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TEAM P R REILLY JOINS ECP AS PART OF THE LKQ FAMILY

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  Euro Car Parts, an LKQ company, today announced that it has acquired the business of Team P R Reilly, a leading, family-owned, car parts, accessories and bodyshop business based out of Dublin, Ireland, and Karkraft (N.I.) Limited of Belfast, UK, a paint and collision repair supply specialist. The agreement expands Euro Car Parts operations […]


Osram Ultra Life Free Upgrade Programme

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OSRAM ULTRA LIFE lamps just keep on going and going – so if you spend a lot of time on the road, whether driving to work, shuttling round the kids or on cross-country holiday it’s important to choose headlight lamps that offer you the kind of quality, durability and effectiveness you need and depend on […]


Volvo loses face to Volkswagen in Sweden

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By latest statistics Volvo lost his best-selling car status in Sweden to Volkswagen Golf after 54 years of topping the charts. Ironically back in 1962 it was a Volkswagen again, the Beetle who took down Volvo’s crown. According to the country’s carmaker’s association Volkswagen Golf made up 5.9% of new cars bought in the country […]


Tesla Autopilot crashes lead Consumer Watchdog to urge recall

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October 2014 saw the introduction of Tesla’s so-call “Autopilot” feature (officially a software upgrade called Tesla Version 7.0), which enabled owners to let their car effectively drive itself. The car can manage its speed, steer and even change lane without driver input. The feature also allows for automated parallel parking, and is generally perceived as […]


Suzuki shares fall on back of fuel test issue – 2.1 million vehicles are affected.

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Suzuki said it had used improper fuel economy tests for its cars in Japan, in a widening of a scandal that has engulfed Mitsubishi Motors , but it asserted that proper testing had shown the data did not need to be amended. The news follows Mitsubishi’s admission of fuel economy manipulation last month, after which […]


How to check your cars oil level

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Oil lubricates your car’s engine and stops it from overheating. In order to ensure that it can do its job, you have to maintain the oil level with your car. When checking your cars oil level it is important to make sure that your car is level on the ground, not on a slope and […]


Car fires: How to deal with it and how to prevent it

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A car fire is one of the worst things that can happen to your car. It quickly turns a small issue into a big problem and puts you, your family and your car in danger. It is important to not keep pushing your car to continue when it is overheating. If it starts to overheat, […]


How To Protect Your Car Interior From The Sun

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  Have you ever left your car in an unsheltered car park on a scorching hot sunny day? If so you will be aware of how hot it can get, inside and out. Real and synthetic leather upholstery in particular seems to act like a sponge for the sun’s rays and is often left incredibly […]


Massive Global Recall

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2014 was not a good year for Japanese air bag manuacturer Takata Corp. A spate of global recalls by manufacturers over faulty air bags put the Japanese company in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Now to compound their problems further Japan’s three biggest carmakers are expanding on action taken last year and issuing […]


VW Up! Steering Fault

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Car makers often refer to unwanted design or driving features as “characteristics” but is that really a just description of a steering glitch that pulls your car to the left or right at low speeds?   UK based magazine Auto Express certainly doesn’t think so. They reported on this design flaw in the Volkswagen Up! […]