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A staggering three out of four Brits don’t know how to check the oil in their car, according to new research from Mobil 1. More worryingly still, almost half of the drivers questioned were oblivious as to why oil is even used in their vehicle’s engines.
New FAG wheel bearings have been released into the aftermarket which cater for the needs of more than 130,000 vehicles. Ten new part numbers issued over the past month mean new part releases by Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd so far this year cover a vehicle parc of more than 1.31 million vehicles.
Despite the improved performance of modern day paint finishes, the ‘like-new’ look does not last nearly as long on exterior trim, which is why Armor All is urging owners to ensure the car’s plastic does their pride and joy justice.
From Volkswagen to Ford, Peugeot to Renault, one supplier name links eight of Europe’s top ten selling cars of 2011. All of these popular vehicles feature original equipment made by leading automotive parts provider Sogefi Group, which specialises in developing and manufacturing advanced engine systems and suspension components for both OE and the aftermarket.
– KYB UK – the leading supplier of shock absorbers, coil springs and suspension mounting kits – is continuing to add to its new facility to help provide invaluable technical training for its garage customers. The company has made a series of technical videos available on YouTube to provide technical assistance for technicians replacing shock
Since the successful launch of the Borg & Beck braking programme in February, the main focus of activity has now moved onto range development to ensure that the programme remains up-to-date and relevant. Particularly noteworthy among these developments is the introduction of a range of matching original equipment quality pre-assembled brake shoe kits.
Valeo Service UK has appointed Matthew Robinson as managing director. He succeeds Peter Henry, who takes up the position of general manager at Valeo Service USA, based in Hampton, Virginia. Following 11 years working at KYB, the world’s largest manufacturer of shock absorbers, Robinson brings to Valeo a wealth of experience and expertise in the automotive