Entries by Auto Torque

GS Yuasa looks to the future with new corporate slogan

The new the slogan will be utilised in branding throughout the entire GS Yuasa Group worldwide. The message conveys the battery manufacturer’s commitment to continually create and present energy in new forms to meet the ever-changing needs of the times. Building on GS Yuasa’s long-maintained stance of exploring new forms of energy for the benefit […]

New MOT taken 3M dangerous vehicles off UK roads

Nearly 3 million dangerous vehicles have been taken off Britain’s roads since the new MOT was introduced in May 2018, DVSA data reveals. In the first year of the new MOT, more than 31 million vehicles took a test with almost a third failing. Of these, almost 3 million failed due to dangerous defects and were taken off […]

DRIV introduces innovative add-on valve technology

Automakers looking for innovative ways to enhance the comfort, handling and ride performance of future vehicles can now select a cost-effective add-on valve technology from DRiV, a Tenneco Inc. business and global aftermarket and OE ride performance supplier. DRiV Incorporated has introduced a family of advanced, highly-tunable add-on valves for OE manufacturers, that bring best-in-class […]

Ben launches critical response service

Charity initiative helps automotive employers support staff in times of crisis. The free service sees Ben working with automotive industry businesses to provide appropriate, often immediate, support for employees when they experience an unexpected or traumatic incident or event. This specialist service supports employees who have recently experienced the death of a colleague or customer, […]

Judge vows to make example of MOT tester but stops short of jail sentence

Tester to pay £3,725 in costs and carry out unpaid work after continuing to issue passes despite broken equipment A mechanic has narrowly avoided jail after being caught faking the results of 33 MOT certificates. Phillip Wilson was exposed by DVSA inspectors while working at MTs MOT Centre in Waterlooville, Portsmouth. Inspectors discovered that the […]

Schaeffler reveals latest LuK, INA and FAG references

New-to-range list features Ford and Volkswagen Audi Group models LuK, INA and FAG all feature in the latest new-to-range bulletin published by original equipment (OE) manufacturer and supplier, Schaeffler. Three new part numbers have been released – covering kits for LuK clutch, INA timing chain and FAG wheel bearings – to cater for various models […]

TEXA portal makes vehicle coverage database available

Database now accessible to all, including non-TEXA customers The portal allows the user to search the car, truck, bike, marine and OHW categories for a specific vehicle. It also displays the cable lists for all environments. There are regular updates to this system with extensive makes and models that are updated. To access the free […]

Ivor Searle quick customer service supports garage businesses

Ivor Searle has confirmed it supports garages with installation guides for all its OE-quality products When it comes to sourcing a major unit, such as a remanufactured gearbox, engine or turbo, a supplier’s swift response can make all the difference in helping get a workshop‘s customer back on the road. Be they a private motorist, […]

Eighteen per cent of motorists admit to driving car in need of repair

Most commonly ignored issues include faulty brakes, suspension and steering Millions of motorists could be risking the safety of themselves and other road users because they are failing to get their vehicle repaired, a new report has said. Research suggests 18 per cent of motorists continue driving their car despite knowing it needs repairs, citing […]

Five reasons Land Rover specialists choose BGA

BG Automotive explains why its steering and suspension range is so popular with Land Rover specialists Largest range BG Automotive supply by far the largest aftermarket range of Land Rover steering and suspension parts and components. Built to last Engineered in the United Kingdom and tested vigorously to outperform the OE equivalent. Quality management Adhering […]