Market Trends & Analysis
  • Aftermarket trends

    Factor-Sales has produced a review of value and unit trends that measure key product categories in the UK ...

    Factor-Sales has produced a review of value and unit trends that measure key product categories in the UK aftermarket. Whilst some of these product categories hold up relatively well, the overall pict ...

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  • Emergent evolution

    Schaeffler REPXPERT Alistair Mason analyses how the clutch and transmission system is adapting to the evo ...

    Schaeffler REPXPERT Alistair Mason analyses how the clutch and transmission system is adapting to the evolution of engines. Manual gearbox cars are still very popular, so there is still a high demand ...

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  • Across the board

    Optimal UK tells PMF about its year in the aftermarket, from its latest range additions, to growths in de ...

    Optimal UK tells PMF about its year in the aftermarket, from its latest range additions, to growths in demand observed over a wide range of product groups. Throughout 2019, Optimal UK claims to have s ...

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  • ‘Dealer No More’

    febi supplies a range of dealer-only perceived products. This selection of niche parts covers all areas o ...

    febi supplies a range of dealer-only perceived products. This selection of niche parts covers all areas of the vehicle, with a strong coverage of electrical components. The company’s ‘Dealer No More’ ...

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  • Clear vision

    Continental Direct takes us through a selection of its wiper blades, highlighting the difference that usi ...

    Continental Direct takes us through a selection of its wiper blades, highlighting the difference that using the right wiper blade can make. Continental Direct presents a range of vehicle specific wipe ...

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  • Entering the third dimension

    Modern technology is entering the aftermarket at a rapid pace, and innovative solutions are subsequently ...

    Modern technology is entering the aftermarket at a rapid pace, and innovative solutions are subsequently making their way into the hands of technicians. One development in particular is the use of 3D ...

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  • All charged up

    SIP Industrial Products says it has been working hard to broaden its range of heavy-duty battery boosters ...

    SIP Industrial Products says it has been working hard to broaden its range of heavy-duty battery boosters, starters and chargers, with the intention of providing a battery charging unit for every appl ...

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  • Making digital adjustments

    Allowing workshops to adjust and calibrate Advanced Driver Assistance Systems quickly and easily, and by ...

    Allowing workshops to adjust and calibrate Advanced Driver Assistance Systems quickly and easily, and by using just a digital calibration panel, is no mean feat. Mahle’s TechPRO ADAS solution, however ...

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  • Safety-Sensitive Tech

    More car manufacturers are switching to EPDM rubber within vehicles as it offers longevity and quality. H ...

    More car manufacturers are switching to EPDM rubber within vehicles as it offers longevity and quality. However, the material is sensitive to mineral oil and, when exposed to it over time, it will swe ...

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  • Comline names its part of the month

    Aftermarket supplier, Comline, proudly introduces its latest ‘Part of the Month', ECK228F, a multi-applic ...

    Aftermarket supplier, Comline, proudly introduces its latest ‘Part of the Month', ECK228F, a multi-application Single Mass Flywheel Clutch Kit. Serving a variety of vehicles from the Volkswagen Group, ...

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