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Comma readies oil and lubricants market for EV opportunities

Oil and Lubricants expert Comma Oil is gearing up for automotive electrification, building its range compatibility for hybrid vehicles. Comma’s development of a quality hybrid-compatible oil and lubricants range will help workshops and distributors cater to an increasingly wide car parc of both petrol and diesel hybrid vehicles. According to the SMMT, the market share

Get a boost with Europower Battery Centre

If you are in the market for a booster pack, the Europower Battery Centre in Dublin is now stocking an extensive range of Lemania Energy Booster packs for a myriad of applications. The Lemania Energy produces a comprehensive range of booster packs to suit motorcycles, cars, light commercials, trucks, tractors, heavy plant and marine applications.

TerraClean-backed racing stars make strong starts to season

Engine decarbonising brand TerraClean saw its two sponsored driving stars make a positive start to their respective 2018 campaigns last weekend, in both the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) and Renault UK Clio Cup races, held at Brands Hatch.   Double BTCC champion Colin Turkington snatched second place in Sunday’s opening race of the season, with James

USB powered diamond-tipped engraver

Laser Tools has unveiled a USB powered diamond-tipped engraver that is ideal for tradesmen and home hobbyists, whcih features a diamond tip that rotates at 14-16,000 RPM. The engraver is conveniently powered via a USB source — that can be a computer or laptop, a USB power bank or USB mains adaptor. Lightweight and compact,

Clutch development intensifies at National Auto Parts

National Auto Parts has launched a number of new clutch kit references as part of an intensive new-to-range (NTR) programme designed to bring the very latest OE matching quality parts to the automotive aftermarket. There are seven new clutch part additions to the programme, featuring two CSC kits, one SMF kit, three clutch kits and

Continental offers new training courses for drive components

Modern vehicles are gaining in technical complexity all the time and are constantly posing new challenges for independent workshops in the automotive aftermarket. They need well trained staff with extensive know-how in order to offer a fast, professional service. They can count on Continental in that – the technology company offers a comprehensive program of

New super-flexible funnel from Laser Tools

Motorcycle owners — you know the routine — remove the seat, remove the side panel, the gearbox filler cap is in there somewhere? Well if you can see it you can probably get to it with this flexible, narrow-necked funnel from Laser Tools. Although the funnel was designed specifically to gain access to motorcycle gearbox

NGK employees raise money for charity

Two NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd employees are gearing themselves up to raise money for two separate charities. Stuart Bayne and John Money will be undertaking individual challenges to raise funds for the Down’s Syndrome Association (DSA) and Children With Cancer UK respectively. The first challenge will see Stuart take part in the London Marathon

Automechanika Birmingham names new Marketing Manager

Automechanika Birmingham has promoted Chloe Hyland to the role of Marketing Manager, as the show’s marketing campaign gathers momentum ahead of its third successive show in June. Chloe, who was previously Marketing Executive, joined Automechanika Birmingham two years ago, after spending almost three years overseeing the UK marketing for Automechanika Frankfurt and a portfolio of