Tag: aftermarket

EAG and A1 Motor Stores announce supply deal

EAG and A1 Motor Stores announce supply deal

24th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has agreed terms with A1 Motor Stores for the distribution of its own-branded wheel bearing kits, Suplex coil springs and Champion wiper blades.

Continue Reading

New uprated performance clutch kit introduced by National Auto Parts

New uprated performance clutch kit introduced by National Auto Parts

23rd January 2020 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has launched its first ever uprated performance clutch kit, with plans to continue to develop the range throughout 2020.

Continue Reading

Meritor names Chris Villavarayan as EVP and COO

Meritor names Chris Villavarayan as EVP and COO

21st January 2020 | 0 Comments

Brake and drivetrain manufacturer Meritor Inc. has appointed Chris Villavarayan as executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately.

Continue Reading

Auto electrical specialists choose WAI

Auto electrical specialists choose WAI

20th January 2020 | 0 Comments

WAIglobal UK has increased business with auto electrical specialists as the sector makes a resurgence in the automotive industry.

Continue Reading

Intelligent battery chargers from Machine Mart

Intelligent battery chargers from Machine Mart

10th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Machine Mart has introduced two new Intelligent Battery Chargers. The Clarke IBC25 12/24v Intelligent Battery Charger is a heavy-duty charger suitable for all types of 12V & 24V lead-acid batteries. The multiple intelligent charging stages, diagnose, recover, maintain and condition the battery. Also featuring an alternator check to identify the output percentage of the vehicles charging system.

Continue Reading

STARCO returns to French aftermarket with Copadex

STARCO returns to French aftermarket with Copadex

23rd December 2019 | 0 Comments

Although STARCO retained its aftermarket presence in the UK, in 2017 it ended its activities within this sector in a number of European markets, including France. The company is now returning to this particular market through a partnership with tyre wholesaler Copadex. From the start of 2020, a selection of STARCO’s tyre range will be available and easily accessible in the French aftermarket via Copadex’s network and e-shop.

Continue Reading

Denso reveals more than 100 thermal range part number additions

Denso reveals more than 100 thermal range part number additions

20th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Denso has added 121 original equipment (OE) quality part numbers to its thermal management range. The latest references consist of 39 radiators, 76 condensers and six cabin blowers, which are linked to 342 OE numbers and cover an additional 2,300 vehicles.

Continue Reading

Aftermarket of tomorrow — what does the electric motor mean for independent workshops?

Aftermarket of tomorrow — what does the electric motor mean for independent workshops?

19th December 2019 | 0 Comments

The advent of e-mobility is often accompanied by uncertainty for workshops. How much maintenance does an electric motor need? What sort of repair volume can be expected? Which are the common models and voltage levels? And how can workshops obtain the information needed to ensure safe, efficient, and fast maintenance and repairs? This is where Mahle Aftermarket comes in, as a 360° solutions provider with OEM expertise.

Continue Reading

IAAF gears up for change at Annual Conference

IAAF gears up for change at Annual Conference

16th December 2019 | 0 Comments

The IAAF Conference 2019 has highlighted the massive technology-led transformation in the global automotive industry and how every business in the independent aftermarket can take full advantage.

Continue Reading

Why sensorisation means ADAS and ADAS means calibration equipment

Why sensorisation means ADAS and ADAS means calibration equipment

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

As the road to autonomy continues, companies such as Tesla, Uber, Ford, and Toyota are putting an increased emphasis on reaching the ultimate goal of ‘Level 5’ autonomous vehicle operation. With self-driving cars becoming closer to reality, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are rapidly becoming commonplace in modern cars. Today, an increasing number of vehicles are equipped with ADAS, featuring collision avoidance, autonomous braking in emergencies, cruise control, and self-parking. Moreover, several safety organizations are lobbying governments to mandate at least two types of ADAS in all new vehicles. As of 2022, new safety technologies such as advanced emergency braking systems (AEBS) and forward collisions warning systems (FCWS) will become mandatory in vehicles in the US and Europe. With this in mind and following the publication of “ADAS Calibration Equipment Market” by Future Market Insights, Tyres & Accessories got in contact with one of the report’s writers, Alice Ajit Mutum, in order to find out more. According to her Future Market Insights biography, Mutum is an experienced market research writer and has written extensively on the industrial automation and equipment, and automotive domains.

Continue Reading

Street-legal aftermarket braided carbon fibre rims coming in 2020

Street-legal aftermarket braided carbon fibre rims coming in 2020

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Good news for motorists who long for a set of carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) rims but whose budgets don’t stretch to a Porsche 911 Turbo S. As of next year, thyssenkrupp Carbon Components will begin offering carbon wheels for aftermarket customers. It previewed the upcoming range at last month’s Essen Motor Show.

Continue Reading

‘Best event for years’ – IAAF Annual Awards & Dinner 2019 a roaring success

9th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Praise has been heaped on IAAF’s Annual Awards & Dinner 2019, with many calling it the Federation’s "best event for years." The sell-out event, held for the third year running at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Milton Keynes and sponsored by Alliance Automotive UK (AAUK), saw around 600 guests in attendance, uniting the aftermarket as it gathered under one roof for a special evening of plaudits and entertainment.

Continue Reading

Wheel cylinders enter National programme

Wheel cylinders enter National programme

6th December 2019 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has launched a new range of wheel cylinders for the automotive aftermarket, with an initial range of 100 part numbers covering the most popular vehicles in the UK. The competitively priced programme is made to OE specifications, with further range extensions planned in 2020.

Continue Reading

Crown Court acquits Klarius directors

4th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Manchester Crown Court cleared five current and past directors and managers of Klarius Products Ltd of charges of selling non-typed approved catalytic converters on 3 December. The case, which was brought by the DVSA, had alleged that between 01/02/2013 and 30/08/2015 the business of Klarius Products Ltd, carried on for fraudulent purposes, the marketing, distribution and sale of counterfeit and non-type approved catalytic converters.

Continue Reading

Igniting change – SMPE engineers new ignition coil technology

Igniting change – SMPE engineers new ignition coil technology

29th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE) has become one of the first to market with a range of multicharge ignition coils, recently introduced on GDI (gasoline direct engines).

Continue Reading

Buy subscriptions, premium industry reports, and business directory entries in our shop. | Dismiss

[ + ]