Market Trends & Analysis
  • How Will WLTP Regulations Affect Aftermarket Exhausts?

    Doug Bentley, Head of R&D at Klarius, explains why the aftermarket business is ahead of the emissions ...

    Doug Bentley, Head of R&D at Klarius, explains why the aftermarket business is ahead of the emissions testing curve. The automotive industry is now implementing a new, ‘real-world’ emissions testi ...

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  • Most Expensive UK Counties For Car Repairs

    The online garage and repair marketplace, WhoCanFixMyCar.com, has revealed which counties are the most ex ...

    The online garage and repair marketplace, WhoCanFixMyCar.com, has revealed which counties are the most expensive for the average car repair – with Cornwall topping the list. The average cost for Cornw ...

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  • Used Car Of The Month: August 2018

    Mycarcheck.com’s valuation experts reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market and choose a c ...

    Mycarcheck.com’s valuation experts reveal significant trends in the UK used vehicle market and choose a car and bike of the month. Used car of the month: BMW i3 (2013-) Valuation Services Team Manager ...

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  • What’s Next for Exhausts?

    With international and environmental pressure building around the electrification issue, and the industry ...

    With international and environmental pressure building around the electrification issue, and the industry beginning to respond, it is inevitable that this will be the next paradigm shift regarding aut ...

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  • Britain Under the Bonnet

    Close Brothers Motor Finance recently released its ‘Britain Under the Bonnet’ report, providing insight i ...

    Close Brothers Motor Finance recently released its ‘Britain Under the Bonnet’ report, providing insight into driver buying habits and the factors that are affecting market figures. More than two third ...

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  • The Road to Sustainability

    The environmental performance of battery-powered electric vehicles was questioned at the Future of Techno ...

    The environmental performance of battery-powered electric vehicles was questioned at the Future of Technology seminar at the Advanced Propulsion Centre. So, what does ‘sustainable vehicle’ really mean ...

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  • Brexit: Views from the Trade

    At the end of last year, Kalimex commissioned its 8th annual independent market research survey. With Bre ...

    At the end of last year, Kalimex commissioned its 8th annual independent market research survey. With Brexit being the topic of the moment, the survey yielded some interesting results... In December 2 ...

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  • Pumps Past and Present

    The value of water pumps has increased sharply over the years, but why is that? Martyn Holt, Product Deve ...

    The value of water pumps has increased sharply over the years, but why is that? Martyn Holt, Product Development Manager at Schaeffler, evaluates the evolution of the water pump, its add-ons and how m ...

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  • ECE R-90 Changes

    Most of those involved in aftermarket braking will know that ECE R-90 is a quality standard for brake par ...

    Most of those involved in aftermarket braking will know that ECE R-90 is a quality standard for brake parts. However, changes that were introduced in November 2016 for brake discs and drums have led t ...

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  • Oil Filter Housing Plastic Cap Covers

    Original Birth, the Italian all-makes supplier, has released a range of oil filter housing plastic cap co ...

    Original Birth, the Italian all-makes supplier, has released a range of oil filter housing plastic cap covers that were, until recently, thought only to be available through the main dealers. However, ...

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