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Garages need support beyond Energy Bill Relief Scheme, says IGA

Workshops can expect winter energy bills to be half the level predicted but more is needed to help independents Following the announcement of the government’s...

HELLA develops series production-ready key components for all-electric steer-by-wire system

Steer-by-wire system enables steering to be adjusted to specific driver or situation Automotive supplier HELLA, which operates under the umbrella brand FORVIA, is, with other...

NGK riders fighting for Speedway honours

Battle for place on the rostrum in 2022 FIM Speedway World Championship continues NGK-sponsored riders are still battling for a place on the rostrum in...

IAAF launches new ‘Academy’ to support aftermarket growth

Key focus for IAAF Academy will be engaging with schools, colleges and universities The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has launched a new training academy,...

UK driving behaviours changing due to cost-of-living crisis, survey finds

74 per cent of drivers are using their car differently to save money With the cost-of-living crisis becoming more embedded, a nationwide survey commissioned by...

Arnott reports on successful Automechanika Frankfurt

New parts and new logo unveiled Arnott was present at Automechanika Frankfurt 2022 displaying a broad range of high-quality air suspension parts. With a wide variety...

NGK appoints new key accounts manager

Simon Robson takes responsibility for number of NGK’s key aftermarket customer groups Ignition and sensor specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd has appointed Simon Robson...

Yuasa launches YCX smart battery chargers and maintainers

New range extends battery life and maintains performance Yuasa has launched a brand-new range of fully automatic YCX smart battery chargers and maintainers at Automechanika...

New OSRAM and Ring workshop solutions van sales manager appointed

Technicians advised to contact local distributor to arrange visit OSRAM and Ring has appointed a new Workshop Solutions Van Sales Manager, Ehsan Ali, after receiving...

Subaru celebrates 50th anniversary of its all-wheel drive system

AWD models currently account for 98 per cent of Subaru’s global sales Subaru Corporation is celebrating its 50th anniversary sine the debut of its All-Wheel...

Workshop energy cost support service launched by IGA

Garage energy audit surveys energy output for possible savings The Independent Garage Association (IGA) is launching a new service to help members assess and reduce...

Drivers struggling with maintenance costs for an aging car parc, fast fit boss warns

Motorists are driving older cars but struggling with maintenance costs as household budgets are squeezed The UK’s cost-of-living crisis is creating “a risk to road...

Arnott launches new logo

New logo to make its debut at Automechanika Frankfurt in hall 4.0 stand E70 Air suspension specialist, Arnott has unveiled a new logo. Founded over 30...

NGK introduces new NTK Lambda sensors catalogue

43 new additions to increase vehicle parc coverage by 2.1 million NGK has published a new NTK Lambda sensors catalogue. The lambda sensors catalogue 2022/23 comprises...

BMW and Mini models to get ‘vegan interiors’ from 2023

Leather replacement reduces CO2e emissions by 85 per cent The BMW Group is to launch its first vehicles featuring completely vegan interiors in 2023. The reduction...

GS Yuasa names ‘Pop Bang Colour’ as brand ambassador

Yuasa branding to appear on artist’s clothing and in promotional materials Renowned for creating artwork using radio-controlled cars, Ian Cook, better known as ‘Pop Bang...

IGA urges government to protect small businesses from rising energy costs

Review rising costs for small businesses and implement financial support package to protect small businesses and jobs, IGA calls for The Independent Garage Association (IGA)...

EV drivers at risk from unqualified recovery agents with ‘a truck and tow hook’,...

BSI Safe Working of Vehicle Breakdown Management System Specification qualification key for EV recovery Breakdown provider Start Rescue has warned motorists running modern EVs on...

Delphi Technologies’ video highlights evolution of first-to market brake parts

Latest video contains unique insights into its brake product evolution A new two-minute video released by Delphi Technologies neatly illustrates how it offers first-to-market brake...

GS Yuasa micro brochure to cut paper waste at Automechanika

QR codes directs readers to more information GS Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd have unveiled a new micro brochure for Automechanika Frankfurt 2022. The pocket-sized product will...

Drunk man thought he was a mechanic but damaged car on garage forecourt

Ordered to pay compensation after trying to start car with jump leads A drunk man damaged the electrics of a vehicle in North Yorkshire after...

Range Rover named as least reliable used car

Audi, Bentley, BMW, Mazda and Porsche models also in bottom ten Land Rover’s Range Rover has been listed as the most unreliable used car, according...

NGK-backed Charlie still fighting for US championship

World Final meeting to be held at Portimao on November 2-4 NGK Ambassador Charlie Martin sits in third position in the 2022 Lamborghini Super Trofeo...

EV Ready tickets on sale for garages seeking aftermarket guidance amid industry shift

January event to demonstrate EV opportunities for UK's independent garages Tickets have gone on sale for the UK’s first ever independent garage event dedicated to...

BG Automotive unveils expanded product range

New references added every month to ensure most recent applications are covered Automotive aftermarket supplier BG Automotive has expanded its product offering with 13 new...

OE-matching at its best: GSF Car Parts responds to cost-of-living crisis with DR!VE+ Filters

Greater choice of filters for cash-strapped customers – without risking quality GSF Car Parts has confirmed that its branches are now fully stocked with DR!VE+...

Alternators: What can go wrong and how to fix it

DENSO publishes technical troubleshooting guidance DENSO is a true pioneer of starter and alternator technology and is now the world’s largest original equipment (OE) manufacturer...

Aerobatic team creates Yuasa logo above Sywell Aerodrome

Enormous Yuasa logo made as part of a one-off air display World famous aerobatic team The Blades have completed a special mission for their key...

OSRAM launches ‘fully loaded’ 12V and 24V bulb cabinets

Stock up to 178 of OSRAM OE-quality bulbs Aftermarket lighting specialist OSRAM has launched two new 12V and 24V bulb cabinets, fully loaded with the...

Honda celebrates 25 years of its Civic Type R

Continuous refinement delivers "the ultimate front-engine, front-wheel drive experience" Honda’s iconic Civic is celebrating two anniversaries this year: 50 years of continuous production and 25...