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Trevor Hudson appointed Klarius business development manager, Germany

Trevor Hudson appointed Klarius business development manager, Germany

Wednesday 11th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Klarius Products Ltd has appointed Trevor Hudson as business development manager for Germany. Offering over two decades of experience in sales and marketing, Hudson will be supporting existing aftermarket partners, while also offering a management link for OE customers and developing new distribution channels.

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Klarius increases UK manufacturing capacity

Klarius increases UK manufacturing capacity

Tuesday 10th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Recent investment has provided Klarius with increased manufacturing capacity for automotive OEM and aftermarket emission control products including exhausts, CATs and DPFs. “Demand is being driven by both the UK market and export growth” states Paul Hannah, Business Development Director. “The aftermarket is changing rapidly and while quality is still very important, once the required standards and certifications have been met, the focus is all on range and availability.

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The Parts Alliance’s Garage Essentials summer offers

The Parts Alliance’s Garage Essentials summer offers

Tuesday 10th July 2018 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance’s Summer Garage Essentials has arrived mid heat-wave with some incredible offers that are guaranteed to keep things hot. The glossy 68 page A4 publication is available on request from all branches of The Parts Alliance members Allparts, Bromsgrove Motor Factors, Car Parts & Accessories, CES, GMF, SAS Autoparts, SC Motor Factors, Waterloo, GSF Car Parts – and now Dingbro too.

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Capus relocates to West Midlands

Capus relocates to West Midlands

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 | 0 Comments

Capus (UK) Ltd has relocated its head office and warehouse to the West Midlands. Established in 1982, the components supplier is the UK’s leading manufacturer of trailer kingpins and is the exclusive UK & Ireland distributor of Menbers Electrical components and Marco components for trucks, trailers, buses and coaches.

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IAAF’s Williamson re-elected to FIGIEFA board

IAAF’s Williamson re-elected to FIGIEFA board

Monday 2nd July 2018 | 0 Comments

Wendy Williamson, chief executive of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF), has been re-elected to the board and made treasurer of FIGIEFA, the association representing the needs of the European aftermarket to governments and legislators of the European Union.

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Autopromotec expanding internationalisation efforts

Autopromotec expanding internationalisation efforts

Friday 22nd June 2018 | 0 Comments

Autopromotec 2019’s organisers have announced the start-up of projects aimed at enhancing the international profile of the fair and at supporting the supply chain of automotive products and Made in Italy in the approach to foreign markets. Autopromotec 2017 posted record numbers in terms of total exhibitors (1,599, +4.5% compared to the 2015 edition) and industry professionals (113,616, +9% compared to 2015).

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Automechanika Birmingham 2018 closes its doors until 2019

Automechanika Birmingham 2018 closes its doors until 2019

Friday 22nd June 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham, the UK’s leading exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and vehicle production industry, has drawn to a close, with 10,200 automotive industry personnel visiting the highly successful 2018 event. The event featured 500 exhibitors from 26 countries covering a floor space of 9400 square metres. More than 120 companies exhibited at Automechanika Birmingham for the first time including: AA Garage Guide, Snap-On, Ceramex, GSF Car Parts and Wurth Electronics.

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Drivers to spend £45 million on air con services this summer

Wednesday 20th June 2018 | 0 Comments

A new report predicts that drivers in the UK will spend over £45 million on air conditioning services this summer due to the impending heatwave. Based on internal garage and consumer data, the marketplace has predicted that there will be over 1 million air con units serviced in total in the months of June, July and August, having already seen a 2500 per cent increase in requests in May compared to April.

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MTS brings popular Dacia parts to UK

MTS brings popular Dacia parts to UK

Monday 18th June 2018 | 0 Comments

MTS has introduced two new exhaust systems for the Dacia Logan and Duster as part of its ongoing plan to bring to the UK aftermarket products in demand.

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Bosal enters administration

Bosal enters administration

Wednesday 13th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Bosal Automotive And Industrial Components Limited, which traded as BAIC Ltd, officially entered administration on 5 June 2018. The business which was registered as operating in “the wholesale trade of motor vehicle parts and accessories” is perhaps best known for its exhausts business, the UK branch of which is based in Preston, Lancashire. Details were published in the London Gazette on 11 June.

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Wendy Williamson delivers keynote speech at Automechanika Birmingham

Wendy Williamson delivers keynote speech at Automechanika Birmingham

Tuesday 12th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Wendy Williamson, chief executive of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF), has provided an extensive insight into the future of the automotive aftermarket in a speech delivered to a packed audience at the Aftermarket Theatre, Automechanika Birmingham 2018.

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Behr Hella Service extends compressor range for hybrid and electric vehicles

Behr Hella Service extends compressor range for hybrid and electric vehicles

Thursday 10th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Behr Hella Service, the exclusive UK distributor of Sanden electric compressors, has unveiled an aftermarket solution with original equipment (OE) pedigree to combat the challenges faced by technicians when tasked with air conditioning maintenance on hybrid and electric vehicles.

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Spring Garage Essentials available now

Spring Garage Essentials available now

Wednesday 9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance Spring Garage Essentials tools and equipment brochure is out now. The glossy 68 page publication is already available from branches of The Parts Alliance members Allparts, Bromsgrove Motor Factors, Car Parts & Accessories, CES, GMF, SAS Autoparts, SC Motor Factors, Waterloo and GSF Car Parts.

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CV factor Robert Carter joins IAAF

CV factor Robert Carter joins IAAF

Wednesday 9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has announced its latest member to join its ever-expanding network, commercial vehicle parts distributor Robert Carter (MF) Ltd.

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Trico enjoys a successful A1 spring trade show

Trico enjoys a successful A1 spring trade show

Wednesday 9th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Trico enjoyed a bustling A1 Trade Show engaging with the members and discussing how they can help to grow their wiper blade sales and turnover in 2018. The Show was held on 19 April at the Whittlebury Hall in Towcester.

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