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The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) today released their official new vehicle statistics. New car registrations for July were down 14.1 per cent (21,213) when compared to July 2019 (24,681). While registrations year to date are also down 29.8 per cent (74,069) on the same period last year (105,439). Light Commercials vehicles (LCV)
Cromax has introduced ChromaConnect – an advanced digital colour management system. ChromaConnect gives bodyshops the ultimate freedom and flexibility of completely wireless, digital processes for everything from colour matching to colour mixing.
TecAlliance, one of the leading data specialists connecting the digital aftermarket, provides the independent automotive aftermarket (IAM) with the data management solution Carsource Catalogue Utility (CCU) that combines parts information from vehicle manufacturers (OE Data) and international car parc data (VIO).
Through its helpful website, TechWorld (https://www.Hella.com/techworld/uk/), Hella has assisted thousands of technicians with their everyday fitment queries. One of the more common enquiries is what causes an oil temperature sensor to fail and how to resolve it.
In June 2020, the next generation of a lighting technology premiered in the Audi Q5. The digital OLED technology, with organic light-emitting diodes (so-called OLEDs), was first pioneered by Audi as far back as in 2016. Now, it appears that digitalisation is ringing in a new age. This technology promises to improve road safety and
This is a useful little gadget to keep in your top pocket, just introduced by Laser Tools — it’s an all-in-one telescopic inspection mirror, magnetic pick-up tool and scriber (part number 7800). The pen-sized tool folds up neatly to just 150mm long and clips neatly in the pocket, but extends to a full 680mm. The
As part of a cooperation with sports car manufacturer Porsche and mechanical engineering company Trumpf, Mahle has produced high-performance aluminum pistons using 3D printing techniques for the first time. The pistons were successfully tested on the engine test bench for Porsche’s 911 GT2 RS sports car. Whereas standard forged pistons have reached the limits of
Hengst is about to acquire the hydraulic filtration business of Bosch Rexroth AG. This includes the plant in Germany with approximately 190 employees and the worldwide sales activities in more than 30 countries. In addition to the hydraulic filter know-how, more than 40 industrial property rights will also be transferred. Bosch Rexroth’s hydraulic filter business develops and produces complete filters and filter elements for