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NGK - Leading by design

The dramatic growth of NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd represents one of the greatest success stories in the UK automotive market over the past decade. Starting in the 1960s, initially to serve the motorcycle market, NGK entered the UK automotive market in the early 1970s. In 25 years it has advanced from a market share of under 6% to one of over 50% and increasing.


NGK has become the brand leader in the UK spark plug market and the number one choice of the professional as a result of its quality, technical excellence and total commitment to Research and Development. This has led to major successes with vehicle manufacturers worldwide who are increasingly specifying bespoke plugs so as to achieve maximum efficiency from their new engines. Their new iridium spark plugs are used by some of the world leading race teams and in many high performance road and off-road machines.

NGK engineers work closely with the engine and vehicle manufacturers to produce the ideal spark plug type for each application. NGK employ the very latest production technology to ensure that performance, economy and value are catered for.