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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

Colin Turkington set for thrilling finale of BTCC championship

Colin Turkington will head to the final race weekend of the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch in a head to head battle for the title. Just 10 points cover championship leader Ash Sutton and TerraClean ambassador Colin Turkington following a frenetic race weekend at Silverstone. The championship finale at Brands

Ring celebrates regional award success before national spotlight

Ring, the leading vehicle lighting, auto electric and car accessories supplier to the aftermarket, is celebrating after it was named winner of the Automotive category at the Made in Yorkshire Awards, which took place at the Royal Armouries in Leeds on Thursday, April 20. Accepting the award, which was presented to the automotive company that

NTN-SNR develops wheel and transmission bearings for heavy duty applications

NTN-SNR has developed a range of wheel and transmission bearings for heavy duty applications in a single paper catalogue. The range includes specific bearings (HDS xxx references) for which NTN-SNR is the only OE supplier on applications like the Mercedes-Benz Actros. A truck transmission is a high precision component requiring 100 per cent accuracy from its