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Autonomous refuse truck begins live trials

A Swedish waste and recycling company has begun trials of a fully autonomous dustbin lorry, which it claims will increase the safety and environmental benefits of weekly waste collections. The truck, which is being tested in Gothenburg by waste and recycling operator Renova, attains autonomy by first being driven on a refuse collection route manually

Kia launches explainer video for Care-3 service plans

Kia Motors Ireland has launched a simple 3 minute explainer video for its Care-3 service plans. David O’Connor, Head of Aftersales at Kia Motors Ireland explains: “Family-Like-Care” has been our mantra at Kia Motors Aftersales for a number of years now and has been a contributory factor for Kia Motors car sales growth in Ireland

ZF drives the Aftermarket with exceptional customer focus

Effective immediately, Helmut Ernst, Head of ZF Aftermarket, will lead all market and product topics of the organization. Predecessor Neil Fryer has left the company at his own request to take on a new assignment outside ZF.   Right after the acquisition of TRW by ZF in May 2015, the integration of the former two

Delphi launches ECE R90 certified brake discs

Delphi brake discs have been fully compliant with R90 quality standards for many years. Its discs for new vehicles launched after 1st November 2016 will now be R90 homologated and certified, alongside popular older applications already in range. Although recently introduced R90 legislation only applies to discs or drums for vehicles launched after 1st November

Volkswagen unveils 7 special service offers

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has unveiled a new range of service offers to celebrate 70 years of designing benchmark commercial vehicles. The offers will cover all routine service operations, including a minor service starting at just €129 and a major service costing €259. Also, if you avail of the major service offer you will receive a

Meyle offers Porsche control arm kit

Meyle Original control arms including a full set of mounting parts are now available for Porsche models. Featuring bolts and nuts carefully matched to one another, the new kits provide repair professionals with every component required for spare part assembly from a single box. Catering for the Porsche 911, Boxster and Cayman models, the all-in-one

G3 Premium High Cut System with the new addition of the G Mop Flexible Back Plate

The Premium High Cut system is set to become the benchmark for excellence in polishing. In laboratory testing and live field trials with bodyshops across a wide range of paint brands, the system has proven to reduce heat build-up and achieve the seemingly impossible combination of being excellent on fresh paint as well as having

First Line introduces cables for electronic handbrake systems

The use of electronic handbrake systems, over the usual lever-operated equivalents, are becoming more popular amongst vehicle manufacturers as a way to further improve driver comfort, convenience and safety. However, despite the increasing popularity of these systems, it is difficult to source replacement brake cables from the independent sector. To solve this problem and ensure

Shop Bodyshop direct launches Auto K Liquid Gum

Shop Bodyshop Direct has launched the Auto K Liquid Gum range of aerosols to the Irish Market! Liquid gum is a high-grade coat for protection, decoration and as a design element. The attraction of this range is that the spray creates a paint-type protective foil that can be removed at any time without any problems!

BG Automotive gets ready for Automechanika Birmingham

BG Automotive is cranking up its preparations for Automechanika Birmingham, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham, June 6-8. The company will be situated at stand 18B24, and will showcase its latest products and automotive technology from the aftermarket and supply chain. Th company’s stand will offer the perfect opportunity for new and existing