New Millers Oils lubricant combats Low Speed Pre Ignition (LSPI)

Damaging phenomenon alleviated by latest engine lubricant Brighouse, UK, 12th November, 2018… Millers Oils is one of the first companies to market with an LSPI oil, that solves the increasingly common problem found in downsized gasoline direct injection engines that can cause extensive damage. The new lubricant is available from November and provides workshops with... Read more

Latest Piston Coating Technology, EcoTough® NG, Launched in the Aftermarket

EcoTough NG reduces piston skirt wear by up to 40% and frictional losses by 15%*   Bradford, UK, 5th November 2018… Federal-Mogul Motorparts announces that the latest piston technology from its Nüral® brand, EcoTough® NG, was introduced in September. EcoTough piston coatings, currently in production, reduce friction, wear and noise, and have been designed to... Read more

New platform will transform how dealers combat online referral sites that erode margins

Protects margins by allowing retailers to maintain control of deal quality and add value through customer experience Successful deployments significantly reduce new car stock and operating costs Provides pertinent market intelligence to inform future model and option mix THAKEHAM, UK, 9th October 2018: A new platform called CarWizz enables automotive retailers to take back control... Read more

Prodrive solves composites recycling challenge

New process enables composites to be re-used several times and negates the need for an autoclave, significantly reducing cost and increasing production capacity  Milton Keynes, UK, October 8th 2018… Prodrive Composites has developed a process for manufacturing recyclable composite components that can satisfy future end-of-life requirements without any compromise in the performance of the original... Read more

New hybrid vehicle White Paper released as part of NEXCEL’s CO2-reducing technology drive

New White Paper outlines hybrid development opportunities using Nexcel technology Testing of conventional powertrains demonstrates Nexcel potential to reduce CO2 emissions by 2 g/km 2018 Toyota Prius development vehicle demonstrates Nexcel packaging flexibility Castrol’s innovation business, Nexcel has released its new white paper on hybrid development. ‘Challenges and Opportunities for the Development of Hybrid Electric... Read more