Tag: aftermarket

Trico revamps packaging in response to customer feedback

Trico revamps packaging in response to customer feedback

Wednesday 28th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Trico has redesigned the packaging of its Force, Flex, Neoform and Ice ranges. Brought about in response to customer feedback the revamp has resulted in shallower packaging that enables garages, factors or retailers to increase the number of wiper blades that can be hung on a display unit.

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Autoelectro joins forces with SMMT at Remanufacturing Showcase

Autoelectro joins forces with SMMT at Remanufacturing Showcase

Wednesday 28th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Autoelectro has reaffirmed its commitment to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) by exhibiting its range of starter motors and alternators inside the trade association’s Remanufacturing Showcase.

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Brand Finance: Dunlop value up 80%, Pirelli falls back

Wednesday 21st March 2018 | 0 Comments

While the headline Brand Finance ranking news is the resurgence of Michelin as well as the growth of the Chinese brands, Dunlop and Pirelli’s performance in the Brand Finance ranking is also worth noting – for completely different reasons.

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Garages face parts pricing dilemma according to TechMan

Garages face parts pricing dilemma according to TechMan

Tuesday 20th March 2018 | 0 Comments

TechMan says customers need to beware what they wish for when it comes to having suppliers’ catalogues available within their garage management system. Leo Freebairn, TechMan’s national sales manager says whilst customers ‘often ask for this’ it is important garages realise this convenience can come at a cost to their business.

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Mahle launches 2017/18 A/C Compressors catalogue

Mahle launches 2017/18 A/C Compressors catalogue

Tuesday 20th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Mahle Aftermarket has launched its new 2017/18 A/C Compressors catalogue, featuring part numbers specifically for passenger cars, vans, buses and trucks. The 177-page brochure is listed alphabetically by vehicle make, to enable technicians to source the matching air-conditioning (A/C) compressor part number quickly and easily with confidence.

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National Auto Parts introduces new clutch kit applications

National Auto Parts introduces new clutch kit applications

Tuesday 13th March 2018 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts’ aftermarket offering has been further enhanced with the addition of three new clutch kits to its ever-expanding clutch portfolio, meeting growing customer demand and designed to bring the very latest OE-quality parts to the automotive aftermarket.

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Trico updates image bank

Trico updates image bank

Thursday 8th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Trico has updated its image bank with precise product shots of its complete rear blade programme within the Exact Fit range.

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National Auto Parts adds to brake discs range

National Auto Parts adds to brake discs range

Tuesday 6th March 2018 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has introduced new-to-range additions to its ever-expanding aftermarket portfolio, with three new brake discs for both passenger car and light commercial vehicles, allowing customers to benefit further from its OE matching quality components.

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Clutch kits offer ‘unique aftermarket opportunity’ –National Auto Parts

Clutch kits offer ‘unique aftermarket opportunity’ –National Auto Parts

Tuesday 6th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Leading clutch and brake specialist National Auto Parts has introduced three exclusive clutch kits supplied with additional parts to improve performance and reduce warranty claims that are not the fault of the clutch. National identified several vehicle applications for BMW Mini that would benefit from the inclusion of parts that are designed to ensure that the clutch operates correctly and are not normally supplied in standard clutch kits.

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Midwest raises further funds for Bilston Town FC

Midwest raises further funds for Bilston Town FC

Tuesday 6th March 2018 | 0 Comments

West Midlands-based automotive parts distributor, Midwest Motor Factors, has raised £1,214 for Bilston Town Football Club, as part of its ongoing commitment to proactively support the local community. The cheque was presented to the club by Arnold Clark aftersales director Stewart MacAulay, on behalf of Midwest, owned by Arnold Clark. The money will cover the cost of the installation of new showers for the players.

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Brake Engineering applauds decision to maintain MOT frequency

Brake Engineering applauds decision to maintain MOT frequency

Monday 5th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Brake Engineering, one of the aftermarket’s leading braking specialists, has applauded the government’s decision to maintain the current MOT frequency, with a vehicle’s first test taking place at three years and then one year thereafter.

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Sir Bill Cash MP opens £1 million investment at Klarius

Sir Bill Cash MP opens £1 million investment at Klarius

Wednesday 28th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Sir Bill Cash, MP for Stone officially cut the ribbon on a giant machine tool as part of an investment of over £1  million by the car parts manufacturing company Klarius.

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SMPE donates to British Heart Foundation

SMPE donates to British Heart Foundation

Wednesday 28th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Nottingham-based automotive parts supplier, SMPE, has donated much-needed funds to the British Heart Foundation, by organising a ‘Wear Pink or Red’ event held on Valentine’s Day, in support of Heart Month.

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Automechanika Birmingham to tackle major issues affecting automotive aftermarket

Automechanika Birmingham to tackle major issues affecting automotive aftermarket

Monday 26th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Automechanika Birmingham will tackle all the major issues affecting businesses in the automotive aftermarket, according to event director Simon Albert.

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European award for Launch UK

European award for Launch UK

Friday 16th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Launch UK has been awarded the “Best Launch Business 2017” accolade by the brand’s European division. As the only genuine distributor of Launch products in the UK, the award for the Plymouth-based operation is in recognition of the high quality of its customer service and its commitment to supporting customers in all areas of business.

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