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History of the Dashboard

The term 'Dashboard' originated when there were horse-drawn carriages and evolved into the complex and also stylish dashboards seen in the cars of today.

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New SMITHS Vacuum Gauge Launched by CAI

Caerbont Automotive Instruments Ltd (CAI) has launched a new low-energy vacuum gauge with SMITHS branding to measure the manifold vacuum in an engine.

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Aston Martin Owners Club Visit CAI

On the Friday before the Aston Martin Owners Club Concours at St Athan, South Wales (9th April 2017), club members visited the CAI manufacturing facility in Abercrave, the home of SMITHS gauges. Smiths gauges feature in many classic Aston Martin cars.

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Specialist French Distributor for CAI

VW specialist, Serial Kombi in France, joins the expanding CAI and SMITHS distribution network promoting and selling gauges for classic cars and motorcycles.

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Review of MCN London Motorcycle Show 2017

CAI's Managing Director walks the MCN London Motorcycle Show (Excel 17-19 Feb 2017) and find what motorcycles are using CAI and SMITHS gauges.

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