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MG5 EV owners told not to use roof rack over fears it could be...

Carmaker unable to confirm if factory-fitted roof rails are safe for use Owners of the new MG5 EV have been left baffled after marketing brochure...

Delphi highlights 2020 first-to-market brake pad achievements

Brand gearing up to provide a full-service solution for a new electrified car parc in 2021 Despite 2020 being an unprecedented year for the global...

ADAS training needed to ensure it’s not a hazard, road safety charity warns

Advanced driver assistance systems are dangerous unless used correctly but awareness remains low Vehicle manufacturers, dealerships, DVSA and driving instructors should include a comprehensive lesson...

Valeo to reveal top five causes of a leaking concentric slave cylinder in webinar

Live training to cover best practices to avoid warranty related problems Valeo is set to host a webinar to reveal the top five causes of...

Current lockdown car use at similar levels to May 2020

Eight per cent more breakdowns handled over first four days of January compared to same period in previous years Car use by drivers in the...

Next REPXPERT live ‘tea-break training’ event dates confirmed

LuK training to cover latest clutch technology later this month Schaeffler’s REPXPERT technical training team has confirmed its schedule for its programme of live ‘tea-break...

Illegal tyres common on UK roads, data shows

One in four drivers on the roads with a defective tyre Tyre failure rates increased by up to three per cent between 2019 and 2020...

Computer chip shortage halts car production for growing number of carmakers

Audi, Honda, Toyota and Volkswagen among brands disrupted by global supply chain issues Some of the world’s biggest carmakers, including Toyota and Volkswagen, have been...

Guide: Vauxhall Zafira clutch replacement

REPXPERT step-by-step guide talks GW readers through the process This month, REPXPERT’s Alistair Mason replaced the clutch assembly in a 2013 Vauxhall Zafira 1.7 CDTI,...

Man caught red-handed dumping tyres fined £400

Covert CCTV cameras caught the offender in the act A man who fly-tipped worn-out tyres in Harborough, Leicestershire has been fined £400 after he was...

NGK’s BoxClever loyalty scheme offers incentive to fit glow plugs

Fifty prize points for each purchase in February instead of usual twenty Ignition specialist NGK is making it even more rewarding for UK workshops to...

Volkswagen confirm update for Golf 8 software glitch

More than 7,000 UK models affected by issue with infotainment system and reversing camera tech Volkswagen has announced a ‘voluntary software update’ to fix problems...

Motorists told to keep on top of MOTs and servicing during current lockdown

MOT, servicing and repair garages permitted as essential retail and can remain open in lockdown Motorists are being advised to keep their vehicles serviced and...

Delphi highlights 2020 first-to-market brake pad achievements

Brand gearing up to provide a full-service solution for a new electrified car parc in 2021 Despite 2020 being an unprecedented year for the global...

ADAS cars mistake Somerset cattle grid for solid wall

"Number of incidents of cars leaving the road", Council says Somerset County Council has spent £70,000 to redesign a stretch of road after a number...

GS Yuasa partners with OddBalls for testicular cancer awareness

Profits from hat sales to go to The OddBalls Foundation GS Yuasa is calling on everyone to help raise awareness of testicular cancer having announced...

Ivor Searle adds Peugeot, Citroen and DS Automobiles applications to gearbox range

1.2 and 1.6 litre petrol engines added to range for PSA Group brands Remanufacturer Ivor Searle has added manual transmissions for the popular Peugeot 207...

RAC employee sentenced after sharing personal data

Woman compiled lists of accident data before unlawfully transferring it to claims management firm An RAC employee has been sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment, suspended...

Standard shocks not good enough for vans and light trucks, experts warn

Monroe Van-Magnum shocks engineered to meet unique requirements of today’s hardest working vehicles The explosion of eCommerce and consumers’ increased demand for convenient delivery and...

Valeo to host clutch hydraulic systems webinar

Live training to provide overview of Valeo hydraulic clutch release system and will later be available on-demand Valeo is set to host a clutch hydraulics...

Chop shop ‘gang’ ordered to pay back £1million after stealing 117 cars

Parts were used to patch-up insurance write-offs before selling them on for profit One of the UK’s largest car ‘chop shop’ gangs has been ordered...

Garages permitted to remain open during latest lockdown

New 'stay at home' order for England and Scotland does not affect workshops but DVSA not yet ruled out MOT extension A new lockdown ordering...

First REPXPERT live ‘tea-break training’ sessions to take place this month

Virtual live training to take place on January 12 and 13 Schaeffler’s REPXPERT technical training team is to host its first 'tea-break training’ session later...

MOT security cards to be phased out

DVSA app to be introduced from early 2021 will generate login code for MOT testing service authentication The DVSA is to phase out its MOT...

GS Yuasa launches free online COVID-19 and battery training for workshops

Course aims to help garages combat rise of battery failure as a result of reduced lockdown usage GS Yuasa has launched a coronavirus-specific training course...

Honda to recall 78,000 CR-V over window switch short circuiting fears

Carmaker aware of 23 fires linked to the issue and 87 related cases of “thermal events” Honda is to recall around 78,000 CR-V models in...

ZF Presents Middleware and Establishes Global Software Center

Is a 'software defined car' much more than a 'smartphone on wheels'? The vehicle of the future will feature high levels of networking and automation...

DVSA announces changes to disciplinary sanctions

Points system to be replaced with new sanction levels from 11 January, 2021 The DVSA is to replace traditional disciplinary points with predetermined sanctions from...

More than 100M Monroe shock absorbers produced every year

Brand is OE choice to one in every five new passenger vehicles Monroe, part of DRiVTM Incorporated, a Tenneco business and a leading global aftermarket...

NGK-sponsored Chrissy Rouse signs with new team for 2021

Motorcycle ace set to defend Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship title NGK-sponsored motorcycle ace Chrissy Rouse will defend his Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship title...