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FLEXiT Light from Striker Tools
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FLEXiT Light from Striker Tools

Posted on Monday 30th of July 2012

Since we added our selection of Striker tools to our website they have been consistently popular. Striker’s lighting solutions are made to combine innovative design with the greatest functionality to offer the best possible hands-free LED lights for domestic and professional use. While the Striker Light Mines are fantastic little gadgets for precision work in dark corners and tight spaces, such as under the car bonnet, the FLEXiT Light is a versatile LED light sheet which can provide...Read More

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NFDA Welcomes DVLA Modernisation

Posted on Wednesday 25th of July 2012

Earlier in the month we reported the news that thirty-nine regional DVLA offices are due to close in a drive to save £26m from the transport budget. This week the Retail Motor Industry Federations’ National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has welcomed the proposed modernisation of the DVLA. Representing the UK’s car and commercial vehicle retailers, the NFDA believe that this streamlining of the DVLA’s activities is long overdue. Director Sue Robinson commented, ‘Currently...Read More

Cordless Ratchets from Ingersoll Rand
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Cordless Ratchets from Ingersoll Rand

Posted on Monday 23rd of July 2012

Last week we introduced our new range of cordless power tools from Ingersoll Rand, which includes high powered and very portable grinders, impact wrenches and ratchets. Today we’re going to take a closer look at the market leading ¼”, 3/8” and ½” pneumatic ratchets we have to offer. The Ingersoll Rand name is synonymous with quality professional tools, and the cordless ratchets are no exception. All of them benefit from high strength metal housing...Read More

New Cordless Tools from Ingersoll Rand
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New Cordless Tools from Ingersoll Rand

Posted on Thursday 19th of July 2012

Regular visitors to our website will have seen that we added a brand new range of products this week – cordless power tools from Ingersoll Rand! We are really excited to be able to introduce this range of high performance tools, and we currently stock cordless grinders, impact drivers and ratchets for a whole range of automotive repair and maintenance tasks. Designed for the most demanding tasks in professional environments, Ingersoll Rand cordless tools offer incredible power for...Read More

Launch X341 Diagun: Compact Vehicle Diagnostics
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Launch X341 Diagun: Compact Vehicle Diagnostics

Posted on Monday 16th of July 2012

Last week the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMIF) reported that new car sales rose again in June, with a boost of 9.8% to private registrations. Month on month sales of new cars were up 3.5% compared to June 2011, showing an encouraging consumer trend for new car retailers. Sue Robinson, Director of the RMI National Franchised Dealers Association commented:

‘Customers are being tempted back into the showroom with some great offers on new cars. This is...Read More

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DVLA Closing Regional Offices in £26m Economy Drive

Posted on Monday 9th of July 2012

Thirty-nine regional DVLA offices are due to close in an attempt to save £26m from the annual transport budget, as Transport Minister Mike Penning announced last week. In a statement released on 4th July the Minister announced:

‘The DVLA will build on its successes in electronic delivery by providing more transactions online. Local businesses will act as intermediaries to offer motorists more convenient access to certain DVLA services through at least 4000 outlets...Read More