MENU

News
Category

Lack of safety tech in new vans ‘alarming’, tests reveal

December 16, 2020 • News • Views: 168

New tests that assess van safety have revealed an “alarming” lack of collision avoidance technology being fitted to commercial vehicles on sale in Ireland and Europe.

Bosch introduces CVT for EVs

December 16, 2020 • Engine, News • Views: 115

Bosch is introducing the CVT4EV, the continuously variable transmission with Bosch push belt, specially designed for electric vehicles.

UFI awarded OE contract for Maserati EVs

December 11, 2020 • News • Views: 112

UFI Filters has been awarded the contract for production of the dual heat exchanger on the front and rear electric axle on Maserati’s new electric vehicles. Its thermal management systems will be OE in the Italian car maker’s Folgore range of EVs, which includes the MC20, Gran Turismo and Gran Cabrio. UFI says this announcement …

Launch Pro 5 speeds up diagnosis process

December 8, 2020 • News • Views: 108

Launch has added a new high-end professional diagnostic tool to the market. Available through Irish distributor Woodford Diagnostic & Training, the Launch X431 Euro Pro 5 Plus enables technicians to diagnose issues and faults on a wide number of vehicles efficiently and easily. Based on the most up-to-date Android OS 9.0, the tool inherits the …

Nissens to acquire part of AVA Cooling

November 27, 2020 • News • Views: 92

Nissens has revealed it is to acquire a selection of subsidiaries in AVA Cooling from Enterex International Limited Group.

Stargas continues nationwide expansion

October 23, 2020 • News • Views: 165

Stargas Limited is an Irish owned business which has gone from strength to strength since its launch in 2010.

New profile clamp withstands temperatures of up to 900 °C

October 21, 2020 • Engine, News • Views: 268

Norma Group has developed the VPP Compact High Temperature, a new VPP profile clamp that can withstand component temperatures of up to 900 °C.

Timing belt failure investigated by Gates

August 25, 2020 • News, Timing Belt • Views: 396

Gates has investigated the cause of premature timing belt failure in the Synchronous Belt Drive System (SBDS) for number of Ford, Peugeot and Citroen models with 1.6L petrol and PSA diesel engines.

Ireland produces over half a million tonnes of hazardous waste annually

March 11, 2020 • News • Views: 702

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its latest hazardous waste (including lead-acid batteries) figures for Ireland.

ZF supplies chassis parts for numerous LCV models

March 5, 2020 • News • Views: 718

High mileage, heavy loads, constant use – the light commercial vehicle is the automotive workhorse. With this class of vehicle subjected to considerable pressure and stress, this segment of the vehicle parc offers significant service and repair opportunities for workshops. ZF Aftermarket helps independent garages position themselves in this segment and here, under its Lemförder …