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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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National Auto Parts launches new wheel hub bearing kits

National Auto Parts launches new wheel hub bearing kits

Thursday 21st December 2017 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts, the clutch and brake specialist, has launched its new wheel hub bearing kits range, further increasing its UK and European car parc coverage to more than 95 per cent. Backed by a two-year/20,000-mile guarantee, the range features 50 new part numbers for front and rear, covering 100 applications from some of the world’s largest vehicle manufacturers, including Volvo, BMW, Peugeot and Ford.

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Midwest celebrates home win with Walsall F.C.

Midwest celebrates home win with Walsall F.C.

Thursday 21st December 2017 | 0 Comments

West Midlands based automotive parts distributor, Midwest Motor Factors, celebrated with sponsored Sky Bet league one football team, Walsall F.C last week as they triumphed in their match against Scunthorpe United F.C.

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First Line expands product portfolio

Friday 15th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Since the beginning of 2017, First Line Ltd has increased its portfolio by more than 1,100 references. Having the largest and most relevant product offering is crucial, as the company is committed to providing its customers with the broadest possible range, in order to fulfil their daily demands.

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Hella adds 89 parts to range

Thursday 14th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Range expansion is a constant process for HELLA, one of the world’s leading original equipment (OE) component and system suppliers, and with the addition of 89 new-to-range (NTR) products for passenger car, light commercial vehicle (LCV) and workshop applications, HELLA continues to further equip the workshop. The range extension has a particular bias toward sensors, which reflects their growing influence in the modern vehicle. Many of these are HELLA manufactured products that further emphasise the company’s core OE competence and the importance it places on developing the three key design areas of emissions, safety and comfort. These latest additions include boost pressure, brake booster, exhaust pressure, intake manifold pressure, particle and wheel speed sensors.

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The Parts Alliance’s GMF Trade Show draws garage crowds

Wednesday 13th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The trade show held on 23rd November by Parts Alliance owned business GMF Motor Factors has proved to be a resounding success. The South Wales-based motor factors have been busy ever since the event following up on a deluge of enquiries received on the night but have already done sufficient business to have declared it more than worthwhile.

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Klarius adds 48 exhaust components

Tuesday 12th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Klarius Products Ltd has added an additional 48 components to its emissions control range. New components cover applications across the automotive spectrum, incorporating old and new models. New parts now available include DPFs for the Ford Transit 2.4TDCi, exhaust muffler boxes with centre pipes for the Fiat 500, combined CAT and DPF units for the BMW 3, 5 and 6 series, plus tailpipes for the Nissan Navara 2.5DCi.

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Inaugural Automechanika Riyadh anticipates increased demand from women drivers

Monday 11th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The expected influx of Saudi drivers from 2018 will have a significant impact on the auto parts, maintenance and services industry, with manufacturers and suppliers advised to stake their claim early in a market full of new opportunities, the chief of the Kingdom’s only dedicated aftermarket trade show said.

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ZF CEO Dr. Stefan Sommer leaves

Friday 8th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The chairman of the supervisory board of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Dr. Franz-Josef Paefgen, and CEO Dr. Stefan Sommer have agreed Dr. Sommer will step down from office with immediate effect. Until a successor is appointed, Finance Board Member and CEO Deputy Representative, Dr. Konstantin Sauer (58), will assume the role of CEO on an interim basis.

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