Tag: aftermarket

SMPE announces further NTR engine management extension

22nd August 2018 | 0 Comments

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE), one of the UK's largest independently owned automotive parts manufacturers and suppliers, has extended its engine management portfolio across several of its house brands with the introduction of further new products.

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Mahle to acquire Behr Hella JV shares

Mahle to acquire Behr Hella JV shares

21st August 2018 | 0 Comments

The Mahle Group plans to acquire all the shares in Behr Hella Service GmbH, its current joint venture with Hella, and to distribute Behr Hella Service products via its own aftermarket organization. This step will further strengthen Mahle’s position in thermal management. Following a transitional period, Mahle intends to manage the spare parts business for thermal management products on its own, starting on 1 January  2020.

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Mark Water Pumps  and Exhaust Systems exhibiting at Automechanika 2018

Mark Water Pumps  and Exhaust Systems exhibiting at Automechanika 2018

21st August 2018 | 0 Comments

Messe Frankfurt will once again play host to Automechanika this year, with Mark Water Pumps Limited (MWPL) and parent company Mark Exhaust Systems Limited joining fellow aftermarket leaders to showcase the latest innovations in the sector. Attendees will be able to view a range of high quality water pumps and emission control solutions, as well as gain input from industry experts, on stand D55 in Hall 6.2 throughout the show.

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WAI further increases coverage with NTR rotating electrics

WAI further increases coverage with NTR rotating electrics

21st August 2018 | 0 Comments

New rotating electrics products have been added to the WAIglobal range, highlighting its commitment to bringing to market products that meet customer demand and provide greater vehicle coverage. A total of 14 new alternators and two new starters have been added, applicable for a number of popular passenger car and light commercial vehicle makes and models, including Renault Megane, Kia Sportage, Audi TT TFSi (2008 >), Hyundai ix35, BMW X6 3.0D (2012 > 2015), Vauxhall Vivaro 1.6 dCi/CDTI (2014 >) and Porsche 911 (2009 >). All of the new references are listed on both MAM and TecDoc cataloguing systems.

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New Hamaton catalogue available online

New Hamaton catalogue available online

20th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Hamaton has compiled its complete collection of products in a new, comprehensible Valve and Accessories Catalogue that is now available for customers to download via the firm’s website.

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UK car theft rate up 57 per cent

UK car theft rate up 57 per cent

20th August 2018 | 0 Comments

In the UK, car theft has increased by 57 per cent over the past year, with criminals using more sophisticated techniques to override security measures. With modern cars often now equipped with keyless entry, there is a growing issue of keyless theft, where criminals use so-called relay devices to trick cars into thinking the legitimate key is nearby.

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Gert Meylemans becomes Eurobat communications manager

Gert Meylemans becomes Eurobat communications manager

17th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Gert Meylemans, the former head of PR and corporate communications at Bridgestone Europe, has become senior manager communications at Eurobat, the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers.

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Euro Car Parts calls for exhaust type approval

Euro Car Parts calls for exhaust type approval

16th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts is calling for tighter regulation around sales of exhaust systems as the Department for Transport (DfT) looks to reduce the number of non-compliant products being sold and fitted in the UK market. 

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Electronic trading part of Optimal UK’s evolution

Electronic trading part of Optimal UK’s evolution

16th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Optimal UK has implemented electronic trading with customers into its business as part of its plans to grow substantially in the automotive aftermarket in the next few years. As a PACT-enabled supplier – the joint electronic trading initiative between eparts & TecAlliance – Optimal UK is currently communicating with distributors electronically, allowing them to make enquiries and place orders.

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National to unveil full aftermarket proposition at Automechanika Frankfurt

National to unveil full aftermarket proposition at Automechanika Frankfurt

15th August 2018 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts will be exhibiting at Automechanika Frankfurt, showcasing its full product range on Stand D82 in Hall 5.1, taking place at Messe Frankfurt on 11-15 September 2018.

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Fight engine wear with Liqui Moly

Fight engine wear with Liqui Moly

14th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Wear is a natural enemy for any engine. Metal rubbing against metal is the quickest way to wear out an engine. It shortens the service life and drives up repair costs. For this purpose Liqui Moly, the additive specialist from Germany, offers three powerful agents: Oil Additive, Motor Protect and Cera Tec.

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Autoelectro unveils latest new-to-range part numbers

Autoelectro unveils latest new-to-range part numbers

14th August 2018 | 0 Comments

A range of Vauxhall/Opel and Ssangyong models appear in Autoelectro’s latest new-to-range bulletin. The AEY3926 and AEX1344 starter motors cater for six applications in all, which complements the Bradford-based remanufacturer’s range of more than 4,000 part numbers that serve more than 100,000 catalogued applications.

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Klarius launches new 1 Series box set

Klarius launches new 1 Series box set

14th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Continuing its ambitious 2018 new-to-range programme, Klarius Products has added more OEM-quality emission control components to range. With the new additions covering popular makes such as BMW, Volvo, Citroen and Dacia there is plenty to get excited about. All items are now in stock and available with next morning delivery in the UK.

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CPS Drivelink signs up to PACT electronic trading

CPS Drivelink signs up to PACT electronic trading

13th August 2018 | 0 Comments

CPS Drivelink has become the latest automotive business to embrace electronic trading with parts distributors in the automotive aftermarket.

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Trevor Hudson appointed Klarius business development manager, Germany

Trevor Hudson appointed Klarius business development manager, Germany

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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