Automotive Accessory brand P1 Autocare has launched in the UK. P1 Autocare has been developed from over 27 years’ experience and three years of planning. The brand features 120 sku’s and six categories to meet the needs of the modern motorist. Product groups include: Auto Storage & Protection, Screen Wash & De-Icer, In Car Charging, Pet Travel, Travel & Breakdown and Car Care Internal & External. Each product is available in modern, sharp, attractive retail-friendly packaging, that has been researched, designed and tested to deliver a consistent, sustainable and reusable design.
Trico has signed a distribution agreement with Optimal UK. The wiper blade company will supply the Exact Fit, Flex, Neoform and TX ranges to Optimal’s network. The original equipment (OE) manufacturer and supplier states that Optimal UK’s commitment to delivering premium quality products with fast and efficient customer service is “a perfect match for the Trico ethos.”
Motorcycle parts and accessories distributor Bickers is reminding motorists of a few top safety tips they can employ to keep their bike in the best condition while stored during the colder months. The company’s managing director Derek McMartin listed Bickers’ tips to coincide with Road Safety Week, with winter just around the corner.
From 20-27 September, Hella, the lighting and electronics specialist will present its intelligent lighting and electronics solutions for trucks, trailers and buses at IAA Commercial Vehicles, the leading international trade fair for mobility, transport and logistics in Hannover (Hall 16, Stand B01). At the centre of the presentation will be products for improving safety on the road and solutions for an individual vehicle design and by exhibiting prototypes, Hella will also provide an insight into the future of mobility.
The Parts Alliance says it is continuing to see impressive sales growth across its DriveTec range. The trading group has invested heavily over the last 18 months in developing the product range, enhancing quality and updating packaging to ensure DriveTec delivers across all product categories on its promise of offering trade customers high quality products at a competitive price point.
Trico enjoyed a bustling A1 Trade Show engaging with the members and discussing how they can help to grow their wiper blade sales and turnover in 2018. The Show was held on 19 April at the Whittlebury Hall in Towcester.
AlloyGator has launched a new wheel care kit, which it says will offer an extra income generation opportunity to complement AlloyGator fitting services. The kit has been developed alongside car care firm Angelwax. It is designed to remove baked on brake dust, dirt and road salt, while safely cleaning AlloyGator’s nylon wheel protectors.
One of Europe’s leading original equipment battery manufacturers and system suppliers has recently reviewed, updated and expanded its range for the aftermarket. Hella supplies the passenger car, commercial vehicle and agricultural segments with a range consisting of four models: Classic, Premium, Supreme and AGM. These ranges are designed to suit each conceivable application within these three segments.
Goodridge performance has released a new stainless steel brake kit for Honda’s Type R Civic, one of the most popular Type R variants of recent times. The kit, which draws upon the firm’s years of motorsport experience, can be fitted to the FN2 and FK3 models. The kit offers upgrades to brake efficiency reliability and longevity, and eliminates brake pedal sponginess, according to Goodridge. Ten colours are available to avoid clashing hues.
Thinkware has announced the launch of its latest dashboard camera (or “dash cam”), the F50, which is now available to purchase in the UK. The F50 is equipped with an Ambarella chipset and Sony Exmor CMOS image sensor that records detailed full HD 1080p video at 30 frames per second, a 130-degree viewing angle and a built in Active Impact monitoring system. The Thinkware F50 dash cam certainly fits a lot of features into its small and elegant design.
A new real-time telematics and vehicle tracking alert system has been launched by Viezu Technologies. Available as either a wired or wireless system, Amber Connect provides fleet managers, vehicle owners, and for the first time, vehicle drivers with data and alerts which can help modify driving behaviour, reduce running and administration costs and improve vehicle security. The system, available to fleets, vehicle owners and retail customers without contractual obligations, has been described by Viezu as “game-changing”.