NTDA Tyre and Aftermarket Equipment Supplier of the Year winners, Rema Tip Top offers a range of TPMS starter kit solutions, tool kits, diagnostic tools and programmable sensors for the automotive aftermarket. Recently, Rema Tip Top, teamed up with Hamaton to offer a TPMS sensor package with free H46 or H36 ATEQ diagnostic tool when you purchase 22 or 16 EU PRO sensors respectively.
Andy Savva has been appointed the new Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) vice-president supporting president, Lawrence Bleasdale and chief executive, Wendy Williamson, before taking over as president in 2017.
Savva has accumulated a wealth of experience in the automotive aftermarket since entering the industry more than 30 years ago. Owning and successfully managing his own garage since 1994, Savva has gone on to win numerous awards including the prestigious ‘National Independent Garage of the Year Award’ at the Hilton London in 2004.
The IAAF raised more than £8500 for automotive charity BEN at its Annual Awards and Dinner Ceremony held at the ICC on 15 December.
Collecting more than £6000 on the night from guests and £2500 during IAAF’s support of BEN’s ‘Hats on for BEN’ campaign and IAAF golf days, IAAF is continuing on its mission to raise awareness of the worthy charity throughout the independent aftermarket.
Having invited thousands of independent garages to participate in its biggest ever customer incentive giveaway, GSF Car Parts has announced that ASG Garages is its final ‘Cars and Stars’ winner, taking home a brand-new Peugeot 108.
The national promotion, which aims to support GSF’s thriving independent garage customer base, has seen 1240 garages from across the country win up to £500 per month in Love2Shop vouchers, as well as being entered into the main prize draw, having achieved an agreed monthly spend target with the motor factor.
The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) successfully hosted its best Annual Conference to date on 15 December with the high turnout of members benefitting from numerous discussions exploring IAAF’s key theme, ‘How to survive and thrive – post Brexit’.
Randstad Ltd has introduced TerraSteer, its TerraClean Power Steering Service Machine that is capable of restoring a vehicle’s power steering system back to its best in less than ten minutes.
The de-carbonising specialist brand is renowned for its unique tools that offer deep-cleaning services and this new introduction demonstrates TerraClean’s commitment to developing its offering to meet motorists’ requirements and extend its network’s area of expertise within the automotive aftermarket.
The Federation of Engine Re-manufacturers (FER) has welcomed new member Ajusa UK to its ever-expanding network, as the Original Equipment quality engine parts manufacturer looks set to make its mark in the UK aftermarket.
Magna Tyres Group has acquired OBO Tyres, the largest tyre retreader in the Netherlands. Founded in 1959, the company has specialized in producing retreaded tyres for the agricultural and OTR market and additional tyre repair services. Recently the company received exclusive distribution rights of the Magna agricultural, and MTP OTR tyres, which allowed the company to offer qualitative and cost effective new tyre solutions to the Benelux tyre market.
In November 2016 EU passenger car registration rebounded following the slowdown observed in October. New registrations for the month totalled 1,148,618 units (up 5.8 per cent), according to the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA).
Kenda has promoted Brandon Stotsenburg to vice president of its North American Automotive tyre business. Currently director of business development, Stotsenburg succeeds Bob Phoenix, who is retiring 1 January 2017.
The Korean Ministry of Environment has announced that domestic and overseas tyre manufacturers will be obliged to indicate the noise level of their products from 2019. The policy announced in Korea on Monday follows the E.U. standards as well, the ministry said, and will be applied to tiyes on passenger vehicles starting in 2019, and […]
Dayton is expanding its range of truck tyres with the launch of on/off-road tyres: Dayton D800M steer and D800D drive for mixed on- and off-road service. Made in Europe and subjected to Bridgestone quality controls, Dayton on/off-road tyres are designed to give truck operators the same “essential performance at the best price” as the Dayton on-road truck tyre line-up introduced in 2015.
Ceat, the Indian tyre manufacturer, has announced plans to increase production of truck and bus, passenger car and two-wheeler tyres. According to local news sources, the company said it will invest approximately 2,800 crore rupees over a five-year period leading up to 2022.
Continental has entered into a strategic partnership with DigiLens Inc., a leader in holographic projection technology for application in automotive and consumer electronics. The partnership has been formed to develop ultra-thin Augmented Reality Head-up Displays that will further enhance a wider market penetration in cars of different segments.