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Polybush reports on successful Classic Motor Show

Enthusiasts flock to find out more about Polyurethane suspension bushes. Polybush has exhibited at the Classic Motor show for more than ten years has hailed...

Replace head bolts every time they’re removed, advises BG Automotive

Many garages are still failing to replace head bolts, risking engine damage and failiure. Workshops are advised to always replace head bolts after removal, BG...

ZF Aftermarket celebrates motorsport connection under its Sachs brand

New brand ambassadors campaign features famous racing drivers. ZF Aftermarket has teamed up with three global names in racing who will act as Sachs brand...

Motorists warned against buying car parts online

Garage and factor owners urged to be even more vigilant in light of a surge in counterfeits. Vehicle owners are once again being warned about...

Reman diesel engine demand remains high, Ivor Searle reports

Three quarters of all the engines sold by remanufacturer are diesel. Engine, gearbox and turbocharger remanufacturer, Ivor Searle has revealed that the vast majority of...

Volkswagen Tiguan LuK clutch, flywheel and CSC replacement tips

REPXPERT shares step-by-step guide for six hour repair. LuK reveals essential tips and advice on clutch, flywheel and CSC replacement for the 2.0tdi 4motion. Talking through...

Valeo and Dana to bring end-to-end 48V systems to hybrid and electric vehicles

Systems to provide components required to electrify light urban vehicles and hybridize vehicles weighing up to 2.5 tons. Valeo and Dana Incorporated has announced a...

Delphi aftermarket employees raises £4,000 for charity

Money raised through monthly contributions and company events. Delphi Technologies aftermarket team members have this year donated more than £4,000 to charity through a combination...

GS Yuasa powers homeless group’s charitable work with battery donation

Batteries to be used in bus which provides shelter for homeless people in and around Newport. Battery manufacturer, GS Yuasa has donated two of its...

Autotech Recruit “hybrid RPO” solution set to boost permanent recruitment for aftermarket

Approach estimated to save automotive businesses up to 74 per cent of recruitment costs annually. With increasing demand from the automotive aftermarket and OEMs for...

More than 50 new coil springs added to Lesjöfors springs range

New-to-range items cover 156 vehicle applications. Lesjöfors Springs has intensified its new to range introductions with the recent addition of 56 new coil springs. Covering 156...

Everything you need to know about power steering pumps

BG Automotive reports on the evolution of power steering and reveals common pump failures. Power steering was first invented in 1876 and the hydraulic systems...

Tenneco revenue growth continues to outpace light vehicle production

Company evaluating "multiple strategic options" to deleverage and facilitate the separation of the businesses. Tenneco has reported a third quarter 2019 revenue of $4.3 billion,...

Filter status in real time with new software solution

Filter monitoring now available for fleet operators of agricultural, construction and heavy duty commercial vehicles. A new software solution which includes sensors has seen MANN+HUMMEL...

eBay urges garages to use “recycled car parts”

Call made despite recent gov report highlighting industry problem with counterfeit and customer-supplied parts. eBay is calling on independent garages to commit to offer consumers...

Volkswagen Caddy 1.6 TDI clutch replacement guide

Schaeffler REPXPERTS share step-by-step guide for technicians. Schaeffler is this week explaining the clutch replacement process on a 2011 Volkswagen Caddy fitted with a 1.6...

Ivor Searle expands LCV manual gearbox range

New additions include specific gearboxes for models fitted with and without cruise control. Remanufacturer, Ivor Searle has expanded its all-makes range of gearboxes for and...

Mental health costs employers £1.2bn a year, Ben reveals

Mental health is still one of the biggest issues affecting the industry’s workforce, whitepaper warns. Ben’s new whitepaper called 'Mental health in the automotive industry: moving...

Customer vote sees ZF win Irish Auto Trade award

Quality and customer service sees brand win Automotive Aftermarket Parts Manufacturer of the Year. For the second year in a row, ZF Aftermarket has driven...

BG Automotive releases 27 new part numbers

Manufacturer announces latest new-to-range parts with flip page document. BG Automotive has announced the release of 27 new part numbers. Each of the new parts are...

Lithium-ion starter battery production begins at GS Yuasa plant

Hungary factory now manufactures automotive 12V lithium-ion batteries for European customers. GS Yuasa, leading battery manufacturer, has announced that automotive lithium-ion battery manufacturing operations have...

Schaeffler reveals new LuK BMW differential repair solution

REPXPERT installation guide outlines key areas of the repair process. Among the latest products released by Schaeffler are gearbox and differential repair kits, containing all...

Valeo exhibits at Busworld 2019

Event renowned as biggest bus and coach show in the world After 48 years being held in the Belgian city of Kortrijk, Busworld is moving...

Watch: New video promotes benefits of GS Yuasa online learning platform

GS Yuasa Academy is the first system of its kind for comprehensive online battery training. Featuring both Yuasa and GS battery brands, GS Yuasa Academy...

Electric and hybrid TRW brake pads win innovation prize

ZF Aftermarket wins Equip Auto International innovation award. TRW Electric Blue brake pads have won the Innovation Award in the category “Parts, Vehicle Equipment and...

Delphi Technologies first-to-market brake pads for Toyota Supra

Latest of many Japanese and Korean models added to Delphi's range in recent months. Delphi Technologies has announced that it is first-to-market with brake pads...

BMW timing chain woes continue, BG Automotive reports

BMW 1, 3, 5 Series timing chain rattle between 40,000 and 70,000 miles indicates imminent failure. BG Automotive has said that "prevention really is better...

Timing is everything when it comes to chains, BG Automotive reports

Timing chains represent one of the most critical components in the modern engine, according to BG Automotive (BGA). The development came along to replace gear...

Ivor Searle invests in new apprentices

Recognising the need to recruit more young people into technical and engineering roles within the automotive and manufacturing sectors, Ivor Searle has taken on...

Ben launches critical response service

Charity initiative helps automotive employers support staff in times of crisis. The free critical response service sees that the charity works with automotive industry businesses...