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Denso highlights importance of Cabin Air Filters

Short car journeys are causing massive pollution problems – and it’s not just pedestrians at risk, according to a new study. Emission control systems take up to five minutes to activate with nitrogen oxides (NOx) increasing by up to 32 per cent before a diesel engine has warmed and 422 per cent for petrols, according

Philips how-to-guide when changing headlight bulbs

Cars vary hugely in complexity. For some cars, it’s relatively simple to open the bonnet and get to the back of the headlight, remove the old bulb and replace it with a new one. As technology has advanced, the space within the engine compartment has been filled, making it more and more difficult to replace

New Philips EcoPro lamp range

Lumileds has launched the new Philips EcoPro range of LED work lights. Equipped with high-quality LEDs and hands-free features, the EcoPro range also provides the powerful bright light (6,500 K) needed to get the job done, making the lamps perfect for everyday use in automotive workshops. The Philips EcoPro50 provides a portable and powerful rechargeable

Bosch Aerotwin is top pick for Auto Express

Bosch’s Aerotwin wiper blade has taken the top spot in the Auto Express product tests, proving itself to be the best of the best yet again and wiping away the competition. Not only did it pick up a top five stars, but it also scooped the Auto Express Best Buy 2018 title. This is not

Hella LED Matrix Headlamps for new VW Touareg

The latest generation Volkswagen Touareg, which has just had its world premiere in China, features one of the most powerful lighting systems on the market – the LED Matrix Headlamp, jointly developed by Hella and Volkswagen. Volkswagen will offer the innovative lighting system for the new luxury class SUV, under the ‘IQ.LIGHT – LED Matrix

IBIS Ireland Symposium strikes a positive note

The IBIS Ireland Symposium, which took place at the Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin on Tuesday, May 15 brought together all sides of the bodyshop industry for a high level networking opportunity and excellent conference content. Stand out moments for this writer included an excellent presentation from David O’Connor, Head of Aftersales, Kia Ireland who