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Automechanika Birmingham is shortlisted for two awards in the UK exhibition industry

Automechanika Birmingham, the UK’s leading exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and vehicle production sector, has been shortlisted for two awards in the renowned Association Exhibitions Organisers (AEO) Excellence Awards 2018, “Best UK Tradeshow (more than 8000sqm) & Organiser Team 2018” in acknowledgment of its growing impact in the automotive industry’s event calendar.


Maximise the service life of your tyres by monitoring their condition

The braking distance for worn tyres is up to three times longer in wet weather. Research also shows that aquaplaning can begin at speeds that are clearly slower than normal road speeds. Drivers should monitor the condition and inflation pressures of their tyres regularly and not only during the tyre changing season. Safe summer tyres should have a minimum tread depth of four millimetres and they should be no more than six years old.


Fleet Communication Critical With Arrival Of New MOT Rules

Communication and clarity with company car and van owners and drivers will be more critical than ever with this month’s introduction of MoT test changes with the new rules potentially contradicting the established Road Traffic Act, according to Kwik Fit, the UK’s largest automotive repair company.