Trico will celebrate its centenary during Automechanika Frankfurt 2016. The original equipment manufacturer of wiper blades and systems will hold its event on Wednesday 14 September in Bornheim. The company will provide tapas and bubbly in the comfort of a private loft.
Exol Lubricants has introduced an additional fully synthetic, fuel-efficient engine oil, Optima Vimax 0W-20, to its product range, as well as launching Optima LSF 0W-30, a fully synthetic, low SAPS engine oil.
Following the debate of a Private Members’ Bill in the House of Lords on Friday 29 January, which sought to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales to the same as Scotland, alcohol safety experts say more lives could be saved with the introduction of a breathalyser law.
Liverpool-based engine care specialist Cataclean has finalised a major agreement with the RAC’s fleet of UK patrol vehicles following a limited trial, conducted via Cataclean’s distribution partner Euro Car Parts on 40 vehicles. As a result, the RAC’s 1,400 vehicles will carry one of the company’s flagship products, Cataclean Diesel, which is primarily pitched as a solution to clogged diesel particulate filters, but can be used for petrol and hybrid engines too. Cataclean’s director of sales William Jones said the product was selected following a rise in the number of RAC call-outs to vehicles with clogged diesel particulate filters (DPFs).
Just in time for winter, Valeo has added ll new references to its range of wiper motors; there are now 120 wiper motors in the Valeo range, all of which come from Valeo’s Original Equipment (OE) production lines. Valeo has a very significant position as a supplier of wiper motors to OE car manufacturers in Europe and, as a result, a privileged role to play as a provider of aftermarket parts, if any need replacing during the life of the car. Then, as a matter of fact, there is a strong opportunity to grow sales with Valeo’s wiper motors for the independent automotive aftermarket.
“Confidence in a quality brand and product is essential for the filter market,” says Univar Specialty Consumables product manager Mike Mongan, following the launch of original equipment brand Fil Filter in the independent automotive aftermarket.
Tyres are not the only rubber component of a car that will deteriorate when exposed to weather, temperature changes and time, as a new poster published by First Line Group (FLG) brand Borg & Beck. Wiper blades’ deterioration affects driver visibility, therefore increasing risks to passengers and other road users. The company recommends that motorists replace their wiper blades annually, and has produced a poster for display in reception areas to argue this case.
Rema Tip Top, purportedly the world’s leading manufacturer of tyre repair systems, has launched a new repair patch line billed as an “environmentally friendly, reliable and a trend-setting” alternative. The M-RCF 400, which was previewed at the Reifen show in Essen earlier in 2014, is designed to offer both ecological and economic advantages for the […]