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Delphi Technologies host UK garage competition

BorgWarner brand to be partner supporter of 2023 Top Garage and Top Technician Delphi Technologies, a brand of BorgWarner Inc, will be a partner supporter...

NGK unveils Niterra logo

Name change to ‘Niterra’ takes place in April 2023 Following on from last year’s announcement regarding its upcoming English name change to ‘Niterra’, NGK Spark...

IGA calls for extension to MOT 4-1-1 consultation

Six-weeks is not long enough to provide DfT with comprehensive road safety evidence, IGA says The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has written to the Department...

BG Automotive prepares for 2023 steering and suspension demand

More than one million BGA steering and suspension components were shipped in 2022 BG Automotive’s (BGA) product development team has identified 24 steering and suspension...

Schaeffler REPXPERT popular online ‘Tea-break Training’ returns in March

Zoom-based Tea-break Training to be held over two sessions on 1 March, 2023 The Schaeffler REPXPERT team will be back in front of the cameras...

Delphi Technologies launches ‘Masters of Motion’

New hub hosts informative content including ‘How To’ videos, infographics, articles, tips, training resources and advice Delphi Technologies, a brand of BorgWarner Inc, has launched...

NTK extends EGR valve range

45 new references added to NTK brand last March in phase one of UK launch of EGR valves NGK has added to its EGR valve...

The Motor Ombudsman’s online Knowledge Base posts a record number of views in 2022

More than 640,000 article views across 10 categories in 2022, marking highest ever volume recorded on the information portal in a single year The Motor...

MOT tester fined £1,300 for issuing fraudulent certificates

He issued MOT certificates to seven vehicles without performing a test in order to make a financial gain An MOT tester has been slapped with...

New video highlights what sets DENSO Hybrid wiper blades apart

Intensive research and use of quality materials makes them quieter and more efficient DENSO boasts years of wiper blade expertise, producing blades for vehicle manufacturers...

Delphi Technologies nominated for training award

Industry event to take place on Thursday 9 February at Manchester’s Lowry Hotel Delphi Technologies, a brand of BorgWarner Inc, has been nominated for ‘Training...

Pothole-related breakdowns leap during last three months of 2022

20 breakdowns a day for damaged shock absorbers, broken suspension springs and distorted wheels RAC patrols attended nearly a quarter (23%) more breakdowns where potholes...

Thousands of drivers being ‘blinded’ by headlights that are too ‘bright’

If they’re not angled properly there’s every chance you’re going to get blinded, RAC warns The majority of drivers think some or most car headlights...

Now’s time for independent garages to consider EV, industry experts say

Battery electric vehicles become UK’s second most popular powertrain, overtaking diesel Independent garage owners are being urged to act now as the UK’s shift towards...

Delphi Technologies set for EV Ready show

Brand to demonstrate how to safely power down and start work on a typical EV at event Delphi Technologies, a brand of BorgWarner Inc, is...

Prison for mechanic who sold parts to customers but never sent them

He began targeting customers just weeks after being made the subject of a community order for similar offences A mechanic has been found to have...

Rising costs to be “biggest operational challenge” for repairers in 2023, Motor Ombudsman survey...

90% of independent garages and franchise dealer workshops expect rising operational costs, taxes and energy bills to be biggest challenge A Motor Ombudsman poll of...

HELLA brings FlatLight technology into series production as daytime running light

Series production starts in 2025 as lighting concept is successfully transferred from rear combination lamp to front Automotive supplier HELLA, operating under the umbrella of...

Battery electric vehicles become Britain’s second most popular powertrain in 2022

BEV surpasses diesel for the first time to become second most popular powertrain after petrol Battery electric vehicle registrations surpassed diesel for the first time...

Highest rating in climate change for Denso

DENSO receives highest rating in Climate Change and Water Security by environmental reporting charity, CDP The DENSO Corporation has been selected as an A-List company in the assessment of environmental initiatives...

IGA welcomes report highlighting independent garage sector as key to UK’s EV future

Likely shortage of 25,000 EV trained technicians by 2030 unless the government acts, report warns The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has welcomed the spotlight shone...

DENSO updates passenger car and LCV wiper blade catalogue

Covers around 95 per cent of the European vehicle parc In addition to wiper blade styles, sizes and applications, following the production of a recent...

HELLA to pay “special dividend” following sale of HBPO share

Special dividend to be €2.61 per share Against the background of the decision to exit the HBPO joint venture, the Management of HELLA GmbH Co....

Drivers to embark on 20m getaway trips this side of Christmas

Drivers urged to check vehicles are ready for the road Drivers are set to make an estimated 19.6m separate trips by car to see friends...

Independent garages hungry for EV support, EV Ready ticket sales show

Electric vehicle industry experts to explain the opportunities and how workshops can transition into an electrified era Tickets for EV Ready, the UK’s first ever independent...

RMI Academy of Automotive Skills opens fifth training site in Cheltenham

MOT, electric vehicle and technical training courses available from February at new training centre The RMI Academy of Automotive Skills is opening a new training...

Forum on Automotive Aftermarket Sustainability to establish ‘working groups’

Newly formed FAAS seeks industry experts for working groups The Forum on Automotive Aftermarket Sustainability (FAAS) has been founded to ensure “a more sustainable aftermarket”. The...

NGK talks winter glow plug replacement

Always install on to the taper seat by hand do not over tighten the glow plug, technicians advised Glow plug replacement should be part of...

Britain to run out of electric vehicle mechanics by 2030, think-tank warns

Number of skilled technicians to service EVs is not keeping pace with the growth, it says Britain will run out of technicians to service the...

Chip-based headlamp technology further developed by HELLA

SSL HD headlamp system to be on roads by 2025 HELLA, the automotive supplier operating under the FORVIA umbrella brand, continues to expand its market...