Roadlink International is now offering a three-year warranty on its wide range of AL-KO shock absorbers providing both trust and quality as it continues to support customers in all areas of business.
Brake Engineering has added 10 new brake calipers to its ever-expanding range, all offering excellent European vehicle coverage. The braking specialist introduces new-to-range products into its range regularly to ensure its vehicle coverage continues to grow and customer demand is consistently met.
WAIglobal is preparing to highlight the advantages of both renewed and new rotating electrics while exhibiting its full product range on stand 18D2 at Automechanika Birmingham 2016, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from 6 - 8 June.
Euro Car Parts has launched its first specialist tool catalogue. The parts distributor said the introduction of the catalogue follows increased demand from repairers and professional technicians across the UK and Ireland. The 136-page catalogue is formatted to make it easier to choose from the full range of 10,000 plus tools available from Euro Car Parts – including brands like Gearwrench, Omega, Milwaukee and MasterPro.
The UK’s largest manufacturer of aftermarket emissions components, Klarius Products, has become one of the first businesses in the UK to achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality systems. The new standard replaces ISO 9001:2008 as of September 2018, with companies required to attain the new standard before this date to ensure compliancy.
GSF Car Parts has confirmed the January holiday winners from their ‘Here Comes Summer’ garage promotion. At the end of each month in the first quarter of 2017 a winner will be drawn from all those trade customers who have registered for the promotion and then met an agreed monthly spend target. January’s winner was VW, Audi and Skoda specialist Aire Valley Workshop in Skipton, a long-standing customer of GSF’s bustling Bradford branch.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts has expanded its European Graduate Program, providing top graduates with the chance to develop careers in multiple sectors. Ten positions are available, spanning six countries and covering specialties in business areas from engineering and research and development, to logistics and finance.
The Parts Alliance has been named CAT magazine’s ‘Factor Chain of the Year’. The Award came on Friday 10 February at an industry awards ceremony at Manchester’s renowned Lowry Hotel. The national trading group was represented by the eight branches in its South West region. They were shortlisted in recognition of a dramatic turnaround in fortunes under The Parts Alliance’s ownership. The branches were all previously part of the Unipart network, but have since been developed with significant investment from The Parts Alliance.
First Line has released easy to identify engine mounting layout diagrams for every part number. The brand says the importance of accuracy in fitting engine mountings led it to offer the diagrams, available via the First Line WebCat, and MAM, with TecDoc to follow shortly. The diagrams also help First Line customers make sure they are buying the correct product for their specific needs. With 39 different Engine Mounting positions for both ‘in line’ and ‘transverse’ layouts, product identification can be quite challenging, First Line explains.
Valeo Service UK has launched 14 new steering column switches and four clockspring and steering angle sensors specifically designed for Mercedes models.
Having almost doubled its distributor membership in recent months, A1 Motor Factor Group has stated its intention to continue growth in 2017. 37 sites were added in November 2016 – totalling 77 stores overall – making A1 one of the fastest-growing buying groups in the UK. The company has also welcomed new suppliers to its portfolio.