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AWARD WINNERS: Turtle Wax win at the Auto Express Awards!

We are delighted congratulate Turtle Wax having WON a product category in a recent Auto Express product test, along with two other commended products. Turtle Wax - Wax It Wet, New Redline (under its old name of All Wheel) & Luxe Leather are supplied by Granville and are as follows: Read More

PMF Magazine Feature: Veedol

Granville and Veedol are pleased to announce our feature in the July/August issue (6) of the Professional Motor Factor and Professional Motor Mechanic magazine. Read More

Automechanika Birmingham 2017

The highly reputable Automechanika event opened its doors for its second year in the UK at the N.E.C center in Birmingham, and we were thrilled to have had the opportunity to be a part of the action once again, with the event being 70% bigger than in 2016. With over 550 exhibitors on show, pulling in over 12,000 visitors from around the world, making it the biggest UK automotive event- it wasn’t to be missed.Read More

Veedol Sintron C3 5W-30 gets GM Dexos2 approval

Granville are pleased to announce that Veedol Sintron C3 5W-30 is now Dexos2 approved. The Dexos2 approval specification is uniquely designed to complement the exacting requirements of General Motors advanced engine technology. The specification has gone through an extensive developmental and testing process requiring a number of proprietary tests that are not included in current industry standards and sets performance criteria at a level exceeding many current standards.Read More

Feature: Veedol Powertron Ultra

Recommended for modern generation petrol & diesel cars requiring ACEA C3 engine oil. Helps achieve optimum performance and ensures outstanding engine protection against wear even at extreme temperatures. High level of engine cleanliness. Low SAPS oil ensures longer life of exhaust treatment devices like DPF, TWC, GPF, EGR and SCR. Read More

Veedol at the N├╝rburgring

The legendary Nürburgring, in the town of Nürburg Germany is one of the longest, most tradition-steeped, challenging and busiest race tracks in the world. The Formula 1 pilot Sir John Young Jackie Stewart – after all a three-time world champion in 1969, 1971 and 1973 – was so impressed by the circuit that he gave it the name which it will probably never lose: Green Hell (Grüne Hölle).Read More

Feature: Veedol Sintron C4

Recommended for modern generation petrol & diesel cars requiring ACEA C4 engine oil. Advanced formulation enhances fuel efficiency. Helps achieve optimum performance. High level of engine cleanliness. Low SAPS oil ensures longer life of exhaust treatment devices like DPF, TWC, GPF, EGR and SCR.Read More

Feature: Veedol Sintron C3

A perfect blend of synthetic base oils and modern hi-tech additive system, helps achieve optimum performance and ensures outstanding engine protection against wear even at extreme temperatures/under severe duty conditions. Low SAPS technology ensures longer life of exhaust treatment devices like DPF, TWC, GPF, EGR and SCR.Read More

VEEDOL: An OEM Approved Range

The facilities that produce approved lubricants must meet stringent requirements and products holding approvals have undergone extensive manufacturer testing and analysis to ensure that they are 100% compatible with the requirements of the engines they are matched to.Read More

The History Of Veedol

Bearing a rich heritage, Veedol is world renowned for its exceptional quality lubricants. Since being chosen for the world’s first mass produced car, the Model T Ford, to the Columbia Space Shuttle, the Veedol brand has grown to be one of the most eminent oil manufacturers in the world and remains the professional's choice. Throughout this time the brand has progressed to being chosen by major OEM manufacturers due to the outstanding quality Veedol offers.Read More

A Winter Essential: Granville Sub Zero Universal Antifreeze

An essential item you’ll require in the harsh conditions for your car this winter is definitely antifreeze, and now here at Granville we’re stocking a universal range; suitable for ALL makes and models. Here’s all you need to know:Read More

Veedol has a New Home!

Granville are pleased to announce that they are the new home of Veedol products and will be distributing them across the UK. Available in 5 litre and 1 litre bottles, the new range of engine oils are OEM Approved and have been repackaged with a stunning new look. Read More

Help! My Engine's Overheated!

We are finally starting to see something of summer but we’re not the only ones who can get hot under the collar. Your vehicle may start to feel the heat too and an overheating engine is bad news in any kind of weather. A lot of people will panic if they start to see the critical signs of overheating especially if you can see steam pouring out from under your bonnet and a steep climb on your temperature gauge but try and keep a cool head and follow these 6 pieces of advice if you find your engine just can’t take the heat.Read More

Here's When You REALLY Need to Change Your Oil

There are so many conflicting opinions on when you should be changing your motor oil but there is a very simple answer and that is…Read More

Is Synthetic Oil the best thing for my car?

The most important thing to remember about engine oil is that you should always use the oil recommended for your vehicle. If your user manual specifies synthetic oil then this is what you must use. However in some cases it is possible that either a mineral oil or a synthetic oil is suitable for your engine.  If your engine is has no specific recommendation in terms of the base content of the motor oil then you would need to decide based on other factors.Read More

8 Classic Cartoon Cars We All Wanted to Drive As Kids

I grew up on a healthy diet of Saturday morning cartoons. I spent hours curled up on the sofa in my Spiderman pjs munching on sugary cereal staring at the screen as I kicked butt with anthropomorphic sea life; solved crime with men in lycra wearing their underpants on the outside; and foiled the nefarious schemes of Old Man Jenkins the janitor right from the comfort of my improvised pillow fort.Read More

Can I Use Tap Water Instead of Antifreeze in My Cooling System?

Technically speaking yes you can use plain water in your cooling system but it isn’t recommended as a long term solution and certainly not in extreme weather conditions.Read More

When Should I Top Up My Brake Fluid?

Checking your Brake Fluid is a step which can be easily missed from your routine fluid inspection but it is certainly worth checking up on regularly as with all the fluids in your vehicle because it is vital to ensuring that your brakes work and work well when you need them to.Read More

Why Does My Air Conditioning Unit Smell Bad?

Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems (HVAC) are susceptible to all sorts of problems which could be causing it to blow foul smelling air into your vehicle.Read More

On the Road Again at Automechanika Birmingham

Granville have been out and about once again, this time heading to Automechanika Birmingham for three days at the NEC.Read More

How To Tell If Your Antifreeze Needs Changing

Before you set about checking the health of your antifreeze it is important to bare in mind that different vehicles will have different expected lifespans on any fluid that goes into the vehicle. Your user manual should give you a guide as to when you can expect to need to change your antifreeze but it is a good idea to check up on the health of the fluid when you check if it needs a top-up, something you should be inspecting every three months or so.Read More

Granville and Tide Water India Shake Hands On Acquisition

Tide Water Oil Co. (India) Ltd., a leading player in the Indian Lubricant Industry since 1921, announced today that it has acquired 100% of the shares of Price Thomas Holdings Limited (PTHL). PTHL owns the entire issued ordinary share capital in Granville Oil & Chemicals Limited whose registered office is at Unit No. 29, Goldthorpe Industrial Estate, Goldthorpe, Rotherham S63 9BL, UK.Read More

The New FS Range: The Next Generation

At Granville we are determined to set the Gold Standard when it comes to motor oil and now we are pleased to reveal our new look Engine Specific range to reflect that.Read More

Is There Such a Thing as Normal Oil Consumption?

Firstly it should be mentioned is that if you find your oil levels are depleting then it is either down to oil consumption or an oil leak.Read More

Jargon Buster: Translating your Gear Oil Bottle

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