Automechanika Birmingham saw its biggest ever opening morning in 2019, as Morris Lubricants ambassador Guy Martin visited. Watch our day one review, including an exclusive interview with the truck mechanic and TV star... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3-XpRU9Glw
Automechanika Birmingham has officially opened its doors as it returns to bring together leading brands and senior professionals from the automotive aftermarket and vehicle production sectors from across UK & Ireland. A packed audience saw mechanic and motorcycle racer turned television presenter, Guy Martin, officially “cut the ribbon” and open the doors to the show at 9.30am, welcoming visitors from all areas of the automotive industry. Ideal networking hub Held in the heart of the UK, Birmingham’s extensive automotive history and accessible location makes it the ideal place to network and discuss the future of the industry over the next three days. With more than 500 exhibitors, visitors including parts distributors, garages, tyre fitters, retailers, dealerships a
Morris Lubricants brand ambassador, television personality and truck mechanic Guy Martin will open the Automechanika Birmingham Big Garage Event on the 4thJune. Taking time out from his busy schedule, Guy will be present on the Morris Lubricants stand (K110) throughout the day and will also be taking part in a live Q&A session with the company’s renowned expert on all things lubricating, Adrian Hill, from 13.45 to 14.15. Growing awareness Morris Lubricants has a special appeal for Guy, as a British-based independent manufacturer of oils and lubricants, the company seems a natural fit for the personality. “I like the fact they’re British, have a range of everything you could need and are good honest folk,” he says. “They sent me a load of samples, and I didn’t know how man
Schaeffler is inviting workshop owners to send at least one technician to Automechanika Birmingham 2019, as the global original equipment manufacturer and supplier urges independent workshops to futureproof their businesses. As part of its exhibition offering at the National Exhibition Centre between the 4th and 6th June, Schaeffler is inviting visitors to get hands-on with a series of mixed and augmented reality exhibits, which deliver an innovative way of showing how repairs could be revolutionised by new technology. It is, therefore, pivotal that technicians see for themselves what the ‘garage of the future’ could look like. To incentivise visitors further, Schaeffler will be revealing three new training dates and locations, where techn
11535848 - 3d laptop, mobile phone and digital tablet pc computer - isolated on white with clipping path GS Yuasa will officially launch the much-anticipated GS Yuasa Academy - the industry’s first online battery training platform – as well as preview the YBX Super Heavy Duty battery range for commercial vehicles, which launches in July. Showcasing cutting-edge technology from Yuasa and GS brands, they will also offer motorsport action in the form of BTCC and rally driver meet and greets, and the official 2019 Halfords Yuasa Racing BTCC car will be on display. The exciting, interactive GS Yuasa exhibition stand will promote a wide range of award-winning products and services. With a heavy focus for automotive workshop technicians and distributors, visitors can expect to find: GS
Industry leaders from the UK Aftermarket will come together at an exclusive event, the Aftermarket Power Network, premiering at Automechanika Birmingham on Tuesday 4th June, in Hall 20, NEC. Organisers have announced that Lord Sebastian Coe will join the launch event to address and network with this very important group. Throughout his career, Lord Coe has found success by leading from the front to make a vision a reality. Lord Coe brings energy, passion and innovation to all his work, qualities which we can learn from in tackling the challenges the industry faces. 200 leading personnel from the UK automotive aftermarket will be at the invite-only event, hosted in the keynote area of the show and sponsored by ZF, SMMT and IAAF. This new initiative is designed ...
ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT), formerly Manbat, will be using the dual platforms provided by its stand in hall 20 and the event’s official workshop presentation area at Automechanika Birmingham, to publicise its all-in-one, start/stop battery analysis and replacement solution, ONE BOX. “We have been consistently addressing the need for workshops to consider the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities provided by start/stop battery technology over the last four years,” explained John Bentley, EBT’s technical sales and training manager, “but there is still a surprisingly large number of workshops that have yet to grasp the issue and are therefore losing out on the potential it offers.” “As a
Racing driver Nicolas Hamilton –who competes in the 2019 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) –will be appearing on ignition specialist NGK’s stand at the forthcoming Automechanika Show at Birmingham. Hamilton, the brother of five-time world F1 champion Lewis, will be on stand N170 at the NEC from 10am to 3pm on Wednesday, June 5. The 27-year-old, who has cerebral palsy,is being sponsored by NGK in the BTCC championship, racing a specially modified Ford Focus RS for the ROKiT Racing with Motorbase team. Mark Hallam, Marketing Manager, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, said: “We are delighted to announce that Nicolas will be making a personal appearance on our stand at Automechanika. I’m sure that all our customers who visit the show