Author: Eoin Cuttle

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,

AS-PL launches two year warranty

Due to the dynamic development of the AS-PL company, from August 1 the warranty period for all AS-PL products has been extended from 12 to 24 months. This applies to all products sold from August 1. In line with the extension of the warranty period and the ongoing changes and expansion of the business, AS-PL

Motaquip appointed VLS member

Motaquip has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to quality by registering as a member of the Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS). The VLS works in conjunction with the lubricant industry to pursue any potentially incorrect or falsely-claimed product quality or standard. Working independently, the organization acts on any claims by investigating the compliance and performance of

Schaeffler confirms The Garage Inspector as first UK Brand Ambassador

Andy Savva – ‘The Garage Inspector’ – has become Schaeffler’s first UK Brand Ambassador. Andy has been supporting Schaeffler’s Repxpert team by presenting at various trade fairs and training events over recent months, sharing his expertise on building up a workshop brand and profile, while also offering tips and best practice techniques on how to make a business profitable. Following a positive and successful start to their working