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    Rotating electrics from WAI Europe

    Alternators, starter motors, and other rotating electrics work tirelessly behind the scenes in a vehicle, converting mechanical energy into electrical power and vice versa. A failure in any of these components can disrupt vehicle performance and leave drivers stranded. When replacement or repair is required, technicians need to know they are using the best products …

    March
    25
    2024

    Honda most reliable car manufacturer in 2023

    Honda was the most reliable car manufacturer in 2023, according to new research from Warranty Solutions Group (WSG) in the UK. WSG analysed more than 500 warranties sold for each of the UK’s top 15 volume car manufacturers (all popular used car brands in Ireland), across vehicles three- to eight-years-old, between 2022 and 2023. Honda …

    March
    22
    2024

    Christmas wishes from Automotive Publications

    After a long and successful year of bringing you the latest news, advice, features, etc., our team is taking a well earned holiday break until Tuesday, 2nd January

    December
    21
    2023

    Stellantis to begin use of EV battery swapping tech

    Automotive group Stellantis is to begin testing battery swap stations claimed to be capable of delivering a fully charged electric vehicle battery in under five minutes. The initial program, which is being run in partnership with American firm Ample, will begin next year in Madrid, Spain using a fleet of 100 electric Fiat 500s within …

    December
    14
    2023

    BM Catalysts supports growth of SCRs with new technical video

    BM Catalysts has launched a new animated video titled, ‘How does vehicle selective catalyst reduction (SCR) technology work?’, as it continues to support customers venturing into this growing market.

    December
    12
    2023

    Get in the know with Blue Print’s YouTube channel

    Blue Print has an extensive YouTube channel with specialised product videos taking you through the manufacturing process and unique product information; and also a huge selection of technical videos explaining how to fit its products.

    November
    21
    2023

    Wiper blade troubleshooting from Denso Aftermarket

    Although it’s good practice to check wiper blades regularly, generally drivers only tend to think about them when there’s a problem.

    November
    20
    2023

    National EV technician training centre set for Mullingar

    Plans to build a national electric vehicle training centre in Mullingar, Co Westmeath have been announced by Minister for Further Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris. Once opened, the centre will train people to repair and maintain not only electric cars, but also electric bikes, scooters, trucks, buses, vans and heavy goods vehicles. Although …

    November
    16
    2023

    Why car battery failures matter for automotive aftermarket professionals

    In this article, Banner business development manager, Russell Shea, explores the rational reasons behind battery failure and replacing it with a premium battery is vital, particular as temperatures plummet. This also represents opportunities for independent workshops and motor factors: As automotive professionals serving the automotive aftermarket, we know this time of year marks the start …

    October
    26
    2023

    ADAS front camera calibration

    Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) have proven to reduce accidents on our roads. Calibration plays an essential role in keeping these systems functioning correctly.

    September
    8
    2023