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One in five cars has over 100,000 miles on-the-clock

UK car parc age is increasing with 80 per cent of cars being between six and 10 years old, insurance data shows More than one...

Electric vehicle demand could see spike in shipping fires, insurance firm warns

Fire containment systems on older ships "not designed" to cope with chemical fires Increased demand for electric vehicles could see a wave of shipping fires,...

Ring Automotive launches new professional smart chargers

Further charging and jump starting product launches to be added later this year Ring has expanded its SmartCharge product range with two new chargers to...

GS Yuasa donates waterproofs and wellies to schools

Battery manufacturer supports newly founded campaign Pupils up and down the country were treated to a new set of outdoor clothing thanks to GS Yuasa...

Cost of living crisis affecting seven in ten drivers

More than one third of drivers have cut down on car journeys since beginning of the year The cost of living crisis is affecting the...

New Delphi Technologies Academy pass-thru training empowers technicians with dealer-level diagnostic capability

BlueTech Vehicle Communication Interface (VCI) is a powerful, universal interface which enables pass-thru functionality Delphi Technologies is literally giving independents the tools to grow its...

April new car market declines 15.8 per cent

Plug-in cars anticipated to account for more than a quarter of market in 2022 UK new car registrations fell by 15.8 per cent to 119,167...

Rogue car dealer ordered to pay thousands over ‘dangerous’ car

Dealer admitted to false advertising and selling a dangerous vehicle A rogue car dealer who sold a car which broke down 20 minutes after being...

Ring Automotive adds ‘rapid power’ jump starters to range

200 and 300-amp output through 30W power delivery allows devices to take on large amounts of power in shorter timeframe Ring Automotive has launched the...

Vast majority of British drivers struggle with basic car maintenance, research shows

11 million drivers admit they wouldn't feel confident changing a wheel Three in four (76 per cent) of Brits have admitted to struggling with performing...

Schaeffler supports aftermarket’s future at IMI Automotive event at Lincoln College

E-mobility solutions revealed and current technology re-emphasised Schaeffler and its REPXPERT team joined a number of other aftermarket suppliers at the IMI Automotive Intro event...

Lambert is top NGK rider in Speedway GP opener

All riders sport NGK logo when racing 500cc bikes Britain’s Robert Lambert was the pick of NGK’s all-star line-up of riders at the first Grand...

Petition opposing dangerous two-year MOT plans gains momentum

Garage owner launches petition to scrap plans to reduce MOT frequency A petition calling for the scrapping of plans to reduce the frequency of MOT tests is...

Electric vehicle ‘range anxiety’ doesn’t match reality, AA president says

Percentage of ‘out of charge’ breakdown callouts has halved in two years Potential EV owners should not be put off by concerns over ‘range anxiety’,...

Global supply challenges wipe 100,000 cars from UK’s automotive output, SMMT reports

Sector calls for measures to shore up UK’s global competitiveness and secure the UK supply-chain as manufacturing costs soar UK car manufacturing declined 32.4 per...

Rapid growth to see BG Automotive move to new headquarters

160,000ft² of additional space will help streamline supply while improving speed, efficiency and accuracy of orders BG Automotive is set to move to its new,...

Joint venture of HELLA and MINTH opens second production plant in China

New plant serves further increasing demand for radomes, illuminated logos and lidar covers HELLA MINTH Jiaxing Automotive Parts Co. Ltd, a joint venture of the...

Department for Transport launches trial to banish loud engines and exhausts

Transport Secretary encourages MPs across England and Wales to run trials in their local area A search for Britain’s noisiest streets has been launched by...

NGK riders ready for 2022 World Speedway Championship

Ignition and sensor specialist is backing triple World Champion Tai Woffinden Speedway supporter NGK’s all-star line-up of riders will be competing in the first Grand...

Annual MOT could be scrapped, Transport Secretary suggests in bid to cut cost of...

Frequency of MOTs could be changed to every two years "to ease" the cost of living crisis Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps has suggested relaxing the...

Huge demand for first post lockdown REPXPERT Academy training event

More than 200 technicians and garage owners pre-register for Bridgend event Schaeffler’s plans to relaunch its REPXPERT Academy roadshows have been given a major boost,...

ZF’s Global Remanufacturing Initiatives Support Sustainability Commitment

Thanks to remanufacturing, ZF can reduce its global CO2 emissions by 12,444 tons per year In recognition of Global Remanufacturing Day, ZF confirmed its continued...

BTCC legend Gordon Shedden gets set for another championship bid as GS Yuasa ambassador

Forthcoming BTCC season sees introduction of hybrid technology for the first time Triple British Touring Car Champion, Gordon ‘Flash’ Shedden is set to continue his...

NGK ambassador Charlie Martin to race in the USA

2022 Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America championship begins at Laguna Seca circuit on April 29 to May 1 NGK Ambassador Charlie Martin will contest the...

Aftermarket pushes for inclusion in MP’s vehicle tampering debate

Proposed shake-up would create new offences for tampering with a system, part or component of road-going vehicles The government is being urged not to discriminate...

OSRAM driving lights shine bright in BBC Speedshop episode

12 powerful, high-performance long-life LEDs OSRAM’s lighting range is in the spotlight as part of a mountain rescue-equipped Land Rover Defender feature on the BBC...

Fire risk prompts UK recall of 10,000 Volkswagen Group hybrid cars

Insufficiently insulated high-voltage battery linked to 16 incidents involving fires Around 10,000 Audi, VW, Cupra Seat and Skoda plug-in hybrids (PHEV) are being recalled over...

HELLA develops Skoda Enyaq iV lighting

131 LEDs illuminate the vertical ribs to create a striking crystal effect HELLA has developed a comprehensive lighting package for the Enyaq iV together with...

NGK publishes new motorcycle applications catalogue

Includes 297-part numbers with 41 new motorcycle applications and three additions for all-terrain vehicles Motorcycle racing legend John McGuinness is featured on the front cover...

Ring Automotive welcomes new area sales manager

New appointment to oversee management of Ring's aftermarket accounts across south of England Ring Automotive has appointed Ben Johnson as its new area sales manager. Ben’s...