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Ford to build EV components in UK

Carmaker renews commitment to have 100 per cent of its passenger vehicles and two-thirds of its commercial vehicle sales to be EV by 2030 Ford...

Delphi Technologies’ BlueTech VCI diagnostics to make public debut at Autoinform Live

Autoinform Live set to take place on November 6-7 in Wolverhampton Delphi Technologies’ new diagnostic solution, BlueTech VCI, will make its public debut at the...

Cost is biggest reason for youngsters not taking driving lessons

Car running costs among the biggest turn-offs for 17 to 24-year-olds With the number of young people getting behind the wheel now declining, research conducted...

Automotive bulbs bringing more opportunities than ever before

Replacement car bulbs are one of the fastest moving and profitable product lines in the aftermarket Replacement car bulbs are one of the fastest moving...

OESAA urges technicians to sign up to Autoinform Live with ‘limited spaces’ available

Original equipment manufacturers and industry ambassadors to host weekend event The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) is urging technicians to snap up tickets for...

GS Yuasa traction range gains momentum for European market

Coverage for all makes and models providing reliable power and hassle-free performance GS Yuasa have announced the launch of a new range of traction batteries...

TyreSafe releases free assets for garages to promote tyre safety

Tyre Safety Month reminds motorists of the crucial role tyres play for safe and effective braking and cornering during TyreSafe, a UK charity dedicated to...

Ring responds to MOT demand

UK warehouse stocked and ready to support workshops Ring Automotive has responded to the MOT rush season by bolstering its availability of lighting products at...

ZF invests in Oxbotica to deploy autonomous passenger shuttles in major cities

Partnership agreement to develop level 4 self-driving system for autonomous shuttles to transport people and goods ZF is systematically expanding its expertise in the future...

Gritter driver shortage could see roads become more dangerous this winter

Major routes likely to be prioritised over rural roads, reports suggest Motorists are being warned of more dangerous roads this winter because of a shortage...

NGK-sponsored Wolverhampton Wolves crash out of Speedway’s Premiership play-offs

NGK Spark Plugs logo featured on team riders’ race suits NGK-sponsored Wolverhampton Wolves crashed out of Speedway’s Premiership play-offs at the semi-final stage with a...

Suspended sentence for drunk mechanic who took and crashed customer’s car

Mercedes in for body and brake work but ended up colliding with another vehicle in head-on crash after being taken from workshop A mechanic who...

New FERODO pads to bridges gap between braking performance and comfort

Launch follows three years of intensive research and development FERODO has announced that it has introduced innovative automotive brake pads to bridge the gap between...

Schaeffler announces major update to REPXPERT workshop portal

Complete overhaul to bring major changes and considerable benefits for UK technicians With its reputation for putting the needs of aftermarket professionals first, Schaeffler continues...

Delphi launches new BlueTech VCI for “state-of-the-art diagnostics”

Expanded vehicle coverage, additional functionality, and integrated training support Delphi Technologies Aftermarket; a brand of BorgWarner Inc, grows its diagnostic portfolio with an innovative, easy...

Ring launches Xenon200 bulb

New upgrade bulbs launching in Ring’s newly designed 100 per cent recyclable packaging As the nation returns to normality, more people are heading on staycations...

Six in 10 young people prefer car subscription over ownership, research suggests

Emerging trend for subscription cars sees all costs bundled into one monthly payment New research by Volkswagen Financial Services UK has found that 61 per...

NGK set to exhibit at Mechanex Sandown Park

Latest NGK initiatives to be revealed to stand 82 visitors on November 9 - 10 Ignition and sensor specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd is...

Yuasa sails to success in Flying Dutchman World Championships

Bid for Flying Dutchman class will continue in April at seventh edition of the Yuasa-sponsored regatta GS Yuasa is celebrating a successful campaign in the...

Police stop battered Dacia seen travelling on M6

Vehicle deemed unroadworthy and driver ordered to carry out repairs Police have pulled over a driver after spotting a smashed-up car travelling on the M6. Officers...

Garages asked to encourage customers to bring MOT test forward in bid to help...

DVSA releases new graphics, social media posts and an email template for testing stations The DVSA has updated its ‘MOT toolkit for garages’ to help...

NGK backs calls for workshops to maximise MOT opportunity

Thousands of vehicles will fail MOT on emissions leading to increased demand for Lambda sensor replacement, NGK claims NGK has reiterated its call for UK...

Less than four per cent of EV breakdowns in 2020 were for “out of...

Tyres and 12V starting battery top two causes of EV breakdowns Almost all UK drivers overestimate the number of breakdowns as a result of problems...

Schaeffler launches FAG steering and suspension programme

New range of parts added to FAG brand Schaeffler, the renowned and respected original equipment (OE) component and system manufacturer, has introduced a comprehensive steering...

Autotech Training cuts the cost of EV training

New IMI Electric Hybrid Vehicle training bundle covers levels 2 - 4 Autotech Training has created an electric vehicle training bundle which will save attendees...

Two in five cars being driven with damage

44 per cent have cars have some form of damage Some 14 million cars are being driven in Britain with some form of damage, a...

Ivor Searle adds Ford Transit Connect application to remanufactured gearbox range

Supplied with 12-month unlimited mileage parts and labour warranty Remanufacturer Ivor Searle has added the manual transmission for the Ford Transit Connect compact panel van...

The Parts Alliance Appoints Mark Eburne As New President And COO

Entrepreneurial business leader with extensive board experience takes pivotal role LEADING automotive parts distributor The Parts Alliance has appointed Mark Eburne as its new President...

Garages warned of new High Court bailiff scam

Recent cases reported in Lincoln, Bradford and Swansea, Independent Garage Association says Garage owners have been advised to be wary of a sophisticated new scam...

ZF Aftermarket shapes new era of collaboration

Sustainable processes and technologies for "green aftermarket" to be prioritised ZF Aftermarket is set to “shape a new era of collaboration” as it reveals new...