Tag: car parts

Providing the parts workshops really need

15th January 2019 | 0 Comments

First Line Ltd is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of replacement Steering & Suspension components, with a range of more than 8,500 references. This depth of range is accompanied by extensive product knowledge and the ability to source the parts that workshops really need on a daily basis.

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North-West and Yorkshire Autojumble dates announced

North-West and Yorkshire Autojumble dates announced

11th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Sherrard Classic Autojumbles are giving North West motoring enthusiasts more opportunities throughout 2019 to pick up a bargain or swap unwanted bike and auto parts, tools and memorabilia for handy cash.

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BorgWarner executive arrested for spying in Russia

4th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Well-known automotive parts manufacturer BorgWarner has confirmed that its head of security has been arrested by Russian security services. Various news sources report that Paul Whelan was arrested on spying charges.

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WAI announces further NTR update for rotating electrics

WAI announces further NTR update for rotating electrics

21st December 2018 | 0 Comments

WAIglobal has added new rotating electrics products to its OE quality aftermarket range, providing even greater sales opportunities for garages and motor factors. The leading parts manufacturer has added four alternators to its ever-expanding range, covering the latest vehicle applications for both passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, for several major manufacturers including BMW, Mercedes and Audi.

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Guardians of the Ford Galaxy: New Klarius exhausts available now

Guardians of the Ford Galaxy: New Klarius exhausts available now

17th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Thirty-three new aftermarket exhausts have been introduced to the Klarius Products European emissions control range, covering a multitude of popular vehicle applications. Designed to deliver equivalent performance and efficiency to the OEM component, the entire 10,000+ product range is available from regional European distributors with same or next day delivery.

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National introduces new Wheel Hub Units for top marques

6th December 2018 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has introduced 15 new wheel hub units and 7 new brake pads to its extensive aftermarket offering, enabling more workshops and factors to have more access to a wider range of its OE matching quality components.

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First Line Cooling Solutions

First Line Cooling Solutions

12th November 2018 | 0 Comments

First Line's extensive range of premium quality cooling components has been updated with several new coolant hose references. The company states that it 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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