Tag: garage consumables

Fuchs to continue apprenticeship push

Fuchs to continue apprenticeship push

23rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

One of the UK’s leading lubricant manufacturers has demonstrated its commitment to developing the next generation of talent by extending its apprenticeship programme. Fuchs Lubricants currently has 13 apprentices operating from its UK headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent, and the search is on for more youngsters to join the growing team.

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Euro Car Parts providing FiberFix for repairers

Euro Car Parts providing FiberFix for repairers

28th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts has added the US FiberFix brand to its consumables portfolio. The product, which claims to be ten times stronger than duct tape, is now available to repairers and bodyshops through ECP’s 300-plus branches nationwide.

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Exol introduces new 500g grease cartridges

Exol introduces new 500g grease cartridges

26th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Exol Lubricants, the UK’s largest independent lubricants blender, has introduced four new 500g grease cartridges to its extensive range of grease products, designed to allow complete use of lubricating grease without leakage.

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Exol antifreeze meets Volvo specification

Exol antifreeze meets Volvo specification

30th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Two of Exol’s new antifreeze products now fully comply with the latest Volvo coolant specifications for heavy-duty diesel engines found in HGVs, buses, coaches, plant and marine applications.

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Carbon Clean launches ‘revolutionary’ DCS-16 DPF cleaning solution

Carbon Clean launches ‘revolutionary’ DCS-16 DPF cleaning solution

26th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Carbon Clean, the engine decarbonising solution that works with tap water, has launched yet another ground-breaking, affordable garage workshop offering: the ‘DCS-16’ DPF cleaning system. The company states that DCS-16 will “transform the way workshops across the country tackle DPF cleaning, providing a fast and convenient solution for all types of DPF.”

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Tyre Bay Direct now part of Atlas Equipment

25th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Following the news that Tyre Bay Direct entered administration on 25 September, the company has announced that it is now part of Atlas Equipment. According to the company website, “After a short break in operations, Tyre Bay Direct is now fully operational and capable of meeting the usual needs of customers.”

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Tyre Bay Direct enters administration

26th September 2017 | 0 Comments

According to Companies House, specialist garage consumables supplier Tyre Bay Direct has appointed an administrator. The appointment was made on 25 September and further details of this will be made public via Companies House in the next five days. However, judging by a statement on the company’s website there is every intention to continue business as a going concern:

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Sonne appoints new business development manager

Sonne appoints new business development manager

27th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Hella’s paint brand, Sonne, has grown exponentially in the past year, which is why the team behind the popular brand is introducing Colin Thompson into the Sonne group, as its new business development manager, Thompson has a wealth of knowledge and experience that has been accrued in successful roles within the automotive industry. He specialises in refinishing, tools and equipment and service segments.

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GSF Car Parts saves motorists millions with DPF professional cleaner

GSF Car Parts saves motorists millions with DPF professional cleaner

25th May 2017 | 0 Comments

GSF Car Parts say the Vetech DPF Professional Cleaner they launched in 2015 has already saved UK motorists millions of pounds in replacement parts.

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Autoparts launches spring incentives

Autoparts launches spring incentives

10th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Autoparts has a released a series of promotions rewarding its customers with spend incentives and big brand offers to help customers prepare for spring. The motor factor is offering a range of promotions including five rolls of brake pipe, male and female ends, plus a Draper cutting tool all for £49.80.

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Cataclean sponsors DRM in 2017 Renault Clio Cup

Cataclean sponsors DRM in 2017 Renault Clio Cup

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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Sales surge for GSF engine oils

Sales surge for GSF engine oils

23rd March 2017 | 0 Comments

National motor factor GSF Car Parts is celebrating its first birthday after seeing sales surge on the Vetech multi-fleet engine oils launched in 2016. The standard service life (5W30 SSL Pro) and extended service life (5W30 ESL Pro) formulations were launched in March 2016. Vetech high performance C4 (5W30 SLX Pro) extended service interval engine oil followed a few months later, as the high demand for the oils became clear.

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Liverpool firm to supply diesel engine cleaner to RAC fleet

Liverpool firm to supply diesel engine cleaner to RAC fleet

6th January 2016 | 0 Comments

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).

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Gaither launches new tyre mounting, hand cleaning pastes

Gaither launches new tyre mounting, hand cleaning pastes

18th March 2015 | 0 Comments

Gaither Europe has announced the launch of a new line of tyre mounting pastes. The first product is titled Black Tire Mounting Paste, which is designed to help mount and demount tyres without leaving any visible residue. Secondly, the Truck Tire Mounting Paste is designed specifically for truck tyres.

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Autoglym’s new wheel protector

Autoglym’s new wheel protector

3rd March 2015 | 0 Comments

Car care company Autoglym has launched its new Wheel Protector product which the company claims lasts up to 30 per cent longer than competitors.

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