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Copper slip vs Ceratec: facts for the modern mechanic

Years ago, you couldn’t visit a garage without seeing a tin of copper slip sat on the bench, complete with paint brush, explains Scott Irwin

Happy International Women’s Day

Everyone at Automotive Publications would like to wish a happy International Women’s Day 2023 to all the women in the Irish automotive industry and beyond.

Comline blossoming as an international success story

Comline is an established international brand; it’s trusted and relied on, not just in the UK and Ireland, but around the world.

Shaftec reduces prices across its propshaft range

Shaftec has reduced prices across its propshaft range, effective immediately. The company says it has incorporated more than 25 years of experience and knowledge into

Catherine O’Toole RIP

The death has occurred of Catherine (Kathleen) O’Toole, wife of Michael O’Toole and mother of Glen O’Toole of Autoparts Express, a leading distributors of quality

Dr. Peter Szarafinski RIP

Automotive Publications is deeply saddened to have learned of the passing of Dr. Peter Szarafinski, the longtime press spokesperson of Liqui Moly.

Juratek cuts prices on over 300 caliper references

Juratek has reduced prices on over 300 references in its caliper range. For more information contact customer services, your area sales manager or simply check

First Line offers solution for Renault Clio wiper motor failure

Bad weather can cause myriad of issues for vehicles, as any technician will know, and with the Irish weather being very unpredictable, there is one

Castrol’s GTX helps extend engine life

For drivers it means having a car that they can rely on long into the future. For workshops it means building up a loyal base

Continuing hazardous road conditions and freezing fog

The Road Safety Authority is warning road users of the dangers posed by freezing fog which has been forecast by Met Eireann in many parts