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Air Con programme from Tech’n’Tools

The Tech ‘n’ Tools air conditioning programme delivers everything you need! Tech ‘n’ Tools has partnered with some of the world’s leading product and technical specialists, including CTR / Denso, Waeco and Bosch, together with the unrivalled technical support and expertise from Cooling Edge and Auto Air. Air conditioning service and repair provides a great,

NGK Northern Ireland customers witness Rugby’s Grand Slam

Four lucky NGK customers from Northern Ireland have enjoyed a memorable weekend in London that they will never forget. The customers on the trip, hosted by Stewart Neill, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd – Area Manager for Ireland, were guests of the ignition specialist on St Patrick’s Day at the England v Ireland Six Nations

Premium quality turbo hoses available from First Line

Turbocharging has been used for many years, primarily in sports cars and high-end luxury vehicles, however things have changed as manufacturers are heavily focused on meeting strict emissions targets. This has led to modern vehicles being produced with smaller engines that are turbocharged to offer the power when needed. Turbo power isn’t as durable as

Plenty to cheer about for NGK sponsored rider

The NGK-sponsored Quinnstheprinters.com BMW by Team IMR had plenty to cheer about at Brands Hatch over the weekend with Chrissy Rouse achieving his first podium of the 2018 Pirelli National Superstock 1000 season. He finished second in Sunday’s race and with team-mate Jordan Gilbert again riding superbly over the course of the weekend, there was

TMD Friction expands its Don brand into the passenger car market

Global leader in brake friction manufacture, TMD Friction, is extending its portfolio to launch Don brake pads and discs for passenger cars. The new product range will provide a valuable alternative at a more cost effective price point. Don is a renowned brand for commercial vehicle (CV) braking, and TMD Friction is utilising this established

Clutch development intensifies at National Auto Parts

National Auto Parts has launched a number of new clutch kit references as part of an intensive new-to-range (NTR) programme designed to bring the very latest OE matching quality parts to the automotive aftermarket. There are seven new clutch part additions to the programme, featuring two CSC kits, one SMF kit, three clutch kits and

Denso updates leading glow plug range

Denso has updated its extensive glow plug range, with the replacement of two ceramic glow plug part numbers. Metal glow plugs DG-641 and DG-646 have superseded ceramic glow plugs DG-302 and DG-312, bringing more advanced technology to diesel engines. There are no changes to applications and cross references. The metal plugs feature new double-coil technology.

Continental offers new training courses for drive components

Modern vehicles are gaining in technical complexity all the time and are constantly posing new challenges for independent workshops in the automotive aftermarket. They need well trained staff with extensive know-how in order to offer a fast, professional service. They can count on Continental in that – the technology company offers a comprehensive program of

ELTA launches PRO brands

ELTA Automotive Ltd, the Midlands-based electrical component specialist and the company behind the Lucas Electrical brand, has introduced an exciting new range of vision and engine management products under the VISIONPRO and VXPRO brands. “In this, our 25th year, we are taking a strategic step to address what we believe is a great opportunity for independents within the

Ecobat invites visitors to look to the future

Ecobat Battery Technologies (EBT), formerly Manbat, is teaming up with long-term partner VARTA® during Automechanika Birmingham this June, to demonstrate all things EFB/AGM and encourage technicians to look to the future and benefit from the changing world of batteries. As it has done previously, the company will also be using one of the event’s technical