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The sixth Latin Auto Parts Expo took place on last week (July 17-19) in Panama City. It is the leading auto parts exhibition in Latin America and the Caribbean. The organisers say that it connects hundreds of auto part manufacturers each year with thousands of distributors from Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
Three times Irish Rallycross champion Derek Tohill maintained his unbeaten record at home this year, with his Parts for Cars Fiesta taking top place in both the Supercar Final and the day’s main race, the Super Final, at Mondello Park.
Kia Motors parent company Hyundai Motor Group, has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission technology. The innovation optimises transmission efficiency by monitoring gear shifts 500 times per second, precisely adjusting the transmission rotation speed to for faster shift times. The new technology will benefit upcoming Kia hybrids.
Euro 6d TEMP EVAP ISC – this is the complicated name of the emission standard that will be mandatory for all newly registered vehicles with the second stage of the WLTP type test from September 1, 2019.
Draper Tools are now one of the sponsors for Sands United FC Solent, a unique football team fielding only dads who have directly been affected by the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. The club aims to bring bereaved dads together in a safe environment to play football, socialise and most
Official statistics just released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that total new car registrations for the month of May are up 4.7 per cent (6,341) when compared with May 2018 (6,055). New car registrations year to date are however still down by 7.6 per cent (at79,343) on the same period
The braking specialist brand from DRiV, has launched a new composite rotor range that reduces weight by up to 30 per cent, helping to enhance vehicle efficiency and improve braking performance. The new range promises enhanced performance, reduced emissions and greater refinement.