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Federal-Mogul Powertrain acquires Controlled Power Technologies

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has completed the acquisition of UK-based clean-tech development company, Controlled Power Technologies Ltd (CPT). The purchase provides a timely route for Federal-Mogul Powertrain to expand into the development and manufacture of powertrain technologies for electrification and hybridization that complement the company’s existing capabilities. Financial details of the acquisition have not been released. The

Mahle re-launches online catalogue with new innovative features

Mahle Aftermarket has launched of an updated version of its online product catalogue, eCat. Following a design re-fresh and improved functions, it now means that customers will be able to access thousands of products and part numbers quickly and more efficiently than ever before. Among the new features, users will be able to benefit from

TRW True Originals campaign wins big at Autovision Festival

Two years and six million online views later, ZF Aftermarket has brought all elements of its now truly global TRW branded ‘True Originals’ campaign together in one dynamic new storytelling narrative: trwaftermarket.com/en/overarching. Telling the stories of all previously featured ‘True Originals’, this narrative explains how they collectively transfer their individual everyday talents into taking TRW’s Corner

Colin Turkington set for thrilling finale of BTCC championship

Colin Turkington will head to the final race weekend of the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch in a head to head battle for the title. Just 10 points cover championship leader Ash Sutton and TerraClean ambassador Colin Turkington following a frenetic race weekend at Silverstone. The championship finale at Brands

Autonomous Emergency Braking made standard for VW vans

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is the first CV brand to fit all of its vans with autonomous emergency braking systems, now available as standard on its Caddy, Transporter and Crafter models. Using radar built into the front end of the van, the system, named Front Assist, recognises critical distances to the vehicle in front and helps to ensure safe stopping.

NTN-SNR develops wheel and transmission bearings for heavy duty applications

NTN-SNR has developed a range of wheel and transmission bearings for heavy duty applications in a single paper catalogue. The range includes specific bearings (HDS xxx references) for which NTN-SNR is the only OE supplier on applications like the Mercedes-Benz Actros. A truck transmission is a high precision component requiring 100 per cent accuracy from its

Ring celebrates regional award success before national spotlight

Ring, the leading vehicle lighting, auto electric and car accessories supplier to the aftermarket, is celebrating after it was named winner of the Automotive category at the Made in Yorkshire Awards, which took place at the Royal Armouries in Leeds on Thursday, April 20. Accepting the award, which was presented to the automotive company that

Jaguar F-Pace wins World Car of the Year

The Road to World Car journey ended today with the declaration of a double win for Jaguar Land Rover. The Jaguar F-Pace won the 2017 World Car Design of the Year award as well as the overall 2017 World Car of the Year. The winner was announced during a press conference hosted by the Bridgestone

J&S Automotive wins Wholesale Parts Distributor of the Year

J&S Automotive won the Wholesale Parts Distributor of the Year at the Irish Auto Trade Awards at Citywest Hotel, Dublin on Saturday night.

Ferodo Eco-Friction wins Green Award at Irish Auto Trade Awards

Ferodo’s Eco-Friction brake pads won a Green Award at the Irish Auto Trade Awards, at Citywest Hotel, Dublin on Saturday night.