Six-month MOT exemption to end 1 August, here’s your questions answered – Garagewire

The six-month MOT exemption for cars, vans and motorcycles will end on 1 August, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced this week (29 June). All drivers whose car, motorcycle or van is due for an MOT

Source: Six-month MOT exemption to end 1 August, here’s your questions answered – Garagewire

Brake fade: What it is, how it happens and how to avoid it – Garagewire

In its latest technical bulletin, Comline has defined the causes of brake fade and provides practical advice for how best to avoid it. The term itself is largely self-explanatory and applies when the braking power of

Source: Brake fade: What it is, how it happens and how to avoid it – Garagewire

Six-month MOT extension to remain until tests can be “conducted safely” – Garagewire

The six-month MOT extension will not be lifted until tests can be “conducted safely” with the “lowest possible risk” to the health of motorists and staff, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said. MOT test suspensions are

Source: Six-month MOT extension to remain until tests can be “conducted safely” – Garagewire

Driver attitudes towards six-month MOT exemption revealed in new survey – Garagewire

Around 40 per cent of drivers won’t be making use of the current six-month MOT exemption, a survey of 2,200 UK drivers has suggests. Just one-in-seven drivers (14 per cent) surveyed by the RAC say

Source: Driver attitudes towards six-month MOT exemption revealed in new survey – Garagewire

Green number plates for electric cars to be introduced – Garagewire

Green number plates are set to be rolled out from autumn, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed this week, under plans to drive a green economic recovery. The plates will make it easier for cars to be

Source: Green number plates for electric cars to be introduced – Garagewire

New UK automotive type approval legislation proposed by Department for Transport – Garagewire

The Department for Transport (DfT) has released its proposed new UK automotive type approval legislation, which is due to come into force in September 2020. The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) received a DfT consultation document

Source: New UK automotive type approval legislation proposed by Department for Transport – Garagewire

Opinion: We’re in uncharted territory mistakes will be made but the MOT extension is a big one – Garagewire

Well these are interesting days that none of us have ever experienced the like of. Andy Parsons of Shortfield garage in Surrey. As we entered March this year, it was already clear that we were in

Source: Opinion: We’re in uncharted territory mistakes will be made but the MOT extension is a big one – Garagewire

Las Vegas shop revives old school buses into colorful luxury campers

A group of French expats in the US Southwest believes the school bus camper (skoolie) is more than just a DIY RV solution, and it seems to have good timing. With the COVID-19 pandemic having sidelined the tourism side of their business, the entrepreneurs behind Mybushotel have turned their attention to selling school bus campers. Their “B-Hotel” conversions debut as compact camper buses roomier than camper vans, more mobile than chalets, more maneuverable than Class A motorhomes, and loaded with features like rooftop decks, rainfall showers and smart TVs.

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Hydrogen injection device saves fuel and cuts emissions on big diesels

A South Australian company is ready to go into full production with an innovative aftermarket kit that impressively cuts fuel consumption, particulates and carbon monoxide emissions from big diesel engines, asking only for a little water in return.

Source: Hydrogen injection device saves fuel and cuts emissions on big diesels

Honda network hit by cyber-attack – Garagewire

Honda has this week been hit by a cyber-attack impacting its operations around the world. The problem is affected its ability to access computer servers, use email and make use of its internal systems. Production systems outside

Source: Honda network hit by cyber-attack – Garagewire