The IAAF has formed its new look council including distributors, suppliers, buying groups, service providers and garages, who come together regularly to debate industry issues and IAAF policy, ensuring the independent aftermarket can continue to thrive and develop. Appointed at its recent Annual General Meeting (AGM), the meeting provided a welcome opportunity for members to network face to face, with some members attending virtually.
Global automotive parts supplier WAIglobal UK, based in Bognor Regis, has teamed up with Bognor Motors to offer 100 emergency services workers and NHS staff a free vehicle disinfectant clean, using its new product Steri-7. WAI’s latest product thoroughly disinfects the inside of a vehicle and kills 99.99 per cent of all bacteria, viruses and spores on the surface. Once the inside of the vehicle has been left to dry, a reactive barrier is created on the surface, which will then regenerate to give up to seven days’ added protection.
Terry Knox has been appointed the new Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) president, taking over from Lawrence Bleasdale who stepped down at IAAF’s AGM on 14 February. This comes at the same time as IAAF’s Honorary Treasurer Richard Welland has been appointed the new vice president.
WAI products have begun to arrive at Marathon Warehouse Distribution’s National Distribution Centre in Redditch and a 14-branch network throughout the UK. The new WAI-Marathon agreement, signed at Automechanika Birmingham 2018, is designed to improve availability and offer a frequent same-day delivery service.
WAIglobal has introduced a new range of branded merchandise as part of its continued evolution of the WAI brand. The WAI-branded selection includes: Mobile phone power bank, mouse pad, car charger, enamel pin, notebook, drinks tumbler, international socket adapter, USB flash drive, USB power bank, USB phone adapter and charging cable, alternator air freshener, emergency […]
WAIglobal is preparing to highlight the advantages of both renewed and new rotating electrics while exhibiting its full product range on stand 18D2 at Automechanika Birmingham 2016, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from 6 – 8 June.
WAI has appointed Christine Smith to the role of marketing and communications manager. Based in Florida, as part of WAI’s US division, Smith joins from a sales and technology background, having worked previously in marketing, operations & management roles with API, Gatekeeper Business Solutions, Universal Health Services (UHS), Fine Lions, & Direct Office Interiors.
Direct Autoparts has carried out more customer-led activities to celebrate its 25th anniversary in business, with an appearance at the Goodwood Revival and also another karting day at Lakeside Karting, Essex.
WAIglobal has announced a significant increase in its range of OE-quality window regulators for cars, adding more than 700 new references since last year. The internationally-recognised supplier’s range of window regulators offer improved gear design and strength, high torque motors and no bending or premature failures. Manufactured using advanced technology, precision lubricants and connections, all products ensure smooth and quiet operation.