What makes a quality aftermarket exhaust?

When specifying a replacement aftermarket exhaust, ensuring that the vehicle’s efficiency, performance and MOT compliance are preserved is a primary concern. Better quality aftermarket exhaust parts, especially ones that are type-approved are guaranteed by their manufacturers to reach or exceed the operational performance of the original OE part. Doug Bentley, Head of Product Development at…

Type-approved emissions components save fuel and protect air quality

Recent assessments regarding the air quality in British cities have brought the issue of emissions generated by road vehicles back under the spotlight. With major manufacturers and individual motorists potentially contributing to the problem, it raises the question, what steps can the aftermarket industry and motorists take to improve the environmental credentials of the petrol…

What is type-approval for automotive components?

Klarius Products is the UK’s largest manufacturer of aftermarket emissions parts, producing a vast range of type-approved exhausts, catalytic converters (CATs) and diesel particulate filters (DPFs) – but what does type-approval actually mean? Doug Bentley, Head of Research and Development at Klarius Products, explains type-approval and why it is an important consideration for replacement emissions…

Independent garage technicians receive IMI certificates for emissions training

Klarius has recently announced the first garages to have technicians successfully pass level 1 of its comprehensive emissions training program, which is certified by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). The course aims to increase garage technician’s knowledge regarding emissions components, exploring their function, failure modes and governing legislation. Technicians from seven garages have…