Entries by Auto Torque

“Leading-edge product innovation” supported by OSRAM takeover of Ring

The takeover has been welcomed by Ring as “very positive news” for customers OSRAM has completed a takeover Ring, the aftermarket manufacturer of automotive lighting, electronics and accessories, as the company expands its product range in the automotive sector. “With the acquisition of Ring Automotive, we are further expanding our aftermarket portfolio and can at […]

Yuasa to give away Honda Fireblade in new consumer motorcycle competition

Scratch card comp to run until October 2019 with £25,000 worth of prizes up for grabs Battery manufacturer and OE supplier to top motorcycle brands, Yuasa is launching an exciting motorcycle scratch card competition this spring. With prizes including a Honda Fireblade, a Honda Fourtrax ATV, ten MDS helmets and 100 Yuasa smart chargers up […]

Autotech Recruit spearheads innovative permanent recruitment drive

Initiative to offer bespoke projects for individual businesses for large scale or multi-site permanent recruitment Autotech Recruit has launched a pioneering, large-scale permanent recruitment drive, which is set to deliver multiple technicians across multiple sites, revolutionising the way in which national automotive companies recruit permanent vehicle technicians. Due to the mass delivery of vehicle technicians, […]

Get double eXtra points on Bosch filters for limited time

FILTER+ can provide relief for allergy sufferers, Bosch says Bosch has announced that customers can get double eXtra points on selected filters until 30 June, 2019. As part of the offer, Bosch is promoting its FILTER+ products. A Bosch spokesperson said: “Watery eyes, itching sneezing attacks -allergic reactions are particularly annoying when driving a car. […]

Ring wall chart gives techs and factors latest info for auto lighting

Chart features ECE references, dimensions, tech drawings and part numbers for over 600 replacement bulbs A new technical 6V and 12V bulb wall chart is now available from Ring, offering quick reference guide for replacement auto bulbs. The chart includes the most recently created references being fitted to new vehicles, as well as upgrades, so […]

DVSA confirms that ADAS remains out of the scope of MOT

Responsibility of all systems not covered by MOT lies with drivers The DVSA has confirmed to AutoTorque that ADAS remains out of the remit of the MOT, with all vehicle systems that don’t fall under the MOT being the responsibility of drivers to maintain. In a statement, Neil Barlow, DVSA’s head of vehicle engineering, said: […]

Neil Croxson named president and COO of The Parts Alliance

The Parts Alliance has announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Neil Croxson has been appointed to the position of president and chief operating officer, with immediate effect. Neil succeeds Peter Sephton who will be retiring after ensuring an orderly transition over a three-month period. “I would like to thank all my colleagues in The Parts […]

Watch: What’s life like for an Autotech vehicle technician contractor?

Autotech Recruit provides contractor, temporary and permanent cover for autocentres, garages and workshops throughout the UK, but what happens when you need a contractor? This video explores what garages can do to deal with the unexpected need to bring in a temporary or other member of staff and what it’s like to be a contractor […]

Valeo hosting training webinar for new electronic parts catalogue

Valeo, the automotive aftermarket supplier and technology company, is to deliver a training webinar to independents on how to get the best from its AutoCat V8 electronic parts catalogue. The webinar, which takes place on today (28 March 2019), has been designed to inform independents and motor factors about best use practices, new features and […]