Author: Eoin Cuttle

SMPE ups engine management growth 

Standard Motor Products Europe (SMPE), one of the UK’s largest independently owned automotive parts manufacturers and suppliers, shows no let-up in its growth plans, with its announcement that its customers are set to further benefit from another expansion of its engine management programme.

Yuasa adds to OE YBX battery range

GS Yuasa Battery Europe Ltd, the world’s leading battery manufacturer, has introduced seven new Yuasa automotive batteries to its market-leading, Original Equipment (OE) quality YBX range. The new additions provide a significant increase in coverage of the European vehicle parc. Now available to the aftermarket, the seven new batteries expand Yuasa’s YBX3000, YBX5000 and YBX7000

New OptiMate 5 stop-start battery optimizer

Increasing numbers of vehicles are using automatic stop-start systems, to help lower emissions and fuel consumption, but these can put enormous strain on the battery. The new OptiMate 5 start-stop battery optimizer is designed to provide completely safe charging and maintenance for the 12V EFB and AGM batteries fitted to modern cars & vans.