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The Auto Innovation Centre has partnered with leading companies in the Automotive Industry to deliver the ‘Centre of Excellence’. Sponsor companies have made a significant contribution to the planning, commissioning and running of the AIC; providing tools, equipment, materials and data. The AIC would not be possible without their contribution.

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Bosch provides a one-stop automotive solution to our customers through our Parts, Diagnostics and Workshop Services. With over 12,000 parts available within the Bosch Australian and New Zealand product range, there is bound to be a Bosch part for your requirements.

In addition, Bosch continually reviews and adjusts its comprehensive range to make sure we have a range that reflects the Australasian requirements. As an original equipment supplier who works closely with vehicle manufacturers to manufacture and supply high quality spare parts to the global aftermarket, we have dedicated the last 125 years developing expertise in research and manufacturing.

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Burson Auto Parts is Australia’s preferred trade supplier of automotive parts, tools and workshop equipment. Burson has an ever increasing national network that stocks and distributes one of the world’s largest ranges of service and replacement automotive parts.

Focussed primarily on the automotive trade sector, Burson Auto Parts is owned and operated by Australasia’s largest automotive aftermarket industry supplier, Bapcor Limited. Bapcor’s automotive trade businesses in Australia include Burson Auto Parts and Precision Automotive Equipment, which distributes the world’s leading brands of workshop equipment. Precision Automotive Equipment also provides the automotive trade with Australia’s most extensive aftersales service to ensure the long term reliability and productivity of your equipment investments.

There are more than 1,700 dedicated Burson Auto Parts staff members and a fleet of approximately 1,000 carbon offset delivery vehicles ensuring fast and reliable service to automotive repairers nationwide. The proudly Australian company’s complete focus is to supply premium quality products from local and world leading manufacturers, combined with knowledgeable and personalised service from the industry’s best people.

Burson Auto Parts has been Australia’s most trusted automotive partner since 1971 and the company continues to extend its commitment through the constant growth of its product range along with strategic store network expansion. Contact your local Burson Auto Parts store by calling 1300 BURSON (287 776) or visit Burson Auto Parts online at www.burson.com.au for more information or to quickly locate a Burson Auto Parts store near you.

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With almost 150 years of experience in the tyre business, Continental has been engineering German Technology and high quality products since 1871. Today Continental is not just a tyre company, they are the second largest automotive component supplier to the automotive industry, specialising in all areas of your car’s safety systems. This expertise allows Continental to deliver unrivalled solutions in vehicle safety systems to ensure their premium tyres deliver the highest levels of safety for Australian motorists.

The Continental Automotive Group currently employs more than 240,000 people in 544 locations operating in 60 countries around the world. This unique setup from tyres to advanced safety systems allows Continental to focus on a vision to make mobility safer, sustainable and interconnected as the car industry develops the car technologies of the future. Today, one in three cars produced in Europe are fitted with Continental tyres as original equipment, a partnership with car makers that is growing in the APAC region each year.

What makes a Continental tyre one that can be trusted for your safety? With more than 700 professional test drivers, Continental conducts more than 60,000 tests that consume around 250,000 tyres each year. These tests drivers cover more than 40 million test kilometres, while durability and mileage tests cover almost 160 million kilometres each year. With such a strong belief in testing for your safety, it should come as no surprise that Continental chose to partner with the AIC in setting up world class safety and testing standard for Australia.

When Safety Counts – When Everything Counts.

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Recognising that the rapid growth of electronic vehicle systems would have major implications for independent workshops, over a decade ago global automotive technology leader HELLA joined forces with Europe’s leading diagnostic specialist Gutmann Messetechnik. The result was HELLA GUTMANN SOLUTIONS – a powerful partnership that has gone on to become a driving force in diagnostic technology, ADAS calibration tools and headlight aiming equipment.

Today, HELLA GUTMANN SOLUTIONS is trusted by more than 45,000 workshops worldwide, as well as Europe’s largest breakdown recovery company, the ADAC, and some of the leading brands in the glass replacement sector.

As a pioneer of next generation vehicle electronics, HELLA’s vast OEM knowledge and experience enables HELLA GUTMANN SOLUTIONS to lead the way in on-board vehicle diagnostic technology and ADAS calibration equipment, and to be first to market with new tools and software.

HELLA GUTMANN SOLUTIONS officially launched to the Australian market at the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association Expo in 2019. Its CSC-Tool for the calibration of camera and radar-based Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) was awarded Most Innovative New Aftermarket Product (Tools & Equipment) at the AAAA Awards.

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Established in 1922, Repco pioneered the automotive parts aftermarket in Australia. Despite branching out into retail sales with dual format stores in the 1980s; delivering parts, tools and equipment to the automotive trade remains Repco’s core strength. Being acquired by GPC, the world’s leading automotive aftermarket business served to strengthen Repco’s position with sheer scale, world-class information and logistics systems, as well as financial capacity.

Repco enjoy a remarkable competitive advantage, having a footprint of more than 315 stores across Australia, complemented by network of 6 distribution centres, to ensure the right products are in the right place at the right time at competitive prices for trade customers.
Delivery prowess is matched with a reputation for quality, completeness of range, and industry knowledge.

Offering Total Workshop Solutions, ranging from business and e-Commerce solutions (including the award-winning Navigator Pro), to training and back of house products and consumables, Repco remains number one in the Australian automotive aftermarket, standing proud as one of Australasia’s most iconic brands.