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Mahle extends engine component range

Mahle extends engine component range

Wednesday 28th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Mahle Aftermarket has introduced seven new engine components including four pistons, two rings and one liner. The new piston 061PI00127000 covers Scania models while the piston with the part number 037PI00115000 is suitable for Volvo and Volvo (Penta) applications. Additionally, piston 175PI 00101000 covers Stihl MS260 and MS260C, and piston 028PI 00130000 covers a number of popular Audi, Seat, Skoda and Volkswagen models.

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Carbon Clean extend range with new small unit

Carbon Clean extend range with new small unit

Monday 26th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Carbon Clean, the engine decarbonising system that works with tap water, has launched a new compact CC-14 machine to complement the existing CC-16 unit. Both machines use electrolysis-based cleaning technology to remove the carbon deposits in engines which can cause loss of power, increased fuel consumption and more wear to engine components.

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Autoelectro’s reversible alternator: how StARS works

Autoelectro’s reversible alternator: how StARS works

Thursday 15th June 2017 | 0 Comments

For more than three decades, Autoelectro has proved its credentials as a remanufacturing pioneer, offering a premium quality range of starter motors and alternators to the UK and European aftermarket. Over that time, the Bradford-based company has amassed a level of knowledge and experience that has allowed its team of experts to produce and supply an award-winning range of rotating electrical components.

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FER celebrates 80 years

Monday 5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (FER) is celebrating its 80th anniversary throughout 2017 and has promised to develop even further to ensure it can keep up with an ever-evolving motor trade.

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Is Volvo planning to ditch diesels?

Monday 5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Volvo could be set to ditch diesel engine technology for its cars within the next five years. Chief executive of the Swedish VM, Hakan Samuelsson said the cost of making diesel more emissions friendly could mean the brand’s current generation of diesel engines, introduced in 2013, could be the last.

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FER ‘declares war’ on fraudsters

FER ‘declares war’ on fraudsters

Monday 5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (FER) is warning the industry to avoid and report any suspicious engine remanufacturers as there has been an increase in fraudulent activity with some increasing prices for sub-standard and unprofessional work.

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TerraClean continues motorsports sponsorship

TerraClean continues motorsports sponsorship

Monday 15th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Randstad, via its engine decarbonising brand TerraClean, is sponsoring both PP Motorsport in the UK Clio Cup and double British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) champion, Colin Turkington for the second year running.

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TerraClean joins chorus against proposed MOT changes

TerraClean joins chorus against proposed MOT changes

Thursday 11th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Randstad is expressing growing concern about proposals to extend the MOT test from three years to four for newer vehicles. The company’s deep engine cleaning brand TerraClean reduces emissions and restores a vehicle’s performance. The TerraClean supplier contends that the proposals would severely affect the government’s control of emissions.

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Clean engines mean more profits for garages – Carbon Clean

Clean engines mean more profits for garages – Carbon Clean

Thursday 11th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Carbon Clean say they can tackle the growing problem of carbon deposits in engines, to help motorists whilst also driving profit into their Carbon Clean Centre garage network. The decarbonising and engine cleaning system debuted at Automechanika in Frankfurt last year and more recently drew crowds at the Commercial Vehicle Show in April.

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EDT ‘league table’ shows garages conducting most procedures

EDT ‘league table’ shows garages conducting most procedures

Monday 8th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Engine detox specialist EDT Automotive has announced their top eight best performing garages in their first ever EDT league table. The EDT league table identifies the garages within the EDT network that have utilised EDT’s engine cleaning machines on the most vehicles.

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Cataclean sponsors DRM in 2017 Renault Clio Cup

Cataclean sponsors DRM in 2017 Renault Clio Cup

Wednesday 5th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Cataclean has become the main sponsor of Daniel Rowbottom’s DRM team in the 2017 Renault UK Clio Cup series. Cataclean’s corporate development director Graham Fraser explained: “The Clio Cup gets such fantastic exposure running alongside the British Touring Car Championship that it makes it a great opportunity for us to get in front of a new audience and promote our product. We’re looking forward to sharing the Clio Cup grid and supporting Daniel in his racing journey.”

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First Line provides layout diagrams to aid workshops

First Line provides layout diagrams to aid workshops

Thursday 16th February 2017 | 0 Comments

First Line has released easy to identify engine mounting layout diagrams for every part number. The brand says the importance of accuracy in fitting engine mountings led it to offer the diagrams, available via the First Line WebCat, and MAM, with TecDoc to follow shortly. The diagrams also help First Line customers make sure they are buying the correct product for their specific needs. With 39 different Engine Mounting positions for both ‘in line’ and ‘transverse’ layouts, product identification can be quite challenging, First Line explains.

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FER announces Southern Regional Meeting details

FER announces Southern Regional Meeting details

Thursday 2nd February 2017 | 0 Comments

The Federation of Engine Re-manufacturers (FER) has announced details of its Southern Regional Meeting that will be held on Thursday 8 February at Reigate Manor Hotel in Surrey, commencing 19:30. As the meeting is of a technical nature, certificates of attendance will be issued to members.

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Ricardo’s record engine production

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 | 0 Comments

A total of over 2,000 engines were manufactured by Ricardo in the six months to the end of October – more than has been achieved in any previous full year.

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Cataclean appoints MacRae as South of England sales manager

Cataclean appoints MacRae as South of England sales manager

Tuesday 1st November 2016 | 0 Comments

Cataclean, maker of the patented fuel and exhaust system cleaner, has appointed John MacRae as sales manager, South of England. MacRae will focus on developing the engine care product’s customer base among road-going consumers and commercial vehicle fleets. He also has responsibility for developing the Cataclean motor cycle portfolio.

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