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Pacini 550W pillar drill sponsored by Irish Garage Equipment up for grabs

We are just five weeks away from the Auto Trade EXPO 2018 and this week's prize is a Pacini 550W...
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Valeo presents its latest automotive aftermarket innovations

Valeo is unveiling its latest innovations for the replacement parts and repair markets at the 25th Automechanika trade show in...
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Comline impresses at Automechanika Frankfurt  

Comline Auto Parts (Comline) arrived at this year’s Automechanika event in Frankfurt with high expectations having designed and developed its...
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Denso unveils e-Videns vehicle inspection tool

Denso has unveiled a new vehicle inspection tool, e-Videns at Automechanika Frankfurt this week. (more…)
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Euro Car Parts Team PR Reilly clutch offer

Euro Car Parts Team PR Reilly have just launched its September clutch offer, which includes a choice from the leading...
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Diesel Technic exhibits expanded product range

Diesel Technic, represented in Ireland by Truck & Bus Parts is showcasing its extensive range of quality truck parts at...
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New Diagnostic Socket Memory Safe by Sealey

Another excellent addition to Sealey’s range is its new VS2076 – Diagnostic Socket Memory Safe which proves invaluable when preserving the memory of on-board electronics while the vehicle battery is disconnected. It saves valuable time spent re-programming lost codes and can be connected via the vehicle’s EOBD or vehicle accessory power socket. The unit features

Mercedes-Benz reveals new flagship Actros

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has revealed a new flagship Actros tractor unit, which features a host of advanced driver assistance and safety features, ahead of the IAA Commerical Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany, this week. Billed as the brand’s most connected truck ever, the Actros will feature a new Multimedia Cockpit, which connects the driver with digital services and assistance systems,

Urbanetic concept blurs the boundaries between bus and van

Mercedes-Benz will use this week’s IAA Commercial Vehicle Show to showcase its vision of future urban transport, which can transform into a van, minibus or pallet truck. The fully-autonomous ‘Urbanetic’ mobility concept “goes way beyond existing ideas on autonomous vehicles”, says the company, and will eliminate the separation between goods transport and people moving. The concept uses a self-driving, electrically


Bright future for collaborative technology is key message from Cenex LCV 2018

The seismic shift towards low-carbon vehicles will open up supply chain opportunities worth hundreds of billions of pounds, according to industry experts speaking at the Future of Technology Zone at Cenex LCV 2018. In the opening seminar from the Advanced Propulsion Centre’s Future of Technology Series, Dave Oude Nijeweme, Head of Technology Trends at APC UK, explained the countless

Pacini 550W pillar drill sponsored by Irish Garage Equipment up for grabs

We are just five weeks away from the Auto Trade EXPO 2018 and this week’s prize is a Pacini 550W pillar drill 16mm sponsored by Irish Garage Equipment. To enter into this competition, and all our remaining competitions, simply register for Free tickets (if you haven’t already) to the Auto Trade EXPO using the following

PCL launches new slow retract hose reel in Frankfurt

Pneumatics components Limited (PCL) launched its new Slow Retract Hose Reel at this years Automechanika Frankfurt. PCL is a world leader in the design and manufacturer of tyre inflation and compressed air products and says it Slow Retract Hose Reel comes with increased safety and is easy to install, use and maintain. The new product

Lack of serious Irish Government ultra-low emission policy

The lack of commitment from this and the last couple of Irish Governments to actively introduce and fund policies to reduce emissions of bus fleets and other vehicle fleets operated by state, semi-state and council owned fleets is very discouraging. Here are a couple of examples of initiatives that show how far we have fallen behind the

£7m expansion and 50 jobs for SDC in Co Antrim

Northern Ireland-based trailer manufacturer SDC is creating 50 new jobs as part of a £7 million expansion at its production facility in Toomebridge, Co Antrim. The new jobs include painters, welders, engineers and materials handlers and will bring the company’s workforce to over 900 people, putting it into the top 50 of Northern Ireland’s largest private sector

Glasurit redesigns labels

Glasurit, premium paint brand of BASF, has redesigned the labels for its range of products as polishing paste to the large paint container – are being given a fresh packaging design. The new labels present users with all the relevant information at a glance. To achieve this, the font size of the product number and

Glasurit optimises digital colour matching

Glasurit, BASF’s premium brand, offers its comprehensive product portfolio to support bodyshops with digital colour matching. It includes the new Glasurit Ratio Scan 12/6 spectrophotometer, which draws on the world’s largest colour database – Glasurit colour Online – and ensures optimal refinishing solutions. Introduced back in 2009, the digital spectrophotometers considerably accelerated the colour-matching process in the bodyshop and