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Autopromotec – Europe’s most successful aftermarket EXPO of the year again

The 28th Autopromotec, the biennial international Aftermarket exhibition of automotive equipment, came to a close last Sunday. The event brought together the entire vehicle assistance sector in Bologna in a five-day event (22-26 May 2019) dedicated to recent market developments, technological innovation, specialisation and professional training. See the full review by our team in the

Autopromotec kicks off on this Wednesday in Bologna

Autopromotec 2019 opens in Bologna this Wednesday (22nd.) morning. The biannual automotive equipment and aftermarket show is an international event that has focused on the automotive service industry for over 50 years. It will be the biggest auto trade aftermarket exhibition on Europe this year.

Total Lubricants on minimising mechanical breakdowns and max productivity

Total Lubricants is set to demonstrate how to minimise mechanical breakdowns and maximise productivity.

Osram completes the acquisition of Ring Automotive

After approval by the British Competitors and Market Authority (CMA) for the takeover of Ring Automotive by Osram, the partnership between the companies has now officially started as of May 1st.  The acquisition of the British aftermarket specialist Ring will allow the high-tech company Osram to expand its product range in the automotive sector to include more

30pc of all new cars on Irish roads are automatics

30 per cent of all new cars on Irish roads are now automatics. That’s according to new research on trends in the new car sales market for Q1 2019.

Mercedes-Benz urges the hardworking van community to focus on their health

Two out of five (40 per cent) UK van drivers, owners and operators have only been to the doctors once, if not at all, in the past year, according to new research from Mercedes-Benz Vans.

Sunglasses are a shady business

The sky’s blue, sun is shining and the snow, fog and rain are a distant memory. It’s time to get the top down, the shades on and celebrate the great British summer with some open-air motoring. But hold on a minute – those shades might make you look cooler than an ice box, but are

Dealing with low sun and glare

Now that spring is here, the sun is rising earlier and flowers blooming. However, being dazzled by the sun can be a major distraction and is often a factor in summer collisions.

World experts to speak on future of hi-tech electric mobility

Electronomous, the car tech summit taking place in Killarney, Co. Kerry,  May 2-3  will provide a unique glimpse at how technology will affect the automotive, insurance and car finance industries, as well as car sales and motoring into the future. One commentator described it as where “the automotive and tech worlds converge”.