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Ireland’s largest motor factor group Top Part has joined the Regional Automotive Parts Independent Distributors (RAPID) group – a buying group made up of eight of the largest independent vehicle part wholesalers in England, Scotland and Wales. Top Part has become its Irish member and brings the number of member outlets in RAPID to 110.
As the RKB-F1 British Sidecar Championship takes its summer break, there’s no rest for Sean Hegarty and the team ahead of Round 7 at Donington Park in September. Having suffered a crushed arm at Brands Hatch in July, Sean’s passenger Calum Lawson is leaving the team and will be replaced by James Neave for the
NGK-sponsored riders have achieved a 1-2 in the latest round of the FIM World Speedway Championship. American Double World Champion Greg Hancock beat off the challenge of Australian Darcy Ward, Double World Under 21 Speedway Champion, at the weekend’s Latvian Grand Prix which was televised by EuroSport. Dane Nicky Pederson, who is supported by NGK
MPM Oils has launched a new catalogue, which gives the perfect overview of its product range. All MPM products have been updated and new products have been added to the catalogues, which in now available at Top Part branches nationwide. MPM Oils produces high quality oils and lubricants for automotive manufacturers and the aftermarket. The
Europe’s leading parts information data provider TecDoc and its two sister organisations, TecCom and TecRMI, have officially merged to form a new combined group named TecAlliance. The merger completes the restructuring process that began 12 months ago with the acquisition of AuDaCon AG and results in the formation of a worldwide electronic parts, service and
Autoparts Express is offering the full range of Philips Vehicle lighting products to the Irish market. Philips has been recognised as a leading name in automotive lighting technology for almost a century – in fact Philips will celebrate its centenary next year. One in every two new cars sold in Europe will carry Philips lights
Yuasa, represented in Ireland by Somora Motor Parts, has unveiled a comprehensive automotive battery solution for Europe. The new range is designed to spearhead the company’s ambitious growth plans as Yuasa looks to consolidate its status in the aftermarket. The 2013 European Car and Light Van range features five battery types – YBX1000, YBX3000, YBX5000,
Holts has launched SEALit, a new one-step leak repair product for vehicle coolant systems. Developed for professional use and suitable for all cars and compatible with all antifreeze formulations, SEALit’s unique, super-concentrated formula acts fast, is easy to use and provides a guaranteed permanent repair for most leaks, within minutes. SEALit Coolant Leak Repair permanently
Trading through the PACT initiative – the process of placing enquiries and ordering parts between a buyer (motor factor / distributor) and components supplier online – has now reached 3.5million lines monthly.