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Two new product launches for Pro-Align

Leading wheel servicing equipment specialist, Pro-Align, will launch two brand new systems at this year’s Automechanika show in Birmingham, helping workshops to improve both their customer service levels and operational efficiency. The new Hunter Road Force Elite (RFE) wheel balancer is the next step in Hunter’s advanced wheel balancing technology, designed to eliminate even the

All roads lead to Birmingham for CV Show

It may be 10% larger in terms of floor space, but the Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 looks set to be as jam-packed as ever when it opens its doors next week – and there’s still time to register for FREE tickets at www.cvshow.com With over 460 exhibitors, Halls 3, 3a, 4 and 5 of the

Exclusive Ascari Circuit hosts Tenneco guests

Approximately 100 product managers from Tenneco aftermarket customers in 33 countries in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region recently joined Tenneco at the Ascari circuit in Marbella, Spain for a privileged preview of the product line-up in the months to come. The two-day event, called the Product Manager’s Experience, or PMX, included a

Belt change imminent? Get your timing right

INA manufactures over 65 million components every year, providing primary and FEAD systems to all of the leading vehicle manufacturers and giving you access to the best range of OE content belt kits available in the aftermarket. Every INA KIT offers a complete repair solution in just one box. Put simply, every single component that

GEM Oils introduces high performance IT system

GEM Oils has introduced a high performance IT system to help drive business growth. The company has partnered with FUEL – High Performance IT to introduce the Sage 200 and Sage Manufacturing IT systems. The Sage 200 Manufacturing solution will give GEM Oils a more user friendly and interactive platform. This will speed up the

Ferodo brake specialist scheme upgraded

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC, has upgraded its successful Ferodo Brake Specialist (FBS) program to improve its offering. Members now have access to bespoke promotions and POS material promoted on the Ferodo website. “The FBS programme has always been popular amongst our customers, so we have invested in the scheme to develop new

BYD opens Hungary electric bus factory

Chinese bus manufacturer, BYD has opened its first owned bus plant in Europe in the northern Hungarian town of Komarom. The new plant sees an investment by BYD that will total some €20 million (or about HUF 6.2 billion) in the three years to 2018. Currently, there are 32 employees of whom 68% are factory

Redditch United declares The Trico Stadium open!

The Trico Stadium is now officially open after Redditch United Football Club unveiled its new state-of-the-art floodlit 3G pitch and revamped changing rooms. Representatives of Trico, Club Chairman, Chris Swan, and other distinguished guests – including Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, Tracey Crouch MP, and MP for Redditch, Karen Lumley

RecruitAuto.ie welcomes 3,700 new jobs supported by the Local Enterprise Offices 

RecruitAuto.ie, Ireland’s specialist automotive recruitment website welcomes news that a net total of 3,679 new full and part-time jobs were delivered in 2016 by the 6,846 small businesses from across the country that have been supported by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs). This is according to the results of the latest LEO annual jobs survey published today

Soltec now offering waste oil collection service

Waste management specialists, Soltec (Ireland) Ltd has added waste oil collections to its ever growing list of services for garages and workshops around the country. Soltec’s list of workshop waste collection services now includes oils, used filters, aerosols, batteries and oil contaminated rags. The company is also offering oil spill kits, bunds and safety training