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‘Chop shop mechanic’ who made £32K ordered to pay back £10,000

Man found in possession of stolen van and Range Rover parts A so-called ‘chop shop mechanic’ who broke up luxury cars has been ordered to...

British firm launches classic Mini electrification kit

No modifications required and optional EV upgrades include 12 kWhr battery pack, motor controller, onboard charger and DC-DC converter A complete electrification kit which will...

The Parts Alliance Committed To Supporting Garages Throughout National Lockdown

With England entering a period of new restrictions on 5th November, The Parts Alliance have confirmed that all their branches will remain open throughout the...

BREAKING: Garages can remain open for MOTs, DVSA says

No official word yet on a further MOT expiry extension but industry experts say it's unlikely MOT testing stations can remain open for tests during...

Simon Graeme Auto Service Centre named Servicesure Autocentre of the Year

Servicesure Autocentre of the Year Awards delivered directly to workshops in absence of traditional ceremony National garage chain Servicesure has crowned Harrogate garage Simon Graeme...

Man fined for driving Midlands to Pembrokeshire to fix girlfriend’s car during lockdown

Driver one of many stopped by police during national lockdown earlier this year A man who attempted to justify a lockdown trip from the Midlands...

Delphi first-to-market brake pads for new Hyundai i10

Expanded braking program covers 99 per cent of Asian applications in European parc on pads and 97.7 per cent on discs Delphi Technologies has confirmed...

Guide: Peugeot 508 clutch replacement

REPXPERT step-by-step guide talks GW readers through the process In this month’s LUK clutch feature from Schaeffler, REPXPERT Alistair Mason is replacing a clutch and...

Yuasa powers Josh Brookes and Ducati to British Superbikes championship victory

Two victories at Brands Hatch secures the title and gives Yuasa its first as a BSB sponsor Yuasa is celebrating with Josh Brookes and the...

Ford finds fix for Kuga PHEV battery fault

Battery pack and associated electrical equipment to be replaced on all models Ford has issued details of a long-awaited ‘official fix’ following a recall of...

Don’t underestimate Block Exemption, IAAF says in stark warning to UK aftermarket

Loss of legislation would increase VM monopoly and threaten independent aftermarket's very existence, IAAF claims The UK’s automotive aftermarket has been warned not to underestimate...

Millions of cars on UK roads with defective headlights, study suggests

More than 4.6 million road users are breaking the law and risking being hit with penalties Millions of motorists are thought to be driving their...

Dual mass flywheel webinar to be hosted by Valeo

OE manufacturer set to explain inner workings of DMFs in live online training session Valeo is set to host a free dual mass flywheel (DMF)...

Mechanic crashes friend’s Corsa on test drive after fixing brakes

Technician 'fixed brakes' before taking it for test drive despite only having provisional licence, court hears A mechanic who crashed his friend’s car while taking...

TEXA diagnostic devices granted access to Renault information protection gateway

USB token connects to AXONE NEMO 2 linked with Navigator TXT interface TEXA’s diagnostic devices have been granted access to Renault’s recently introduced gateway module...

Valeter jailed for stealing three cars from dealership

Thief claimed dealer had “messed up” his wages so he sold two of the three cars he took A car valeter who stole three BMWs...

Prizes up for grabs in OSRAM ‘peel & win’ promotion

Special packs to feature promo codes which can be entered online to reveal if its a winning code Hundreds of prizes are being given away...

Consultation launched into future of Block Exemption

European Commission to draw up 'evaluation report' in May 2021 ahead of Block Exemption expiry in 2023 The European Commission has launched a public consultation on Block...

Delphi first-to-market brake pads for 2020 Honda Jazz and 2019 Peugeot 208

Braking program renowned for quick aftermarket supply of quality parts Delphi Technologies Aftermarket has announced the launch of two more first-to-market brake pad applications for...

VAG stud fitting tool now available in REPXPERT ‘bonus shop’

Specialist tool ensures accurate stud installation on many VAG diesel applications Previously only available at INA training sessions and REPXPERT Academy events, the INA VAG...

‘On your bike’ – ZF duo embraces Cycle 300 for Cancer Research

ZF duo tackled 300 miles in September for Cancer Research ZF’s Mark Boden, purchasing manager, and Lloyd Williams, HR officer, hit the roads as they...

GS Yuasa batteries installed in ground-breaking Portsmouth Port EV charging station

240 Yuasa ENL batteries and lithium-ion energy storage cabinet set to power electric vehicles GS Yuasa has completed the installation of lead acid and lithium-ion...

Opinion: A black hole is set to follow autumn’s increased MOT demand

GW columnist Andy Parsons considers his options as MOT demand nears its peak I read with some despair the article on Garage Wire about the impending flood...

The Parts Alliance launches new Greggs snack promotion

Garage staff can win tasty treats from Greggs thanks to a new promotion from The Parts Alliance and Comma Oil. Customers will receive scratch cards...

MOT demand pushing testing volumes up to 60% higher than normal levels

MOTs to reach new seasonal peak in October and November despite one million vehicle owners bringing their test forward last month The number of MOTs...

Mechanic left with 45% burns following garage fire and two hour wait for ambulance

Classic car specialist became engulfed in flames while working on a car A self-employed classic car mechanic has suffered 45 per cent burns after his...

Delphi claims ‘first to market’ brake pads for Vauxhall Movano

Van's growing market share provides opportunity for workshops, Delphi says Delphi Technologies has claimed its ‘first to market’ position on new front brake pads for...

GS Yuasa launches “revolutionary” multi-functional battery and electrical system tester

Latest development promises to revolutionise battery and electrical system tests GS Yuasa has launched a new state-of-the-art multi-functional battery and electrical system analyser. The new GYT250...

Vauxhall launches “all makes fixed price” servicing and repairs across dealer network

Dealer workshops introduce pricing menu in bid to attract new custom Vauxhall has launched a new ‘all makes approved service’, offering fixed-price servicing across its...

Ivor Searle adds Ford Fiesta, Focus and C-Max applications to gearbox range

New boxes added to range for 1L petrol EcoBoost and 1.6L diesel DuraTorq Remanufacturer, Ivor Searle has added manual transmissions for the popular Ford Fiesta,...