• Is the lubricants industry ready for the hybrid revolution?

    Electric hybrid cars are expected to increase in popularity in the years to come as technology continues ...

    Electric hybrid cars are expected to increase in popularity in the years to come as technology continues to evolve. That poses a challenge for the lubricants industry, though perhaps not as great as i ...

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  • It’s so simple

    The breaking of a new year brings with it the chance to take a step back, assess where your business is h ...

    The breaking of a new year brings with it the chance to take a step back, assess where your business is heading and toset some goals for the 12 months ahead. There’s little doubtthat 2013 will bring w ...

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  • What’s in the box?

    With the latest horse meat scandal dominating the headlines, fingers have been pointed in the direction o ...

    With the latest horse meat scandal dominating the headlines, fingers have been pointed in the direction of suppliers. The public is justifiably demanding that heads should roll, but the whole issue po ...

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  • Fail to prepare……

    Discarding those who’s designated vocation in life seems to be that of world champion whinger, a bit of w ...

    Discarding those who’s designated vocation in life seems to be that of world champion whinger, a bit of warm and pleasant weather is proven to have a galvanising effect on the mood of even the most ha ...

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  • Know your parts

    In a recent issue of PMM we took the decision to dedicate a significant amount of our valuable magazine s ...

    In a recent issue of PMM we took the decision to dedicate a significant amount of our valuable magazine space to a subject that fully deserves such a spotlight – the claims of ‘OE-matching quality’ fr ...

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  • Higher or lower? PMM reader response

    Following the publishing of our Editor's Viewpoint (which you can read here), discussing the shortage of ...

    Following the publishing of our Editor's Viewpoint (which you can read here), discussing the shortage of skills across the UK, regular reader Mick Mannion has responded with his thoughts. Here's what ...

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  • Higher or lower?

    A new study by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has warned that school leavers would be be ...

    A new study by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has warned that school leavers would be better off considering alternatives to university as they seek to forge a successful career. ...

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  • Apprentice-ships should sail freely

    Cast your mind back to when you were in your teens, trying to plot a path through the big wide world in f ...

    Cast your mind back to when you were in your teens, trying to plot a path through the big wide world in front of you. For many of you reading this blog, being given a chance by the employer of a small ...

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  • Ditch the discounts

    Frustrated at an increasing culture of cut-priced MOTs, Graham Cox, Proprietor of Ernigrip Motors in Oxfo ...

    Frustrated at an increasing culture of cut-priced MOTs, Graham Cox, Proprietor of Ernigrip Motors in Oxfordshire, decided to share his thoughts with the Prime Minister. But, as he explains, little did ...

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  • The BIG removal mess

    At the time of writing the vast majority of PMM readers will now be aware of the news that broke at the t ...

    At the time of writing the vast majority of PMM readers will now be aware of the news that broke at the turn of the year, regarding a change to MOT test legislation that could have a significant impac ...

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