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Middleton Manufacturing goes big on Britishness with car mats range

Middleton Manufacturing goes big on Britishness with car mats range

12th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Middleton Manufacturing has begun a campaign to promote its UK manufacturing heritage. The UK’s largest supplier of mats manufactured in the UK is urging retailers to “seize on the demand for British products that promote green and ethical benefits.” It states that CO2 emissions produced as a result of the logistics and production processes involved are significantly less when compared against an overseas alternative.

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Mahle: digital boost in aftermarket to ‘maximise customer benefits’

Mahle: digital boost in aftermarket to ‘maximise customer benefits’

12th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The automotive industry is in the midst of a digitalisation process. Connectivity and autonomous driving developments offer wholesalers and workshops additional sales potential. However, anyone whose job it is to efficiently and reliably diagnose, calibrate, and maintain a large number of different vehicles requires a competent service partner. This is where digital solutions provider Mahle Aftermarket comes in, the company states, offering up-to-date interconnected service and diagnostic tools.

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Liqui Moly enters Formula 1 advertising deal

Liqui Moly enters Formula 1 advertising deal

11th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The German oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly has signed an advertising deal with Formula 1. It will advertise on the race track at eleven races, one of a few select brands. “We hope that out of the more than one billion viewers who follow this spectacle on television all over the world every year, it may occur to some of them to take a closer look at Liqui Moly and purchase our products,” explains CEO Ernst Prost. Formula 1 is not new to the lubricant brand; Liqui Moly was involved with Team Jordan in the 2000s.

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IAAF announces details of 2019’s first Industry Briefing session

IAAF announces details of 2019’s first Industry Briefing session

11th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced that it will host its first Industry Briefing of 2019 at Stadium MK, home of EFL League Two side MK Dons, in Milton Keynes on Thursday 21 March.

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Autoparts UK, Midwest Motor Factors increase stock holding by 25 per cent

Autoparts UK, Midwest Motor Factors increase stock holding by 25 per cent

6th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Autoparts UK and Midwest Motor Factors have increased stock levels by 25 per cent in view of the uncertainty surrounding the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. In Glasgow, Autoparts’ central distribution hub has installed a new mezzanine floor and all branches throughout Scotland and Northern England are increasing stock levels.

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New solenoid range additions from SMPE

New solenoid range additions from SMPE

6th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Automotive parts manufacturer and supplier SMPE, has added five new parts to its solenoid range, delivering many benefits to the aftermarket through its OE quality competence, including both extensive European car parc coverage and greater performance.

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Trico, Leamoco partnership sees sales growth

Trico, Leamoco partnership sees sales growth

6th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Trico and Leamoco started working together in May last year, since which time the companies report sales growing month-on-month, with garage customers continuing to ask for Trico wiper blades. Trico is a recently re-approved supplier to the Independent Motor Factor Association (IFA) of which Leamoco is a longstanding member.

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Mobility partner for cars of yesterday and today – Mahle Classic Line

Mobility partner for cars of yesterday and today – Mahle Classic Line

31st January 2019 | 0 Comments

One year ago, Mahle launched the Classic Line, a special spare parts segment for vintage and modern classic cars. The range has grown steadily since then, and now includes engine parts such as cylinder liners, pistons, valves, and bearings as well as starter motors, alternators, thermostats, and filter elements. With almost 100 years of experience, Mahle can guarantee the very highest quality.

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Autoelectro highlights eclectic mix of classic components in leaflet series

31st January 2019 | 0 Comments

Autoelectro has designed a series of leaflets, showing its offering for modern and retro classic components, as the rotating electrics remanufacturer seeks to strengthen its credentials as the ‘one-stop shop’ for starter motors and alternators.

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MTS brand driving quality to aftermarket, say leading factors

MTS brand driving quality to aftermarket, say leading factors

25th January 2019 | 0 Comments

More leading motor factors are reaping the benefits of investing long-term in a superior exhaust product that is helping build customer trust and increase profits.

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Aftermarket distributors, make sure you have ‘the list’

Aftermarket distributors, make sure you have ‘the list’

24th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Klarius has released a full list of all the most in-demand new exhaust products produced over the last 12 months so distributors can make sure they have the latest parts available. Hundreds of exhausts, catalytic converters (CATs), diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and mountings are listed, all available with same or next day delivery via Klarius’s in-house AutoLogistiks distribution service.

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Hella promotes McGreevy

Hella promotes McGreevy

18th January 2019 | 0 Comments

After joining Hella, as the company’s national sales manager last May, Martin McGreevy has now been appointed as sales director, IAM.

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Schaeffler names Thomas Willis head of category and technical

Schaeffler names Thomas Willis head of category and technical

17th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Schaeffler (UK) Ltd has announced the appointment of Thomas Willis, who has joined as head of category and technical for the original equipment manufacturer’s aftermarket division.

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Universal Components latest CV supplier to join IAAF

Universal Components latest CV supplier to join IAAF

8th January 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed aftermarket wholesaler Universal Components UK Ltd (TVS ASL) to its swelling membership roster, as the latest commercial vehicle supplier to sign up and seize advantage of the raft of opportunities available to them as a member.

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BorgWarner executive arrested for spying in Russia

4th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Well-known automotive parts manufacturer BorgWarner has confirmed that its head of security has been arrested by Russian security services. Various news sources report that Paul Whelan was arrested on spying charges.

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