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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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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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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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ELTA launches VisionPro and VXPro brands

ELTA launches VisionPro and VXPro brands

Tuesday 10th April 2018 | 0 Comments

ELTA Automotive Ltd, the Midlands-based electrical component specialist and the company behind the Lucas Electrical brand, has launched a new range of vision and engine management products under the VisionPro and VxPro brands.

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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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Milltek releases new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio exhausts

Milltek releases new Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio exhausts

Wednesday 14th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Milltek Sport has wasted no time in drawing up a range of performance exhaust offerings for the Quadrifoglio.   Those seeking to utterly transform the character of their Quadrifoglio would be well advised to plump for Milltek’s cat-back option, though even this can be specified in either resonated or non-resonated forms.

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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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Midwest to present informative Gates seminar

Midwest to present informative Gates seminar

Friday 16th February 2018 | 0 Comments

West Midlands based automotive parts distributor, Midwest Motor Factors, is hosting a free Gates technical seminar at GTG West Midlands, to equip customers with the latest Gates updates and insights.

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New deals from Autoparts UK

Friday 16th February 2018 | 0 Comments

To kick-start the first quarter of 2018, Autoparts UK now has a series of promotions available for customers, with rewards on spend and big brand offers. The motor factor has a selection of ‘slick’ deals with Ultratec Performance Oils, including a free £100 voucher with every order over £999 (excluding VAT) and a free wall application chart with all oil purchases over £20. There is also a ‘cool’ deal for 3 x 20 litres of Cooltec Antifreeze at just £89.95.

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Audi most expensive German car brand to own

Audi most expensive German car brand to own

Thursday 25th January 2018 | 0 Comments

It won’t be a surprise to learn that Germany’s premium car brands are the most expensive to run long-term. However, when you put Audi, BMW and Mercedes alongside each other, less of us may have guessed that Audi would be most expensive. Recent research conducted by whocanfixmycar.com analysed more than 180,000 data points relating to the brands, and has found that Audi is 24 per cent more expensive to repair than BMW and Mercedes models and nearly 10 per cent more expensive than BMW.

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Automotive aftermarket forays into e-commerce to boost sales

Automotive aftermarket forays into e-commerce to boost sales

Wednesday 24th January 2018 | 0 Comments

The global e-commerce automotive aftermarket is largely consolidated with the presence of a few key companies that hold majority of the market share, according to report published in January by Transparency Market Research. This being the case, the automotive aftermarket’s forays into e-commerce are expected to boost sales in the years to come.

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Sir Vince Cable visits NFDA member

Sir Vince Cable visits NFDA member

Tuesday 16th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable MP visited National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) member, Inchcape Volkswagen car dealership in Twickenham on Friday 12 January 2018.

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Euro Car Parts announces free Lifetime Clutch Warranties

Euro Car Parts announces free Lifetime Clutch Warranties

Thursday 11th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Repairers that purchase a clutch product from Euro Car Parts before 30th March 2018 will benefit from a free lifetime warranty. The offer covers every clutch product supplied by the company, including such brands as LUK, SACHS, Transmech, Valeo and more.

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