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Mercedes-Benz builds presence waste collection market

Mercedes-Benz is continuing to build on its presence in the commercial waste collection market with a number of important conquests.

Fiat Chrysler prepares to spin off Magneti Marelli

Automotive News Europe is reporting today that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has said it will spin off its Magneti Marelli parts business by the end of this year or early next year. “The separation will deliver value to FCA shareholders, while providing the operational flexibility necessary for Magneti Marelli’s strategic growth in the coming years,” FCA

Lumag explains the mysterious third body layer

For many people, including many car enthusiasts, the matter is simple – what makes the vehicle stop is the braking system, with the main role played by brake pads and discs, significantly supported by tyres. However, experts perceive this seemingly simple phenomenon as a complex physical and chemical process, in which the so-called third body

500 Renault ZOE in Madrid with ZITY car sharing

A fleet of 500 all-electric Renault ZOE will be arriving in Madrid this month with ZITY, the result of a cooperation between Renault and the urban services operator Ferrovial. This new car-sharing scheme covers a wide area of the Spanish capital, with vehicles provided to customers in the right place at the right time via

New appointment at GS Yuasa Battery Sales

GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK Ltd has appointed James Hylton as Commercial Director. James has been with the company for over 12 years and has been in the battery industry for 21 years. He has been General Manager – Sales & Marketing at GS Yuasa Battery Sales UK Ltd since 2011. Commenting on James’ appointment,

Renault Ireland and Crosscare on the road for families in need this Christmas

Renault Ireland has teamed up with social support charity, Crosscare to provide food and other important supplies to those in need this Christmas. A fleet of five Renault vans travelled around Dublin and Wicklow earlier this week to collect donations of non-perishable items such as tinned food, soft drinks, cereals and toiletries. Twenty Renault Ireland

Did you have problems starting your diesel engine this morning?

With the temperatures continuously dropping, a common issue for diesel-powered engines is problems starting in cold weather as diesel freezes. This can occur for a number of reasons and can be disastrous for the everyday driver. The good news? Actioil Diesel Treatment can not only treat your diesel system but it can also lower the

Federal-Mogul Powertrain acquires Controlled Power Technologies

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has completed the acquisition of UK-based clean-tech development company, Controlled Power Technologies Ltd (CPT). The purchase provides a timely route for Federal-Mogul Powertrain to expand into the development and manufacture of powertrain technologies for electrification and hybridization that complement the company’s existing capabilities. Financial details of the acquisition have not been released. The

Mahle re-launches online catalogue with new innovative features

Mahle Aftermarket has launched of an updated version of its online product catalogue, eCat. Following a design re-fresh and improved functions, it now means that customers will be able to access thousands of products and part numbers quickly and more efficiently than ever before. Among the new features, users will be able to benefit from

TRW True Originals campaign wins big at Autovision Festival

Two years and six million online views later, ZF Aftermarket has brought all elements of its now truly global TRW branded ‘True Originals’ campaign together in one dynamic new storytelling narrative: trwaftermarket.com/en/overarching. Telling the stories of all previously featured ‘True Originals’, this narrative explains how they collectively transfer their individual everyday talents into taking TRW’s Corner