Thomas Group Blog Posts

Electric cars still need to win over UK drivers (BBC News report)

The BBC have featured a story based on one of the most comprehensive studies into UK consumers and pure electric vehicles Read the full article here. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48340202 That is the finding of one of the most comprehensive studies into UK consumers and pure electric vehicles. There has been a renewed focus on the climate and […]

Parker and Thomas Group bring high quality filtration to market

Parker Hannifin is a global company and brings its engine filtration expertise to more than 50 countries worldwide. It has sales companies in all major territories that offer customer support on a local scale and this is complemented by an extensive distribution network that provides technical support as well as stocking products.  Parker chooses […]

Water- A diesel Engine’s Worst Enemy

Water is commonly found in diesel fuel due to many factors including condensation in fuel tanks, improper handling and environmental conditions. To minimise the damaging effects, water should be removed from diesel fuel prior to the final stages of solid particulate filtration. What causes water condensation in diesel fuel tanks? Diesel fuel tanks are subject […]

New data shows modern diesel emissions are comparable with petrol

According to the German mobility organisation ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil Club), modern diesel and petrol cars tested in real world conditions out-performed regulatory requirements. Until September 2017, car emissions testing in Europe was limited to laboratory testing that did not fully represent the level of pollutant emissions from new car models. Car buyers therefore could […]

What is the future of diesel

Modern engines are sophisticated. Driven by the need for lower emissions, fuel injection systems now cope with much higher pressures, temperatures and voltages. This gives the user a cleaner, more efficient and more powerful machine. FuelBright additives have been created using over forty years of experience in the fuel injection industry. They have been tested […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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