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Here’s what to look for in your next garage job

Autotech Recruit reveals what technicians should be looking for to progress their career. Automotive recruitment specialist, Autotech Recruit...

“No such thing” as a zero-emission vehicle, warn scientists following brake pollution study

Tail pipe emissions account for seven per cent of traffic pollution with the rest emitted from tyre, clutch, brake and road wear

Valeo unveils autonomous, electric delivery droid

Laser scanners, cameras, radars and ultrasonic sensors detect surroundings of electric pod Valeo has this week unveiled its...

Lesjöfors acquires Metrol Springs Ltd in the UK

The company has a diversified customer base in the UK, Europe, the US, and Asia, serving industrial and automotive customers.

Electric vehicle training for emergency services to reduce risks of new hazards

Fire brigades receive intensive hands-on training from ZF Aftermarket. ZF Aftermarket has launched an intensive hands-on training course...

New car registrations at lowest level since 2013, official data shows

Industry calls for measures to increase uptake of latest low emission vehicles. The UK’s new car market declined...

Brake dust particle filter among latest innovations from MANN+HUMMEL

Passive brake dust particle fits onto brake caliper to trap brake emissions MANN+HUMMEL has presented a number of...

Dealership accused of misleading man over condition of £390K Porsche 911

Billionaire suing Coys of Kensington for Breach of contract and breach of warranty. Exotic vehicle auction house, Coys...

BG Automotive announces latest new-to-range parts

Highlights of range expansion include timing chain kits, CV joints and sealing products. BG Automotive, a supplier of...

Yuasa announces ‘win a bike’ competition winners

Prizes total more than £25,000 given away in promotion. Battery manufacturer and OE supplier to top motorcycle brands,...

Video: Swan smashes van windscreen while coming into land

Bird remains unharmed despite shattering glass and leaving driver in shock. A video has emerged of the frightening...

Recovery and repair firm fined over death of mechanic

Cable reel drum jack used to support vehicle was not appropriate for the job, deems Health and Safety Executive.

Garage speaks out following “hard-hitting” Trading Standards sting

Family behind Binley Woods urges independents to check quality control processes after being forced to pay £11,150. The...

REPXPERT Academy LIVE: Registrations open for Basingstoke College event

Roadshow continues with second training day to be held on 25 January 2020. Following a resoundingly successful debut...

Autotech Recruit MD reveals how he came to supply temp workshop cover

Skills shortage to remain "for at least another decade" says Gavin White. Autotech Recruit’s managing director, Gavin White...

Yuasa issues cold weather battery warning

"Always check the battery" kit produces quick, accurate results. Over a half a million batteries are replaced by...

Commitment to quality shows as GW Views visits Ivor Searle

Core product offering continues to grow for independent garages seeking value without compromising quality. Following the recent launch...

Number of misguided motorists that avoid servicing over cost fears is “alarming”

Half of UK drivers worry about unexpected car bills, survey finds. Millions of motorists are avoiding car maintenance...

Ben Ball raises more than £87,000 for automotive industry support

2019 Christmas ball was held at London's Roundhouse on December 11. Hundreds of people from the automotive community...

MANN+HUMMEL appoints new board of management

Kurk Wilks succeeds Werner Lieberherr after leaving in October by mutual agreement. The supervisory board of MANN+HUMMEL has...

Polybush reports on successful Classic Motor Show

Enthusiasts flock to find out more about Polyurethane suspension bushes. Polybush has exhibited at the Classic Motor show...

Porsche parts gang jailed for over 50 years for violent armed robbery at Leeds...

Garage owner tied-up, pistol whipped, hit with a machete and told he would be shot during targeted raid.

Replace head bolts every time they’re removed, advises BG Automotive

Many garages are still failing to replace head bolts, risking engine damage and failiure. Workshops are advised to...

Fire risk prompts BMW to extend diesel recall again

A further 232,000 BMWs are now being recalled worldwide. BMW has extended its diesel car recall again over...

Ring releases lithium jump starter with ‘rapid recharge tech’

New tool expected to be popular among mobile mechanics, roadside technicians and garage owners. Lighting and automotive aftermarket...

Valeo reveals strength in vehicle electrification and ADAS with new tech platforms

Firm set to increase average parts per vehicle and deepen resilience in face of "an uncertain market environment".

ZF Aftermarket celebrates motorsport connection under its Sachs brand

New brand ambassadors campaign features famous racing drivers. ZF Aftermarket has teamed up with three global names in...

Trader tries selling private plate without admitting it belonged to Jimmy Savile

Personalised 'JS 247' plate was registered to number of Savile's Rolls-Royces before he died in 2011. A trader...

The Parts Alliance’s winter trade show praised by customers as “a fantastic opportunity”

The Parts Alliance’s final trade show for 2019 has been praised by customers for presenting a “fantastic opportunity” to interact with suppliers and...

Motorists warned against buying car parts online

Garage and factor owners urged to be even more vigilant in light of a surge in counterfeits. Vehicle...
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