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BORG shows benefits of remanufacturing

Europe's largest independent automotive parts remanufacturer, BORG Automotive, owner of the DRI brand which is distributed in Ireland by Serfac Limited, is now carrying out lif... Read More ›
February 6th, 2023

Excellent performance from febi braking 

When it comes to braking, every centimetre counts and for this reason the febi braking range exclusively consists of OE matching quality products to guarantee an unquestionable sto... Read More ›
February 6th, 2023

GS Yuasa collaborates with Honda to develop lithium-ion batteries

GS Yuasa International Ltd., the parent company of GS Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd., has announced the signing of an agreement with Honda Motor Co. Ltd. to develop high-capacity, high-... Read More ›
February 3rd, 2023

ALLDATA launches ALLDATA Labour Times

ALLDATA Europe has announced ALLDATA Labour Times, a new add-on product for ALLDATA Repair that provides quick access to OEM labour times. With just one click, technicians can s... Read More ›
February 3rd, 2023

Dacia Spring named Green NCAP’s Best Car of 2022

Green NCAP has announced that the overall winner of 2022 for the car with the lowest impact on the environment as the Dacia Spring.  Read More ›
February 3rd, 2023

Inductor Innovations offers Agri & Marine flexibility

The use of induction heating in vehicle servicing and repairs has grown immensely in recent years with induction heating tools from Inductor Innovations at the forefront of the gro... Read More ›
February 3rd, 2023

The importance of checking TVDs

Global aftermarket solutions and services provider Continental has offered some important advice on regularly checking TVDs. In many vehicle models, torsional vibration dampers (TV... Read More ›
February 3rd, 2023

SATA shares benefits of its air fed masks

Whilst SATA are well known as premium spray gun manufacturers the company is also an innovator in the field of PPE.   Read More ›
February 3rd, 2023

January car sales figures released

January figures announced by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the month were up 9.4% (27,364) when compared to January 2022 (25,01... Read More ›
February 2nd, 2023

New Heavy-duty HGV hub puller from Laser Tools

New to the Laser Tools’ range of specialist HGV tools, is an adjustable hub puller, designed to allow the operator to pull off HGV wheel hubs in a controlled manner.  &... Read More ›
February 1st, 2023

Irish company develops new EV and heat pump innovation

Irish technology company EVHACS has announced the successful rolling out and testing of its innovative new product on the Irish market over the winter. EVHACS, is the world’s... Read More ›
February 1st, 2023

New Niterra Logo

Following on from last year’s announcement regarding its upcoming English name change to ‘Niterra’, NGK SPARK PLUG has revealed its new Group and Corporate Logo.... Read More ›
February 1st, 2023

Keeping a classic Golf on the road

An interesting case came through the Helpline recently, for a 1999 Volkswagen Golf 1.8i that had a misfire. Read More ›
January 31st, 2023

Toyota Aygo - Wiring failure

When the customer bought this 2015 Toyota Aygo 1.0 VVTi in to me, the engine was running ok, but the engine management light was glowing brightly, indicating a problem. Read More ›
January 31st, 2023

64 new to range additions from Blue Print

Parts specialist Blue Print continues to make new to range additions to its extensive range with these new products targeted to meet the latest needs of Irish garages.   Read More ›
January 27th, 2023

UK Car production hits 66 year low

Official figures for 2022 show that UK car production sank to its lowest level in over 60 years with just 775,014 units produced. This is the lowest figure since 1956, when it was... Read More ›
January 27th, 2023

Will car sales bounce back in 2023?

New car sales in Ireland have been in a state of flux since the start of the Covid Pandemic and last year only just broke the 100,000 sales barrier, compared to pre-covid levels, i... Read More ›
January 26th, 2023

Craig Frohock joins Dayco as new aftermarket/belt CEO

Leading engine product and drive systems manufacturer, Dayco has announced that Craig Frohock has joined the company’s Aftermarket and Belts division as Chief Executive Offic... Read More ›
January 26th, 2023

Workshops give a warm welcome to NGK Academy

Ignition and sensor specialist NGK’s new online training initiative is proving a big hit with workshops.  Read More ›
January 26th, 2023

Ford in talks to sell plant to Chinese EV giant BYD

Carmaker Ford is in negotiations with Chinese electric car maker BYD about a potential sale of its Saarlouis factory in Germany, which currently produces the Focus. It is also asse... Read More ›
January 25th, 2023