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Kamasa unveils quality screwdriver set

If you are looking for a comprehensive and high quality screwdriver set that will cover all your home and workshop needs then consider this 23-piece set from Kamasa (part number 56107). The set includes three flat screwdrivers (2mm x 50mm, 2.5mm x 50mm and 8mm x 150mm); two Phillips head screwdrivers (Ph1 x 75mm and

Sogefi Cabin Filters: new applications available

Sogefi offers, through its Purflux, FRAM® and CoopersFiaam brands, two types of filters to the aftermarket that protect against external pollution as well as bad smells: Pollen and Activated Carbon Filters. The Pollen Cabin Air Filter stops particles bigger than 40 microns, including dust, pollen, bacteria, braking residues, mould, sulphur oxides and exhaust gases. The

New 2017-model DAF XF makes Tip-ex debut

Following its global introduction at the CV Show in April, DAF Trucks is showcasing the first right-hand-drive example of its new 2017 model year XF tractor unit at Tip-ex 2017 in Harrogate. The new XF comes with a luxury Super Space Cab and a new, uprated 530bhp PACCAR MX-13 engine coupled with a new ZF

Osram previews new retrofit upgrade headlamp at Automechanika Birmingham

The new LEDriving Xenarc Golf VI Black Edition retrofit headlamp provides a simple and legal upgrade to Xenon and LED lighting technologies. It can not only be used to update the forward lighting of the Golf MKVI which is popular with enthusiasts, but it will also give the car a modern and dynamic look. Owners

Cataclean to exhibit at Automechanika Birmingham

Premium engine care specialist Cataclean will be exhibiting at Automechanika Birmingham for the first time this year. From June 6-8, the team will be on-hand to discuss the benefits of using the patented engine and fuel system cleaner and explain the technologies used in its unique formula. Trading for over twenty years, Cataclean is sold

National Rally champions dominate in Cavan

Double National Rally champions Declan and Brian Boyle dominated the Cavan Kilmore Hotel Stages Rally yesterday, with their Fiesta WRC finishing the eight stages more than half a minute clear of the Impreza of Garry Jennings and Rory Kennedy. The Donegal cousins held second place for the two opening stages, behind the Fabia of Marty

Autonomous refuse truck begins live trials

A Swedish waste and recycling company has begun trials of a fully autonomous dustbin lorry, which it claims will increase the safety and environmental benefits of weekly waste collections. The truck, which is being tested in Gothenburg by waste and recycling operator Renova, attains autonomy by first being driven on a refuse collection route manually

Hankook is the exclusive supplier for the new BMW M4 GT4 at the ADAC Zurich 24h Race

Hankook is the exclusive tyre partner of the TCR and GT4 classes at the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race at the Nürburgring. The premium tyre maker will be equipping the two promising vehicle classes with Ventus Race tyres in all the necessary dimensions, all available in a slick and wet version, at the 24-hour classic

Renault icons take to the track in Monaco

Renault is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its Formula 1 debut over the course of this weekend’s Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix. Renault’s Formula 1 debut came at the 1977 British Grand Prix where Jean-Pierre Jabouille unleashed the first-ever turbo-charged Formula 1 car, the RS01. Jabouille will be reunited with the RS01 to drive laps

Kia launches explainer video for Care-3 service plans

Kia Motors Ireland has launched a simple 3 minute explainer video for its Care-3 service plans. David O’Connor, Head of Aftersales at Kia Motors Ireland explains: “Family-Like-Care” has been our mantra at Kia Motors Aftersales for a number of years now and has been a contributory factor for Kia Motors car sales growth in Ireland