Entries by The Parts Alliance

Ten-year-old tyre ban takes effect

New legislation includes some MOT class 4 and 5 vehicles Tyres aged over ten-years fitted to front-steered axles of goods vehicles with a weight exceeding 3,500kg, buses, coaches and minibuses are now illegal after new legislation came into force this week. MOT test stations have been warned that the new rule also applies to vehicles […]

Polestar 2 gets Monroe suspension technology

RideRefine RC1 add-on valves use frequency-dependent damping to reduce high frequency wheel motions Polestar’s new all-electric performance fastback, the Polestar 2, was recently named Belgium’s Best Car for 2020 in the large electric category by AutoGids and Le Moniteur Automobile. Adding to the local appeal of this recognition, the car is ‪‬equipped with passive shock […]

Ban on tyres over 10 years old to affect MOT testing stations

New legislation coming into force from February 2021 includes some MOT class 4 and 5 vehicles New legislation to be introduced from 1 February 2021 which bans tyres over ten years old applies to some vehicles that fall into the MOT scheme, the DVSA has clarified. The ban covers England, Scotland and Wales and will affect tyres […]

Hyundai launches new fuel cell system brand

‘HTWO’ set to accelerate hydrogen development Hyundai Motor Group has announced the launch of its new dedicated fuel cell system brand, ‘HTWO’. Building upon Hyundai’s 20-plus years of experience in hydrogen fuel cell technology, the new brand will help facilitate Hyundai’s global fuel cell business and grow the hydrogen ecosystem. Hyundai Motor Group is stepping […]

Uni-Select Inc. successfully completes refinancing with new US$565 million credit facilities including covenant relief providing increased flexibility

Uni-Select has secured new credit facilities, replacing the current facilities, with leverage and interest coverage ratio requirements effective only from December 31, 2021. The new facilities provide access to additional liquidity and flexibility. The Corporation now has access to approximately US$220 million of liquidity to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, if needed. Boucherville (Québec), May […]

The Parts Alliance partners with Petronas to supply the PETRONAS Syntium with °CoolTech™ range to the independent aftermarket

The Parts Alliance today announced its long-term partnership with Petronas Lubricants International as its supplier of premium oil. “Petronas has immense potential for our branches and we are thrilled to be partnering with this globally renowned brand to offer our aftermarket customers an outstanding premium range,” said Paula Huesca de Crean, Group Commercial Director of […]

Further reman engine growth expected after record sales in Europe, reports Ivor Searle

Benefits of more sustainable remanufactured components continues to gain traction across aftermarket. Remanufacturer of major units, Ivor Searle, is predicting a boost in demand for its remanufactured products next year, following record sales of engines in Europe during 2019. As laws surrounding the recycling of vehicle parts become more stringent in the EU than anywhere […]