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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.

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

Article first published Tuesday 28th Jun 2016 08:00

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.

When Should I Top Up My Brake Fluid?

Article first published Tuesday 21st Jun 2016 09:00

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.

Why Does My Air Conditioning Unit Smell Bad?

Article first published Tuesday 14th Jun 2016 10:30

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.

On the Road Again at Automechanika Birmingham

Article first published Friday 10th Jun 2016 10:30

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

How To Tell If Your Antifreeze Needs Changing

Article first published Tuesday 7th Jun 2016 10:30

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.

Granville and Tide Water India Shake Hands On Acquisition

Article first published Wednesday 4th May 2016 12:00

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.

The New FS Range: The Next Generation

Article first published Wednesday 4th May 2016 12:00

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.

Is There Such a Thing as Normal Oil Consumption?

Article first published Wednesday 4th May 2016 12:00

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.

Jargon Buster: Translating your Gear Oil Bottle

Article first published Wednesday 30th Mar 2016 10:00

A New Look for the Maintenance Range

Article first published Wednesday 16th Mar 2016 10:30

Granville are pleased to announce that the new look Maintenance Range is now available.