HSA set to target work-related vehicle safety

The Health & Safety Authority (HSA) continues to be concerned about the high level of injuries being reported as a...
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Braving the boxing ring in the fight against cancer

Jason Thomas, Farécla Sales Manager for Scotland & Ireland is putting his body on the line in a bid to...
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Invoice Redirect Fraud

At this busy seasonal time, An Garda Síochána wishes to advise of the continuing existence of Invoice Redirect Fraud and...
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Finol recognised as leading supplier of Total Lubricants

Finol has been recognised as a leading supplier of Total Lubricants at this year’s Total Lubricants Distributors International Seminar which...
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Peugeot 3008 crowned Irish Car of the Year 2018

The Peugeot 3008 has been crowned Irish Car of the Year 2018. The Irish Car of the Year Awards in...
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Brexit talks resume as crucial phase looms

Crucial Brexit negotiations resume in Brussels today, with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Britain’s Brexit Secretary David Davis attending. There...
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2017 IAAF conference highlights wind of change for aftermarket

The IAAF Annual Conference, sponsored by Autoparts UK, addressed some of the major issues that will impact on the aftermarket in 2018 and beyond, including global influences, technical threats, rapidly evolving technology and Brexit, as it hosted the most engaging conference to date. Held for the first time at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Milton Keynes

IAAF Award ceremony applauds aftermarket champions

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) Annual Awards & Dinner 2017 welcomed industry professionals with a ‘fresh new look’, as it celebrated the hard work carried out by the independent aftermarket over the past year. The prestigious event, held for the first time at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Milton Keynes, was larger than in previous

Data overhaul brings benefits to motor factors

WAIglobal UK is completely overhauling its parts data information, resulting in enhanced vehicle part coverage from its 5500 part numbers. With the implementation of a new computer system, WAI took the opportunity more than 18months ago to undertake a major gap analysis exercise on its rotating electrics range and work remains ongoing, along with significant

The braking specialist with the full package

Since the beginning of 2017, First Line Ltd has increased its portfolio by more than 1,100 references. Having the largest and most relevant product offering is crucial, as the company is committed to providing its customers with the broadest possible range, in order to fulfil their daily demands. Under the Borg & Beck brand, a

Spies Hecker unveils 2018 calendar

There are refinishers who deeply love their profession and who put their heart and soul into their work. Spies Hecker has immortalised their most beautiful projects in the new 2018 calendar For the love of the job. The images, which were taken by German photographer Ramon Wink, show lovingly-crafted refinish and restoration projects – from

Tenneco features on Top 250 list

The Wall Street Journal has published its inaugural Management Top 250 List recognizing the most effectively-managed large companies in the U.S. Tenneco Inc. was ranked 232 on the list, tied with Alliance Data Systems, Sirius XM, and Tyson Foods. The article also featured Tenneco on a separate list of companies with the highest customer satisfaction

Brake Engineering urges Garages and Motor Factors to be winter ready

With winter upon us, it is paramount that cars are fully prepared for the winter, with ice, snow, plummeting temperatures and wet weather all causing havoc. Brake Engineering urges Garages and Motor factors to act now, to ensure stock levels are met to handle anticipated demand and to be ‘winter ready’. Many motorists are on

Surge in electronic trading as PACT celebrates 10 years

Electronic trading between motor factors and component suppliers has reached an all-time high, as PACT, the joint venture between eparts and TecCom, celebrates its 10-year partnership in the automotive aftermarket. Millions of messages – including stock enquiries and ordering, order acknowledgements, dispatch notes and invoices – are transacted every month, saving the distribution aftermarket valuable

GS Yuasa awarded IFA Car Supplier of the Year 2017

GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK Ltd have been awarded Car Supplier of the Year 2017 by the Independent Factors Association (IFA), one of the largest factor buying groups in the UK.  The award was presented at the IFA Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday 2 December. The prestigious award is voted for by the Directors and