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Vehicles failing MOT in record numbers over emissions

Failures up by more than 70 per cent last year compared to 2017/18 levels Almost 1.3 million vehicles failed their MOT last year because of...

Osram expands LED working and driving lights

New additions include rear lighting, round headlamps and a road legal light Osram has expanded its product portfolio of LEDriving working and driving lights with...

Mixed results at Monte for NGK-sponsored M-Sport

Season-opening brings eighth place finish for EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRC NGK-sponsored M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s Gus Greensmith and Elliott Edmondson overcame tricky conditions at...

Police issue warning amid lockdown MOT confusion

MOT test is a "requirement", officers say after issuing fixed penalty notice DORSET Police has issued an urgent MOT warning to drivers amid confusion following...

Over 250 techs attend first REPXPERT ‘tea-break training’ session of 2021

Popular online training programme continues after January's first topic attracted numbers beyond expectations Picking up where it left off in 2020, Schaeffler’s REPXPERT technical training...

DVSA to stop issuing new MOT security cards from mid-February

New smartphone app will generate six-digit code each time a user signs into the MOT testing service The DVSA is to stop issuing new and...

Top five causes of steering and suspension component failure

BG Automotive outlines some of the most common causes of damage Supplier of OE quality aftermarket parts and components, BG Automotive has revealed what it...

MG5 EV owners told not to use roof rack over fears it could be...

Carmaker unable to confirm if factory-fitted roof rails are safe for use Owners of the new MG5 EV have been left baffled after marketing brochure...

Delphi highlights 2020 first-to-market brake pad achievements

Brand gearing up to provide a full-service solution for a new electrified car parc in 2021 Despite 2020 being an unprecedented year for the global...

ADAS training needed to ensure it’s not a hazard, road safety charity warns

Advanced driver assistance systems are dangerous unless used correctly but awareness remains low Vehicle manufacturers, dealerships, DVSA and driving instructors should include a comprehensive lesson...

Valeo to reveal top five causes of a leaking concentric slave cylinder in webinar

Live training to cover best practices to avoid warranty related problems Valeo is set to host a webinar to reveal the top five causes of...

Current lockdown car use at similar levels to May 2020

Eight per cent more breakdowns handled over first four days of January compared to same period in previous years Car use by drivers in the...

Next REPXPERT live ‘tea-break training’ event dates confirmed

LuK training to cover latest clutch technology later this month Schaeffler’s REPXPERT technical training team has confirmed its schedule for its programme of live ‘tea-break...

Illegal tyres common on UK roads, data shows

One in four drivers on the roads with a defective tyre Tyre failure rates increased by up to three per cent between 2019 and 2020...

Computer chip shortage halts car production for growing number of carmakers

Audi, Honda, Toyota and Volkswagen among brands disrupted by global supply chain issues Some of the world’s biggest carmakers, including Toyota and Volkswagen, have been...

Guide: Vauxhall Zafira clutch replacement

REPXPERT step-by-step guide talks GW readers through the process This month, REPXPERT’s Alistair Mason replaced the clutch assembly in a 2013 Vauxhall Zafira 1.7 CDTI,...

Man caught red-handed dumping tyres fined £400

Covert CCTV cameras caught the offender in the act A man who fly-tipped worn-out tyres in Harborough, Leicestershire has been fined £400 after he was...

NGK’s BoxClever loyalty scheme offers incentive to fit glow plugs

Fifty prize points for each purchase in February instead of usual twenty Ignition specialist NGK is making it even more rewarding for UK workshops to...

Volkswagen confirm update for Golf 8 software glitch

More than 7,000 UK models affected by issue with infotainment system and reversing camera tech Volkswagen has announced a ‘voluntary software update’ to fix problems...

Motorists told to keep on top of MOTs and servicing during current lockdown

MOT, servicing and repair garages permitted as essential retail and can remain open in lockdown Motorists are being advised to keep their vehicles serviced and...

Delphi highlights 2020 first-to-market brake pad achievements

Brand gearing up to provide a full-service solution for a new electrified car parc in 2021 Despite 2020 being an unprecedented year for the global...

ADAS cars mistake Somerset cattle grid for solid wall

"Number of incidents of cars leaving the road", Council says Somerset County Council has spent £70,000 to redesign a stretch of road after a number...

GS Yuasa partners with OddBalls for testicular cancer awareness

Profits from hat sales to go to The OddBalls Foundation GS Yuasa is calling on everyone to help raise awareness of testicular cancer having announced...

Ivor Searle adds Peugeot, Citroen and DS Automobiles applications to gearbox range

1.2 and 1.6 litre petrol engines added to range for PSA Group brands Remanufacturer Ivor Searle has added manual transmissions for the popular Peugeot 207...

RAC employee sentenced after sharing personal data

Woman compiled lists of accident data before unlawfully transferring it to claims management firm An RAC employee has been sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment, suspended...

Standard shocks not good enough for vans and light trucks, experts warn

Monroe Van-Magnum shocks engineered to meet unique requirements of today’s hardest working vehicles The explosion of eCommerce and consumers’ increased demand for convenient delivery and...

Valeo to host clutch hydraulic systems webinar

Live training to provide overview of Valeo hydraulic clutch release system and will later be available on-demand Valeo is set to host a clutch hydraulics...

Chop shop ‘gang’ ordered to pay back £1million after stealing 117 cars

Parts were used to patch-up insurance write-offs before selling them on for profit One of the UK’s largest car ‘chop shop’ gangs has been ordered...

Garages permitted to remain open during latest lockdown

New 'stay at home' order for England and Scotland does not affect workshops but DVSA not yet ruled out MOT extension A new lockdown ordering...

First REPXPERT live ‘tea-break training’ sessions to take place this month

Virtual live training to take place on January 12 and 13 Schaeffler’s REPXPERT technical training team is to host its first 'tea-break training’ session later...