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Invest in yourself: Training programs to build your skills

In the automotive aftermarket, new technologies and trends are arising at a faster rate than ever before. Amid this background, even the most experienced technician might worry about how relevant their skills will be in a few years’ time. But don’t despair – keeping your skills up-to-date is easier than ever, thanks to the proliferation of training courses, many of which have headed online. Nick Thomas, DENSO Project Sales Manager, discusses how to find the right course for you and where the training movement will go next.

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Glow Plugs
Glow Plugs

How to diagnose faulty glow plugs in 10 steps

The basics of a glow plug are easy to explain. They are essential for ignition in diesel-powered engines (as opposed to spark plugs in petrol engines); they heat the air/fuel mixture in the engine so it ignites easily under compression; they are built to be long-lasting and work reliably no matter what happens. However, occasionally external factors or faults with other components can lead to issues with glow plugs. Owing to their rarity, these can easily be missed or wrongly identified.

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DENSO

Ogier and Ingrassia take the title for Toyota GAZOO

Sébastien Ogier and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia came from behind to win the FIA World Rally Championship after a dramatic final stage at Monza. Ogier overhauled his Toyota GAZOO stablemate Elfyn Evans on the final stage to take his seventh WRC title in eight years and his first with Toyota GAZOO Racing, sponsored by DENSO.

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DENSO

World Champions! TOYOTA GAZOO secure WEC drivers’ championship

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s #7 TS050 HYBRID, sponsored by DENSO and driven by Mike Conway, Jose Maria Lopez and Kamui Kobayashi, has won the 2020 FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship. By winning the final event of the season in Bahrain, they narrowly beat their teammates Brendon Hartley, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima to the top spot.

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