Technical Articles

OESAA expands its membership and updates on progress

May 17, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 355

The Original Equipment Suppliers Aftermarket Association (OESAA) has had new members joining its organisation. Its chairman, Nigel Morgan, answers some questions about the return, as well as the progress of member synergies and the hot topic of recruitment.

Nissens Automotive focuses on the air conditioning condenser

April 12, 2022 • Air Conditioning, News, Technical Articles • Views: 370

Nissens Automotive is an established aftermarket air conditioning (AC) expert, with a huge range of premium quality replacement AC components in its considerable armoury.

Blue Print solves common Opel and Chevrolet thermostat problem

April 7, 2022 • Technical Articles • Views: 1055

Blue Print Protips offers practical support with everyday issues encountered in the workshop and, when possible, follows the explanation structure of ‘Problem, Cause, Solution’.

New leisure trends put greater stress on vehicle components

April 4, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 331

Very few cars reach their load limits in everyday traffic situations; they are often occupied by only one person and travel short distances. But a new trend is putting more stress on the chassis components of the rear axle

Replacement of Bosch steering systems

March 31, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 464

Steering systems are especially safety-relevant vehicle components. Therefore, Bosch says its steering systems have to meet high requirements concerning both quality and reliability. They are mostly maintenance-free and designed to last for the complete vehicle life cycle. Of course, attachment parts such as tie rods and bellows can be damaged or worn out and should …

The evolution of the electric-hybrid market

March 25, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 311

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

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

March 21, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 348

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

The role of 12V batteries in electric vehicles

March 16, 2022 • Batteries, Technical Articles • Views: 1333

The following article has been provided by Bosch, which looks at why a 12 Volt battery is needed in an electric vehicle.

Latest eNewsletter available now

March 3, 2022 • News, Technical Articles • Views: 275

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.

Understanding the importance of catalytic converters

February 28, 2022 • Exhaust, News, Technical Articles • Views: 270

Understanding how catalytic converters work and how to troubleshoot and fix these incredibly useful components is a must-have skill motor mechanics need to possess, according to Solera Autodata.