On 19 May 2016, Vauxhall announced a second recall on Vauxhall Zafira B models. Owners would be invited to bring their vehicles back to Vauxhall dealerships so that preventative action could be carried out to protect the vehicles from the risk of fire.
Gibbs Technologies recently took to the Thames to embark on an exclusive demo to showcase its High Speed Amphibian (HSA) vehicles. Before potential licensees, Gibbs demonstrated its Humdinga, as the first ever high speed amphibian river taxi application.
Aspray24 has renewed its Effitires contract with Michelin solutions, trusting the comprehensive tyre management programme to “help deliver on the promise our name suggests” – faultless, next-day delivery. The price-per-kilometre deal covers 100 per cent of the company’s 363-strong all-DAF truck fleet which is in operation around the clock, delivering cargoes of all shapes and sizes from its 14 depots nationwide.
The IAAF will be focusing on cybercrime awareness during its next Breakfast Network Meeting at Ring Automotive, Leeds on 7 July, as well as offering up-to-date information from within the federation. The session is designed to raise awareness of the threats of cybercrime and to trigger an active response when IAAF members return to the […]
Car parts distributor Euro Car Parts (ECP) has opened its 16th Scotland branch in Dumfries, taking on a staff of 20. The 8,600sqft (799sqm) unit, which has a trade and retail counter, along with an additional mezzanine floor, has been leased from a private investor for a term of ten years.
Brake Engineering has recently launched the Spring edition of its quarterly newsletter, Braking News, featuring the latest information from the supplier such as new-to-range parts, remanufacturing processes and technical support.
The new Klarius Emission Control Garage Accreditation scheme is designed to improve garage’s ability to deliver emission control product knowledge and services, while also increasing sales. The mission is to provide a mixture of professional training, signage and promotional tools all designed to increase customer confidence in solving Exhaust, CAT and DPF related issues.
Solid Auto UK is introducing a completely new corporate identity, including new logo and brand imagery, for its entire Japanese and Korean product portfolio. The updated branding and new packaging is designed with the customer in mind, ensuring a high quality contemporary visual image, which is backed up by the OE quality product inside the box.
“RMI Bodyshops (NAB & VBRA) is delighted to announce that less than six months into the year, our debt recovery service has collected over £70,000 of aged debt for NAB & VBRA members with no commission charges,” comments Frank Harvey, head of bodyshop operations.
Councils across the country have won nearly £21 million of funding from the government to promote green forms of transport, it was announced recently. The funding is being given out for 23 sustainable travel initiatives across England that boost local economies by supporting people’s ambitions – offering cheap, clean and healthy travel options to access […]
Pirelli has been homologated for the Jaguar F-Pace in a variety of sizes across P Zero and Scorpion Verde All Season. The P Zero has been homologated in sizes 265/40R22 106Y XL, 255/50R20 109W XL and 255/55R19 111W XL while the Scorpion Verde All Season has been homologated in size 235/65R18 110H XL.
Bridgestone has announced its plan to acquire 100 per cent of the car service and tyre retail network Speedy France. The manufacturer intends to use the new acquisition to increase its direct access to end-users in France, one of its core European markets, as well as in other markets where Speedy has a presence. The finalisation of the acquisition is subject to approval by the regulatory authorities; once approved, and the transaction is completed, Bridgestone’s French presence will be expanded to more than 800 retail outlets, contributing strongly to its accelerated growth strategy.
Trelleborg Wheel Systems, showcases two intelligent, new solutions for the materials handling market at CeMAT 2016 – the world’s leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply-chain management – being held in Hanover between May 31 and June 3 2016.
Solid Auto UK has added 31 fast moving part numbers to its extensive range of specialist Japanese and Korean automotive products. The additions comprise cabin filters, oil filters, fuel filters, brake discs, clutch kits, and multi-rib belts.
With the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) 2015/16 season drawing to a close, Autoparts UK was invited to celebrate a successful season sponsoring Braehead Clan, who finished third in the table. Craig McCracken, Autoparts UK group managing director, attended the Glasgow-based team’s final game of the season, and was given the honour of dropping the puck to get the proceedings underway.