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Supertracker adds STR130RW to its alignment line-up

Supertracker adds STR130RW to its alignment line-up

17th August 2018 |

Wheel alignment equipment supplier Supertracker has introduced a new six-sensor aligner, the STR130RW. The versatile aligner is capable of carrying out checks virtually anywhere in the workshop; it can be operated on a full wheel alignment lift, a standard four post lift, a two post lift, and on a level surface.

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PCL makes bespoke inflation solution for emergency services

PCL makes bespoke inflation solution for emergency services

17th August 2018 |

Pneumatic Components (PCL) has developed a unique mobile tyre inflation solution for one of the largest fire and rescue services in the country. Essex County Fire & Rescue Service (ECFRS) required a solution that would enable its fleet operators to inflate fire engine tyres up to the required psi, often 130psi or above, quickly, safely and efficiently.

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Euro Car Parts calls for exhaust type approval

Euro Car Parts calls for exhaust type approval

16th August 2018 |

Euro Car Parts is calling for tighter regulation around sales of exhaust systems as the Department for Transport (DfT) looks to reduce the number of non-compliant products being sold and fitted in the UK market. 

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First Line oil sumps tackle increased risk of damage on UK roads

First Line oil sumps tackle increased risk of damage on UK roads

16th August 2018 |

Reflecting the poor surface quality of many of the UK’s road network, with its potholes and debris, as well as the increase in speed humps and ramps, the number of vehicles entering the workshop with damage to their oil sumps caused not just by impacts, but from corrosion to exposed surfaces, has risen considerably.

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GKN: Profi-Grip solution eliminates tyre-to-rim slippage in the heat

GKN: Profi-Grip solution eliminates tyre-to-rim slippage in the heat

16th August 2018 |

GKN Wheels Profi-Grip says its wheel is proving its value in the heatwave experienced across Europe, with the extremely dry ground requiring much higher traction for soil tillage. Featuring a unique profile designed to eliminate tyre-to-rim slippage, Profi-Grip was launched last year specifically to meet the growing demand from ever-larger and more-powerful tractors.

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ZC Rubber using Dow-produced foam to make Mobike tyres

ZC Rubber using Dow-produced foam to make Mobike tyres

15th August 2018 |

Mobike, one of the world’s largest bike-sharing companies, is adding e-bikes to its fleet that use new foamed integrated tyre solutions. The tyres are a result of a partnership between Dow and Hangzhou Zhongce Rubber to develop a tyre solution based on mixing Dow’s Infuse Olefin Block Copolymer (OBC), Engage Polyolefin Elastomers and Nordel EPDM.

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Roadlink’s ‘international focus’ set for Frankfurt

Roadlink’s ‘international focus’ set for Frankfurt

15th August 2018 |

Roadlink International is gearing up for Automechanika Frankfurt, showcasing its full aftermarket portfolio on Stand C78 in Hall 5.1, taking place at Messe Frankfurt on 11-15 September 2018.

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MTS ‘best exhaust in aftermarket’ says factor giant

MTS ‘best exhaust in aftermarket’ says factor giant

15th August 2018 |

MTS exhaust systems, distributed in the UK by Opera Automotive, has been given a major boost by one of the country’s largest independent motor factors, Melksham Motor Spares, claiming the brand to be the “best exhaust available in the aftermarket.”

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Hella plans national roadshow of events to highlight technology

15th August 2018 |

Hella Gutmann Solutions (HGS), the leader in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) recalibration for the aftermarket, is urging workshops to take advantage of the opportunity afforded by Euro Car Parts (ECP), and attend one of its ADAS open information events.

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GKN’s new airport tractor wheel

GKN’s new airport tractor wheel

15th August 2018 |

GKN Wheels recently launched a new high-performance wheel for high-load capacity vehicles, with the new wheel capable of taking tyres with 13 bar pressure. The wheel was developed by GKN Wheels’ engineering team specifically to meet the requirements of one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of aircraft tow tractors, Goldhofer AG. In particular it has been designed for the company’s latest tractors which are capable of moving the new larger generations of aircraft such as the Boeing 777 and Airbus A380.

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Vredestein introduces tyres for modern classics

Vredestein introduces tyres for modern classics

15th August 2018 |

The Vredestein tyre range has been expanded in response to fast-rising demand for modern classic cars. The first tyre will be launched in September and is designed for the original Audi Quattro. The tyre’s development was assisted by none other than former Formula One champion and Vredestein ambassador Jochen Mass.

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National to unveil full aftermarket proposition at Automechanika Frankfurt

National to unveil full aftermarket proposition at Automechanika Frankfurt

15th August 2018 |

National Auto Parts will be exhibiting at Automechanika Frankfurt, showcasing its full product range on Stand D82 in Hall 5.1, taking place at Messe Frankfurt on 11-15 September 2018.

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Fight engine wear with Liqui Moly

Fight engine wear with Liqui Moly

14th August 2018 |

Wear is a natural enemy for any engine. Metal rubbing against metal is the quickest way to wear out an engine. It shortens the service life and drives up repair costs. For this purpose Liqui Moly, the additive specialist from Germany, offers three powerful agents: Oil Additive, Motor Protect and Cera Tec.

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TecAlliance works with German online used tyre retailer Orbix

TecAlliance works with German online used tyre retailer Orbix

14th August 2018 |

TecAlliance might be primarily known by many in the trade for its TecDoc electronic parts catalogue and identification system, but the company recently adapted its systems to provide bespoke solutions for German online used tyre retailer Orbix.

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GKN launches high-speed Profi-Flex wheel

GKN launches high-speed Profi-Flex wheel

14th August 2018 |

GKN Wheels has launched a new high-speed tractor wheel, designed to address the issues of run-out that can occur on manually adjustable track wheels when used on high speed applications.

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