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2013-10-31 12:21:38

New Registrations of GVW 8 Vehicles Down 8.5 percent SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the most recent reports compiled by Polk, the global automotive market intelligence firm recently acquired by IHS (NYSE: IHS), new commercial vehicle registrations (GVW 3-8) remain soft through the first eight months of 2013. Total new commercial vehicle registrations were 379,300 units, up just two percent from the 371,700 reported during the same period last year....

2013-06-17 16:20:19

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent Polk analysis of commercial vehicle registrations during the first quarter of the 2013 calendar year identified 171,724 used commercial vehicle registrations, an increase of 4.7 percent when compared to used registrations during the first quarter, 2012. With the exception of first quarter 2011, used registrations in the first quarter of the 2013 calendar year are the highest since 2005. During this same period, new commercial vehicle...

2013-02-26 08:20:20

LONDON, February 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MOT season is almost upon us and the team at Euro Car Parts [http://www.eurocarparts.com ] is urging people to get their vehicles into the best possible position to pass. In the last few years, government guidelines have made it more difficult for older cars to pass their MOT tests, so a bit of prior maintenance is often necessary. Among the chief areas of concern for motorists who own vehicles that are ten or more years old are...

2013-02-26 04:20:22

LONDON, February 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quality car maintenance often becomes more pressing after a long, cold winter, especially given that the spring time ushers in MOT season for a lot of motorists. As a means of helping drivers to tackle the forthcoming maintenance season, nationwide car parts distributor Car Parts 4 Less [http://www.carparts4less.co.uk ] has put in place a series of discount offers on many items of stock. High quality replacement car parts are...

2012-11-13 12:20:33

10-Minute Check Can Help Ensure Stress-Free Thanksgiving Road Trip BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One way to avoid a turkey of a Thanksgiving road trip is to make sure the vehicle you will be driving is running well. A 10-minute pre-trip check is small potatoes compared to a big helping of inconvenience if you break down many miles away from home, according to the Car Care Council. "A pre-trip vehicle check provides peace of mind, helping reduce the...

2012-10-26 04:03:01

Shiply.com, the online transport marketplace, supports MP for Harrow Robert Halfon´s proposed bill to allow motorists to see the amount of fuel duty paid on receipts. London, UK (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Shiply.com, the online transport marketplace, today welcomed Robert Halfon´s proposed bill to allow motorists to see the amount of fuel duty paid on receipts. Mr Halfon´s bill, which was outlined to MPs in the Commons, was described by himself as being very simple and that...

2012-10-19 07:20:26

CARDIFF, Wales, October 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As well as a poor service history, lack of MOT and high mileage, motorists may be surprised to learn everyday spills and stains, dog smells and cigarette burns could affect the value of their car. New research by car insurance [http://www.elephant.co.uk ] specialist elephant.co.uk has revealed small steps such as taking time to thoroughly mop up spills, putting a blanket down for pets and making small repairs to the...

2012-09-03 10:20:06

LONDON, September 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Law naturally finds its way into all industries and sectors and the car repair industry is no different. Mechanics up and down the country are affected by changes that occur in the field of business law at large, as well as smaller changes that relate specifically to vehicle repair and to the use of car parts. Recent changes to competition law in the automotive sector have targeted maintenance and repair in particular and although...

2012-08-22 06:20:49

LONDON, August 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year again when members of the public flock to garages and dealerships in their droves in order to sort out their MOT tests. Over the next few weeks motorists are all likely to step up their car maintenance in order to make sure that their cars and vans pass with flying colours and costs are kept low. That's why the team at Euro Car Parts has recently seen an increase of inquiries for a multitude of different parts...

2012-08-08 10:20:12

LONDON, August 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the news release, "Car Parts Retailer Enhances Online Presence to Cater for Demand Amid New MOT Rules" issued on 8 Aug 2012 15:22 GMT over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the release was incorrectly sourced. The source of this PR is Car Parts 4 Less Ltd Complete corrected release follows: Car Parts Retailer Enhances Online Presence to Cater for Demand amid New MOT Rules In the wake...