The evolution of the electric-hybrid market

March 25, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 109

Demand for electric and hybrid vehicles continues to be shaped by changing regulatory regimes worldwide. In this article, Autodata’s data analysts break down the trends

The Key Differences Between a 5W-30 and 0W-30 Engine Oil

March 25, 2022 • News • Views: 102

WHICH OIL GRADE SHOULD YOU BE USING? In our previous articles, we have emphasised just how important an engine oil is for your car. It performs several functions such as protecting moving parts, acting as a seal and even cooling the engine. Using the right or wrong oil for your car can be the difference between …

Axalta launches video series to help bodyshops prevent and fix common problems

March 21, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 113

Axalta has launched an ongoing series of refinish training videos designed to help automotive repair bodyshops deal with troublesome, yet common paint defects.

Next generation engines require new generation oils

March 21, 2022 • News • Views: 86

The pressing need to reduce emission from cars has led to evolving engine technology such as the growth in the number of electric, hybrid and downsized engines arriving to the market.  Whilst laws and public thinking ensure that engines need to become cleaner, greener, and more efficient, most drivers still want improved performance of the …

febi highlights its 3D printed headlight washer nozzle

March 16, 2022 • Lighting, News • Views: 93

A problem arising on some Audi models can now be resolved with a product offered by febi under the febiPLUS product range.

Sachs: Grabbing Clutch

March 15, 2022 • News • Views: 73

General note Our useful tips provide only an overview. The installation instructions and operating instructions provided by the vehicle manufacturer and the warning and safety instructions contained therein must be observed! All work must be performed by a trained professional. The pictures used and the procedure described in our tips are examples and may vary …

‘Imitation’ engine oil costs money and costs our environment

March 10, 2022 • News • Views: 109

It is well known that, for car parts, there is an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) quality and often also an aftermarket (imitation) quality available. This dual quality similarly applies to engine oil, which should also be considered a specific engine part! That is the subject of this article. It is true, however, that ‘imitation’ motor …

Don’t forget steering and suspension best practice says Dayco

March 7, 2022 • News • Views: 119

Despite the ongoing publicity brought about by the slump in the sales of petrol and diesel powered vehicles and the surge in the sales of electric vehicles (EV), which has seen a very obvious shift in industry focus towards the topic of hybrid and EV technology in the workshop, Dayco, a leading engine products and …

Latest eNewsletter available now

March 3, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 105

Welcome to the spring edition of the eNewsletter, which is brimful of technical articles to make life easier in the workshop for mechanics and technicians.

P.J. Fallon & Son gathering donations to support Ukrainian people

March 2, 2022 • News • Views: 184

Roscommon-based garage equipment and tools company, P.J. Fallon & Son is currently collecting donations for those affected by the war in Ukraine.