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WAI further increases coverage with NTR rotating electrics

New rotating electrics products have been added to the WAI global range, highlighting its commitment to bringing to market products that meet customer demand and provide greater vehicle coverage. A total of 14 new alternators and two new starters have been added, applicable for a number of popular passenger car and light commercial vehicle makes

Welsh pairing wins the Ulster Rally

Matt Edwards and Darren Garrod continued their excellent run of form as the Welsh pairing won the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally at the weekend, August 17-18. The M-Sport crew mastered the mixed conditions to win three events from three this season to firmly cement their place at the top of the Prestone MSA British

Meyle develops checklist for testing brakes

The inspection of the brake system by an expert is a must for every car owner. To enable workshops to offer its customers an even more effective repair service, the Meyle experts have developed a step-by-step checklist. The checklist enables the mechanic to check off all important steps for a successful test of the brake

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

Optimal to feature various car parts at Automechanika Frankfurt

Car parts for electric and hybrid vehicles will play a central role for Optimal at this year’s Automechanika Frankfurt, September 11-15. Optimal’s catalogue for electric and hybrid vehicles has been significantly expanded since 2016. The further developed range of wearing parts for electric vehicles comprehensively covers the extremely high demands of a new generation of

KYB reaches four million shock absorber fitting video viewings

KYB Europe Aftermarket has reached four million views of its fitting videos on its YouTube channel. The market leading range of fitting videos for difficult or unusual shock absorber replacements was launched in 2013. There are now over 100 videos, covering more than 380 vehicle applications. The videos are watched on average over 90,000 times

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

Is there a Leading Light in your community?

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is calling for nominations in the annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ awards. Now in its eleventh year, these awards recognise and honour the contribution made by people and organizations nationwide in reducing deaths and serious injuries on Irish roads. The RSA is asking communities all over Ireland to once

Kearys Hyundai Service Centre partners with Traka Automotive

Networked key management solution provider to car dealers and service centres Traka Automotive, has provided a 180 slot key cabinet to Kearys Hyundai Service Centre in Cork City. The Traka system has helped this busy service centre to cut the time spent by technicians locating and moving cars into its workshop bays by more than