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EAG and A1 Motor Stores announce supply deal

EAG and A1 Motor Stores announce supply deal

24th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has agreed terms with A1 Motor Stores for the distribution of its own-branded wheel bearing kits, Suplex coil springs and Champion wiper blades.

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New uprated performance clutch kit introduced by National Auto Parts

New uprated performance clutch kit introduced by National Auto Parts

23rd January 2020 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has launched its first ever uprated performance clutch kit, with plans to continue to develop the range throughout 2020.

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Dayco introduces thermostats into portfolio

Dayco introduces thermostats into portfolio

15th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Dayco has introduced thermostats into its growing portfolio. Dayco says its thermostats are designed to efficiently control the flow of coolant around the cooling system and allow the engine to reach its optimum working temperature as quickly as possible for all engine types. The company adds that the thermostats help to reduce fuel consumption, emissions, and wear and tear.

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Denso reveals more than 100 thermal range part number additions

Denso reveals more than 100 thermal range part number additions

20th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Denso has added 121 original equipment (OE) quality part numbers to its thermal management range. The latest references consist of 39 radiators, 76 condensers and six cabin blowers, which are linked to 342 OE numbers and cover an additional 2,300 vehicles.

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IAAF gears up for change at Annual Conference

IAAF gears up for change at Annual Conference

16th December 2019 | 0 Comments

The IAAF Conference 2019 has highlighted the massive technology-led transformation in the global automotive industry and how every business in the independent aftermarket can take full advantage.

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Wheel cylinders enter National programme

Wheel cylinders enter National programme

6th December 2019 | 0 Comments

National Auto Parts has launched a new range of wheel cylinders for the automotive aftermarket, with an initial range of 100 part numbers covering the most popular vehicles in the UK. The competitively priced programme is made to OE specifications, with further range extensions planned in 2020.

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Borg & Beck classic clutch range has 200+ applications

Borg & Beck classic clutch range has 200+ applications

6th December 2019 | 0 Comments

With more than a century’s worth of original equipment (OE) heritage when it comes to the design and manufacture of clutch systems and components, Borg & Beck is an iconic brand. As it was the original supplier of clutch to the majority of British-built vehicles dating back to the 1930s, it should come as no surprise that Borg & Beck’s classic clutch range has become the go to option for classic car enthusiasts.

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Igniting change – SMPE engineers new ignition coil technology

Igniting change – SMPE engineers new ignition coil technology

29th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE) has become one of the first to market with a range of multicharge ignition coils, recently introduced on GDI (gasoline direct engines).

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Dayco appoints Laura Kowalchik as chief financial officer

Dayco appoints Laura Kowalchik as chief financial officer

26th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Dayco has announced that Laura Kowalchik has joined the company, as chief financial officer (CFO).

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Aftermarket of tomorrow – what will become of the ‘good old alternator’?

Aftermarket of tomorrow – what will become of the ‘good old alternator’?

25th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Most functions in the vehicle require electrical power. In vehicles with a combustion engine, this is generated by the alternator. In contrast, the car battery serves as a power store and buffer. But what happens when the belt drive is no longer attached to the crankshaft, as in an electric vehicle? What components take the place of the alternator, and what does that mean for workshops?

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The importance of the EGR valve

The importance of the EGR valve

25th November 2019 | 0 Comments

The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system has become a central part of modern engine design as a result of government legislation to lower exhaust emissions. The system helps to moderate nitrogen oxide (NOX) emissions produced in the combustion chamber when the engine’s temperature is high, by introducing a proportion of its exhaust gas into the intake air, thus lowering the temperature and, in petrol engines, it also reduces fuel consumption if it is operating under partial load.

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First Line’s premium oil sumps ‘increasingly in demand’

First Line’s premium oil sumps ‘increasingly in demand’

25th November 2019 | 0 Comments

With UK roads known for their potholes, it’s something that every driver has to put up with, but what impact is it having on vehicles? The obvious components it affects are the tyres, wheels and bodywork, but there are other components that may also become worn due to potholes and even speed humps.

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Fake parts: a £34 billion problem

Fake parts: a £34 billion problem

21st November 2019 | 0 Comments

“Fake parts” have risen to become a multi-billion-pound problem affecting the safety and performance of vehicles in motorsport and on the road, according to European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) estimates. January’s Performance & Tuning Car Show at Birmingham’s NEC will hold a forum at which consumers can seek expert advice on this worrying trend.

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Spartan selects ROC as branch network grows

Spartan selects ROC as branch network grows

19th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Spartan Motor Factors has grown its branch network with the appointment of its 13th site in Tredegar, Wales, selecting ROC as its first line supplier of springs. Opening early October, the new branch stocks 500 ROC coil springs, offering garages in the local area high vehicle coverage, all of which is supported by a wider stockholding of ROC coil, leaf and gas spring references at Spartan’s 45,000sqft Newport Hub.

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NCD UK signs up to IAAF membership

NCD UK signs up to IAAF membership

11th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Nationwide Clutch Distributors (NCD) UK Ltd has become the latest automotive aftermarket company to join Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF).

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