Gillian Fanning, Marketing Director of automotive distributor Serfac Limited, Dublin has been elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) at the organisation’s AGM held virtually today. She is the first female President of SIMI in the Society’s 98 year history.
Somora Motor parts has introduced a new range of sanitising products, not only for automotive applications, but products that can also be used in many other day to day situations.
Top strut mounts and bearings have evolved from ‘Generation 0’, featuring a simple steel bearing in a steel beading, to ‘Generation 2.5’,which uses a steel bearing with integral upper spring and shock absorber support, made from sophisticated, premium quality plastic composites. Despite this transformation, top strut mounts and bearings are still susceptible to failure.
Brake service means much more than just fitting a new set of pads. Best practice in the workshop means cleaning corroded discs and removing dirt and debris from the calipers and linkages. That’s why Laser Tools has introduced this new 5-piece brake component cleaning and inspection kit.
To keep up with the needs of the aftermarket, Hella has always been dedicated to investing in range expansion to service the ever-growing vehicle car parc. As ignition and engine management is such an important category, Hella continually adds more references, which has more than tripled since its inception.
Sealey has introduced a new range of plastic drain pans and stackable fuel cans products, which are featured in its Garage & Workshop Promotion 2020.
The battery experts at Varta are providing advice to workshops for the business re-start.
Lockdown has changed the way of life for many people. Many are working from home and car usage has decreased. This means the cars will be left parked without moving for quite some time. For those who do not have the facilities for storing their vehicle in a garage, the cars are being left exposed
A total of 126,001 vehicles were checked as part of National Slow Down Day, which ran between 7am on Friday last and 7am on Saturday morning. A total of 1,072 were detected travelling in excess of the speed limit.