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Author archives: John Loughran

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    Schrader to show new sensor and retrofit kit at Automechanika

    This year is the 25th edition of Automechanika Frankfurt and Schrader, the automotive aftermarket brand of Sensata Technologies, is attending the show from September 11-15. During these five days, visitors will have the chance to meet Schrader sales, technical and engineering experts who are ready to answer any TPMS (tyre pressure monitoring systems) related questions …

    August
    8
    2018

    Tons of benefits to training with trucks

    Twenty year old Corey Unwin from Mansfield in England isn’t afraid of a bit of heavy lifting. ‏‏The heavy vehicle apprentice is in the last few months of his three year apprenticeship which will see him gain his Level 3 qualifications as a Heavy Vehicle technician in the UK. Corey is looking ahead to a …

    July
    23
    2018

    Autonomous van to go into series production

    A major automotive components supplier is backing a German start-up software company in a joint venture that will see fully autonomous electric vans and passenger vehicles enter production for off-highway applications next year. Aachen-based e.Go Mobile has partnered with ZF systems to develop the e.Go Moove and e.Go Mover cargo and passenger vehicles, which will …

    July
    23
    2018

    Denso issues injector repair warning

    Denso is warning workshops against carrying out injector repairs in unclean conditions. The fuel injection system is at the heart of any diesel engine, pressurising and injecting the fuel to power an estimated 12.4 million vehicles across the UK. Yet like any essential component, it can often suffer the effects of wear and tear over …

    July
    3
    2018

    Pagid’s manufacturing excellence highlighted in new video

    Leading brake brand Pagid, has created a new video highlighting the manufacturing excellence that goes into making every one of its brake pads. The video, which can be viewed at www.pagid.com/video shows the stringent quality processes that are present at each stage of the manufacturing journey, from the receipt of raw materials, through production, quality …

    June
    26
    2018

    Philips how-to-guide when changing headlight bulbs

    Cars vary hugely in complexity. For some cars, it’s relatively simple to open the bonnet and get to the back of the headlight, remove the old bulb and replace it with a new one. As technology has advanced, the space within the engine compartment has been filled, making it more and more difficult to replace …

    May
    25
    2018

    OESAA delivers yet another successful Autoinform

    More than 100 delegates from across Scotland, northern England and Ireland attended this year’s Autoinform Live at the GTG Academy in Glasgow last month, declaring the event a resounding success. The Scottish event aimed to make the wealth of knowledge shared at Autoinform Wolverhampton available to the industry professionals north of the border, giving them …

    May
    10
    2018

    Schaeffler reveals closer ties between REPXPERT and The Garage Inspector

    Schaeffler (UK) has described Andy Savva as the ‘perfect role model for any workshop owner’ after the original equipment manufacturer revealed that The Garage Inspector will be working closer with its REPXPERT members. Andy supported the REPXPERT team at the recent Autoinform Live event in Glasgow by providing visitors with valuable advice on how to …

    May
    4
    2018

    New Denso e-Videns tool offering

    Motorists will now be offered unparalleled access to their vehicle engine’s condition as part of a guided vehicle health check (VHC) delivered by Denso’s newest innovation, e-Videns. The e-Videns tool can monitor live data from a running engine and instantly compare it to reference parameters to reveal ‘hidden’ engine problems or pre-empt issues which may …

    May
    1
    2018

    NGK to deliver technical product training at MechanEx

    Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd will be providing garage visitors with technical product training on its range of components when it exhibits at the forthcoming MechanEx show in Manchester. The leading supplier of original equipment (OE) spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK Lambda and other engine management sensors will be holding the sessions …

    April
    30
    2018