Market Trends & Analysis
  • Push and pulley

    Dayco is a producer of original equipment (OE) torsional vibration dampers; the same product line is avai ...

    Dayco is a producer of original equipment (OE) torsional vibration dampers; the same product line is available to the aftermarket. Here, the company explores the ins and outs of this important product ...

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  • Our survey says…

    For the last nine years, Kalimex, global distributors of K-Seal permanent coolant leak repair and UK dist ...

    For the last nine years, Kalimex, global distributors of K-Seal permanent coolant leak repair and UK distributors of the JLM Lubricants’ product range, has commissioned an independent market research ...

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  • Charging your sales power

    CTEK shares some interesting data that could help to increase sales of batteries and battery management e ...

    CTEK shares some interesting data that could help to increase sales of batteries and battery management equipment. CTEK carried out a trial with three UK independent workshops. The company sought to d ...

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  • Demand for development

    Sealey discusses how the aftermarket must stay in touch with the automotive industry’s evolving technolog ...

    Sealey discusses how the aftermarket must stay in touch with the automotive industry’s evolving technology in order to develop, and secure its future in servicing and repairing electric and hybrid veh ...

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  • A fibreglass future?

    Lesjöfors discusses the pressures put upon many component manufacturers to make their products more light ...

    Lesjöfors discusses the pressures put upon many component manufacturers to make their products more lightweight, and how the company has gone about achieving this for its own range of vehicle springs. ...

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  • The future is now

    AutoMate’s Harrison Boudakin highlights some of the standout models and key trends from what is arguably ...

    AutoMate’s Harrison Boudakin highlights some of the standout models and key trends from what is arguably the most important motor show on the automotive calendar. If the headline acts at this year’s G ...

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  • The Aisin way

    Last issue, PMF found out about Aisin’s history, and how it developed a wide range of products from its a ...

    Last issue, PMF found out about Aisin’s history, and how it developed a wide range of products from its accumulated experience. Here, the company outlines some of the most popular of these product gro ...

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  • The Diesel Report

    GiPA’s Quentin Le Hetet examines the recent downturn in diesel registrations, and explains why this doesn ...

    GiPA’s Quentin Le Hetet examines the recent downturn in diesel registrations, and explains why this doesn’t necessarily mean that the diesel car parc is coming to its end. ...

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  • The Brake Report

    Lumag has revealed the results of its latest benchmarking exercise, in which the company claims its Breck ...

    Lumag has revealed the results of its latest benchmarking exercise, in which the company claims its Breck brake pads and discs outperformed those of OE manufacturers. The LU 704 brake material was tes ...

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  • Is this the End of the Universal?

    Is this the end of the universal? PMF discusses current trends with Just Boots’ CV boot specialist Dale H ...

    Is this the end of the universal? PMF discusses current trends with Just Boots’ CV boot specialist Dale Holmes. Constant-velocity (CV) joints ensure power from a vehicle’s transmission drives the whee ...

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