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UFI awarded OE contract for Maserati EVs

December 11, 2020 • News • Views: 586

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: 670

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: 380

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: 511

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: 512

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: 792

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: 859

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: 859

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 …

Volkswagen rolls out augmented reality headsets in UK

March 5, 2020 • News • Views: 830

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VCV) in the UK is rolling out augmented reality headsets for technicians across its Van Centre network to help speed up complex repair work. It claims this will deliver potential savings to customers over five years of downtime equal to Stg.£1 million. The innovative system allows experts based at the Technical Support …

The new MINI is Electric

March 3, 2020 • News • Views: 855

As the world faces new environmental, social and economic challenges, MINI tells us that that it has unveiled its first fully electric model – the MINI Electric.