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New Draper expert hydraulic spring compressor

New to the Draper Expert range is a powerful, two tonne Hydraulic Spring Compressor, designed for the professional workshop. This is an essential piece of equipment for the professional workshop that safely compresses springs during repair and maintenance of vehicle suspension strut and damper assemblies. Its all-steel construction securely clamps and easily compresses a multitude

Fleet managers advised of benefits of premium tyre policy

Car and light commercial vehicle (LCV) fleet managers working towards the ICFM’s Intermediate and Advanced Diploma Certificates are learning more about the fuel- and cost-saving benefits of a premium tyre policy with help from Michelin. Michelin became one of the first companies to join ICFM’s recently launched Corporate Investor Programme, and the organisation – which is

Continental Tyre options keep D&P Haulage happy

Hull warehousing, logistics and haulage operator, D&P Haulage, is one of the strongest growing transport operations in the north east. Started in 1984 brothers by David and Paul Charlton, the business runs in excess of 60 trucks and 50 trailers on a variety of storage and distribution contracts, using its own warehousing, along with ongoing

Michelin the obvious choice for DAF dealer’s demonstrator

Customers putting TBF Thompson’s new DAF XF 510 demonstrator through its paces are experiencing the top-spec tractor’s on-road performance at its very best, thanks to Michelin. The County Antrim-based DAF dealer selected 315/70 R 22.5 steer and drive tyres from Michelin’s X Multi ‘regional’ range as a factory-fitted option for its latest demonstrator. TBF Thompson

Transway Spares keep Krone trailers on the move in Ireland

Transway Spares, the aftermarket and support service division of Transway Fleet Solutions is now providing same-day delivery of all fast-moving Krone parts to Dublin and overnight parts delivery nationwide. Strategically located in Clondalkin, just minutes from the N7, N4 and M50, Transway Spares now becomes Ireland’s largest stockist of Krone parts and in a move

DENSO leads the way in Lambda Sensor technology

As a world leader in the manufacture of original vehicle parts and systems and a major Tier 1 OEM supplier, DENSO’s expertise in aftermarket engine management systems is unparalleled, providing OEM performance in replacement parts.  The Lambda Sensor is no exception and DENSO has become one of the leading Lambda suppliers in the world, with

Technical call centre launched by Federal-Mogul Motorparts

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, has launched a free technical call centre for customers in several countries in Europe and South Africa. The technical centre is able to respond to enquiries ranging from installation support, part number lookup, trouble-shooting advice, technical issues and F-M Campus support, as well as offering the latest information about new product releases. Telephone

New video guide to replace CV wheel hubs

Diesel Technic has launched a useful video guide for workshop technicians on the correct method to replace a truck’s wheel hub. In the video, the two master commercial vehicle mechanics, Björn and Lars, walk-through the process step-by-step including important safety considerations. The video is available on YouTube by searching for Diesel Technic Parts Specialists or through the

New CP66 Nutrunner offers high durability and low maintenance

Chicago Pneumatic has launched a new nutrunner that offers high power, low maintenance and almost no vibration in the toughest environments. Weighing as little as 3.8kg (8.3lbs) and equipped with a sturdy stabilising arm to aid operator comfort, the CP66 is perfect for flange-related and other bolting applications in the oil & gas, power generation, and

EBT opens new southwest logistics hub

As a further example of its on going expansion, ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT), formerly Manbat, has moved into a new, purpose built 15,000 sq.ft. facility, to allow it to satisfy the increasing demand for its range of premium quality batteries and charging solutions across its multiple business sectors, but particularly for the needs of its