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Aftermarket News Archive

Trico thrilled by turnout

Trico, a global leading provider of windscreen wiper blades and systems, was thrilled by the turn out as cars turned up in their droves at the Trico Stadium, home to Redditch United. The event, which took place on Saturday, November 4, was aimed at helping raise funds for a local community project, in which both

WAI introduces latest rotating electrics range additions

WAI global has increased its aftermarket offering further still with its latest rotating electrics range expansion, featuring four additional starter motors and five alternators.  The new starter motors include part numbers ST136, S9045, 30485N-OS and TXS4109N-OS covering Mitsubishi Colt, and Smart Forfour 1.5 DI-D/Cdi (2004-2012).  The latest introductions to the alternators range also offer excellent

Hella – 2019 Workshop Calendar Competition Extended

Due to the magnitude of the project, Hella is extending the deadline for applicants to its worldwide calendar competition until November 20, and is therefore urging workshops to take advantage of the extra time and take this great opportunity for some fantastic publicity! As a reminder of the details, the company is looking for workshops

KYB launches virtual reality safety video

KYB Europe has taken an innovative new approach to explaining the dangers of worn shock absorbers in a new virtual reality video. Viewers can use special VR glasses to watch the safety video where they will experience a product test of old versus new shock absorbers. The video uses the new virtual reality mode feature

IAAF welcomes GEAR 2030 report

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has welcomed the final report of the High Level Group ‘GEAR 2030’, which has set out its analysis of the key trends and challenges that will affect the future of the European automotive industry. The Gear 2030 Group brought together the European Commission, several EU Member States and representatives

Duffield joins Delphi Product & Service Solutions

Delphi Product & Service Solutions has appointed Nigel Duffield as the company’s new country director for UK & Ireland. Duffield brings extensive aftermarket experience and a proven track record in sales, having previously worked for a number of automotive brands, including Meritor, Valeo, Tenneco and Bridgestone. Prior to joining Delphi, he spent more than five

Boost for UK electric and driverless car industry

Motorway services and large petrol retailers in the UK will be required to install charge points for electric cars, under plans announced today by Transport Minister John Hayes. The Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill will increase the access and availability of charge points for electric cars, while also giving the Government powers to make it

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

Zipcar and Volkswagen now providing van fuel options in London

Members of the world’s leading car sharing network, Zipcar, will have the opportunity to drive an alternatively-fuelled Volkswagen Transporter van, as Zipcar and the manufacturer embark on a year-long pilot of petrol models in London. As in Ireland, the van market is currently dominated by diesel, and research in the UK is showing that van buyers are

Denso provides the spark

The end of September marked the close of the 2017 MINI Challenge season, and with it an opportunity for Rebecca Jackson, Denso brand ambassador, to seal her victory in the Ladies’ Cup and clinch a top 20 championship finish overall during her first season of working with the brand. Being more familiar with sports and