Author: Eoin Cuttle

TecAlliance provides solutions across the aftermarket

TecAlliance might be primarily known by many in the trade for its TecDoc electronic parts catalogue and identification system, but the company has multiple products and offers the industry numerous services in order to provide a myriad of business solutions at every level of the marketplace. Although not a UK business, an interesting recent project,

Sealey adds new hand tool to its range

Sealey have added to its range of premier hand tools which are suitable for daily professional use. The AK730BL Breaker Bar 600mm ½”Sq Drive Black Series is constructed from a hardened and tempered Chrome Vanadium steel bar with fully polished black chrome finish with machined and lacquered surface. It features a long, slim style handle

Multi-purpose diagnostic tool launched

Launch has unveiled the CRP MOT PRO, a multi-purpose vehicle diagnosis tool, set to boost support for professional technicians, available with over ten special functions. The diagnostic device provides full OBDII & EOBD diagnostic functions for a comprehensive list of American, Asian, and European vehicle manufacturers, making it one of the most reliable, all-encompassing diagnostic

Unigloves has launched an enhanced range of single use gloves

Automotive hand protection specialists Unigloves has launched an enhanced range of single use gloves dedicated to the automotive sector. The new Pro.Tect range features three silicone free, nitrile gloves to meet increasing demand for silicone free manufacturing environments, making them ideal for painting or bonding applications, removing the threat of glove-borne paint contamination and expensive

Tech ‘n’ Tools launches Virtual Academy

Tech’n’Tools has launched a Virtual Academy online to deliver manufacturer level technical training for the aftermarket. The Virtual Academy delivers video-based technical training for the 21st century, through interactive video content, designed to save you money and improve your workshop productivity. Using cutting edge learning technology and Tech ‘n’ Tools ‘vast industry expertise, the Virtual

Hella advances OLED technology for automotive applications

Whether in smartphones or televisions, OLEDs (Organic Light-Emitting Diodes) have already entered the mass market. In cooperation with the lighting and electronics expert Hella, vehicle manufacturer (VM) Audi, has recently integrated OLED technology into the rear combination lamps of its new A8. The appearance of both headlamps and rear combination lamps is no longer only

New 3M compound gives ultimate finish using less

3M has launched its longest lasting and fastest cutting liquid abrasive for bodyshops yet – the Perfect-It Fast Cut Plus Extreme compound by 3M. The product – now available throughout the UK and Ireland – requires up to 30 per cent less compound than other 3M offerings and reduces scratch removal time by up to

ECOBAT is set for Automechanika return

Two years on from the official unveiling of its pan-European battery distribution arm, ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT), the ECOBAT group is once again exhibiting at Automechanika Frankfurt. Due to its multisite, multinational infrastructure, EBT is able to offer a unique and comprehensive battery service across Europe. The three consolidated businesses that were brought together to

New FER website enhances member benefit

The Federation of Engine Re-manufacturers (FER) has launched a fresh ‘new look’ website designed to showcase its exclusive range of member-only benefits, as well as provide an information hub to the engine remanufacturing industry. The re-designed website at provides exclusive information about the benefits of being an FER member as well as using one,