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Glasurit to exhibit at Automechanika

Glasurit, BASF’s premium paint brand is set to exhibit at Automechanika in Frankfurt Germany, September 11-15. Automechanika, one of the world’s leading trade fairs for the automotive aftermarket takes place every two years alternating with the IAA (international automobile exhibition) – this year for the twenty-fifth time. The Glasurit booth will be part of the

Avoid costly repairs of headlight lenses with the new repair kit from Cromax

Stone chips, UV radiation, incorrect care and maintenance, and other mechanical influences can damage vehicle headlight lenses or cause them to go cloudy or yellow. This damage mars the headlights’ polycarbonate surface, which can negatively impact the amount of light transmitted and may increase the risk of accidents. Cromax says that thanks to its new

Cromax introduces Imron Fleet Line Sanding Surfacers P742 and P746

Cromax, one of the three global refinish brands of Axalta, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings has introduced Imron Fleet Line HS Sanding Surfacers P742 and P746 to its portfolio. Both 2K surfacers have been specifically formulated for large surfaces that need to be sanded and where a high-quality finish, like that

Fix Auto set to exhibit at Automechanika Frankfurt

Fix Automotive Network (FAN) World is set to exhibit at Automechanika Frankfurt, Germany from September 11-15, 2018. “Featuring the Fix Auto, NOVUS Glass and SRP brands in one exhibit is significant for us as we continue to develop our global aftermarket services network,” said Carl Brabander, Vice President of Marketing for Fix Automotive Network World.

Car-O-Liner to exhibit new generation welding machine at the AutoTrade EXPO

Car-O-Liner is set to exhibit its CTR7 Resistance Spot Welder at the AutoTrade EXPO at Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin, October 20-21 Car-O-Liner says that the CTR7 Resistance Spot Welder provides quality spot welds with all new high-strength steels using cutting edge inverter technology, with a wide range of accessories and sophisticated software and

Abcon to showcase new sanding body filler at the AutoTrade EXPO

Abcon is set to showcase its Evercoat new Rage Ultra sanding body filler at the AutoTrade EXPO, Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin, October 20-21. Evercoat says the most up-to-date formulation of Rage comes in the form of Rage Ultra, the first filler using Eco-Resin, an environmentally friendly resin, which also provides superior sanding capabilities.

Brembo set to launch XTRA range of brake pads at Automechanika

Brembo is set to launch its new XTRA brake pads, which will complete the range of products dedicated to sport-driving enthusiasts at Automechanika, Frankfuri in September. Designed to guarantee high level performance in road use for those who want a more lively, but also safer drive, the XTRA pads are the perfect match for XTRA

The seven mechanic jargon terms that baffle motorists

Nearly half of motorists (47 per cent) feel they’ve overpaid for car repairs because of confusing jargon used by mechanics. Drivers hearing their ‘big end’ has gone or they’ve got ‘mayonnaise’ under their oil cap is causing them to lose faith in their garages. MotorEasy, a UK-based cloud-based garage-to-consumer trading platform says that it is

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens new branch in Naas

Enterprise Rent-A-Car, has moved its Naas office to a larger, higher profile premises on the Kilcullen Road, beside the Garda station. The new office provides employment for a team of eight, including three new employees who have been recruited for an anticipated increase in demand. The new branch continues Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s presence in Naas since

Toyota chooses Trico blades for Lexus range

Toyota has specified Trico blades for the Lexus brand. Trico was rewarded the business by the Japanese automotive manufacturer after impressing with the quality of design and manufacture of its hybrid range. On average, the Trico hybrid blade weighs more than 40 per cent less than the existing original equipment Uni-Blade, as well as boasting