Tag: engines

EDT Automotive: Cleaning where you can’t see

EDT Automotive: Cleaning where you can’t see

Thursday 1st February 2018 | 0 Comments

Engine decontamination specialist, EDT Automotive – now in its fifth year of trading – is looking to replicate its runaway success within the English market in Scotland for 2018. Having already treated over 45,000 vehicles since the company launched, according to founder David Holmes, things are now gathering pace north of the border: “Ian Stubbs, our regional director for the North, joined at the start of the year and our first machine (in Scotland) went live just before Christmas. Since then we have had enquiries from Scottish garages who have heard about our machine and what we do.

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High performance engine production races ahead at Ricardo

Tuesday 30th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Since the launch of the high-performance engine assembly facility at the Shoreham Technical Centre in 2011, the Performance Products division of Ricardo has increased production six-fold and now regularly exceeds 20 engines per day – equivalent to an annual output of 5000.

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BTCC star Colin Turkington continues as TerraClean brand ambassador

BTCC star Colin Turkington continues as TerraClean brand ambassador

Thursday 11th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Randstad, via its engine decarbonising brand TerraClean, has extended its partnership with double British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) champion Colin Turkington for the third year running, further strengthening its ties with motorsport.

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GMB demands cabinet secretary meeting after Bridgend JLR engine announcement

Thursday 28th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The production of Jaguar Land Rover engines at Bridgend’s Ford Engine plant will end three months earlier than expected in September 2020. The union for motor industry workers, GMB, says the news could see more than 1,100 jobs lost at Bridgend Ford alone, and has requested an urgent meeting with the cabinet secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, Ken Skates, to discuss how best safeguard jobs in the motor industry.

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Mahle extends engine component range

Mahle extends engine component range

Wednesday 28th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Mahle Aftermarket has introduced seven new engine components including four pistons, two rings and one liner. The new piston 061PI00127000 covers Scania models while the piston with the part number 037PI00115000 is suitable for Volvo and Volvo (Penta) applications. Additionally, piston 175PI 00101000 covers Stihl MS260 and MS260C, and piston 028PI 00130000 covers a number of popular Audi, Seat, Skoda and Volkswagen models.

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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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Autoelectro’s reversible alternator: how StARS works

Autoelectro’s reversible alternator: how StARS works

Thursday 15th June 2017 | 0 Comments

For more than three decades, Autoelectro has proved its credentials as a remanufacturing pioneer, offering a premium quality range of starter motors and alternators to the UK and European aftermarket. Over that time, the Bradford-based company has amassed a level of knowledge and experience that has allowed its team of experts to produce and supply an award-winning range of rotating electrical components.

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FER celebrates 80 years

Monday 5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (FER) is celebrating its 80th anniversary throughout 2017 and has promised to develop even further to ensure it can keep up with an ever-evolving motor trade.

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Is Volvo planning to ditch diesels?

Monday 5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Volvo could be set to ditch diesel engine technology for its cars within the next five years. Chief executive of the Swedish VM, Hakan Samuelsson said the cost of making diesel more emissions friendly could mean the brand’s current generation of diesel engines, introduced in 2013, could be the last.

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FER ‘declares war’ on fraudsters

FER ‘declares war’ on fraudsters

Monday 5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (FER) is warning the industry to avoid and report any suspicious engine remanufacturers as there has been an increase in fraudulent activity with some increasing prices for sub-standard and unprofessional work.

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TerraClean continues motorsports sponsorship

TerraClean continues motorsports sponsorship

Monday 15th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Randstad, via its engine decarbonising brand TerraClean, is sponsoring both PP Motorsport in the UK Clio Cup and double British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) champion, Colin Turkington for the second year running.

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TerraClean joins chorus against proposed MOT changes

TerraClean joins chorus against proposed MOT changes

Thursday 11th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Randstad is expressing growing concern about proposals to extend the MOT test from three years to four for newer vehicles. The company’s deep engine cleaning brand TerraClean reduces emissions and restores a vehicle’s performance. The TerraClean supplier contends that the proposals would severely affect the government’s control of emissions.

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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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EDT ‘league table’ shows garages conducting most procedures

EDT ‘league table’ shows garages conducting most procedures

Monday 8th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Engine detox specialist EDT Automotive has announced their top eight best performing garages in their first ever EDT league table. The EDT league table identifies the garages within the EDT network that have utilised EDT’s engine cleaning machines on the most vehicles.

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Cataclean sponsors DRM in 2017 Renault Clio Cup

Cataclean sponsors DRM in 2017 Renault Clio Cup

Wednesday 5th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Cataclean has become the main sponsor of Daniel Rowbottom’s DRM team in the 2017 Renault UK Clio Cup series. Cataclean’s corporate development director Graham Fraser explained: “The Clio Cup gets such fantastic exposure running alongside the British Touring Car Championship that it makes it a great opportunity for us to get in front of a new audience and promote our product. We’re looking forward to sharing the Clio Cup grid and supporting Daniel in his racing journey.”

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