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Factorfocus Archive

Hunter produces new and affordable alignment systems

The premium level of servicing offered by Hunter alignment systems has, until now, been considered by some as being out of reach. However, with the new Hunter PA200 range ‘Specials Deal’, workshops of all sizes and budgets can add Hunter wheel alignment servicing to their arsenal, giving them the scope to grow their business significantly.

Sealey adds six new socket sets

Sealey has added a further six socket sets to its popular multi-coloured range to complement its series of spanners. The fact that they are multi-coloured serves a purpose by making the different sizes easily identifiable. Sets are available in one-quarter inch, three-eights inch, and one-half inch square drive, standard and deep. One of a comprehensive

First Line oil sumps

Reflecting the poor surface quality of many of the UK and Ireland’s road network, with pot-holes and debris, as well as the huge increase of so-called ‘traffic calming’ speed humps and ramps, the number of vehicles entering the workshop with damage to their oil sumps caused not just by impacts, but from corrosion to exposed

Electronic trading part of Optimal UK’s evolution

Optimal UK has implemented electronic trading with customers into its business as part of its plans to grow substantially in the automotive aftermarket in the next few years. As a PACT-enabled supplier, the joint electronic trading initiative between eparts & TecAlliance, Optimal UK is currently communicating with distributors electronically, allowing them to make enquiries and

Champion releases informative new YouTube Channel

Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Champion brand has developed a new YouTube channel, Champion EU. The videos are aimed at providing short, informative and useful content to a wide public audience, encouraging them to use a professional technician to properly maintain their vehicle. The Champion EU YouTube channel currently has a selective number of videos covering spark plugs, glow plugs,

TecAlliance provides solutions across the aftermarket

TecAlliance might be primarily known by many in the trade for its TecDoc electronic parts catalogue and identification system, but the company has multiple products and offers the industry numerous services in order to provide a myriad of business solutions at every level of the marketplace. Although not a UK business, an interesting recent project,

Autoelectro unveils latest new-to-range part numbers

Autoelectro’s AEY3926 and AEX1344 starter motors cater for six applications in all, which complements the Bradford-based re-manufacturer’s range of more than 4,000 part numbers that serve more than 100,000 catalogued applications. The first reference, AEY3926, its packaging marked indelibly with the ‘Fit and Forget’ motto, fits both the Vauxhall and Opel Insignia 2.0 petrol (2011-2014)

Minimise downtime with correct LCV lubrication

While Total Lubricants has forged a reputation for premium quality lubricants in the heavy-duty commercial vehicle market with its RUBIA brand, light commercial vehicles (LCV) have significantly different technical demands, and that’s where the Total Quartz range comes into play. The main difference between the oils used in LCVs and CVs is in their detergency

Finol Oils: The leading supplier of lubricants for commercial vehicles

Commercial Vehicles are exposed to the most extreme driving conditions and as a consequence demand a lubricant that will meet and exceed their requirements. They also operate in a business environment that demands the lowest operating cost possible. Fluids are essential to maintaining the health of your fleet: oil will keep the moving parts of

Sealey adds new BM100 range

Sealey has added its new 100 litre capacity wheeled bins, titled BM100, to its range. Made from durable polypropylene, they are also available incorporating a quick release foot pedal for convenience. The dimensions are 595 x 570 x 765mm. A solid rear axle houses two Ø200mm wheels. Three robust handles allow the bins to be