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70% of Europe’s circulating fleet connected by 2025

By 2025 about 70 per cent of the cars moving on European roads will be connected, i.e. vehicles equipped with telematic tools that, thanks to internet connections and mobile devices, will be able to connect to the outside world (road infrastructure, other vehicles or devices).

Hard-fought Pembrey win keeps Tohill in British RX title frame

Two-time FIA European Rallycross Champion Derek Tohill and the PFCRX team claimed a third victory of the Motorsport UK British Rallycross Championship season at Pembrey

Revive Service Shot adds to comprehensive service

So many people these day’s wait for warning lights to come on their dash to tell them there is an issue with their cars, by which time they could be looking at an expensive repair bill.

Truck & Bus Parts adds Dinex Euro IV and V silencers

Truck & Bus Parts has added a full range of Dinex Euro IV and V silencers to its growing product portfolio.

NGK set to exhibit at Autosport International

Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd will be taking its place at the heart of the motorsport industry when it exhibits at the forthcoming 2019 Autosport International show.

Motaquip debuts in Frankurt

The UK-based Motaquip brand made its debut at this year’s Automechanika Frankfurt exhibition and has declared its inaugural appearance at the event a resounding success. The automotive parts supplier of more than 35 years is well established in UK market and, since leaving the PSA Group and becoming an independent brand in 2014, has begun

Road Safety Authority urges parents to ensure children are properly restrained in vehicles

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are appealing to parents, guardians and teachers to ensure road safety, in particular seatbelt safety, is on the back to school lesson plan for all school children. RSA research shows that 10 per cent of children traveling in the back seat of vehicles are not using

Mahle acquires majority holding in diagnostics specialist BrainBee

The Mahle Group has increased its holding in BrainBee, the automotive workshop equipment specialist, to 80 per cent of the company’s shares. After a strategic minority holding of 20 per cent was agreed in September 2017, Mahle Aftermarket is now taking another important step toward becoming a solutions provider. With this majority acquisition, Mahle Aftermarket

New AdBlue lever-action pump from Laser Tools

In the modern vehicle workshop topping up the diesel exhaust fluid AdBlue is now a fact of life. Substantial savings can be made by buying your AdBlue in bulk, and this new lever-action pump from Laser Tools (part number 7145) fits straight onto the larger 205 or 210 litre containers. The suction tube extends from