Market Trends & Analysis
  • 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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  • It’s all about data

    TecAlliance tells PMF how it has optimised the accuracy of spare part identification with new vehicle att ...

    TecAlliance tells PMF how it has optimised the accuracy of spare part identification with new vehicle attributes. Model variety and various equipment variants are constantly increasing. TecAlliance im ...

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  • 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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  • The future of filters

    PMF caught up with Jonathan Walker, Mahle’s UK & Ireland Aftermarket General Manager, to find out wha ...

    PMF caught up with Jonathan Walker, Mahle’s UK & Ireland Aftermarket General Manager, to find out what the company makes of the current filter market, and how it is adapting to change. Q. What is ...

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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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  • Electric Avenue

    The last couple of years have seen large strides made in vehicle electrification technology, including im ...

    The last couple of years have seen large strides made in vehicle electrification technology, including improvements in battery range, charging and infrastructure. According to Delphi Technologies, thi ...

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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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