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New battery adds 100km extra range to Nissan e-NV200 van

This week in Oslo, Europe’s Green Capital for 2019, Nissan unveiled the new longer range e-NV200 van at their ‘Futures 3.0’ event. The new 40kWh battery for the 100 per cent electric Nissan e-NV200 promises an amazing 60 per cent extended range of up to 280km (or 174miles). Such are the rapid advances in battery technology that this is achieved without any increase in size of the battery itself. Production of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles began in 2012. This latest version is a laminated lithium-ion battery that is fully recharged from a domestic supply in 21.5 hours, from a...
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Autoinform Live coming soon

Autoinform Live, the automotive training show takes place this year at CTG Training, in Wolverhampton, November 25-26. A weekend of live hands-on diagnostics, where the latest latest products, technology and equipment available in the aftermarket will be showcased is promised. Autoinform Live will offer live training sessions, seminars and on vehicle demonstrations, and the opportunity to learn new techniques and network with the best garages across the UK and Ireland. There will be more than 20 separate training seminars covering business development, new technologies, diagnostics, hybrid technology and oscilloscope testing and much more! Book now on http://www.oe-suppliers.org/autoinform-live-2017.html
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Londoners saved from 900 tonnes of CO2 by BYD ADL electric bus fleet

After a year in service and a million kilometres, London’s first and Europe’s largest fleet of zero emission pure electric buses, operated by Go-Ahead London for TfL - have saved Londoners nearly 900 tonnes of harmful CO2 pollution. The buses are built in Britain by the BYD ADL electric bus partnership. The 51-strong fleet of single decker buses, which operate out of Go-Ahead’s Waterloo depot on routes 507 and 521, have made a major contribution to tackling the air quality crisis on the streets of the capital and have already led to further quantities of buses from the BYD ADL...
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ATIS Pro Scope update

The ATIS Pro Scope Software Version 6.0 is now available from distributors, Ryan's Automotive. Update Version 6.0, comes with a lot of new data and general improvements, including more new vehicle measurements and pre-sets, more engine management wiring diagrams, more generic system pre-sets, samples and technical information. Update Version 6.0 also features a Sent protocal, some hybrid vehicle components, more air conditioning components, electric parking brake and new petrol and diesel components. The are a number of general improvements to the software layout. The multi channel scope software has also be revised with many new improvements including data logging, improvements...
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New AdBlue filling funnels from Laser Tools

AdBlue diesel exhaust fluid is a fact of life for the modern diesel engine, so to make life a bit easier Laser Tools has introduced these AdBlue Filling Funnels specially designed to screw directly onto the AdBlue filler neck. Two versions are available — straight (part number 6856) or angled access (part number 6865) — and they make the AdBlue filling process quick and easy, and best of all — no messy spillage! Screw the funnel straight on to the AdBlue filler neck then lift the internal anti-spill valve. The funnel is large with a generous 1.1 litre capacity. Keep...
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Citroen Relay

A second-hand engine, a replacement gear box, and a new egr valve, I’m sure there was more to consider. The owner specialised in transporting vehicles across the country, and offered to drive the vehicle to Preston.

November
5
2014

The next technical era

I was tempted to call this feature new technology, it is however not all that new. What’s remarkable is the way in which the chosen technologies are fully integrated, even in vehicles of a more modest price range.

October
9
2014

Clutching at straws

13 plate Audi 1s don’t often go wrong, when a dual control driving instructors vehicle time is in short supply. Clutch and brake pedal switches have been around for some time. Their purpose has expanded for several reasons.

August
5
2014

Mercedes E350

This month’s story is becoming more and more commonplace this week alone has seen two vehicles, with identical faults. Both man made involving different manufacturers. A Mercedes e 350 212 blue motion. had been presented to us from a local independent technician.

November
29
2013

Under pressure

The first interesting challenge this month reflects directly on my involvement in the oe quality campaign. A very concerned and select group of oe manufacturers feel the need as I, to bring awareness to the risks of using components that simply do not match the original build specification.

November
29
2013