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Tamworth motorsport, high performance brakes firm secures £3m finance

Tamworth motorsport, high performance brakes firm secures £3m finance

20th December 2018 | 0 Comments

A Tamworth based manufacturer of high-performance brake components for the motorsport and performance vehicle market has secured a £3 million finance package from HSBC UK to fund new state-of-the-art machinery to boost production. Alcon has used the funding to purchase five Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines as well as a noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) dynamometer.

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More vehicles covered in SMPE’s Brake Light Switch range

More vehicles covered in SMPE’s Brake Light Switch range

13th December 2018 | 0 Comments

SMPE’s (Standard Motor Products Europe) brake light switch range now covers an additional 267 vehicle models for a massive 281,000 more vehicles on UK roads. As part of its ongoing catalogue development, this is the latest increase across a series of SMPE ranges and follows the recent work on its aftermarket portfolio of ABS Sensors, resulting in coverage for a further 2.7 million cars on the UK’s roads. SMPE’s brake light switch range includes 146 part numbers covering 31,397,706 UK vehicles.

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Comline Auto Parts announces backing for Formula Student Team Vermillion

Comline Auto Parts announces backing for Formula Student Team Vermillion

30th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Comline Auto Parts will support Denmark-based Vermilion Racing as the team’s official supplier of brake discs in Formula Student. Comline ADC1503 coated brake discs will feature on the team’s 2019 all-electric single-seat racer.

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Brembo unveils MotoE brake solution

Brembo unveils MotoE brake solution

12th November 2018 | 0 Comments

The inaugural season of the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup – MotoE for short – next year will support the MotoGP championship at five European circuits. Each ten-lap race will be contested by 18 Electric-powered ‘Energica Ego Corsa’ motorcycles, with two of the 110kW (147hp) bikes fielded by each MotoGP team and four by Moto2 and Moto3 teams.

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Padtech releases new pads for Jaguar and Audi

Padtech releases new pads for Jaguar and Audi

11th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Autoparts UK has introduced more new brake pad references under the established Padtech brand, offering customers expanded vehicle parc coverage, including the Jaguar XJ and Audi A4.

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Painted caliper range expands

Painted caliper range expands

21st September 2018 | 0 Comments

Brake Engineering has expanded its range of original colour painted calipers for the independent aftermarket, as it continues to meet demand from garages.

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National Auto Parts enhances its brake and clutch offering

National Auto Parts enhances its brake and clutch offering

20th September 2018 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has introduced 13 new brake pads, three new discs and two new clutch kits in the past month, further expanding its aftermarket coverage.

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Bendix braking products moving into Western Europe

Bendix braking products moving into Western Europe

4th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance will be helping to showcase opportunities with Bendix braking products to a global audience at next month’s Automechanika Frankfurt exhibition, taking place from 11 to 14 September.

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National sees growth in export markets

National sees growth in export markets

22nd August 2018 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has experienced considerable growth in export markets in the past year, as the company looks to fly the flag for UK engineering at Automechanika Frankfurt. With a growing customer base abroad and further opportunities being explored in Poland, Scandinavia, Ukraine and Germany, National has invested in all areas of its business to ensure it offers an exciting proposition for a growing, diverse customer base.

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Borg & Beck makes British truck racing debut

Borg & Beck makes British truck racing debut

22nd August 2018 | 0 Comments

Following its CV brake pad introduction First Line Ltd, with their 100-year-old Borg & Beck brand, entered a sponsorship agreement with the Cole Trucksport truck racing team providing them with premium quality Brake Pads and Discs.

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Roadlink’s ‘international focus’ set for Frankfurt

Roadlink’s ‘international focus’ set for Frankfurt

15th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Roadlink International is gearing up for Automechanika Frankfurt, showcasing its full aftermarket portfolio on Stand C78 in Hall 5.1, taking place at Messe Frankfurt on 11-15 September 2018.

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‘Brake relining buoyant’ – Roadlink

‘Brake relining buoyant’ – Roadlink

13th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Brake shoe relining is currently enjoying a buoyant period, according to commercial vehicle brake specialist Roadlink International. Due to a number of defining factors, including the growth in drum brakes used on new trailers and cost pressures on transport operators, Roadlink’s continued investment in brake shoe relining has propelled the company forward as the 'go-to expert' in this area.

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3-year warranty for Bendix brakes

3-year warranty for Bendix brakes

17th July 2018 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance says the move to reintroduce the Bendix brand of braking products to the UK aftermarket first announced late last year is continuing to gather pace. Reinforcing its positioning of the Bendix braking product range as a quality brand, all brake discs are supplied coated and come with a three-year or 40,000-kilometre warranty.

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National Auto Parts’ braking programme continues to expand

National Auto Parts’ braking programme continues to expand

11th June 2018 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has introduced a number of pads and discs to its expanding braking range, further widening car parc coverage and responding to customer demand. Eleven pads and four discs are included in the latest range extension, as part of its aim in regularly supplying new part numbers, to ensure customers have access to the latest braking products available to the aftermarket.

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98-year old garage amongst the first ‘City Brakes’ winners

98-year old garage amongst the first ‘City Brakes’ winners

28th March 2018 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance’s ‘City Brakes’ promotion, which runs until the end of April, has found some of the 25 garages set to win luxury trips to top European cities. The holidays include three nights’ accommodation with flights and transfers for two people to Budapest, London, Amsterdam, Prague, Edinburgh, Paris, Dubrovnik, Rome, Barcelona or Brussels.

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