Freeway Exhaust & Tyre Centre benefits from advanced emissions training and tech support

As an independent family-owned garage, Freeway Exhaust & Tyre Centre in Tunbridge Wells prides itself on a trusted personal service and the fitting of quality parts. The drive towards gaining higher customer satisfaction and personal recommendations meant the garage owners were enthusiastic about receiving Klarius Garage Accreditation, denoting that Freeway utilises quality emissions products and…

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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…

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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…

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UK commercial vehicles at risk of being declared unroadworthy in EU if not fitted with type-approved exhausts

As a business, maintaining a legislatively compliant fleet of commercial vehicles is the cornerstone of a successful logistics operation. Type-approval is the automotive EU directive that governs this compliance across the continent and partially, the UK. Type-approval is especially important for emissions components that are installed on a vehicle, guaranteeing product quality, performance and compliant…

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