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REPXPERT to host live clutch Q&A session online

One of Schaeffler (UK)’s leading REPXPERTs will be holding a LIVE Q&A clutch session on its REPXPERT Facebook andTwitter social media channels on Monday 5th March, between midday and 2pm. Alistair Mason will be available to answer technicians’ clutch questions. As the original equipment manufacturer of LuKclutch components and systems, Schaeffler would like to use

Sealey celebrates 40 years with special promotion and limited edition inspection lamp

Sealey is celebrating its 40th year in business and thought it would be the perfect opportunity to create a special promotion, which runs until the end of April. There’s some exclusive pricing on a selection of over 200 of its most popular products and discounts up to 55 per cent inside the 40th anniversary catalogue.

UFI bolsters its aftermarket development team for UK & Ireland

UFI Filters has appointed a seasoned industry professional, Ian Jackson, as UFI Aftermarket UK & Ireland Business Development Manager. Ian has over 20 years experience in the automotive sector, mainly in procurement and business management with motor factors, including over 10 years with Automotive Parts & Distribution in Swindon. Welcoming him to the team, Karl

Siegel Automotive expands range

Siegel Automotive, a Diesel Technic brand has expanded its range of commercial vehicle parts for a number of European branded commercial vehicles. More than 200 new items complement the range.   Siegel Automotive now offers a range of about 1 ,200 spare parts, which replace around 3, 000 reference numbers – from the body through lighting and electrical

Old cars being abandoned on British roads has trebled 

The Telegraph newspaper reported last Friday that Britain is ‘becoming a scrapyard’ as number of old cars dumped on the roadside trebles.  The newspaper used freedom of Information requests to over 400 councils and their excellent research  revealed the number of cars being reported as abandoned has risen nearly three times from 40,876 in 2012 to 147,616 in 2016. Fines for abandoning cars

Innovision 2018 – preparing for the changing face of motoring

With Innovision 2018, an event specially created for the domestic and international aftermarket, lighting and electronics expert Hella and the diagnostics specialist Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS) helped to prepare their trading partners for the changing face of motoring. Taking place on January 15, company experts addressed the 800 partners from 24 countries regarding the technologies

UFI Filters invests in new cabin air filter production lines

UFI Filters, a global leader in filtration technology, is launching two new automated lines in Italy for production of cabin air filters, with an initial capacity of more than two million units per year. Involving an investment of close to €1 million, this will contribute further to the significant growth of the cabin air filter

NGK Spark Plugs wins prestigious industry award

NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd is celebrating winning a prestigious industry awardThe leading supplier of original equipment (OE) spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK Lambda and other engine management sensors has been voted 2018 Supplier of the Year by readers of a top UK automotive aftermarket magazine. The ignition specialist beat of the challenge of

Lumag explains the mysterious third body layer

For many people, including many car enthusiasts, the matter is simple – what makes the vehicle stop is the braking system, with the main role played by brake pads and discs, significantly supported by tyres. However, experts perceive this seemingly simple phenomenon as a complex physical and chemical process, in which the so-called third body