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Schaeffler to reorganise UK business

12th November 2018 | 0 Comments

The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler, which employs over 92,000 people worldwide, proposes to reorganise its UK business activities as part of its excellence programme “Agenda 4 plus One”. This programme includes a global footprint initiative that is examining the strategic and economic competitiveness and long-term sustainability of all Schaeffler locations worldwide. As part of this initiative the Executive Board has decided to reorganise its activities in the UK.

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One year on: Trico MD’s ‘clear vision’

One year on: Trico MD’s ‘clear vision’

9th November 2018 | 0 Comments

With a background of more than 25 years in the automotive industry and nine years at Trico, Adam Richards stepped up to become the UK figurehead when he was promoted from operations manager to managing director a year ago. He previously worked in the materials and supply chain management sector, which progressed into an operational management role in a number of industrial sectors, but predominantly automotive.

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Passenger and LCV references make up Autoelectro’s latest new-to-range bulletin

Passenger and LCV references make up Autoelectro’s latest new-to-range bulletin

8th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Autoelectro has released details of an influx of new-to-range part numbers, featuring a mixture of passenger and light commercial vehicles.

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Peugeot 106 Rallye gets exhaust boost from Klarius

Peugeot 106 Rallye gets exhaust boost from Klarius

30th October 2018 | 0 Comments

When the exhaust on his 1998 Rallye S2 developed a leak, EVO magazine staff writer Antony Ingram contacted the UK’s largest manufacturer of aftermarket exhausts, Klarius Products Ltd, to supply an OEM quality replacement.

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What makes a good halogen bulb?

What makes a good halogen bulb?

11th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Although you wouldn’t think so at first glance, headlight bulbs are high-precision products. While a normal household bulb distributes its light over a radius of just a few metres, a headlight bulb combined with the reflector has to transfer the light accurately onto the road at a distance much greater than 50 metres.

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Mahle Aftermarket appoints Aliya Lam as sales manager for Northern Ireland & Eire

Mahle Aftermarket appoints Aliya Lam as sales manager for Northern Ireland & Eire

11th October 2018 | 0 Comments

In a buoyant period that has seen its team strengthened with a series of new appointments and promotions, Mahle has announced that Aliya Lam will be the new sales manager for Northern Ireland & Eire, in addition to her current role as sales & marketing manager at Mahle Aftermarket UK.

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Klarius boosts supply chain with next morning deliveries

Klarius boosts supply chain with next morning deliveries

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Helping the aftermarket distribution network to serve independent garages as promptly as possible, Klarius has announced that standard UK mainland deliveries will be made the following morning when ordered by 5:30pm. New Group CEO Mark Brickhill states, “Over 97 per cent of all our deliveries are with our customers the following morning across the UK. Klarius stockists grow their business even in challenging markets by having the widest range of stock available on the shelf. Our unique delivery service allows them to massively reduce stock levels of individual parts, while freeing up valuable warehouse space and capital.”

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Rema Tip Top exclusive Expel filtration system a Tyre Industry Award winner

Rema Tip Top exclusive Expel filtration system a Tyre Industry Award winner

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Rema Tip Top was presented with the Tyre Industry Award for product innovation for a product it calls a “revolutionary, innovative and economic solution” designed to preserve workshop tools and equipment. The Expel compressed air filtration device eliminates condensate pervasive in compressed air systems, removing 99.9999 per cent of liquid, oil, water and other contaminants down to one micron when installed at point of use.

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TecAlliance supporting government’s ‘Think before you Buy’ initiative

4th October 2018 | 0 Comments

TecAlliance has been active in the fight against product piracy for years. Now, together with subsidiary oneIDentity+, it has established a solution in the fight against counterfeit products – an application that has also found use in other markets.

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Advanced equipment systems provide boost for aftermarket businesses

Advanced equipment systems provide boost for aftermarket businesses

4th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Without the natural pull of an OEM badge over the door, building a successful aftermarket business can be challenging. However, the role of high-quality workshop equipment shouldn’t be under-estimated in helping identify job opportunities, communicate with customers, improve efficiencies and develop a lean operating environment.

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Three-way success for Mark Water Pumps at Automechanika

Three-way success for Mark Water Pumps at Automechanika

27th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Making headway in key overseas markets, increased interest at home and totally new opportunities were all evident to Mark Water Pumps Ltd from its stand at the recent Automechanika exhibition in Frankfurt.

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ELTA subject of management buyout

ELTA subject of management buyout

17th September 2018 | 0 Comments

ELTA Automotive Ltd has recently been the subject of a management buyout (MBO) with the goal of “making it fit…for its next 25 years”. This latest development, which was formally agreed on 11 September, sees managing director Ian Hallam, who has worked with ELTA since the company was incorporated 25 years ago, become the company’s co-owner, alongside long-term European partner Luxline spol. s r.o – led by Vladimír Palacka. Ian Hallam and Luxline become equal shareholders of a new holding company, ELTA Investments replacing the previous holding company, Claverdon Fields.

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Bosch: Digitalisation to be decisive within the automotive aftermarket

Bosch: Digitalisation to be decisive within the automotive aftermarket

17th September 2018 | 0 Comments

According to auditing and consulting company PwC, more than 470 million connected vehicles will be plying the world’s roads and motorways by 2025. This significant growth will be accompanied by rising demand for aftermarket software and data services, and vehicle connectivity will become a decisive factor for the sector’s future expansion. CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers, anticipates that the market for software and data services in Europe alone will treble to approximately 34 billion euros –about 140 euros per vehicle – by the middle of the next decade.

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Mann-Filter: OE quality for the aftermarket

Mann-Filter: OE quality for the aftermarket

14th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The Mann-Filter brand from filtration expert Mann+Hummel offers numerous products for use in both the original equipment segment and the independent aftermarket, and Mann+Hummel states that its products for the car and truck aftermarket are “100 per cent original equipment quality.”

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New Dayco websites spearhead global identity

12th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Having recently revamped its corporate identity, Dayco, the engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has completely redesigned its corporate and aftermarket websites to more accurately reflect its position as a leading global manufacturer of original equipment (OE) and aftermarket components.

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