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First Line Cooling Solutions

First Line Cooling Solutions

12th November 2018 | 0 Comments

First Line Ltd is a prominent aftermarket supplier with over 37,000 references across 60 different product lines, including an extensive range of premium quality cooling components. The company is committed to the continuous development of its Cooling programme and applies its considerable specialist knowledge to research and respond to the potential demands from the service and repair sector, providing the premium quality replacement items needed in the independent aftermarket.

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Schaeffler to reorganise UK business

12th November 2018 | 0 Comments

The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler, which employs over 92,000 people worldwide, proposes to reorganise its UK business activities as part of its excellence programme “Agenda 4 plus One”. This programme includes a global footprint initiative that is examining the strategic and economic competitiveness and long-term sustainability of all Schaeffler locations worldwide. As part of this initiative the Executive Board has decided to reorganise its activities in the UK.

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ELTA subject of management buyout

ELTA subject of management buyout

17th September 2018 | 0 Comments

ELTA Automotive Ltd has recently been the subject of a management buyout (MBO) with the goal of “making it fit…for its next 25 years”. This latest development, which was formally agreed on 11 September, sees managing director Ian Hallam, who has worked with ELTA since the company was incorporated 25 years ago, become the company’s co-owner, alongside long-term European partner Luxline spol. s r.o – led by Vladimír Palacka. Ian Hallam and Luxline become equal shareholders of a new holding company, ELTA Investments replacing the previous holding company, Claverdon Fields.

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ADS explain benefit of TechMan switch in new video

ADS explain benefit of TechMan switch in new video

13th September 2018 | 0 Comments

TechMan has collaborated with award-winning independent Audi and VW specialist ADS Limited, to deliver an honest appraisal of their experiences to date since implementing the TechMan garage management system less than four months ago.

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New Dayco websites spearhead global identity

12th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Having recently revamped its corporate identity, Dayco, the engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has completely redesigned its corporate and aftermarket websites to more accurately reflect its position as a leading global manufacturer of original equipment (OE) and aftermarket components.

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TecAlliance at Automechanika 2018: Innovations to optimise processes for workshops, traders and part manufacturers

11th September 2018 | 0 Comments

TecAlliance will be presenting exciting highlights for the automotive aftermarket at Automechanika 2018 in Frankfurt. "With our innovations, we are concentrating even more on optimising the processes of parts manufacturers, traders and workshops and strengthening the collaboration among them," emphasises Jürgen Buchert, Managing Director of TecAlliance, at Automechanika. "Our aim is to develop practical and innovative solutions for the digital automotive aftermarket to make day-to-day business easier for our customers. We also want to help them gain access to new target groups and markets," explained Jürgen Buchert. 

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The Parts Alliance continues to grow UK branch network

The Parts Alliance continues to grow UK branch network

11th September 2018 | 0 Comments

Within the last two weeks both Weston-super-Mare under The Parts Alliance brand and GSF Colchester have successfully opened for business. Blackpool also joined BBC Superfactors branch network back in June, after branches in Middlesbrough, Croydon, Leeds, Newcastle, Indian Queens and Durham have all been added since January.

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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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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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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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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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