OEM vs OE vs Aftermarket

OEM vs OE vs Aftermarket

At some point or another, your vehicle will need to be serviced or repaired which usually involves parts of your car being replaced. The process of finding a garage that you trust can be difficult enough without having to then make the decision about the vehicle parts that will be used.


Audi RS Range To Go Hybrid

Audi RS Range To Go Hybrid

Legislation will force future Audi performance cars into using hybrid power.

The head of Quattro has admitted that Audi’s fastest models will be forced into hybrid power as the low-emission legislation is put into force within a generation. Heinz Hollerweger, the managing director of Quattro has emphasised that the entire range of Audi RS models will need some level of electric power to achieve the EU’s sub-100g/km CO2 target by 2021.

BMW History: 21 Things You Might Not Know About BMW

BMW History: 21 Things You Might Not Know About BMW

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, commonly known as BMW was formed on March 7 1916 and the company promptly started making aeroplane engines, setting records for altitude and speed as well as building their very own Lamborghini and constructed a building shaped like an engine. To celebrate 98 years of the Bavarian based company, here are 21 facts you might not know about BMW.

Audi RS7 Driverless Car

Audi RS7 Driverless Car

Germany’s Hokenheim race circuit recently experienced Audi’s debut of the first driverless car. The RS7 Sportback provides a preview of the autonomous technology that they claim will be available on future Audi models in the next decade.

CLP Automotive Loyalty Scheme

CLP Automotive Loyalty Scheme

CLP Automotive want to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and reward our loyal customers so we have launched our very own Loyalty Key Fob Points Scheme to help you save money on your servicing, repairs and MOT costs.

Are You Looking for ECU Remaps?

Are You Looking for ECU Remaps?

CLP Automotive are experts in engine remapping of all types, specialising in Audi, VW, BMW & Mini.

The normally aspirated engine, whilst not the easiest of engines to tune can still benefit from up to 15% more power and torque by careful programming of various engine parameters within the ECU such as its fuel and ignition maps, and in some cases the cam timing can also be tuned within the maps.