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what is napa?

NAPA is one of North America’s leading brands in automotive parts. Synonymous with trust, professionalism, and tradition, NAPA was established in the US in 1925 and remains as a key economic driver across North America and beyond.

With a robust network of over 30 DCs delivering automotive replacement parts to over 800 stockists throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland every single day, NAPA Auto Parts UK&I serves a variety of aftermarket customers from professional workshops to D.I.Y. enthusiasts.

All NAPA products are designed and manufactured to meet or exceed OE specifications. With rigorous quality assurance procedures and testing in every step of production, only true quality makes it into a NAPA box.

Today, NAPA continues to lead with strong technical resources and know-how to cater to the needs of the market. NAPA was founded on the needs of the people, and NAPA continues to serve those needs.

NAPA Global Brand

A Global Brand

NAPA is proud to have built a significant aftermarket network around the globe, distributing 530,000+ parts in 13 countries across North America, Australasia, and Europe. NAPA first landed in Europe in 2019 and has been expanding rapidly ever since. NAPA is now distributed by Alliance Automotive Group, leading automotive parts distributor, in the following European countries:

  • United Kingdom & Ireland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Benelux (Netherlands & Belgium)
  • Iberia (Spain & Portugal)
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Developed to serve the needs of the commercial vehicle aftermarket, NAPA Truck knows the importance and value of keeping fleets moving.

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Carlyle Tools is the professional workshop tool and equipment line of NAPA, named after founding member and Automotive Hall of Fame Inductee, Carlyle Fraser.

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Powered by NAPA, NexDrive is a service network of accredited automotive workshops that specialise in electric/hybrid vehicle maintenance.

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2x BTCC Teams Champions! NAPA is making waves in motorsport with strong presence in the BTCC, PCC GB, Mini Challenge, BTRC, & BriSCA F1.

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NAPA Heritage

National Automotive Parts Association (NAPA) was created in 1925 to meet America’s need for an effective automotive parts distribution system. In the century since, NAPA has exploded across the globe, carrying a reputation of quality and excellence with it.

NAPA specialises in a wide selection of quality components, tools, equipment, accessories, and consumables for:

  • Light, light commercial, and commercial vehicles
  • Imported vehicles
  • Small engines
  • High-performance and all-terrain vehicles
  • Industrial applications
  • Agricultural applications
  • Equipment and products for paint and body shops
  • Vehicle repair

Take a look at the NAPA Heritage Timeline