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Carbon Clean launches new product at Mechanex Sandown

Carbon Clean launches new product at Mechanex Sandown

Thursday 23rd November 2017 | 0 Comments

The Carbon Clean engine decarbonising system has concluded 2017’s successful run of Mechanex shows with a new product launch for its affordable ‘DCS-16’ DPF cleaning system. The new system was introduced amongst a wealth of industry-renowned suppliers in attendance at the Sandown Park event.

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Tyre Bay Direct now part of Atlas Equipment

Wednesday 25th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Following the news that Tyre Bay Direct entered administration on 25 September, the company has announced that it is now part of Atlas Equipment. According to the company website, “After a short break in operations, Tyre Bay Direct is now fully operational and capable of meeting the usual needs of customers.”

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Three steps to success with ‘Time Assist’

Three steps to success with ‘Time Assist’

Thursday 29th June 2017 | 0 Comments

TechMan, the management system built by an independent garage, has added ‘Time Assist’ to its developing solution suite. The first of three key benefits is that Time Assist delivers OEM vehicle repair times from 118 vehicle manufacturers, 126,726 vehicle models and 41,295,893 repair operations. TechMan advise having this data available within the system improves job creation and quotation accuracy, in turn boosting efficiency and profitability potential right from the outset. “Time Assist also has the capability to increase quote times by pre-set percentages around parameters such as age of vehicle, according to the requirements of the garage manager,” said Leo Freebairn, TechMan’s National Sales Manager.

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EDT Automotive partner garage’s immediate success recorded in new video

EDT Automotive partner garage’s immediate success recorded in new video

Monday 26th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Preston-based independent workshop, Hardings Garage is one of the latest in a long line of garages to join the expanding network of EDT Automotive partner garages. Less than five weeks after EDT Automotive installed the multi award-winning engine decontamination machine and provided training for the technicians at Hardings Garage, owner Steven Cumming has already completed 16 treatments for his customers despite his early reservations about the technology.

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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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Angry Jester’s ‘best ever’ air con package deal

Angry Jester’s ‘best ever’ air con package deal

Tuesday 16th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Angry Jester, The Parts Alliance's exclusive automotive equipment brand, says the Kheos Plus R134a Air Conditioning Machine is the trading group’s lowest-ever priced air con package. The unit comes with a database of oil types and refrigerant charge weights for most UK vehicles. The price also includes onsite commissioning, training and an F-Gas licence for one operator.

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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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Clarke LCD Inspection Camera with 9mm Lens

Clarke LCD Inspection Camera with 9mm Lens

Monday 8th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Machine Mart has added the Clarke CIC2410 Inspection Camera to its range. The camera is a versatile tool which can be used for viewing objects in inaccessible areas. Common applications for this tool include work on cars, ceilings, drains, machinery, cavity walls, ventilation shafts and more.

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Pro-Align to create workshop space to demo products at Automechanika Birmingham

Pro-Align to create workshop space to demo products at Automechanika Birmingham

Tuesday 25th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Hunter garage equipment supplier Pro-Align will bring a new concept to Automechanika Birmingham (stand 19D80), designed to show how workshop spaces, even on the smaller side, can be transformed to offer profitable wheel alignment and wheel servicing. The interactive concept has been designed to give technicians and business owners a real-world experience of its systems, emphasising the ability of smaller businesses to deliver quality Hunter and customer service levels or returns. The company will demonstrate live award winning equipment like the Hunter Elite TD wheel alignment system, in addition to launching the new Hunter Road Force Elite and Pro-Align TCLine tyre changer systems.

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EDT Automotive on year of growth and industry acclaim

EDT Automotive on year of growth and industry acclaim

Friday 21st April 2017 | 0 Comments

Kent based engine cleaning company EDT Automotive states that it has improved the performance of more than 12,000 cars in a year, having secured placement of its EDT machines in 45 more locations nationwide. The pay-as-you-go engine and auto transmission detox machines remove harmful deposits from inside the engine left behind in a standard oil change. EDT states this enhances drivability and a reduction in overall CO emissions.

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Bartec’s TPMS desktop software upgraded, but still free

Tuesday 11th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Bartec Auto ID Limited (Bartec) has upgraded its PC software program, TPMS Desktop, but it remains free-of-charge to its 11,000 tyre and repair shop users. Bartec’s update includes referencing processes and technical information data, as well as new coverage of 2017 make-model-years of cars, TPMS sensors and vehicle relearn processes.

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V-Tech launches new and improved corporate websites

V-Tech launches new and improved corporate websites

Monday 10th April 2017 | 0 Comments

V-Tech, the specialist in garage equipment and workshop solutions, has launched a new and improved corporate website. The redesigned site provides information on the brand’s garage equipment range, all of which is VOSA approved and European manufactured. The website offers quick and easy access to essential information and a comprehensive understanding about V-Tech and its services.

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GSF Car Parts expands air conditioning programme

GSF Car Parts expands air conditioning programme

Friday 31st March 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts has launched what its claims is its “best ever line-up” of air conditioning solutions. Available to review in full in the spring issue of ‘Garage Essentials’ in April, the new air-con units, which include labour-saving automation, leak detection, vehicle databases and on-board printers, appear alongside a comprehensive range of workshop equipment, available from members of The Parts Alliance.

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Liqui Moly to introduce Gear Tronic automatic transmission fluid changer

Liqui Moly to introduce Gear Tronic automatic transmission fluid changer

Tuesday 28th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Replacing the oil in an automatic transmission is more difficult and has greater potential for errors than changing the motor oil. To make this work easier for workshops, the German motor oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly has developed a high-tech machine that can do more than just flush and replenish fluid: the Gear Tronic. It will be presented for the first time in the United Kingdom at Automechanika Birmingham from 6 to 8 June.

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Gold Trusted Service Award for The Tyre Equipment Company

Gold Trusted Service Award for The Tyre Equipment Company

Monday 13th March 2017 | 0 Comments

The Tyre Equipment Company has been awarded a Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, rated by real customers.

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