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Gates to host free coolant systems webinar

February 12, 2021 • News • Views: 39

Gates is to host a free technical webinar for mechanics entitled ‘The Coolant System’s Critical Solution’.

Record number of vehicles fail MOT due to emissions

January 29, 2021 • Exhaust, News • Views: 93

Over 1.27 million vehicles failed the MOT across the UK last year because of faults relating to exhaust emissions, new research suggests.

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

December 16, 2020 • News • Views: 224

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: 166

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: 153

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: 169

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: 135

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: 208

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: 356

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: 506

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.