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Ultimate Van Security Supplier
29th November 2023
Van Guard Accessories is the ultimate van storage and security supplier. ­With more than 45 years’ experience in manufacturing, it is a proud British manufacturer and prides itself in developing high quality and innovative storage and security solutions. As a … Continue reading
I Spy… a Redesigned MiraClone (but Lockdecoders won’t be spying on you)
19th November 2023
Lockdecoders launched the original MiraClone way back in Nov 2010 and sold thousands of units to as many as 40 countries as far apart as the Philippines, Chile, Reunion, Canada and South Africa, Australia etc, MiraClone being our exclusive property … Continue reading
Are you ready for April 2024?
12th September 2023
The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Act 2022 has been enacted into law and the government have now announced that companies have a period of a year to implement the changes put forth in the legislation, with compliance required by 29th April 2024. This … Continue reading
Hickleys Simply Keys 2023 – A weekend of savings, sales, schooling and smiles
18th August 2023
What a Weekend! We would like to say huge thank you to all those who attended Hickleys Simply Keys 2023 on 22nd & 23rd of August at the GTG Centre in Wolverhampton for making it another extremely successful show. Summer … Continue reading
Meet the Alpha Pro Key-Cutting Machine
4th August 2023
Meet The Alpha Pro Key-Cutting Machine The Kukai Alpha, your new key-cutting machine. WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM THIS NEW KEY-CUTTING MACHINE? 3D Group has had this new machine for a couple of months, and like every piece of equipment, … Continue reading
Tell TVL supporters join forces at CV Show Crime Prevention Zone
13th July 2023
Tell TVL’s Crime Prevention Zone is returning to the Commercial Vehicle Show, a year after the initiative launched at the same event. In its first 12 months Tell TVL has already made impressive progress – gaining several key official supporters, … Continue reading
Why Is Toyota Bringing Back Mechanical Keys?
26th June 2023
The automotive industry has seen plenty of changes in the past few years, and one of the most significant is the rise of electronic car keys. Electronic car keys offer convenience and enhanced security features compared to traditional mechanical keys. Now, however, … Continue reading
Why Are Quality Products Essential for Auto Locksmiths?
14th June 2023
You’re reading this because you are an auto locksmith or offer auto locksmith services in your garage. Here at 3D Group, we specialise in supplying people like you with the quality products they need. We have been doing this for … Continue reading
Zed-FULL Plus & Hickleys best ever unlimited use offer
9th June 2023
As any auto locksmith knows, key and remote programming requires a full arsenal of hardware and software to cover all bases. Hickleys has the solution with the Zed-FULL Plus, which is the latest iteration of the “All-In-One” key and remote … Continue reading
Ford-approved packs for aftermarket
19th May 2023
Ford van owners can now easily equip their vehicles with TVL Security’s award-winning packages even after their vehicles have hit the road. Originally manufactured as factory-fit options, the products are now available to all Transit and Transit Custom vans as … Continue reading
What is the Future for Car Keys in 2023?
10th May 2023
Before we start, we’d like to wish a very happy and prosperous 2023 to all our readers! It’s that time of year again when business blogs are full of predictions and trends to look out for over the coming 12 … Continue reading
TVL Security lands Aftermarket Accessories honour at the What Van? Awards
21st April 2023
TVL Security has triumphed in the Aftermarket Accessories category at the 2023 edition of the widely respected What Van? Awards, beating competition from across the light commercial vehicle industry thanks to a collaboration with Ford. Working in partnership with the … Continue reading
The Smart Pro Key Programming Device
27th March 2023
Hickleys has been in the motor trade for nearly 100 years, but the business looks very different today than it did last century. In 2023, one of the core divisions of our business is supplying and supporting auto locksmiths. We … Continue reading
Out of office: From Yorkshire Water to van lock installer
3rd March 2023
Andy Dunn is based in Leeds, and has been locksmithing for around four years. Not content with being confined to an office job, led Andy to turn a hobby of lockpicking into a new career. And, a love of learning … Continue reading