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Podium finish for NGK-sponsored Greg Hancock

NGK-sponsored four-time World Speedway Champion Greg Hancock kick-started his 2018 campaign by finishing on the podium in the WD-40 Danish Grand Prix. The Californian claimed third place behind current championship leader Britain’s Tai Woffinden and second placed Artem Laguta, of Russia, to secure his best position so far in the championship. Hancock paid tribute to

From an enthusiast to a market leader: 30 years of Lumag

The automotive industry is one of the sectors shaping the Polish economy. Companies based on domestic capital excel at manufacturing buses, semitrailers and automotive components, often becoming leading players in their market segments. A case in point is Lumag from the town of Budzyń in the Wielkopolska region – a company manufacturing friction materials –

Qualvecom introduces Telco cable range

Qualvecom has introduced a comprehensive range of cables from Telco, which are manufactured to the highest of standards. Telco offers a full range including: accelerator, clutch, hand brake, speedo and gear selector cables. Telco cables are manufactured and tested to OEM matching quality. Application listings are available on TecDoc under the Cofle brand. Available from

TnT Solutions 3 from Laser Tools

The latest 12 page catalogue featuring new products and special offers from Tech ‘n’Tools is now available from Motor Factors and Tech’n’Tools stockists nationwide. The catalogue complements TnT’s other publications – AirCon Programme (featuring everything you need from machines to F-Gas training), Welding & Air Solutions and Diagnostics & Test Equipment brochures. All publications can

Pro-Align’s largest training delegation heads West

20 members of staff from wheel servicing equipment specialist Pro-Align, recently headed to Hunter’s head office in St Louis, Missouri, for an intensive week of product and service training. Reflecting the growing size of the business, the delegation was the largest ever to have been sent by Pro-Align, with the majority of the group visiting

Sealey launches 16 page Hand Tool Promotion

Sealey has just launched its new 16 page Hand Tool Promotion with nearly 200 products on offer inside, over 20 of which are new. The promotion also contains products with up to 52 per cent discount off list price and is valid to September 30. This promotion features the growing range of Premier Black Hand

WAI launches new range of MAF sensors

WAIglobal UK has launched a new range of MAF sensors under its growing engine management programme. Manufactured and patented by WAI, the 120-strong range features a thermally compensated product that utilises an OE-quality micro-controller technology, which is capable of controlling the MAF output to an OEM level of quality and precision. The sensor precision is

The seven mechanic jargon terms that baffle motorists

Nearly half of motorists (47 per cent) feel they’ve overpaid for car repairs because of confusing jargon used by mechanics. Drivers hearing their ‘big end’ has gone or they’ve got ‘mayonnaise’ under their oil cap is causing them to lose faith in their garages. MotorEasy, a UK-based cloud-based garage-to-consumer trading platform says that it is

181 new car market closes, down 4.5 per cent, van sales up

Official statistics just released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of June were down 10.4 per cent (1,255) when compared to June 2017 (1,400). And with the end of the 181 registrations, the year to date is down 4.5 per cent (87,151)