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ACEA calls for emissions to more closely reflect real-world conditions

January 28, 2016 • News • Views: 613

Following the debate on real-driving emissions (RDE) during the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has called emissions tests to more closely reflect real-world conditions.

Watch febi bilstein’s technical videos for quality repairs

January 26, 2016 • News • Views: 738

febi provides customers with more than just OE matching quality parts. Now its in-house video production provides technicians with its heritage of expertise and wealth of experience to assist in workshop repairs. febi is now offering a new place to go for technical advice and top tips, and is now striving to offer the best …

New ultra-light range of throttle body kits launched

January 15, 2016 • News • Views: 645

Leading developer and producer of fuel injection throttle body and induction systems, Jenvey Dynamics Ltd., has introduced two innovative new product ranges at Autosport International in Birmingham.

RecruitAuto.ie welcomes further declines in unemployment

January 5, 2016 • News • Views: 525

Ireland’s auto jobs website RecruitAuto.ie, has welcomed the new unemployment figures published today which show that unemployment is continuing to fall. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the unemployment rate for December 2015 was 8.8 per cent. This is down significantly from the same period last year, when the jobless rate …

Federal-Mogul Powertrain unveils new Unipiston® technology

January 5, 2016 • News • Views: 642

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has unveiled its latest development of its Unipiston® technology: the Unipiston with integrated springs. Suitable for clutch packs in Dual Clutch Transmissions, conventional automatic transmissions and limited slip differentials, the new technology builds on the savings in package space and assembly complexity already achieved by the ground- breaking Unipiston, to provide designers of …

Gates way to better drive belt installation

December 4, 2015 • News • Views: 759

Student technicians from Armagh, Portadown and Newry have taken part in a Synchronous Drive Belt Systems technical workshop delivered by Gates, at Northern Ireland’s Southern Regional College. Gates Technical Support and Training Specialist Andrew Vaux and District Sales Manager Bob McAvan were invited to the Hamiltonsbawn Road Campus to discuss timing belt installation issues and highlight some …

Bosch revamps parts and workshop websites

December 3, 2015 • News • Views: 757

Bosch has revamped its website offering, delivering two websites for parts and workshops, which improve user experience and make information easier to find. The move reflects Bosch’s continual approach for parts, bytes and services for the automotive aftermarket. Bosch Auto Parts (www.boschautoparts.co.uk) is aimed at both trade and consumers, recognising the desire for both workshops …

New Mahle Technical Messenger service bulletin

December 3, 2015 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 1111

Mahle Aftermarket has released a ‘Technical Messenger’ technical service bulletin, for the replacement of the oil filter element on the popular 1.4/1.6/2.0-litre TDI engines used widely across the Volkswagen Group. The element, Knecht Filter part number OX 787D, fits within a two-piece filter housing module (OF206), which is also manufactured by Mahle and is mounted …

Amminex beats conventional NOx reduction technology

September 21, 2015 • News • Views: 836

After years of road testing and demonstrations of how its disruptive technology effectively reduces toxic nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions during operation in cities, Amminex has achieved a major commercial breakthrough by winning a contract to upgrade the majority of Copenhagen’s city buses for local traffic authority Movia. The Danish government and the municipalities of Copenhagen …

RecruitAuto.ie welcomes 57,100 more people at work in the last year

August 26, 2015 • News • Views: 603

RecruitAuto.ie, Ireland’s specialist auto industry recruitment site welcomes the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) which show that the unemployment rate in July has fallen to 9.5 per cent. The number of people in work over the past year has risen by 57,100 according to the Quarterly National Household survey data released this …