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Autoinform Live 2017- Booking Deadline!

Bookings for Autoinform Live, which takes place in the beautiful city of Edinburgh on March 18-19, are now at an advanced stage. Autoinform Live offers two days of automotive training, and give attendees the opportunity to improve their business, learn new techniques and network with the best garages across the UK and Ireland. Autoinform Live

Champion launches new Easyvision wiper blade catalogue

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has released its new Champion® Easyvision wiper blade catalogue. It features both direct and retro-fit Champion Easyvision flat blades and standard wipers, providing class-leading coverage of the light vehicle market. The new catalogue, CATCM1603, covers over fifty 2015/16 new vehicle models from the likes of Audi, BMW, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Renault, Skoda, Vauxhall,

Ring joins Carnation for CV Show

Ring and Carnation Designs will be joining forces at the 2017 CV Show to put the spotlight on their new partnership which offers a comprehensive vehicle conversion package for both vehicle converters and fleet managers. Showcasing the product ranges collectively for the first time, Ring and Carnation Designs will demonstrate how converters, fleet owners and

Autoelectro adds starter motor and alternator references

Volkswagen, Porsche and Mazda all feature in Autoelectro’s latest new-to-range part number references. The UK remanufacturer of rotating electrics has unveiled and added a further three starter motor and alternator references to an already comprehensive catalogue of references that boasts excellent stock availability. The Bradford-based supplier has introduced a Volkswagen starter motor for the Amarok

Somora Motor Parts launches new range of Optimal wheel bearings

Somora Motor Parts has just launched a new range of wheel bearings featuring double-row ball bearings with 4 point seal, from Optimal. Depending on the region, method of use and season, wheel bearings are exposed to particularly strong environmental influences, shortening the lifespan of the wheel bearings. Optimal’s solution is to use cassette seals with

Renault gets to the core with new 171 Trafic 9-seater minibus

Renault Ireland is supplying a new 171 Trafic 9-seater minibus to the Core Youth Service in Inchicore, Dublin to help get their new outdoor programmes for youth on the road.   Previously known as St Michael’s, the Core Youth Service was established in 1986 in response to poverty, a lack of recreational opportunities and substance

ZF’s new 8-speed dual clutch transmission for sports vehicles

With an all-new 8-speed dual clutch transmission (8DT) as a basis, ZF and Porsche have collaborated to develop a modular hybrid transmission kit for sports vehicles, catering for current and future drive trends. The new sports transmission, for rear-wheel and all-wheel drives, distinguishes itself from the competition with its incredibly rapid shift times, high levels

New Website reflects Banner Batteries refined brand image

Banner Batteries, represented in Ireland by Europower Battery Centre, is in the process of rolling out a new and refined corporate identity. Aligned to the company’s long-term corporate development strategy, the updated CI emanates from a process of optical and conceptual fine tuning that is considered evolutionary rather than revolutionary.   And whilst the new

Ford launches new ST-Line model range

Ford has launched a new ST-Line model range in Ireland, featuring vehicles with sporty styling inspired by Ford Performance and offering a range of powerful and efficient EcoBoost petrol and TDCi diesel powertrain options. ST-Line versions of some of Ford’s most popular models: Fiesta, Focus, Mondeo and Kuga are now available from Ford Dealerships across

Meyle-PD brake pads with new friction material mix for vans

Meyle is offering itd MeylePD brake pads with refined friction material mix to fit a wide range of van models, including the Mercedes Sprinter, VW Crafter and Ford Transit. Brake pads used on vans are subject to heavy load and stress levels which often results in early part wear and reduced braking performance. Plus: There is truth in