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What’s your favourite custom car from the movies?

Every petrolhead has their own list of great motors from the movies, and we’d love to see yours. Here are some runners and riders, just to get your engines started. Back to the future Yes the Delorean DMC-12 looked fabulous. And yes it had its faults as well. In…

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Why slowing car sales could be good news

New care sales in the UK fell by 12.2% in October 2017, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. In fact sales are on course for the first annual decline since 2011, and the SMMT forecasts that the decline will continue into 2018…

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Nick Jevons Moves to the Other Side

JTAPE are pleased to announce that they have strengthened their external technical sales team by adding Nick Jevons to the team full time. Nick will cover major areas of the North of England and will provide support and technical advice to distribution and body shops alike in his area.

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See you at SEMA

As the European leg of the automotive exhibitions draws to a close JTAPE’s focus will move state side for the SEMA show. The SEMA Show is the world’s largest automotive trade event. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place. From 1-4 November JTAPE will be…

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It was all about Autonomous at Automechanika

With Automechanika 2016 focusing on technology JTAPE could see first hand how Autonomous vehicles will change the automotive industry. It’s been well documented that most manufacturers will move towards this driverless future in three stages: Feet-off (intelligent cruise control) Hands-off (think of Tesla’s Autopilot) Brain-off stages While stage 1 and…

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Is Apple about to takeover McLaren

Shortly after Automechanika 2016 closed its doors the news became flooded with reports that Apple is poised to takeover McLaren. From the rumours swirling through the halls at the show, Apple was in the process of scaling back its autonomous car project (codename Project Titan) to refocus on software delivery.

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