Entries by Auto Torque

The Parts Alliance extends DriveTec braking range

Number of pads increased 60 per cent in last 12 months with range of discs expanded by 50 per cent over same period The Parts Alliance has enhanced its DriveTec brake friction range. There’s also been an overhaul of packaging to reflect the quality of the products. “In addition to the range extension, there’s a […]

The remanufactured advantage: Why pay more?

Ivor Searle encourages workshops to consider the financial advantage of remanufactured parts. Costing up to 40% less than OE, Ivor Searle’s remanufactured engines, cylinder heads, gearboxes and turbochargers enable independent garages to profitably compete in an increasingly price-sensitive market without compromising on quality, warranty protection or customer service. However, while it may be more economical […]

Car parts, cash and suspected stolen cars seized from Manchester workshops

Two men arrested on suspicion of theft and handling of stolen vehicles following raids this week Two men have been arrested following raids in Bury and Oldham on Wednesday, the Manchester Evening News has reported. Greater Manchester Police executed the warrants as part of a crackdown on car thefts. Officers say car parts, suspected stolen […]

Bosch highlights “complete GDI proposition” for garages

Comprehensive aftermarket GDI parts programme backed with diagnostics and training As ever more vehicles with GDI systems enter the market, workshops are increasingly turning to OE supplier Bosch for their servicing and repair needs, the company has said. GDI is a key technology in the latest generation of ultra-efficient gasoline vehicles, delivering improved performance, increased […]

Why BG Automotive power steering pumps are a good choice

BG Automotive highlights the benefits of its 100 per cent brand new power steering pumps Supplied with a test certificate and a two year warranty, BG Automotive’s range of power steering pumps are brand new and engineered in the UK. A spokesperson for BG Automotive said: “This means non of the component and casings have […]

Schaeffler unveils ‘day in the life of a workshop’ video series

REPXPERT, Alistair Mason, visits Oldfields’ Tim Benson with Schaeffler Brand Ambassador, Andy Savva Schaeffler REPXPERT, Alistair Mason, and Schaeffler Brand Ambassador, Andy Savva, have paid Oldfields Garage a visit to learn more about a typical day in the life of a modern-day workshop, while also lending their expertise and support to a valued brand customer. […]

TEXA announces new solution for recovery of contaminated refrigerants

REC+ works with fully automatic recharge stations in TEXA’s KONFORT range The device works with the fully automatic recharge stations in the KONFORT range (707R, 760R, 760R BUS and 780R BI-GAS) and guarantees the completely safe recovery of all kinds of refrigerant. TEXA’s REC+ can easily be moved around the workshop, satisfies the technical, performance […]

ZF sets new standards with “cleaner, more sustainable” TRW brake pads

Innovative technology offers brake pad production without organic solvents ZF says that it is “actively shaping the mobility of the future” and is setting new standards for sustainability in the aftermarket with innovations in its product portfolio. Further proof of this is the use of ‘powder adhesive technology’ in the production of its TRW branded […]

The Parts Alliance launches Bendix brake calipers range

Range to be made available from all trading group’s local brands throughout UK branch network The Parts Alliance has added a new range of Bendix brake calipers. The decision to add Bendix brake calipers builds on the successful reintroduction of the Bendix brake friction range by GSF Car Parts in 2018. The Bendix range of […]