Thomas Group Blog Posts

Delphi Technologies releases 2019-2020 worldwide emissions standards booklet for passenger cars and light duty vehicles

Delphi Technologies releases 2019-2020 worldwide emissions standards booklet for passenger cars and light duty vehicles VIENNA, Austria, May 16, 2019 – Delphi Technologies PLC (NYSE: DLPH), one of the world’s leading providers of vehicle propulsion systems for traditional and electrified light and commercial vehicles, today released its annual worldwide vehicle and motorcycle emissions standards. This booklet […]

GDi-What does it mean

Gasoline direct injection (GDI) is a fuel delivery system in gasoline internal combustion engines. The system represents the very latest technology in fuel injection. It utilises a high-pressure common rail accumulator assembly which injects the fuel mixture directly into the engine’s combustion chambers. GDI systems also gives improved fuel efficiency, higher output power values, no throttle losses, and […]

Some Euro 6 diesel cars are FAILING roadside emissions tests

Article written by Ethan Jupp, MR (Motoring Research) A Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) report suggests a high risk of modern cars failing emissions tests at the side of the road in ultra-low emissions zones (ULEZ), potentially meaning that they shouldn’t be granted ‘free’ access. The issue has been highlighted by Allow Independent Road-testing […]

Spark plugs: “generation gasoline direct injection”

Bosch reports on the requirements of today’s vehicles In modern spark plugs for gasoline direct injection engines, the centre electrode must be placed into the ignitable mixture. Bosch spark plugs feature precise spark installation depth, projection and indexed ground electrodes for specific direct injection engines as required. New engine concepts – a growing market High […]

How regular filter replacement protects engines and occupants

Mike Ruff GW Editor-‘Garage Wire‘ Bosch explains important roles of fuel, oil, air and cabin filters If a vehicle’s filters are not replaced in due time, the consequences can be unpleasant, Bosch has warned vehicle owners. Fuel, oil, air and cabin filters protect the engine, the injection system and the occupants. To fulfill their tasks […]

Petrol and diesel fuel RENAMED at filling stations

News report from MR Motoring Research-News (By Ethan Jupp) Petrol and diesel have got themselves a new identity. You’ll now find petrol labelled E5 and diesel labelled B7 at filling stations. Fear not, though: it remains obvious exactly which is which, with pumps keeping the ‘unleaded’ and ‘diesel’ labels, too. What are the new fuel […]

Thomas Group expands into the Midlands

Following on from Thomas Auto Injections recent exciting rebrand as Thomas Group Ltd, they are pleased to announce the opening of their new Midlands office in Loughborough. The Ashford operation (TGA) will remain HQ and home for their Diesel Injection reman workshops and distribution warehouse. Along with the admin/telesales, e-commerce and MarComs. Thomas Group Midland […]

Come & Meet us

Thomas Group will be exhibiting at 2 major events in June 2019; Between Tuesday 4th June – Thursday 6th June we will be at Automechanika, the UK’s leading exhibition for the Automotive aftermarket and vehicle production sector. Following this event, we will also be at PlantworX between Tuesday 11th – Thursday 13th June. This is the UK’s dedicated working construction event which […]

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