NGK Northern Ireland customers witness Rugby’s Grand Slam

Four lucky NGK customers from Northern Ireland have enjoyed a memorable weekend in London that they will never forget. The...
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Motorsport Ireland weekend roundup

Double champion Derek Tohill got his bid for a hat trick off to a good start by dominating the opening...
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Open Trade Evenings at Euro Car Parts Team P R Reilly

Euro Car Parts Team P R Reilly are holding the first in a series of Open Evenings at their branches...
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Tom celebrates 20 years at Top Part

Top Part's affable Financial Controller celebrated a significant milestone recently, when he notched up 20 years service with the motor...
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Pico automotive roadshows on horizon

Pico in conjunction with Diagnostic Solutions have scheduled Automotive Roadshows for Wednesday May 9, ETB Cork and Thursday, May 10...
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Open Trade Evenings at Euro Car Parts Team P R Reilly

Euro Car Parts Team P R Reilly are holding the first in a series of Open Evenings at their branches...
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European Parliament endorses new rules to prevent emissions cheating

A stronger European supervision of the car approval system to ensure rules are applied uniformly and effectively throughout the EU was approved by Parliament yesterday (Thursday). New “type approval” rules to guarantee that cars on the roads are clean and safe, as well as environmental and safety testing to be more independent are some of

CECRA welcomes compromise package on Vehicle Type-Approval Framework Regulation

CECRA, the European Council for Motor Trades and Repairs has welcomed the adoption of the Dalton report which allows for the possibility to maintain the standardised OBD connector in vehicles. The European Parliament has adopted a compromise package on the Vehicle Type-Approval Framework Regulation during a Plenary session in Strasbourg this week. The agreement aims

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

Top-of-the-range technical data for less than a pound a day

Technical service and repair data is an invaluable resource for the modern workshop as they bid to retain their share of the business in an increasingly competitive market. To further assist them in this task, renowned diagnostics specialist Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS), is backing up its market-leading range of mega macs tools with an exceptional

Premium quality turbo hoses available from First Line

Turbocharging has been used for many years, primarily in sports cars and high-end luxury vehicles, however things have changed as manufacturers are heavily focused on meeting strict emissions targets. This has led to modern vehicles being produced with smaller engines that are turbocharged to offer the power when needed. Turbo power isn’t as durable as

Plenty to cheer about for NGK sponsored rider

The NGK-sponsored BMW by Team IMR had plenty to cheer about at Brands Hatch over the weekend with Chrissy Rouse achieving his first podium of the 2018 Pirelli National Superstock 1000 season. He finished second in Sunday’s race and with team-mate Jordan Gilbert again riding superbly over the course of the weekend, there was

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.

Autoelectro to star at Automechanika Birmingham 2018

Autoelectro will be exhibiting at Automechanika Birmingham 2018, and will brighten up the halls of the National Exhibition Centre with its well-known red and white livery, using examples of its remanufactured starter motor and alternator range to emphasise its credentials. Between June 5-7, Autoelectro will be part of the Remanufacturing Product Showcase, which will be situated at hall 19, stand L150. While the

TMD Friction expands its Don brand into the passenger car market

Global leader in brake friction manufacture, TMD Friction, is extending its portfolio to launch Don brake pads and discs for passenger cars. The new product range will provide a valuable alternative at a more cost effective price point. Don is a renowned brand for commercial vehicle (CV) braking, and TMD Friction is utilising this established