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New OptiMate 5 stop-start battery optimizer

Increasing numbers of vehicles are using automatic stop-start systems, to help lower emissions and fuel consumption, but these can put enormous strain on the battery.

Yuasa adds to OE YBX battery range

GS Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd, the world’s leading battery manufacturer, has introduced seven new Yuasa automotive batteries to its market-leading, Original Equipment (OE) quality YBX

Shell remains BMW’s recommended oil supplier

Shell says it has officially renewed its status as BMW AG’s only recommended supplier for aftermarket engine oils in Ireland for a further three years

New OptiMate Solar line launched

One of the primary problems encountered with most solar chargers has always been that once the sun goes down, you have no idea what the

AS-PL introduces three new products

AS-PL has introduced a new Alternator with index number A3374S, which is the product of the AS brand. The new product belongs to the Standard

Borg & Beck says check the filter

When a vehicle enters the workshop for a service, it is important to make sure that all components are functioning properly before heading back out

SMPE to take control of Lucas licence for UK & Ireland

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE) is to become the official UK & Ireland licensee for the Lucas brand of engine management. Since acquiring the rights

Two ultra-low-profile socket sets from Laser Tools for restricted space

These two new socket sets from Laser Tools are ideal when space is restricted and there is just not enough room to get a socket

Lumileds backs Philips’ X-tremeVision headlights

As a leading lighting solutions company for the automotive industry, Lumileds is responsible for manufacturing and bringing Philips products to market for its automotive lighting and accessories

Valeo to showcase numerous CV innovations at IAA

From September 20 – 27, Valeo is taking part in the 67th IAA International Motor Show for commercial vehicles (IAA CV 2018) in Hanover. The