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Wakefield Council to trial autonomous fuel dosing using Diesel 1000-Latest update After six months of continually dosing 6 bulk storage sites equating to 600,000 litres of fuel and gaining continued improvements in maintenance, fuel usage and emissions. Newton Bar has been selected for automated dosing of Diesel 1000 fuel additive, this will be fully integrated […]

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Avoid winter engine trouble

Ignition challenges Winter conditions can have a real impact on a vehicle’s performance. It’s important to make sure that your car is prepared for the challenge – after all, no-one wants to be left stranded with a broken-down vehicle in the cold. Read on for advice on how to make sure your car starts every […]

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Delphi Technologies will present a range of innovative service opportunities for the aftermarket at this year’s Motortec Automechanika Madrid

Delphi Technologies will showcase its extensive aftermarket portfolio including maintenance, gasoline, diesel and engine management products under its new brand and visual identity. The company will also present its industry leading GDi service program with the new Excalibur GDi test bench, a full-service steering solution and additions to its braking and engine management lines. Daily […]

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We are the only diesel workshop able to do this in the UK.

When you need to have your Yanmar Eco pump serviced it is vital to have the vehicle ECU re-programmed with the new fuel pump settings to keep the emissions, performance and operating correct to original specifications. We will re-programme your ECU free of charge with every pump service. Just put it in with the pump […]

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As good as new!

This pump had been used with contaminated fuel which seized the pumping plunger. After a full strip down and clean, all the worn parts were replaced. It was then set up on the test bench and the ECU re flashed with the new data. It is now as good as new. For Diesel pump enquiries […]

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Yanmar pump in need of a service

This was fully disassembled, cleaned and new parts prepared – to a rebuilt and tested unit, ready to be refitted to the engine. This will continue to work for many more years with Yanmar legendary reliability . All pumps and injectors serviced at Thomas Group are treated in this way.  “Hand built engineering by technicians with […]

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HOW TO IMPROVE EMISSIONS CAUSED BY OLDER DIESEL CARS

Tackling the issue of the legacy fleet of older diesel vehicles will help speed up efforts to make Europe’s air cleaner. In 2015, diesel vehicles made up 42 percent of the total fleet of passenger vehicles in the EU. Although new Euro 6d-temp vehicles meet current emissions standards, the older diesel vehicles that remain on […]

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HOW MODERN DIESEL CARS HELP LOWER CO2 EMISSIONS

Diesel is key to sustainable transport. Its high fuel-efficiency, which produces lower carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, and advanced emission controls make it suitable for achieving CO2 reduction targets and climate change goals. According to the Global Carbon Project’s report of November 2017, after a stable three-year period, global CO2 emissions are set to rise by 2%. This is […]

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Are diesel engines going to be banned?

Full electrification powered by renewable sources is a long way from mainstream adoption, but diesel continues to represent a viable option for drivers now and in the future. We show you why In the past decade alone, diesel engines have made great strides in improving their efficiency. This has resulted in fuel cost and environmental […]

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Where in Europe can I drive my diesel car?

While urban access regulations may seem to restrict where you can drive a diesel vehicle, modern Euro 6 models will continue to be welcome in most cities across Europe. If you are planning on driving through Europe, you may be concerned about the increasing number of cities announcing restrictions on diesel vehicles. To improve air […]

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How modern diesel Engines are helping reduce motoring’s impact on local air quality

A combination of breakthrough emission control technologies have lowered NOx and particulates, making modern diesel a responsible choice for an urban driver. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT URBAN AIR QUALITY? According to the European Environment Agency (EEA), air pollution is the number one environmental cause of premature death in the European Union. Sources […]

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WHAT ROLE DOES DIESEL PLAY IN THE 2030 VEHICLE MIX?

As diesel cars and vans continue to offer tangible benefits to consumers, they are here to stay – now and in the future. The Paris Agreement and the EU’s 2030 Climate & Energy Framework will require steep cuts in CO2emissions from transport. Currently, 25% of all EU greenhouse gas emissions come from transport, and 40% […]

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