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NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd customers have taken part in the company’s 21st Northern Ireland Golf Day that saw Cecil Holmes, of Karkraft Belfast, win the coveted NGK Shield after a closely fought competition.
The automotive aftermarket is at “risk of unravelling” if it continues to fight among itself on the issue of parts quality. That’s the view of Brian Spratt, chief executive of the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF), who is urging the sector to work through the IAAF to squeeze unsuitable parts out of the market.
Tim Ward, Deputy General Manager – Sales & Marketing, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, said: “The selection of our spark plugs by Audi for these two new models is just the latest in a series of OE successes our company has enjoyed over recent months.
Since September 2010, Blue Print has been supplying the independent aftermarket with the tools and technical information required to perform specific jobs, which are all directly linked to parts in their market leading range for Asian & American vehicles. As winter rapidly approaches, an apt and illustrative example of this strategy is Blue Print’s, ‘Complete
PACT, the joint electronic trading initiative between eParts and TecCom, is offering a free audit for component suppliers wishing to connect to its 2000 plus motor factor buyer locations throughout the UK and Ireland.
The organisers of Equip Auto 2013, the international automotive aftermarket trade fair, which takes place just outside Paris, October 18-20 have unveiled a new smart phone app, which can be downloaded from www.equipauto.com