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National Auto Parts expands clutch range

National Auto Parts expands clutch range

Wednesday 10th January 2018 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has added four new-to-range additions to its extensive clutch portfolio, covering both passenger car and light commercial vehicle applications. The extension includes one clutch kit for Mazda RX8 2.6 (2004-12), and an SMF kit, service kit and a guide tube for Volkswagen T5 Transporter 1.9 TDI (2003-09).

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GSF upgrades set to boost Derby branch

Monday 4th December 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has continued its rolling branch refurbishment programme with Derby being the latest location to gain an upgrade, following improvements to Smethwick last month. The Derby site is located on London Road, near Pride Park; it’s less than a mile from the city centre, with strong walk-in retail counter sales. The branch employs a total of 10 staff and has 5 delivery vans servicing a thriving trade customer base with regular local deliveries.

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Comline marketing portal launched

Monday 27th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Comline Auto Parts (Comline) has officially launched its ‘My Comline’ marketing portal, which is exclusively available to Comline Factor partners across Europe. My Comline features an array of marketing options including customisable promotions, branded clothing and merchandise, promotional literature, banners, signage and display items.

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Autoelectro launches non-exchange (NEX) starter motors, alternators

Friday 24th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Autoelectro has launched a new range of non-exchange (NEX) rotating electrics units. Managing director, Tony Bhogal said the company’s latest investment will strengthen the company’s reputation as the UK’s largest independent remanufacturer of rotating electrics.

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Vote now for IAAF Annual Awards

Thursday 2nd November 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 IAAF Annual Awards & Dinner is again shaping up to be one of the biggest industry networking events on the calendar, with members being urged to cast their vote for their supplier / distributor of the year.

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Champion launches new braking portfolio

Tuesday 31st October 2017 | 0 Comments

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has launched a new Champion braking range to complement its existing aftermarket products portfolio. The expansion is designed to make Champion a “one-stop-shop”, Federal-Mogul states, by providing a full range of essential service components. The official unveiling took place at Equip Auto in Paris from 17 to 21 October.

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ECP remanufactured turbo range programme extended

Wednesday 27th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts’ Turbojetzt remanufactured turbocharger programme now covers 75 per cent of units offered new by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

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Midwest Motor Factors sponsors Walsall FC

Tuesday 26th September 2017 | 0 Comments

West Midlands based automotive parts distributor, Midwest Motor Factors, is sponsoring Sky Bet league one football team, Walsall FC for the 2017/18 season. Midwest will have branding throughout the Saddlers’ 11,000 capacity stadium and will be following the team’s progress throughout the season.

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Allwoods spring ahead with Kilen van

Tuesday 26th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Allwoods Automotive have expanded their fleet of vehicles with the launch of a Kilen-branded van. Kilen has been manufacturing springs for more than 160 years, and today supplies a market-leading range of automotive coil springs featuring over 10,000 standard and heavy-duty applications, with consistent 99+ per cent availability.

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The Parts Alliance acquires Lancashire parts distributor BBC Superfactors

Friday 15th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has completed its acquisition of Blackburn Brakes Holding Limited, owner of BBC Superfactors Ltd (BBC), a leading distributor of vehicle parts in the Lancashire market. BBC, an affiliated member of The Parts Alliance, has a network of seven locations across the county. Employing more than 150, it makes more than 1,000 deliveries per day to commercial customers with approximately 97 per cent of orders delivered within one hour. It has been in business for more than 30 years.

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The Parts Alliance announce new ‘Best of Brakes’ promotion

The Parts Alliance announce new ‘Best of Brakes’ promotion

Thursday 31st August 2017 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance has teamed up with Delphi for the second time in 2017 to run its new ‘Best of Brakes’ promotion. The distributor states that it hopes to build on the success of spring’s ‘Dream Drive’ promotion, which saw surging sales and six lucky garage winners taking memorable Route 66 road trips. This time around, there are six spectacular holidays to be won during September and October, to destinations throughout the world.

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Autosupplies hits the track with Denso

Autosupplies hits the track with Denso

Friday 11th August 2017 | 0 Comments

The Autosupplies Chesterfield team recently took part in an endurance karting event held at Amen Corner Karting track near Mansfield with components supplier, Denso sponsoring the event.

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Borg & Beck produces clutch fault diagnosis chart for garages

Borg & Beck produces clutch fault diagnosis chart for garages

Tuesday 8th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Despite the complex nature of the modern clutch system, many technicians remain under the misapprehension that clutch replacement is a simple and straightforward affair. However, with clutch replacement now often taking several hours it’s imperative for workshop profitability that technicians have the information they need to fit the replacement right, first time.

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Hella Hengst cabin filters offer ‘additional profit opportunity’

Hella Hengst cabin filters offer ‘additional profit opportunity’

Thursday 27th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Regular replacement of the cabin filter is crucial for effective operation, and as traffic on roads worldwide has increased, so has its impact on air quality. These roadside pollutants can reach a car’s driver and passengers through its ventilation or air conditioning ducts. Prolonged exposure to high pollution whilst driving is not only unpleasant; it can have a serious effect on the health of the vehicle’s occupants. Microorganisms accumulate inside the car, potentially multiplying to much higher concentrations than normal. Such a high level of bacteria inside the vehicle can lead to a range of health problems, including more serious issues like asthma and allergic reactions.

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Behr Hella Service expands compressor range for hybrid and electric vehicles

Behr Hella Service expands compressor range for hybrid and electric vehicles

Wednesday 5th July 2017 | 0 Comments

According to a study by management consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, every third European new car registration could be an electric car by 2030. Hybrid and electric vehicles require electrically powered compressors because, instead of a combustion engine, a battery provides their energy. Thermal management expert, Behr Hella Service, has therefore been offering compressors for hybrid and electric vehicles for more than six years.

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