lancashire parts distributor BBC Superfactors

Friday 15th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has completed its acquisition of Blackburn Brakes Holding Limited, owner of BBC Superfactors Ltd (BBC), a leading distributor of vehicle parts in the Lancashire market. BBC, an affiliated member of The Parts Alliance, has a network of seven locations across the county. Employing more than 150, it makes more than 1,000 deliveries per day to commercial customers with approximately 97 per cent of orders delivered within one hour. It has been in business for more than 30 years.

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The Parts Alliance announce new ‘Best of Brakes’ promotion

The Parts Alliance announce new ‘Best of Brakes’ promotion

Thursday 31st August 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has teamed up with Delphi for the second time in 2017 to run its new ‘Best of Brakes’ promotion. The distributor states that it hopes to build on the success of spring’s ‘Dream Drive’ promotion, which saw surging sales and six lucky garage winners taking memorable Route 66 road trips. This time around, there are six spectacular holidays to be won during September and October, to destinations throughout the world.

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Autosupplies hits the track with Denso

Autosupplies hits the track with Denso

Friday 11th August 2017 | 0 Comments

The Autosupplies Chesterfield team recently took part in an endurance karting event held at Amen Corner Karting track near Mansfield with components supplier, Denso sponsoring the event.

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Borg & Beck produces clutch fault diagnosis chart for garages

Borg & Beck produces clutch fault diagnosis chart for garages

Tuesday 8th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Despite the complex nature of the modern clutch system, many technicians remain under the misapprehension that clutch replacement is a simple and straightforward affair. However, with clutch replacement now often taking several hours it’s imperative for workshop profitability that technicians have the information they need to fit the replacement right, first time.

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Hella Hengst cabin filters offer ‘additional profit opportunity’

Hella Hengst cabin filters offer ‘additional profit opportunity’

Thursday 27th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Regular replacement of the cabin filter is crucial for effective operation, and as traffic on roads worldwide has increased, so has its impact on air quality. These roadside pollutants can reach a car’s driver and passengers through its ventilation or air conditioning ducts. Prolonged exposure to high pollution whilst driving is not only unpleasant; it can have a serious effect on the health of the vehicle’s occupants. Microorganisms accumulate inside the car, potentially multiplying to much higher concentrations than normal. Such a high level of bacteria inside the vehicle can lead to a range of health problems, including more serious issues like asthma and allergic reactions.

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Behr Hella Service expands compressor range for hybrid and electric vehicles

Behr Hella Service expands compressor range for hybrid and electric vehicles

Wednesday 5th July 2017 | 0 Comments

According to a study by management consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, every third European new car registration could be an electric car by 2030. Hybrid and electric vehicles require electrically powered compressors because, instead of a combustion engine, a battery provides their energy. Thermal management expert, Behr Hella Service, has therefore been offering compressors for hybrid and electric vehicles for more than six years.

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A to Z Car and Taxi Parts & Accessories becomes latest A1 member

Friday 30th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Nottingham based A to Z Car and Taxi Parts & Accessories has joined A1 Motor Stores. Opened in 2011, the retailer and factor supplies the garage and taxi retail and repair trade in the north of Nottingham, currently running two vans delivering a wide range of both hard parts and retail goods.

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Mahle extends engine component range

Mahle extends engine component range

Wednesday 28th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Mahle Aftermarket has introduced seven new engine components including four pistons, two rings and one liner. The new piston 061PI00127000 covers Scania models while the piston with the part number 037PI00115000 is suitable for Volvo and Volvo (Penta) applications. Additionally, piston 175PI 00101000 covers Stihl MS260 and MS260C, and piston 028PI 00130000 covers a number of popular Audi, Seat, Skoda and Volkswagen models.

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GSF Car Parts help garages maximise aircon profits

GSF Car Parts help garages maximise aircon profits

Tuesday 27th June 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has just launched new deals on the Dunlop Air Con machines for R134a and new R1234YF refrigerants. The Dunlop DACP150 is a quality European-made automatic air con machine that’s available with a vehicle database and many other features for just over £1,500 + VAT delivered, but only whilst stocks last.

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Trico renews beam blades agreement with Koenigsegg

Trico renews beam blades agreement with Koenigsegg

Tuesday 27th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Trico has renewed its agreement with Swedish high performance sport cars manufacturer Koenigsegg to supply original equipment beam blades for all their current models. The philosophy at Koenigsegg is one focused solely on performance.

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Mahle adds four turbochargers

Mahle adds four turbochargers

Tuesday 27th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Mahle Aftermarket has introduced four new turbochargers to its extensive range, specially designed for heavy duty and light commercial vehicles (LCV).

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Autoelectro brings more new-to-range motor, alternator units to market

Autoelectro brings more new-to-range motor, alternator units to market

Monday 19th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Autoelectro has released five new references – three starter motors and two alternators – into its already market-leading range, for specific Toyota, Vauxhall, Renault, Porsche and BMW applications.

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Euro Car Parts becomes WAT Racing coilover kits exclusive distributor

Euro Car Parts becomes WAT Racing coilover kits exclusive distributor

Wednesday 7th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts has signed an exclusive supply agreement with performance suspension specialist WAT Racing. Bill Stimson, marketing director of Euro Car Parts, said: “WAT coilover kits have a great reputation in the motorsport world so we’re delighted they’ve chosen us as sole UK distributor. Manufactured using top quality materials, they’re hand assembled and dyno-tested – a fantastic addition to our fast-growing performance portfolio.”

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Delphi extends steering range with 175 new part numbers

Delphi extends steering range with 175 new part numbers

Wednesday 7th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Delphi Product & Service Solutions has launched 175 new steering part numbers to meet growing demand. The latest additions are on top of 400 steering part numbers launched during 2016. Together, Delphi’s total steering range covers over 24,500 applications and more than 90 per cent of the European vehicle parc. Further range development is planned throughout 2017, with the introduction of more than 450 part numbers.

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Remus launches cat-back exhaust system for VW Golf GTI MK7 Clubsport

Remus launches cat-back exhaust system for VW Golf GTI MK7 Clubsport

Wednesday 31st May 2017 | 0 Comments

Remus has launched a new performance exhaust system for the new Mk7 Golf GTI Clubsport. The system is designed to improve performance and sound, with a Racing downpipe with sports cat to be fitted in conjunction with the Remus front silencer. The exhaust also features a resonated stainless steel cat-back centre section and a connection tube which enables the mounting of either the L/R sports exhaust or the non-resonated L/R Racing axle back system.

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