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Automechanika Frankfurt 2018

Article first published Friday 21st Sep 2018 11:03

Granville were delighted to have showcased at the prestigious Automechanika event in Frankfurt last week. This year was bigger and better than ever, with the biennial trade fair celebrating its 25th anniversary and over 5000 exhibitors presenting their new products and latest developments.

Introducing: Rapid Cool Antifreeze & Coolant

Article first published Tuesday 18th Sep 2018 09:00

We’re pleased to welcome two new additions to our Anti-Freeze range – Rapid Cool Red and Rapid Cool Blue!

Get More For Your Money with Our Top 5 Tips for Saving Fuel

Article first published Friday 17th Aug 2018 09:23

Petrol prices are at a 4-year high thanks to inflated crude oil prices and a weak pound – not great news unfortunately but we’ve come up with a list of tips which can help you economize your fuel usage.

5 Great Products That Can Help You Out This Summer

Article first published Monday 2nd Jul 2018 12:00

Summer is now upon us! Of course we're in England so who knows how long this lovely weather will last before the heavens open [Edit: Since writing this post, it has in fact rained...). In the meanwhile, here are our Top 5 Products for getting you through Summer.

Feature: Granville FS-NX and FS-BX Synthetic Engine Oils

Article first published Wednesday 2nd May 2018 12:00

Granville FS-NX is a highly advanced fully synthetic engine oil formulated to give comprehensive protection and performance as well as offering increased fuel economy and exceptional lubricant fluidity. Available in a range of sizes, ranging from 1 Litre Cases all the way through to 205 Litres, this product will ensure that everything runs smoothly.

Don't Get Your Hands Dirty...

Article first published Thursday 5th Apr 2018 12:15

Gunk Extreme Hand Cleanser contains a blend of surfactants and natural citrus solvent. Designed to be an effective hand cleanser, yet gentle and pleasant to use. The perlite abrasive works to loosen ground-in dirt and grime effectively. This formulation does not contain light polymer beads (or polychips) for a more environmentally friendly alternative without impacting on cleaning performance. Ideal for use around the home, garden, DIY, automotive, workshop and industrial sectors to remove; oil, domestic paint, mud, polish and most other ground-in dirt. Available in sizes from 500ml to 20 Litres.

Introducing our New and Improved G+ Pro Range

Article first published Thursday 1st Mar 2018 09:50

New Products to Keep Your Car Looking (and Smelling) Fresh!

Article first published Thursday 1st Feb 2018 09:53

We are proud to welcome some great new products to our ever-growing range, which will keep the interior and exterior of your car looking fresh.

New High Perfomance Oils in the Hypalube Range

Article first published Tuesday 2nd Jan 2018 11:00

Granville are proud to announce the immediate availability of the 9th and 10th fully synthetic engine oils to our Trade Hypalube range. These two new products build upon the strong foundations of the range to add many of the popular modern specifications required in the car parc.

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

Article first published Tuesday 25th Jul 2017 16:15

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: 

PMF Magazine Feature: Veedol

Article first published Friday 21st Jul 2017 15:30

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. 

Automechanika Birmingham 2017

Article first published Thursday 29th Jun 2017 10:00

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.

Veedol Sintron C3 5W-30 gets GM Dexos2 approval

Article first published Friday 2nd Jun 2017 09:00

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.

Feature: Veedol Powertron Ultra

Article first published Thursday 9th Feb 2017 16:00

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. 

Veedol at the N├╝rburgring

Article first published Thursday 2nd Feb 2017 16:00

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).

Feature: Veedol Sintron C4

Article first published Thursday 12th Jan 2017 15:00

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.

Feature: Veedol Sintron C3

Article first published Thursday 5th Jan 2017 13:00

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.

VEEDOL: An OEM Approved Range

Article first published Thursday 22nd Dec 2016 12:10

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.

The History Of Veedol

Article first published Wednesday 14th Dec 2016 12:00

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.

A Winter Essential: Granville Sub Zero Universal Antifreeze

Article first published Monday 21st Nov 2016 12:22

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:

Veedol has a New Home!

Article first published Tuesday 1st Nov 2016 12:00

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. 

Help! My Engine's Overheated!

Article first published Tuesday 19th Jul 2016 10:00

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.

Here's When You REALLY Need to Change Your Oil

Article first published Tuesday 12th Jul 2016 11:00

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…

Is Synthetic Oil the best thing for my car?

Article first published Tuesday 5th Jul 2016 12:00

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.

8 Classic Cartoon Cars We All Wanted to Drive As Kids

Article first published Saturday 2nd Jul 2016 09:00

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.