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Aftermarket suppliers can remain open in Covid-19 lockdown

Aftermarket suppliers can remain open in Covid-19 lockdown

26th March 2020 | 0 Comments

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation has gained clarification from government that businesses in the automotive aftermarket supplying garages, namely motor factors and suppliers, can remain open during the Covid-19 lockdown. Garages are exempt from the enforced closure of retailers, but motor factors can stay open in order to supply workshops who continue to support logistics providers, local councils, blue light services and key workers.

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The Parts Alliance sending Queensway Auto Repairs to Le Mans

The Parts Alliance sending Queensway Auto Repairs to Le Mans

19th March 2020 | 0 Comments

The Parts Alliance’s ongoing ‘Original Experience’ promotion has a top prize-winner. Omer Hassan, director of Queensway Auto Repairs found the winning scratch card on Monday 16 March. The Enfield independent garage, established 15 years, undertakes MOTs, service and repairs, on mainly German cars.

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First Line introduces new water pump

First Line introduces new water pump

19th March 2020 | 0 Comments

First Line has recently introduced a replacement water pump with an electric valve to accommodate a range of VAG vehicles equipped with stop/start technology that have this specialised component fitted as standard. The pump, with the First Line reference FWP2352V, fits Audi A1, A3, A4, A5 and Q3, Seat Leon, Škoda Octavia, VW Passat, Golf, Tiguan and Transporter 1.6TD and 2.0TD 2012 applications.

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EAG appoints ex-Suplex expert to assist after it becomes brand’s exclusive UK distributor

EAG appoints ex-Suplex expert to assist after it becomes brand’s exclusive UK distributor

19th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Excel Automotive Group (EAG) has recruited Sam Cotterill to its team, brought in, initially, to assist Suplex’s relocation to its new and exclusive distributor. After five years at the coil spring specialist, developing the relationship between brand and customer, the company sees Cotterill as “the perfect person to be the conduit between the two brands.”

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Melett grows partnership with Universal Turbos

Melett grows partnership with Universal Turbos

11th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Melett, the leading UK supplier of precision engineered turbochargers and parts, has expanded its partnership with specialist turbo repairer Universal Turbos. Universal Turbos, based in Hampshire, supply workshops in automotive, motorcycle, marine, off-highway and agricultural sectors, offering a complete turbo repair and replacement service.

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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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