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.
Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS), the leader in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) recalibration for the aftermarket, is urging workshops to take advantage of the opportunity afforded by Euro Car Parts (ECP), and attend one of its ADAS open information events.
Euro Car Parts has opened its second purpose-built training centre in Sunderland. The facility will deliver the full range of Euro Academy courses with a market-first IMI-accredited ADAS course also available.
Autofirst Network has agreed a deal with WhoCanFixMyCar.com to support its nationwide network of independent garages. The arrangement offers every Autofirst Network member the opportunity to have its own profile on the platform for 12 months, enabling them to receive notifications every time a local motorist requires a quotation for a service or repair.
Euro Car Parts has announced an Advanced Driver Assist Systems training course as part of its Euro Academy offering. Working in partnership with diagnostics specialist Hella, the one-day course aims to help repairers understand how to service and calibrate camera and radar-based Advanced Driver Assist Systems. The intermediate course is the only one of its kind to be accredited by the IMI Quality Assurance Programme.
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.
Euro Car Parts has welcomed the decision by the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) to give approval to its proposed acquisition of Andrew Page, subject to the divestment of nine branches. The 9 branches are: Blackpool, Brighton, Gloucester, Liphook, Scunthorpe, Sunderland, Wakefield, Worthing and York. Swindon had also been identified during the provisional findings stage, but new evidence came to light which resulted in the group deciding that competition would not be affected in this area.
The Original founder of Euro Car Parts, Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia, has extended his contract with the business, as executive chairman of LKQ’s operations in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. Ahluwalia is also a member of LKQ Corporation’s board of directors.
The long-awaited launch of the new TVR sports car at the 2017 Goodwood Revival is being supported by leading aftermarket suppliers, Euro Car Parts and LKQ Coatings. The two brands, which together can supply any paint, panel or part to a wide range of vehicles, will be pride of place on the bonnet of the eagerly anticipated TVR when it is unveiled inside the Earls Court Motor Show building.
Leading UK car and light commercial vehicle parts supplier, Euro Car Parts, reports it now stocks the full Auto Finesse car care range. Products from the Auto Finesse line-up available from ECP include the Aqua Coat long-lasting protection; Crystal glass cleaner; and the award-winning, hand-made Illusion show wax.
Euro Car Parts has signed an exclusive supply agreement with performance suspension specialist WAT Racing. Bill Stimson, marketing director of Euro Car Parts, said: “WAT coilover kits have a great reputation in the motorsport world so we’re delighted they’ve chosen us as sole UK distributor. Manufactured using top quality materials, they’re hand assembled and dyno-tested – a fantastic addition to our fast-growing performance portfolio.”