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2017 Automechanika Academy

Spare Parts and Maintenance Conference – 7 May 2017, Dubai


The Automechanika Academy’s Spare Parts and Maintenance Conference which was held on May 7, 2017 as a part of Automechanika Dubai 2017 was a great success with international experts joining critical discussions on the way forward for the automotive aftermarket sector in the region.

Delegates at the conference analysed the changing dynamics, upcoming regulations and new standards in the automotive aftermarket sector, and also discussed how these would impact the automotive aftermarket sector.

Some of the key topics that were covered at the conference included:
  • Garage standards by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA)
  • Statistical updates on Dubai’s auto parts and accessories trade for the year 2016
  • Training and certification required for garage and service center staff
  • Product conformity and regulatory requirements for tires and batteries
  • The role of telematics in vehicle maintenance … and more

Given the success of the Automechanika Academy this year, planning is already underway for 2018 with new topic areas focusing on the most pressing issues in the automotive sector in the region.