Van, Truck, Trailer, Bus and Coach Aftermarket News in Ireland

FG7 adds to strong brand line-up and product coverage

FG7 tells us that they have added some important new lines to the business. First up is the news from ELTA Automotive that FG7 has expanded their ELTA VX PRO and VisionPRO ranges comprehensively.

The ELTA VX PRO is an unrivalled range of premium quality engine management, ignition and vehicle control components. Designed and developed to meet the specific demands of aftermarket professionals for OE performance at sensible prices.

The VisionPro features an extensive range of vehicle lighting and vision products developed specifically for the independent aftermarket. Striking a perfect balance of high quality and realistic pricing to create a formidable lighting and vision offering.

We will have more information on ELTA Automotive products in our next issue of the Auto Trade Journal.

An ELTA Automotive spokesman said: “We are delighted to become an approved supplier to the prestigious FG7 Group. As part of the international Global One network, FG7 represent the leading powers in both Irish & Northern Irish Motor Factor Sector.

“As a group, FG7 offers a complete range of quality products backed up by dependably high service levels across all counties of Ireland directly from its 33 members.”

He added: “We are pleased to announce that FG7 members will now deliver a complete range of ELTA VXPRO sense and control components (including engine management, ignition, braking sensors, window lift regulators and more) alongside a full range of VisionPRO wiper blades and mirror glass.”

Next up at FG7 Group is the addition of the Allied Nippon Braking range. Allied Nippon, is enjoying great success internationally, thanks to its stellar range of ‘all-makes’ replacement vehicle parts. Its line of braking, in particular, is one that continues to flourish.

It offers a comprehensive range combining excellent value-for-money and consistent, reliable performance has propelled Allied Nippon’s brake pad offering to become one of the most sought after ranges in the aftermarket.

Peter Cox, Comline General Manager told us: “The Allied Nippon brand is synonymous with world-class braking. Our range of pads and coated discs are loved by customers across the European aftermarket. However, a high-quality product range is of little consequence without the right route to market.

In Ireland, we are fortunate to enjoy a hugely successful relationship with FG7 and its group members. The FG7 member network is well stocked with Allied Nippon pads and coated discs, covering the latest references demanded by the Irish aftermarket across all popular European, Japanese & Korean vehicles.

Working together, we are also able ensure that the Allied Nippon range will remain in-tune with the needs of this market, meaning you can always rely on your local FG7 group member to have the Allied Nippon parts that you require.”

Finally, FG7 has added the SWAG range to their comprehensive product offering.

For more than 60 years, customers have trusted SWAG as a reliable, durable and precise aftermarket specialist. SWAG is a strong brand brand from the Bilstein Group, (which also boasts febi and Blue Print).

The SWAG is brand is internationally renowned for providing more than 26,000 vehicle parts in OE matching quality, covering all German and other European passenger cars. More than 80 vehicle manufacturers are listed.

The entire range of parts is subject to strict quality inspections, which often go beyond the manufacturer’s specifications. This is underlined by a manufacturer’s guarantee of 3 years for all SWAG replacement parts. A promise of quality for all those who trust the high-quality products. SWAG also offers technical information to make the installation of the delivered components as easy as possible. There will be more on SWAG in the next issue of the Auto Trade Journal.

Kevin O’Kane, Managing Director of the FG7 says: “Along with an already strong supply of the Allied Nippon brand we are delighted to have added these two very strong brands in ELTA & SWAG to our comprehensive range of parts in recent months. Our members benefit from our strategic development with unrivalled buying opportunities and the leverage of having rapid access to a huge range of products. This in-turn benefits our member’s customers throughout Ireland.”

Kevin concluded: “ The quality of ELTA, Allied Nippon and SWAG strengthens our offer in a demanding industry. It further boosts the wide-ranging coverage and service that FG7 offers. With high levels of stock this helps bridge the gap making it easier for our members and the end-user to source there much needed products quickly”.