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Official launch of Assetminder at the CV Show

Assetminder, a cloud based fleet management and maintenance system, is derived from the highly successful Fleetminder software suite, which is in use by over 200 transport operators and workshops throughout Ireland and the UK. It was awarded the prestigious Innovation Award at the recent 2017 Fleet Transport awards in Dublin. With both web and mobile

Getting ready to Launch at Automechanika-Birmingham

The Launch range of diagnostic equipment, which is reprepresented in Ireland by Woodford Diagnostics & Training will be on display at Automechanika-Birmingham in June. Launch UK is set to unveil a collection of new, exceptional automotive diagnostic tools at Automechanika Birmingham 2017 on stand 19A81. The complete range will be available including: X431 PRO3S, PRO

Dayco set to debut at Automechanika-Birmingham

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, is making its first appearance at Automechanika Birmingham with an array of its pioneering original equipment (OE) power transmission design solutions, as well as through an informative technical seminar aimed at equipping technicians undertaking system replacements. As Steve Carolan,

Small alignment bay delivers business certainty at Automechanika

Visitors to this year’s Automechanika show in Birmingham, can see how even the smallest of workshop spaces can be transformed to make profitable wheel alignment and wheel servicing a truly realisable proposition. The brand new interactive concept from leading wheel servicing equipment specialist Pro-Align, has been designed to give technicians and business owners an immersive,

Comline and Car Parts Distribution join forces

Comline Auto Parts Ltd (Comline), a leading British supplier of aftermarket replacement parts known for its Comline and Allied Nippon brands, has announced a strategic partnership with its Republic of Ireland distributor, Car Parts Distribution (CPD), based in Monaghan. CPD has been an official distributor of Comline and Allied Nippon brand products since 2010, and,

Japanparts looks forward to Automechanika Birmingham

Japanparts Group will be bringing a new style, new corporate video, new advertisement and a new stand to Automechanika Birmingham, further strengthening the image of the product brands Japanparts, Ashika and Japko. The company says a new brand and a new visual identity will reinforce the sense of belonging for its product brands, Japanparts, Ashika

New Meyle Original exhaust temperature sensor

Complementing its comprehensive product portfolio, Meyle AG has added 48 high-precision HT sensors for exhaust gas temperature measurements. To ensure optimal vehicle performance and prevent costly engine damage, today’s highly sensitive vehicle electronics rely on technologies delivering swift and precise measurement results. Thanks to the large number of intake openings, the new Meyle Original exhaust

First AutoInform Scotland event heralded as a major success

The first AutoInform event to be held in Scotland was a major success according to the organisers (ADS & OESAA) and the delegates who attended.   Following the tried and tested format used at AutoInform Wolverhampton, which last year attracted over 400 professional mechanics, the event at the GTG Academy in Edinburgh proved that there

New ‘easy’ nationwide breakdown service launched

New research reveals three out of five drivers don’t have breakdown cover. Now Easytrip, the mobility solutions specialist, has launched a new breakdown recovery and assistance service called easyAssist. The new breakdown recovery and assistance service is available from only €3.99* per month to Irish motorists. The research also revealed that motorists often rely on

Continental gestures to a safer future

To improve non-verbal communication between drivers and their vehicles, the international technology company Continental has devised a range of user-friendly touch gestures for the cockpit. Thanks to a combination of gesture interaction and touchscreens, drivers can draw specific, defined symbols on the input display to instantly trigger a diverse array of functions and features for