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REPXPERT ‘back on track packs’ earn Schaeffler IAAF Outstanding Supplier Award

Some 2,000 garages received COVID support pack and a further 3,000 received an OESAA follow-up pack The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has awarded Schaeffler...

UK’s first Electric Forecourt opens in Essex

UK-wide network of over 100 Electric Forecourts powered by net zero carbon energy The UK’s first Electric Forecourt has opened for business near Braintree, Essex,...

Aston Martin to continue making combustion engines beyond 2030 ban

Pure ICE Aston Martins will continue to be made available after the UK's ban on new petrol and diesel engines, brand's chairman says Aston Martin...

Get equipped for the cold season with the new MANN-FILTER FreciousPlus

MANN+HUMMEL urge drivers to change their cabin filter as weather turns colder The current situation with COVID-19 and the fact that airborne transmission is one...

Osram launches white LED range for automotive ambient lighting

New addition boats wide colour temperature range from 2700 to 6500 Kelvin Car interiors are undergoing a fundamental image change leading to corresponding effects on...

November brings further decline for new car market

Market suffers £1.3 billion revenue hit with 42,840 fewer new cars joining British roads last month The UK new car market again saw a decline...

What England’s new tier system means for garages

Vast majority of England to face two toughest levels of restrictions but 'COVID-secure' garages can remain open The government has set out its new coronavirus...

Thousands of cars for sale online with ‘hidden past’, investigation reveals

Review of popular second-hand car website reveals thousands of written-off cars are being sold without disclosure A review of vehicles for sale on a popular...

MANN+HUMMEL proposes to close Wolverhampton manufacturing facility

Closure would see all manufacturing relocated within European MANN+HUMMEL network The MANN+HUMMEL Group is proposing to close its main manufacturing facility at Hilton Cross Business...

Osram expands LED driving and working light range

New front and rear lighting options added Osram is expanding its product portfolio of LEDriving driving and working lights by 17 models. Sammr Nasrallah-Goldberg, head of...

DVSA “will continue to change”, says its new chief executive

Gareth Llewellyn to step down at the end of 2020 The DVSA has appointed Loveday Ryder as its new chief executive. Loveday Ryder, who takes up...

Video: Garage owner launches legal action against Google over ‘fake’ reviews

Search engine refuses to remove series of malicious reviews despite evidence, business owner says The owner of a car sales business in Essex is taking...

GS Yuasa Academy gets IMI accreditation

More than 20 online battery training courses with video content and downloadable support material GS Yuasa Academy has become the first battery training program to...

Servicesure extends warranty programme with ‘Oilsure’ in conjunction with Comma

National garage chain Servicesure has launched Oilsure, an industry-leading oil warranty programme in partnership with global lubricants and chemicals specialist Comma. Oilsure now gives Servicesure members...

New ADAS kit expands Delphi Technologies’ diagnostic capabilities

Modular kit adds static and dynamic calibration of ADAS to Delphi Technologies’ existing suite of automotive diagnostic tools BorgWarner has added a new ADAS diagnostic...

Schaeffler launches FAG steering and suspension programme

Complete repair solution includes all necessary nuts, bolts, washers and clips Original equipment (OE) component and system manufacturer, Schaeffler has introduced a comprehensive steering and...

ZF Aftermarket expands online training courses

New training portal makes participation even more convenient ZF Aftermarket is significantly expanding its online offering with a new training platform and an extended range...

‘Garage speak’ baffling majority of customers, RAC says

Garages encouraged to explain repair-work in laymans terms to vehicle owners More than half of car owners say they have been left confused and unsure...

Number of DVLA-registered ‘historic vehicles’ on the rise

Niche represents 3.4 per cent of all UK registered vehicles, latest national historic vehicle survey results show The number of historic vehicles being driven on...

OSRAM bulb Christmas stocking fillers

Wide range offers something for everyone Bright lights are arguably what Christmas is all about and although lights may not be the obvious stocking filler,...

MOT demand peaks with test stations now facing a fall in volume

Latest DVSA forecast predicts 3.8 million tests will be undertaken in November and 2.9 million in December Some 5.6 million MOTs are expected to be...

REPXPERT Academy Live goes virtual with exclusive online event – here’s how to get...

Training session to be followed with REPXPERT Q&As but technicians are advised to register quickly before spaces run out Original equipment component and system manufacturer,...

First-ever production Land Rover restored

Owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe commissioned complete rebuild after it was rediscovered rotting in a field Restoration specialist, Julian Shoolheifer Limited has completed its restoration on...

Remanufactured diesel Mini engines added to Ivor Searle range

1.6 and 2.0 litre N47 diesel engines cover models built from 2009-2017 Remanufacturer, Ivor Searle has added 1.6 and 2.0 litre derivitives of the N47...

Mechanical camshaft replaced with electric actuators in new engine concept

'Intelligent valve technology' achieves seven per cent fuel improvement, firms behind it claim New intelligent valve technology (iVT) which replaced the camshaft with electric actuators...

Dirty car interiors found to be more germ-ridden than a toilet seat

Filthy cup holders, buttons, seat belts and steering wheels are breeding grounds for harmful germs and bacteria Some cars in the UK can be 16...

Average independent garage labour rates revealed

UK labour rate study shows garages provide outstanding value for money and calls on workshop owners to properly calculate costs The cost of labour at...

Valeo ‘specialist club’ announces giveaway

Scan any Valeo part this month for chance to win Apple AirPods Pro Valeo’s specialist blub has announced the launch of a new promotion in...

Catalytic converter thefts on “significant” rise

Hybrid vehicles at most risk with concerns thieves are playing "catch-up and doubling their efforts" over winter Catalytic converter thefts have dramatically increased since June...

Schaeffler innovation to help shape an electric future for DTM

Schaeffler is the new series and innovation partner of the Deutsches Tourenwagen Meisterschaft (German Touting Car Masters Series) Schaeffler is contributing to the electrification of...