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National to unveil product group expansion at Automechanika Birmingham

National to unveil product group expansion at Automechanika Birmingham

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts will be exhibiting at this year’s Automechanika Birmingham, bringing its full aftermarket offering to the show, taking place at NEC Birmingham on 4-6 June, including three new product groups of brake shoes, brake hoses and wheel cylinders.

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Countdown begins to Lucas engine management switchover

Countdown begins to Lucas engine management switchover

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

An additional 1500 parts will be added to the Lucas engine management range when Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE) becomes the official UK & Ireland licensee on 1 May 2019.

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Trico partners with Marathon Distribution

Trico partners with Marathon Distribution

11th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Trico has partnered with Marathon Warehouse Distribution, enabling motor factors to have same-day access to original equipment (OE) quality wiping products from the Trico Flex and Exact Fit ranges.

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Jason Clarke named Zenises British market MD

Jason Clarke named Zenises British market MD

5th March 2019 | 0 Comments

The Zenises Group has appointed Jason Clarke as its new managing director for the British market, as part of the expansion programme on which the company has embarked. With a broad experience of more than 22 years in the tyre industry, the new Zenises manager for the United Kingdom will be a great asset to help meet the Group’s growth goals.

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Galgo opens new European distribution centre and headquarters

Galgo opens new European distribution centre and headquarters

18th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Mexico-based retreading material supplier Galgo Pre-Q Europe recently relocated its European headquarters to a larger distribution centre located in Willebroek, Belgium.

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Sly Agri Ltd signs Magna Tyres rubber tracks distribution agreement

Sly Agri Ltd signs Magna Tyres rubber tracks distribution agreement

12th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has signed a new partnership with UK rubber track supplier Sly Agri Ltd. The strategic agreement enables Sly Agri to purchase and resell the Rubber Track retread for the agricultural sector. The contract was signed by George Sly and Stephan van Leeuwen during the LAMMA Show in Birmingham.

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Continental brings Rugby warehousing operations in-house

Continental brings Rugby warehousing operations in-house

22nd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental Tyre Group Ltd has brought the management and running of its Regional Distribution Centre in Rugby in-house, effective immediately.

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Universal Components latest CV supplier to join IAAF

Universal Components latest CV supplier to join IAAF

8th January 2019 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed aftermarket wholesaler Universal Components UK Ltd (TVS ASL) to its swelling membership roster, as the latest commercial vehicle supplier to sign up and seize advantage of the raft of opportunities available to them as a member.

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Dayco ties the knot with Marathon

Dayco ties the knot with Marathon

26th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Leading primary and auxiliary drive system manufacturer Dayco, has announced a distribution agreement with independent national wholesale distributor, Marathon Warehouse Distribution, for its full range of timing belt and water pump kits, as well as its comprehensive auxiliary programme.

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Autosupplies Chesterfield joins forces with Mahle

Autosupplies Chesterfield joins forces with Mahle

26th November 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the UK’s largest single site motor factors, Autosupplies Chesterfield, has become the latest UK distributor to stock Mahle Aftermarket products, by adding its OE quality filters to its extensive product range. The award-winning motor factor has added Mahle in order to meet increasing demand from independent garages. With the business growing year on year, Autosupplies now employs over 100 members of staff and more than 60 vans and is now one of the largest single branch motor factors in the UK.

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Interpneu named exclusive Yokohama truck, OTR tyre distributor for Germany

15th November 2018 | 0 Comments

With the signing of a three-year contract, Interpneu has taken on exclusive distribution of Yokohama truck/bus and OTR tyres in Germany. This arrangement takes effect in 2019 and is a further step in an established partnership between the Pneuhage Group wholesale business and Yokohama.

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Andrew Page partners Castrol to supply GTX range to independent workshops

Andrew Page partners Castrol to supply GTX range to independent workshops

7th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Andrew Page and Castrol have entered into a partnership to supply the lubricant company’s latest GTX range. The garage supplies distributor said the move is designed to “catapult the brand back into the UK’s independent workshop aftermarket.” Castrol is marking the 50th anniversary of its GTX brand in 2018.

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Bain Capital buys US distributor Dealer Tire

Bain Capital buys US distributor Dealer Tire

26th October 2018 | 0 Comments

The private equity firm building up a European tyre distribution group through its acquisition of firms such as Fintyre and Reiff has made a significant investment in North America. Bain Capital reports its acquisition of a majority shareholding in US-based aftermarket tyre and parts distributor Dealer Tire, LLC. The interests of Lindsay Goldberg LLC, Dealer Tire’s investment partner since December 2014, will be acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity. The transaction is expected to close by December.

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Linglong confirms $300 million deal for Brazil, Paraguay

Linglong confirms $300 million deal for Brazil, Paraguay

17th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Linglong Tire confirms the signing of a US$300 million deal with Paraguay-based tyre distributor Sunset Tires. Wang Feng, chairman of Linglong Tire, put his signature on a strategic cooperation agreement along with Nabil Chamseddine, chief executive officer and president of Sunset, on 12 October.

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MAF Sensors now available same-day

MAF Sensors now available same-day

11th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Due to the success of the same day distribution agreement with Marathon Warehouse Distribution, WAIglobal has made its new range of MAF sensors available from the 14-branch distribution network.

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