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Sealey celebrates 40 years in business

Sealey is celebrating its 40th year in business this year and to celebrate it has unveiled details of a special promotion. The promotion launches on February 1 and runs until the end of April, Inside, there’s some exclusive pricing on a selection of over two hundred of its most popular products and discounts up to

Textar is first to market

Premium brake brand, Textar, is first to market with brake pads for the new Audi Q7, BMW 7 Series, Opel Astra K and the Ford S-Max. Utilising cutting-edge technology, Textar products are precision engineered to offer maximum safety, performance and comfort. This uncompromising approach to product excellence has been the ethos of the brand for

Mintex expands coated discs range

Aftermarket brake brand, Mintex, has expanded its range of coated discs, which will eventually replace its uncoated counterparts. Covering more than 200 references, Mintex will continue to add to its portfolio to ensure there is a wide range of coated discs in stock for all customers nationwide. As part of global leader in OE brake

GS Yuasa Battery Europe appoints new Managing Director and CEO

GS Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd has appointed Andrew Taylor as the company’s new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Andrew has been with the company for approaching 29 years. Since 2007 he has been Managing Director of GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK Ltd. During this time, the company has achieved unprecedented growth, becoming UK market

DT Spare Parts extends parts range

Diesel Technic brand, DT Spare Parts, has extended its commercial vehicle replacement parts range suitable for Mercedes-Benz, Scania, Renault and Volvo applications. The latest addition sees more than 3,000 products added to its manufacturer-specific catalogues. The range extension includes parts suitable for Mercedes-Benz Atego and Econic, Scania P-/G-/R-/T-series and Renault D-series/Midlum, along with Volvo F,

Bartec Auto ID appoints new product manager

Bartec Auto ID has appointed Steve Umney as its new Product Manager. Steve is a qualified vehicle technician with experience spanning over 20 years on the workshop floor including valuable technical assistance important to his new role at Bartec. Over the last 10 years Steve has gained valuable Product Management experience in the Automotive Aftermarket

Trico encourages garages to offer free wiper checks

Trico is actively encouraging garages and stores to promote their free fitting service with its popular wall poster to encourage them to provide a free wiper check to ensure their customers’ blades are safe. Hundreds of the posters have already been sent out- don’t miss out! The American Optometric Association reports that 90 per cent

New hose removal tool from Laser Tools

Laser Tools are well known for specialist solutions and this new hose clamp removal tool (part number 6938) is specifically designed to release Henn type connector clamps used commonly on air, intercooler and cooling system hoses. The design of this type of clamp needs a specialist tool to withdraw the spring clip to release the

National Auto Parts launches new wheel hub bearing kits

National Auto Parts, the clutch and brake specialist, has launched its new wheel hub bearing kits range, further increasing its UK and European car part coverage to more than 95 per cent. Backed by a two-year / 20,000-mile guarantee, the range features 50 new part numbers for front and rear, covering 100 applications from some

Mahle Original EG Turbochargers highlight OE competence and sales potential

Mahle Aftermarket’s new turbocharger range not only offers the most up-to-date part numbers for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, but is a perfect showcase for Mahle’s technology that brings top-class turbochargers to the automotive aftermarket. Cutting-edge quality To meet both endurance and efficiency requirements, Mahle demands an extremely tough environment for testing its turbochargers,