Market Trends & Analysis
  • A fibreglass future?

    Lesjöfors discusses the pressures put upon many component manufacturers to make their products more light ...

    Lesjöfors discusses the pressures put upon many component manufacturers to make their products more lightweight, and how the company has gone about achieving this for its own range of vehicle springs. ...

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  • The future is now

    AutoMate’s Harrison Boudakin highlights some of the standout models and key trends from what is arguably ...

    AutoMate’s Harrison Boudakin highlights some of the standout models and key trends from what is arguably the most important motor show on the automotive calendar. If the headline acts at this year’s G ...

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  • The Aisin way

    Last issue, PMF found out about Aisin’s history, and how it developed a wide range of products from its a ...

    Last issue, PMF found out about Aisin’s history, and how it developed a wide range of products from its accumulated experience. Here, the company outlines some of the most popular of these product gro ...

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  • The Diesel Report

    GiPA’s Quentin Le Hetet examines the recent downturn in diesel registrations, and explains why this doesn ...

    GiPA’s Quentin Le Hetet examines the recent downturn in diesel registrations, and explains why this doesn’t necessarily mean that the diesel car parc is coming to its end. ...

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  • The Brake Report

    Lumag has revealed the results of its latest benchmarking exercise, in which the company claims its Breck ...

    Lumag has revealed the results of its latest benchmarking exercise, in which the company claims its Breck brake pads and discs outperformed those of OE manufacturers. The LU 704 brake material was tes ...

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  • Is this the End of the Universal?

    Is this the end of the universal? PMF discusses current trends with Just Boots’ CV boot specialist Dale H ...

    Is this the end of the universal? PMF discusses current trends with Just Boots’ CV boot specialist Dale Holmes. Constant-velocity (CV) joints ensure power from a vehicle’s transmission drives the whee ...

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  • Ring Names its Popular Products

    Picking the right inspection lighting is critical in a busy garage: it will improve working conditions an ...

    Picking the right inspection lighting is critical in a busy garage: it will improve working conditions and reduce eye strain. However, with a wide range of workshop lighting available, which is the be ...

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  • What Does the Future Hold?

    Ecobat Battery Technologies explores the potential future of the automotive battery market, and the role ...

    Ecobat Battery Technologies explores the potential future of the automotive battery market, and the role that lithium might play. According to figures released by VARTA, Ecobat Battery Technologies' ( ...

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  • Start-stop on the up

    Start-stop vehicles already account for most new vehicle registrations in Europe, and are entering the af ...

    Start-stop vehicles already account for most new vehicle registrations in Europe, and are entering the aftermarket in rapidly increasing numbers. In this article, Exide explains the rise in popularity ...

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  • Vehicles of the future

    Claes-Peter Lindner, Field Marketing Advisor Nordic, UK and Ireland at ExxonMobil, discusses how and why ...

    Claes-Peter Lindner, Field Marketing Advisor Nordic, UK and Ireland at ExxonMobil, discusses how and why the company is staying one step ahead in an age of rapid technological change. The automotive i ...

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