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News and FAQ’s

What Is Clutch Slipping – The Ultimate Guide

Clutch slipping is a term that is synonymous with faulty vehicles and used by many drivers for the wrong reasons. Clutch slips are usually due to common wear and tear, however if ignored and the problem persists, the clutch can be seriously expensive to replace. Our...

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An Update From The DVSA

The DVSA has introduced new national restrictions in England to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The below statements provide insight as to what this will mean for MOT garages and vehicle testing from the 5th of November. MOT testing in England From Thursday 5...

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Important Message From The GEA – 03/11/2020

Following the recent announcement from the government on the new lockdown rules for  England, (Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland existing rules have not been affected) it is our understanding that all UK Garages (but not car showrooms) and MOT sites will be...

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UK’s First All-Electric Ambulance

As of October 2020, more than 140,000 fully electric cars populate UK roads, with petrol-hybrid plugins also on the rise. Having an electric vehicle not only works out cheaper for the driver in the long term but also majorly reduces harmful damage caused to the...

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Are advanced safety features worth it?

According to US research, the market for Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) will increase from $27 billion in 2020 to $83 billion by 2030. But what exactly are ADAS systems? Many of the features are already familiar to drivers. They include road sign...

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Dab digital radio to become standard.

The new Road Vehicles (Approval) Regulations – mean that from the beginning of this month (September 2020) all passenger cars and buses that come fitted with a radio must be fitted with digital radio. Manufacturers have leeway until 21st December 2020 to meet the...

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Will the coronavirus bring about a change in car design?

An unexpected consequence of the coronavirus is the influence it may have on future vehicle design as designers examine how they can respond to the threats posed by pandemics - for example, by developing germ-free car cabins to minimise the spread of infections....

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Would you buy a car online?

Thanks to the internet, it’s never been easier for consumers to find out what a car is worth or where to make a purchase. As a consequence, technology has paved the way for car sales that can take place without a customer even setting foot inside a car showroom as...

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Getting customers back to the dealerships

Recent data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed 4,321 new cars were registered in April 2020, compared with 161,064 in April 2019, representing a 97% decrease and a reduction in actual registrations of 156,743 – the lowest level since...

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Will there be a scrappage scheme?

A survey of in-market new car buyers suggests that around 30% of motorists are waiting to see if any purchase incentives will be introduced by the government before they consider making the purchase amid rumours of a scrappage scheme. While it was suggested that a...

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We calibrate and inspect onsite tools and equipment for over 3,000 customers in the UK. Caltec On-Line provides you with 24 hour access to your latest calibration records.

 

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Caltec engineers are fully qualified to carry out statutory LOLER examinations of your workshop lifting equipment. We also offer Portable Appliance Testing.

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Caltec Engineering Consultants offer onsite support with Health & Safety Audits, Quality System Implementation, MOT Quality Checks, Aftersales Audits & Mystery Shop Programs.

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